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Archive for 2013/04

Songs and Billiards

Hello once again, friends! I’m here to bring you wonderful new reviews. First on the docket is Death Billiards, reviewed by AC. It concludes on an open-ended note, but AC found the story nonetheless absorbing and the visuals interesting and creative. It’s yet another solid work to come out of the Young Animator Training Project. […]

Welcome to the Bizarro World

For all you viewers who see anime as predominantly a visual medium, we have two shows that take the that view to heart and make some very experimental products. The first is Inferno Cop created by former Gainax staff members. The second is the latest iteration of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (2012). Though they lack a […]

The Origins of Loving Live

Greetings, friends! Today we bring you two new reviews. First on the docket is a series from the recent winter season. First on the docket is a review of Love Live! School Idol Project from kevo. The series gave him just enough to want more, even if he wishes it would have explored its characters […]


Today Reckoner takes a look at the latest incarnation of the Monogatari franchise, Nekomonogatari Kuro, and likes what he sees. These four episodes dive into the story of Hanekawa Tsubasa and take on a slightly darker, more serious tone than before. On the other side of the spectrum is Takahata Isao’s My Neighbors the Yamadas, […]

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