Spring 2016 — First Impressions

Ongoing Series / Sequels: Assassination Classroom, Concrete Revolutio, Gakuen Toshi Asterisk, Gundam UC RE: 0096, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, Kyoukai no Rinne, Magi: Sinbad no Bouken, Sailor Moon Crystal, Terra Formars: Revenge, Ushio to Tora

Crappy ShortsBishoujo Yuugi Unit Crane Game,  Hakuouki ~Otogisoushi~, Kagewani Shou, Neko Neko Nihonshi, Onigiri, Pan de Peace, Tonkatsu DJ Agetarou, Usakame, Uchuu Patrol Luluco, Wagamama High Spec

 

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27. Ace Attorney
Wow, what an awful adaptation. I feel such pity for everyone who was excited about this.

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26. Ann Happy
This was so boring I don’t remember it at all. Still better than Ace Attorney.

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25. Shounen Maid
So bad, but still better than Ace Attorney.

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24. Tanaka-kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge
A boy is lazy. Why do people like this? I don’t get it at all. So boring.

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23. Hundred
Has one unique twist on the Infinite Stratos formula, and then it turns out it was actually the exact same as Infinite Stratos.

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22. SUPER LOVERS
Pretty well made. Too bad I’m not into gay incestuous pedophilia. Still, better than Ace Attorney.

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21. Endride
Generic fantasy show of the season.

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20. Netoge no Yome wa Onnanoko ja Nai to Omotta?
A guy plays video games with a harem of cute girls. I’ve seen worse.

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19. Seisen Cerberus
Another seemingly generic fantasy show, but this one stands out from the pack due to a Lelouch Lamperouge-style protagonist who’s hilariously incompetent yet full of himself.

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18. Flying Witch
A flying witch moves into town. Kind of slow but very well made, has its moments.

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17. 12-sai
Kids go through puberty. Pretty cute. Normally anime lolis and shotas are sexually active from birth.

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16. Sansha Sanyou
A slice of life show that I actually like. More comedy than usual.

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15. Hai-Furi
Cute girls pilot ships. Was worried it would be dull, but if it keeps up the fighting it should be pretty good.

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14. Big Order
Horrible, horrible production. Worst adaptation since Medaka Box. But it has yanderes.

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13. Bungou Stray Dogs
Famous authors have famous superpowers to solve crimes. Kind of like Kekkai Sensen.

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12. Macross Delta
Sorry Bless, nowhere near the level of godliness that is AKB0048. Still pretty good though.

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11. Bakuon!!
Cute girls ride motorcycles. Actually pretty funny.

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10. Sakamoto Desu Ga?
Lolwut.

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9. Sousei no Onmyouji
Most adorable shipping. I love it when they hate each other.

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8. Boku no Hero Academia
I always start out liking these shounen shows, and then they quickly wear out their welcome. Hopefully I’m wrong this time.

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7. Mayoiga
I can’t wait for them to end up cannibalizing each other.

 

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6. Re: Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
Boy goes to fantasy world and gets brutally murdered by cute girls over and over. What’s not to love?

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5. Kuromukuro
Fuck yeah robots space aliens and time travel? Really well made too.

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4. Joker Game
Damn WWII era Japanese spies playing mind games, this is great.

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3. Kumamiko
Fuuuuck so adorable!!!!

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2. Koutetsujou no Kabaneri
Like Attack on Titan if it were actually really fucking good.

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1. Kiznavier
Holy shit this was amazing.

Well crap this season is amazing?!!! 10 shows that are amazeballs and could all be the top show in any other season, and nine more that are still pretty fucking great. Plus, ongoing ass class (last ep. was amazing!), Jojo’s, and Ushio to Tora! Damn!

8 thoughts on “Spring 2016 — First Impressions

  1. Tanaka-kun has a boring first ep, but the following eps are way better. Especially If you like cute things (Miyano).

  2. I am a bit disappointed with Mayoiga.
    This is a type of show where we are rooting for the dumbass characters to die.
    But three episodes in, there’s no corpse to be seen yet.

  3. My order is
    -joker game
    -re zero
    -kobaneri
    -kiznavier
    -hero academia
    Maybe mayoiga, kuramiko, but I don’t know.
    I don’t really care much for the rest.
    Still, compared to usual, this was an impressive season.

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