Anime Review: Natsume Yuujinchou

Natsume Yuujinchou (Book of Friends) has been one of my favorite anime series since 2013. I suppose you could call it a mystical slice-of-life about a boy named Takashi Natsume and his ability to interact with youkai or supernatural monsters, spirits or demons in Japanese folklore. His grandmother Reiko Natsume also had this ability, and [...]

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Short Anime Review: Anohana

I've seen some great anime before. Many that were action packed and many that touched my heart. Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day however, was the first that was able to make me bawl like a baby. This show is very sweet and tells an amazing story about lost friendships and love. It has a [...]

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable Review

I know what you're thinking. "Seriously Jake, another JoJo's review? I think you've got a problem." Well you'd probably be right, but don't worry as this is the last available season of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure that's out right now. So just humor me here okay? And as always, Major Spoilers Ahead! Set in 1999, 11 years [...]

Short Anime Review: ERASED

With beautiful artwork, a dark captivating story, and a relatable main character, Erased was one of my favorite anime of 2016. Satoru Fujinuma is a young manga artist struggling to make a name for himself following his debut. But, that was not the only thing in his life that Satoru was feeling frustrated about…he was [...]

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders Review

What? Another JoJo's review? It's true, immediately after finishing the first season (first two arcs) of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure I continued into the second without skipping a beat. I love this anime so much, but it pains me knowing I've probably already seen my favorite parts -- more on that later though. If you haven't [...]