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Review: Hello!! Kinmoza! Complete Season Two [Blu-ray]

Choo Choo! All aboard the Yuri train! Kiniro Mosaic is back for its second batch of episodes, split across two discs instead of one this time, for all that Slice of Life animation glory. I’m not gonna re-tread on past points, and everything said in my Season One review is still true, so go and […]

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A Cour in Review: Spring 2018

After having a small wander through the Japan Curiosity Archives, I noticed that the usual season preview had never been done for the cour that has just passed. Now, I know that the season is almost, and for most shows is (Thanks Clover Works), over; but I felt like I could take a crack at […]

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Review: Monster Musume: Everyday Life with Monster Girls [DVD]

Some people think that slice of life anime with a bland protagonist surrounded by cute girls that he wants to sleep with is a bad thing. In a lot of cases, they are correct, but when the harem consists of a lamia (snek girl), harpy (berb girl), and centaur (horse girl) you’d be hard-pressed to […]

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Review: Kinmoza! Complete Season One [Blu-ray]

Desu desu desu desu. Desu. From the summer 2013 anime season comes best girl Karen, and the rest of the cast of Kiniro Mosaic, or KinMoza for short. I haven’t re-watched many of the shows I saw before I joined the train of weekly watching everything in Spring of 2014, with Kinmoza being one of […]

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Review: Charlotte Part 2

“The world will collapse and end, I was told mercilessly.” A translation of the first line of the opening song, Bravely You, for the anime Charlotte, of which this is a review of part two to said show. As with the last time I did a review of a sequel, I don’t believe this will […]

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Review: Tokyo Ghoul Jack & Pinto OVA Collection [Blu-ray]

Available for the first time in an English-speaking country, the two Tokyo Ghoul OVAs saw a release from Anime Limited earlier this week. These two episodes are available as a standard blu-ray, and a standard DVD; an Anime Limited Web Store exclusive Collector’s Edition Combo Pack is due for release later this year. Unlike the […]

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Food Wars: Shokugeki No Soma Review

From the pages of Weekly Shonen Jump, comes a knock your socks off, in a quite literal manner, Shonen Battle manga, with a tasty twist. I loved the Food Wars manga when I first started reading it back in 2013, and got really hyped for the show when it initially aired; but does it still […]

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Review: Himouto! Umaru-chan

When it comes to the­ genre combination of slice of life and comedy, no studio does it better than Doga Kobo. With great titles under their belt such as Monthly Girl’s Nozaki-kun and Yuru Yuri, their mastering of the comedy manga adaptation is some of the best in the business.  So can they really mess […]

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Review: Little Busters Ex OVA [DVD]

I don’t like Little Busters anymore. I don’t care about its characters, plot or artistic merit. After having a kind of fun season one, and a “just good enough to watch” season 2, I was done with the franchise. Sadly, there are still these 8 OVA episodes to round off the series, so let’s go […]

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Review: Overlord [Blu-ray]

Produced by Studio Madhouse in 2015, Overlord is another entry into the ‘trapped in another world’ light novel adaptation genre. Unlike most of the entries, though, the original writer Kugane Maruyama is an avid fan of tabletop RPGs, the grandfather of video games, so expectations are slightly raised going in. ARE YOU READY TO SUBMIT […]