Ookami-san to Shichinin no Nakama-tachi students helping students.
I believe the one above to be the main school uniform for this show even though pretty much none of the main characters wears it. I can see why they wouldn't want to either. Simple sailor suit is boring. Not much better than the black ones you see below that get featured as well.
My favourite out of the main characters in the last picture is probably Ryoko Okami. Her look is quite awesome with the red and black look. The grey uniform beside her on the left is boring but the blue one right next to that is interesting only because of that in your face yellow tie. Something about it just works for me. Nothing on the right really interests me but the light blue one is quite lovely with that top. Boys... are boring...
Overall: I'd go for any of these honestly.
Summer was actually really busy for me in real life so I ended up only steadily watching Sengoku Basara, Strike Witches, Sekirei, and Kuroshitsuji. Why those 4? Simply because they were all season 2's to shows I had already seen. I wasn't quite willing to get my hopes up for fresh and new like I did with Winter.
Oddly a new Digimon series started to air too. I'm not honestly sure why since Season 5 ended back in 2007 but I suppose they are reaching out to the new generation of kids or something. Maybe I'll watch it someday but probably after I finish/catch up with Pokemon. Who knows.
Summer is generally a lot like winter anime wise. There's often one or 2 really great series and the rest is rather meh. I was impressed that only 5 anime were on the low side of things out of 16. I also really enjoyed watching everything just after they completed. I had fun reading everyones end thoughts as I caught up with the ends myself.
Best Show of summer for me without a doubt is Highschool of the Dead. A lot of people actually picked this one to be their favourites. Weather it be for the zombies, for the ecchi, or for everything that was silly fun! Boobs defying gravity was a must in this show and it was hilarious. I never take ANYTHING that has zombies in it seriously. I mean come on really, zombies! That's just grand old fun and I was glad to see an anime adaptation of the zombie world. I love zombie movies!
Worst Show of summer for me of course was Amagami SS. I'm just not interested in the majority of romance shows. This one also teetered on the harem side of things but had a twist to it that they did one girl at a time. So it was basically like watching some lonely boy playing a VN over and over and over again to see how many different girls he could get. Yeah, no thanks.
Here's my big list of Best to Worst shows of summer 2010:
- Highschool of the Dead 9/10
- Sengoku Basara 8/10
- Kuroshitsuji 8/10
- Seitokai Yakuindomo 8/10
- Occult Academy 7/10
- Nurarihyon no Mago 7/10
- The Legend of the Legendary Heroes 7/10
- Strike Witches 7/10
- Shiki 7/10
- Ookami-san to Shichinin no Nakama-tachi 6/10
- Mitsudomoe 5/10
- Sekirei 4/10
- Asobi ni Iku yo 4/10
- Shukufuku no Campanella 3/10
- Amagami SS 2/10
Surprise enjoyment: Seitokai Yakuindomo was one darn hilarious anime. I simply loved all the dirty jokes that the girls were making. I honestly had no idea what I was getting into. I mean the plot revolved around a boy who is one of the first that started going to this all girls school that suddenly opened their doors to males. Sounds like a boring harem plot line but man did it ever turn out way different and more awesome than I could have imagined. VIVA LA PERIOD JOKES!
Surprise fail: Asobi ni Iku yo you'd think it being about catgirls would be enough. Sometimes you need just a little more though. It tried REALLY hard though I'll give it credit for that. But even alien catgirls in SPACE didn't save it for me.
Honorable mentions: Shiki started off very weak. So weak in fact I put off watching the rest until earlier this week. Man am I ever glad I picked it back up because the later episodes after 13 are just pure awesome. I'm also glad that I got to watch them all but the last episode in one swift go. I can't imagine waiting each week to see what happens. Mitsudomoe while has a middle rating it is ok. It's very hit and miss with me more being on the miss side of things but man when it hits a funny part it is simply hilarious.
From the anime Ookami-san to Shichinin no Nakama-tachi, Ryoko Okami is a rough, tough chick that will kick your ass with her special Neko Neko Knuckles if you are bad. She is a member of a "trading" club at school called Otogi High School Bank. This club will do anything the person wants as long as they get to ask for something in return at a later date. She is best friends with Ringo Akai whom is based on the Little Red Riding Hood from the book where Ryoko is based on the wolf.
Why I like her: Those special Neko Neko boxing gloves that meowed when she punched were AWESOME. I want a pair! She is a great friend even if she looks grumpy about it half the time.
Why I hate her: Tsundere characters rarely do it for me. Even in parody form.
Overall: I'm not sure why this anime got green lit to be made honestly... Oh and maybe it's just me but in the picture above after the OP I was always left wondering exactly how her panties were not showing... XD