Ah, Winter 2017: the season of anime finales that make you go “MEH”.
Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, aka Maidragon on twitter, was a mostly charming show about Kobayashi who somehow winds up with the chaos dragon Tohru as her maid and effective partner in raising the younger dragon Kanna.
On the other hand Tohru’s attempts to understand how to live as a human are often hilarious, Kanna is adorable, Kobayashi is a decent deadpan snarker, and the slowly growing familial relationship between the three of them is lovely to watch. Continue reading
I’m not sure if Kemono Friends was such a charming show to watch despite or because of the horrible CGI animation.
The animation in Kemono Friends was truly, deeply, awful and yet also managed to be part of the charm of the show.
A girl with a backpack (Kaban) awakens in Japari Park and is met by the moe anthropomorphised version of a serval cat. Serval-chan promptly dubs her Kaban-chan and they set out to find out what sort of animal she is. Continue reading
Adapted from an ongoing manga that’s currently up to 8 volumes MinaKama is a pleasant enough show with relatively minor drawbacks. Continue reading