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Cast In The Name Of God Ye Not Reviewed (or; It’s Showtime Somewhere!) – The Big O Spoiler Review

So, after a certain little show came out , it was rather popular for mecha shows to have a psychological or philosophical bent, rather than just acting as…

Harper Anime Reviews

Sotsugyousei Revisited

Back in the airly days (2013), Orphan did a number of projects based on the -uusei eroge franchise, starting with a three episode OVA from ...

Collectr's Blog

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I'm Not Happy

can we talk? anime/music is from The Big O

Caribou-kun

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Inktober 2022 Archive: My First Time!

After years of hemming and hawing, I decided to actually do Inktober this past October. The results were, well, results. Especially with the state of Twitter being extremely…

OGIUE MANIAX

Laughing Target

Orphan concludes (for now) its Rumiko Takahashi festival with the third Rumic World OVA, 1987's Warau Hyouteki ( Laughing Target ). This is...

Collectr's Blog

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The GLORIO Chat Episode 116: Endorsed by Hideo Kojima

We talk about both anime endorsed by Hideo Kojima this season, then hit the backlog because there’s not much else to watch.

The Glorio Blog

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...

Collectr's Blog

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The Big O – Episode 18

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I’m delighted to be returning to The Big O, where the assumptions that define Roger’s world are collapsing…

Wrong Every Time

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The GLORIO Chat Episode 107: Winter 2022 Anime Wrap-Up

We discuss the latest big changes at Crunchyroll, then vent our disappointment with the shows ending this season. Unfortunately yes, that includes Ranking of Kings.

The Glorio Blog

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The GLORIO Chat Episode 105: Foul Tarnished

We give our first impressions of Elden Ring, wrap up The Orbital Children and Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean (for now), and discuss potential controversy with Ranking of…

The Glorio Blog

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The GLORIO Chat Episode 104: The Problem with Anime Awards

We discuss Crunchyroll’s 2022 Anime Awards, some shocking Nintendo Direct news, the Shenmue anime, and of course, the backlog. More Thunderbolt Fantasy!

The Glorio Blog

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The GLORIO Chat Episode 103: Dinosaurs with M-16s

We hit a wide variety of topics including the Lucifer and The Biscuit Hammer anime announcement, the latest in Saturday morning kids’ shows, and some backlog we’re finally…

The Glorio Blog

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The Big O – Episode 17

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today we’ll be journeying back to Paradigm, as Roger continues to uncover the secrets of his amnesiac city. That…

Wrong Every Time

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The Big O – Episode 16

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I am eager to return to the streets of Paradigm, where Roger and Dorothy have recently been making…

Wrong Every Time

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Learning To Love The Stereotypes

After all, these stereotypes and tropes came to be because so many people realized they were super fun.

Reasons to anime

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The Big O – Episode 15

Hello folks, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I am delighted to be returning to The Big O, in the wake of a season premiere that…

Wrong Every Time

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The Big O – Episode 14

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I’m eager to return to The Big O, where we last left Roger staring out at an approaching…

Wrong Every Time

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B.B. Fish

There just aren't enough anime about scuba diving. Yes, there was Grand Blue , but it was primarily a gross-out comedy. And there was Amanch...

Collectr's Blog

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Sensou Douwa: Boku no Boukuugou

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

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The Big O – Episode 12

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today we’ll be returning to The Big O, as Roger continues to unravel the secrets of Paradigm. Well, I…

Wrong Every Time

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The Big O – Episode 11

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I’m eager to dive back into The Big O, and perhaps uncover a few more secrets regarding Paradigm’s…

Wrong Every Time

The Big O (Za Biggu Ō) [Boxing Day Review]

The Big O (Za Biggu Ō) 1999 You can no doubt predict exactly what I’ll say about episodic storytelling by now, right? This almost sums up the palette…

The Review Heap

The Big O – Episode 10

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I’d like to return to The Big O, if that’s okay with you all, as I feel this…

Wrong Every Time

The Big O – Episode 10

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I’d like to return to The Big O, if that’s okay with you all, as I feel this…

Wrong Every Time

My 5 Favorite Anime Endings

It’s the end of 2020… nearly. For December, I’m taking another hiatus to do some fiction writing. While I wouldn’t call it a grand finale, given how rough…

Sakura Sunrise

The Big O – Episode 9

Hello all, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I am eagerly awaiting our continued explorations of The Big O, a show that has impressed me anew…

Wrong Every Time

The Big O – Episode 8

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I’m eager to continue our investigations into the city of Paradigm, as The Big O seems intent on…

Wrong Every Time

The Big O – Episode 7

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I’m delighted to return to the shadowed streets of Paradigm, and enjoy another finely crafted episode of The…

Wrong Every Time

The Big O – Episode 6

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I’m delighted to be returning to The Big O, that exceptional mix of noir and giant robots that…

Wrong Every Time

Understanding Japanese Apocalypticism

#apocalypticism #anime #manga #apocalypse #postwar A brief, beginner-friendly introduction to some big (but obviously not exhaustive) apocalyptic threads in Japan. There's a huge amount just left out in visual…

Pause and Select

Blue Submarine No. 6: The Changing of Tides

It seems like I am digging back into the Toonami vault to bring back yet another anime classic to the fore front. Yes, Blue Submarine No. 6 is…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

The Big O – Episode 5

Hey everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I’m excited to be returning to The Big O, and once again exploring the world of Paradigm with…

Wrong Every Time

The Big O is a Big Hit

After writing for the cult classic, Serial Experiments Lain, Chiaki J. Konaka took to scripting The Big O, a 26-episode mecha series for the premier studio of mecha…

Sakura Sunrise

The Big O – Episode 4

Today I’m eager to return to a production I’ve been greatly enjoying, the gracefully genre-splicing Big O. Last episode saw Roger Smith taking a journey to Electric City,…

Wrong Every Time

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The Millionaire Detective – Balance: UNLIMITED episode 1 anime review

A fun and satisfying debut that feels in many ways like a throwback to late Nineties anime like The Big O and Cowboy Bebop, albeit with a less…

Bateszi Anime Blog

#MechaMarch : Cyborg 009 – The Cyborg Soldier: Fighting For Peace and Humanity

Here we our with another series from Toonami history, the early 2000’s adaptation of Cyborg 009. I remember watching this show as a kid and unlike The Big…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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The Anime That Didn’t Make Us #13 – Dancougar, Might Gaine, Virus

Elliot Page of Screentone Club joins Brian to talk about 1985 mecha anime Dancouga – Super Beast Machine God, The Big O’s Big Brother The Brave Express Might…

The Dynamite In The Brain Anime Podcast

The Big O – Episode 3

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time! Today I’m thrilled to return to Big O, a turn-of-the-millennium classic that combines noir storytelling tropes, art deco and…

Wrong Every Time

Redshift #33

Here we are again! This post covers attention to older anime between the previous post and 1 August. We’ll aim (aim!) to get a post covering activity in August…

Anime Redshift Chronicle

Redshift #32

This site’s been silent for too long! Our audience look up, and are not fed. But—with heartfelt apologies for the delay—we’re back. This post covers new material up…

Anime Redshift Chronicle

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Disaster Report: Hellsing

There are few things more thrilling for a manga fan than to see one of their favorite series make the jump to television.  It’s not just th...

Renaissance Josei

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For UK-Anime: The Compatible Aesthetics of Big O

“A lot of people really did not care for the second season of Big O. This is entirely fair, mind you: its digipaint holds no candle to the…

All the Media Matters

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