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Earlier today (or tonight depending on timezones), the 12th and final episode of Puella Magi Madoka Magica aired on Japanese television. This isn’t an actual review, just my quick thoughts now that the shows has reached its conclusion. I’ll also … Continue reading

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Ayakashi: Classic Japanese Horror Review

Ayakashi: Classic Japanese Horror is an anthology series and a fictional retelling of three classic Japanese horror tales. The series aired in 2006 and was the third Fuji TV series to be broadcasted in the noitaminA slot. The story begins … Continue reading

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Katanagatari Review

Unlike most shows airing in 2010 which aired weekly, Katanagatari aired monthly. 12 episodes of 50 minutes each were produced and broadcasted over the course of one whole year. The show is the second major Nishio Ishin work to be adapted into … Continue reading

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Spirit of Wonder Review

Spirit of Wonder is a rather obscure OVA series which had its first installment Miss China’s Ring released in 1992. Almost a decade later in 2001, a spinoff OVA titled Scientific Boys Club was released along with 3 specials featured … Continue reading

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Fractale Review

This is Fuji TV’s flagship anime series for the season. This is the latest installment of the coveted noitaminA programming slot which featured ratings monsters Nodame Cantabile and Honey & Clover. According Yutaka Yamamoto himself, this was supposed to be … Continue reading

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IS: Infinite Stratos Review

The show was actually quite entertaining at the start. It opened with a uniquely animated fight sequence which seemed to improve hugely upon the CGI discrepancy that most others are notorious for. Then it all goes downhill from there because of one guy. What … Continue reading

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Golden Boy Review

Golden Boy started as a serialized manga in 1992. Written and illustrated by Tatsuya Egawa, one of the most unique manga-ka of all time in my opinion, Golden Boy explores the life a “freeter” (someone who travels around doing odd … Continue reading

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