Re:Zero – Mini Review

Subversive Isekai?

Image result for re zeroThere have been a lot, and I mean, A LOT of Isekai shows released over the past couple of years. A lot of them are pretty mediocre but some have stood out. Today, I’ll be looking at one such show:  Re:Zero. With the dub and home video release from Funimation just around the corner, it seemed like the best time to take a quick look at the Spring 2016 series that took many by storm. Continue reading “Re:Zero – Mini Review”

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What’s a Mini Review?

Reviving a Series

You may all remember that I’ve done these, “mini reviews” a few times in the past and I’m bringing them back! So what’s a mini review? It’s something I’m going to be doing for several shows that I have mentioned previously, actually reviewed in a larger article, or just don’t have much to say about. There are two reasons for this:

  • These mini reviews are a way for me to ensure that the review catalog here at Jon Spencer Reviews contains a more comprehensive list of reviews. This also allows for content to be found more easily so you don’t have to dig through older articles/collections to find single reviews.
  • Mini reviews will allow for some easier content creation on my part so I can continue to maintain writing in advance while working on larger posts that I can pour a lot of love and effort into. Basically, these will add to the quality of life here on the site.

What can you expect of a mini review? As I mentioned, I have done a few of these already. You can see some examples here:

They will be 1,000 word or less, each covering one or two main points about whatever I am reviewing. These will not be limited to just anime. I’ll be having these start up this Friday 5/11/18. Some titles you can expect to see from this series include:  Re:Zero, The Lost Village (Mayogia), Welcome to the Ballroom, Kiznaiver, and more!

I hope that you all welcome this small change to the Jon Spencer Reviews posting format. These mini reviews will not become the norm but they will be a new staple in the review lineup for each week. The benefits of this, “new” format should already be seenhere on the site but there are some that may come of it. Depending on how I work out the production schedule and some real life stuff (like if I get a job or not) I may even be able to release content with more frequency than 3x a week (MWF). No promises on that front, but this should allow for more growth and creative output regardless.

Have a question or concern about the format? Feel free to let me know in the comments below or email me at jonspencerreviews@gmail.com. Naturally, if you think this is an awesome idea, be sure to let me know that too! There are other changes I would like to make to the site, like upgrading to a premium account, so if you would like to help me get there please head on over to my Ko-fi and buy me a coffee or two. I look forward to seeing you back here soon, and as always, thanks for reading!

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Thoughts on the Spring 2016 Anime Season

Hey There!

I shockingly watched a few things from the Spring 2016 anime line-up and thought this quick look at each show that caught my interest might be fun to do. This article will look at all the shows I watched and any shows that have caught my interest, but haven’t started/finished yet for whatever reason. Shows will be discussed in no real particular order and their may be minor spoilers. I wouldn’t expect this sort of thing each season either. With that, let’s get into it! Continue reading “Thoughts on the Spring 2016 Anime Season”