Spring Anime Wrap-Up: Aloha beaches. Grab your piña coladas and sunnies…cause this list is a H.O.T one!

It seems everyone has a lot of mixed feelings about this spring season. Personally, I quite enjoyed this season, but you can’t win them all! Was it as good as last years? No, but there were some great shows and I still have to rate them on a scale from one to ten. Oh the life of an anime blogger!

I’m happy that summer season is a bit smaller this time around. It feels like we are getting a bit of a breather. Fall season is going to be quite large and I need some R & R before it premiers. I’m currently in the middle of watching summer premiers, as well as working in Toradora! into the mix. I believe I currently just finished episode 7 and I am making my way to episode 8. Taiga is definitely my spirit animal! I love her dropkicks and eye pokes XD

As I have stated before, if you have been following me for some time you know how my wrap-up rating system works. If you are new you can check out my previous wrap-up post here (so you can get a general idea of what I’m talking about): https://kawaiipaperpandas.wordpress.com/2018/03/28/winter-anime-wrap-up-we-came-we-saw-we-watched/. So without further ado, let’s get into it!


1. Uma Musume: Pretty Derby

Studio: P.A. Works
Source: Game
Genres: Slice of Life, Sports
My Rating: Yes, I’m giving this anime a 10 out of 10. Not in the sense of a complete masterpiece but because it was a surprise win for P.A. Works. Definitely my favorite of the season.


2. Boku no Hero Academia Season 3

Studio: Bones
Source: Manga
Genres:  Action, Comedy, School, Shounen, Super Power
My Rating: 9.7 out of 10 because Bones does a phenomenal job with storytelling and tugging at your heart strings…also because of Dabi and Tomura 😉


3. Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii

Studio: A-1 Pictures
Source: Web Manga
Genres:  Comedy, Romance
My Rating: 9.5 out of 10…because love is HARD for an otaku lololz


4. Megalo Box

Studio: TMS Entertainment
Source: Original
Genres: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Shounen, Slice of Life, Sports
My Rating: 9 out of 10. Killer show all the way around!


5. Golden Kamuy

Studio: Geno Studio
Source: Manga
Genres: Action, Adventure, Historical, Seinen
My Rating: 8.5 out of 10. We’ll forgive the bear this time around.


6. Lostorage Conflated WIXOSS

Studio: J.C. Staff
Source: Card Game
Genres: Game, Psychological
My Rating: 8.5 out of 10. Great ending season for a great anime series!


7. Tada-kun wa Koi wo Shinai

Studio: Doga Kobo
Source: Original
Genres: Comedy, Romance, Slice of Life
My Rating: 8.4 out of 10. Mainly because Nyanko-Big was a sassy mofo in this show annnnd we got a happy ending.


8. Nanatsu no Taizai: Imashime no Fukkatsu

Studio: A-1 Pictures
Source: Manga
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Magic, Shounen, Supernatural
My Rating: 8.2 out of 10. I still stand by my winter season rating! The second half of the new season was fantastic.


9. Darling in the FranXX

Studio: Trigger & A-1 Pictures
Source: Original
Genres: Sci-Fi, Drama, Mecha
My Rating: 8.2 out of 10. Another rating I still stand by. I enjoyed this series oh so much ❤


10. Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online

Studio: Studio 3HZ
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Action, Fantasy, Game, Military, Sci-Fi
My Rating: 8 out of 10. Glad to see something out of the original SAO realm.


11. Tokyo Ghoul:re

Studio: Studio Pierrot
Source: Manga
Genres: Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Psychological, Seinen, Supernatural
My Rating: 8 out of 10. Looking forward to the second half in October!


12. Shokugeki no Souma: San no Sara Tootsuki Ressha-hen (Third Plate Second Course)

Studio: J.C. Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: Ecchi, School, Shounen
My Rating: 8 out of 10. I found the last few episodes a little drawn out but I still enjoy this show none the less.


13. Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen

Studio: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Magic, Romance, Shoujo
My Rating: 8 out of 10. Open-ended conclusion buuuttt that doesn’t surprise me 😛


14. Rokuhoudou Yotsuiro Biyori

Studio: ZEXCS
Source: Manga
Genres: Seinen, Slice of Life
My Rating: 7.9 out of 10. A nice, chill, and relaxing anime. Plus lots of cute boys making cute things!


15. Mahou Shoujo Site

Studio: Production doA
Source: Manga
Genres: Drama, Horror, Psychological, Supernatural
My Rating: 7.8 out of 10. Really interested in reading this manga now that Leth hyped it up and the anime was pretty good.


16. Kakuriyo no Yadomeshi

Studio: Gonzo
Source: Novel
Genres: Demons, Supernatural
My Rating: 7.5 out of 10. While the animation isn’t the best at times I’m still really enjoying the story behind this show. Plus Oodanna is bae.


17. Devil’s Line


Studio: Platinum Vision
Source: Manga
Genres: Action, Drama, Romance, Seinen, Supernatural, Vampire
My Rating: 7.2 out of 10. Yeah…I’m a sucker for vampire story-lines #sorrynotsorry


18. High School DxD HERO

Studio: Passione
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Action, Comedy, Demons, Ecchi, Harem, Romance, School
My Rating: 7.2 out of 10. You caught me! Another guilty pleasure anime series for me…tehehe


19. Akkun to Kanojo (Anime Short)

Studio: Yumeta Company
Source: Manga
Genres: Comedy, Romance, School, Josei
My Rating: 7 out of 10. A fun little anime short to watch if you have the time.


20. Mahou Shoujo Ore

Studio: Pierrot Plus
Source: Web Manga
Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Magic
My Rating: 6.8 out of 10. This is an anime series we never knew we needed.


21. Dorei-ku The Animation

Studio: TNK, Zero-G
Source: Manga
Genres: Drama, Psychological
My Rating: 6.4 out of 10. Tis an alright anime. At least it wrapped up and didn’t leave any loose ends.


22. Alice or Alice: Siscon Niisan to Futago no Imouto

Studio: EMT²
Source: 4-koma manga
Genres: Seinen, Slice of Life
My Rating: 6 out of 10. Another kawaii and fun little anime short. Nothing too special about it, but at least the girls were adorable 🙂


Dropped Anime:
Caligula
3D Kanojo
Juushinki Pandora
Nil Admirari no Tenbin
Butlers ~Chitose Momotose Monogatari~

Anime On Hold:
Piano no Mori
Persona 5 The Animation


What was everyone’s final thoughts on spring season? Which anime shows were your favorite(s)? Which one’s did you not enjoy or drop? Are you excited for summer and fall season? Let me know all of your thoughts in the comments section below!


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