Circlet Princess – First impressions

Sometimes I just can’t help but start certain anime for the eyecandy. It happened with Harukana Receive in the summer, and it happened once again with Circlet Princess. And for some reason, I’m pretty sure I’m not the only person taking a look into this anime for that reason. But is there more to Circlet Princess than just the plot, as many would jokingly call it? I’ll let you make your own conclusions on that… Circlet Princess The story is set in futuristic Japan. “People’s lives have changed because of VR and AR, and a competitive sport has been born from these technologies called CB (Circlet Bout)”. The main character, Yuka Sasaki, stumbles upon a realistic-looking ad for a Circlet Bout competition, and ends up meeting one of the best in the sport, Chikage Fujimura. When Yuka came to watch the competition, she unexpectedly ended up participating in that same Continue reading…

Winter 2019: What looks interesting

With Fall 2018 behind us, it’s time to focus on the new season of anime that is ahead. Last winter was my favorite anime season to date, with series like A Place Further than the Universe, Yuru Camp and Violet Evergarden all airing at the same time. Can this year’s winter season compare to that? Make your own conclusions as I will list the anime I am most likely to watch in Winter 2019, based on their PV, synopsis and genres. Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari (MAL link) This is an anime whose first episode I have already seen, as it has pre-aired at the end of December. The first episode is 45 minutes long. It’s an isekai with a twist – the main character has been falsely accused of assault and is known by the world for all the wrong reasons. He lacks the thrust of others, and lacks Continue reading…