Tag Archives: Anime

Steel Yourself for the Live-Action Fullmetal Alchemist

As you might expect, I approached Netflix’s live-action version of Fullmetal Alchemist with some trepidation. Sure, it’s far from my favorite anime, but a guy can worry. After all, there’s not exactly a stellar track record for live-action versions of … Continue reading

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Netflix’s “Death Note”: A Trailer Analysis

Well. It has come to this. Netflix is finally producing a live-action USA-based adaptation of Death Note, the hit manga/anime where a teenager with a god complex gets a notebook that he can use to magically murder people. It’s better … Continue reading

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Quick Anime Review: Mob Psycho 100

It’s been a while, folks! And I’m a good deal late on this review (blame the part-time work I’ve picked up in the meantime–a small blessing, but it does interfere with my blogging), but I’m determined to get it through … Continue reading

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Spring 2016 Anime: What I Watched

I watched a few anime during the Spring 2016 cour, and while I could do full reviews, I think it makes more sense to gather them all up in one place. I’d like to focus on four shows that I … Continue reading

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Mid-Cour Anime Overview: Ace Attorney

So, Ace Attorney is a show that comes with a pretty predominant following already, because it’s an adaptation of a pretty unique series of games that came from Capcom. Not only were they popular games in Japan, but they’ve found … Continue reading

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Quick Anime Review: ERASED (Boku dake ga Inai Machi)

I started ERASED (or, as it was originally in the Japanese, “Boku dake ga Inai Machi”, “The Town Where Only I Am Missing”) because Matt had seen it advertised through Crunchyroll. Being that I’m the resident Anime of the Catholic … Continue reading

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Quick Anime Review: Charlotte

I can’t believe it’s not Code Geass! So, I guess I can’t get away from those shows with a slice-of-life component! But, spoiler alert, I wound up liking this one a lot better than Plastic Memories. I’ll get into why a … Continue reading

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