TONIKAWA: Over the Moon For You

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My lack of overwhelming praise for this show is gonna make some people mad.

I almost dropped TONIKAWA after the first episode, and while I’m ultimately glad that I stuck it out, I’d be lying if I said that I wasn’t pretty disappointed. There are people that will tell you this is refreshing for just being a light romance with little to no drama, and the romance here is sweet (maybe even a little too sweet), but that’s not really what I feel like the show was presenting in its first episode. The story…


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New year, new platform, and a tidal wave of sequels means that now is an excellent time to revisit our Sequel Guide format. While previously, the AniTAY Sequel Guide was mostly objective and purely informational, in order to line it up with the tone of the rest of our content, the Guide has now been trimmed down to only the shows we really wanted to talk about, which in Winter 2021 luckily gives us a ton of stuff to write up. …


Gymnastics Samurai

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I’m not gonna lie — I liked Gymnastics Samurai, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t disappointing.

Being disappointed implies that I had expectations going into this, and, yes, I absolutely did. The show was an original work by the creator of Zombieland Saga and MAPPA, a studio that has, to put it mildly, been on a fucking roll lately, and it all looked somewhat in the vein of Yuri On Ice!!, which was made by the same studio.

But unfortunately, it seems like this is more or less where MAPPA’s insane schedule ran thin this year, as it was airing…

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