Working! (Wagnaria!) Review

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Synopsis

Takanashi Souta is persuaded by the cute and small Taneshima Popura to work part time in a family restaurant called Wagnaria. Due to his fondness over small and cute things, Takanashi accepted the offer. Little does he know that the restaurant are full of weird and eccentric people. But, he himself is weird too…

Review

I started watching this anime only for stress relieve. I didn’t expect it to be that good. Judging by the cover alone I thought it was just another comedy anime. It turns out that it is more than that. The comedy, for one really hits my taste and the plot too is really compelling especially when they are given a chance to make multiple seasons.

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Tari Tari: A Realistic and Heartwarming Tale of Friendship

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Synopsis

These five students are in the same class and later on, the same club because of different reasons. Konatsu wants to create a vocal music club and asked her best friend Sawa to join her. Wakana is invited to join the club because of her musical talent. Taichi joins the club hesitantly after being challenged by Konatsu and Wein joins the club because… well, just because. Joining the club, they all slowly familiarize with each other and become closer. As close as a highschool friendship can go that is.

Review

For all its worth, I like really this anime because it depicts a pretty realistic highschool friendship. We all have passed this phase, having a group of friends which are pretty close but in reality, aren’t actually very close. We consider each other as friends only because we’re in the same class, or we’re in the same club, or we’re roommates. That’s pretty much what this anime is all about. So, these are the reasons why I like Tari Tari.

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My Thoughts On The Fate Series

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Overview

A little bit of overview for those who haven’t watched this series. Don’t worry, there’s no spoilers.

So first of all there is a war that is called the ‘Holy Grail War’. In this war 7 masters summon 7 servants fighting to win the ‘Holy Grail’, an omnipotent wish granting device. Each master is chosen by the grail to participate in the war and most of them have a wish they desire to be fulfilled. The only way they can win the grail is by surviving the war and being the last man standing. And so, 7 masters with their own servants fight to the death to win this grail.

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Toradora Review

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Synopsis

Takasu Ryuji likes Aisaka Taiga’s best friend Kushieda Minori. Aisaka Taiga likes Takasu Ryuji’s closest friend Kitamura Yusaku. Ryuji finds out who Taiga likes and Taiga finds out who Ryuji likes. Thus, they make a promise to help each other out.

Review

You know, summarizing a romance anime is pretty easy because the premise is really simple. But for people only reading the synopsis, they might be turned off by it (and confused because of the many names). It’s basically the same like any other romance drama out there. Simply said, the appeal of a romance genre is not in the plot but in the characters. So then, let’s go straight to the characters. I’ll explain about the two main characters pretty briefly because I don’t really think they’re that interesting compared to other characters.

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Sound! Euphonium Review

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Synopsis

The story follows Oumae Kumiko who wants a new life in her new highschool. During middle school, her concert band got a ‘dud gold’ for the prefecture competition so she wants to forget about it and get away from it. However, her new friends in highschool insisted her on joining the school’s ‘helpless’ concert band and she joined the very thing she wanted to get away with full of hesitation.

Review

This is NOT another version of K-on… because let’s be real, after seeing the cover photo everyone thinks it’s just another KyoAni’s cutesy girl show. So did I. Until I actually watch the anime that is. Well to be honest, even if this anime is just another Moe show, I’d watch it anyway because of the beautiful animation.  But I have to say that this anime rocks hard as the primary focus is not on the Moe side.

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One Outs Review

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Synopsis

Tokuchi Toua is a master gambler who plays a simplified version of baseball called ‘one outs’. The rule of one outs is very simple, there is one pitcher and one batter. If the ball strikes three times, the pitcher wins but if the ball goes out of the infield, the batter wins. He is the unbeatable one outs player in the Okinawa area until one day, he is (kinda) defeated by a professional veteran batter named Kojima Hiromichi. He is persuaded by Kojima to join his team, the Lycoans baseball club and be a professional baseball player. He accepts it.

He then meets the team owner and negotiates a contract that has a ridiculously great disadvantage to his side; for every out he records, he will earn 5 million yen but for every run scored against him, he has to pay 50 million yen to the owner.

Review

I’ve heard people say that this anime has many similarities with Death Note because of the mind games. Since they said it was similar to Death Note which is one of my favourite anime series, I thought to give this anime a try. And oh boy did I enjoy the hell out of this anime.

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Nichijou Review

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Synopsis

The anime is about the everyday normal lives of two main group of characters. The first one is Yukko, a highschool girl and her two best friends Mio and Mai. The second is Nano, a teenage robot invented by an 8 year old girl named Hakase Shinonome who also invented a scarf that can make animals talk. Well, that’s not normal at all but whatever.

Review

I stumbled upon a video about Yukko saying ‘selamat pagi’ and it intrigued me. Though I didn’t decide to watch it right after. A few months after, I watched a couple of videos on YouTube regarding Nichijou and found it super funny so I thought I really should just watch the entire series. That’s how I got into this anime.

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