Search results

24 results

Featured image for (PODCAST) KeyFrames Forgotten Episode 1 – And Yet The Town MovesBackground image for (PODCAST) KeyFrames Forgotten Episode 1 – And Yet The Town Moves

(PODCAST) KeyFrames Forgotten Episode 1 – And Yet The Town Moves

In the very first episode of #KeyFramesForgotten Jane and Julian discuss SHAFT’s turn of the decade meido comedy “And Yet The Town Moves”

The Magic Planet

Featured image for Raindrops on Lilies – What is BLUE REFLECTION RAY?Background image for Raindrops on Lilies – What is BLUE REFLECTION RAY?

Raindrops on Lilies – What is BLUE REFLECTION RAY?

In a crowded season bursting with obvious favorites, Blue Reflection Ray has been confined to the sidelines, but will it stay there?

The Magic Planet

Featured image for (REVIEW) A Mage, a Barrel, and a BLAST OF TEMPESTBackground image for (REVIEW) A Mage, a Barrel, and a BLAST OF TEMPEST

(REVIEW) A Mage, a Barrel, and a BLAST OF TEMPEST

Maybe the real BLAST OF TEMPEST was the friends we made along the way.

The Magic Planet

Featured image for The Wizard was Dead Already – The Paradox of Aika in BLAST OF TEMPESTBackground image for The Wizard was Dead Already – The Paradox of Aika in BLAST OF TEMPEST

The Wizard was Dead Already – The Paradox of Aika in BLAST OF TEMPEST

There are more things on Heaven and Earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy, Horatio.

The Magic Planet

Featured image for The Manga Shelf: OSHI NO KO and the Dark Side of FameBackground image for The Manga Shelf: OSHI NO KO and the Dark Side of Fame

The Manga Shelf: OSHI NO KO and the Dark Side of Fame

“Love is War!” mangaka Aka Akasaka returns with a series about the unpleasant underbelly of the idol industry.

The Magic Planet

Featured image for (REVIEW) Lowlifes in High Places in HIGH-RISE INVASIONBackground image for (REVIEW) Lowlifes in High Places in HIGH-RISE INVASION

(REVIEW) Lowlifes in High Places in HIGH-RISE INVASION

Netflix’s latest trashy thriller anime is as high-octane as it is high off the ground. But does it earn the hype, or is it all bluster?

The Magic Planet

Featured image for Becoming The Battle Girl: How The 2010s Transformed The Magic in Magical Girl AnimeBackground image for Becoming The Battle Girl: How The 2010s Transformed The Magic in Magical Girl Anime
Featured image for (REVIEW) To The OTHERSIDE PICNIC and Back AgainBackground image for (REVIEW) To The OTHERSIDE PICNIC and Back Again

(REVIEW) To The OTHERSIDE PICNIC and Back Again

The light novel adaption is ostensibly a horror series, but is terror really at the heart of the experience?

The Magic Planet

Featured image for (REVIEW) Everywhere and Nowhere in SIMOUNBackground image for (REVIEW) Everywhere and Nowhere in SIMOUN

(REVIEW) Everywhere and Nowhere in SIMOUN

The 2006 shoujo/political drama/gender identity potpourri is truly one of a kind, but what do its many disparate elements add up to?

The Magic Planet

Featured image for Where The Wicked Shadow Grows: Compassion in Online Anime Fan SpacesBackground image for Where The Wicked Shadow Grows: Compassion in Online Anime Fan Spaces
Featured image for In My View: Understanding the Polygon columnBackground image for In My View: Understanding the Polygon column
Featured image for The Weird World of Joel G’s ENABackground image for The Weird World of Joel G’s ENA

The Weird World of Joel G’s ENA

The wildly surreal web series offers a unique exploration of the shades of the human mind.

The Magic Planet

Featured image for When The Rain Breaks in WONDER EGG PRIORITYBackground image for When The Rain Breaks in WONDER EGG PRIORITY

When The Rain Breaks in WONDER EGG PRIORITY

Full of mysteries, symbolism, and wonder, the seasonal highlight continues to astound and confound.

