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Gosick

[singlepic id=529 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=530 w=320 h=240 float=center]  Detective stories never go out of fashion, but finding a way to make them interesting is another matter entirely. Some leave things open to interpretation, whilst others rely on convoluted mysteries that are more difficult

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Kara no Kyoukai: Gate of the Seventh Heaven

  Kara no Kyoukai Review Part 7 What is fanservice? To many fans of anime and manga the term is used to denote content that in many other media would be considered “questionable”, and a number of studios have begun using ecchi or near pornographic

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Hanasaku Iroha

[singlepic id=555 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=556 w=320 h=240 float=center]“Like father, like son. Like mother, like daughter” There’s an age old belief that certain traits are passed down from parents to children, and like most ancient convictions, there’s an element of truth to this one.

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Usagi Drop

[singlepic id=551 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=550 w=320 h=240 float=center]Raising a child isn’t easy, and every parent or guardian knows just how taxing all of the daily tasks can be, the sacrifices that need to be made in terms of work and social life, and

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Steins;Gate

[singlepic id=544 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=545 w=320 h=240 float=center]“People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but actually, from a non-linear, non subjective viewpoint it’s more like a big ball of wibbly wobbley … timey wimey … stuff” – The

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Tentai Senshi Sunred

[singlepic id=539 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=540 w=320 h=240 float=center]Do you want to watch a series that features heroic heroes, villainous villains and mind boggling fight scenes where every punch, kick or special move is lovingly crafted and animated? Are you looking for a show

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Deadman Wonderland

[singlepic id=527 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=528 w=320 h=240 float=center]Strange things can happen to a person when they’re in prison so the general rules of thumb are to keep a low profile, stay out of the way of other people, and avoid dropping the soap

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Level E

[singlepic id=531 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=532 w=320 h=240 float=center]Why are aliens so attracted to Earth? It’s a question that many fans of science fiction have pondered at one time or another, and there have been a number of different answers – vacations, natural resources,

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Bleach: Jigokuhen

[singlepic id=510 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=511 w=320 h=240 float=center]Brains versus brawn. Brawn versus brains. Round and around and around they go … The most puzzling thing about shounen anime and manga is the distinct lack of heroes with both strength and intelligence, and nowhere

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Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai

[singlepic id=494 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=495 w=320 h=240 float=center]Dealing with the death of a friend or loved one isn’t easy, no matter how old you are, and everyone comes to terms with their loss in different ways. Adults can drink themselves into a stupor