Category Archives: Anime and Cartoons

Anime Review: A Certain Scientific Railgun

It’s been quite awhile since I last watched A Certain Magical Index, but I recall handful of things from the experience. Wondering when Index would actually be useful, for instance. Or thinking that they were just trying to do too … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Ushio and Tora

This review is about the 2015 version, not the original, FYI. Ushio and Tora is basically one of those old, mythical hero sagas, but told in a modern-day setting. You know the ones, where the hero is simply awesome? Where … Continue reading

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Anime Review: .hack//Sign

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, gather ’round and listen well to the story I shall tell! Once upon a time, not so long ago… the internet did not exist! No, seriously, it just wasn’t there. It hadn’t developed. I … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Restaurant to Another World

There are three particular things I like about Thanksgiving: time off from work (when I’ve had work), time with family, and a huge amount of delicious food. I know, it might be a little bit of a stretch, but why … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Maoyu

We all know the classic fantasy story: the world is locked in a terrible war between humans and demons, and the desperate humans send a chosen hero and his small band of brave companions forth to defeat the demon king. … Continue reading

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These Ladies Are Scorching: The Five Flaming Hotties Tag

So, this is a fairly new tag (I think) that I’ve suddenly seen popping up on a number of the blogs I follow. I was actually starting to wonder if any of my friends on here were going to tag … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Rage of Bahamut

Rage of Bahamut is one of those anime that is quite obviously based on a game, specifically a card battle game, so it’s just a little more preoccupied with being epic and dramatic than it is with being sensible. And … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Hellsing Ultimate

Vampires are real, and in the UK they are fought and destroyed by the Royal Order of Protestant Knights, called Hellsing. Led by “Sir” (she’s a woman) Integra Fairbrook Wingates Hellsing, the organization, which bears her name and has long … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Shiki

I finally did it. I saw Shiki, the entire series, from beginning to end, and if I may say: wow. Every time I think I’ve found one perfect example of “not for the faint of heart,” I end up finding … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Soul Eater

It occurs to me, when you stop and think about it, it’s a bit amazing how many anime there are that can fit into a Halloween-themed month. I wonder why that is. Maybe Japanese culture remembers how close the supernatural … Continue reading

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