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Archive for 2009/11


An anime about technology

Akira‘s latest review is on Hosada Mamoru‘s follow-up directorial effort to Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo: Summer Wars, a movie with a strong emphasis on technology and the internet.  So, is it as good as his previous hit?  Akira thinks so.  He’s also posted some more in-depth thoughts about the film on the blog, so check […]

Mixing art with action

Today’s reviews look at two action anime with an artistic tinge.  AC was impressed with Canaan, one of the most vibrantly animated TV series I’ve seen recently (although, honestly, other than the animation, I don’t quite share his enthusiasm).  Meanwhile, Fuu liked Cencoroll‘s minimalist artstyle, but was left wanting much more.  Nonetheless, while I haven’t […]

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