Somali and the Forest Spirit episode 10 Beginnings and bands.
The Case Files of Jeweler Richard episode 10 It’s a nice day to start again.
Toilet-Bound Hanako-Kun episode 10 The grabbing hands, grab all they can.
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime episodes 20-24.5 (Complete. I regret not watching this when it was streaming as it was very enjoyable and fun throughout whilst managing to be darker when it needed to be.) 4/5
RikeKoi ep 12 (complete)
Excellent finale. Loved the fake out with the ED starting as they looked like they were going to kiss, and then the moment when it actually did was great as well.
A fun series with plenty of nerdy moments and some edutainment stuff as well. It's always refreshing to see shows that aren't based in High School, so this is up there with WotaKoi as a recommendation for anyone wanting something different, although I prefer WotaKoi because of the kind of references it made (pop culture over the scientific theories of this show).
Art and animation were fairly standard, although it had the odd moment, especially in the last episode. 7/10
Asteroid in Love ep 10
New clubmates and a bit of a cliffhanger.
Science Fell in Love, So I tried to Prove It episode 12 It all works out. (Complete. Another workplace anime but with the twist that it’s all down to “experiments” which is a quirk that thankfully didn’t quite outstay its welcome.) 3.5/5
Smile Down the Runway episode 10 A satisfied smile.
The Anthem of the Heart (Film) An interesting concept and psychological study with some very nice musical arrangements. I wasn’t much of a fan of the love triangle/square aspect though. 3.5/5
The Murder Case of Hana & Alice (Film) Charming and a solid story with likeable characters-especially the two leads, and a stylistic use of rotascoping that separated it from other anime films I’ve seen. 4/5
A Certain Scientific Railgun T (English Dub) Episode 7
Asteroid in Love (English Dub) Episode 3
Asteroid in Love Episode 10 BBQ and predictions.
Azur Lane Episode 11 An all out war.
Science Fell in Love, So I Tried to Prove It Episode 12 All's well that ends well. (Complete. For a workplace anime series, with a concept focusing on "experiment's and findings" this was rather intriguing.) 3.5/5
BEASTARS (dub) eps 1-6
Some of this is fascinating with great performances both in the cinematography and VAs which made me keep going (3-4 eps is my normal binge length), but I'm not quite sure what the actual story is. It just seems to be a darker take on the SOL "High School is hard", but with animals and there instincts being allegories about raging hormones and worrying about who you are.
A Destructive God Sits next to Me, Bokuhaka episode 10 New year, new troubles.
In/Spectre episode 10 In sympathy.
Magia Record: Mahou Shoujo Madoka☆Magica Gaiden episode 11 Museum and musing.
My Hero Academia Fourth Season episode 85 The Power of Love.
Hot Fuzz (Film) It’s just the one rewatch, actually.
The Familiar of Zero: Rondo of Princesses episodes 1-12 (Complete. A mixed bag, the first few episodes felt inconsequential whilst the main storyline from the midpoint didn’t do much for me either. This was okay, overall, but I’m hoping the fourth and, as of writing, final season is stronger.) 3/5
Kaguya-sama: Love is War (re-watch) eps 10-12 (complete)
Reconciliation, summer break and fireworks.
Still an excellent show, can't wait for season 2.
After seeing Aoi Koga win the r/anime award for Best Female VA for Kaguya I was paying particular attention to the performance. Kaguya goes through a range of different emotions from giggling childishness to stern heiress to a massive conglomerate and lots in between and they are all conveyed very well.
BEASTARS (dub) eps 7-9
Still a high school romance drama with a twist, but a pretty good one with interesting characters.
Calamity of a Zombie Girl
Definitely not a film to take too seriously. Despite it's dumb characters and weak story the action and comedy potential is it's strong point. Character designs are pretty weird and animation is pretty mixed. The soundtrack is a big highlight though definitely fitting an 80s horror vibe. Like Hand Shakers this is something I can enjoy despite how bad it is. 7/10