Monthly Archives: January 2016

[Editorial]: On Reviewing – A Primer

  [Warning – Wall Of Text Incoming] I’ve been doing some thinking lately about what writing reviews is all about, so today I want to talk about what goes into my own writing as well as what I think makes … Continue reading

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[Anime Music Spotlight]: Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun – Q&A Recital!

Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun was pretty good…for its first few episodes, and then it stagnated. But I like its OP!

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[Visual Novel Review]: Chou Dengeki Stryker

Developer – Overdrive Translator – Mangagamer Length – 30-50 Hours [Note: For those of you who just want an opinion about the new content in Chou Dengeki Stryker, skip to the end of the review.] Dengeki Stryker was one of … Continue reading

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[Anime Music Spotlight]: DanMachi – Right Light Rise

I recently finished DanMachi and was pleasantly surprised by its fantastic action scenes and novel setting, so hopefully i’ll have a review up for it in the near future. In the mean time, I really enjoyed Right Light Rise, the … Continue reading

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[Video Game Review]: Tales of Xillia 2

Developers – Bandai Namco Studios Publisher – Bandai Namco Games Platforms – PS3 [This review assumes you have either played Tales of Xillia, or have read my previous review of the game.] When I recently reviewed Tales of Xillia I was … Continue reading

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[Anime Music Spotlight]: Gintama – Yuki no Tsubasa

Gintama ended up stalling for me at around episode 60 (whenever that first movie slots in). It had some funny moments but never gripped me, and I’m not really willing to keep with it till it “gets good”. Yuki no … Continue reading

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[Anime Review]: Golden Time

Director: Chiaki Kon Writer (Of Original Light Novel): Yuyuko Takemiya Animation Studios: J.C. Staff Version Watched: Subbed After about five years of anime-watching, I can confidently say that shows exhibiting excellence in writing don’t actually come around all that often. … Continue reading

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[Anime Music Spotlight]: Zero no Tsukaima – First Kiss

I’m still not entirely sure how I managed to watch all of Zero no Tsukaima, but I did and it was average. Still, I managed to nab a few songs from it and First Kiss comes from the show’s first … Continue reading

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[Editorial]: My Gaming Nostalgia (Man Crates Edition)

So on New Year’s Eve I received an email from a representative of Man Crates, a company that ships out honest-to-goodness wooden crates (or ammo boxes!) of fantastic goodies masculine entertainment goods that you actually have to pry open once … Continue reading

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