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Attack on Titan

Attack on Titan

ATTACK ON TITAN Watched via Netflix/Crunchyroll WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: It has been well over a hundred years since the last “titans”, large humanoid creatures known for their brutal attacks, have been seen by mankind. While they once terrorized and drove humanity into walled cities, they have long since been regarded as mere legend. With the … Continue reading

Silver Spoon

Silver Spoon

SILVER SPOON Watched via Crunchyroll WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: I wasn’t sure what to expect at first, watching the anime adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa’s manga series Silver Spoon. I haven’t read the manga yet, but I’ve grown to expect a high level of mastery from the author in regards to plot development and pacing. Since her … Continue reading

Watamote

Watamote

WATAMOTE Watched via Crunchyroll WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Be careful what you wish for; Watamote is not just your typical shy girl anime. I’m always finding myself hoping that shoujo manga will reinvent the genre of the shy girl. In fact, I was very concerned that No Matter How I Look at It, It’s You Guys’ … Continue reading

Moetan vs. Inu x Boku SS

Moetan vs. Inu x Boku SS

Moetan VS. Inu x Boku SS Watched via fansubs and Crunchyroll WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Moetan is an anime adaptation of the wildly popular and totally bizarre English language study aid of the same name, published by SansaiBooks in Japan. The original guidebooks have become so popular that there is also a CD, DS game, and … Continue reading

Fractale vs. Sound of the Sky

Fractale vs. Sound of the Sky

Fractale VS. Sound of the Sky Watched via Funimation and Crunchyroll WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Fractale is a conglomeration of Sci-Fi tropes, all used successfully in prior anime series. When Fractale first began airing on Funimation’s website streaming service, I was very excited, yet wary to watch it. I’ve noticed this strange theme in Sci-Fi series, … Continue reading

Flowers of Evil

Flowers of Evil

FLOWERS OF EVIL Watched via Crunchyroll WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Flowers of Evil is based on the manga series by the same name, which centers around Takao Kasuga as he comes to terms with his inner feelings and perceptions of the world. Kasuga is your typical introverted bookworm. He reads deep and dark literature, and has … Continue reading

Hanasaku Iroha VS. Natsume’s Book of Friends

Hanasaku Iroha VS. Natsume’s Book of Friends

Hanasaku Iroha VS. Natsume’s Book of Friends Seasons 1-3 Watched via Crunchyroll/DVD/BD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Ohana Matsumae is a high-school girl who has grown up raising herself and taking care of her mother. While not an ideal situation, she has grown accustomed to it. Her life abruptly changes one day when her mother tells her … Continue reading

Kimi ni Todoke

Kimi ni Todoke

KIMI NI TODOKE and KIMI NI TODOKE 2ND SEASON Watched via fansubs/BD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: I was a bit weary when I first heard about Kimi ni Todoke. We’re all too familiar with the stereotypical loner girl, who has no friends, meets a beautiful popular guy, makes friends, and falls in love. Luckily KnT goes … Continue reading

Say “I Love You” VS. Kamisama Kiss

Say “I Love You” VS. Kamisama Kiss

Say “I Love You” VS. Kamisama Kiss Watched via Crunchyroll/Funimation WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: It’s not too often that we are graced with many shoujo series, and as such we are dedicating this versus review to two shoujo series that aired within the last year. While I absolutely refused to watch Kamisama Kiss after the first … Continue reading