Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Review

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni - Higurashi When They Cry (Japanese: ひぐらしのなく頃に, Hepburn: Higurashi no Naku Koro ni, lit. "At the point when the Evening Cicadas Cry"), referred to just as When They Cry for the North American arrival of the anime variation, is a Japanese homicide secret dōjin delicate visual novel arrangement created by 07th Expansion that involves the initial two passages of the When They Cry establishment.

The arrangement centers around a gathering of youthful companions living in the anecdotal provincial town of Hinamizawa and the weird functions that happen there in 1983.

The games are based on the NScripter game motor and the Microsoft Windows working framework. The principal game in the arrangement, Onikakushi-hen, was delivered on August 10, 2002, and the eighth and last game in the first PC arrangement, Matsuribayashi-hen, was delivered on August 13, 2006.

While the initial four games conveyed the general title Higurashi no Naku Koro ni and are viewed as the principal passage in the When They Cry establishment, the following four games were created under the title Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai and are viewed as the subsequent section.

A reward fan circle called Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei was delivered on December 31, 2006. Notwithstanding the first arrangement, new story curves were made in manga structure and in computer games for the PlayStation 2 and Nintendo DS, so as to extend the story. The first eight PC discharges were delivered in English by MangaGamer somewhere in the range of 2009 and 2010.

Two arrangements of show CDs were created, one by Wayuta and the other by Frontier Works. Novelizations of the game arrangement were delivered by Kodansha Box between August 2007 and March 2009. A manga arrangement adjusted from the games started with eight diverse manga specialists working independently on one to three of the various story circular segments and were distributed by Square Enix and Kadokawa Shoten. The manga was authorized for discharge in English in North America by Yen Press under the title Higurashi: When They Cry and the main volume was delivered in November 2008. Following the manga's delivery in Japan, two anime TV arrangement were created by Studio Deen in 2006 and 2007; a third anime variation was delivered as a unique video activity (OVA) arrangement in 2009. The main anime arrangement was authorized by Geneon Entertainment in English in 2007, however the permit lapsed in 2011. Sentai Filmworks has since authorized both anime seasons and the 2009 OVAs.

A surprisingly realistic movie transformation of the arrangement, coordinated by Ataru Oikawa, debuted in Japanese performance centers in May 2008, with a spin-off delivered in May 2009. A six-scene true to life TV arrangement variation debuted in Japan in May 2016, and a four-scene continuation debuted in November 2016. Another anime TV arrangement by Passione debuted in October 2020 subsequent to being deferred.

Sengoku Musou Review

Samurai Warriors (戦国無双, Sengoku Musou) is a Japanese anime adaptation of Samurai Warriors 4-II. It takes place after the events of its previous animated TV special. Original characters appeared in this narrative to deviate from its base.
Voice actors from the game reprise their roles for their respective characters.
The TV special creators also created the TV series. TYO Animations is producing, Yuka Yamada wrote the screenplay, and Aki Tsunaki did the animated character designs. Tezuka Productions is aiding the animation department.
It began on January 11, 2015 on TV Tokyo. Until the show ended, Nico Nico Seiga users could post their illustrations up for end card consideration.
Character image song CDs were up for sale during its broadcast. Blu-Ray and DVD extras include a character postcard, a behind-the-scenes booklet, a Sanada Brothers radio CD recording, and a Sengoku Musou Shoot serial code for each volume.
The first volume includes non-credit versions of the opening and ending. Volumes 3 and up include unaired Sengoku Musou High School segments.
Purchase the first volume at Sengoku Musou Gaiden Seiyuu Ougi Gaiden 2015 Haru to receive autographs from Yukimura and Mitsunari's voice actors. Funimation has licensed the anime series for streaming and home video distribution in North America.

