Category Archives: Reviews

All anime reviews. Not necessarily associated with one of the current anime seasons.

Unlimited Blade Works TV Episode 3 – “The First Battle” Review

Continuing our newest Fate/stay night adaptation, this week the name of the game is, “Better! Faster! Stronger!” Now we’ve added a slew of original content to the Unlimited Blade Works story, and contrary to how I originally believed I would … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts: Himitsu: The Revelation

This is a spoiler-free review. Occasionally I come across an anime from a fair while back that looks decent, but that I’ve never heard of before. So I give it a try. Sometimes shows like this flop; after all, if … Continue reading

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Terra Formars: I can’t even…

This is what happens when censoring is used to the absolute extreme. Continue reading

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Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works – Prologue

Ahhh… Finally. This is like a breath of fresh air. Everyone who’s played the original Fate/stay night visual novel knows that the original anime adaptation, though pretty cool as a standalone work, was bad. Terribly bad. Like a chopped-up mess of … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts: Fate/kahleid liner Prisma☆Illya 2wei!

Each of the seasons of Prisma Illya we’ve had so far have sort of been mixed bags. On one hand, the non-canonical parody nature of the story allows for all sorts of Nasuverse characters and powers to get thrown together in … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts: Re:␣Hamatora

Weird. That about sums it up. It’s convoluted, far-fetched and almost nonsensical. It takes so many liberties with the last two episodes that I don’t even know how I feel about it anymore. I held off on writing a Final … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts: Tokyo Ghoul

There were things I liked about Tokyo Ghoul, and there were things I didn’t like about Tokyo Ghoul. I liked the premise. I liked the plot. I liked the characters and the setting and the cool bioweapon-like powers. However, I did not … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts: Zankyou no Terror

Significant spoilers ahead. Zankyou no Terror is the latest work by the acclaimed Shinichiro Watanabe, the man who brought us Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo and Space Dandy. Though his forte is primarily in relatively episodic anime, this show proves he can also do a linear plot, … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on and Evaluation of Aldnoah.Zero

Named as such because this will be longer than a typical Final Thoughts post. The focus of this post will be to, as the title implies, evaluate various aspects of Aldnoah.Zero, as well as to simply express my thoughts and opinions … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts: Z/X: Ignition

Little note before I begin: I actually wrote (and finished) this review about eight months ago, but for some reason I never actually published it. Who knew. Nice that I figured that out eventually. When I first learned that Z/X: … Continue reading

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