[FIRST IMPRESSION] Interviews with Monster Girls 亜人ちゃんは語りたい

Plot:

In a society where mythical beings live alongside humans, one teacher is desperate to find out more about them. Takahashi-sensei attends college while teaching biology at Shibasaki High School and wants to write his thesis about these demi-humans. But unfortunately for Takahashi-sensei, he hadn’t been able to find any participants for his research. That is, until four demi-humans turn up at once. All he needs to do now is convince them to take part.

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[FIRST IMPRESSION] Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid 小林さんちのメイドラゴン

Plot:

A drunken offer leads to an unexpected situation as Kobayashi finds herself faced with a visitor on her doorstep. She’s hungover, late for work, and the last thing she needs is none other than a dragon saying she’s going to move in with her. The dragon, Tohru, transforms her appearance to look more like a human, and she starts acting as Kobayashi’s maid while she’s at work. But she has a lot to learn about fitting in with human society, not helped by the advice of other dragons.

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[FIRST IMPRESSION] The High School Life of a Fudanshi 腐男子高校生活

Plot:

When you’re a teenage male who’s a fan of yaoi, or boy’s love manga, there are certain stereotypes that come along with it. And that is exactly Gucchi’s problem.

A self-proclaimed fudanshi (a guy who likes homoerotic stories), he tries to enjoy his favourite manga without being labelled as gay. Because even though he loves boy’s love in fiction, reality is a different story. He hides his identity online but desperately wants to make fudanshi friends who share his passion.

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[FIRST IMPRESSION] High School Fleet はいふり

Plot:

Thanks to rising sea levels, the majority of Japan’s coastal lowlands have become submerged in the ocean. In Tokyo, two young girls vow to become Blue Mermaids when they grow up – crew members of ships dedicated to protecting the sea. But the positions on these ships are highly sought after. So years later, they enrol at Yokosuka, a girl’s school that specialises in training new marines. Misaki Akeno, one of the girls, is appointed captain of the Harekaze destroyer much to the annoyance of Munetani Mashiro. Mashiro had only met her that morning but had already decided she didn’t like her new captain one bit. And as if grumpy crew members weren’t bad enough, the stakes are raised when an ally ship starts firing… directly at the Harekaze.

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[FIRST IMPRESSION] Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso 四月は君の嘘

Plot:

Kousei hasn’t played the piano in two years. A musical prodigy from a young age after being put through hell by his late mother, he finds himself unable to play following her death. His childhood friend, Tsubaki, tries to coax him back into the world of classical music, saying that his part-time job as a karaoke transcriber is a sign that he still loves music. He stubbornly refuses, declaring that he was turning his back on his piano-playing days. That is, of course, until Kaori Miyazono enters his life and changes everything.

 

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[FIRST IMPRESSION] Myriad Colors Phantom World 無彩限のファントム·ワールド

Plot:

Only people with special abilities used to be able to see the Phantoms. But after a virus infected the nation, a widespread change in brain chemistry made them visible to everyone. The effects of the virus are still being felt in the next generation, with some children being granted the power to fight back against the Phantoms. Hosea Academy students with these powers are enlisted into the Neural Error Corrections Curriculum, and are rewarded for defeating Phantoms in the area.

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