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Archive for 2008/05

More Live Action (and anime)

Don’t listen to Shadowmage, Live Action certainly won’t be going the way of Games any time soon. Not while we’re posting reviews like this one on Sweet Rain: Shinigami no Seido. But that shouldn’t stop you from looking at it (this time it’s a positive review). We also have a review of Buso Renkin. Enjoy. […]

Live Action and Anime

Today, we have our usual serving of anime with They Are My Noble Masters, and the relatively rare dish of Nana 2.  Take a look at both, specifically the latter, so that the Live Action section doesn’t go the way of our Games section.

Travelling anime

Here’s a couple more reviews of two very different anime, the only thing in common between them is that they involve long journeys.  First is the sci-fi epic, Heroic Age, while the other is Spice and Wolf.  Shadowmage might be a bit apprehensive towards the latter, but personally, I’d highly recommend it.

Things to skip.

It’s nice to know that I’ve only lost 30 minutes of my life when I dropped Koharu Biyori.  AC gives us a quick run-down on that show, and Kavik Ryx reviews the even more disgusting M.D. Geist.  Avoid these like the plague unless you have an abusive relationship with these genres… Though, from what little […]


Seems like every man and his dog is remaking something these days.  I could be a little more cynical and say otherwise, but sometimes that’s not always a bad thing.  Shadowmage agrees when it comes to the first Rebuild of Evangelion movie, Evangelion 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone.  I also review the disappointing Shigofumi ~Stories […]

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