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Anime Elimination Tournament – Winter 2017 – Week 4

Another quick post this week, since I’m trying to catch up with the schedule!

This time the decision is pretty difficult. Every anime in the tournament had a good episode, so it was hard to make up my mind.

This week’s ranking:

  1. Kuzu no Honkai
  2. Masamune-kun no Revenge
  3. Little Witch Academia
  4. Gabriel DropOut
  5. Fuuka
  6. Onihei
  7. ēlDLIVE
  8. Kemono Friends
  9. Marginal#4: Kiss Kara Tsukuru Big Bang
  10. Minami Kamakura Koukou Joshi Jitensha-bu

Finally, we have to part ways with Minami Kamakura Jitensha-bu. It’s a pity, because everything was just starting to develop, but Marginal#4 has had a stronger impact on me during the weeks so I think I have to give it another chance. After all, this week’s episodes weren’t so bad!

Kuzu no Honkai strikes again with a marvelous episode: the story is more and more interesting as the intrigue emerges. Masamune-kun no Revenge is still going strong, I love the comedy and it really entertain me.

I want to spend two words for Kemono Friends; I think I’m actually getting invested in the story and I’m curious on where this is going. There are a few hints here and there that intrigue me and make me want to discover what’s behind them. On the other hand, Fuuka is starting to lose momentum: I really liked the previous episode and I expected further developments, but my hopes were crushed with a slow – at times boring – episode.

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So, only nine anime are still competing! Rank the episodes will get harder and harder as only the best ones will stand the test of time! _apple__by_ebonred-d51uswt

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Anime Elimination Tournament – Winter 2017 – Week 3

Only a quick post for this week – I’m really busy with my exams and I’m studying really hard; I had to watch almost everything sped up to keep up with the tournament.

So, without further ado, this week’s ranking:

  1. Kuzu no Honkai
  2. Masamune-kun no Revenge
  3. Little Witch Academia
  4. Fuuka
  5. Gabriel DropOut
  6. Onihei
  7. Marginal#4: Kiss Kara Tsukuru Big Bang
  8. Kemono Friends
  9. Minami Kamakura Koukou Joshi Jitensha-bu
  10. ēlDLIVE
  11. Seiren

Kuzu no Honkai achieves the first spot this week with an awesome episode focused on widening the characters psychology and background. It’s getting more and more interesting and I’m looking forward to the next episodes. Little Witch Academia gifted us with a cute and funny episode which I really enjoyed! Gabriel DropOut isn’t in the top three for the first time: is it losing its comedic power? We’ll see with the next episode!

ēlDLIVE experienced a major drop, with an episode I found boring and annoying. The characters are starting to get on my nerves, so I hope the next episode will focus again on the comedy side. Marginal#4 retrieves a few spots with an episode I found particularly funny: I hope this will be the direction from now onwards. Also, Minami Kamakura Jitensha-bu is finally taking off and I hope to appreciate the next episode as well.

Finishing last is Seiren. Basically, I’m fed up. The girl is annoying, the boy is boring, the romance is yet to be found. Yeah, there were some good scenes here and there, but I can’t take it anymore.

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Anime Elimination Tournament – Winter 2017 – Week 1

I’m a bit late with this, but still in time!

Actually, I’m happy I managed to watch all of the episodes, since this period is a bit chaotic for me. I don’t know if I can do the same for the second week, since I have an exam on Saturday, so I might postpone the ranking post a few days.

Without further ado, here’s my ranking for this week!

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  1. Gabriel DropOut

Chief Angel has come to Earth! However, she became so used to the life on Earth that she skips school and keeps playing online games, thus into self-destruction. It’s a school comedy that Gabriel turns into a lazy angel! (Source: MAL News)
Okay, this one could have been a great success or a big flop. And I’m happy to declare that it was a SUCCESS! It is not easy for me to find the right comedy anime, because it’s hard to make me laugh. Well, it succeded! The first episode was hilarious and I hope the next ones will be as brilliant as this one! I looove the art, it’s a pleasure to watch it! I didn’t expext I would like it so much, but as for the first episode, this is surely my favorite out of the batch!

