Anime Review: Senki Zesshou Symphogear AXZ

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Whether it’s due to lagging sales or simply running out of source material, most anime never get a fourth season. In this regard, Symphogear is the exception rather than the rule, not only getting a fourth season, but a fifth as well. You can’t achieve that without a hook, a way to draw viewers in, and Symphogear‘s has mainly been the combination of over-the-top magical girl action and more j-pop than you can shake a stick at. Suffice it to say, nothing has changed with Symphogear AXZ.

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Anime Summer Season 2017: Final Thoughts

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It’s that time of the year again, so enjoy our Final Thoughts on the summer anime season that just came to an end~


Netsuzou TRap • 3.5/10
Length: 12 Episodes • Genre: Drama, Yuri

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You can read our full review of Netsuzou TRap right here, so there’s no need for me to ramble on and on about how I didn’t like this at all.

At one point in time, I was contemplating picking up the manga, but after watching the anime, needless to say that I now have zero interest in doing so. When Creators in Pack was revealed as the studio in charge of production, I think eyebrows were raised due to their less-than-stellar track record, and things didn’t get any better when the show’s very first PV was revealed, as well as the short-form anime format.

Netsuzou TRap may have turned out to be a dud, but the Citrus adaptation and the Kase-san OVA continue to give up hope that maybe we’ll finally have another good yuri anime come our way in 2018. Whether or not they meet our expectations, I doubt either one of them will be as disappointing as NTR turned out to be.


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Anime Summer Season 2017: First Impressions

2017 summer anime first impressions

It’s that time of the year again, so enjoy our First Impressions of the summer anime season that just started~

Netsuzou TRap
Studio: Creators in Pack • Genre: Drama, Yuri

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As you probably know from my First Impression post dedicated only to this show, I was a bit disappointed. Now, after seeing 2 more episodes of Netsuzou TRap, my opinion hasn’t changed, and I in fact settled with the thought that this one will simply not be as great as I was hoping it would be.

Let’s just say that other than the fast pace and the low-budgety animation, I guess I’m missing the feeling the manga gave off. Even if the anime shows exactly what is presented in each and every chapter, the feeling and atmosphere present in the manga is for some reason completely absent in the anime version, even though this kind of media should be perfect to amplify these things even more. Ah well, no use complaining about it. It’s still definitely worth watching, and who knows, maybe it’ll get better from here on.


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Anime Review – Senki Zesshou Symphogear: Meteoroid-Falling, Burning, and Disappear, Then…

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Finishing a respectable third in our Which Anime Should We Review Next? poll was this series, which oddly hasn’t had much of a presence here on YuriReviews… until now. With the fourth season coming up in July, now’s as good a time as ever to get caught up, starting with the first season~

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Yuri News Update – April 2017

It’s time for another News Update. This time we’re focusing on anime news instead of the typical visual novel news that has recently invaded all of our news posts.

yamada and kase-sanLet’s start right away with some more or less sad news concerning the anime adaptation of Kase-san. As it turns out, what was advertised with the mysterious poster that the whole community talked about a week ago wasn’t in fact a full anime adaptation, but instead “only” a short Youtube video. Still, I don’t think we should lose hope just yet. If this video—or more like the manga—proves to be or get popular enough, who knows, maybe we’ll still get an anime sooner or later.

If you haven’t already seen the preview, you can watch it right here:

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