Category Anime Review
Mimi wo Sumaseba begins with a song. “Take Me Home, Country Roads” bustles by as the camera pans over traffic and worn homes, capturing routine activities in the western Tokyo surburbs.
2006 marks the last airing of Mushishi, a small journey within a rural Shinto-inspired Japan. It is, in essence, about harmony—emanating the struggle for humans to find balance in their lives and to attain kiyome (“purity”) among the cycles of nature.
I’ll admit that Aura has been a totally unexpected experience. After all, as the first several minutes roll out, one can’t help feel it’s all been done before. Sure, fans of…
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At the top of the cyberpunk hill stands the Ghost in the Shell franchise.
From a fantastic series comes these six extra Blu-ray specials, each one packaged to a separate Blu-ray volume holding ~2 episodes of the series each. These two-minute specials (totalling to ~12 minutes) offer a condensed slice of Jinrui’s hilarity in the form of one fully encompassed skit: Watashi finds one of the fairies’ inventions idly […]
In a dull season plagued by the predictable, describing this newest series as “different” would be a severe understatement. Enter Sasami-san@Ganbaranai, the front-runner for absurdity—playing the seductress, the shrew, the madwoman fueled by crack cocaine. Be forewarned. This is a genuine concoction of the bizarre, lacking any sense of direction, and indeed, having no concern […]