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2. Kuzu no Honkai

Seventeen-year-old Mugi Awaya and Hanabi Yasuraoka appear to be the ideal couple. They are both pretty popular, and they seem to suit each other well. However, outsiders don’t know of the secret they share. Both Mugi and Hanabi have hopeless crushes on someone else, and they are only dating each other to soothe their loneliness. Mugi is in love with Akane Minagawa, a young teacher who used to be his home tutor. Hanabi is also in love with a teacher, a young man who has been a family friend since she was little. In each other, they find a place where they can grieve for the ones they cannot have, and they share physical intimacy driven by loneliness. Will things stay like this for them forever? (Source: MangaHelpers)
This is identical to the manga. The freeze-frames are colored manga sketches and it sometimes uses a manga layout. I must say that I like that. Also, I love the voice of Mugi, it’s exactly how I imagined it. The first episode was okay; I already knew what to expect and the animated form didn’t disappoint me. I was worried they might change something to make it more suitable to younger audiences, but I’m glad they didn’t. I’m looking forward to the next episodes!

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3. Masamune-kun no Revenge

As a child, Masamune Makabe once suffered greatly at the hands of a wealthy and beautiful girl named Aki Adagaki, who nicknamed him “Piggy” due to his chubby appearance. Seeking revenge against his tormentor, Masamune works hard to improve himself and returns as an incredibly handsome, albeit narcissistic, high school student. When he encounters Aki once again, he is prepared to exact vengeance. (Source: MyAnimeList)
The first episode was really nice; it was better than I expected and I’m eager to see more. The script is pretty good; I didn’t feel bored throughout the episode, which is nice because sometimes everything happens in ten minutes and the rest of the episode is only an introduction of characters and/or a prologue. In this episode, we meet a good bunch of characters, without feeling overwhelmed. Each one of them is characterized and has its own place in the show. I don’t know how well they will develop during the show, but I like what I’ve seen so far. The art is good and pleasing to the eye and the animation is well executed. I can’t say much about the plot since I’ve seen just the first episode, but the starting point is good and I hope for a great development.

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4. Little Witch Academia (TV)

Having been inspired by a witch named Shiny Chariot, a girl named Akko Kagari enrolls at Luna Nova Magical Academy to become a witch. The anime follows Akko and her friends, Lotte and Sucy, as they experience many magical adventures together.
This was sooo cute! It reminded me of majokko series, for example Ojamajo Doremi! I think this anime is good for any age; it’s really funny, carefree and positive, it’s perfect to cheer up! I really like the art, simple as it is. I’m looking forward to the next episode!

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5. ēlDLIVE

Chuuta Kokonose is an orphan who lives with his aunt. For as long as he can remember, he’s had a voice in his head, but other than that he’s a normal boy—right until the day when a strange-looking thing follows him home and teleports him to a place filled with more fantastic creatures. It’s a space police station, and Rein Brickke, the Chief of Solar System Department, tells him that he’s been chosen by the computer as a possible candidate to join the police force. Misuzu Sonokata, a girl from Chuuta’s school with an angelic face and ill temper who turns out to be one of Rein Brickke’s subordinates, doesn’t think him suitable for such a job. Chuuta, who was shocked at first, decides to take the aptitude test after being urged by the voice in his head and to prove Misuzu wrong. (Source: MyAnimeList)
This was a lot better than I expected! I was so worried about the space and sci-fi elements, but in reality the focus is on the characters and there’s a bit of comedy here and there. I think this is addressed to a young audience – in my opinion, it fits perfectly in the shounen category; however, it was refreshing and pleasant. It’s a good choice to pass the time if you want something light and carefree.

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6. Fuuka

Yuu Haruna just moved into town and loves to use Twitter. Out on his way to buy dinner, he bumps into a mysterious girl, Fuuka Akitsuki, who breaks his phone thinking he was trying to take a picture of her panties. How will his new life change now? (Source: MAL News)
Nice episode. It had some over-used tropes here and there, but it was pleasant overall. It made me occasionally smile and I didn’t feel bored, which is good, because it “is” a slow start, but a good one. I’m saying a slow start because there isn’t any clue on which direction will this anime take; it was basically an introductory episode. It reminds me of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya in some ways, since Fuuka is presented like a weird hyperactive girl while Yuu is just a normal guy, although introvert and with asocial tendencies. I wonder if this anime will go more in-depth with characters; I certainly hope so (especially for Fuuka, because by now she’s a bit unrealistic and bidimensional, but it’s “waaay” too early to judge). I’m looking forward to the next episode, during which we will probably get to know Koyuki!

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7. Onihei

In 1783, the heart of the Tenmei era, Hasegawa held the office of chief director of the department charged with sustaining safety in the region, suppressing the most vile of thieves and criminals, an individual largely feared, renowned as Devil Heizou… (Source: MAL News)
This was pretty serious and… brutal actually. It took me a while to grasp what was going on, but when I did it, I enjoyed it. I think it may have some potential; I hope we get to know better the characters because I find them interesting and I want to know more about their background and so on. This is quite different from what I usually watch, but I don’t dislike gruesome scenes or grave plots. I also hope for some kind of deepening in addition to the action scenes!

