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Jul 7, 2013
A show where the name itself, ChäoS;HEAd, is meant to be taken literally. Your head will be filled with chaos as you attempt to understand what is going on.

The beauty of ChäoS;HEAd is that the show itself is a mystery. The rushed pacing of the show in combination with the intentional mysterious plot made it difficult to keep a handle on what was going on. I cannot count the number of times I said, out loud, "What the hell is going on?" I feel like the writers were trying to make this something unique that stood out as a gem among the crowd. They did read more
Jun 24, 2013
Uu~! Nyaa~! Uu~! Nyaa~! Uu~! Nyaa~! (dun-dun-da-dunn) Let's Nyaa~!

Er-herm....First off I just want emphasize that the nature of the show makes reviewing it difficult. Enjoyment of it is highly subjective to the viewer so please take that into account.

Haiyore! Nyaruko-san is a comedic parody on a rampage. It's essentially the epitome of mindless entertainment with consistent gags, references, and over-used humor. It has a very clear audience: people with significant history and interest in anime. Outside of this group, the quality of show will likely be lost. With humor also being a subjective quality, appreciation (or lack thereof) of Haiyore varies from person to read more
Jun 22, 2013
"And this is how our fucked up teenage life begins."

Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU; I'll just refer to it as RomCom) hit home for me on multiple occasions. I was never the most outgoing of people, generally keeping to myself while being somewhat bitter that others were having a social life without compare. The series' main character, Hachiman Hikigaya ("Hikki") is someone who goes beyond a normal social outlier. A self-proclaimed "bear" (in that he prefers the solo life and avoid being social) he is confronted about his behavior in his second year of high school. At read more
Jun 20, 2013
Watching Sword Art Online (SAO) is kind of like watching a baby bird learning how to fly. At first is stumbles a bit, but then gets the hang of it and takes off. However, once it's in the air, one of two things can happen: it's able to keep its strength and fly safely, or comes crashing down as its unable to hold its own. SAO, in my opinion, is like the latter of these two situations. After getting going a few episodes in, it got really good, then halfway through everything changed and it fell apart. From what I'm gathering, there appears to be read more