Category Archives: Review

Quick Gotham Knight review

I don’t give two shits about American comics or this Batman character, but I did watch The Dark Knight only because of the block-busting lines at The Uptown (it was an ok movie) and when some of my coworkers decided … Continue reading

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ALTER MAID DOUBLE ASSAULT: Mikuru + Siesta

More preorders from six+ months ago have come in! Alter 1/8 Mikuru Asahina Maid Version  Yet another figure of Mikuru in her oh-so-cute cultural festival outfit. This Alter version features slightly greyed out colours for a more realistic look, and … Continue reading

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Five figures came in the mail today…

…and I will give you some real quick reviews on all of them!! MaxFactory 1/8 Mikuru School Festival Ver. MaxFactory is known for their quality, and this figure is no exception. At first I found the face sculpt to be … Continue reading

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Summer 08 Impressions PART IV

Previously… Last two. Natsume Yuujinchou: I watched this a couple of days ago, and all I remember is that it’s boring. Yeah, it has youkai, but eh. I’ll give it the three episode test but it seems to be pretty … Continue reading

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Summer 08 Impressions PART III

Previously… Third three~ Hidamari Sketch x365: I’m actually liking this one. My problem with the first series was its pace, and I could only really enjoy it while in the right mood. I suspect it’s the same with this one, … Continue reading

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Summer 08 Impressions PART II

Previously… Second three! Strike Witches: My first reaction was, “Sky Girls, except better.” The characters are cuter, the setting is nicer and the fanservice is plentiful. Gonzo has really been letting me down lately, but they may have a winner … Continue reading

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Furries from powerful families fight to preserve freedom of expression

Time to review three short series that all ended recently! Kure-nai: I wanted the Hollywood ending. That said, the show did do well to stick true to its sense of realism right down the end, but they could have at … Continue reading

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Review: Really? Really! Clear Sheet Collection

In the midsts of my Shuffle! merch buying frenzy some months ago, I came across this “Clear Sheet Collection” over at CDJapan. I noticed that of the fifteen “clear sheets” available, two of them were rare images that I really … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones 4

Yeah, I know this is an anime blog, but this is like the only movie I’ve watched in a cinema since like 2004. So, Indy 4. It was pretty good. Captured a lot of the magic of the originals while … Continue reading

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Kara no Kyoukai– hire better writers plz

I’ve never had a good relationship with Type-Moon. My first run-in with them was in the form of the Fate/Stay Night anime over two years ago, and I went into that with the bar set quite high due to the … Continue reading

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