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25 CommentsFantasy Anime League / By Scamp /

Fantasy Anime League Fall 2014 week 2 – 20 year-old manga adaptations are hits

Two weeks into Fantasy Anime League and it’s time to check in on how you’re doing. Did you get it all right and correctly predicted that MAL would love a fine collection of light novel adaptations, or did you somehow not realise that an adaptation of a 20 year old manga by a slowly dying […]

11 CommentsPsycho Pass / By Scamp /

Psycho Pass season 2 episode 2 – Badassery comes with bad lungs

Akane smokes now. Mai waifu has been ruined. Actually I find this to be a really interesting reveal for her character. She definitely didn’t smoke last season. It fit her more straight-out-of-college naive young adult look. It seems like she’s picked up the habit from Kougami. If anything it wasn’t even made clear whether she […]

20 CommentsParasyte / By Scamp /

Parasyte episode 2 – Dickhand

My demands for a Parasyte adaptation are pretty lenient. There were only two scenes I really wanted in. Firstly the one from the very start where the man’s head splits into 10 different jaws and bites off his wife’s head. The second was dickhand. We sort of got dickhand, in about as uncensored a fashion […]

10 CommentsFirst Impressions / By Scamp /

Shirobako episode 1 – Drag racing

My favourite part of this episode was the 5 minutes of fake-out at the beginning. You thought it was going to be a story about a bunch of high school girls in a club together being aggressively happy about everything, telling the story of an idealised youth. You know, that same story PA Works have […]

13 CommentsFirst Impressions, Psycho Pass / By Scamp /

Psycho Pass season 2 episode 1 – Girl Force

At the end of the first season of Psycho Pass, Akane had gone through a pretty significant shift. She had gone from this nervous rookie to a badass who jumped onto the side of moving trucks. Her more naive view of the world was broken but she kept her ideals and continued to fight for […]

19 CommentsFirst Impressions, Parasyte / By Scamp /

Parasyte episode 1 – I have 7 eyes and 8 jaws, nice to meet you

I’m a huge fan of the manga for Parasyte and was cautiously optimistic coming into this anime. One thing I was a little afraid of was whether it would be full of censorship. Body horror is right at the core of Parasyte and stripping that out would diminish the horror these things are supposed to […]

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Garo episode 1 – Sculpted chibi male butts

This is the season of the naked male arses. Mappa started us off with Bahamut ending with a fine piece of dude backside. Even the Fruits de la Harem VN adaptation, which otherwise had more pantyshots than plot points, showed us a full shot of some guy bottom. Then Garo came in, not only with […]

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World Trigger episode 1 – Don’t watch this anime

I don’t normally pull the “I watch this so you don’t have to” routine because it comes off as big-headed and insincere, like I’m only watching anime to hate it. You should watch anything that looks like it’s interesting to you and take advice from others on what else is good. That said, I’m going […]

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