I, for one, get very cynical and worried when an IP I like is getting an adaptation of of any kind.
Haikyuu is an anime adaptation of the manga of the same name. The manga was written by Furudate Haruichi and the anime was made by Production IG, you know, the people behind Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex. Season 1 ran from April to september of 2014, and season 2 ran from October of 2015 to March of 2016. The 2 seasons combined consist of 50 episodes.
A little warning, i got carried away with comparing this to Eyeshield 21 a lot…
“I ask you, are you my master?” – Saber
Servants are like super familiars. They are spirits heroes and monsters from present, past, and the future that are summoned with the power of the Holy Grail to participate in the Holy Grail War. They are summoned by mages known as Masters. As servants have real identity that may be recorded somewhere, they should hide their true name, some does it better than others, here is looking at you Gilgamesh. Hiding their name as well as categorizing, Servants fall under certain classes. There is the Standard classes, and there are a few that defies the standard. Standard Classes include: Saber, Archer, Lancer, Rider, Assassin, Caster and Berserker.
There will be some spoilers ahead. And I will be mainly focusing the main series, so things like Fate/ Extra, Grand Order, andso on are just brief mentions.
Often I hear the question “why high school” and this is a very valid question as so many of anime takes place in high school or feature high school aged characters. So here is my take on this question.
Please note that this is not about demographics as almost everyone in Japan has exposure to manga and anime, but they’ve been around the Western world for only a couple of decades. This is more of why rather than who.
“A raison d’etre gives a person power. Friendship is a more reliable tool than a knife.” – Angelo
This was recommended to me by a friend. 91 Days is an original anime, meaning it’s not based on manga or light novel, from Shuka. It was released back in July of 2016. The series consists of 12 episodes.
Oshiete Galko-chan aka Please Tell Me Galko-Chan is an anime adaptation of manga series of the same name written by Suzuki Kenya. Oshiete Galko-Chan was made by studio called Feel. The series is 12 episodes long, but don’t let that fool you, each episode is about 7 or 8 minutes.
Well it’s Valentines day, so here is a list to remind me how lonely I am.
I want to say here that these are not “ships” but characters who does go beyond a crush to an actual relationship. If they do not get in a relationship, they are not considered. This does reduce the numbers by a lot, and I don’ think that is a good thing…
One Punch Man is an anime adaptation of the manga of the same name illustrated by Murata Yusuke, which is an adaptation of the web comic by ONE. So I am saying One Punch Man is an adaptation of an adaptation, Friend from 20th Century Boys will be proud.
The anime started in October of 2015 and was made by Studio Madhouse. It has 12 episodes and currently 7 OVAs, unfortunately, I have not seem the OVAs yet.
This list is to celebrate some of the Moms in manga and anime. By moms, I decided to include those who didn’t technically give birth as well. This is following my previous list of similar topics:
- Top 10 Worst Dads in Manga and Anime
- Top 10 Worst Moms in Manga and Anime
- Top 10 Best Dads in Manga and Anime
“Resonance: To create harmony with another person”
Fune wo Amu aka the Great Passage is an anime about making dictionaries. This anime is made by Zexcs and was released in 2016, and ended just recently. The anime is an adaptation of a novel of the same name by Miura Shion. Fune wo Amu has 11 episodes and is fun to watch!
There will be a spoiler here, but it is not going to break the show, I promise.