I'm LofZOdyssey. I have been an anime reviewer since 2015 and an anime fan for much, much longer. Currently, I am based in Osaka, Japan. As a rule, there is no anime I will be unwilling to review, and any series I start, I must finish. I hope to hear all sorts of feedback -- positive and negative -- in the comments. Also, be sure to follow me on Twitter @AnimeHajime for anime related content.

Somali and the Forest Spirit Series Review: Journey of Father and Daughter

Somali and the Forest Spirti

Forest guardians are silent observers who watch over the land but never get involved with the natural order. One such sentinel, who we will call Gollum, is near the end of his function when he runs into a creature even rarer than himself, a young human girl. In this world, humans have been hunted to near extinction, and this small child is lost and alone. Therefore, Gollum names the girl Somali, and together, they set off to travel the land, meeting an endless parade of unique individuals.


Seton Academy: Join the Pack Series Review: Animals and Animal-Girls

Seton Academy: Join the Pack

Jin Mazama is a human male student at Seton Academy, and he doesn’t get along with non-human animals. Therefore, he gets incredibly annoyed when a wolf female, Ranka Okami, takes an interest in him. Desperate to get away from Ranka, Jin runs into Hitomi Hino, a human female, and the two start a cooking club. However, to Jin’s chagrin, Ranka sees this as the perfect opportunity to bring as many different members from many different species together.


Case File nº221: Kabukicho Series Review: Elementary

Case File nº221: Kabukicho

In the center of the infamous Kabukicho, home of host clubs, crime, and the headquarters of the famed Pipe Cat Bar and its crack team of detectives who can solve any mystery thrown at them. Such a promise is what brings Doctor John Watson to the establishment, looking for the slightly odd but unquestionably brilliant Sherlock Holmes. The good doctor and the unstoppable super sleuth travel all around Kabukicho, solving crimes ranging from vandalism, theft, and murder. They are often joined by the other members of Pipe Cat, as well as the well-informed street leader of Shinjuku, the young James Moriarty.


Attack on Titan Season 3 – Part 2 Series Review: The Penultimate Season

Attack on Titan Season 3 – Part 2

As kids, Eren Jaeger, Mikasa Ackerman, and Armin Arlet watched in horror as the fiendish creature known as the Colossal Titan blew a hole wide open in Wall Maria. And now, they are children no longer. Five years have passed, and Eren, Mikasa, and Armin have become veteran soldiers of the elite Survey Corps, and on the horizon is the decisive battle that will determine the fate of humanity. Unfortunately, this is a fight where few – if any – will come back alive.


Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun Series Review: Into the Fire

Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun

Iruma Suzuki has had a difficult life, thanks in no large part to his inability to say no to people. However, he never expected to one day be sold to a great demon lord. Although that doesn’t sound ideal, Iruma is going to find out that living in the demon world and attending demon school might not be all that bad. Provided no one finds out he is human, Iruma could enjoy a far more comfortable life than what he has grown accustomed to.


Nekopara Series Review: Cat Tails and Bells


Welcome to the patisserie shop Le Soleil where customers come here to try the delicious cakes and sweets while being helped by the store’s adorable waitstaff, the cat-girls of the Minaduki family. Living at the restaurant are best friends, Chocola and Vanilla. These two will do anything for the human that saved them from the streets and gave them a loving home. Life is peaceful and fun, and then one day, Chocola finds a lost kitten named Cacoa.


Darwin’s Game Series Review: Download, Update, Survive

Darwin’s Game

One day, Kaname Sudo receives an invite to join a mobile app called Darwin’s Game. With an absentminded, almost accidental push of a button, this once average teenager’s whole life suddenly becomes a living nightmare. It turns out, Darwin’s Game is a real-life battle royal that forces players to face one another in bloody fights to the death. Although users are granted unique powers for combat, most new players don’t survive their first encounter.


No Guns Life Series Review: Gun Head

No Guns Life

During the last great war, cybernetic enchantments advanced astronomically, and a handful of soldiers became devastating weapons. Then the war ended, and the company responsible for this technology, the Beruhren Corporation, released their tech to the public, the Extended. Given the dangers Extended criminals pose, it takes a special kind of enforcer to keep the peace, and his name is Juuzou Inui.


Rifle: A Beautiful Series Aiming Higher Than Expected

Rifle is Beautful

Competitive rifle shooting isn’t the most popular sport, but for those who play, it is a way of life, as is the case for Hikari Kokura and the Chidori High Shooting Club. Hikari and her fellow shooting enthusiasts attend Chidori High, Izumi Shibusawa, Erika Meinohama, and Yukio Igarashi are ready to take their skills to the national stage. But they suppose they better get in some good practice first.


Oresuki: Are you the only one who loves me? Series Review: Two-Faced Love

Oresuki: Are you the only one who loves me?

Amatsuyu “Joro” Kisaragi is an extraordinarily kind but typical high schooler, and out of nowhere, he gets invitations from two of his school’s most popular students, Sakura “Cosmos” Akino and Aoi “Himawari” Hinata, to meet them respectively on two separate days. At the climax of these back-to-back dates, Cosmos and Himawari lean in close and confess that for the longest time, they have had feelings for…Joro’s best friend. This news hits hard because, in actuality, Joro has only played the goody-two-shoes so that he could hopefully achieve the relationship granted to all romantic-comedy protagonists, and it appears his efforts have failed spectacularly. However, there is one person who not only knows of Joro’s true identity but prefers it, Sumireko “Pansy” Sanshokuin, and she is not someone who intends to take no for an answer.