Glasses are sexy. At least, they can be fashionable. Of course, I grew up needing corrective lenses; and seeing that wearing glasses was usually associated with being socially awkward when I was growing up, I have a different perspective on the current glasses trend going on now.
But that’s enough of me ranting about fashion trends and sexy glasses. This is an anime that’s totally [not] BL, but it does feature some pretty high school boys acting, well, silly. And about their obsession with glasses, too. Because as we all know, people who wear glasses have a very elitist approach to life. (Ugh… this is WHY we can’t have nice things, guys!)
They say that cooking is an art. Taste won’t matter much if it doesn’t look appetizing, and presentation combines all the ingredients in a masterful way that only the cook can conjure. But for the girls in this series, cooking is more than just an art. It is an expression of love for friends and family. And when it comes time to be with loved ones, nothing seems more satisfying than sharing those moments over a good meal.
But not to worry. This is also a comedy series! And just as I can’t forget the delicious eye candy (and I mean the food, damn pervs) that whets my appetite every time I watch this series, I also can’t forget that these girls do silly things just to get through life. In fact, it is the combination of mild humor and turning meals into works of art that makes this series, to me, a masterpiece.
The Bakumatsu period in Japanese history marked the end of the Tokugawa shogunate that brought the country into the Meiji era, a time when Japan actively opened its shores to the West. But let’s face it: this is an anime review about a rock band set in a century before rock music was even a thing, and even this show based on an otome visual novel admits to being historically inaccurate! But that’s fine by me, because this show was decently funny, and I enjoyed it for what it is: a music promotion for a visual novel series, cleverly disguised as an historic parody!
Hey everyone! Finally found time to preview lots of new anime for the Summer 2015 season, and to think there are STILL shows to be released all this month! But for now, here are 14 of the new shows I will be watching. Why 14? Because it’s my favorite number. Yeah.
Each show I will feature here will include genre tags, a brief summary of the show, and my personal opinion on the pilot. You can find all of these and more on Crunchyroll! This is also not a complete list of everything I’m watching/picking up. Let’s get these first impressions started!