Review: GJ-Club: Watch as a Man's Life Peaks in Highschool @ 2014-04-24 17:34:36

It's incredibly easy to describe GJ-bu with one word and encapsulate the whole of its being: Endearing. There is no plot to be found, there's scarcely even a setup, but what you get in lieu of that makes up for it in spades. Our hapless protagonis...

Review: Curiousity is the Mother of all Good Anime @ 2013-02-20 17:45:05

It's no big secret that Kyoto Animation is rolling in money. They've released non-stop hits for half a decade and it's paying off in spades, since each series begets another more popular one and it just keeps snowballing. Haruhi became Lucky Star bec...

Review: Mediocrity with a Twist of Sadism @ 2013-02-17 20:33:29

You would watch episode one of Kokoro Connect and come away with the impression that it's a show about body swapping highschoolers. You wouldn't necessarily be wrong, not immediately, but more accurately one could say: Kokoro Connect is a show about ...

Review: The other magical girl show this season @ 2011-02-12 23:21:23

The harem comedy is a thing of tradition. Every season needs one, and all of them without question wind up more or less being the same thing. There will be an onsen episode and/or a beach episode. The protagonist will be semi-secretly lecherous and o...

Review: Exploring bold new frontier in making magical girl shows uncomfortable to watch @ 2011-02-10 17:24:09

By now we're all familiar with SHAFT and the things they do. They're not renowned for stellar production values. Nor are they known for the faithfulness of their adaptations. Indeed, even their original stories leave much to be desired. What SHAFT do...

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