Episode 28: Drakonic Relationships

Anime Spring Season 2017 is here, so John and CC give you a short preview of several interesting new series in the Sneak Peek. Then they wrap up the show with their first review from Winter Season 2017: Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid.

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Sneak Peek:

Berserk – Season 2 (2:10)

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations (3:44)

Armed Girl’s Machiavellism (8:47)

My Hero Academia – Season 2 (12:02)

Sakura Quest (16:15)

KADO – The Right Answer (22:10)

Granblue Fantasy (25:19)

Rage of Bahamut: Virgin Soul (29:51)

Atom: The Beginning (32:57)

Grimoire of Zero (37:04)

Sword Oratoria: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side (40:47)

What do you do at the end of the world? Are you busy? Will you save us? (43:46)

Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Flat (48:58)

Re:CREATORS (53:22)

Attack on Titan – Season 2 (59:18)

Review:

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid (1:05:45)

Related Links:

Anime News Network: The Hidden Depths of Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid

Crunchyroll FEATURE: Why It Works: Dragon Maids and Magical Realism

Crunchyroll FEATURE: Anime vs. Real Life – “Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid”

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Episode 27: Fisticuffs and Fairytales

In this season finale John talks about the magical girl slugfest ViVid Strike!, the newest entry in the long-running Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha series, and gives you a brief introduction to the franchise as a whole.

Then the gang wraps up with Flip Flappers, a flawed, but nonetheless thoroughly enjoyable fantasy adventure, with enamoring surreal imagery.

Last but not least John and CC pick their favorite show from Fall season 2016.

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Reviews:

ViVid Strike! (1:30)

Flip Flappers (26:53)

Best of the Season (53:47)

Related Links:

Anime NOW! – ViVid Strike! Mixes It up While Giving What Was Promised

Anime NOW! – ViVid Strike! and Tiger Mask W Have More in Common Than Just Martial Arts

Anime NOW! – The Antagonist of ViVid Strike! Is Straight out of a Fairy Tale Gone Wrong

Anime News Network: Flip Flappers Episodes 1-13 Streaming Review

Anime News Network: Flip Flappers Episode Reviews

Crunchyroll FEATURE: Head Space – “FLIP FLAPPERS” Mirrors, Reversals, and Returns

Crunchyroll FEATURE: Why It Works: A Worlds Tour of Flip Flappers, Part One

Crunchyroll FEATURE: Head Space – “FLIP FLAPPERS” The Psychic Prison

Crunchyroll FEATURE: Why It Works: “FLIP FLAPPERS” Fearful Symmetry

Crunchyroll FEATURE: Queer Discovery in “Flip Flappers”

Crunchyroll FEATURE: Sakuga Blog – “FLIP FLAPPERS” Episodes 7 and 8

Crunchyroll FEATURE: Head Space – “FLIP FLAPPERS” Jung and the Journey of Self-Discovery

Crunchyroll FEATURE: The Colorful Voice of “Flip Flappers”

Crunchyroll FEATURE: Why It Works: “Flip Flappers” Unspoken Stories

Crunchyroll FEATURE: Genre Bending, Horror and “Flip Flappers”

Crunchyroll FEATURE: “Flip Flappers”: Mad Max meets Magical Girls?

Crunchyroll FEATURE: Why It Works: FLIP FLAPPERS’ Lonely World of Windows and Doors

Crunchyroll FEATURE: Making (Some) Sense of “Flip Flappers”

Crunchyroll FEATURE: “Flip Flappers” and Sensory Storytelling