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Anime Review 11 Kill La Kill

Studio Gainax has a survival story, despite having humble beginnings during the early 90s economic crisis the studio has produced one of the most iconic anime ever made…

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Anime Review 8 Negima! (Redux)

This is an anime review redux where I take another look at one of my older anime reviews that I did in the past and bring them up…

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Anime Review 195 Hyouka

If you would ask me what anime studio, I respect the most, it would be Kyoto Animation or KyoAni for short. Even since the days of Air in…

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Plan to Do list Summer 2021

Hello guys TakamakiJoker here and July is almost here and as usual time for another filler post. This is not just going to be just another typical post…

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Anime Review 175 Gundam Build Divers Re:Rise

It had not become to surprise to anyone hardcore Gundam fans that the Gundam Build Series has been on a decline since the first Gundam Build instalment has…

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Anime Review 187 Bungo Stray Dogs

This review will cover 3 seasons of Bungo Stray Dogs and Dead Apple Movie. If someone asked me what is my favourite Studio Bones show from the last…

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Anime Review 174 Mobile Suit Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans

To say that Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans came out at the perfect time would be a great understatement. Before IBO, the Gundam franchise especially after the 00 movies seemed…

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Anime Review 194 New Game!!

This review will cover both seasons of New Game! The CGWCT or Cute Girls Doing Cute Things genre is one of the most misunderstood genres in the entire…

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Anime Review 193 Space Battleship Yamato 2202

I loved Space Battleship Yamato 2199. I loved how grounded the narrative is, the writing was near perfection I adored the characters well the world-building and thematic exploration.…

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Anime Review 192 High School DXD

This review will cover all seasons of High School DXD aka Season 1, New, Born and Hero. I remember the day when I first laid eyes on that…

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Anime Review 191 My-Zhime

I’ve been disappointed by anime franchises before. I’ve seen various franchises that I love produce make anime squeals and spinoffs that fall flat in their faces while lacking…

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Summer 2021 Review Slate

Hi guys TakamakiJoker and summer is almost approaching. Which means more reviews as well the start of TakamakiJoker Season 10. I thank you all for sticking around my…

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Anime Review 190 My-Hime

The Magical Girl genre of anime has always been a genre that I tend to avoid for the majority of my life as an anime fan. I can…

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Anime Review 47 Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (Redux)

This review covers Season 1 and 2 of Gundam 00 as well the movie A Wakening of the Trailblaze. The Gundam franchise has been a part of my…

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Anime Review 47 Gundam 00 (Redux)

This review covers Season 1 and 2 of Gundam 00 as well the movie A Wakening of the Trailblaze. The Gundam franchise has been a part of my…

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Anime Review 189 Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid

Kyoto Animation is the studio that has made an impact in the medium in this anime century. They are the poster boys of producing high-quality and memorable slice-of-life…

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Anime Review 58 Kanata Maidens Toji No Miko (Redux)

Review first posted June 22 2018. If there was an anime from 2018 that I consider to be underrated it would be Katana Maidens Toji no Miko Despite…

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Anime Review 188 You’re Under Arrest

This review will cover the first TV series as well the prequel OVA, specials, and the feature movie.I’m a person that loves discovering hidden anime. Hidden gems that…

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Anime Review 186 Golden Kamuy

This review will cover all seasons of Golden Kamuy. There was no surprise that Golden Kamuy had the unique premise and setting out of all the anime from…

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Anime Review 185 A Certain Scientific Railgun T

It comes with no surprise that J.C Staff really worships the Railgun side of the Toaru/Raildex franchise. they clearly bring their A-game when adapting the Railgun series and…

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Anime Review 184 Full Metal Panic

This review will cover all seasons of Full Metal Panic aka Season 1, Fumoffu, The Second Raid and Invisible Victory. The early 2000s era of anime were best…

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Anime Review 183 Heavy Object

Anyone that has been following me for a long time you know that I have a complicated relationship with the Raildex franchise. It was a franchise that both intrigued and disappointed me. I found the setting of academy setting to be engaging as filled with mystery and lore in it.  It’s such a shame that the main series A Certain…

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Anime Review 182 Shangri-La

Studio Gonzo often gets a bad reputation in the anime industry. They either get mocked by the excessive amount of CGI in the shows or having shows that have great prem…

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Anime Reviews 182 Shangri-La

Studio Gonzo often gets a bad reputation in the anime industry. They either get mocked by the excessive amount of CGI in the shows or having shows that have great prem…

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Anime Review 171 The Promised Neverland (Season 1)

