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Ao no Exorcist

  “Satan has been the best friend the Church has ever had, as He has kept it in business all these years!” – Anton LaVey One of the constants of many religions is the idea that sin and evil stem from a higher power. In

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Kamisama no Memochou

[singlepic id=582 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=583 w=320 h=240 float=center]   One of the most annoying things about the anime industry is the seemingly ingrained belief that bandwagons, when jumped upon, have the mystical ability to carry studios into money. It’s a sad fact that

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Yumekui Merry

[singlepic id=580 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=581 w=320 h=240 float=center]  They say that variety is the spice of life, but if that’s true, then why is there such a lack of it in anime and manga? Part of the problem stems from the fact that

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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