Glancing Upstream: Fall 2019 Retrospective Digest

It’s a given what I chose to gush about this season.

Hana hugs Tohru while Uotani watches Tohru proudly

I got together with the rest of the AniFem staff to highlight our favorites of the season. Like the Spring before it, Summer was a bit light on shows that wowed us, but the ones that shone were pretty darn bright.

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Rule of Three Review: Summer 2019 Anime Digest

The dog days of summer have arrived. Good thing we’ve got a parade of anime to keep us entertained indoors.

Two teen girls with their arms raised, flushing and looking frazzled

As per tradition, my AniFem teammates and I got together to take a second look at the summer newcomers. Since I couldn’t talk about Detective Waver and the Wiz Kids, I instead lavished some love on given, blasted off with Astra Lost in Space, and informed Ensemble Stars in no certain terms that it did not make callbacks.

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Panning the Stream: Summer 2019 Premiere Digest

It’s a manga adaptation wonderland out here.

Despite spending my last month bouncing from city-to-city and house-to-house like a hyperactive jackalope, I managed to find a little time to watch some summer premieres and chat about them.  Like I did last season, I’ve also linked to the full premiere reviews over at AniFem if you’d like to hear more in-depth thoughts from my teammates.

Here are my first impressions on what I’ve caught so far—let me know if I’m missing out on anything!

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