Monthly Archives: March 2014

Short Thoughts: “Wake Up, Girls!”

In a show that couldn’t be more different to Shoji Kawamori’s 2012 outer-space idol spectacular AKB0048, director Yutaka Yamamoto has found an equally succesful formula in the gritty realism of grass-roots storytelling in Wake Up, Girls!. Wake Up, Girls! is … Continue reading

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Review: Super Sonico – The Animation

SuperSonico: The Animation started off well enough but quickly became a drag with very few redeeming factors. Unfortuately, Sonico was not fleshed-out nearly enough to sustain the show on her own, and an emphasis on fanservice rather than characterization really … Continue reading

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Crash and Burn: Why ‘Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren’ Was A Let-Down

Sometimes I wonder what KyoAni might have done with their time if they weren’t busy cashing in on the second seasons of Chunnibyou and Free!. It’s a shame, because the second installment of Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! has been … Continue reading

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Is 2014 The Last Chance For Majora’s Mask 3D?

The intense consumer-driven push for a re-release of one of Nintendo’s most loved games, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask has become an undeniably popular movement. This took form in Operation Moonfall in 2011 and got the attention of Nintendo … Continue reading

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Short Thoughts – The Wind Rises

Saw the wind rises yesterday. Here are some thoughts. On the whole it was very good, basically a showcase of all the fine ingredients of a typical Miyazaki film. It looked absolutely beautiful, the score was enchanting, and the characters … Continue reading

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