Shingeki no Bahamut Genesis Review

Rage of Bahamut (Japanese: 神撃のバハムート, Hepburn: Shingeki no Bahamūto) is a Japanese anime television series produced by MAPPA that is based on the Rage of Bahamut game.
The series was directed by Keiichi Sato and written by Keiichi Hasegawa, featuring character designs by Naoyuki Onda and music by Yoshihiro Ike.
The first season, titled Rage of Bahamut: Genesis (神撃のバハムート GENESIS, Shingeki no Bahamūto: Jeneshisu), consists of 12 episodes aired between October 6, 2014 and December 29, 2014. It has been licensed for streaming in North America by Funimation.
A second season, titled Rage of Bahamut: Virgin Soul (神撃のバハムート VIRGIN SOUL, Shingeki no Bahamūto: Bājin Souru), was announced on May 6, 2015 at the series' orchestra concert event.
It consists of 24 episodes aired between April 7, 2017 and September 29, 2017. Amazon exclusively streamed the second season in the United States and in the United Kingdom on their Prime Video service. The streaming in the United States was originally part of the now defunct Anime Strike service.
A spin-off series, titled Manaria Friends, was released in 2019. It is also based on the Rage of Bahamut social game.

Sanzoku no Musume Ronja Review

Ronja, the Robber's Daughter (Japanese: 山賊の娘ローニャ, Hepburn: Sanzoku no Musume Rōnya) is a Japanese cel-shaded computer-animated television series, based on the novel Ronia, the Robber's Daughter (Ronja Rövardotter) written by Astrid Lindgren.
Produced by Polygon Pictures, Studio Ghibli, NHK Enterprises and Dwango, the series is directed and storyboarded by Gorō Miyazaki, with Hiroyuki Kawasaki handling series composition and writing the scripts, Katsuya Kondō designing the characters, Toshio Suzuki providing the title logo and Satoshi Takebe composing the music.
Miyazaki stated, "Ronja, the Robber's Daughter is not only a story about a young girl growing into adulthood, but also a story of love, growth, and the bond between parent and child and their friends. We aim to create a story that can be enjoyed by everyone, from children to adults." It is Studio Ghibli's first television series.
UK-based distributor Serious Lunch has acquired the worldwide distribution rights, except for Japan and Scandinavia. It sought English-language broadcasters and brought the series to potential backers at the 2015 Annecy International Animated Film Festival. Amazon began streaming the series on its Amazon Prime streaming service on January 27, 2017.
GKIDS released the series in the United States on August 20, 2019 (distributed by Shout! Factory), and additional licenses were sold in China (UYoung Media) and Taiwan (PTS). The English dub is narrated by Gillian Anderson.

Sora no Method Review

Celestial Method (天体のメソッド, Sora no Mesoddo) is a 13-episode Japanese anime television series created and written by Naoki Hisaya and produced by Studio 3Hz. The series aired in Japan between October 5 and December 28, 2014.
A short original video animation episode was released on July 24, 2015. A manga adaptation illustrated by Yuka Namisaki was serialized in ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Daioh magazine.
Nonoka Komiya is a girl who once lived in Lake Kiriya City, based on Lake Tōya in Hokkaido, where she met a blue-haired girl named Noel.
Seven years later, Nonoka returns to the city, which now has a mysterious saucer floating above it, and reunites with Noel, who promises to grant her wish.

Trinity Seven Review

Trinity Seven (Japanese- トリニティセブン 7人の魔書使い, Hepburn- Toriniti Sebun- Shichi-nin no Masho Tsukai, literally "Trinity Seven- The Seven Magicians") is a fantasy romantic comedy manga series by Kenji Saitō with art by Akinari Nao.
It has been serialized in Fujimi Shobo's shōnen manga magazine Monthly Dragon Age since 2010 and collected in twenty three tankōbon volumes as of June 2020.
A light novel adaptation by Kenji Saitō with art by Akinari Nao is being published by Kadokawa Shoten.
The first volume was released on November 8, 2014. An anime television series adaptation by Seven Arcs Pictures aired between October 2014 and December 2014.
An anime film adaptation titled Trinity Seven the Movie: The Eternal Library and the Alchemist Girl premiered on February 25, 2017. A second film adaptation titled Trinity Seven: Heavens Library and Crimson Lord premiered on March 29, 2019.

