1. Ryu

    Anime Thanksgiving necromendation: Boku no Hero Academia 4th, 5th Series (2019-21)

    My Hero Academia 5th series (2021) and 4th (‘19-20), S6 confirmed too next year
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    Anime Halloween necromendation: Castlevania S3 & 4 (2020-21), also sequel confirmed

    Akumajō Dracula: Castlevania Season 4 (2021) and 3 (20), also sequel confirmed I like metroidvanias but yes Cvs began It all 35 years ago, netflix to adapt sotn? :o
  3. monsta666

    Review 2021 Autumn preliminary reviews: Platinum End, stubborn lolis and the coming of age paladin

    Billed as the successor to Death Note and Bakuman; Platinum End certainly had a heap of expectation attached to it. The fact that I had heard less than promising things about the manga meant I was a little leery starting this but thankfully the show was better than what I was expecting. Lots of...
  4. monsta666

    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc

    Japanese: 鬼滅の刃 無限列車編 Airing date: 10/10/2021 (Sunday release) Episodes: 7 Genres: Action, supernatural, demons Studio: ufotable monsta recommends for: Action nuts those who haven't seen the movie or newcomers. Synopsis: Mugen train is a TV rendition of the highly successful 2020 movie. For...
  5. monsta666

    Platinum End

    Japanese: プラチナエンド Airing date: 8/10/2021 ( Friday release) Episodes: 24 Genres: Drama, supernatural Studio: Signal.MD monsta recommends for: Action and fans of death match series like Mirai Nikki Synopsis: After the death of his parents and the abusive relationship he has suffered with his...
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    The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window

    Japanese: さんかく窓の外側は夜 Airing date: 3/10/2021 (Sunday release) Episodes: 12 Genres: Mystery, supernatural, boys love Studio: Zero-G Synopsis: Kosuke Mikado has the ability to see ghosts and other supernatural creatures but keeps his talents hidden as these supernatural forces scare the living...
  7. monsta666

    Review Sonny Boy review

    Review: Sonny Boy is a mystery/supernatural series which first aired in the summer 2021. Reviewing this show is actually quite tricky as this is a series that has proved divisive in the anime community. On the one hand there are clear fans who love the symbolism and vibrant imagery that...
  8. monsta666

    Episode Summary Jahy-sama Will Not Be Defeated! Episode 10

    Episode 10 Jahy’s minion is running to meet her master! But then… Is that TRUCK-KUN coming?! I can’t watch anymore! Luckily Kokoro is saved at the last moment by an unlikely source! Don’t look at her in awe! The magical girl is evil! The girls finally have their meeting. The...
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    Review Prequel watch - Demon Slayer

    After the huge success of the Demon Slayer movie it is only natural to think of how the original season was. In the case of Demon Slayer, it was a series I thoroughly enjoyed. Animation is top notch and the story told captivating with charming characters to boot. At its heart it is a shounen...
  10. Ryu

    Anime Referent necromendation: Platinum End, from Death Note and Bakuman creators

    Title: platinum end Japanese: プラチナエンド Airing dates: 7/10/2021 (TV series, 24 episodes) Genres: Drama, Psychological, Dark fantasy, Supernatural triller, Shounen Official website: Synopsis: After the death of his parents, a young Mirai Kakehashi is left in the...
  11. monsta666

    Review Higurashi: When They Cry – Sotsu review

    Review Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU otherwise known as Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Sotsu is a supernatural, horror/thriller series which was first released in the summer 2021. When They Cry – SOTSU is the fifth and latest season in the Higurashi franchise and is a direct sequel to Gou. If you...
  12. monsta666

    Review Prequel watch - Night Head Genesis review

    Strictly speaking Night Head Genesis is not a prequel as Night Head 2041 seems closer to a reboot than a sequel. At least from that is the vibe I get from seeing the beginning of Night Head 2041. As for the show itself, Night Head Genesis manages to combine sci-fi with the supernatural and is...
  13. monsta666

    Episode Summary Jahy-sama Will Not Be Defeated! Episode 9

    Episode 9 Saurva is positively the seething at the ways Jahy is dismantling her carefully constructed plans! Working herself up to a frenzy Saurva feels the best way to chill out is to visit the bathhouse! Surely this will make her forget all about her Jahy worries! As if you can forget...
  14. monsta666

    Review Prequel watch - Higurashi: When They Cry – Gou review

    When They Cry - Gou is an anime of two halves. The first 13 episodes of this show are devoted to the retelling of events from the original When They Cry series whilst the final 11 episodes take the franchise into new directions! Beware that this season has no conclusion and if you wish to see...
  15. monsta666

    Episode Summary Jahy-sama Will Not Be Defeated! Episode 8

    Episode 8 Jahy wakes up after a nice fat lie in during a day off from work. Dragging herself out of bed she decides to have a bath but is disgusted by the Spartan nature of her “bathtub” The day doesn’t get better as Jahy is totally starving! Roaming the streets in search of sustenance a...
  16. monsta666

    Review The Case Study of Vanitas review

    Review: The Case Study of Vanitas also known as Vanitas no Karte is a supernatural/steampunk vampire series that first aired in the summer 2021 season. The series will consist of two cours with the second half due to be released in January 2022 so from the get go one should be aware this season...
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    Episode Summary Jahy-sama Will Not Be Defeated! Episode 7

    Episode 7 Jahy vows to get the mana crystal stolen by the magical girl. Jahy-sama will not be defeated! Just as she opens the door to the pub, Jahy gets a sudden surprise! Her boss explains that she has taken up exercise as outside of work she has become very inactive. She wishes for Jahy...
  18. monsta666

    Episode Summary Higurashi Sotsu Episode 13

    Episode 13 Hanyuu believe it? She found Eua in the sea of fragments! But Eua is a rascal like Satoko and has a few tricks up her sleeve! She reveals to Hanyuu that she has the ability to see all much to her amazement. Things are not much better on Rika’s end as she has given up on this...
  19. monsta666

    Review To Your Eternity review

    Review: To Your Eternity also known as Fumetsu no Anata e is a supernatural/adventure drama series that was first released in the spring 2021 season and consisted of 20 episodes. The premise to this story is a rather unusual one. The main character begins life as an orb which is cast into...
  20. monsta666

    Episode Summary Jahy-sama Will Not Be Defeated! Episodes 5-6

    Episode 5 After a hard days work a triumphant Jahy walks home. She is beginning to get the swing of her work routine but vows this is but a step towards world domination! She is interrupted by a police officer but Jahy is above any questions so legs it! Hey ho, was that a mana crystal I...