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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: 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 […]

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Review: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

Is it wrong to try to pick up girls in a dungeon? This is the first question this show throws at you, and is almost the opposite of what the premise is about. Falling very close to the ‘trapped in another world’ genre, Danmachi got its initial popularity in the west by being compared to […]

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Review: Little Busters Refrain [DVD]

Every time I read the title of this season 2, I keep wanting to make a joke involving the word refrain, it’s just too easy. Little Busters Refrain is the third and final cour of the anime adaptation of Key’s visual novel of the same title. If you’ve already watched the first two cours and […]

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Does the 3 Episode Rule Need to Exist?

In the anime fandom, we have an ingrained idea that all shows can be measured by the same guidelines. There is a system that a lot of people follow called the “3 episode rule.” This states that for every anime you try, you should give it a minimum of 3 episodes to see if it […]

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All The Anime @ MCM Comic Con London October 2016 – Day 3 Roundup

The final day of MCM London October 2016 is over, and with that All The Anime have made all of their announcements for the day on their News Wall. The first announcement was for Tenchi Muyo! GXP, to be released under the Funimation label by Anime Limited. Seina Yamada is unlucky… so unlucky that when […]

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All The Anime @ MCM Comic Con London October 2016 – Day 2 Roundup

Day two of MCM London October brought us several more license announcements from Anime Limited via the News Wall at the booth, right outside the Crunchyroll screening room. The first of these announcements was that Anime Limited had rescued Evangelion 1.11 and will be releasing the title on both blu-ray and DVD in January 2017. […]

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Manga/Animatsu @ MCM Comic Con London October 2016 – Day 2 Roundup

Manga UK opted to host their announcements panel on their own stage this weekend; while the anime karaoke is good fun to watch, it’s the announcements that really make the weekend for me. Both Andrew and Jerome took to the stage, with a table this time, in order to reveal some upcoming Manga UK licenses, […]

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All The Anime @ MCM Comic Con London October 2016 – Day 0 & Day 1 Roundup

Yesterday was the first day of MCM October, and the focus, anime-wise, has certainly been on All The Anime so far. There was an early announcement on Thursday evening through their social channels before we’d even arrived in London for MCM, and the actual convention saw five announcements, four of those initially through Jeremy’s News […]