Heroes abound in the quirky world of My Hero Academia. The Aniki brothers follow Deku, a hero wannabe, and his friends as they enter UA High School and learn what it takes to be a true hero in the first season of the biggest shounen to air in the last few years. How do My Hero Academia‘s characters and plot stack up against shounens of the past? Spoilers: Very well, indeed. Also featuring: Jurassic Park, John Carter of Mars, and Komi-san wa, Comyushou desu.
The brothers drop into the war zone of censorship and burning hearts with Library War (Toshokan Sensou). An unusual anime that is one half jousei and one half war drama in a Japan where the government can censor any media it so chooses yet the libraries can defend their collections through force of arms. Into the fray drops a young girl with high minded ideals and a senpai’s love to capture. Can she rise through the ranks and find her one true boyfriend? Also featuring: Mahou Shoujo Site and Lord of the Rings.
The brothers reenter the worlds that One built, tackling One Punch Man‘s sibling anime: Mob Psycho 100. A young boy with extraordinary psychic powers is clearly the most powerful man in the world, but contrasting with Saitama, Mob seeks to define himself beyond his one special gift. How does Mob Psycho 100 compare to One Punch Man? How well does it stand up in its own right? Why is Reigen the best mentor Mob could possibly have despite being the biggest flimflam man of the show? Also featuring: Magic Online, Avengers: Infinity War, Golden Kamuey, Darling in the FRANXX, and Niseimonogatari. Read More
Ben and Jon get knee deep in fairies and shenanigans as they review the surprisingly cynical comedy Humanity has Declined (Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita/人類は衰退しました). The series revolving around an unnamed heroine and her daily life as a mediator between a post-apocalyptic humanity and the new dominant species on Earth, fairies, strides a fine line saccharine sweet art style and dark comedy taking target at humanity at all scales. Also featuring: Boku no Hero Academia and more Harry Potter.