Category Archives: Anime

Bakumatsu Rock~ First Impressions

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THE FOLLOWING POST CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR “BAKUMATSU ROCK” EPISODE 1

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I have returned! and Summer 2014 Anime Line-Up

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Greetings one and all!

To say that it has been a while would be an understatement. Around a year without any new content, just what on earth was the author up to over all that time? Well I’ll answer, and I’ll keep it brief. To say that it was a busy time last year would be an understatement. I can safely say that as I write this, it is actually the first time I’ve really had time to get back into blogging again since my last update. A lot has happened since then too. I finished Attack on Titan, so the reaction posts are discontinued in favor of doing a full review in the near future. I finished my 100th anime; End of Evangelion. I watched a multitude of other shows which I would love to talk about, and if you compile all that with my real world responsibilities of college, my job, and various events, it’s been a rather busy time. However, now I can finally sit down and get back to work, and hopefully bring some new and exciting content to the table.

Without further ado, it’s that time of year again, time to discuss the new anime season for Summer 2014. I have to say, that this is the most exciting line-up that I have seen in some time…

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80s/90s Cyberpunk: Angel Cop

I LOVE THE EIGHTIES!!! Be it their fantasy films (I’m talking David Bowie Lycra here!) or their music (Nik Kershaw’sThe Riddle‘!) or anything else, the 80s is an era I have always admired. And I wasn’t even born in it! I LOVE THE NINETIES!!! Why? Because without the nineties I wouldn’t exist! HA HA HA!

It’s exactly the same for anime, I love retro anime, and I and many others consider the 80s and the early 90s to be the ‘Golden Age’ of anime. It brought forth my most beloved movie of all time: Akira, after all.

Now after the boom of Akira, everyone wanted to jump on the bandwagon, and this resulted in a slew of cyberpunk anime, primarily focussed on cops, government and lots and lots of violence. This trend continued, thus how we ended up with the most violent anime: Genocyber. Anyway, rewind back to late eighties going into the early nineties, and we end up with Angel Cop.

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WARNING: The following review contains MAJOR spoilers for the Angel Cop anime, and mature content. Reader discretion is advised (but admit it, you’re going to read on anyway).

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Attack On Titan Fever!!!

It’s so popular right now, I swear. It’s like the Sword Art Online of Spring 2013! I thought I would dedicate a post to the memes, cosplay, and other symptoms of “Attack On Titan Fever” on the internet. (I came up with that term all by myself…maybe now senpai will notice me!!!)

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“Attack On Titan” Meme! The Newest Japanese Fad?

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Attack on Japanese school-kids!!! Yes it seems that Attack on Titan fever has inspired a new photo fad, mainly known as “Giant Killing“. These clever perspective shots make it look like there really are tiny people fighting giants. Check some out:

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WTF?!? Review: Shingeki No Kyojin Episode #5

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I TOLD YOU

What is this, I don’t even….how?

Um…how do I go about this? I guess it’s best to start from the beginning. SPOILERS AHEAD!!

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~Double Review!!!~ Shingeki No Kyojin Episodes #3 and #4

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Let’s kick some Titan ass

After the success of episodes 1 and 2, its time to see if the rest of the series shapes up…SPOILERS AHOY!

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Double Review!!! Shingeki No Kyojin Episodes #1 and #2

~*WARNING*: This post contains spoilers for the Shingeki No Kyojin/ Attack on Titan anime and manga. What do you expect, it’s a review post~

This anime is HUGE right now! Actually, this entire franchise has received a massive boom in popularity. And frankly, it’s pretty easy to see why. The anime, directed by Tetsurou Araki and based on the equally popular manga by Hajime Isayama is so unique and so captivating, that millions of people are already hooked. Including me…

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Sailor Moon Episode #45 made me cry…

WARNING: The following post contains MAJOR spoilers for the Sailor Moon anime. If you haven’t seen up to and including episode 45, I don’t recommend reading this hehe~

I’m not a total sap, but there are some anime that just make me sob. I’m talking Grave of the Fireflies, Sword Art Online, and now even f*cking SAILOR MOON!!!

Sailor Moon is one of the happiest anime out there, but Episode 45 made me cry…It’s even called “The Sailor Senshi Die! The Tragic Final Battle”.

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