Monday, October 23, 2017

Spring Anime Recommendation 2017

Top picks from Spring this year. These anime aired last March 2017 to May 2017. Sort of like the second quarter of the year, I love Spring line up as well though normie life has been very busy on this season but still manage to see awesome series. 

1. Boku no Hero Academia 2nd Season /  僕のヒーローアカデミア 第二期 

Genre: Action, Shounen, Comedy, School

SummaryIzuku has dreamt of being a hero all his life—a lofty goal for anyone, but especially challenging for a kid with no superpowers. That’s right, in a world where eighty percent of the population has some kind of super-powered “quirk,” Izuku was unlucky enough to be born completely normal. But that’s not going to stop him from enrolling in one of the world’s most prestigious hero academies. Now, the only thing standing between him and his first class is the academy’s formidable entrance exam—nothing a little private tutoring from the world’s mightiest hero can’t solve.

(Source: Funimation)

My Reviews/Thoughts: Those who do not like this series is welcome to leave this page, nah, just joking. Glad that the season two aired. Everyone is so happy. 

2.  Shingeki no Kyojin Season 2 / 進撃の巨人 Season 2

Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Shounen, Super Power

SummaryEren Jaeger swore to wipe out every last Titan, but in a battle for his life he wound up becoming the thing he hates most. With his new powers, he fights for humanity’s freedom facing the monsters that threaten his home. After a bittersweet victory against the Female Titan, Eren finds no time to rest—a horde of Titans is approaching Wall Rose and the battle for humanity continues!

(Source: Funimation)

My Review/Thoughts: Glad Eren and the gang is back on this time. I was so into the series that I re-read the manga again. Always keep me out of my wits. 

3. Alice to Zouroku / アリスと蔵六

Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Seinen

Summary: A group of young girls possess a mysterious power known as "Alice's Dream," which gives them the ability to turn their thoughts into reality. Detained and experimented upon, these youths are locked away in secret until one of them manages to escape. Her name is Sana—a girl with the power to ignore the very laws of physics. When this willful powerhouse crosses paths with a stubborn old man named Zouroku, his carefully-ordered life will never be the same again!

(Source: Sentai Filmworks)

My Review/Thoughts: This anime got me hooked on the first episode. I like how it was presented and transition for me is smooth.

4. Boruto: Naruto Next Generations

Genre: Action, Adventure, Martial Arts, Shounen, Supernatural

Summary: The Hidden Leaf Village has entered an era of peace and modernity. Tall buildings line the streets, giant screens flash with images, and the Thunder Rail runs through the village, connecting each district together. Though it's still a ninja village, the number of civilians has increased and the life of the shinobi is beginning to change. 

Boruto Uzumaki, son of Seventh Hokage Naruto Uzumaki, has enrolled in the Ninja Academy to learn the ways of the ninja. The other students are ready to dismiss him as "just the son of the Hokage,” but Boruto’s heart and character blow all their assumptions away. 
As a series of mysterious events begins to unfold, it’s up to Boruto and his new friends to handle them. Like a gale-force wind, Boruto makes his own way into everyone's hearts; his story is about to begin!

(Source: Crunchyroll)

My Review/Thoughts: Imagine my happiness when it was announced about Boruto, as of right now, every episode is getting interesting, people might keep on comparing it to Boruto's Dad original series but Boruto has a unique touch. 

5. Eromanga-sensei / エロマンガ先生

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Summary: The "new sibling romantic comedy" revolves around Masamune Izumi, a light novel author in high school. Masamune's little sister is Sagiri, a shut-in girl who hasn't left her room for an entire year. She even forces her brother to make and bring her meals when she stomps the floor. Masamune wants his sister to leave her room because the two of them are each other's, only family.
Masamune's novel illustrator, pen name "Eromanga", draws extremely perverted drawings, and is very reliable. Masamune had never met his illustrator and figured he was just a disgusting, perverted otaku. However, the truth is revealed… that his "Eromanga-sensei" is his own younger sister! To add to the chaos that erupts between the siblings, a beautiful, female, best-selling shoujo manga creator becomes their rival!
(Source: Anime News Network)

My Review/Thoughts: One of my most unforgettable this season because the opening song is so lit! And I love Sagiri to bits. 

6. Fukumenkei Noise / 覆面系ノイズ

Genre: Music, Romance, School, Shoujo

Summary: A girl who loves to sing, Nino Arisugawa experiences her first heart-wrenching goodbye when her beloved childhood friend, Momo, moves away. And after Nino befriends Yuzu, a music composer, she experiences another sad parting! With music as their common ground and only outlet, how will unrequited love play out? Since both boys promised Nino that they will find her one day through her singing, she holds on to that hope and continues to reach out with her voice. Now in high school, Nino serendipitously reunites with Yuzu, but she yearns to see Momo again…

(Source: Crunchyroll)

My Review/Thoughts: I have a love-hate relationship with this series especially when I was reading the manga. I hate third wheels or any love triangle. It just hurts so much but watching the anime is worth it. 

