During my wilderness years away from the anime fandom, there were not many shows I watched. In fact I can probably count on one half of one hand about how much i was watching. One of the exceptions to what was this anime, something that came up on my radar and I was just compelled to watch it. Its second season has just aired, but we are going to start where it all began and give the first season a look. So with that, let’s take a dive into the first half of Tiger & Bunny after the cut!
This is a show I’ve been meaning to get to for a long time, and I’ve finally finished it. Another entry in what can be considered one of those ‘landmark series’. If you watched anime during the fan-sub era then you’ve come across this show. Is it worth it though, or has time been too kind to this show? Well after the cut let’s take a dive into Hellsing Ultimate and find out!
Well it sure has been a bit since we look at this haven’t we? Despite being in the closing part of 2021, 86 was a series that apparently needed a little more time to cook in the oven. With the last two episodes pushed back to March we all knew it was going to be a while before we wrapped this series. That time has finally come so after the cut, let’s take a dive into the second half of the series Eighty-Six!
My thoughts on the first half can be found right here!
A few months back I gave you my post on Infinite Stratos, a show that is probably the go to example for a basic harem anime, and one is both beloved and unloved because of it. I went on record saying I loved the series and that despite its dumbass protagonist, over-the-top dub, and sometimes fillerish nature. I had some great gags, most of the girls were memorable, and its use of CGI remains a decade ahead of its contemporaries. A guilty pleasure for sure, but one that harem fans can be happy about. But what about the second season? Well after the cut let’s take a dive into Infinite Stratos 2 and find out!
Our look at light novel version of High School DxD continues! It’s been a bit since we got back into this beloved series, but I’ve finally wrapped up the second entry and I want to talk about it! Will this installment continue the good will established in the first, or does the anime do things better? After the cut let’s take a dive into the second volume of the series: The Phoenix of the School Battle! and find out!
Winter 2022 is nearing its three quarter and once again, if you aren’t a fan of Attack on Titan, then there really isn’t much else. It’s just been a crummy season all around, but it’s almost over. That said, let’s see what is happening with our eight episode check-in!Read More »
This show just finished and it has been burning as red hot as Tanjiro’s sword! After the enjoyable but re-hashed Mugen Train arc, we have now moved into new territory with the next arc in the series and we are back to everything people love. But how much do they love it? After the cut let’s take a dive into the next chapter of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba and find out. It’s the Entertainment District Arc!Read More »
We are closing the book on a chapter here at Shallow Dives in Anime. With this post, I will have covered every Fate installment (aside from those that came out last year). I think it is only fitting that we end this milestone with the first piece of the series. An installment that has been derided and dismissed by fans. But is that to be deserved? Well as always, I am going to try to look at the series with fresh, fair and understanding eyes. With that said, let’s take a long awaited dive into the Studio Deen adaptation of Fate/Stay Night.
Anime in 2022 promises to be an interesting time with more heavy hitting shows compared to the overall lightness of 2021. I’ll be watching a few, and as always giving my thoughts! As always this list WILL change, as it is based only on the ‘covers’. Let’s see what is on my radar for the Winter of 2022 right after the cut!Read More »
I have never been on the Attack on Titan thing. I’ll probably get into it at one point, but it’s just something that I have no interest in when its such a red-hot thing. However like with many anime, there are shows that are similar. Does that mean they are better? Or are things too similar for anything to work? Well after the cut let’s take a dive into the series: Seraph of the End and find out!Read More »