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5 Reasons To Skip: Witch Hunter Robin

Any time I thought that Witch Hunter Robin had hit its lowest point, it found all new ways in which to disappoint me.

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Brief Thoughts On: Grandeek

Grandeek is based on a Kohime Oose manga series, of which 1 installment went on indefinite hiatus and another was cancelled after 1 chapter.

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Reviewing Anime – My Approach

Some notes and pointers on how to get started with reviewing anime on your own.

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5 Reasons To Watch: Death Parade

If you know anybody who is skeptical about anime, then Death Parade could be a fun anime to introduce them to.

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Brief Thoughts On: Pompo The Cinéphile

Pompo The Cinéphile has been one of the best, new movies I have seen in a long time. A shame that so many people have passed up on…

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Giving Anime a Second Chance

Some anime that I used to hate suddenly clicked with me a lot better when I rewatch them years down the line.

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5 Reasons To Watch: Squid Girl

Fish-out-of- water comedy tends to be rather predictable, but Squid Girl taps into some very good material for its comedy.

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Brief Thoughts On: Skeeter Rabbit!!

I don't have any connection with dancing or hip hop whatsoever, but I still got completely hooked on Skeeter Rabbit.

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Do Bonus Features Still Matter?

Even if we are witnessing the end of the physical era, I hope that bonus features will find some way to live on.

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6 Reasons To Watch: Princess Tutu

A magical girl anime about ballet dancing? It may sound weird, but Princess Tutu is not to be underestimated.

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Brief Thoughts On: Cutie Honey a Go Go!

Cutie Honey a Go Go adapted a beloved series at the peak of its popularity, yet somehow managed to fail so hard that it was cancelled.

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Manga Classics — A New Way To Experience Literature

I feel that Manga Classics does a great job at competing with similar efforts like the World Masterpiece Theater anime and Variety Art Works.

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5 Reasons To Skip: Hyouka

As low-stakes as the mysteries in Hyouka are, they still make unreasonable demands of the audience if they wish to participate.

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Brief Thoughts On: Rance

The greatest hero of all time it also the greatest lecher known to man. When Rance comes to save the day, be sure to hide your daughters.

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3 Reasons To Skip: Euphoria

Maybe if I read the visual novel I'd be writing a positive review right now, but I don't quite feel like seeking out more Euphoria.

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5 Reasons To Watch: Peace Hame!

Though the initial plot appears like a straightforward vehicle for sex scenes, Peace Hame has more depth to it than you might think.

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Brief Thoughts On: Star Children

Written by the mangaka behind Flying Witch, Star Children is a work that spoke to me the moment I first saw it.

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Recommendations: Anime About Witchcraft

A rundown of various anime about witches and witchcraft, separated by historical fantasy and urban fantasy.

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5 Reasons To Watch: Flying Witch

If Flying Witch was intended as a sneaky marketing campaign for Hirosaki, then it did a damn fine job at it.

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Brief Thoughts On: FAKE

FAKE mainly exists for the benefit of its existing fans, though it was certainly not unenjoyable for a newcomer.

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Lucy Got Problems – A Visual Novel Review

While Lucy Got Problems has... some problems, I did end up obsessively playing the novel until I'd 100% completed it.

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5 Reasons To Watch: Karin – Chibi Vampire

Karin looks like a perfectly normal girl, but she has a terrifying secret: she and her entire family are actually vampires!

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Brief Thoughts On: Sayonara Football

I am not sure how Sayonara Football would hold up to actual fans of sports manga, but I can confidently recommend it to my fellow laymen.

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Corporations Don’t Make Anime

Gainax was just a corporation, but its legacy is carried on by the artists who created the actual anime that we grew to love.

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5 Reasons To Skip: He is My Master

There are so many better maid-themed comedy anime on the market that there is no point in ever picking He is My Master.

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Brief Thoughts On: Heaven’s Lost Property

Really, I am not sure what I could possibly recommend Heaven's Lost Property for or who I could recommend it to.

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First Impressions: Your Neighborhood Tentacle Shop

The greatest strength of Your Neighborhood Tentacle Shop is how it tells a comedic, lighthearted story with hentai tags this extreme.

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3 Reasons To Watch: Flip Flappers

I initially compared Flip Flappers to a mixture of Alice in Wonderland and Madoka Magica, but in truth it's more like anime Psychonauts.

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5 Reasons To Watch: Flip Flappers

I initially compared Flip Flappers to a mixture of Alice in Wonderland and Madoka Magica, but in truth it's more like anime Psychonauts.

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Brief Thoughts On: Amazing Nurse Nanako

Amazing Nurse Nanako is not, you might be surprised to hear, an anime about an amazing nurse. Quite the opposite in fact.

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Over 60 Mistakes In The Anime Encyclopedia

Not content with merely reviewing it, here we highlight just a few of the many factual mistakes in The Anime Encyclopedia.

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3 Reasons To Watch: Asobi Asobase

Like Panty & Stocking before it, Asobi Asobase succeeds in shaping the kind of atmosphere where stupid jokes like that just work.

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Brief Thoughts On: Puppet Princess

Puppet Princess has the gore of a typical grimdark OVA, matched with a more tragic depiction of life in feudal Japan.

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Tantei Opera Milky Holmes — A Visual Novel Review

19 years old and already retired, that's the life of Kobayashi Opera; a former ace detective who lost his powers.

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6 Reasons To Watch: Detective Opera Milky Holmes

Milky Holmes has the cute characters, magic, and lighthearted fun of a proper magical girl series, with dashes of adult humor thrown into it.

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My Take on Anime Speedwatching

Would you have enjoyed your all-time favorite anime as much if you were speedwatching through it at 3 times the playback speed?

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4 Reasons To Skip: Island

Island is great at hooking you in with its strong premise and fascinating mysteries, but it falls apart when it starts giving answers.

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4 Reasons To Skip: Island

Island is great at hooking you in with its strong premise and fascinating mysteries, but it falls apart when it starts giving answers.

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Brief Thoughts On: Kaichuu!

I was in a sports mood and stumbled upon this anime by accident, but maybe Kaichuu! wasn't the best pick for pride month.

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Backpedaling on Characterization

Why not just skip all that tough characterization stuff so you can get to the good part earlier?

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3 Reasons To Watch: My Monster Secret

Even if you're a monster girl connoisseur, My Monster Secret will still have some great surprises in store for you.

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Brief Thoughts On: Highlander

Comparisons between Highlander and Sword of the Stranger are inevitable, which doesn't bode well for the former.

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Unlicensed Visual Novel Hell

It doesn't beat a fan translation or official release, but for unlicensed visual novels it's the best you can probably do.

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5 Reasons To Watch: In Search of the Lost Future

In Search of the Lost Future feels like a successor to the romantic mystery anime that characterized the 2000s

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Brief Thoughts On: Metamorphosis

Saki's tale is certainly a tragic, but the way it's told makes it evident that Metamorphosis is still beholden to limitations of the medium.

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First Impressions: Nintendo Manga Mania

Super Mario-kun and Hoshi no Kirby have been re-released under the Manga Mania label. Here's our first impressions of these Nintendo manga!

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