The Magic Planet

Featured image for The Manga Shelf: Cardboard Romance in DESTROY ALL OF HUMANITY, IT CAN’T BE REGENERATEDBackground image for The Manga Shelf: Cardboard Romance in DESTROY ALL OF HUMANITY, IT CAN’T BE REGENERATED

The Manga Shelf: Cardboard Romance in DESTROY ALL OF HUMANITY, IT CAN’T BE REGENERATED

’90s nostalgia and Magic The Gathering geekery give way to a surprisingly thoughtful rumination on youth in this period piece romance.

The Magic Planet

Featured image for Seasonal First Impressions: You Really Need to See WONDER EGG PRIORITYBackground image for Seasonal First Impressions: You Really Need to See WONDER EGG PRIORITY

Seasonal First Impressions: You Really Need to See WONDER EGG PRIORITY

Wonder Egg Priority is surreal, eerie, energetic, and cathartic all at once even a single episode in. Watch This Show.

The Magic Planet

Featured image for Magic Planet Arcade: Beyond The White Void in OMORIBackground image for Magic Planet Arcade: Beyond The White Void in OMORI

Magic Planet Arcade: Beyond The White Void in OMORI

The long-delayed indie RPG finally arrives, and it’s one of the best of its kind in years. Surprisingly deep and with a killer aesthetic, OMORI is not to…

The Magic Planet

Featured image for Ranking Every 2020 Anime (That I Actually Finished), From Worst to Best – Part 4Background image for Ranking Every 2020 Anime (That I Actually Finished), From Worst to Best – Part 4

Ranking Every 2020 Anime (That I Actually Finished), From Worst to Best – Part 4

In this final part of the year-end ranking list, it’s the Top 5 best anime of 2020. Nothing more, nothing less.

The Magic Planet

Featured image for Ranking Every 2020 Anime (That I Actually Finished), From Worst to Best – Part 3Background image for Ranking Every 2020 Anime (That I Actually Finished), From Worst to Best – Part 3

Ranking Every 2020 Anime (That I Actually Finished), From Worst to Best – Part 3

In this monstrous, 4-parts-and-an-index list, I rank all 20 anime I finished in 2020, from the very worst to the very best.

The Magic Planet

Featured image for Ranking Every 2020 Anime (That I Actually Finished), From Worst to Best – Part 2Background image for Ranking Every 2020 Anime (That I Actually Finished), From Worst to Best – Part 2

Ranking Every 2020 Anime (That I Actually Finished), From Worst to Best – Part 2

In this multi-part list, I rank every anime I finished in 2020 from worst to best, highlighting the good, the bad, and everything in-between.

The Magic Planet

Featured image for Ranking Every 2020 Anime (That I Actually Finished), From Worst to Best – Part 1Background image for Ranking Every 2020 Anime (That I Actually Finished), From Worst to Best – Part 1

Ranking Every 2020 Anime (That I Actually Finished), From Worst to Best – Part 1

In this monstrous multi-part article, I rank all 21 anime from 2020 that I actually watched front-to-back. In this first part of the list, we cover the worst…

The Magic Planet

Featured image for Ranking Every 2020 Anime (That I Actually Finished), From Worst to Best – IntroductionBackground image for Ranking Every 2020 Anime (That I Actually Finished), From Worst to Best – Introduction

Ranking Every 2020 Anime (That I Actually Finished), From Worst to Best – Introduction

In this monstrous, four-parts-and-an-index article, I rank every 2020 anime I actually completed, from worst to best.

The Magic Planet

Featured image for (REVIEW) Sakae Esuno Has a BIG ORDERBackground image for (REVIEW) Sakae Esuno Has a BIG ORDER

(REVIEW) Sakae Esuno Has a BIG ORDER

The time we have on this green Earth is short and precious. I choose to spend some of it watching crap like this.

The Magic Planet

Featured image for (REVIEW) RURU’S SUICIDE SHOW ON A LIVESTREAMBackground image for (REVIEW) RURU’S SUICIDE SHOW ON A LIVESTREAM

(REVIEW) RURU’S SUICIDE SHOW ON A LIVESTREAM

The heartbreakingly delirious video to the Shinsei Kamattechan single may be the single most resonant musical moment of the year.

The Magic Planet

Featured image for Hiatus Notice [11/8/20]Background image for Hiatus Notice [11/8/20]

Hiatus Notice [11/8/20]

Hi, as the title implies, Magic Planet Anime is going to go on hiatus for a while. To put it bluntly: I have an ear condition that’s started…

The Magic Planet