I first saw Chobits very soon after I got into anime and something about it really grabbed me. In retrospect I can kind of see why. That was back when I was a horny teenager who deliberately searched out anime with the tags ‘harem’ and ‘ecchi’. Most of them were utterly terrible dribble, but then [...]
The characters in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure did always look like they were on their way to the local YMCA. Thanks to doing my Favourite and Forgotten post series, I’ve filled out this list a little more comprehensively. However when I’m reduced to scanning the list of hentai aired in 2000 and thinking “at least one [...]
Rather sad news this month. The acclaimed director Noburo Ishiguro died, at the ripe old age of 73. There are 3 titles he’s known for that make him one of the most important and influential anime directors ever. There were Macross and Yamato, neither of which I’ve seen so I can’t really make a comment [...]
More reviews of anime you’ve never heard of and will hopefully never watch
For the past 6 months or so, I’ve been delving into the deadly, bloody and titty-filled world that were the OVA’s of the 80′s and early 90′s. But I finally reached my limit. I’ve returned, clawing my way out, with tales filled with macho men and women with really big hair. I wanted to report [...]
Super Hero Legends anime opening is 50 bazillion times better than the current your wuvu~. It would have been a pretty daring yet cool move by Bakuman if they had Super Hero Legends as the opening song for Bakuman itself. Not that daring moves are exactly Bakuman’s forte.
Haruhi Suzumiya is one of, if not the most influential anime of the past decade. It’s partly to blame for the moe boom (although Azumanga Daoih laid the seeds for that a few years before) but certainly the reason that so many Light Novel adaptations are being made nowadays, regardless, and often in spite of [...]