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Jul 5, 2008
I just finished watching all of Monster Rancher. I will have to treat eps 1-48 as "season 1" and 49-73 as "season 2." This review I will break down into two parts, the scores you see above is overall scores for both seasons.

Season 1
The story was awesome. It was filled with characters that were fleshed out nicely, the overall plot was great with bits of light comedy and dark/tragic moments. The sound and art were pretty decent but nothing too much to shout about. It left me felling pretty good about the whole show.

So for the scores I'd give it: 8, 6, 6, 8, 7, read more
Mar 16, 2008
Slayers Next was good in this installment of the Slayers series, OVAs, and movies. I found myself being wrapped up in the story more as it became reviled. While at first it seems like a light comedy it gets darker and darker towards the end satisfying my needs for fun, excitement, action, and drama.

The art was okay for it being from the 90's era. However, I noticed a lot of noise and possibly dust that got stuck when they were taking the frames for the animation so it's not a clean picture. I can't knock on that too much because it's a totally different read more
Mar 12, 2008
I bought Nuku Nuku Dash on impulse since the dvds were on sale. This was an okay anime but it was not the best.

One can tell that even though this is set in the future that many of it's influences comes from the 90's era of anime. As expected with that era the animation wasn't always the best. Some source material was reused over and over and it got a little old after the first 3 times.

I spent most of the time watching the dubbed version so the sound wasn't too bad. This is likely since the dub is more recent and technology to read more