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Archive for 2008/04


Ninjas and Gambling

For today’s reviews, we have an above par ninja series Jubei-chan and an epic gambling tale Kaiji.  While I have not seen the first, I am willing to tip my hat to the second.  Kaiji is one of those shows that you just can’t put down until the very last episode… and even then you […]

New anime! And an “old” one.

Spring season is in full swing bringing another wave of stuff I’ll probably add to my backlog. Code Geass R2, Kure-nai, and Macross Frontier get the top my pecking order, so if you haven’t already, give them a try. As we finish some of last season’s anime in a language we can understand, we’ll get […]

Mindless shounen fun Second

Honestly we’ve had this review in the works for a little while, but today we’re finally presenting Shadowmage‘s review of Mindless shounen fun Second… I mean, Shakugan no Shana Second.  Enjoy.

Oh, Nabeshin…

I’m probably one of the few hardcore anime fans who couldn’t get into Excel Saga.  Yes, some gags did make me laugh, and yes, for the time, it was quite original, but something about the gags just didn’t click. Today, Kavik Ryx reviews the successor to Excel Saga, Puni Puni Poemy, which takes its OVA […]

Another interruption of service.

It happened again.  We were, well, I don’t want to say the “h” word, but anyone who saw it will know what happened.  It’s pretty clear that our security isn’t good enough, and we’ll be taking steps to improve it, but seeing as that’s not really our expertise, if anyone wants to offer any helpful […]

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