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Archaeon’s Anime Awards 2010

Over the last year the anime industry has found itself stuck in the proverbial rut as studios tried, often in vain, to capture audiences with their usual offerings of high schools, romantic comedies, giant robots, power ups and fanservice. Sadly the majority of the shows

Fortune Arterial: Akai Yakusoku

There are few trends in anime that are as fallible as the visual novel adaptation, yet they continue to be made in the hope of finding the next Air, Kanon or Clannad. Unfortunately this means that the industry is littered with forgettable titles that have

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Fortune Arterial: Akai Yakusoku

[singlepic id=313 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=315 w=320 h=240 float=center] There are few trends in anime that are as fallible as the visual novel adaptation, yet they continue to be made in the hope of finding the next Air, Kanon or Clannad. Unfortunately this means

Mechanics That Spoil The Experience

A long time ago in a distant land, I was running some dungeons in WoW with some friends, and I got really confused. A friend of mine, a level 80 mage, conjured some strudel to share out (a game standard is that food restores hit

The Best Movies of 2010

I have done the worst of the year already and bad always comes with the good. Certain quarters of the movie reviewing community have been quite negative this year. Some have said that 2010 has only had about 6 essential movies, while I agree that

On The Horizon

It looks like some pretty decent games are coming up in 2011, so here’s a few to whet your appetites. Deux Ex: Human Revolution Adam Jenson, an ex-SWAT specialist, has to have his arms replaced with mechanical appendages after suffering severe injuries. In a game

Otome Youkai Zakuro

Cliches, stereotypes, formulas, and other such mass production “tools” that are involved in the creation of “original” anime  are a common part of the industry these days. One only has to look at  the shows released over the previous season, never mind the previous  year,

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Otome Youkai Zakuro

[singlepic id=236 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=237 w=320 h=240 float=center] Cliches, stereotypes, formulas, and other such mass production “tools” that are involved in the creation of “original” anime are a common part of the industry these days. One only has to look at the shows

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Angel Beats! Stairway To Heaven

[singlepic id=235 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=234 w=320 h=240 float=center] DVDs and BRDs are the lifeblood of the anime industry, and there’s many a hook that’s used to make us part with our hard earned cash. One of these methods is the offer the so-called

The Edition: Fast Food

This is part of the web-comic series i’m trying to write: The Edition. I’ve decided to upload this one here for feedback purposes, and your enjoyment, if you like it i may upload more, let me know what you think. It is odd how food