What Ben’s Looking Into in The Summer Anime 2015 Season – Part I

The summer season is finally here!

Well, as an update to my life, I’ve been busy doing summer classes. That was the main reason I was, regrettably, never able to finish my spring posts. However, my classes end on July 2, just in time for this summer season!

Looking at the summer season, I have to say that this one’s pretty weak. Sure, I was able to find some shows, eight to be exact, that look pretty interesting, but it doesn’t seem like there’s much variety in this season. Too much ecchi, far too many kids shows, and a surprising lack of drama. Oh, sure, there’s a new Dragon Ball series coming out, but since I’ve never been a fan of the series, it didn’t seem like something I could get into at this moment.

Anyway, here are the shows from the Summer 2015 season that I’ve been somewhat interested in:

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Shoujo You Should Know: Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura is hardly an unknown series, yet despite being currently licensed in the US (both in anime and manga form) it seems to fade into the background when people talk about magical girl shows or when newcomers talk about discovering shows for the first time. It’s old enough to have influenced many stories after it — on both sides of the Pacific — but there are still a number of things that CCS did which remain unique; the series has managed to age quite well.

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