The Winter 2016 Anime season has hit the ground running setting the tone for what looks to a another promising year! There’s something for everyone this season. Whether you’re into magical high schools, wild fantasy worlds, or epic time travel mysteries!
OK… I might be way too positive/optimistic seeing that it’s only two weeks into the Anime year, and I might be full of it when I say that the year looks promising but hey! I’m only human right!? While there are a couple really promising original and anti-trope shows this season, most of what we have is what is to be expected. Shows built around Fanservice and the same old anime routines…
We can only work with what we got, and we’re all prisoners of the moment here so let’s overreact! Continue reading “Overreactions Week 2 Winter 2016”
Pirates aren’t cool guys
The Anime industry is dying. If you’ve been a fan of the industry for any time at all I am sure you’ve heard that proclamation thrown around a time or two. If you ask me todays anime is great. The quality is better than ever on so many different levels. In my opinion it’s not the Anime or Manga quality that’s the problem. For me it boils down to one thing: The fans of the Anime industry. From the Elitist bullies who push would be fans away right down to the internet pirates seemingly in search of the One Piece on the Anime Line. Continue reading “Why the Anime/Manga Industry Breeds Piracy in America”
Top 6 Anime Shows of 2015
The 2015 anime class was extremely top heavy. In a year littered with magical schools, forced fan service, and any other cliche you can think of we were actually handed a few instant classics chalked full of originality. Here are my Top 6 Anime Shows of 2015, First Out, as well as the Biggest Disappointment Anime of 2015!
Yona of the dawn
(Akatsuki no Yona)
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The world where Akihito Kanbara lives is a dark and isolated one. A world filled with humans, supernatural creatures called Youmu, and the Spirit World Warriors who hunt and kill the Youmu. However, for Akihito the lines drawn between these groups are not so cut and dry. Born from a human mother and a Youmu, Akihito is an immortal Half-Youmu.
The world where Mirai Kuriyama lives is a dark and isolated one. A world filled with humans, supernatural creatures called Youmu, and the Spirit World Warriors who hunt and kill the Youmu. However, for Mirai Kuriyama life can not be so easily described. Born into a cursed Spirit Warrior bloodline Mirai Kuriyama is the last remaining member of her clan. Feared for their power to manipulate their own blood the Kuriyama clan was wiped out by the Society of Spirit World Warriors.
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Perverted Anime Definitions
at least how Americans see em’
In today’s world of forced panty shots and bouncing (cough cough) ahem… you’ll be hard pressed to find an Anime or Manga that doesn’t sneak in something perverted. So here are a few words you might need to get acquainted with. Whether it’s to hate on or to love on you can’t go wrong having these definitions tucked away in the anime section of your vocabulary…
Ecchi: Pretty much anything “naughty”. Often used as a genre type, but it can mean anything from something sexy, perverted or just having a whole lot of fan service.
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Digimon Adventure Tri takes place 3 years after Digimon Adventure 02. The original Digidestined, now in high school, have been going on about their normal lives without their Digimon. As Tai tries to get his friends to come watch his soccer match it’s made evident that the once inseparable group of friends have slowly been drifting apart as they find their own paths in life. Whether it’s Matt playing a concert, Joe studying to be a doctor, or Kari at a friends birthday party everyone has something that’s keeping them from being able to make it to Tai’s game–with the exception of Mimi who says she’ll fly over from America to watch, and Sora who wants to try to make it to both Matt’s concert and Tai’s game. While everyone is following through on their plans mysterious electronic interferences begin occurring. The one common variable to these mass electronic malfunctions is a Kuwagamon flying overhead! Continue reading “A Reunion we’ve all been waiting for”
Some one send Viz a freakin gift basket! At long last they bring us The Johto Journeys DVD release! Not only did they bring us Johto Journeys, but they didn’t nickel and dime us! No sir, we got the complete season!
After Ash returns to Pallet Town as the Orange League Champion he learns Gary is traveling to Johto to compete in the Johto League. Eager to face new trainers, discover new Pokemon, and to become a the Johto League Champion–Ash, Misty, and Brock head west towards johto! Continue reading “The Johto Journeys – DVD Review”