Animecast: Summer 2014 First Impressions


The Summer Season of Anime is in full steam and it’s about time for the Otaku Spirit Animecast to give their first impressions. We kick off the episode by discussing the more promising series that can be found and then follow it up with some honorable mentions. With a bit of critiquing involved!

Special thanks to Jun for allowing her insight on Japan to be featured in our Ask Jun segment of the show. Also our thanks to our community for offering some great questions to be featured.

Shows discussed in this episode include: Sword Art Online II, Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Crystal, Monthly Girls Nozaki kun, Barakamon, Aldnoah Zero, Sabagebu, Blue Spring Ride, Glasslip, Magimoji Rurumo, Tokyo Ghoul, and Terror in Resonance,

We also slightly touched on the following: Tokyo ESP, Locodol, Akame ga Kill, Fate Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya 2wei, Himegoto, Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance, Hanayamata, Momo Kyun Sword, Bakumatsu Rock, Argevollen, Encouragement of Climb S2, Rail War, and Yami Shibai 2.

The intro for this episode is the OP for Bakumatsu Rock called “Jack” by vistlip. The outro is the ED for Locodol called “The Future Girls” by Nagarekawa Girls.

We hope you all enjoy!

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Co-Founder of and Co-Host of the OtakuSpirit Animecast. A huge fan of anime since the early 1990s, consuming over 1300 shows. Outside of Otaku Spirit, he has been a judge for the Anime Awards and aided in reviewing titles for some publishers. While he's late to the collecting scene, he's found a lot of joy in filling his DVD/Blu-ray collection as well as collecting figures. Sharing this joy, he posts unboxing and feature videos on anime goods to YouTube.