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Apr 3, 2018
High school student Sora Kashiwagi is apprehensive due to previous bad experiences with his father's "gifts" when he receives a mysterious oversized package by his self-proclaimed "adventurer" father. With his imagination going wild, the last thing Sora expects is for it to be opened from the inside... by a little mummy so small it can fit in the palm of his hand!

My Thoughts:
Also called How To Keep a Mummy, this anime is funny, lighthearted and endearing. Mii-kun is such a lovable little mummy. I love the way the 'oni" can communicate without having to actually speak with words. Gestures and sound like ...
Nov 25, 2017
Fruits Basket (Anime) add
After her mother's death, Tohru Honda finds herself living with the Sohma family consisting of three cousins: Yuki, the 'prince charming' of their high school, Kyo the hot headed, short tempered outcast, and Shigure the mischievous novelist, with some mild perverted moments.

Tohru finds out the Sohma family secret that when a member is hugged by the opposite gender or they are tired out, they turn into the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac. Although the Sohmas' curse is deeper and darker than Tohru realized, her presence and her acceptance of them soon becomes a large, positive influence on those possessed by the zodiac.

Filled ...
Nov 21, 2017
Samurai Gun (Anime) add
In the time of the Shogunate, fierce warriors roam the countryside, raping and murdering innocent people. The only hope for peace lies with one man and a group of samurai who want nothing more than to bring down the bad guys.

My thoughts:
I enjoyed this anime. It's about fighters known only as Samurai Gun. They go up against the Shogun who do anything they can to instil fear and to dominate the people. I like that it wasn't only men, but also women that were Samurai. The story is good and in a ways shows a bit of transition of weapons; from sword to guns.
Nov 21, 2017
Innocent Venus is a mecha type anime about the military trying to incorporate the nervous system of certain humans into machines called Gladiators. Out to stop them is the resistance and they will do everything they can to protect the one called Venus from falling into the military's hands.

My thouhgts:
I truly enjoyed watching this anime. The animation is very good and fluid. The characters of Jin and Jo are great. Jin is the calm quiet type, he'll reason with you, while Jo is the strong and quiet type and will just plain scare you. Gora could be said to be the comic relief ...
Nov 21, 2017
Tokkou (Anime) add
Tokko is the story of Ranmaru who joins a group that call them selves Tokko and do their best to destroy the 108 demons that have been coming from another dimension for the last 5 years. They gather the missing pieces of the box that opened the dimension so they can close it and save the human race.

My thought:
This anime was interesting. The storyline does follow from episode to episode, always geared toward killing the head monster. Ranmaru at first wants revenge for his parents death that a monster killed, which leads him to meeting Sakura and the other members of Tokko. I ...
Nov 21, 2017
Kiddy Grade (Anime) add
Kiddy Grade is the story about Lumiere and Eclair, ES members of the Galactic Organisation of Trade and Tariffs or otherwise known as GOTT. They along with 12 others that possess amazing superpowers are a type of police squad that bring down criminals.

My thoughts:
I truly enjoyed watching Kiddy Grade. The story is engaging. At each episode we learn something new that brings us closer to knowing what GOTT is and who the ES members are. This an anime I will certainly watch again and I look forward to seeing the movies and the second season.

Note: I've been looking for the movies and sadly ...
Nov 21, 2017
Vandread (Anime) add
Note: This review is for Vandread and Vandread Second Stage.

Life sucks for Hibiki Tokai. Raised on a planet filled with just men, he is taught that women are the enemy. Working to build war mecha, Hibiki dreams of something more and will do anything to find a way to prove his existence. To prove to his comrades that he isn't the loser and screw-up they think he tries to steal one of the mecha and then suddenly finds himself in the middle of a battle that brings him face to face with the enemy.

My thoughts:
Vandread and Vandread Second Stage is good. I do like ...
Nov 21, 2017
Noir (Anime) add
Mixed Feelings
The series follows the story of two young female assassins, the Corsican Mireille Bouquet and the Japanese amnesiac Yuumura Kirika, who embark together on a personal journey to seek answers about mysteries concerning their past. At first, they seem to be only vaguely related to each other, but there are clues and hints given throughout the series that there is more going on behind the scenes than at first glance.

My thoughts:
Although some may enjoy this anime I personally found it to be the most boring anime I've ever seen. I guess it's a little too dark for me. There's no comic relief to cut through ...
Nov 21, 2017
Fafner is the story of a paradise island called Tatsumiya and its people who have managed to stay hidden from the alien attackers called Festum. With the help of the island's teenagers who are able to pilot the Fafners, the military send them out to fight the Festum.

My thoughts:
I truly enjoyed watching Fafner. The animation is superb, the music is engaging (doesn't put you to sleep) and the storyline is very good. I like mecha type anime and this one had it all. Hints of romance, action, friendships, sorrow, acceptance...So many emotions in this anime and well worth watching. I certainly recommend ...
Nov 21, 2017
Ten years after the Holy War in Hong Kong, Jirou Mochizuki with his young brother Kotarou, return to Japan to live in the “Special Zone”. Trouble soon follows in the form of the Kowloon Children, an immoral clan of vampires that want to take over the entire vampiric race. Jirou, aka the Silver Blade, Katarou and their new friend, Mimiko Katsuragi a compromiser for the Order Coffin Company, the humans in control of the “Special Zone” have no choice but to put an end to the Kowloon threat.

My Thoughts:
This is one anime I truly enjoyed watching. Jirou’s character acts tough but you see the ...

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