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Archive for 2008/11


Of arthouse films and genre-breakers

What makes The Nihon Review the comprehensive review site of all things Japanese? It is the fact that our reviewers aren’t always solely focused on the mainstream stuff; it may come every once in a while, but you can always be sure that we will bring you reviews of works that fall outside the spotlight […]

Fantastic anime

Kavik Ryx reviews two older anime that he holds in very high regard.  The first, another entry from the Legend of the Galactic Heroes franchise, is Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Overture to a New War, while the second is the original Area 88 OVA series from 1985.  Enjoy.

The Legend Continues

Kavik Ryx continues to give his input on the Legend of the Galactic Heroes franchise by reviewing its OVA Golden Wings. Sorrow-kun gives his take on another show that ended with last season, Wagaya no Oinari-sama. As always, enjoy!

“Epic” movies

No, not that awful attempted parody.  November’s typically a slow month here, but these next few weeks will see quite a few new reviews.  Here’s the start of that, with two reviews of films from franchises that have been referred to at one time or another as “epic”.  Kavik Ryx suspects that Legend of the […]

More VOTOMS and a comedy.

Today Kavik Ryx brings us a review of Armored Troopers VOTOMS: Pailsen Files, and AC reviews Cromartie High School. As always, enjoy!

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