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Blue Robot Ride

Hey, everyone! We’ve got a couple of new reviews available for you all to peruse. First up from Kaikyaku is Ao Haru Ride, a high school romance series with potential that ultimately does not do enough to set itself apart from the pack. Next up from CNile is a relatively older series, Android Kikaider. It […]

Art for Art’s Sake

Hello again, readers. We’re here with two reviews, one of a recent show and other of a … classic. Yes, let’s go with that. First up is Kaikyaku with Barakamon, a delightful series that is full of charm and humor. The fact that it features anime children that won’t drive you up the wall is […]

Once Again, Giant Robots Make the Impossible Possible

Hello, friends! We’re here with two new reviews for you, both from Shadowmage. First up is The Irregular at Magic High School, which seems to have plenty of ideas but doesn’t explore any of them in an interesting way. It does, however, feature a hilariously overpowered main character. Maybe that’s a plus for you! Next […]

Vampire Gundam

Hey, everyone! We’re back with two new reviews for you. First up is CNile‘s look at Hellsing Ultimate, a pulpy OVA that succeeds because of its larger-than-life characters, atmosphere and beautiful animation. Well worth watching for people who love ridiculous action shows. Meanwhile, Shadowmage is here with a review of Gundam Build Fighters with the […]

Gundam Inverted

Hello, friends! We’ve got new reviews all ready for you! First up is Shadowmage‘s look at the latest Gundam project, Mobile Suit Gundam UC. He says it’s the most fully realized Gundam series ever created, with lush visuals and wonderful music to go along with a clever story. A must see for mecha fans. Next […]

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