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Archive for 2010/03

The Evolution of Character Archetypes

That’s the sort of analysis that one can perform on both of the anime reviewed anyhow.  For example, Sorrow-kun points out how one can look at Princess Arete to see the frustrating situation the titular protagonist must overcome and where she stands amongst some other anime “princesses.” As for the recently-finished Sora no Woto, Akira […]

Art v Science

Today, kadian1364 starts us off with a review of GA: Geijutsuka Art Design Class.  I haven’t seen it, but seeing as I’m a fan of similar series like Sketchbook and Hidamari Sketch, it sounds like the sort of thing I’d enjoy.  My entry is a review of the recently finished Toaru Kagaku no Railgun.  I […]

A non-Umineko Beatrice

Mamoru-kun ni Megami no Shukufuku wo! is a show so bad that even its synopsis betrays it on how bad it is.  Read through Sorrow-kun‘s rare and hopefully cathartic rage against the anime. For something you may actually want to check out, Ascaloth provides his perspective on the live action Nodame Cantabile: The Final Score […]

Madhouse winners

Madhouse is a studio that seems to be able to consistently produce excellent anime.  Today we have reviews of two particular Madhouse gems.  Kavik Ryx has written a review for Gungrave, one of my personal favourite series, which is something that’s been long overdue on this site.  Meanwhile zzeroparticle was impressed by one of their […]

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