Yoru no Yatterman Review

Yatterman Night (夜ノヤッターマン, Yoru no Yattāman) is a 2015 anime television series by Tatsunoko Production. The series celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Time Bokan franchise and is inspired by Tatsunoko's 1970s anime series Yatterman.
The series aired in Japan between January 13, 2015 and March 31, 2015 and is licensed in North America by Funimation.
A long time ago, the Yattermen were heroes of justice who fought against the evil Doronbow Gang, exiling them and bringing peace to the Yatter Kingdom.
Several generations later, however, the Yattermen have since become corrupt with power while everyone else has been forced to live in poverty and despair.
After losing her mother to the Yattermen's selfishness, Leopard, a direct descendant of the gang's leader Doronjo, reforms the Doronbow Gang with Boyacky and Tonzra's descendants, Voltkatze and Elephantus, to rebel against the corrupt Yattermen.

Future Card Buddyfight Review

Future Card Buddyfight (Japanese: フューチャーカード バディファイト, Hepburn: Fyūchā Kādo Badifaito) is a Japanese collectible card game created by Bushiroad. The first products began releasing simultaneously worldwide from January 24, 2014.
On June 15, 2020, Bushiroad announced it would end production of the card game, with the final new product release occurring on September 25, 2020 and official tournaments continuing through June 2021.
An anime television series adaptation by OLM, Inc. and Dentsu began airing from January 4, 2014. An English version produced by Bushiroad and Ocean Productions is airing in Singapore as well as being streamed worldwide via YouTube.
A manga adaptation was serialized in Shogakukan's CoroCoro Comic from November 2013 to April 2018. It was followed by a manga series Shin Future Card Buddyfight from May 2018 to February 2019. It is published in English by Shogakukan Asia. The English dub formerly aired in Canada.
The first season ended on April 4, 2015, and was followed by a sequel series, Future Card Buddyfight Hundred, which ran from April 11, 2015, to March 26, 2016. Future Card Buddyfight Hundred was followed by Future Card Buddyfight Triple D which ran from April 1, 2016 to March 24, 2017.
After the airing of Future Card Buddyfight Hundred episode 25, it was announced on the official YouTube channel that all episodes from that point and onwards will be in Japanese only with English subtitles. It was followed by Future Card Buddyfight X, which ran from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018 and the dub resumed on April 15, 2017.
Future Card Buddyfight X was followed by Future Card Buddyfight X: All-Star Fight which ran from April 7, 2018 to May 26, 2018. Future Card Buddyfight X: All-Star Fight was followed by Future Card Buddyfight Ace (Future Card Shin Buddyfight) which ran from June 2, 2018 to March 30, 2019.

Nisekoi Review

Nisekoi (Japanese: ニセコイ, lit. "Fake Love"), released in English as Nisekoi: False Love, is a Japanese romantic comedy manga series written and illustrated by Naoshi Komi. Nisekoi was first published as a one-shot manga in Shueisha's seasonal Jump NEXT! magazine before being serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump in November 2011.
Since November 26, 2012, Nisekoi has been published in English in Viz Media's digital magazine, Weekly Shonen Jump. As of October 2016, the series has been compiled in 25 tankōbon volumes in Japan, and is also being released in English in digital and print volumes by Viz Media.
The manga has inspired a novel series, titled Nisekoi: Urabana, written by Hajime Tanaka and published by Shueisha. There have been two volumes published, on June 4 and December 28, 2013.
In May 2013, it was announced that an anime adaptation of Nisekoi had been greenlit. The anime is directed by Akiyuki Shinbo at Shaft, and aired from January 11 to May 24, 2014. Aniplex of America has licensed the series for streaming and home video distribution in North America.
Daisuki, Crunchyroll, and Hulu have provided simulcast streams with English subtitles for audiences in the United States, Canada, South America and South Africa. A second season titled Nisekoi: aired from April to June 2015. A live-action film adaptation premiered in December 2018.

