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Is Crest of the Stars still one of my favourite anime of all time?

I came to a shocking realisation recently: Nobody watches Crest of the Stars anymore. I used to categorise it alongside Spice and Wolf as “well-written anime about a…

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Call of the Night is the lo-fi chill FLCL to relax and get horny to

A teenage boy is feeling unhappy, unsure at his direction in life, and slightly estranged from his parents and in school. Then an older woman appears out of…

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Is Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust still one of my favourite anime of all time

I have a big soft spot for Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust. It was so unapologetically goth that it broke through any cynicism I might have towards the genre…

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Is Daily Lives of Highschool Boys still one of my favourite anime of all time?

I would not still be an anime fan if Daily Lives of Highschool Boys didn’t come along. Cast our minds back to the start of the 2010s. It…

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Is Porco Rosso still one of my favourite anime of all time?

I’m a bit of a Ghibli hipster. When other people are listing their favourite Ghibli movies with Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke or My Neighbour Totoro, I’m out here…

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Summer 2022 Anime Season Preview

It’s Day with The Cart Driver’s world famous anime season preview for summer 2022! After an unusually good spring anime season, I’m feeling refreshed and reinvigorated and excited…

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Is Baccano still one of my favourite anime of all time?

Baccano aired in 2007, right when the home video market crashed, the world as a whole was about to crash, legal streaming hadn’t taken off yet, and Crunchyroll…

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This has been an incredibly good anime season

This has been a shockingly good anime season. I started going back through different seasons to find one definitively more packed with anime I enjoyed than this one…

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Is Nodame Cantabile still one of my favourite anime of all time?

Remember Noitamina? The late night TV timeslot is still an ongoing concern and still airs good anime, so it might be confusing to younger fans why us oldies…

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Is Time of Eve still one of my favourite anime of all time?

2008 was the first year I watched anime as it aired in Japan. The first was Spice and Wolf in winter. Then I watched a whole bunch of…

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Is Cowboy Bebop still one of my favourite anime of all time?

Everyone loves Cowboy Bebop. The anime version of Cowboy Bebop that is. The live action version got pretty bad reviews as it missed a lot of what made…

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Spring 2022 First Impressions – Aoshi, Love After World Domination, Spy X Family, Dance Dance Danseur, Don’t Hurt Me My Healer

Not appearing in this batch of first impressions will be Love is War, because whatever man it’s a sequel. My reaction to every season of Love is War…

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Is Dennou Coil still one of my favourite anime of all time?

Dennou Coil is an underappreciated, underwatched gem of the late-00s. In fact it is the underwatched, underappreciated gem of the late-00s, so much so it became kind of…

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Spring 2022 First Impressions – Birdie Wing, The Executioner and Her Way of Life, Ya Boy Kongming, Deaimon

I want every anime to have Kongming come back to life and commentate on events. Imagine Kongming ends up in Birdie Wing and is just randomly in the…

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Is Bunny Drop still one of my favourite anime of all time?

Bunny Drop is an infamous josei manga. Why it’s infamous we won’t get into here since if you have somehow kept your soul clean from sin, we don’t…

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Spring 2022 Anime Season Preview

I’ve found myself thinking about anime in 2011 recently. Probably because this season preview had an anime with the director of Guilty Crown on board which has gotten…

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Is Black Lagoon still one of my favourite anime of all time?

Madhouse was killing it in the late 2000’s. Death Note, Nana, Kaiji, Dennou Coil, One Outs, Kaiba. One of their most highly regarded anime from the that period…

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“So what is my favourite anime” project begins

I don’t know what my favourite anime is. I used to know. I even found a word document I made in 2009 where I had a list of…

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Thermae Romae and Soft Power Imperialism

Thermae Romae is an award-winning historical comedy manga published between 2008-2013. It’s getting a new anime on Netflix this year, starting (and given Netflix standard operating procedure,…

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Orbital Children and the worst possible way to save humanity

Spoiler warnings for Orbital Children. There’s a point in one of the later episodes of Orbital Children where a self-aware comet is heading towards earth, determined to wipe…

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Winter 2022 First impressions part 2 – Sabikui Bisco, Total Fantasy Knockout, Tribe Nine and Miss Kuroitsu

Anime is…good? The supreme court is listening to arguments right now and, given the evidence in favour of anime being bad *gestures vaguely in the direction of the…

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Reactions to the Crunchyroll Awards 2022 nominees

The Crunchyroll Award nominees are in and everyone is mad because of course they are. It’s award ceremonies, you are supposed to get mad. So allow me to…

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Winter 2022 First impressions – Tokyo 24th Ward, Dress-Up Darling and Requiem for the Rose King

While writing up my Anime of the Year post a few weeks ago, as well as looking back at the year before, I found myself thinking “wow, it…

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Short reviews of every game I played in 2021

At the end of 2020 I wrote a post (two posts in fact) on all the games I played that year. I enjoyed that writing process so I…

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My Top 10 Anime of the Year for 2021

