Spring 2015 — First Impressions

Ongoing Series / Sequels: Ace of Diamond 2, Assassination Classroom, Baby Steps 2, Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works, Gintama, Hello!! Kiniro Mosaic, High School DxD BorN, Knights of Sidonia, Kuroko no Basuke, Nisekoi, OregairuSailor Moon Crystal, Uta no Prince-sama

Shorts: Don’t know, don’t care.

24. Houkago no Pleiades
Couldn’t even be assed to finish the first episode…

23. Etotama
Zzzzz…

22. Ninja Slayer
I don’t get why you people like this so much…

21. Re-Kan!
Boring.

20. Gunslinger Stratos
Wow this is shit.

19. Kyoukai no RINNE
Pretty good kids show.

18. Triage X
Most fucked up premise of the season award?

17. Nagato Yuki-chan no Shoushitsu
Why…

16. Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha Vivid
Lesbians.

15. Show by Rock!!
Wut.

14. Ghost in the Shell Arise: Alternative Architecture
It looks pretty.

13. Dungeon Pickup Artist
Boob strings.

12. Ore Monogatari!!
Pretty well made but not really my thing.

11. Denpa Kyoushi
Production sucks but meh, I still like it.

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10. Grisaia no Rakuen
Never change, Grisaia, never change.

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9. Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku
This is really dumb. I’m not sure why I like it, but I do. Maybe because the main character is practically the opposite of your average lead anime character… Reminds me a bit of Hajime, whom I recall a ton of people hated…

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8. Hibike! Euphonium
Finally a realistic depiction of brass instruments. The answer to my prayers.

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7. Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo
Way better than I expected.

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6. Punch Line
Pretty interesting use of fanservice…

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5. Plastic Memories
Only watched the first episode, but it was a tearjerker.

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4. Owari no Seraph
Lol.

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3. Arslan Senki
Ooh an epic fantasy!

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2. Shokugeki no Soma
Food porn.

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1. Kekkai Sensen
Amazingly stylish start.

I can muster up some degree of enthusiasm for the top 11. But most importantly… HIGH SCHOOL DXD S3!!! OMG BEST SEASON EVER!!! (Also Sidonia S2!!!! And Oregairu.)

What do you guys think about this season?

8 thoughts on “Spring 2015 — First Impressions

  1. I haven’t been too excited about any of the new crop of anime, with the exception of the return of both Gintama and Grisaia.

    Gintama is, well, Gintama, with all that implies. However, is it my imagination or has the quality of the animation deteriorated slightly? I noticed the lack of the Sunrise logo – could that be the cause?

    The Labyrinth of Grisaia – just wow. Seriously, though, could anyone survive the things Yuji went through? I had to rewind a few times because of the “did I just see what I thought I just saw?” factor.

    1. I couldn’t get through the last season of Gintama so I’m not sure. It’s still pretty funny though.

      Yeah, Grisaia…. lol…

  2. Have you tried watching up to ep 3 of ore monogatari? Believe it or not, ep 1-3 only cover chapter 1 of the manga so episode 1 doesn’t really give a good sense of the overall series.

    1. Yep! I’m shocked they started dating so quickly. Unless this pulls out something crazy soon (his friend started the fire to make him look good, the girl is secretly nuts) I doubt I’ll stick with it though… just doesn’t excite me.

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