Summer season—happened so fast! We hope you all had yourselves blast, ’cause a lot of our staff sure did.
The summer shows have had some time to stretch their wings, so let’s see how they’re shaping up!
For years, every time a female-driven sports anime was announced, I’d say to myself, “Maybe this one will treat its characters like serious athletes instead of moe archetypes and vehicles for fanservice.” HANEBADO! really looked like it might be the female sports anime I was waiting for. And I was right. Sort of.