Ah yes, 2020 has come to a close. A year when we were all stuck inside due to a…wait, what do you mean it’s 2021 that just ended?…

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Winter 2022 Anime Season Preview

They’re making a full The Girl from the Other Side movie! At first I thought it was just going to be an official release of the single episode…

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Predicting the Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2022 Nominations – part 4

It’s the final day of Scamp Predicts Odd Taxi Wins Everything and Back Arrow Wins Nothing at the Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2022! Except no Odd Taxi wins today…

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Predicting the Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2022 Nominations – part 3

It’s part 3 of the Nobody is Going to Vote for Back Arrow predictions! Time to predict who makes the list of nominees for even more categories in…

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Predicting the Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2022 Nominations – part 2

A second day of predicting Crunchyroll Anime Awards nominations and winners. Spoiler warning: Back Arrow will continue getting nominated for nothing despite the fact it should win everything.…

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Predicting the Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2022 Nominations – part 1

I enjoy the Crunchyroll Anime Awards. This is despite being cruelly rejected as a judge yet again since it’s no longer 2012 and The Cart Driver isn’t the…

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CG anime should not still look this bad

I was travelling on a plane the other day so took part in the traditional transport activity of looking at what someone else is watching over their shoulder.…

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Amazon Prime’s Terrible Anime Section

My parents gave me their login details for both their Amazon Prime and Netflix accounts, so being the giant weeb that I am, I went to their anime…

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They don’t make anime like they used to

I’ve been thinking about the above phrase for a few weeks, specifically how infrequently I’ve seen it. When I first got into anime fandom in 2007, I saw…

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I switched from using MyAnimeList to AniList and here’s a quick review

I used to keep track of the anime I was watching in a little notebook next to the computer. Then I discovered MyAnimeList in early 2008 and ever…

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Fall 2021 Anime First Impressions Part 4 – Rumble Garanndoll, Ranking of Kings, and final rankings

It’s a good season of anime! It’s weird how much a single bad season can make me think “boy maybe finally now, at the age of 31, after…

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Fall 2021 Anime First Impressions Part 3 – Sakugan, Muteking the Dancing Hero, My Senpai is Annoying

3 posts in a week? Am I an anime blogger again? Or is this an unusually packed season with easy anime to talk about and once we move…

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Fall 2021 Anime First Impressions Part 2 – The Vampire Dies in No Time, Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut, Deep Insanity: The Lost Child

It’s John the extremely adorable armadillo here to introduce you to my second round of first impressions for Fall 2021 anime. John says you should keep reading and…

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Fall 2021 Anime First Impressions Part 1 – Takt.op Destiny, Platinum End, AMAIM Warrior at the Borderline

After watching precisely zero anime last season, suddenly I have my plate full of new shows I want to talk about. Maybe anime was good after all? No,…

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Fall 2021 Anime Season Preview

I have watched nothing in the past 2 months. Nothing! I come back to the world of anime and discovered they made a Star Wars anime starring Lio…

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Megalobox was a cool boxing anime. Megalobox Nomad was a great anime with some boxing

Megalobox was this stylish anime from a couple of years ago about this bloke called Joe who entered a futuristic boxing tournament without the regulation equipment. It’s a…

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Anime You Can Watch This Summer Anime Season

There’s a new season of anime with a bunch of first and second episodes that have aired. But you’re not sure what to watch, which is why you’ve…

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Summer 2021 Anime Season Preview

Yeah they’re making a sequel to this. If you recognise the picture, then shame on you. Welcome to The Cart Driver’s Anime Season Preview for the Spring 2021…

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Why I want a My Hero Academia spinoff anime about Gentle Criminal

I finally made the leap to stop watching My Hero Academia. The anime was in the middle of an extremely dull training arc that was taking far too…

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If I explain what happens in Back Arrow, will someone watch it? Please?

This post contains spoilers for Back Arrow. If upon reading that you thought to yourself “I guess I shouldn’t read this post because I don’t want to get…

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Boy I can’t wait to see how these miserable people in Odd Taxi fuck their lives up further

Here is a quick list of the sounds I make while I watch a new episode of Odd Taxi. Oh no no no.Please no don’t do that.Oh they…

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Spring 2021 Anime First Impressions part 2

I have already warned you that this blog would be flooded with header images of Nagatoro for the next 3 months. Sorry, I don’t make the rules. Oh…

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Spring 2021 Anime First Impressions part 1

You’re here to read my first impressions of the anime that came out this season, not to read an intro, so let’s just get right to it. Mars…

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Starting an anime discord

Chatting with folks about anime on Discord is something I’ve discovered is quite fun. So fun in fact that I set up my own discord for you to…

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Spring 2021 Anime Season Preview

Spring is in the air, Covid vaccines has started up across the globe. If you’re in a country with its shit together that is. Anime Blogger is not…

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Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro is a horror manga

Before every new season of anime, I like to glance through the manga and light novels that are set to be adapted. I’d heard about Nagatoro, albeit mostly…

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