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May 13, 2008
Many anime and manga follow old formulae and often wonder a predictable path, but Battle Angel refuses to fall fowl of cliches and does its best to plough its own furrow. The Last Order series of novels typifies this trend by taking the reader not just out of this world, but into the very essence of existence itself. It even turns the playing field into a character in its own right while still giving the audience a semblance of normality in the form of a useful supporting cast and overwhelming monsters to fight in a straight forward struggle of good versus evil.

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Mar 18, 2008
Warning! Emo's Beware. This is one of the darkest, most depressing anime I have ever seen, but I ain't complaining. Having just watched this anime from start to finish I have to say that this has to be one of the most heart felt and emotional stories available on DVD, not just anime. But this also presents a possible downfall. While the story is involving and easy to follow, it does get very dark and heavy near the end, which will put off those hoping for an easy viewing, 100mph action revenge thriller. Aside from this all is on a par with all great anime. read more