Category Archives: Anime

Fall 2010 Anime PART III

Shinryaku! Ika Musume Despite having a killer opening, cute character designs, and the scene shown above, Ika Musume simply does not deliver. The humor is half-way done, and the delivery lacks punch. This really saddens me, since I was pinning … Continue reading

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Fall 2010 Anime PART II

MM! I’m not going to lie: I think MM!’s opening episode is entertaining. It has some good laughs, and isn’t boring. But at the same time, I absolutely cannot watch any more. Given the show’s premise, all aspects of it … Continue reading

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Fall 2010 Anime PART I

Panty & Stocking With Garterbelt Panty & Stocking isn’t doing anything half-way: It’s nailed that late-90s Cartoon Network aesthetic perfectly, the levels of crudeness are consistently high, and the energy never lets up. Between the Dexter’s Laboratory-esque title cards and … Continue reading

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Kirumin was 50 episodes long (spoilers within)

Jeeze, Kirumin actually ran for 50 episodes! To be honest, I was expecting it to run a bit beyond that. I mean, we made it all the way to episode 40, and the girls had only just changed into their … Continue reading

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High School of the Dead did exactly what I wanted it to do

Alrighty, let’s not delude ourselves into thinking that an anime called THE HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD is high art or anything, but you have to admit it was pretty alright. If there’s one thing Madhouse can do well, it’s … Continue reading

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VISUALIZED: Bakemonogatari 15 (PART I: Lighting and Setting)

It’s been a long time coming, but those 20 guys at SHAFT finally got their stuff together and managed to get that last episode of Tsubasa Cat onto store shelves. Having recently *ahem* acquired my own copy (I plan to … Continue reading

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A-KO just keeps going, then stops

Being that I am now living in New York for an unspecified period of time for an unspecified reason, I get to hang out with a bunch of the cool dudes I speak to on the internet who happen to … Continue reading

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Lupin Forever

In the dark ages of this blog, there were entries that extolled the virtues of Lupin III. This makes perfect since, since it was roughly four or five years ago when I was taking in most of the Lupin I’ve … Continue reading

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Art: (R-18) Hanekawa Tsubasa

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Enjoying the simple things

If there is one oft-repeated complaint made by anime fans that drives me up the wall it’s, “This has no plot.” I can appreciate this complaint if it’s leveled at a show that sets up some kind of plot, then … Continue reading

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