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8. Marginal#4: Kiss Kara Tsukuru Big Bang

On February 13, as snow flurries dance in the air, a new idol unit is born at Pythagoras Production. They are the idols who will deliver their kiss to the ends of the galaxy: “Marginal #4.” Its members, Atom Kirihara, Rui Aiba, L Nomura, and R Nomura, put all their effort into their entertainment career for the sake of the fan supporting them! They continue to mature as idols along with the senior unit pulling the entertainment industry forward, Lagrange Point, and the younger unit preparing to make their debut, Unicorn Jr. But when they step off the stage, they’re ordinary high school boys with some chaotic student lives! (Source: Crunchyroll)
Yaoi & Fanservice, I like that. I don’t know why, I seldom watch anime with fanservice aimed at girls. I need more of that in my life. However, this episode was nice. Nothing spectacular; the characters do not stand out much yet, but the comedy is quite on point. It focused more on the high school life, so I wonder if this will be the norm or if there will be an alternance with episodes focusing on the idol life.

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9. Seiren

Shoichi Kamita is an ordinary high school boy, who is faced with the university entrance exam and worried about his future. This campus romantic comedy, “Seiren”, which means honest in Japanese, depicts his pure relationship with three different heroines. Each story is the unique and mutual memory between him and the heroine. (Source: Crunchyroll)
In the first episode, we get to know the first heroine in the series. I’m still unsure on whether I like her or not, but I have at least another episode ahead to clear up my mind, I guess. However, this episode was quite bland. I even forgot what happened a few hours after watching it. The relationship between the main character and the heroine is still vague, so it’s a slow start for an anime said to be focused on that. I hope the development won’t be rushed: having three heroines means that only four episodes will be focused on each of them. As I said in my introductory post, there are clear references with Amagami SS so I’m inclined to think that the quality will be good. Even so, that doesn’t necessarily mean this anime will be enjoyable.

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10. Kemono Friends

The anime’s story takes place in Japari Park, a “gigantic integrated zoo.” In the zoo, due to the mysterious “sand star” substance, the animals start turning into human-shaped creatures called Animal Girls. Japari Park is a place where many people visit and have fun at, but one day a lost child wanders into the park. The lost child starts a journey to return, but because so many Animal Girls join in on the quest it becomes an unexpected grand adventure. (Source: ANN)
I don’t have much to say about this one. It’s cute, it’s clearly for children and you may watch it if you want something relaxing before going to bed. I don’t know for how long I will keep it in my watching list, but by now I don’t mind watching another episode!

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11. Schoolgirl Strikers: Animation Channel

It’s the near future. The newly established girls’ private school Goryoukan Academy has another face. This school has a special unit, Fifth force, who is assembled and selected from the school’s student body in order to fight an enemy called Oburi.
This is a story about love, courage and friendship about the girls called Strikers. (Source: MyAnimeList)
I… don’t know what I watched. Half of the time, I watched boring and unnecessary scenes where the girls were blabbering about trivial things, and I don’t know if this was an attempt to make people laugh or to introduce the characters, but it failed on both cases. The action scenes were minimal and they didn’t impress me. There were something so off, from the majokko style transformations to the smartphones used to communicate from different dimensions (like wtf?). There wasn’t even a hint of plot development and I seriously wonder where this is going. The five main characters were presented all at once, but I still haven’t connected with any of them. Let’s see, there’s the loli one, the “crazy” one, the mature one and…? Ah, yeah, the plain protagonist with an obscure past. And… the fifth one. I can’t even remember her face, that’s so bad.

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12. Minami Kamakura Koukou Joshi Jitensha-bu

The story begins with Hiromi Maiharu, a girl who moved from Nagasaki to Kamakura. She begins her new life in Kamakura and her first day in high school by bicycling to her school, but she has not ridden a bicycle since she was young. On the way to the ceremony for the first day, she meets Tomoe Akitsuki, and Tomoe helps her train to be better at bicycling. (Source: ANN)
I was wondering why Tomoe should help Hiromi train to be better at bicycling. Well… if anything, the fact that she needs to realize that to move a bycicle you need to hit the pedals should give me a hint… I hoped for a better start, that’s for sure. The backgrounds are enchanting, but this isn’t enough to keep me watching. I’m not the biggest fan of SOL and this is so trivial that it was a snoozefest. I admit I sped up the episode to finish it off. The main character is an exaggerated airhead; she was so hopeless, she made me smile out of pity. During the episode, we got to know only Hiromi and Tomoe and we had a first encounter with Mori-sensei. By now, they are pretty flat and I don’t expect a deep character development anyway. Probably this will focus more on bicycles during the next episodes and I’m not interested in that either. What a pity.

