Schwarzesmarken Review


Schwarzesmarken (シュヴァルツェスマーケン, Shuvarutsesumāken) is an anime adaptation of the light novel series, based on the Muv-Luv visual novel franchise.
The anime is produced by ixtl and Liden Films and directed by Tetsuya Watanabe, series composition by Tatsuto Higuchi, music by Elements Garden, character design by Shuichi Hara and sound direction by Satoshi Motoyama respectively. The anime series began airing on January 10, 2016 on TV Tokyo, TV Osaka, TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting, TV Hokkaido, AT-X, TV Setouchi, TV Aichi and Nico Nico Douga in Japan.
Outside of Japan, the series is available via streaming on Crunchyroll. In November 2017, Crunchyroll released dubs of the series in German, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.
In 1983, the East German Army 666th TSF Squadron, “Schwarzes marken,” is a special-response force tasked with assaulting BETA forces. They target Laser and Heavy Laser class BETA to disable their enemy's immense firepower.
This merciless team's orders are given the highest priority, and they follow them so exactly that the 666th is known to ignore allied distress calls that would interfere with an ongoing mission, even if only for a moment.

Ojisan to Marshmallow Review


Ojisan and Marshmallow (おじさんとマシュマロ, Ojisan to Mashumaro) is a Japanese comedy manga series by Rekomaru Otoi, serialized online via the online community Pixiv, where it has received over 20 million views.
It was later acquired by Ichijinsha and four tankōbon volumes have been published since 2014. A 12-episode anime television series adaptation by Creators in Pack aired between January 7 and March 25, 2016.
Habahiro Hige is a man in his late thirties who works at a web-related company. He loves Tabekko marshmallows, and his co-worker, Iori Wakabayashi, often teases him about it, by eating them in front of him and buying all of his favourite type from the convenience store.
Though her friends do not see what Iori likes about Habahiro, she is actually aiming to be in a romantic relationship with him, and often tries to get his attention, commenting that she likes his marshmallow-like, chubby frame, with Habahiro often unaware of what she is trying to do.

Animegataris Review


Anime-Gatari (アニメガタリ, lit. Anime-chat) is a Japanese short animation that served as intermission for Toho Cinemas' animated films at Shinjuku, Tokyo from 2015 to 2016.
The anime follows the rapid-fire chit-chat of "charming characters" in an anime club at the Tokyo University. An anime television series based on the short and titled Anime-Gataris (アニメガタリズ) aired from October 8 to December 24, 2017.
A girl who just recently began watching anime. She wants to reopen the inactive anime club, even though is still unfamiliar with anime. She is Maya's younger sister.

Dies Irae Review


"Dies irae" (Ecclesiastical Latin: [ˈdi.es ˈi.re]; "the Day of Wrath") is a Latin sequence attributed to either Thomas of Celano of the Franciscans (1200–c.1265) or to Latino Malabranca Orsini (d. 1294), lector at the Dominican studium at Santa Sabina, the forerunner of the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum in Rome.
The sequence dates from at least the thirteenth century, though it is possible that it is much older, with some sources ascribing its origin to St. Gregory the Great (d. 604), Bernard of Clairvaux (1090–1153), or Bonaventure (1221–1274).
It is a Medieval Latin poem characterized by its accentual stress and rhymed lines. The metre is trochaic. The poem describes the Last Judgment, trumpet summoning souls before the throne of God, where the saved will be delivered and the unsaved cast into eternal flames.

Dynamic Chord Review


Dynamic Chord is a Japanese otome musical-themed visual novel game series developed and published by Honeybee Black. The games follow the musical careers and personal lives of several bands under the "Dynamic Chord" agency and music label.
Each games feature different protagonist who develops love story with the band members. An anime adaptation by Studio Pierrot premiered on October 5, 2017.
Dynamic Chord is an otome visual novel game developed and published by Honeybee Black, an imprint of Honeybee. So far, the project has released 4 Windows games and 3 PlayStation Vita ports. Each band has also released several singles and albums.
An anime adaptation was first announced via the project's official website. Shigenori Kageyama directs the anime at Studio Pierrot. He's also in charge of series composition and penning the scripts alongside Kyōko Katsuya.
Yasuomi Umetsu adapting Ryō Fujiwara's art into animation. Akemi Nagao is in charge of color design while Hiromi Sasaki handles the sound direction at Zack Promotion. The voice actors from the game returns to the anime. rêve parfait performs the opening theme titled "p.s. i hate you♡xxx" while Showtaro Morikubo performs the ending theme titled "because the sky..." under his character name Yorito Kisaka.

Garo Vanishing Line Review


Garo: Vanishing Line (牙狼〈GARO〉-VANISHING LINE-) is a Japanese original anime superhero television series produced by MAPPA. It aired from October 2017 to March 2018. The anime is a part of the Garo franchise and the third in the series of Garo: The Animation.
Vanishing Line is set in the giant metropolis of Russell City. The man with the latest title of Garo, the Makai Knight Sword, secretly protects the city from Horrors which can possess humans. One day while annihilating a Horror, Sword encounters the phrase, "El Dorado".
Believing it to be the key to a plot by the Horrors, he begins an investigation to find the meaning behind it and encounters a young orphan girl named Sophie.
She is seeking her brother who disappeared, but who was also connected to the phrase "El Dorado". Together with the Makai Alchemists, Luke and Gina, they work together to solve the mystery.
Their journey takes them to the magical city of "El Dorado" ruled by the enigmatic "King" who is protected by the Makai entities, Bishop, Knight and Queen.