Welcome to My 5 Favorite Anime Blog Posts from 2023 Week 18!
Every week, I visit over 300 anime sites looking for posts that celebrate amazing moments in anime or otherwise blow me away with their wit and charm. These five posts are my favorite for the week! I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I did!
You can see a list of the sites I check here: Massive List of Sites!
When the extra-length first episode aired, reactions from reviewers I trust were clear: Oshi no Ko was compelling. The only question was whether it could maintain that level. Well, we’re up to episode 4, and my barometer still shows an impressively high level of appreciation. Take this review by FlareKnight on the site Anime Evo, for example. I’ve learned from experience that I can trust FlareKnight’s perspective. And sure, it’s partly because our tastes are similar, but his reviews always give me something to think about. This review carries on that fine tradition!
If you read any of my reviews of The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2, you might have come away with the impression that I liked it. For the most part, you’d be right! I had fun reading posts from folks who hated it (as long as they explained their perspective, of course!), but I’m all about forcing myself to celebrate anime. That means I naturally gravitate to reviews that share that perspective. And guess what? I found one for even this series! This review from Chua Tek Ming on the site Chua Tek Ming~Anime Power~ !LiVe FoR AnImE, aNiMe FoR LiFe! wasn’t just positive. It was positive with a purpose! Go see what I mean!
I know that looking for posts that share my perspective is actively participating in an echo chamber. So this week, I actively searched for other opinions about Oshi no Ko. And given the creativity of the anime blogging community, it should come as no surprise that I found one! In particular, I found Dopey’s post on DOPEY LIKES ANIME. The different opinion? Dopey found other things to like about episode 3 than other bloggers did! That counts as different, doesn’t it?
My Hero Academia Season 6 gave us some emotionally powerful moments, driven by interesting and complex characters. One of those characters was actually a villain: Dabi, son of the number one hero Endeavor. What made Dabi so interesting? I’m glad you asked, because Hanime on Anime, on the site Hanime on Anime, answers that very question — and more! If you liked the series at all, or think you might, then take a look.
Irina from I Drink and Watch Anime and I are reviewing Demon Slayer Swordsmith Village Arc (as you can see in our review of episode 4). You might think that suggests I’m biased in favor of the show, given that I try to celebrate anime and what not. Mostly, you’d be right. But I still look for reviews that offer insights that are not 100% positive, yet are still honest and authentic. That’s exactly what I found in this review that lenlo wrote on the site Star Crossed Anime. In fact, I can’t dispute the implications of lenlo’s observations! See what you think!
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Want to Read Favorite Posts from Other Sites?
- Anime Feminist: Weekly Round-Up, 26 April – 2 May 2023: Fire! Re-release, Soaring Sky PreCure, and Asexuality in Yuri
- Lesley’s Anime and Manga Corner: Anime and Manga Blog Posts That Caught My Eye This Week (May 5, 2023)