March 1, 2018

I have to give credit to Heavy Object for creating something I don’t think I’ve ever seen in an anime (or real life). Linguistic terrorism. Language became a huge motivation for an enemy to wage a Civil War. And as silly as that sounds, that particular battle/story arc was enthralling (good job Heavy Object). While

February 9, 2018

Those who have followed the Assassination Classroom saga finally get what they wanted. Questions that fans ask as the show progresses are finally answered, which makes staying invested easy. What is Koro-sensei’s past? What will Nagisa do with the undeniable talent he has as an assassin? Plus, a lot of other cool things occur in this

October 9, 2017

When I heard that GARO: The Animation had another season, I jumped at the chance to review it. After how much GARO: The Animation impressed me with its aesthetics, music, and action, I could only assume that GARO: Crimson Moon would follow suit. Along with FUNimation giving it the English dub treatment, it had me excited. But as I began watching

August 27, 2017

I’ve been known for being the resident Fairy Tail fan among my coworkers, so when I was given the opportunity to review an advance screening of the latest movie I jumped at the chance. I was excited when this project was announced, knowing that Hiro Mashima would be working on it (as well as Tatsuma Minamikawa and

August 22, 2017

Ninja Slayer is an anime produced by the popular company, Studio Trigger. It’s thanks to the people at FUNimation who provided the copy for me to review. One of the first things that caught my attention was the overall design of the product itself. The design helped to establish the tone for the show with

August 19, 2017

One of the best anime series to come out of 2015 and 2016 was Assassination Classroom. I remember how excited fans were that the manga in Weekly Shonen Jump was going to be animated. What made things even more special was how the anime would follow the manga closely (enough) and finish how the manga

February 21, 2017

The year of 2015 has been remembered fondly for the anime hits that premiered that year. While some like myself believe 2016 was a truly magical year for anime, it did have some pretty big shoes to fill with the likes of One-Punch Man, Blood Blockade Battlefront, etc. So in comes an original anime product

November 2, 2016

Stop me if you heard this before, but the male lead of an anime series is going to a high school to help train himself to be stronger for his friends. He, just like everyone else at this academy, is gifted and must use these powers to help keep balance in the world. Along the

September 28, 2016

C.J Maffris is an editorial writer for He enjoyed GARO with Emma becoming his favorite character. Feel free to talk all things Toonami and GARO with him on Twitter @SeaJayMaffris GARO: The Animation was able to elicit the emotions that you’d expect from Your Lie in April, which suggests that this series has all

July 8, 2016

You know the saying about how people argue with those who are exactly like them? You’ll be getting a large dose of that in The Boy and The Beast. Whether it be Naruto arguing with Sasuke, Natsu yelling at Grey, etc. we see the usual cliche of people who are close and share some personality traits

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