This review was made in the 4th of January 2021 4 days before the first episode of season 2 aired. The reason why it wasn’t released is due…

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Anime Review 181 ID Invaded

ID Invaded was one of the many wonders from the decade debuting season of anime that frankly came out of nowhere due to its uniqueness. It is …

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Anime Review 180 A Certain Scientific Accelerator

A Certain Magical Index III was one of the most brokenly structured anime I have ever seen. It took arcs that people liked and butchered them …

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Anime Review 180 A Certain Scientific Accelerator

A Certain Magical Index III was one of the most brokenly structured anime I have ever seen. It took arcs that people liked and butchered them to the ground due to disgusting pacing. Not only that b…

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Anime Review 179 Fruits Basket 2019 2nd Season

Yoshihide Ibata’s take on Natsuki Takaya’s Fruits Basket is one of the best things to the anime industry of the last decade. He took a manga that is about attention to detail and charac…

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Anime Review 178 No Guns Life

This review will cover both seasons of No Guns Life. No Guns Life immediately stood out from its fall 19 seasonal peers. It had a unique gritty cyberpunk setting.…

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Anime Review 177 Azur Lane

I decided to check out the Playstation store looking for an anime-style game that will entertain me for a long while. The first game that showed up was…

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Anime Review 176 A Certain Magical Index III

I’m going to stay it out straight I don’t the Index portion of the Toaru franchise. It had a lot of interesting ideas but failed to execute them.…

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Top 30 favourite anime openings 2021 edition

You may notice that I haven’t done one of these for a while. Well that’s because my standards for anime openings kept on shifting every couple of weeks…

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Anime Review 174 Gundam Narrative

I don’t understand Gundam Narrative. Honestly after watching this ZZ, Twilight Axis and F91 my standards for the U.C gradually lowered. As such I love the U.C Gundam…

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Anime Review 173 Mobile Suit Gundam Twilight AXIS

What the hell were Sunrise thinking when making Gundam Twilight Axis? The words what the hell I just watched couldn’t be stronger here as after watching six episodes…

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Anime Review 172 Mobile Suit Gundam The 08th MS Team

You have notice that it has been over 2 years since I reviewed a Gundam show. Not counting F91 as that more of a lost review rescue than…

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Anime Review 170 Dr Stone

Its save to say the second half of the 2010s Shounen Jump has been dishing out a huge chunk of franchises into anime pleasing a lot of fans…

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Anime Review 169 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Reviewing a popular is a difficult task. Fans would usually expect a positive review from the reviewer in question. If the reviewer even dares to write a negative…

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Winter 2021 Review Schedule and New Announcements.

2021 is almost here and I have some new review announcements that you should be looking to in the new year Modern, Retro to Obscure animes will be…

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Winter 2021 review plans and new announcements

2021 is almost here and I have some new review anncomnents that you should be looking to in the new year. Modern, Retro to Obscure animes will be…

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My Advice on Anime Burnout and How to Avoid it.

One of the questions I get asked the most on social media is, do I ever get tired of watching especially I have been watching anime for over…

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Anime Review 168 Ensemble Stars

I haven’t played any of the Ensemble Stars games mainly due to how inaccessible they are without doing some iOS exploit that lets you get games regardless of…

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Anime Review 167 Cop Craft

The buddy cop is a very popular subgenre in western mediums. I love the idea of two people working together despite their differences with each other. It is…

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Anime Review 166 Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion Movie Alfi-X

I love Shinkalion. It was one of a kind kid series that was different from your usual kid’s show. It had a well constructed plot that’s filled with…

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Anime Review 165 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection

I remember being very excited and worried about the 2017’s Code Geass project. Excited as I am a big fan of Code Geass especially Lelouch of the Rebellion…

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Anime Review 164 Code Geass Lelouch Of The Rebellion Recap Movie Trilogy.

Featured image Credit: Chinnc I’ve always been a massive fan of Sunrise popular series Code Geass. Not only it was the show that tr…

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Anime Review 163 Astra Lost In Space

Astra Lost in Space was my most anticipated anime of the summer 19 season. It had such a fascinating premise that all the teenagers from different backgrounds had…

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Anime Review 162 How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift

The summer 19 season for anime was one of the most interesting and diverse anime seasons I’ve seen in a long along. It had a strong collection of…

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Anime Review 161 Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Part 1 out of 2

The space opera sub genre has come a long way since the 70s with the release of Star Wars. Even since the space opera genre has risen to…

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Anime Review 160 Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt

I’ve been watching and reviewing anime from Studio Gainax for some time now. Ever since the debut review of His and Hers Circumstances which was a Gainax show,…

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