Brynhildr in the Darkness tried very hard to make me stop watching it, probably more so than any other series I can think of in recent years. On the one hand it has a smart and likeable main character who manages to pull off being a high school student protagonist without coming off as unrealistic wish fulfillment. Ryota is definitely not that powerful and works within the limitations of being an ordinary human caught up protecting artificial witches from the secret organization that created them.
written by Laurie Tom
April means the start of the spring anime season, and this time around there looks to be an unusually large crop of shows I want to try out. I generally donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t end up watching everything I try out all the way through, but to give an idea of whatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s out there, hereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s a snapshot of which first episodes I watched, why I chose them, and what I thought of them.
By quirk of luck, everything I want to check out this season is streaming exclusively at Crunchyroll for American viewers.