Tokyo ESP: The Ani-TAY Review

Rinka Urushiba is a poor high school girl whose only family is her father, Rindo, who has taught her self-defense. She works after school to help pay bills and put food on the table and she isn't ashamed to take advantage of anything to improve their situation. One day she sees a school of flying, glowing fish in… » 10/01/14 5:59am Yesterday 5:59am

AKB0048 is a Lot Better Than You'll Give It Credit For

After finishing my reviews for Aquarion, I decided the time had come to try out the only Shoji Kawamori show I'd never watched: AKB0048. It's a science fiction action mecha idol show by Satelight. Yes, you read those genres right. Let's go on a science-fiction adventure into AKB0048. » 9/29/14 11:32pm Monday 11:32pm

Rockmandash Rambles: Fate/stay night Hype!

Over the past few months, I've been writing about everything related to Fate/stay night, and everything in the Type Moon universe, in anticipation for it. While I have a review on Fate/stay night, it covers my thoughts on how good it is, with a brief section on my thoughts on my experience. I want to expand on my… » 9/28/14 6:00pm Sunday 6:00pm

Invaders of the Rokujyouma!?: Rockmandash's Ani-TAY Review

Whenever I see a comedy harem show, I immediately think it's one of two things: An enjoyable yet really stupid show that I can't help but love, or a show that's executed poorly. Today, we have Invaders of the Rokujyouma!?, a comedy harem adapted by Silver Link that just so happens to be the latter, but has hints of… » 9/27/14 7:47pm Saturday 7:47pm

HaNaYaMaTa: The Ani-TAY Review

Naru Sekiya is a meek middle school girl who has no interests besides an obsession with fairy tales and practicing iaido. One day while walking past a shrine at night, she hears rhythmic clacking coming from the shrine grounds. Curious, Naru follows the sounds and finds what she thinks is a fairy dancing on the… » 9/26/14 11:24pm Friday 11:24pm

Sabagebu!: The Ani-TAY Review

Momoka Sonokawa is a transfer student who, while riding a train on her first day of school, gets perved on by a creepy older man when a beautiful, but crazy, young woman named Miou Ootori pulls a Desert Eagle airsoft gun on the man. Momoka heads to school, thinking that was the last she'd ever see of the insane… » 9/24/14 6:37am 9/24/14 6:37am

My First Nendoroid is a Meta Joke

One of my surprise favorite anime series from last year was a short form series called Miss Monochrome: The Animation. It follows the life of Miss Monochrome, an android girl that in real life is the creation of the singer/seiyuu Yui Horie, as she tries to become an idol. It's actually pretty funny at times. Anyways,… » 9/23/14 9:00pm 9/23/14 9:00pm

TAY Explores Comics: Gate: Thus the JSDF Fought There

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if a portal to fantasy world opened up in modern day? Wouldn't it be great to see how magic could make modern day more interesting? People could use magic to fly, cook more easily, etc. Of course, rarely does one consider the problems magic could cause in modern day society… » 9/23/14 12:21am 9/23/14 12:21am

Haikyuu!!: The Ani-TAY Review

Shoyo Hinata is a diminutive kid who falls in love with volleyball one day while watching the high school national championship game after he saw a short player nicknamed the Little Giant playing for Karasuno High School. Hinata forms a volleyball club at his middle school, but due to lack of members, he has to… » 9/22/14 3:34am 9/22/14 3:34am

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-Kun: Rockmandash's Ani-TAY Review

I love a good Shoujo from time to time, and I'm sure you've probably enjoyed some too. They are entertaining, comedic and touch your heart. But what exactly goes into making such a work? Welcome to this review of Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-Kun, a comedy series about the production of a Shoujo manga. » 9/21/14 6:02pm 9/21/14 6:02pm

Aldnoah.Zero: The Ani-TAY Review

In 1972, humans discover an ancient alien hypergate on the moon. Through this hypergate, humanity begins colonizing Mars. It is on Mars that humanity discovers even more advanced technology called Aldnoah. The settlers of Mars claim Aldnoah for themselves and become the Vers Empire. In the process of doing so, they… » 9/21/14 3:05am 9/21/14 3:05am