All posts tagged: Silver Spoon

Silver Spoon Review

If you’d have asked me what sort of series Hiromu Arakawa would make after her shonen epic Full Metal Alchemist I think I’d be forgiven for not thinking immediately of ‘farming manga’. But that is exactly what Arakawa has done. In what is essentially the furthest thing from what brought her to the game, Arakawa has went all in on the farming concept with Silver Spoon, one of the most delightful slice of life series in recent memory. Silver Spoon follows Hachiken a city boy who one day decides to enrol in an agriculture school out in the boonies named Ezono. Many of the students at the school have been born into the farming business and Hachiken’s decision to join this school was rather simple, it had its own dormitory and it would get him out of the city. Why he wanted to do just that serves as a driving mystery for the series as we see Hachiken struggle to adapt to the farming life. What follows is one of the anime equivalent of easy …

“Heroic Legend Of Arslan” Anime Adaptation Announced

“Fullmetal Alchemist”…Have I got your attention now? Good Anime/Manga fans will know the name Hiromu Arakawa and if they don’t, well…we can’t exactly call them good fans can we? The creator of “Fullmetal Alchemist” and the more recent series “Silver Spoon” which deals with the daily lives of farm workers, has been working on a new Manga for quite some time now and although it isn’t as well-known as her previous creations it is still one that long-time fans of her work have really been getting into. It’s a Manga that goes by the a name of “Heroic Legend Of Arslan”. You may know this Manga by one of it’s more noticeable front covers which features a white-haired gentleman that just so happens to look like a more stoic Edward Elric. You may also recall the name of this series thanks to it’s lineage; it’s a story that has been told time and time again by different writers over the years. The new Manga hasn’t been around for too long, only about a year or …