Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid is A Fluidly Animated Masterpiece About Love and Life

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid strikes a confident and consistent tone that meets and exceeds the animation and story pedigree set by previous episodic Kyoto Animation shows. It tells the story of shapeshifting dragon Tohru, (Yūki Kuwahara) and her sudden ambition to freeload in the apartment of Kobayashi (Mutsumi Tamura), a female programmer by day and occasional, maid-otaku drunkard by night. Along the way, Tohru’s presence … Continue reading Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid is A Fluidly Animated Masterpiece About Love and Life

4 Winter 2017 Anime To Watch While They’re Still Free for Canadians on Crunchyroll

Last season, anime streaming service Crunchyroll broadcasted subtitled simulcasts of 40 of the 46 new anime debuts from Japan, but here in Canada, those free, ad-supported streams only stay up for 13 weeks after they air. So before those episodes are locked away behind the $6.95 per month vault door of Crunchyroll Premium, here are four great shows you should watch from winter 2017. Miss … Continue reading 4 Winter 2017 Anime To Watch While They’re Still Free for Canadians on Crunchyroll

Smurfs: The Lost Village: Just Because it’s Better Than the Others, Doesn’t Mean it’s Good

After two disastrous live action/animated Smurfs films, Sony decided to reboot the franchise with the fully animated The Lost Village. With a whole new cast and creative team, the chances of providing a better approach to the characters were strong. Continue reading Smurfs: The Lost Village: Just Because it’s Better Than the Others, Doesn’t Mean it’s Good