Summer 2016 Anime Season First Impressions Roundup

Summer sun! A new anime season has begun!

Here is the roundup of all of our first impressions for the Summer 2016 Anime Season! Haven’t seen the shows? No worries! All of our first impression articles are SPOILER FREE! Is there one you want us to review? Which show are you looking forward to the most? Let us know in the comments below!

91 Days

91 Days First Impressions (Episode 1: Night of the Murder) [Spoiler Free]

Studio:  Studio Shuka
Director: Hiro Kaburaki (Kimi ni TodokeTonari no Kaibutsu-kun)
Genre: Drama
Where To Watch It: You can watch on Crunchyroll!
Synopsis: “The ‘classic mafia drama’ takes place during the prohibition era. In the Lawless district, the law has no power, the mafia rules the streets, and the illegally made liquor flows freely. At one time Avilio lived in this district, but after a mafia dispute ended in the murder of his family, he went into hiding. Later, Avilio receives a letter from a mysterious person that ignites his passion for revenge and leads him to return to Lawless. There, he infiltrates the Vanetti family and gets close to Nero.” – ANN

Read Julian’s First Impression of 91 Days here! 


Amanchu First Impressions

Studio:  J.C. Staff
Director: Kenichi Kasai (Love Stage!!Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji)
Genre: Fantasy, Slice of Life
Where To Watch It: You can watch on Crunchyroll!
Synopsis: “Hikari Kohinata is a cheerful 15-year-old girl who lives near the ocean and she spends much of her time diving as a result. On her first day of high school, she meets a teacher who also likes scuba diving. There’s also a 16-year-old classmate, Futaba, who gets dragged along in Hikari’s maelstrom as soon as they meet at school.” – ANN

Read Cindy’s First Impression of Amanchu here! 


Battery: First Impressions (Ep. 1) [Spoiler Free]

Studio: Zero-G
Director: Tomomi Mochizuki (Umi ga Kikoeru, Pupa)
Genre: Sports, Slice of Life, Drama
Where To Watch It: You can watch on Amazon Prime!
Synopsis: “Asano’s novels revolve around Takumi Harada, a young man who moves to a mountain town in Okayama prefecture during the spring break before he enters middle school due to his father’s job transfer. Takumi is a pitcher, and after the moves, he loses faith in his own talent, when suddenly his classmate Kou Nagakura appears in front of him. Kou has a strong desire to form a “battery” (a combination of a pitcher and catcher) with Takumi.” – ANN

Read Kindle’s First Impression of Battery here! 

Love Live! Sunshine!!


Studio: Sunrise
Director: Kazuo Sakai
Genre: Music, School, Slice of Life
Where To Watch It: You can watch it on Funimation and Daisuki!
Synopsis: “Uranohoshi Girls’ High School, a private school in the seaside neighborhood of Uchiura at Numazu city, Shizuoka prefecture. A small high school in a corner of Suruga Bay, it is home to nine teens, led by second-year student Chika Takami, driven by one seriously big dream: To become the next generation of bright, sparkling ‘school idols’!  Now their ‘School Idol Project’ begins to make their dreams come true!” – (Official Website)

Read Julian’s First Impression of Love Live! Sunshine!! here! 


orange Episode 1: First Impressions [ Spoiler Free ]

Studio: TMS Entertainment
Director: Hiroshi Hamasaki (Steins;GateTexhnolyze)
Genre: Romance, Shoujo, School, Drama
Where To Watch It: You can watch on Crunchyroll!
Synopsis: “During the spring of her second year of high school, Naho receives a letter. Its sender is herself from ten years in the future. Naho thinks it’s a prank at first, but when the things written in the letter start to come true one by one, she realizes that the letter is telling her events that will happen in her future.” – Crunchyroll

Read Cindy’s First Impression of Orange here! | Also Check Out Her Orange Episodic Reviews!

Which show are you looking forward to the most? Let us know in the comments below!

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