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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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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 […]

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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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Review: When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace [Blu-ray]

    Release Date: 31st October 2016Format: Blu-ray/DVDStudio: TriggerPublisher: Manga EntertainmentCertificate: 12Audio: Japanese 2.0, English 5.1Subtitles: EnglishEpisodes: 1-12Discs: 2Run Time: 300 Minutes   When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace, or InouBattle, is the anime that you probably forgot was produced by Studio TRIGGER. I suppose it’s easy to forget when everybody always praises them for Kill la Kill and […]