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13. Hand Shakers

The anime takes place in Osaka in “AD20XX,” and revolves around the Hand Shakers—partners who can summon “Nimrodes,” weapons born from their deep psyche by joining hands. In order to grant the pair’s wish, the Hand Shakers compete with and fight other Hand Shaker pairs. (Source: ANN)
This episode was really bad. I’ve already said that I disliked the art. There are also some major points in the script and in the characters that I didn’t really like. The fanservice is everywhere and sometimes is disturbing. The female main character hasn’t done anything yet, apart from joining hands with her partner. She’s like… there. I particularly dislike those kind of character. I imagine there could be a (predictable) plot twist at some point regarding her, but I don’t think I can stand it for so long. The events were rushed, I feel like everything happened too fast. Nothing was explained, so I’m kinda curious about what was happening… but I think I can search about that on the net.

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I didn’t expect that Gabriel DropOut would have conquered the first rank! Will it drop or will it stay? We’ll see! On the other hand, it’s time to part ways with Hand Shakers. I can’t say I’m sad about that, but I wish I had seen the idol character in action because I’m still a bit curious about her. Next week, twelve shows will be still in the game! _apple__by_ebonred-d51uswt

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Anime Elimination Tournament – Winter 2017 Edition

Hi everyone!

I’m here to introduce you to a new feature: the Anime Elimination Tournaments!

This is how it works:
Thirteen anime are chosen randomly. For twelve weeks, I’m going to watch, comment and make a ranking of each episode. Each week, the lowest-ranking anime will be removed from the tournament. So, in the first week I’ll be watching a total of thirteen anime, decreasing each week, and in the last week only two shows will be still there and I will declare the winner!

Only full length television anime are eligible; they must be composed of 12 episodes at least. Sequels are not eligible.

ELIGIBLE ANIME:
1. ACCA 13-ku Kansatsu-ka
2. Akiba’s Trip The Animation
3. Chain Chronicle: Haecceitas no Hikari
4. Demi-chan wa Kataritai
5. ēlDLIVE
6. Fuuka
7. Gabriel DropOut
8. Hand Shakers
9. Idol Jihen
10. Kemono Friends
11. Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon
12. Kuzu no Honkai
13. Little Witch Academia (TV)
14. Marginal#4 Kiss Kara Tsukuru Big Bang
15. Masamune-kun no Revenge
16. Minami Kamakura Koukou Joshi Jitensha-bu
17. One Room
18. Onihei
19. Piace: Watashi no Italian
20. Schoolgirl Strikers: Animation Channel
21. Seiren
22. Urara Meirochou
23. Youjo Senki

I’ll veto Granblue Fantasy the Animation and BanG Dream! because they start too late compared to the others, so it would be difficult to make weekly posts.

SELECTED ANIME: (using random.org)

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1. ēlDLIVE
Action / Sci-Fi / Shounen / Space
Studio Pierrot // Trailer
Chuuta Kokonose is an orphan who lives with his aunt. For as long as he can remember he’s had a voice in his head, but other than that he’s a normal boy – right until the day when a strangely-looking thing follows him home and teleports him to a place filled with more fantastic creatures. It’s a space police station, and Rein Brickke, the Chief of Solar System Department, tells him that he’s been chosen by the computer as a possible candidate to join the police force, although Misuzu Sonokata, a girl from Chuuta’s school with an angelic face and ill temper who turns out to be one of Rein Brickke’s subordinates, doesn’t think him suitable for such a job. Chuuta, who was shocked at first, decides to take aptitude test after being urged by the voice in his head and to prove Misuzu wrong. (Source: MyAnimeList)

Let’s see. Judging by the trailer, it seems a rather typical shounen anime. I really like the graphics. But, the synopsis doesn’t strike me and I don’t like the space / sci-fi side. I wouldn’t have chosen this anime to be on my watching list. Hype: 2/10

