Anime Archives: From the New World

57 CommentsYear in Review / By Scamp /

2013 Anime of the Year Awards and Top 10

Welcome to The Cart Driver’s 2013 anime of the year awards and top 10. The rules are pretty simple. This is a cobbled together list of our favourite anime plus a bunch of arbitrary awards for whatever categories we could come up with. There’s not attempt to be objective (except for the Best Butts category […]

36 CommentsLists / By Scamp /

Scamp’s top 10 anime of 2013

10 is usually an arbitrary number chosen for these lists because it’s a nice round number. However when I went back through 2013 and took all the anime I would actually recommend people watch, I only came up with these 10. The remaining few I watched and liked came with too many big caveats to […]

13 CommentsTwelve Days / By Scamp /

12 Days of Anime #7: My name is Squealer

I’m not sure if there’s ever been an anime where my opinion of it raised so drastically with its ending than the one for From the New World. I never particularly liked the human characters in the show. Saki was a pretty boring lead character who mostly just reacted to everything from child to adult. […]

36 CommentsFirst Impressions / By Scamp /

From the New World episode 1 – Not ‘Another’ Horror (Scamp’s take)

This may sound like a damning statement, and I’ll admit it’s partly intended as one, but From the New World (or Shinsekai Yori if we feel like being weeaboo) reminded me an awful lot of Another anime whose name I can’t remember. What was it called…horror anime, PA Works…oh whatever, I’ll just give it Another […]

110 CommentsUpcoming Seasons / By Scamp /

Fall 2012 Anime Season Preview

And Lo’, the Lord did give unto him the 3 Laws of Season Previews: Everything is interesting until proven otherwise. Going in with a closed mind is the surest way to miss out on the Next Big Thing. There is no such thing as a sure-fire hit. Everything has a chance of sucking. Good staff […]

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