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Update Quest 2020 (7)

Welcome to August of 2019! Here are another batch of reviews that I’ve either expanded or at the very least added some more images to: Empire of CorpsesThe…

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Cover Art Comparison: Escaflowne (Movie)

To wrap up the month, here’s another short post – a second entry in what I might make a regular thing, a bit of ‘Cover Art Comparison’. Last…

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Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit – Anime Review

A prince set for death to cleanse a curse plaguing his kingdom finds a second lease on life when a lone warrior woman take him under her protection.

Nefarious Reviews

Seirei no Moribito – 26 (End) and Series Reflections

In every sense of the word, this has been a labor of love for me. Read more

Lost in Anime

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Sensou Douwa: The Boy and the Sea Turtle

Sensou Douwa ( War Tales or War Fables ) was a series of TV specials by Shin-Ei Animation that ran annually from 2002 to 2009. In…

Collectr's Blog

Seirei no Moribito – 25

I probably don't have much new to say about Seirei no Moribito at this point, and a conventional episode review would serve little and fail to do the…

Lost in Anime

Cover Art Comparison: Moribito Guardian of the Spirit

Today I wanted to quickly change pace and post something short (same with my next post, actually) and so I thought it’d be fun to quickly look at…

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Seirei no Moribito – 23

The buildup has been so exquisite that the payoff moments now are like a string of haymakers to the jaw. Read more

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Seirei no Moribito – 21

I'm not sure there's a lot I can add to that, really. Read more

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Seirei no Moribito – 20

There's not much that absolutely demands to be said about this ep above and beyond the fact that it's 22 minutes of near-perfection. Read more

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Seirei no Moribito – 19

This is not an easy episode to watch, and it's pretty unsparing in how it reflects on the characters. Read more

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Seirei no Moribito – 18

When Seirei no Moribito slows down and looks deep, fascinating details are always revealed. Read more

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Seirei no Moribito – 17

This episode is more than anything a masterpiece of direction and cinematography. Read more

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Seirei no Moribito – 16

Shuga is a remarkable young man to be sure - brilliant and totally fearless - but one thing he isn't is judicious. Read more

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Seirei no Moribito – 14-15

It's at this point where if you listen really closely, you can hear my heart actually start to tear. Read more

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Seirei no Moribito – 12-13

And so we reach the moment when Seirei no Moribito gets much more difficult to watch, though no less brilliant. Read more

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Seirei no Moribito – 11

The last couple of minutes of this episode are among my favorites of this (and thus by definition, any) series. Read more

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Seirei no Moribito – 10

The tenser things get, the more Chagum runs as cool as those cool blue eyes of his. Read more

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Seirei no Moribito – 09

As usual, we’re left to piece the picture together from what we see and hear rather than have everything spelled out for us.  But it’s a vivid picture…

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Seirei no Moribito – 08

You can add "exposition" to the list of things Seirei no Moribito does better than almost any other anime. Read more

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Seirei no Moribito – 07

This is the moment where Kamiyama Kenji really began to make Seirei no Moribito the anime his own distinct creation. Read more

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5 Unfinished Anime

5 Unfinished Anime Lately, I’ve been thinking (and chatting with Curtis at Iridium Eye Reviews) about the idea of ‘Top’ Lists and why I hesitate to do them.…

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[12 Days 2018] Day 8: Seirei no Moribito (2007), a review

Management: 12 Days of Anime continues with a review of Moribito: Guardians of the Spirit. I was originally recommended Moribito last year as part of Anime Secret Santa. It…

Through the painting

OtakuGeneration (Show #481) Kimagure Robot

  Shownotes :: (show 481) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Kimagure Robot, recorded live August 25th, 2014. This week talked about…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #480) Nyarlko-san

  Shownotes :: (show 480) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Nyarlko-san, recorded live August 18th, 2014. This week watched Nyarlko-san: Another…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #479) OTAKON

  Shownotes :: (show 479) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With OTAKON, recorded live August 11th, 2014. This week we discussed our…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #478) InterventionCON

  Shownotes :: (show 478) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With InterventionCON, recorded live August 6th, 2014. This week we talked with…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #317) Retro ][

  Shownotes :: (show 317) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Retro ][, recorded live June 29th, 2011. This week we went retro…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #235) Strawberry Eggs

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 235) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Strawberry Eggs, recorded live December 7th,…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #230) Howl's Moving Castle

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 230) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Howl's Moving Castle, recorded live November…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #227) Andy Looney

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 227) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Andy Looney, recorded live October 12th,…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #213) NWYWE

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 213) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With "Not What…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #178) Pixar

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 178) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Pixar, recorded…

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