Anime Review: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin I – Blue-Eyed Casval

A story with good worldbuilding leaves the viewer wanting more. When the characters and the setting have a compelling backstory, the viewer will have a craving to see that backstory, rather than just hearing about it. Universal Century Gundam has not only accomplishes this, but delivers on that desire for more.

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Game Review: Crimzon Clover: World Ignition

I’ve commented before on my thoughts about the shmup genre. I’ve never been particularly good at shmups, but I respect the genre’s commitment to genuine challenge so much that I gravitate toward the genre anyway. I recently, however, found out about a shooter that I found to be perfect for people like me.

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Anime Review – Denpa teki na Kanojo

Icon-AnimeSometimes, the best shows are the ones you’ve never heard about and watch on a whim after reading the premise. A lot of us are caught up in watching the bleeding edge, current anime, and while that’s all well and good, it can sometimes cause some of us to miss out on stuff that might’ve flown more under our radar.

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Anime Review – Engaged to the Unidentified

Icon-AnimeTo preface this review, I need to explain a concept. Iyashikei describes a calming, almost therapeutic sort of anime. It brings the viewer into a relaxed state of mind. They’re very subtle in presentation and rarely, if ever, are heavy in any aspect, whether it’s comedy, drama, or action. This isn’t that kind of show, but it does have some of those qualities, and that’s significant to my impression of it.

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Anime Review – He Is My Master; Sentai Filmworks Release

Master1Ahh, the maid. A staple of otaku culture, representing grace and femininity, purity and devotion, maids are special. They’re not really an archetype, per se. It’s not really a genre, either. Maids are quite the versatile element.

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She’s Joined the C³ Club! – Stella Jogakuin Koutou-ka C³-bu

Stella 7Sometimes an anime throws you for a loop, in a good way. There are those shows that you start watching expecting them to be a certain type of show that you’re excited to see, but that turn out to be something not only completely different, but better than what you were expecting.

This is one of those shows

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She’s Had Her Uniform Stolen! – Aku no Hana

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Ambitious artsy anime productions can be really hit-or-miss. On the one hand, the idea of anime using unorthodox techniques and obscure concepts is good. It’s nice that artists are able to do that. On the other hand, however, shows produced in this fashion are at best very polarizing, and at worst just plain bad.

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She’s Turning into Chocolate! – Sasami-san@Ganbaranai

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I’ve gone on record as saying I give shows a single episode to draw me in, and that’s true. That said, however, there are many things that can draw me in. Mystery is one of them.

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She’s Found Her First Love! – Hatsukoi Limited

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This is an anime about school students falling in love. While I realize that you can probably think of roughly thirty-seven different anime that can be described in the same way, this one has a unique charm to it.

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She Weilds the Tyrant’s Eye! – Chuunibyou Demo Koi Ga Shitai

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There comes a time in all our lives where we reflect. We look back at our youth: The dumb things we used to do, the rituals we had with our friends, the stories we came up with. Some of us try and move on. Others embrace it. Most of us fall somewhere in the middle.

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