My Love Story!!

If this anime were candy, it would be the gold standard for sweetness that begets happiness. It’s almost sickeningly sweet, like those lovey-dovey couples you see in a constant state of bliss, reveling in each other’s most mundane traits; nothing can stop them because almost nothing else can distract them from one another. I realize…

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Spy x Family

I‘ve often debated with my friends which story element should come first: the characters or the plot. As with anything, it will ultimately come down to personal preference, but, at least to me, there seems to be an easy way to gauge the impact media will have based on how strongly the audience can identify…

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Darwin’s Game

The rise of the popularity of movies like The Hunger Games sparked an entire wave of imitators, ranging from Minecraft mods to the entire battle royale genre of video games (Fortnite, PUBG, and even CoD’s latest offering). Each one tries to add a little spice to the soup, but the core idea is much the…

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5 Binge-Worthy Anime

Since most of us have been in isolation lockdown mode for a very long time (and many of us have no current end in site), I thought it was time to put out a list of anime that’s great to binge. Obviously all anime can be binge watched (and every anime fan likely has at…

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Isekai Quartet 2

The first season of Isekai Quartet was easily a surprise highlight of the 2019 year of anime for me. It took a genre that I shamelessly seem to be drawn to and went even deeper down the rabbit hole by taking characters who had already been isekai’d, and isekai’d them again (along with the rest…

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Ascendance of a Bookworm

Every once in a while, I’ll read a description for an anime that makes me go “Huh…that actually might work.” It’s usually something that sounds either super outlandish (such as Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai) or so mundane that I’m not sure how it will be entertaining (such as The Great Passage).…

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One Year Later

Has it really been a year since I started I Watched an Anime? It doesn’t quite feel like it’s been that long. A year ago today, I acted upon a whim and decided that I wanted a way to really remember the anime I was watching. I discovered that for some anime, I knew it…

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