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Apr 16, 2009
I didn't exactly read this that recently (a week or two ago I think), but I really liked the anime of this manga, so I decided to give it a shot (forgive me for being too fond of such genres of anime/manga, but eh, it's what I like so just accept me as I am) :P. Well that and I seem to have picked up a weird transition from being an absolute anime fan ONLY to being a Manga otaku and JPOP aficionado (somewhat)...

In a nutshell, it's a story about finding one's purpose in life is, I guess. The central character, Tohru Honda, is the read more
Apr 16, 2009
Well, actually I finished this before I began reading Pretear, and also saw the anime way way before, probably around high school (2001?).

Inuyasha is a story about Kagome Higurashi a seemingly normal junior high school girl and a inu(dog) hanyou (half demon) named Inuyasha and their quest to retrieve shards of a jewel called the Shikon no Tama (Jewel of the Four Souls), which then turns into an adventure that includes a youkai kitsune (demon fox) child named Shippou, a monk with a cursed hand (can be taken to mean at least two things here :P), named Miroku, and a taijiya (demon slayer) girl named read more
Apr 16, 2009
I've finished reading the manga (although I'm quite sure I haven't finished the anime (but yes, I know the anime ending, and the gist of the OVAs...well the 2nd in particular). Though I would just looove to read Tasuki's backstory (written by someone else than Watase-sensei though)...

Well, what do I say? I sometimes wished that I could be like Miaka and get sucked into some fantastical "other universe" just to escape reality..but then, who hasn't, even just once? Especially if you get to meet quite a few good-looking young men along the way, and end up having not only 2 of them falling in love read more
Apr 16, 2009
Well, I saw this around February, and got interested because I kept seeing the OP (Precious Memories) in the aniMYX segment. What's cool about that fact is the video for the OP gave it a really interesting summary of sorts, for the anime, that is.

Well, this anime is based on a visual novel (game) so that already gives you hints of it being injected with quite a bit of drama (and if you're like me, and have seen the video I was talking about, well it gets rather dramatic and heavy quite early on).

The story is basically set in three timelines. The first is when read more
Apr 16, 2009
I've been told of this series (well, actually the manga...) by my bestfriend Krys since forever...I suppose :P It's only recently that I got around to actually be able to watch it, since it really piqued my interest. It sort of reminded me of Ouran HSHC... and of course since it did, I immediately fell in LOVE with it.

Well, Special A (or SA) is about this rivalry between a girl and a boy (Hikari and Kei), wherein the guy always seems to beat the girl in all contests the girl challenges the guy with. Ah! But here's the catch: the guy likes the girl while read more
Apr 16, 2009
I had played the game, Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness on my PSP some time ago, and I liked the story. So wondering if there were other related media for this (as usually is the case for good JRPGs, and in some instances, popular fighting games as well), I sought and luckily, I found!

It's really more on the funny side, and not much serious, which is actually a good thing, since this is what makes the series work for me. I dislike series that try to make a story based mainly on comedic elements incorporate or even twist itself into something deeper, which of course wasn't read more
Apr 16, 2009
It's a short series, since it only ran within one year, with 4 volumes in total. It's actually titled Prétear - The New Legend of Snow White, which I only learned when I was browsing it through (answers.com)

I was able to see the anime version of it first, and thought that it was the typical magical girl show, with the costume changes and magical powers and being surrounded by a harem of good-looking young guys.

The anime and manga version of it differ somewhat, both in characters and plot, though unlike some of the manga-anime I've recently read/watched, I actually like the anime better than the read more
Apr 16, 2009
I have seen this in its anime form since 1998 (around the time of Fushigi Yuugi(which, incidentally I only have recently been able to read through to the "end" as well) and have only now just read through it...but then it finished (serialization that is, 1999) some time ago...anyway...

Okay, well if you liked the anime (which was full of non-canon/non-manga based episodes near the end), then I think you will still love the manga. Besides, the most interesting part of the story happens in the Jinchuu arc (which I had been hearing/reading about in various fanfics, but only now understand fully).

Hnn, well what hooked me read more
Apr 16, 2009
I forgot exactly when I finished this...but here goes.

Hmmm, well I am such a fan of Joker now, and am so pissed at the anime for not showing more of him...damn you animators! *shakes fist threateningly* (but eh, let's face it, what anime has translated everything from the manga it was based on into the screen with 100% fidelity?) it's all the differences in manga and anime's medium...staff (often, the author of the manga has little to none to say about the anime...)

But enough about me comparing apples with oranges(even if the oranges are genetically modified to resemble the apples :P) haha!

Well, what I first read more
Apr 16, 2009
Well, I was only expecting to watch Special A at the time, but found this instead. Since it was the weekend then, I was able to watch 4..or 5 episodes of this, from around episode 4 I believe. Initially, I expected something like Detective Conan, but of course that was wrong. MaLoki is a show that focuses on Norse mythos, the main character obviously being one of the deities.

The show is good for laughs, I'll admit, but if you're looking for detective work here, the manga does a better job, though of course the manga's focus isn't on that so it's still a far read more