2. Fuuka
Drama / Ecchi / Music / Romance / School / Shounen
Diomedéa // Trailer
Yuu Haruna has transferred to a school in Tokyo so he can live with his sisters after their parents moved to America. Introverted and unskilled at socializing with others, Yuu’s main mode of communication is Twitter. As he’s scoping out his new surroundings with his eyes on his smartphone, he crashes into Fuuka Akitsuki, a girl who appeared in front of him out of nowhere. Centered on the awkward and unsocial Yuu Haruna, the mysteriously charming Fuuka Akitsuki, and Yuu’s childhood friend Koyuki Hinashi, a brand new love story woven through music is about to begin (Source: Crunchyroll)

Actually I’d have added this anime to my watching list of the season! It seems pretty good and I never say no to some romance! I could do without the ecchi scenes, but they doesn’t seem excessive, so it’s okay I guess. Hype: 7/10

3. Gabriel DropOut
Comedy / School / Shounen / Supernatural
Doga Kobo // Trailer
Chief Angel has come to Earth! However, she became so used to the life on Earth that she skips school and keeps playing online games, thus into self-destruction. It’s a school comedy that Gabriel turns into a lazy angel! (Source: MAL News)

The art is so cute! The plot seems interesting, but the trailer fell kind of flat. I’m still interested in this, if it turns out to be a good comedy anime! Hype: 6/10

4. Hand Shakers
Action
GoHands // Trailer
Tazuna is a high school student, living in Osaka, who loves to fiddle around with machines. One day, he receives a repair request from an university laboratory. He accepts the request and ends up meeting a girl named Koyori, who has been bedridden for a very long time. Guided by something unknown, Tazuna touches Koyori’s fingertip, and they create a weapon called “Nimrod”. After creating the Nimrod, Tazuna hears a voice: “Those of you who’ve overcome many battles and difficulties, who’ve had a revelation, and who intend to challenge Me are “Hand Shakers.”
Suddenly, Tazuna and Koyori get pulled into a whole different world called “Ziggurat”. In this world, there are Hand Shakers, two people who touch hands and create the Nimrod. Their goal is to defeat other Hand Shakers in order to gain an audience with “God”, who will grant them wishes. Bewildered by this new world before him, Tazuna tries to comprehend what’s happening. At that moment, Tazuna and Koyori are attacked by an unknown assailant. Protect with your own Hands! (Source: Crunchyroll)

I’m not sold on this one. The backgrounds are really good, but I hate the charaters design. The synopsis doesn’t impress me either. There’s an idol among characters, so I might watch this because of her. We’ll see. Hype: 1/10

5. Kemono Friends
Adventure / Comedy
Yaoyorozu / Trailer
The story takes place in Japari Park, an enormous integrated zoo built somewhere in this world. A mysterious substance found there, called “Sand Star,” causes the animals to turn into humanoid beings called “Animal Girls”! These new creatures spend every day peacefully with the zoo’s visitors… but after some time, a lost child turns up in the park. The child’s attempt to find the way home turns into a great adventure with the Animal Girls! (Source: Crunchyroll)

Is this… a children show? Oh well… Maybe it’s cute enough to keep me watching. Hype: 0/10

6. Kuzu no Honkai
Drama / Romance / School / Seinen
Lerche // Trailer
17-year-old Awaya Mugi and Yasuraoka Hanabi appear to be the ideal couple. They are both pretty popular, and they seem to suit each other well. However, outsiders don’t know of the secret they share. Both Mugi and Hanabi have hopeless crushes on someone else, and they are only dating each other to soothe their loneliness. Mugi is in love with Minagawa Akane, a young teacher who used to be his home tutor. Hanabi is also in love with a teacher, a young man who has been a family friend since she was little. In each other, they find a place where they can grieve for the ones they cannot have, and they share a loneliness-driven physical intimacy. Will things stay like this for them forever? (Source: MangaHelpers)

Oh my God, this show. I was actually hoping it was among the selection. I read a couple of chapters of the manga. It isn’t a favorite of mine, but I like it and I like what I saw so far in the trailer. I love the art. Hype: 9/10

7. Little Witch Academia (TV)
Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy / Magic / School
Trigger // Trailer
Shiny Chariot attended. In this new town she meets new friends and starts a new school life. At the school she has lessons on riding brooms and the wonder of magic, but Akko and her friends Lotte and Sucy keep getting wrapped up in tumultuous events. (Source: Anime News Network)

Reading the synopsis, I wasn’t particularly interested, but I LOVED the trailer! Now I’m really looking forward to it! I still haven’t see the OAV but I plan to do so soon! Hype: 9/10

