Category Archives: Anime and Cartoons

5 Harem Anime

If there is one thing which I think anime fans can both enjoy and agree is beyond overused, it’s harems. Seriously, what is it with us? On the one hand, there’s some automatic enjoyment of the drama and the competition. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Fullmetal Alchemist

This one has a little history to consider. Not only is it a classic, it’s a classic that demanded to be remade into another classic, similar to each other, but very distinct. See, they based the first anime on the … Continue reading

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5 Action/Adventure Anime

Blood pumping, fists flying, leaps taken, crazy stunts performed, explosions rocking! Admit it: action is fun! 😉 We are humans, and humans have a drive to survive. ‘Tis only natural that we imitate various dangerous crises in our entertainment! We are … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Samurai 7

Have I mentioned how much I want to see Akira Kurosawa’s classic Seven Samurai? Well, I do. I really want to see it. All I’ve heard about it is amazing, and I’ve seen two, maybe three, of Kurosawa’s other films, so … Continue reading

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A Transformers Fan-Theory: The Scheme of the Matrix

As part of helping to raise my nephew, I recently had the chance to re-watch the Transformers-based cartoon Beast Wars and its sequel, Beast Machines. Somewhere between the running commentary about how bad the CGI looked to his young eyes, … Continue reading

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5 Anime Voice Actresses

Much like last week, I must admit that while I have admired capable voice acting for quite some time, I generally know very little about individual voice actresses. So, once again, I am drawing heavily on other people’s work on … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Ah My Goddess!

Let it be noted, now and forever, that I do not need thrilling action and massive explosions in all of my entertainment, as proven here. 😉 Ah My Goddess, which should really be “Oh My Goddess,” is a dramatic comedy with a … Continue reading

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5 Anime Voice Actors

Well, we’ve finally finished talking about the characters in anime… now we talk about the people behind them: the voice actors! I must say, I admire good voice acting. The way they can say words in such a way that they aren’t just … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Kids on the Slope

I know, at least peripherally, that Jazz has had something of bad reputation, somewhat well-earned. It held a long presence in seedy nightclubs and other unsavory, shadowy corners. Yet, much the same can be said of many forms of entertainment. … Continue reading

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5 Anime Enemies/Rivalries

We grow stronger through oppositon. We advance through competition. And if we are judged by the company we keep, then we are also defined by the differences, and similarities, between us and our greatest foes. In short, every hero needs … Continue reading

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