Hameln no Violin Hiki
Here's a project that everyone on the team loved: the 1996 short movie Hameln no Violin Hiki ( The Violinist of Hamelin ). Based on a 37-vol...
Barbapapa, Satsujin Kippu wa Heart-iro, Sol Bianca, Yawara!, Akai Hayate
Nemure Omoigo, Sora no Shitone ni
From the depths of the unfinished projects vault, Orphan and M74 bring you a new version of the 2014 sci-fi anime, Nemure Omoigo, Sora no S...
God Eater, Beast Saga, Berserk, D4 Princess, Girl from Phantasia
Nana Toshi Monogatari
Here's another project that BlueFixer asked Orphan to redo: the two-part sci-fi OVA Nana Toshi Monogatari: Hokkyokukai Sensen ( A Tale of S...
Cherry no Manma, Everlasting Heart, D4 Princess, Sore Ike! Anpanman, Black Lion
Kinsou no Vermeil - Episode 1 - 10 Second Anime
Alto, a talented magic student, accidentally summons a sexy, powerful demoness to be his familiar. Kinsou no Vermeil - Episode 1.
Bastard!!, Harem in the Labyrinth of Another World, Battle Vixens: Ikki Tousen, Shin Ikki Tousen, SSSS.GRIDMAN
Shin Ikkitousen - Episode 3 - Ryomou Gathers Energy Ball
Punches are the basics for fighters, on which Ryomou and Hakufu agree. But where does the big energy ball come from? Shin Ikkitousen - Episode 3.
Shin Ikkitousen - Episode 2 - Hakufu Hitchhikes
Hakufu needed to get to Kumano quickly, so she advertised her best gifts to improve her hitchhiking chances. Shin Ikkitousen - Episode 2.
Shin Ikkitousen - Episode 1 - Kanu Slices Bamboo
Kanu was in the mountains, training to use an ancient sword. Thankfully, bamboo forests grow back quickly. Shin Ikkitousen - Episode 1.
This Week in Anime - Does Ikkitousen Still Got It?
Ikkitousen, a 2000s-era series about reincarnated fighters from Romance of Three Kingdoms beating the crap out of each other with plenty of nudity is back. Prepare yourself for…
Kakyuusei (1995), DVD Edition
The world doesn't need another version of Kakyuusei (1995), but here's one anyway. An Internet pen-pal who goes by the handle of ProxyMan ha...
Saber Marionette J, The Big O, Doukyuusei 2 Special: Sotsugyousei, Ergo Proxy, Battle Vixens: Ikki Tousen
Summer Time Render #07 — Head Pops
Mmm juicy. I legitimately forgot about Ikkitousen's miniseries's second episode on Tuesday. In my defense, it was even worse than the first. Hakufu went to an island…
Anime Review 237 Ikkitousen
This review covers the following entries. Ikkitousen Season 1 Ikkitousen Dragon Destiny Ikkitousen Great Guardians Ikkitousen Xtreme Xecutor Ikkitousen OVAs (Extravaganza Epoch, Shuugaku Toushi Kep…
New Ikkitousen #01 — The Dead Live… For Some Reason
Remember how this is a franchise that exists? This is a TV miniseries starting broadcast in mid May, running for four episodes weekly then. The first episode…
OG’s Spring 2022 Anime Picks
I’ve mentioned this before here and on Twitter that when it comes to Spring 2022, as far as my anime interests go, it’s shaping up to be one…
Healer Girl, Battle Vixens: Ikki Tousen, Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club, The Demon Girl Next Door, Shin Ikki Tousen
Yuri News Update: July 2021
This month’s Yuri News Update is especially plump, so let’s not waste any time. As always, if we missed anything important, feel free to mention it down in…
Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya, Battle Vixens: Ikki Tousen, KINMOZA!, Sailor Moon
Sometimes, Orphan's path to a project is so convoluted that even I can't quite figure out how we got there. That's pretty much the case with...
Doukyuusei -Classmates-, Golgo 13, Naruto, Seitokai Yakuindomo, Wedding Peach
A Farewell to Arms, the Studio Behind Genshiken 2
Last week, the Japanese animation studio Arms declared bankruptcy. Their legacy is primarily that of sex and fanservice, with titles like Mezzo Forte, Queen’s Blade, Another Lady Innocent,…
2003, Part 1: The Cresting Wave of Cool Japan
When Bradley Meek is not coding, sleeping, reading or playing Dota 2, he's watching every kind of anime he can get his hands on. At times,...
The Golden Ani-Versary of Anime (1963-2013)