Animecast: Winter 2016 First Impressions Part 1


The Winter 2016 Anime Season is starting to ramp up and we’ve gotten our feel for just what each show has in its hand to play. In this first of two parts of First Impressions, we tackle 14 shows and give our take on how they are panning out.

grimgarfeatAnime discussed in this episode: Ooya-san wa Shishunki, Rainbow Days, Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash, Schwarzes Marken, Snow White With The Red Hair 2, Mahou Shoujo Nante Mouiidesukara, AOKANA: Four Rhythm Across The Blue, Dagashi Kashi, Undefeated Bahamut Chronicles, Prince of Stride: Alternative, Myriad Colors Phantom World, HARUCHIKA – Haruto & Chika, KONOSUBA – God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World, and Active Raid.

The intro for this episode is the OP for Dagashi Kashi called “Checkmate” by MICHI. The outro is the ED for KONOSUBA called “Chiisana Boukensha” by the cast of KONOSUBA.

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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.