Gakusen Toshi Asterisk – First Impressions

Asterisk 1

Futuristic Academy Fighters (yes, I made that up now) seem to be quite a popular choice of genre these days, especially in shounen anime. This one is no different: new/transfer student entering an academy where everyone fights each other to determine who’s the strongest of them all. Main character shows potential to be very strong but we have yet to see his full power. While Gakusen Toshi Asterisk¬†adds nothing new to the genre, it’s quite entertaining so far.

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Danchigai – First Impressions

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Misheard Anime Lyrics

So recently a friend of mine shared this video with me and I felt that I had to share it with you. Hope you guys get a good giggle out of it like I did!

Fight the Power: Assassination Classroom and Social Hierarchy

[Image via Black Nerd Problems]
[Image via Black Nerd Problems]
What would you do if you were offered $1 000 000 to kill your teacher? What if the government told you that killing your teacher would save the world? Would you do it? If you said yes to any of these questions then welcome to Class 3-E: home to the delinquents of Kunugigaoka Junior High School, one of the most prestigious schools in Japan. Assassination Classroom is more than just a comedy about a classroom trying to kill their alien teacher, it also explores and critiques social hierarchy, particularly in Japan.

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Anime for the Non-Anime Watcher

I watch for the plot [Image via Funnyjunk]
I’m sure most people believe this¬†[Image via Funnyjunk]
Let’s be honest, not everyone can appreciate anime the same way others do. Some people either find it hard to understand or just plain weird (cue “I’ve seen enough hentai to know where this is going” meme). For those who are interested in trying out anime but are unsure what to watch, here is a list of anime that I would recommend to you, just to help you get started. Take note, however, that this is a subjective list based on anime that I’ve watched before. It was very difficult to decide which anime should appear on this list.

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