It doesn’t take an expert to tell you that moe has been the driving force behind anime for the past 10 years. But moe comes in all shapes and sizes, and the shapes and sizes that I particularly like tend to manifest in shows animated by studio SHAFT, and directed by anime vet Shinbou Akiyuki.
Level E is the kind of show that is surprisingly difficult to explain to people who haven’t seen it. Due to the way things are, a one-paragraph summary would give most people exactly the wrong idea. The flipside is that looking at stills from the show would give you a completely different, but still utterly
Kimi ni Todoke Season 2 The second season of Kimi ni Todoke officially premiered with a recap episode. I didn’t watch that since I actually watched the entirety of the first season when it was coming out, but for those unfamiliar with Production IG’s show (based on the manga by Karuho Shiina), let me break