Anime Archives: Rio Rainbow Gate

41 CommentsYear in Review / By Scamp /

Top 10 Anime of 2011

2011 was a fairly good year for anime, especially compared to 2010. There was actually strength in depth, rather than a few stand outs hiding a mountain of crap. Instead of doing some stupid award ceremony, giving awards to anime like Guilty Crown just because they had really good animation, I’m simply going to list […]

22 CommentsTwelve Days / By Scamp /

12 Days of Anime #9: Rio Jumps the Shark

2011 was the year of terribad for me. I made a new years resolution to watch more dreadful anime, and I have stuck to that task quite proficiently if I may say so myself. But my interest in the dreadful may have never flourished if not for two reasons. The first is due to my […]

33 CommentsMonthly Roundups / By Scamp /

March Roundup

On March 11th, Japan was hit by a 9.0 earthquake. The actual earthquake itself caused rather minimal damage due to the crazy abilities of the builders there, but the resulting tsunami devastated the north east coast. It was a bit surreal watching the news updates, with headlines like ‘Entire Town of 10,000 Goes Missing’ and […]

20 CommentsHopefully Humorous / By Scamp /

Rio Rainbow Gate episode 2

I can’t get enough of this show. It’s horrendous. It’s brilliant. It’s dreadful. It’s fantastic. It’s horrible. It’s glorious. It’s so bad it’s good.

23 CommentsFirst Impressions, Hopefully Humorous / By Scamp /

Rio Rainbow Gate episode 1

Rio gloriously leaps straight off the end of the terrible and straight into ‘so bad it’s good’ land. This was so bad I did the classic act of spitting out my drink at the stupidity of the scenes. This was so fantastically bad I’m going to have to break it down further to perfectly illustrate […]

35 CommentsUpcoming Seasons / By Scamp /

Winter 2011 Anime Season Preview

The first time I ever read an anime blog, it was a season preview. That’s part of the reason why I consider season previews to be the most vital posts of the year. The most important thing anime blogs do for the community. They are the ones who do the research and provide it all […]

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