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Tales of Phantasia

[singlepic id=41 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=42 w=320 h=240 float=center] Game adaptations are rapidly becoming a dime a dozen in anime and, surprisingly, the Tales franchise is leading the charge. Like all adaptations though, they can be a bit hit and miss and, in the

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Batman: Child of Dreams

[singlepic id=37 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=38 w=320 h=240 float=center] If you could be anyone (literally), for a day, but had to die at the end of that day, would you do it? There’s many a manga and anime that focus on deeply philosophical questions,

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Potemayo

[singlepic id=36 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=35 w=320 h=240 float=center] Honi Honi Honi! In all honesty I was tempted to leave this review as just those words, but for those of us who don’t speak the language, here’s a more normal version (that is, if

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Suzumiya Haruhi no Shoushitsu

[singlepic id=33 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=34 w=320 h=240 float=center] To say that the Suzumiya Haruhi franchise has been a bit of an emotional rollercoaster for fans of the show would be an understatement. The first season hit the anime world like a storm, and

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Kara no Kyoukai 1: Fukan Fuukei

[singlepic id=19 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=20 w=320 h=240 float=center] Kara no Kyoukai review Part 1 Kara no Kyoukai (The Boundary of Emptiness), is a franchise that has been around for over a decade, yet a number of anime and manga fans have probably not

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Lone Wolf & Cub (Manga)

[singlepic id=74 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=16 w=320 h=240 float=center] There are many anime and manga that can rightly be considered classics for one reason or another. Of these, only a few can surpass this status and truly be considered masterpieces in the purest form

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Aria: The Animation

[singlepic id=10 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=12 w=320 h=240 float=center] I have to admit that I really wasn’t sure what to expect from this show. The synopsis didn’t really  me any clues about the story so I, like many others, made a snap judgement about

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Emma

[singlepic id=9 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=81 w=320 h=240 float=center] As one who was born and raised in England, and a closet bibliophile, it’s no surprise that I’m familiar with many classic works of english literature from around the victorian period, especially those by Dickens,

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Moyashimon: Tales of Agriculture

[singlepic id=7 w=320 h=240 float=center] If you’re like me in that you tend to look for those quirky, odd, and oft times underrated anime, then rejoice, for Moyashimon: Tales of Agriculture may be right up your street.

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Seirei no Moribito (Guardian of the Sacred Spirit)

[singlepic id=3 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=4 w=320 h=240 float=center] Seirei no Moribito (or Guardian of the Sacred Spirit), is not your normal anime. It began life as the first in the ten volume Moribito series of fantasy novel written by Uehashi Nahoko (who is