7. Kenka Banchou Otome: Girl Beats Boys / 喧嘩番長 乙女 -GIRL BEATS BOYS-

Genre: Romance, Shoujo 

Summary: Orphan heroine Hinako Nakayama suddenly reunites with her twin brother Hikaru, who asks her to take his place at Shishiku Academy, a private boys school infamous for its rough-and-tumble student body. 

Being the child of a powerful Yakuza family, the Onigashima, Hikaru is obligated to become the leader of Shishiku Academy. Hinako will have to hide her identity and fight to control the school. 

How will Hinako deal with a school full of handsome boys who let their fists do the talking rather than talk about their feelings?
(Source: Crunchyroll)

My Review/Thoughts: I follow this short-form series because it's shoujo but the heroine is as bad ass as the heroes, my type of MC. 

8. Natsume Yuujinchou Roku / 夏目友人帳 陸

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Shoujo, Slice of life, Supernatural

SummaryPrecious days with kind friends. A beautiful yet fleeting story about people and spirits. Natsume Takashi had been able to see yokai ever since he was young and inherited his grandmother Reiko’s Book of Friends. He spends his days with his self-proclaimed bodyguard Nyanko-sensei and freeing the yokai that were bound to the book. Natsume continues to find ways to protect the precious days where he tries to find which path to follow through his connections with spirits and those involved with them and being helped out by friends who share the same feelings.

(Source: Crunchyroll)

My Review/thoughts: One of my favorite anime of all time is Natsume Yuujichou. It's relaxing and tear-jerking at the same time. I love everything about it, from the story, flashback, how was it presented both the anime and manga, that's why my heart is just so full of love for Natsume when it got another season. 

9. Sagrada Reset / サクラダリセット

Genre: Mystery, Schoo, Supernatural, Super Power

SummaryAlmost half the population of the town of Sakurada possess special abilities. Misora Haruki has the power to reset time for a maximum of three days into the past; Kei Asai has a photographic memory that allows him to remember everything he sees and hears, even after Misora resets time. Together, they use their powers to help others … except that two years ago, their actions caused the death of former classmate Sumire Sora, a girl who shouldn’t have died. As members of the school's Service Club, Kei and Misora spend most of their time fulfilling clients' requests, all the while working together to undo the pains of the past.

(Source: Sentai Filmworks)

My Review/Thoughts: I don't like the series at first, it was confusing but after every episode, it keeps getting better. I was just so curious at first because I can't find any source where to read it but, yeah, I just settled with the anime series. 

10. Souryo to Majiwaru Shikiyoku no Yoru ni... / 僧侶と交わる色欲の夜に...

Genre: Drama, Josei, Romance

Summary: The story begins when a woman reunites with her first love at a class reunion. She discovers that Kujou has taken over his family's temple as a priest. The woman thought that priests did not have romantic relationships, but a passion ignites between the two. She wonders if what she and the priest do is really right.

(Source: Anime News Network)

My Reviews/Thoughts: WARNING! HARD SMUT / JUST A HAIR AWAY FROM HENTAI, joke, if you watch the uncensored that is. It was fun to watch, like duh, kids, leave this page if you think you are innocent but this series was a good short-form to watch if you like to find a smuttish series with love scenes and a concrete plot. 

11. Tsuki ga Kirei / 月がきれい

Genre: Romance, School 

Summary: It’s the third year of middle school. Kotaro, a bookish boy aspiring to become a novelist, and Akane, a track girl who loves to run, meet in the same class together for the first time. They’re put in charge of the equipment for the sports festival, and slowly grow closer via LINE. How does Kotaro deal with his growing feelings for her? 

Meanwhile, Takumi has been in love with Akane since the first year, and Akane’s friend, Chinatsu, becomes interested in Kotaro. 

A refreshing story of young love set in Kawagoe.
(Source: Crunchyroll)

My Review/Thoughts: Definitely my silver bullet this season, the type of series you want to watch all over again, the type where you want to watch it if you feel so fucked up with your single life #ForeveAlone. I love how the characters and story is a bit straightforward and the animation is so lit! 


Every season for me is memorable because of the series I follow. If you think there are more cool and fun season titles on Spring 2017 that's not included on my list, please comment away so I could check them out. Till then, #BackToNormieLife

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