Anime Hajime Review: Hellsing

Pre-Blog Month 4 – Part 6 of 9 Original Run: October 11, 2001 – January 17, 2002. Number of Episodes: 13 Genre: Action, Horror, Supernatural Based on the Series Created By: Kouta Hirano ***Warning, the following may contain spoilers for Hellsing. Reader discretion is advised.*** Series Synopsis On the shores of Great Britain, there are creatures that…

Anime Hajime Review: Yamishibai Season 7

Original Run: July 8, 2019 – September 30, 2019 Number of Episodes: 13 Genre: Horror, Supernatural To read other posts from the Yamishibai series, please click HERE. ***Warning, the following may contain spoilers for Yamishibai Season 7. Reader discretion is advised.*** Series Synopsis It’s time to begin our seventh journey into the dark and the macabre, the strange and the…

Anime Hajime Review: Boogiepop wa Warawanai

Original Run: January 4, 2019 – March 29, 2019 Number of Episodes: 18 Genre: Horror, Mystery Based on the Series Created By: Kouhei Kadono and Kouji Ogata ***Warning, the following may contain spoilers for Boogiepop wa Warawanai. Reader discretion is advised.*** Series Synopsis Amongst the female student body at Shinyo Academy, there is a rumor going around. Supposedly, there…

Anime Hajime Review: The Promised Neverland

Original Run: January 10, 2019 – March 29, 2019 Number of Episodes: 12 Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller Based on the Series Created By: Posuka Demizu and Kaiu Shirai ***Warning, the following may contain spoilers for The Promised Neverland. Reader discretion is advised.*** Series Synopsis Emma, Norman, and Rey (voiced respectively by Sumire Morohoshi, Maaya Uchida, and Mariya Ise) are…

Anime Hajime Impressions: Corpse Party – Blood Covered

The Setup Happy Halloween everyone. Corpse Party – Tortured Souls is a series I have seen multiple times. I even reviewed the four episode OVA during 2018’s Pre-Blog Month (March 2018). For the longest time, something kept drawing me back to this story. Each time I made a return, I always came away with three opinions:…

Anime Ichiban: The Top Ten Yamishibai Stories

Introduction What is Yamishibai? Yamishibai is a horror anime that began airing back in 2013. Each story (episode) is based on Japanese folklore and urban legends. At five minutes a pop, these tales tell of frightening phenomenon caused by ghosts, monsters, and other, often evil, supernatural entities. Along with horror, Yamishibai has a distinct visual style. This series’ art…