The Ryuo’s Work is Never Done!

Professional shogi player Yaichi Kuzuryu (CV: Yuuma Uchida) is the youngest Ryuo to this day, but ever since he got his title the previous year, he has been in a slump. That’s when he find Ai Hinatsuru (CV: Rina Hidaka) in his apartment and she tells him to let her be her pupil, because he promised to do so during the Ryuo title match. He realises her potential and takes her as his pupil, but will his change of life get him out of his slump as a professional? Continue reading

Strike the Blood

56163lThe legend says that the strongest vampire is the Fourth Progenitor, but it’s just a legend, because there is only three progenitors. For his entire life, Kojou Akatsuki (CV: Yoshimasa Hosoya) has been your average male student, nothing more and nothing less. But one day the Fourth Progenitor sent her spirit into Kojou and he’s now the one of legends. Keeping it secret isn’t an easy feat as his eyes turns red when he gets urges for blood, but he can’t let anyone know he became a vampire either. And now Yukina Himeragi (CV: Risa Taneda) was sent from the Lion King Organization to supervise Kojou and kill him if he is evil. Continue reading

Batch #5

Batch posts are posts where I write early impressions on shows I end up dropping or about OVAs, which I can’t write a lot about.

54783lNatsume Yuujinchou: Itsuka Yuki no Hi ni

Takashi Natsume (CV: Hiroshi Kamiya) is able to see demons. One snowy day he sees a demon who is searching for something, but doesn’t know what it’s searching for. Takashi tries to help it, but it’s hard when all he knows it’s something nostalgic, new, sparkling and warm. When the demon finds it, it became a flower and disappeared.

It’s typical to Natsume Yuujinchou and filled me with emotions – as the show always done. I loved this little OVA and when I watched it earlier this spring, it was really fitting. All in all, it’s a lovely OVA which captures the essence of the entire show, music, pacing, story and feelings included. I should write about NatsuYuu in the future.

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Servant x Service

51579lLucy (shortened) Yamagami (CV: Ai Kayano) starts working on the health and welfare section of the ward office to find the one who allowed her full first name and then complain. We follow her and the other newcomers Saya Miyoshi (CV: Mai Nakahara) and Yukata Hasebe (CV: Tatsuhisa Suzuki) and their supervisor Taishi Ichimiya (CV: Takahiro Sakurai) and the temp Megumi Chihaya (CV: Aki Toyosaki) in their daily life at the ward office and the various troubles they come across. Continue reading