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Black Rock Shooter

[singlepic id=79 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=80 w=320 h=240 float=center] Inspiration comes in a myriad of forms, and anything can lead a person on a flight of fancy. In 2007 the artist Huke designed an original character called “Black Rock Shooter”, which he posted on

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Aria the OVA ~Arietta~

[singlepic id=77 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=78 w=320 h=240 float=center] It’s surprising how a single OVA from a well known series can actually serve to improve the entire show and, whilst this is still very much a rarity for most anime, the Aria franchise is,

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Kara no Kyoukai 3: Tsuukaku Zanryuu

[singlepic id=24 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=23 w=320 h=240 float=center] Kara no Kyoukai review Part 3 Sometimes you have to take a step back in order to make any progress, and in a sense that’s exactly what happens with the third installment of Kara no

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Nodame Cantabile

[singlepic id=68 w=300 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=76 w=300 h=240 float=center] Gyabo! For those of you who don’t know the series, Nodame Cantabile is based on the bestselling manga of the same name by Ninomiya Tomoko, and while I do like that particular work, the anime

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Geekness & The Geek Show

[singlepic id=110 w=320 h=240 float=center] Geekness – a word I made up to help me talk to people about their particular passion. From science fiction to gardening, whatever floats your boat can make you a geek, if you’re willing to share your knowledge with others.

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Guin Saga

[singlepic id=75 w=320 h=240 float=center] This review is dedicated to Imaoka Sumiyo, better known as Kurimoto Kaoru, the author of Guin Saga, who passed away in May 2009. Few can come close to matching what you have achieved as a writer and author. As a

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Full Metal Alchemist

[singlepic id=64 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=63 w=320 h=240 float=center] Obsession is a very strange thing indeed, and may be one of the few human traits that so clearly falls between heaven and hell. What one does with their obsession though, well, therein lies an

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Kara no Kyoukai 2: Satsujin Kousatsu (Part 1)

[singlepic id=21 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=22 w=320 h=240 float=center] Kara no Kyoukai review Part 2 The problem with movies is that all too often they’re lacking in one or two fundamental areas, and unfortunately these are normally the plot or the characters. The first

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Angel Beats

[singlepic id=50 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=51 w=320 h=240 float=center] Sometimes anime studios manage to confuse me, not because of anything they do, but because of what they don’t do. Take Angel Beats as an example.