Summer 2016 – First Impressions, Part Two

Welp, looks like it’s time for the second wave of new summer premieres. This one’s a pretty questionable crop, frankly – sweetness & lightning is fantastic and Cheer Boys!! is perfectly reasonable, but outside of that, we’re looking at a whole bunch of middling-to-poor genre pieces without all that much to distinguish them. There are still a fair number of premieres to come, but things are looking a little dire at the two-thirds point this time. But hey, you get to read my increasingly despairing reviews either way, so, good deal!

Hybrid x Heart

You can check out the full list of reviews over at ANN, or my first roundup over here. Let’s run these shows down!

sweetness & lightning – 5/5

Cheer Boys!! – 3/5

Scar-red Rider XechS – 3/5


New Game! – 2.5/5

Taboo Tattoo – 2/5



Hybrid x Heart – Boobs

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  1. “Tsumugi is brought to life through vivid character animation and wonderfully appropriate voice acting (like in Barakamon, Tsumugi is handled by an actual child voice actress).”

    Endō Rina – who voiced Hina on Barakamon. 🙂

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