Tag: Shinjuku

  • Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead

    Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead

    Akira Tendo, a 24-year-old salaryman working at an exploitative ‘black company’ marketing firm, discovers himself trapped in a routine and meaningless life. He lacks drive and motivation after three years of abusive treatment; however, when a zombie apocalypse unexpectedly strikes Tokyo, the natural order is inverted, but Tendo relishes in the freedom of no longer…

  • Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai

    Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai

    Bunny Girl Senpai, or Seishun Buta Yarou, is a light novel series. In the library where Sakuta Azusagawa studies, he runs into a girl in a bunny-girl outfit. She turns out to be Mai Sakurajima, a famous fellow student. His surprise at seeing Mai wear such risqué attire in the library, however, is nothing compared…

  • Kaguya-sama: Love is War

    Kaguya-sama: Love is War

    In the senior high school division of the prestigious Shuchiin Academy, student council president Miyuki Shirogane and vice president Kaguya Shinomiya appear to be a perfect match. Kaguya is the daughter of a wealthy conglomerate family, and Miyuki is the top student at the school and well known across the prefecture. Although they like each…

  • Ocean Waves

    Ocean Waves

    Kochi highschooler Taku Morisaki is going about his work when his friend Yutaka Matsuno calls and asks him to get to their school as soon as possible. Taku arrives, and Matsuno introduces him to the beautiful Tokyo transfer student Rikako Muto. After a chance encounter during their Hawaiian class trip, Taku suddenly finds himself more…

  • Toradora!

    Toradora!

    Ryuuji Takasu is a gentle high school student with a love for housework, but he has an intimidating face that often gets him labeled as a delinquent. On the other hand is Taiga Aisaka, a short girl, who is anything but cute and fragile, is instead equipped with a wooden katana and feisty personality. One…

  • City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes

    City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes

    Ryo Saeba is the top “sweeper” in the world and takes on cases with his partner Kaori Makimura as “City Hunter”. In this nostalgia-driven film, a model named Ai Shindo has been attacked and hires him to be her bodyguard. Shinji Mikuni, the president of an IT company that has hired Ai for its ad…

  • Barakamon

    Barakamon

    As a punishment for punching a famous Calligrapher, young handsome Calligrapher Handa Seishu is exiled on a small island. As someone who has never lived outside of a city, Handa has to adapt to the quirks of his closely-knit new wacky neighbors, like the whole town coming to help him move in, unwanted visitors who…

  • Sweetness and Lightning

    Sweetness and Lightning

    Kōhei Inuzuka is a teacher who has been raising his daughter, Tsumugi, by himself following the death of his wife. Having mostly bought ready-made meals like eki-ben for his daughter since, Kōhei’s encounter with one of his students, Kotori Iida, leads him to take up cooking in order to provide proper meals for Tsumugi. Many…

  • Kakushigoto

    Kakushigoto

    Kakushi Gotou, a single father, tries to keep his job of drawing ecchi gag manga a secret from his young daughter by posing as a regular salaryman. ‘Kaku’, meaning a secret, and ‘shigoto’, meaning job. Gotou’s nearly psychotic impulse to prevent the reveal of his true career leads to some comedic situations. The Tokyo locations…

  • Persona 5

    Persona 5

    A JRPG from the Persona/Megami Tensei franchise published by Sega/Atlus in 2016. The high school student protagonist, ‘Joker’, is accused of a crime and sent to Shibuya on probation. There, he discovers ‘Personas’ and joins a group known as the ‘Phantom Thieves’. Together, they delve into a hidden world born from society’s collective desires. As…