Category Archives: Review

The Portrait of Little Cossette

Those familiar with most daring hero of Japanese animation Shinbo Akiyuki through his works with studio SHAFT such as Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei are probably unaware of his other, lesser known works. There’s a reason for this, and that’s simply because … Continue reading

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Butt Attack Punisher Girl Gautaman

There is a reason a show with a name as memorable as Butt Attack Punisher Girl that comes with a wild enough concept to match has been lost to the passage of time. Despite setting out to be a wacky, … Continue reading

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Evangelion New Theatrical Version: Division

When the Rebuild of Evangelion was first announced, series creator Anno Hideaki proudly proclaimed that this series of movies would be a bold re-imaging of his original 1995 television series. The first film, “Beginning” came and went, and it’s generally … Continue reading

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We’re absolutely lovely, and that’s why we won’t lose!

I actually finished up Zettai Karen Children raw about three months ago on the flight over here to Japan, watched the sub about two months later, and am only getting around to writing about the show now. Yeah, it’s been … Continue reading

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Ikoku Meiro no Croisée Vol 1: Lolis in 19th Century France!

Reviewing this manga is a little tough for me. I read through its whole first volume raw, and while I got the general gist of things, a lot of fine details were lost on me. Someone had scanslated about a … Continue reading

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Mazinkaiser was an ok cartoon. The movie was kinda better.

I was a lot more excited to review Mazinkaiser before I actually watched it than I am now, but whatever. Let’s give it a try. My experience with Go Nagai isn’t all the extensive, but it is pretty mixed. Out … Continue reading

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Lupin III: Green VS Red

I’m a pretty big Lupin fan, but I have to admit– the series hasn’t held up all too well since the 1980s ended. Sure, some of the ’90s specials were good, and Episode 0 was almost a masterpiece, but for … Continue reading

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Review: Golgo 13: The Professional

Alright, I’m just going to come out and say it: The Golgo 13 movie (or, Golgo 13: The Professional, as it’s known in the States) is an absolutely horrible movie. Having just seen about 14 episodes of the TV series, … Continue reading

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Review: Japanese Schoolgirl Inferno

Japanese Schoolgirl Inferno: Tokyo Teen Fashion Subculture Handbook by Patrick Macias and Izumi Evers, with illustrations by Kazumi Nonaka The image of the Japanese schoolgirl is one that many a Japanophile fantasize over and romanticize to ridiculous degrees. But really, … Continue reading

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Eve No Jikan Part 1

Me being the artsy fartsy douchebag that I am, I always look forward to independent anime productions and try to get my hands on as many as possible (though, I’m kind of lame in this respect– I needs me some … Continue reading

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