Anime

Higurashi: When They Cry – Gou Episode 2 Review

After watching episode 1 of Higurashi New, I wasn’t entirely sure I’d stick with it. As I mentioned in my review, I wasn’t completely sold on the slice-of-life gags and the characters hadn’t really connected with me. But after watching episode 2, I’m really glad I gave the series another shot. The episode opens with a… Continue reading Higurashi: When They Cry – Gou Episode 2 Review

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Akudama Drive Episode 1 Review

As much as I try not to go into series with expectations, it can be really hard to ‘turn off’ any preconceived notions. And with Danganronpa writer Norimitsu Kaiho at the helm, it was even more difficult not to have high hopes for Akudama Drive’s premiere episode. The episode follows a group of super criminals working to free… Continue reading Akudama Drive Episode 1 Review

Anime

Higurashi: When They Cry – New Episode 1 Review

While I am a massive fan of horror anime and manga, it may come as quite a shock that I’ve never watched the original Higurashi When They Cry (2006). I also own the visual novels that the anime is based off, but haven’t gotten around to playing them (oh that ever growing Steam backlog). So while I… Continue reading Higurashi: When They Cry – New Episode 1 Review