Final Thoughts on New Game!!

I have long adored the Slice-of-Life genre for its ability to warm the heart, calm the mind, and provide a lovely, evenly-paced story that keeps you engaged from start to finish, without creating any real unnecessary emotion. Many people find the genre to be boring, which I can understand, but for me, Slice-of-Life is a …

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New Game!! Episodes 10 and 11 Review

Back with my girls for more silliness, as the game is approaching it's final stages. And we get even more of what this show is so good at; real-life struggles disguised under adorable moe-ness. Naru and Nene are still working on their minigames, and Naru continues to flaunt her experience and skill over Nene. When …

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New Game!! Episodes 8 and 9 Review

Ahhh... This show is just relaxing, for me. Anyone else feel the same? I mean, it's got great art and animation, nice music, an adorable cast of characters, and just enough soul to be surprisingly deep, on occasion. Episode 8 is pretty relaxed, though, as all the girls get to know the new hires. Umiko …

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New Game!! Episodes 6 and 7 Review

This show always manages to surprise me. It fools you into thinking that it's just all about these cute girls and their adorable antics, and the BAM, they hit you with a fantastically written scene that hits close to home for many of us. In Episode 6, Nene has finally finished her game, and is …

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New Game!! Episode 3

Hifumin is rocking it this episode. I think we got more dialogue from her in just this one episode than we did the entire first season. Funnily enough, she collapses from exhaustion afterwards from talking too much. I Know how you feel, Hifumin. This show is just so cute, with some real nice serious moments …

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New Game!! Episode 2

Ah yes, more cute girls doing cute things. Just what everyone wants and needs in their life, right? New Game!! is great at showing the daily workings of these adorable girls without getting too serious or too nitty gritty, with a tiny amount of fanservice, just enough to make us male viewers happy, but nothing …

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New Game!! Episode 1

Second season of New Game is here!! This show is just adorable and fun. The plot is not terribly thick, and it's mainly just a moe show, but there's something inexplicable enjoyable about moe shows like this. After all, who doesn't like watching cute girls do cute things? It's been a year since Aoba was …

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Summer 2017 Anime Hype!!!

Spring 2017 was a fantastic season, with some truly great shows, and a surprising lack of extremely bad ones. And looking at the currently released lineup of shows for the Summer 2017 season, i'm feeling pretty hopeful as well! Let's just all hope that we can keep up the momentum and get another great season! …

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