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Archive for 2011/05


Anime that look good… but aren’t

Want to get a good rating on our site?  Well, as you probably know by now, having good animation isn’t enough, especially if the story sucks.  I didn’t think anyone was more disappointed by Infinite Stratos‘ insipidness than I was, but Elineas turns a flamethrower on an anime that well and truly deserves it.  Also, […]

Sweet Dreams

I have reached my upper limit with J.C. Staff’s iterations of cute girls heading what are effectively shounen action anime, but with a bit of Casshern SINS‘s influence in the mix, Yumekui Merry cracks the usual mold.   The only drawback the show has is that it fails to outright shatter it. Something that redefines the mold altogether […]

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