Tag Archives: Madhouse

Happy Endings: In Memory of Satoshi Kon

As if lured by the Greek sirens, he entered the innermost chamber, the pistil of the rose. There it was again, the enigmatic notes echoed far off into the distance. In front of him, a light shone upon a grand piano, a … Continue reading

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Twilight of the Dark Master Review

Twilight of the Dark Master is an OVA co-produced by Madhouse Studios and Toei Animation in 1998. Not many people know this, but Akiyuki Shinbou, one of the most well known SHAFT directors of this age, often jumped studios quite a … Continue reading

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Battle Angel Alita Review

The Battle Angel Alita manga was first serialized in Shueisha’s Business Jump for the “Seinen” demographic. Created by Yukito Kishiro, the first two volumes were adapted into an OVA series which aired in 1993. Known as Gunnm in Japan, the … Continue reading

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The Tatami Galaxy Review

From the director that brought us Mind Game, Kemonozume, and Kaiba, comes what could quite possibly be the most elegant and artistic show of 2010. Yojou-han Shinwa Taikei (or The Tatami Galaxy)  is very much a self-contemplative work. Directed by … Continue reading

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Highschool of the Dead Review

In terms of quality shows, the Summer 2010 season was severely lacking. Only a handful of shows were of notable importance, and even then most them were crossovers from the previous season. However, one particular TV series garnered a great … Continue reading

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2006 A Year in Review: Best Anime of 2006, A Year of Variety

2006 was a damn good year. Sure it may not have been on the same level as 2004, but we still had a plethora of good shows to satisfy our anime hunger. We also had a wide range of good … Continue reading

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