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The Fierce War of 2008: Scene Selection

Scene Selection Chapter 1: The Dead Art of “Original Video Animation” Chapter 2: The Forgotten Ones Chapter 3: Dark Shadows Of The Past! The Dangerous Year That Was… 2007!! Chapter 4: Casualties of War Chapter 5: Those Who Laugh At … Continue reading

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The Fierce War of 2008: Director’s Commentary

Jesus Christ, is it already January 9th, 2009? Fuuuuck, dude. Man. 2008! Looking back on it all, it was a pretty good year. While the there were a bunch of shows I should have just skipped, there were also a … Continue reading

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The Fierce War of 2008: Future War 2009

With both the years 2007 and 2008 behind us, it’s time to look ahead to the glorious year of 2009! Well, not really, but there are a number of shows that have come out of 2008 incomplete, so here’s a … Continue reading

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The Fierce War of 2008: Band of Brothers

Provided that you are not jaded as all hell, every year it is not usual to come out with a select few shows you absolutely love, and would most certainly watch again. These are special shows. Shows that you look … Continue reading

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The Fierce War of 2008: Those Who Laugh At The Face Of Death

Between mediocre anime and really great anime lies one’s comfort shows. These are shows that generally don’t aspire to much, but do their thing well. At the same time, there are also shows which fall short of their expected potential, … Continue reading

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The Fierce War of 2008: Casualties of War

With the dead arts, the forgotten ones, and the old 2007 shows behind us, it is now time to move onto the shows that both began life and ended life in 2008. As usual, I start from the bottom and … Continue reading

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The Fierce War of 2008: Dark Shadows Of The Past! The Dangerous Year That Was… 2007!!

2007 sure feels like a long time ago, but not long enough for me to have forgotten about some of the great shows that came out of it. The battle of 2007 has already been covered on this blog, so … Continue reading

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The Fierce War of 2008: The Forgotten Ones

In any given anime season, there are a select few shows you start on, but somewhere along the line they get lost in the shuffle. It is sometimes due to one having too much on their plate, or it can … Continue reading

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The Fierce War of 2008: The Dead Art of “Original Video Animation”

The OVA is almost a dead art in the fast, 100MB-per-second world of today, but even so there were a few direct-to-video titles that hit shelves this year. Of course, they were either lame eroge adaptations, lackluster fanservice romps or … Continue reading

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