[Manga] Moriarty the Patriot First Impression

©Miyoshi, Hikaru
Original Title Yuukoku no Moriarty
Mangaka Takeuchi, Ryousuke (story), Miyoshi, Hikaru (Art)
Status On-going
Genre Mystery, Shounen, Psychological
Chapter N/A
Volume 8 (When this post was written)
Original Run Aug 4, 2016 to –

Synopsis

He want one thing, make a big clean-up and get rid of the dirty noble that are tarnishing his country, William James Moriarty it ready to do everything to make his dream happen.
Some Sherlock Holmes’s adventure see through eyes of this greatest enemy Moriarty, where the famous detective become the antagonist.

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[First Impression] Ace of Diamond and Nostalgic Mel

Basic Information
Japanese Title: Diaya no Ace
Genre: Comedy, School, Shounen, Sport
Aired Date: October 2013 – March 2015
Episode Count: 75

Synopsis

With a stray pitch that completely missed the batter, Eijun Sawamura loses his final middle school baseball game. Frustrated by this defeat, Eijun and his teammates vow to reach the national tournament once they are in high school. But everything changes when a scout unexpectedly invites him to Tokyo’s prestigious Seidou High School after seeing the potential in his unusual pitching style. Encouraged by his teammates, Eijun accepts the offer, ready to improve his skills and play at a much more competitive level of baseball.

However, now surrounded by a large number of skilled players, Eijun struggles to find his place on the team. He declares that he will one day become the team’s ace, but that’s only if fellow first year Satoru Furuya doesn’t take the title first, with his breakneck fastballs that earn him a coveted spot on the starting roster. With the addition of these talented new players to an already powerful lineup, the Seidou baseball team aims to become the best in Japan, facing off against a number of formidable foes that stand in their way.-MAL

Promotional Video

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[First Impression] Summer 2017

Now that I watched the 1st episode of each series on my watch list, plus 3 more, I think it is time to give you my First Impression about them. At first, I was thinking doing a First Impression post for each series I will watch for this Summer 2017 Season, but I figured it will be much easier doing only one post, plus it will save me some time.

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[First Impression] Attack on Titan Season 2

Basic Information
Japanese Title: Shingeki no Kyojin Season 2
Genre: Action, Super Power, Drama, Fantasy, Shounen
Aired Date: Saturday
Episode Count: 12
Licensors: FUNimation (Crunchyroll)
Rating: R – 17+ (violence & profanity)


Promotional Video


I haven’t wait as long as all the one who watched the series when it came out in 2013, but I was still pretty excited when the new of the 2nd season being aired during the Spring season 2017 came out. I know the 2nd season released was delayed a few time, thus when they say it was almost certain the this 2nd season will aired in Spring, got hyped and so far, after two episodes I’m not disappointed.

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Once thing I enjoyed from the 1st season was the animation and the general artwork design, I while I’m not really fond of the manga artwork, I really like the anime version, which is surprising cause normally it’s the opposite, I usually rather the manga artwork over the anime. As for the animation, the fluidity of the action scene is still amazing. In the first episode “Beast Titan”, the sequence of Mike using the 3D Maneuver gear, was a real pleasure for the eyes, in the second episode “I’m Home” when Sasha fight that Titan was equally awesome in my opinion.

As for the story, it’s the continuation of the first season, the series began with the explanation of what happen in the first season. New mysteries arise with the introduction of the Beast Titan, a titan partly cover with fur and that can talk and the information that titan are trapped within the wall. Being curious, I already know where the Beast Titan is coming from, thus I wasn’t really surprise when he first was shown on the screen, but I wasn’t aware of the Titan in the wall.


As I said, I enjoyed what I, seeing so far, although this season will be shorter than the 1st season (12 episode oppose to 25), I would like it being longer, I’m totally looking forward to see what will happen in it.