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Puella Magi Madoka Magika

Have you ever had someone bake you a cake? Perhaps for your birthday, it’s beautifully decorated, looks delicious and smells lovely. Then suddenly a hand burst out of your delicious baked treat, pulls out your intestines, tosses them against the wall and says, “Look, art!” What’s that I hear you saying? You’ve never had this odd experience? That’s okay, neither have I. But I’m sure I h...

Tanaka-kun is Always Listless (and soon you will be too)

The best shows are the ones that inspire you. Great anime inspire you to join a volleyball team, start ice skating, or get into competitive card games. Tanaka-kun is Always Listless inspires you to pursue your laziness with a passion. Meet Tanaka. He’s a normal boy with normal friends, going to a normal high school filled with normal people. Usually anime is about the abnormal, but the only ...

ClassicaLoid – The reason I’m breaking up with anime

Anime, we need talk. It’s not me, it’s you. Look, we’ve had some great times! Fullmetal Alchemist, Death Note, Kill La Kill these are all highlights of our relationship. You’ve given me unimaginable adventure, epic battles and laugh out loud moments. You’ve been a constant companion, and you’ve even taught me a few things along the way. But things have changed. I know you’re strange, and that’s no...

Fairy Tail

So Fairy Tail has been around long enough that most anime fans already have strong opinions towards this colossal series. There are two extreme camps, either you love it or you hate it. Personally I love it, and before recently re-watching the series on Blu-ray I would have recommend it in a heartbeat.  However now I’m a little worried and I’ve begun second guessing myself. Am I more willing than ...

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms is a beautiful telling of the bond between mother and child, set in a fantasy medieval world, where legends such as dragons still exist but are dying out. The plot revolves around Maquia, a young Iorph (a clan that becomes immortal in their mid-teens) and Ariel, a mortal baby that Maquia finds and adopts. If you enjoy anime films that tell an emotional story...

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 young guys with beanies, skateboards and baseball bats. Large guys in hoodies and designer su...

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 since the events of Adventure 01 which first introduced us to Tai and his friends (the Digi-dest...

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 and his friends must rally their despairing allies to defeat Obito. but will the final batt...

Overlord

From MADHOUSE Inc., the studio behind ‘Death Parade’ (one of my favourites), ‘Parasyte’, and ‘No Game No Life’, comes the ultimate “trapped in a game” anime; ‘Overlord’. On the night his favourite MMORPG (Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) is scheduled to be shut down, veteran player Momonga stays logged in until the clock hits...

Blood Blockade Battlefront

In a city where the paranormal and ordinary co-exist, the Libra organization battles to ensure peace and order. This action adventure anime is created by Yasuhiro Nightow and was originally titled Kekkai Sensen. KL Sloth gives us his thoughts on Blood Blockade Battlefront.    

Miss Hokusai

Set in 1824 Edo (now known as Tokyo), a much accomplished artist of the time works tirelessly in his house-atelier. He is as short-tempered and sarcastic as he is brilliant, with no passion for money or meaningless pastimes like drinking. His name is Kutsushika Hokusai and decades later his work would come to mesmerise Degas, Van Gogh, Monet, Kilmt and Debussy. But very few were aware of the woman...

Ajin: Demi Human. Season 1 Review

I enjoyed watching Ajin: Demi Human.  My Netflix account recommended it to me and I ended up watching 12 episodes in a row.  It tackles the dark aspects of the human nature including murder, apathy and suicide (to name a few). It is suitable for 18+ and over as the show can be disturbing at times. Overview The story primarily centres on Kei Nagai, a highschool kid who discovers he is an immortal ‘...

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