Finally, hard evidence of alien visitors!

In episode 7 of Occult Academy (Seikimatsu Occult Gakuin), we tag along with Maya, as she attempts to get information on the alien invasion. Prepare to be amazed!

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Visitors arrive in the dead of night.

Shiki is a horror anime, based on a novel by Fuyumi Ono. Rather than attempt to recap the first episode, I shall use my time to engage in speculation based solely upon having seen it. I have no knowledge of the novel, nor of the manga adaptation, so conclusions drawn here are just as likely to be wrong as anything else. You have been forewarned. If you are looking for a more traditional review check out RP’s first impression, or the one provided by Epi on Sea Slugs. For a spirited defense of Megumi, check out Hyper Parfait. Also, if you are having a hard time with all of the characters introduced, check out Hashihime for another of his excellent cheat sheets, which ties character portraits with seiyus (note: it only covers major characters, so I’ll be covering a few more characters below the break).

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This post is just to let people know about some pre-release materials for a Summer 2010 anime that I am highly anticipating: Shiki. For those who don’t know, Shiki is a Supernatural-Horror anime, featuring the events in the small Japanese village of Sotoba.

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Summer 2010 Plans

June 1, 2010

Note: This is not a comprehensive Summer 2010 “preview”. There are many good ones already available online, so I’ll just be offering my plans for what I’ll be covering this season. For a complete preview of the season’s anime offerings, you can check out one of these fine sites:

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