Simple pleasures: our favourite foodie anime

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Food is a basic requirement for life, but that simplicity has the power of telling our most personal stories, while bringing us together under that human need. It’s the same in anime as in our everyday, the universal pleasures of cooking and eating opening up to powerful narratives of healing, […]

Review: Invaders of the Rokujyoma!?

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Secretly, there is more going for Invaders of the Rokujyoma!? than its close encounters of the cute kind. And yet, this is one of those shows that undermines itself, seemingly for the sake of grabbing the average light novel anime viewer. Superior destiny and harem in place for its ‘normal […]

For the love of curry

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Even the most casual anime fans could point out the Japanese love affair with curry. While we at littleanimeblog.com love every iteration of curry (though Thai steals the top spot), the Japanese palate is attuned to Indian flavours. Funnily enough, it was us imperialist Brits that first introduced Indian cuisine […]

Review: Haikyu!! Season 1 Collection 1

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From gawky soccer player to volleyball upstart, short-stuff Shoyo Hinata goes into his first and only official game of middle school a ball of nervous energy and infectious enthusiasm. Like a kid with his face pressed up against a shop window at Christmas, Sho watched the ‘Tiny Giant’ dominate the […]