Category Archives: Anime

Review: When Marnie Was There / Omoide no Marnie

Studio Ghibli has returned with yet another high-quality offering for fans and newcomers of all ages. When Marnie Was There is based on the book by Joan G. Robinson and explores the life of two young girls who come from … Continue reading

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Review – Parasyte: The Maxim (Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu)

[A quick note: There will be some minor spoilers here, but the source material for this show is 25+ years old so go figure. The narrative is by no means original or groundbreaking but I will avoid mentioning anything overly … Continue reading

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Review – Girls und Panzer: Kore ga Hontou no Anzio-sen Desu! – OVA

This will be a quick one. I’ll assume you’ve already seen Girls und Panzer and are wondering whether the OVA is worth checking out. If you haven’t watched the show yet, it’s best to watch it first but you could … Continue reading

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Spring Anime 2014 Wrap-Up

Top 3 Shows 1) Love Live School Idol Project Season 2 Something magical happens when an Idol show serves up all the perfect ingredients it needs to succeed. Love Live! has earned its huge fanbase by delivering loads of awesome … Continue reading

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Spring Anime 2014 Rankings – Sink or Swim

I haven’t blogged in ages. Here’s a halfway wrap-up of the somewhat plentiful spring anime harvest.

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Spring Anime 2014 – Debut Episode Rankings!

#1: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders Jojo is fucking back. Well, besides a severe lack of Speedwagon, everything went right in this episode. As I don’t read the manga, JoJo’s “Stand” reveal was particularly dramatic and awesome. The character models … Continue reading

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Spring Anime 2014 – First Impressions – Isshuukan Friends.

Here’s hoping for a fresh take on the ‘automated memory reset switch’ trope. Isshuukan Friends/One Week Friends (English) is off to a good start. With lots of blushing. I enjoyed this debut episode. It managed to introduce the main pair … Continue reading

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