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Jun 10, 2014
This short introduction 3 part OVA is essentially the survival kit for the world of Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei.

The world of the magic high school is quite a blur for those who just jumps into the anime without background knowledge from reading either the Light Novel (LN) or read the manga previously. Those who did will know of the explanation of the world structure & magitek are mighty complex, which will make or break those who want to watch the series anime.

It's nice to now the company behind Mahouka do this extra little introduction (via moeified characters) doing some basic explanation vs. just leaving read more
Jan 27, 2013
Imagine my surprise when I saw an article on a short ONA made by Productions IG when I was browsing through a car blog.

Seeing that a German company which used to only specialize in executive/expensive automobiles that used to only target customers in their 40s with a hefty salary, this commercial comes off to me as quite revolutionary as a car enthusiast/business student and awesome as an anime fan.

This was not the first time I've seen that anime has been used as a medium as advertising. This however was the first for a non-Japanese firm, and in terms of quality, the small details in a read more
Sep 23, 2012
This is probably the best series of 2011, period. It has been a while since the release of another great series that would be forever remembered as a classic.

Steins;Gate is a sci-fi genre anime which focuses on a group of college students living in Akihabara which stumbles onto a accidental discovery of a time machine. The plot then follows the 'Future Gadgets Laboratory' and how such discovery can be used to change the course of history, along with the venerable dangers that can occur from such actions.

Story: 10/10
The story is extremely well written for an anime adapted from a VN. There are also quite a read more
Sep 23, 2012
This series is probably one of the most highly anticipated series of 2012, and for a good reason. Originally written as a Light Novel which has won many acclaims, it is definite a series worth a look.

Sword Art Online is a MMORPG/Adventure series about a futuristic virtual reality MMO turned into a death game by the game's mysterious creator. The series focuses on the main characters/players Kirito and Asuna as they fight through and experience the new virtual world with the rest of the trapped players in the game.

Story: 8/10
Oddly enough, this move of moving into the LN's side stories first (SS) may or may read more