Sean

Sean

Author's details

Name: Sean Hickman
Date registered: September 27, 2011

Biography

Tees Uni graduate and former Anicom chair, Sean "Slazo" Hickman now spends his time working at a local community centre and writing for both Retro Remastered and here. Being weeaboo inclined, most of my articles on here will be covering anime and manga.

Latest posts

  1. Spring Anime 2018 First Episode Impressions – Part 1 — April 6, 2018
  2. Movie March – Deadpool — April 1, 2018
  3. Sean’s Top 10 Anime of 2017 — March 31, 2018
  4. Movie March – Dear Basketball — March 24, 2018
  5. Movie March – The Peanuts Movie — March 17, 2018

Author's posts listings

Jan 14

Winter Anime 2018 First Episode Impressions – Part 2

After the first part of this season failed to bring any must-sees, how will this second selection fare? Well, considering it’s headlined by the return of Cardcaptors, I’m optimistic. That ain’t the only long gone show making a comeback either, as straight from the 00s we’ve got Basilisk! Man, between those and Devilman, this really …

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Jan 07

Winter Anime 2018 First Episode Impressions – Part 1

While I don’t do my Top Ten list until March, I can safely say 2017 is a hard year to top, with numerous great shows making for compelling viewing. How do you follow a year which had Made in Abyss, Rakugo and Land of the Lustrous, to name but a few? Well this season’s gonna …

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Nov 30

Fall Anime 2017 – Three Episodes Later…

First episode impressions may be over for the year, but that means it’s time to get down to actually watching the shows that impressed me. From the 52 new series (not a DC reference), five emerged. Some I expected to pass, such as Ancient Magus’ Bride and Children of the Whales, but there were also …

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Oct 15

Fall Anime 2017 First Episode Impressions – Part 4

It’s a bumper final crop of first episode impressions to round the year out, as I look at 17 more shows that have aired in the past week or so. Though I’m just happy I don’t have to worry about this again until next year… This last part has it all, from returning shorts like …

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Oct 08

Fall Anime 2017 First Episode Impressions – Part 3

Part the Third of our Fall anime impressions is here, as the brutality of about a dozen shows being dropped on one day hits home. But the good news is that means we have some of the season’s most anticipated series to talk about. Idols are back in style, with new Love Live and Idolmaster …

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Oct 06

Fall Anime 2017 First Episode Impressions – Part 2

Time for us to continue our journey into the Fall anime season, as I realise I’ve watched about two dozen new shows in under a week. And I’ve got about as many left to go in the week to come. Aaaaaaaaaaaah. This time, we cover mostly shows that aired between the 4th and 6th, though …

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Oct 04

Fall Anime 2017 First Episode Impressions – Part 1

Is it that time once more? The days grow shorter, the shops start stocking Halloween and Christmas goodies, and the Fall season of anime has arrived. This is usually where the big hitters of the year make their entrance, and considering my TV AotY has always been an Autumn show, it’s a reputation well-earned. This …

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Jul 30

Summer Anime 2017 – Three Episodes Later…

First episode impressions may be done and gone for the season, but that only means the real test begins now, as I get to see how the shows I championed unfold over the coming months. Half a dozen summer series stepped up this time around. From gamblers to spies, princes to pashas, ballroom dancers to …

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Jul 16

Summer Anime 2017 First Episode Impressions – Part 4

And just as quick as we started, here we are, at the end of the summer first episodes. Well, okay, that’s not strictly true, there’s a couple airing in the tailend of July and one or two in August but… I dunno, maybe I’ll get round to them another time. Anyways, this part contains July …

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Jul 11

Summer Anime 2017 First Episode Impressions – Part 3

Our coverage of the summer anime season continues, with another eleven shows that aired from the 7th to the 10th. Who says we can’t be up to date here? Spearheading this section we have Welcome to the Ballroom, a highly anticipated series about… ballroom dancing. Will it be the next Yuri on Ice? Elsewhere, we’ve …

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