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Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuushabu Shozoku

Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuushabu Shozoku is basically the Omake version of the great series Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru. There are three eight minute films and I’ll…

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Where the Fuck have I been?

Lately, my content has been a little sparse. I went from posting thrice or four times a week to posting maybe once. So, I do want to apologise…

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Zankyou no Terror: Another Solid Effort from MAPPA

Zankyou no Terror is a 2014 anime brought to us by MAPPA. Yes, the studio behind good anime like Yuri on Ice and Dorohedoro but also behind such…

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March Bonus Review: Ghost Rider

There are a lot of bad Marvel films out there. And one that seemed to sink with both audiences and critics was 2007’s Ghost Rider. Which seems odd…

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Early Reins: An OVA that isn’t Shite?

Early Reins is an original OLM OVA from the early 2000s. That’s right. This is from the Pokemon, Figure 17 & Gunsmith Cats studio. A lot of their…

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Pokemon: Celebi Toki wo Koeta Deai

I’ve reviewed quite a few Pokemon related anime as well as the games themselves. This time around we’re looking at the fourth film from 2001. So, this was…

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Kanojo, Okarishimasu: Utter Rubbish

Kanojo, Okarishimasu is a late 2020 anime from TMS. We know them from such series as Sengoku Otome, Glass no Kamen & Wizardry. So, not the best record.…

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Aya to Majo: Is it actually the worst Ghibli film?

I’ve reviewed a lot of Ghibli films in my time. Not all of them, but definitely most of them. This one has a score on Rotten Tomatoes that’s…

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Yuri on Ice: Homoerotic Ice Skating

Yuri on Ice was an original anime from late 2016. It was brought to us by MAPPA, one of the studios behind Dororo & Sakamichi no Apollon. So,…

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Ktulu’s 9th Annual Anime Rewards & Shaming Ceremony

To start with, I’ll link the Hall of Shame and Hall of Fame for easy reference to our former winners and recipients that are the exact opposite of…

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Strawberry Panic: Not Quite A Sapphic Paradise

Strawberry Panic is a somewhat older shoujo-ai anime from 2006. It’s from Madhouse and Imagin and based off of a light novel. I will say that this is…

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January Bonus Review: Teen Wolf

These days when you hear the words “Teen Wolf” you probably think of a sub-par at best television series. However, if you go back nearly thirty years from…

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Tonari no Kyuuketsuki-san: Friendly Vampires turned Sapphic

Tonari no Kyuuketsuki-san is a 2018 anime from Gokumi and Axsiz based off of a manga by Amatou. I have seen some Gokumi anime before. The dreadful Crime…

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Tachibanakan Triangle: Has its moments

Tachibanakan Triangle is a Studio Lings, Creators in Pack work based off of a manga by Merryhachi. I really don’t know what to expect. I don’t know the…

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Urasekai Picnic: Has My Seal of Approval

Urasekai Picnic is an anime from Lidenfilms & Felix Film. You may recall Liden from Arslan Senki and that dumb anime about cockroaches from Mars. It’s based off…

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07-Ghost: Hit By An Enormous Yaoi Paddle

07-Ghost is a Studio Deen anime from ’09 based off of a manga by Amemiya Yuki & Ichihara Yukino. So, this was around the same time that Deen…

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December Bonus Review #4: Star Trek 2- The Wrath of Khan

I’ve reviewed the first Star Trek film and it’s no secret that I have a fondness for the franchise. This time around I’ll be looking at the film…

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Fate/Zero Series 2: They didn’t completely screw the ending?

The Fate franchise has pretty consistently started out promisingly enough only to fall apart towards the end with rubbish twists and very forced happy endings. Well, this time…

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December Bonus Review #3 Blackadder’s Christmas Carol

Blackadder is an old BBC comedy starring Rowan Atkinson & Tony Robinson with many of its series featuring both Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry in major roles. This…

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Diamond no Ace: Makes Slowpoke look speedy

Diamond no Ace is an anime from 2013-2015 based on a Terajima Yuki manga. The anime was handled by Production IG and Madhouse. I’m not expecting much since…

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December Bonus Review #2: Guardians of the Galaxy

Before I dive into this film I should make one thing clear. I don’t know much about this team. I was slightly familiar with the old Silver Age…

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Rockman Hoshi ni Negai wo: At Least it Spawned a Meme

Megaman or Rockman if you prefer, is a classic gaming icon. He’s had multiple game lines and several animated adaptations. This OVA was produced in ’93 but didn’t…

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December Bonus Review #1: Dragon Quest Heroes

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of the Dragon Quest franchise. My first game was the original DQ on the NES. I’ve beaten every single game in…

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Omoide Poroporo: Cures Insomnia

Omoide Poroporo is a Studio Ghibli film from the early 90s. It’s based off of a manga by Okamoto Hotaru. I’ve reviewed a lot of Ghibli films in…

