Category Archives: Anime

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Aria: The Natural

[singlepic id=11 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=14 w=320 h=240 float=center] The problem with sequels is that they’re rarely as good as the original, any show that actually achieves the feat of surpassing the original appears only once in a blue moon. Given that fact, I

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Barefoot Gen

[singlepic id=43 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=44 w=320 h=240 float=center] “I dug my father, sister and brother out of the ruins. Their skulls and other bones were intact. I thought humans became like that when they were burnt. When my mother’s body was cremated however,

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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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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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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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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

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Kemono no Souja Erin (The Beast Player Erin)

[singlepic id=133 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=132 w=320 h=240 float=center] Kemono no Souja Erin (The Beast Player Erin), is a surprising anime. Not in the way it looks or sounds, or in any aspect of it’s production. Not even because of it’s story or characters