End of Hesei, 31 Years of Anime – A Brief Retrospective

      As of the posting of this article: According to the Gregorian calendar, the year is 2019. Now, the majority of the world’s countries adhere to this form of date keeping for both schedule planning and day to day life. Japan is – mostly – no different. Should you decide to travel to…

Anime Hajime Review: A Certain Magical Index III

Original Run: October 5, 2018 – April 5, 2019 Number of Episodes: 26 Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Supernatural Based on the Series Created By: Kazum Kamachi and Kiyotaka Haimura Notice: A Certain Magical Index III  is considered a part of the 2019 releases here at LofZOdyssey Anime Reviews. Although its first episode premiered during the 2018 fall season, its…

Anime Hajime Review: Manaria Friends

Original Run: January 21, 2019 – March 25, 2019 Number of Episodes: 10 Genre: Fantasy, Slice of Life, Supernatural Based on the Video Game: Rage of Bahamut ***Warning, the following may contain spoilers for Manaria Friends. Reader discretion is advised.*** Series Synopsis Mysteria Academy is an ancient school for magic. At this most prestigious institution, pupils from all races…

Anime Hajime Review: Domestic Girlfriend

Original Run: January 12, 2019 – March 30, 2019 Number of Episodes: 12 Genre: Drama, Romance Based on the Series Created By: Kei Sasuga ***Warning, the following may contain spoilers for Domestic Girlfriend. Reader discretion is advised.***  Series Synopsis For the longest time, Natsuo Fujii (voiced by Taku Yashiro) has had a crush on his teacher, Hina-sensei (voiced by…

Anime Hajime Review: Gotoubun no Hanayome

Original Run: January 11, 2019 – March 29, 2019 Number of Episodes: 12 Genre: Comedy, Harem, Romance Based on the Series Created By: Negi Haruba ***Warning, the following may contain spoilers for Gotobun no Hanayome. Reader discretion is advised.*** Series Synopsis Fuutarou Uesugi (voiced by Yoshitsugu Matsuoka) is an extremely intelligent honors student from a cash strapped family. One…

Anime Hajime Review: Kemurikusa

Original Run: January 9, 2019 – March 27, 2019 Number of Episodes: 12 Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction ***Warning, the following may contain spoilers for Kemurikusa. Reader discretion is advised.*** Series Synopsis In a dystopian future, three sisters – Rin, Ritsu, and Rina (voiced respectively by Mikako Komatsu, Arisa Kiyoto, and Tomomi Jiena Sumi) – must struggle every day…