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November Bonus Review: Red Dwarf Series 1-4

Red Dwarf is a British sci-fi comedy that started airing in 1988. It’s had twelve series and a TV film. This month, I’m looking at the first four…

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Jikku Bouken Nuumamonjaa

Chrono Trigger is one of the best 16-bit games out there. Hell, it’s one of the best games out there. And there’s an anime based off of it.…

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Appare-Ranman: Another Solid Effort From PA

Appare-Ranman is an original PA Works anime from last year. Yes, the studio behind Canaan, Another, Charlotte and some less impressive works like Fairy Gone. Still, they’re a…

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October Bonus Review: Medusa

Medusa is a 2020 UK horror film from Jagged Edge Productions. I’ve never seen a Jagged Edge film before, but it’s the month for horror and I have…

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Hells: There’s Something About It

Continuing our look into horror anime, we have Hells. A Madhouse film from 2008 based off of a manga. For a long time I’ve posited that Madhouse has…

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Yami Shibai 2: There are still a million more series of this

Yami Shibai is a pretty decently sized horror franchise with nine series and a special. All from ILCA, the studio behind the unimpressive Kowabon. I have reviewed the…

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Gibiate: Completely Inept

Gibiate is an original horror series created by the studios Elle & L-a-unch Box. If you haven’t heard of them, it’s probably because they both have very scant…

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Iron Man: Rise of the Technovore- Madhouse shat themselves again

Madhouse is a studio with varying levels of quality to their anime. I’ve talked about their work with Marvel in particular before with Blade being the only passable…

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Fairy Gone 2: Still needs better characters

I’ve talked about Fairy Gone. It was one of those series that had potential with its concept, but bland execution. Well, it’s time we looked at the second…

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Kuttsukiboshi: Toxicity

Kuttsukiboshi is a short anime written, directed and animated by Ishikawa Naoya. The episodes were released in 2010 and 2012. Let’s take a look at it. Story: Kawakami…

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No Guns Life Series 2: Still not good

No Guns Life is a Madhouse anime from 2019. It was pretty unimpressive. The first series was like a bog-standard “edgy” 90s comic. To the point where it…

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August Bonus Review: Clue

Back in 1985 Paramount released the film everyone was clambering for, based off of the popular board game Cluedo. It fell short of making a profit in theatres…

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Mobile Suit Gundam III- Encounters in Space

I’ve looked at the first two films based off of the original Gundam series. And now we’re on the finale, Encounters in Space. So far, they haven’t been…

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Heya Camp: Comfortable

Yuru Camp is a fantastic anime with a high degree of cuteness. Heya Camp is a sequel series from 2020. Except the episodes are only three and a…

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Film Festival Week: Non Non Biyori: Vacation

Here we are at the close of another year’s film festival. I’ve decided to close things with a look at a film based off of an anime I’ve…

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Film Festival Week: Wasurenagumo

Wasurenagumo was Production IG’s 2011 young animator training project. I’ve looked at some of these before including Harmonie, Aki no Kanade and Ojisan no Lamp. There have also…

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Film Festival Week: Onna Senshi Efe & Jira: Gude no Monshou

Okay, so today’s film is from JC Staff and aired in 1990. I have a mixed history with JC. They’ve made some absolute rubbish like Sakurasou no pet…

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Film Festival Week: Amazing Nuts

Continuing with this year’s film festival week, we have Amazing Nuts. Which I assume is going to be rare footage of me without trousers. No? That’s good, wouldn’t…

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Film Festival Week: Sekai Meisaku Douwa: Aladdin to Mahou no Lamp

Up nest for this year’s film festival week, we have a film from 1982 based on the story of Aladdin. For you youngsters out there, this has nothing…

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Film Festival Week: Dragonball Z Dead Zone

I’ve talked about Dragonball, all the Dragonball films and some of the Dragonball Z films. As such, it seems appropriate to talk about the first film that moved…

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Film Festival Week: Mobile Suit Gundam II Soldiers of Sorrow

I’ve talked about the Gundam franchise quite a few times. Including the first Mobile Suit Gundam film. To kick off this year’s film festival week, I’m going to…

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Deca-Dence:

Deca-Dence is a 2020 original anime from Nut. That’s right, the Youjo Senki studio. I’ve only reviewed the one anime from them and it was decent. So, let’s…

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Galaxy Angel 3: A Hop Back

It’s no secret at this point that I enjoy weird, zany comedies. And that includes the Galaxy Angel franchise, which I have talked about before, twice. This time…

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Mobile Suit Gundam I: Not an auspicious beginning

The Gundam franchise is one I’ve talked about a few times. Half of the time, Wing and Iron-Blooded Orphans, it’s been good. The other half, 00 and 8th…

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B: The Beginning- Ambitious but lacking

B: The Beginning is one of those Netflix produced original anime. It came out in 2018 and the studio behind it is Production IG. Yes, the studio behind…

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