Pupa Review

Pupa (Japanese: ピューパ, Hepburn: Pyūpa) is a 2011–2013 Japanese horror manga series written and illustrated by Sayaka Mogi. An anime television series adaptation produced by Studio Deen premiered on January 9, 2014. Both are notable for their extreme graphic violence.
The story of Pupa is about two teenagers, Utsutsu and his little sister Yume. Their father was an extremely abusive man, beating their mother and then his children after he was fired.
After a divorce, their mother began dating another man, and the father left the two kids alone. Now abandoned, Utsutsu promised himself that he would always protect Yume.
After seeing red butterflies, these two siblings become infected with a virus known as Pupa. This virus mutates organisms into insatiable monsters, only seeking to feed on any sort of life.
Yume succumbs to the full effects of the Pupa virus, but reverts into a human. Utsutsu, instead of turning into a monster, gains regenerative powers. In order for the virus to be suppressed in Yume, Utsutsu must take a drug and have Yume feed on his flesh.

Youkai Watch Review

Yo-kai Watch (妖怪ウォッチ, Yōkai Wotchi) is a mixed-media franchise of role-playing video games and toys, created and developed by Level-5. The first game in the series was released for the Nintendo 3DS in 2013.
3 main sequels and several spinoffs, on both Nintendo and mobile platforms, have been released. In December 2019, they expanded to PlayStation with the release of Yo-kai Watch 4++.
Six manga adaptations have also been produced; one, a series that began serialization in Shogakukan's CoroCoro Comic from December 2012, became an award winner. An anime television series produced by OLM, Inc. began airing in Japan from January 2014 and was a ratings success, boosting the franchise in popularity, and began airing in North America from October 2015.
An animated film was released in December 2014; with three more films being produced. As of 2016, the game series had shipped 13 million copies worldwide.
Despite not meeting Level-5's expectations in the United States, the franchise still enjoyed a successful U.S. launch, with the original 3DS game selling 400,000 units, as well as toys and an airing of the TV series on Disney XD in the United States on October 5, 2015.
However, interest in the Yo-kai Watch franchise steadily declined, and Hasbro's Yo-kai Watch toy line was discontinued in the United States in 2017 and in Europe and Latin America in 2018.

Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren Review

Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions (Japanese: 中二病でも恋がしたい!, Hepburn: Chūnibyō demo Koi ga Shitai!, "Even with Eighth Grader Syndrome, I Want to Be in Love"), also known as Chū-2 for short, is a Japanese light novel series written by Torako, with illustrations provided by Nozomi Ōsaka. The work won an honorable mention in the Kyoto Animation Award competition in 2010, leading the company to assume its publication starting in June 2011.
The series follows a high school boy named Yūta Togashi, who tries to discard his embarrassing past grandiose delusions, until he meets a girl named Rikka Takanashi, who exhibits her own signs of chūnibyō syndrome.
As their relationship progresses, Yūta and Rikka form a club called the Far East Magical Napping Society Summer Thereof with classmates Shinka Nibutani, Kumin Tsuyuri and Sanae Dekomori, who each have their own unique delusional behaviors.
A 12-episode anime adaptation by Kyoto Animation aired in Japan between October 4 and December 19, 2012, with six six-minute Lite episodes streamed on YouTube.
The anime is licensed by Sentai Filmworks for release in North America. An animated film was released in September 2013, and a second anime season, Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions -Heart Throb-, aired between January and March 2014. A second animated film featuring a new story, Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions! Take on Me was released in 2018.

Itoshi no Muco Review

Lovely Muco (Japanese: いとしのムーコ, Hepburn: Itoshi no Mūko) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Takayuki Mizushina.
It was serialized in Kodansha's Evening from April 2011 to September 2020, with its chapters collected in seventeen tankōbon volumes. It tells the story of Muco, the Shiba Inu of glassblower Komatsu-san.
Lovely Muco is written and illustrated by Takayuki Mizushina. The manga began in Kodansha's Evening on 12 April 2011. In June 2020, it was announced that the series would be finished in 6 chapters. The manga finished on 23 September 2020.
Kodansha has collected its chapters into individual tankōbon volumes. The first volume was released on 23 April 2012 As of 23 June 2020, sixteen volumes have been released.