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Archive for 2007/04


Trick or Treat?

Okay, alright, wrong holiday.  But even though it is Chocolate Bunny Day and not Halloween, there are plenty of tricks for you.  Literally.  Live action fans, today is your day: we’ve got reviews of Trick and Trick 2, two seasons of the cult favorite about magicians and the tricks they pull.  Both seasons are highly enjoyable and […]

Three new reviews

Here’s another three additions to our growing database of reviews. Anime-wise, we have Maria-sama ga Miteru ~Haru~ and Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and music-wise, we have Deadman‘s In the direction of sunrise and night light. Enjoy, and have a fun long weekend.

Kuma spoke and there was…

Fafner Mecha, psychology, kite flying in the middle of a raging hurricane, teenagers, fluff, and meat, Shadowmage’s newest review has it all!  And if you charge by credit card, you’ll also receive a collector’s set of The Nihon Review beanie babies!  That’s still not all!  You’ll also receive a super special awesome limited edition Kuma […]

Here’s something I’m sure people have been waiting for from us

Twice in a row, we have updates featuring reviews of series from love-it-or-hate-it franchises.  While last time it was Air, this time it’s Honey and Clover, and it’s poignant sequel, Honey and Clover II.  But, unlike last time, this time we have nothing but good things to say about these series.  And, I have a […]

We live and breathe anime

We do, quite literally, with two reviews of the undeniably gorgeous yet occasionally mystifying Air. Both Air TV and the Air Movie are reviewed, offering informed opinion on two different facets of the same title – but can the movie version add anything new to the series?

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