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8:00 AM on 06.12.2014

Junjou Romantica getting a DVD Litebox re-release

Shungiku Nakamura's Junjou Romantica remains a relevant title for overseas fans these days, it seems, because Nozomi Entertainment announced they'll be re-releasing the entire first season this September in one 3-disc package...

Kristina Pino



Annotated Anime: Mekakucity Actors episode 9 photo
Annotated Anime: Mekakucity Actors episode 9
by Dae Lee

Family mysteries is a big theme in this episode that delivers the story in the form of a flashback. If you've followed the show up to now and pieced together chunks of the narrative that have been tossed to us off the back of a recklessly driving truck, you know what to expect.

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Annotated Anime: Is the Order a Rabbit? episode 9 photo
Annotated Anime: Is the Order a Rabbit? episode 9
by Dae Lee

Do you like your coffee black and unsweetened? Too bad! You're gonna take your sugar, cream, and rabbits -- no debate! One of the best-drawn shows of the season continues its sparse story threads while delivering some of the cutest and best slice-of-life comedies this season.

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8:00 AM on 06.10.2014

The Scouting Legion takes on the Bearded Titan

So what if they want to devour us whole for reasons unknown? The least we can do is make them look good while doing it, right? Apparently, that's Schick's logic for trying to hawk safety razors for the sake of mankind's grea...

Josh Tolentino



Annotated Anime: Selector Infected WIXOSS 10 photo
Annotated Anime: Selector Infected WIXOSS 10
by Dae Lee

Well, it seems like I jumped the gun assuming that Hitoe was caught up on the details. She has a freak-out fainting spell which ends the match Ruko and Hitoe were involved in (If unconsciousness could effectively end any match, I wonder what other dark implications that brings). Ruko calls for a ambulance immediately and has Hitoe taken to the hospital.

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Annotated Anime: M3 The Dark Metal 7 photo
Annotated Anime: M3 The Dark Metal 7
by Dae Lee

As the show continues on, some characters start to become more interesting while others are beginning to overstay their welcome. The slow pace of the show isn't a negative, but I'm starting to see repeating patterns that could become problematic if they aren't addressed soon.

 

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Annotated Anime: One Week Friends episode 9 photo
Annotated Anime: One Week Friends episode 9
by Dae Lee

As One Week Friends starts picking up the pace towards the finish line, we finally come head-to-head with our final obstacle -- and it's a big one. But don't get too down, because there's still plenty of good feelings and progress to be experienced here.

 

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4:00 PM on 06.05.2014

A Look at the next season of SPACE D-A-N-D-Y

Our erratic alien hunter and his bemused crew are due for another season, and soon! More throwbacks, homages, and alternate universes are just waiting to be discovered.  Here we get a full-fledged trailer that puts all ...

Dae Lee

2:30 PM on 06.05.2014

Watch that new Sailor Moon Crystal trailer right here

It was eargasm for me when I heard the original Sailor Moon voice actress, Kotono Mitsuishi, reprise her signature line when she visited a US con a few years ago. Now you can enjoy the same mix of feelings between excitement...

Jeff Chuang



Annotated Anime: Mahouka episodes 6-7 photo
Annotated Anime: Mahouka episodes 6-7
by Josh Tolentino

Well! It's been quite a while since our last Mahouka recap, but rather than have it be a reflection of my feelings on the show, let's just call it continuing proof of our imperfection in the face of Tatsuya Shiba's flawlessness.

While we plebeians continued to scrabble in the muck of day jobs, staffing upheavals and devastating losses of internet connectivity, The Life and Times of the Perfect Man continued trucking along, leaving us (that is to say, yours truly), scrambling to catch up where we could.

But alas, we are not Tatsuya Shiba. We can only aspire to be like him, and recap his exploits.

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Annotated Anime: Mekakucity Actors 8 photo
Annotated Anime: Mekakucity Actors 8
by Dae Lee

Right at the beginning the viewers are a witness to two unrecognizable characters: a woman and a girl, caught in a strange dimension of smoldering ash and fire, standing on a structure on verge of a collapse. The woman sends the girl through a strange warp gate of some sort, while electing to stay behind by choice. The regular OP begins to play after the scene; a sight for sore eyes, as we've had several unique intros displace the staple offering.

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10:00 AM on 06.03.2014

Annotated Anime: One Piece 643-647

Phew, I've been gone for a while. That means that you guys haven't gotten your proper dose of One Piece in weeks. That's a bloody shame, and I'm here to fix you guys right up. Thing is, in terms of major plot developments, th...

Pedro Cortes