Category Anime Review


Mimi wo Sumaseba (“Whisper of the Heart”) – 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.

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Mushishi: Hihamukage (“Sun-Eating Shade”)

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.


Aura – A Few Thoughts

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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Bungaku Shoujo – Grading Grating Adaptations

I make fun of various people.

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Ghost in the Shell: Arise 1 – Review

At the top of the cyberpunk hill stands the Ghost in the Shell franchise.

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Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita Specials – Review

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 […]


Sasami-san@Ganbaranai – Review

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 […]