Category Archives: Anime Reviews

[Anime Review]: Suisei no Gargantia (Including OVAs)

  Director: Kazuya Murata Writer: Gen Urobuchi Animation Studios: Production I.G Version Watched: Subbed I was planning on discussing my love-hate relationship with Gen Urobuchi here, complete with a dig that “it turns out he can write decent stuff sometimes”, … Continue reading

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[Anime Review]: Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda (Anthem of the Heart)

Director: Tatsuyuki Nagai Writer: Mari Okada Animation Studios: A-1 Pictures Version Watched: Subbed From the people who brought us AnoHana (which, as I’m sure you’ll all know, is one of my favorite series of all time) comes Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda, … Continue reading

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[Anime Review:] Sakamichi no Apollon (Kids on the Slope)

Director: Shinichiro Watanabe Writer (of original manga): Yuki Kodama Animation Studio: MAPPA & Tezuka Productions Version Watched: Subbed A little while ago I came across an article listing the top 20 most genuine romance anime according to a poll from … Continue reading

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[Anime Review]: Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (Your Lie in April)

Director: Kyouhei Ishiguro Writer of Original Manga: Naoshi Arakawa Animation Studios: A-1 Pictures Version Watched: Subbed Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso is an enigma. Its episodes flew by as I watched them, making me regularly question whether I had, in … Continue reading

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[Anime Review]: Witchblade

Director: Yoshimitsu Ohashi Writer: Yosuko Kobayashi Animation Studios: Gonzo Version Watched: Subbed A little while ago a friend of mine suggested I watch Witchblade, an anime inspired by an American comic of the same name. They weren’t prepared to guarantee … Continue reading

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[Anime Review]: Gankutsuou

Director: Mahiro Maeda Writer: Shuichi Kouyama Animation Studio: Gonzo Version Watched: Subbed It’s been a fair while since I first watched The Count of Monte Cristo and despite the viewing having been forced by a high school class I found … Continue reading

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[Anime Review]: Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru (OreGairu)

A.K.A: My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Directors: Ai Yoshimura (S1), Kei Oikawa (S2) Writer of Original Light Novel: Wataru Watari Animation Studios: Brain’s Base (S1), feel. (S2) Version Watched: Subbed It actually took me two attempts to get through Oregairu, … Continue reading

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