8. Marginal#4 Kiss Kara Tsukuru Big Bang
Music
J.C.Staff // Trailer

There isn’t much info about this anime, but I guess it will rely almost entirely on characters with little to no plot. Well, I like idols and I certainly don’t mind some ikemen dancing on my screen! I kinda fell already for the red haired one tumblr_m4i9c7j9OB1qdlkyg Hype: 6/10

9. Masamune-kun no Revenge
Comedy / Harem / Romance / School / Shounen
Silver Link // Trailer
As an overweight child, Makabe Masamune was mercilessly teased and bullied by one particular girl, Adagaki Aki. Determined to one day exact his revenge upon her, Makabe begins a rigorous regimen of self-improvement and personal transformation.
Years later, Masamune re-emerges as a new man. Handsome, popular, with perfect grades and good at sports, Masamune-kun transfers to Aki’s school, and is unrecognizable to her. Now, Masamune-kun is ready to confront the girl who bullied him so many years ago and humiliate her at last. But will revenge be as sweet as he thought? (Source: manga synopsis via Seven Seas Entertainment)

This anime seems pretty good! I’m interested in watching this one. I’m not sure about the female main character, Adagaki Aki. From the trailer, she doesn’t seem a type of character I like, but I might be wrong. Looking forward to watching the first episode! Hype: 8.5/10

10. Minami Kamakura Koukou Joshi Jitensha-bu
School / Shounen / Sports
A.C.G.T x J.C.Staff // Trailer
The story begins with Hiromi Maiharu, a girl who moved from Nagasaki to Kamakura. She begins her new life in Kamakura and her first day in high school by bicycling to her school, but she has not ridden a bicycle since she was young. On the way to the ceremony for the first day, she meets Tomoe Akitsuki, and Tomoe helps her train to be better at bicycling. (Source: ANN)

There are quite a lot of anime about bicycles lately, am I right? I don’t really like bycicles or sports anime in general, but it seems to focus on the everyday life, so I hope it proves to be a cute and relaxing anime. Hype: 3/10

11. Onihei
Historical / Seinen
Studio M2 // Trailer
The blade arts of the “Devil” tasked with stiking down evils threatening a peaceful Edo! Heizou Hasegawa, upholding the role of chief officer protecting against crime and arson! In 1783, the heart of the Tenmei era, Hasegawa held the office of chief director of the department charged with sustaining safety in the region, suppressing the most vile of thieves and criminals, an individual largely feared, renowned as Devil Heizou… (Source: MAL News)

Judging by the trailer, it seems interesting! I like historical settings; I don’t know if this is the kind of plot I might like, but I’m happy to give it a try! Hype: 7/10

12. Schoolgirl Strikers: Animation Channel
Action / School
J.C.Staff // Trailer
The newly established private high school for girls, Goryoukan Academy, has a hidden face that people on the outside don’t know about…
Mysterious apparitions called “Oburi” have appeared from a rift in space-time. The only ones capable of fighting this enemy of mankind are girls known as “Strikers,” who have the ability to sense the fifth dimension. Goryoukan Academy is actually an organization that seeks out girls who are more than meets the eye and trains them up for the “Fifth Force,” a combat force created to subjugate the Oburi. The story of the battles and friendships of five girls who comprise the newly assembled team “Altair Torte” is about to begin! (Source: Crunchyroll)

I don’t know what to think about this one yet. It seems cute, yet it seems to have sci-fi elements which I don’t really like. The monsters are so cute and I’m not sure I should think that since they are the “enemies of mankind”. I’m pretty curious! Hype: 5/10

13. Seiren
School
Studio Gokumi x AXsiZ // Trailer
Shoichi Kamita is an ordinary high school boy, who is faced with the university entrance exam and worried about his future. This campus romantic comedy, “Seiren”, which means honest in Japanese, depicts his pure relationship with three different heroines. Each story is the unique and mutual memory between him and the heroine. (Source: Crunchyroll)

I know EXACTLY what to expect from this anime. Everything SCREAMS Amagami SS (in fact, they are related). The success of this anime depends strictly on the characters and if it is split into arcs like Amagami, each one of them may be nice or bad independently. I just hope the heroine I like is in the first episodes; if not, I might drop it before it gets to the section I may like. Hype: 6/10

*Since some of this anime aren’t airing yet, I don’t have full info, so this list might change.

Well, this is it! Starting from Sunday 15th I will update each week with a comments + ranking post. Which anime will I drop first? Which ones will I still be watching in 10 weeks? Let’s find it out together! _apple__by_ebonred-d51uswt