Heat got you down? Is the crushing weight of that oh so recognizable summer humidity keeping you indoors? Here at Too Far Gone we got the cheat codes to beat the heat, as it’s once again the beginning of a new anime season. While there are many excellent shows to watch, some with franchises receiving new seasons, others continuing on from the spring, here are our top picks for you to enjoy this summer season. Asobi Asobase If you need some laughs this summer then you might want to check out Asobi Asobase—a bizarre, ignoble comedy. Asobi Asobase primarily features
Fifty years. Half a century. A significant period of time in any person’s life. This magical number is showing up more than once this year in anime. First there’s the Go Nagai Anniversary Project, celebrating his fiftieth year of being a creator as new iterations of his classics, like Devilman Crybaby and Cutie Honey Universe, air for new and old fans alike. Now the number fifty falls on another storied franchise, Ashita no Joe, and its young protege Megalo Box . Gracing the pages of Weekly Shonen Magazine, Ahshita no Joe entered print in 1968, and premiered as an anime two years later.
It is that time of year once again, a new season of anime is right around the corner! In the fledgling days of April we begin the 2018 spring anime season. With many series returning this season there’s a bevy of choices for what are the “must watch” shows. Obviously respect must be paid to fan favourites like Steins;Gate 0, and shonen powerhouse Boku no Hero Academia, but for this season our must watch picks will focus on two resurrected classics and a show that is newly adapted from a popular manga franchise. The Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue
Every anime season I put out a guide on Too Far Gone detailing what I believe to be the most exciting picks to watch in the coming months. Sometimes, however, shows that don’t seem interesting to you on paper, or in trailers, really do steal the spotlight. In a season that I was highly anticipating, brimming with excellence in the likes of Devilman: Crybaby, Violet Evergarden, and Pop Team Epic, shows like Yuru Camp (Laid Back Camp is its English title) can slip right under the radar. It wasn’t until I started to see people enjoying it online that I
A brand new year, a brand new anime season. For all you anime fans out there, this Winter 2018 season is truly one for the ages. It features not only returning favourites, but impressive new shows as well. While this article will only highlight three of my must watch shows this season, I would like to mention some others that show signs of excellence as well. These shows include: Pop Team Epic, Fate Extra: Last Encore, The Junji Ito Collection, The Ancient Magus Bride, Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card, and march comes in like a Lion Season 2. The fact that