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57 CommentsYear in Review / By Scamp /

2013 Anime of the Year Awards and Top 10

Welcome to The Cart Driver’s 2013 anime of the year awards and top 10. The rules are pretty simple. This is a cobbled together list of our favourite anime plus a bunch of arbitrary awards for whatever categories we could come up with. There’s not attempt to be objective (except for the Best Butts category […]

16 CommentsGargantia on the Verdurous Planet / By Scamp /

Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet episode 13 (finale) – The robot is always the best character

This is going to sound a little harsh, but my main problems with Gargantia are eerily similar to the problems I had with Fractale. It built up a really interesting world that looked like, from the earlier episodes, it was going to build up on some key themes. However as the story progressed, it became […]

65 CommentsFirst Impressions, Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet / By Scamp /

Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet episode 1 – Space snails

When the robot’s AI said how much combat hours our main character had clocked in, I paused the video, pulled up the calculator and did some quick maths. That kid has been fighting for 16.5 straight years. Now I’m not sure as of yet how much of that includes his time sleeping in the mech, […]

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