The GLORIO Decade: The 2010s in Anime Music

Music is as integral to a piece of media as visuals or plot, which is why for as long as The GLORIO Blog has existed, we have done some variety of a feature about our favourite anime songs. With the decade having come to a close, we’re presenting the most memorable tracks of them all right here, with all the pithy commentary from yours truly you’ve come to expect.

All Your Monies: June 30th 2014

Hello, and welcome to All Your Monies, where The Glorio Blog’s resident toy and figure collecting crew (and Aquagaze) will run down the last week’s new pre-orders, turning a loving or scathing eye over what’s been put out for you to spend your hard earned cash on. This week, OUR POWER IS MAXIMUM.

Final Impressions: Yozakura Quartet ~ Hana no Uta~

One adorable magician, three epic battles, two daemon hunters, six teenage crime fighters, dozens of cups of noodles and countless panty shots later, we bid goodbye to Sakura Newtown and its quirky inhabitants, as Aqua, Zigg and Gee give their final thoughts on Yozakura Quartet ~Hana no Uta~.

The 9th Day of GLORIO: Top 10 Anime of 2013

If you’re a regular reader or you’ve been following our 9 Days of Glorio coverage, it’s pretty clear our writers have a wide range of opinions and perspectives – so wide, in fact, that despite using a mathematically sound voting system for our top 10 anime we somehow ended up with 11 entries! Nevertheless, our…

The 4th Day of Glorio: Iro’s 2013 Awards

You are now entering the Nine Days of GLORIO, our non-stop year in review. Each day for the rest of 2013, a member of the Glorio crew will share some of their highlights from the past 12 months, all culminating in our Top 10 Anime of the Year. For Day 4, Irothtin watched like two…

Yozakura Quartet ~Hana no Uta~ Episode 9

Recap: After the events of Hoshi no Umi, Zakuro has a hard time adjusting to daily life in Sakura Newtown. While Kotoha briefs her on the state of half-daemons in town, Akina pays a visit to the graveyard and runs into a whole bunch of unexpected visitors.

Yozakura Quartet ~ Hana No Uta ~ Episode 5

Recap: The mysterious visitor is revealed to be mayor Morino, who is working together with a mysterious old man in order to ensure his re-election. Hime rushes in to save her cousin, unaware of the secret weapon Morino’s ally has up his sleeve.

Yozakura Quartet ~ Hana No Uta ~ Episode 4

Recap: Hime’s cousin Kohime pays a visit to Sakura Newtown, announcing that she’s running for mayor in a neighboring town. Hime does not seem too impressed, but when a particular villager expresses his dissatisfaction with her policies, she starts to worry about her own competence as mayor.

First Impressions: Yozakura Quartet ~ Hana No Uta ~

Alternate titles: Yozakura Quartet ~ Song of Flowers ~ Manga Adaptation by Tatsunoko Productions Simulcast pending Premise: Hime Yarizakura (Misato Fukuen) is the young mayor of Sakura Newtown, a homey suburb where humans and Beasts (youkai), humanoid creatures with all sorts of awesome powers, live together in harmony. Together with her friends at the Hiizumi Life Counselling Office,…

GLORIO Fall 2013 Anime Guide Part 2

You may now rest easy, anime fans, as part 2 of our Fall 2013 Anime Guide has arrived! We have conveniently compiled the remaining shows we’ll be taking a look at for your perusal, and if you missed Part 1 make sure to go give that a look too. What shows are you excited to…