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Gravity Falls

Nostalgia is a lie. It’s a rose-coloured lens through which we view the past, lingering in the erroneous notion that times long gone were better. However, I do believe childhood summers may just be the exception. Twins Mabel and Dipper Pines are sent up from California to the town of Gravity Falls in Oregon...

8

Great

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Do not read this review. Detailed herein are the reviews of a melancholy writer who, despite the warnings of another writer far greater than he, proceeded to watch the tales of the Baudelaire children, chronicled in the Series of Unfortunate Events and adapted for the television (and laptop) by Netflix. I w...

8

Great

Psycho Pass – Complete Collection

Psycho-Pass is a dystopian crime thriller set in the year 2112. While the rest of the world has fallen into disarray, Japan has maintained a state of safety and happiness thanks to the Sybil System, a near omnipotent AI entity. The Sybil System conducts “cymatic scans” of the population to analyse individua...

9

Flippin' great

Erased Volume 2

Determined not to let things end the way they have, Satoru returns to 1988. With Kenya’s assistance, he puts a plan in place to save Kayo from both the killer and the abuse she faces at home, The game of cat and mouse between Satoru and the killer continues, as the killer draws ever closer… Because I&...

9

Flippin' great

Erased Volume 1

29-year-old Satoru Fujinuma is a struggling manga artist who works part time as a  pizza delivery man. But he has a secret ability which he names “Revival.” This ability allows Satoru to go back in time to prevent life-threatening incidents from happening. Now a series of tragic incidents are un...

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Gangsta

In a city filled with sin and scandal, Worick and Nicolas have made a name for themselves as men who can get the job done. As a powerful Twilight, Nicolas has no problem getting his hands dirty, but when things spiral out of control he can always count on his partner, Worick, to pour on the charm. Working i...

8

Great

Haruta & Chika (Haruchika)

Haruta & Chika (Haruchika) combines two of my favourite genres of anime: slice-of-life and mystery. It’s not often you get to chill with a wholesome puzzle solving anime, so I was overjoyed to discover this one. We’re first introduced to Chika who, with the ambition of restarting her reputation to becom...

8

Great

K: Missing Kings

What do K Project, Yolanda from Pulp Fiction, and the Fonz all have in common? Answer: They’re cool. Real cool. Damn cool. This is a show that is badass and is very aware of it. Here are characters who are incredibly powerful and dangerous, yet quietly spoken with leather jackets and denim jeans. Here are y...

9

Flippin' great

Digimon Adventure tri. (Part 1: Reunion)

The original Digi-destined are back! In celebration of the Digimon franchise’s 15th anniversary, Toei Animation are treating us to a blast from the past, revisiting everyone’s favourite characters from the popular Digimon Adventure 01 in an all new six-part theatrical film series. Six years have passed sinc...

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Naruto Shippuden Collection 30: Eps 375-387

On the same side once more, Naruto and Sasuke prepare for battle as Obito absorbs the power of the Ten Tails to become the tailed beasts Jinchuriki. As the other shinobi watch helplessly, Obito summons the Divine tree and begins absorbing their chakra as he prepares to perform the Infinite Tsukuyomi. Naruto...

8

Great

Dragon Ball Z Kai

Dragon Ball Z (which I shall refer to as ‘DBZ’) is one of the colossal epics of our time. I would honestly put it up there with Lord of the Rings and the Odyssey, which is about as high praise as I can give. Now I don’t mean that it is as good as LOTR or the Odyssey but in terms of scale of story and imagin...

9.5

Flippin' great

Attack on Titan – Season One

So season 1 of Attack on Titan is finally out on DVD and Blu Ray! If you haven’t seen it already, then you should probably push it to the top of your list right about now… I remember the year the anime came out and suddenly Armageddon was full of these people wearing jackets and tight pants. I h...

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