Best Idol Boys! Review: Uta no Prince-sama

By WhiteShiningDragon | August 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Title: Uta no Prince-sama (UtaPri) Number of seasons: 4 Number of episodes per season: 13 Genre: Music, Comedy, Reverse Harem, School, Drama Hate boy bands? That’s okay, I hate them too. But I LOVE this show. Two years ago I thought I was fangirl trash after watching Noragami and having my first OTP (Yatori), but…

Alderamin on the Sky Season One Anime Review

By DMelin77 | July 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fans have been raving about Alderamin on the Sky since the release of the first light novel in 2012.  Originally titled Nejimaki Seirei Senki:  Tenkyo no Aruderamin, the series were written by Uno Bokuto and illustrated by Sanba Sou received much hype, and would eventually go on to receive a manga as well as the anime adaptation….

“I Ruined Everything…” Introducing My Mom Into Anime – Part 2

By WhiteShiningDragon | June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

In my last article, I ended by telling you all that my mom starting gaining interest in watching anime. (For a refresher, here is part 1: https://www.usanimedirect.com/ruined-everything-introducing-mom-anime-part-1/) Between watching cosplay on Syfy and me writing a long story for Durarara!!, I could tell my mom was eventually pushed until she finally said: Yes. (Sounds kind…

Dragon Ball: The Good, The Bad, And The Bad To Good

By DMelin77 | June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dragon Ball is without question a smashing hit of a franchise that remains a wonder to the world.     Being one of the most popular manga and animes to date, the series has gained a cult following.  It started in 1984 with the first release of the manga, and also in 1986 with the…

Netflix Anime-Present and Future!

By Dreamii.Bunni | May 14, 2017 | 1 Comment

I want to talk about Netflix anime present and future. The anime that I am going to list are mixed between Netflix exclusive and not exclusive. I happen to subscribe to Netflix and watch anime on it all the time! I am always happy to watch new ones and even old ones. The cool thing…

Take 5: Sakura Quest

By Kiira | May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

PA Works, known for Charlotte, Shirobako, Kuromukuro, and other anime favorites, is currently airing Sakura Quest for the Spring 2017 season. Running with 24 episodes, Sakura Quest is a hopeful looking slice of life series. Out in the Sticks!  After over 30 job applications and denials, Yoshino Koharu’s dream of a big city Tokyo life seem…

Ao no Exorcist: Kyoto Fujouou-hen Mega Review

By robertwk | March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

I will be doing short reviews of previous episodes to catch up to the current episode.      Episode 3 The leaders of the Myoda sect gather to discuss the possibility of a traitor. Everyone is suspicious of each other, but Bon’s father is the prime suspect. Later on, we see Rin attempt to talk to…

Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale Review

By Kiira | March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sword Art Online‘s first season aired in 2012, and since then it’s become one of the biggest and most popular anime franchises of the decade. March 9, 2017 was the US theater release date for Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale, and thousands of anime fans gathered at their local theater to participate in…

Review! The Seven Deadly Sins: Season 2?

By NyteFryte | February 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

DOES THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS HAVE A SEASON 2?! Well, for those confused weebs browsing through Netflix who may have noticed new episodes added to The Seven Deadly Sins title, no. Netflix has yet to release a season 2. Instead, these “new” episodes that are finally appearing are part of a four-episode television anime special…

Fall Flashback: Magical Girl Raising Project

By Kiira | January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

MAGICAL MAYHEM!  Anime’s 2017 winter season is in full motion, but that doesn’t mean we’ve forgotten about our fall favorites. One fall 2016 show that flew right under the radar (thank you, Yuri!!! on Ice), was Magical Girl Raising Project. The Magical Girl Raising Project is a social phone game where you can create and…