What time is it, everybody? GOLDEN TIME!!!
Actually it isn't, it's time for the latest episode of Jtor AM, but Golden Time is involved, so it's kind of true. This week: the Toonami people try to get us hyped about a new anime... | subscribe
Besides Golden Time, I'm currently watching Hunter x Hunter, Kill la Kill and Little Busters!, but I can say with complete honesty that the former has firmly become the highlight show of each week. Which is kinda saying a lot...
Thanksgiving Day may have come and gone, but the Thanksgiving week is still in effect until this Sunday. Coinciding with Brittany's Monthly Musing topic about fabulous dressers, the week of Thanksgiving has turned into a holiday where we celebrate the accomplishments of the most fabulous people on the planet!
It seems that J-tor's Community Manager had this all planned out when she chose the theme for this month's special blogs. If you don't live in a country where Thanksgiving is celebrated, then you can partake in festivities to commemorate the greatness behind being fabulous! After you're done with recovering from your Thanksgiving food coma, you can restore your energy with my ramblings about the latest episodes of Kyoryuger, Kamen Rider Gaim, and Shougeki Gouraigan.
Let's take a different approach for this week's Galilei Donna recap. Plot-wise, while the girls obtain the fifth moon sketch in an ancient graveyard belonging to the Yaguu clan in Nara, they take a vacation to visit Grandpa. ...
It's that of the year again, when we gather with friends and family around a table laden with all manner of food and feast. Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, bread, cornbread, gravy, and that one dish that your aunt always brings that nobody really likes but you eat it anyway because it's like the only thing she knows how to make. You know what I'm talking about.
So what better way to celebrate the day of stuffing your face than with a comic that is (at best) tangentially related?! Can you think of one? I didn't think so, bub. That's why I write this BS.
Tired of Kyousuke being miserable all the time? Not to worry, because he doesn't even turn up for this episode. Fine by me, but it means we are faced with cleaning up his mess instead, which proves to be a bigger problem than...
Hayao Miyazaki's latest movie, The Wind Rises, is a story about a historic person: the project lead on the Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter plane. It's decidedly unlike the imaginative, family-friendly adventures that Studio Ghibli is best known for. Instead, this is a film for adults, with deliberate pacing and lengthy decisions that reflect the gravity of the subject matter.
The aging animator has called it quits (again) after his movie debuted in France, so this may very well be Miyazaki's last full-feature film. I say aging, not only because Miyazaki's particular style and exacting needs over his animators and his animation process gets harder on him as the years go by, but also because he is a survivor of World War II: a first-person witness to the events that happened behind Japan's battle lines. It is in that way which The Wind Rises documents the legacy of someone whose creations were bore out of his imagination, but with deadly consequences.
Due to his lack of experience with fighting opponents outside of the Akuma and Noah Clan, Allen Walker wasn't GAR enough to go up against Kazuma the Shell Bullet. All it took was one Shocking First Bullet to the face, and the white-haired exorcist went down in a matter of seconds. Kazuma wins! (9 > 0)
There’s something fulfilling about brutally stabbing your opponent with a giant stake after pummeling them with a barrage of heavy missiles and bullets. That being said, of course it's time to feature a brawl between two machines that love to impale their foes in the most brutal way possible.
Hello, and welcome to your Sunday afternoon! For those of our dear readers in parts of the world where it's already Monday, good morning to you lot as well! This is the Annotated Anime Roundup, your weekly rodeo of rolicking recaps!
Today we've got everything you need from our short-form anime coverage this Fall: Yowapeda, Diabolik Lovers, White Album 2, Infinite Stratos 2, and Arpeggio of Blue Steel!
If you're looking for the likes of Kill la Kill, Coppelion, Galilei Donna, Beyond the Boundary, Valvrave the Liberator, Samurai Flamenco, Golden Time, and Little Busters!, they're getting their own solo recaps. Get the latest links and more at our Annotated Anime tag!
Ibara and company are tasked with getting a pregnant woman to the hospital as she still struggles with labor. Yes, unfortunately Baybeez are another plot point, yawning forever. I'm sorry. I just don't care about kids in m...
Hazuki, Kazuki, Hozuki, and Anna find themselves again cornered by Aldi Moon's faithful hunting dog, Roberto. This time they were blasted out from under the sea while en route to the next moon sketch. It's about time for Gali...
I knew I was going to have to watch Attack on Titan eventually. I passed over it when it first started airing in the spring because I have a pretty low tolerance for violence and gore, and it was obvious from the early reports that the show was going to be pretty darn brutal. Once the show started generating some positive buzz, I had no trouble believing that it was probably a quality anime-- just one that wasn't for me.
A nightmarish future where humanity barely survives, with body horror up the wazoo and people being eaten alive while they scream? No thanks, that's not for me; I like my anime a little friendlier. I love Polar Bear Cafe, for crying out freakin' loud.
However, at some point the show went from just being popular to being the show of 2013, and it started to feel almost irresponsible to consider myself an anime fan and/or critic without seeing it. I decided to woman up: I gathered moral support (husband and brother), rations (cookies) and emotionally steeled myself for a difficult watch. Last night, I saw episodes 1-9 of Attack on Titan, and it was...interesting, to say the least.