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Selector Infected WIXOSS

Funimation acquires spring anime Selector Infected WIXOSS

Cute girls play card game from hell.
Apr 03
FUNimation is starting to show their licensing cards, and among them is the upcoming spring series Selector Infected WIXOSS. An original show, the series composition will be done by Mari Okada (Tora Dora!, Nagi no Asukara) an... read
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Rejoice?! A Certain Magical Index to get a big announcement on 4/10

Gee wiz, I wonder what this could be
Mar 28
I have a huge soft spot for A Certain Magical Index and A Certain Scientific Railgun. I realize that both franchises tend to dip into mind fields of tropes and deus ex machina, but I really do love the world and characters. I... read
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Do you like to play with fire?
J.C. Staff is my drug of choice when it comes to romantic comedies as of late. From the stories, to the quality of the animation, character design, and so on, it’s no wonder that I was excited for their new show Witch C... read feature

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Things are about to get hot around here.
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! The Dangaioh team may have the psychic moves and number to overwhelm Sanger, but The Sword That Cleaves Evil still manages to come up on top. While the Dangaioh team aren't villains, their skills... read feature

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Less 'shut ups' than usual.
No matter where I go, I just can’t get that Flamed Haired girl off my back! Thankfully, she’s here for a short time, so the ‘shut ups’ won’t be as frequent. Compare to the movie and the TV series... read feature

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Shut Up, Shut Up, Shut Up!
The moment of truth has arrived, people! It looks like I have crossed path with a certain flame haired hunter that’s been mentioned around these parts in the past. Compare to her previous appearances, she has decided to... read feature

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When a problem comes along, you must punch it in the face
Before I took on the task of watching A Certain Magical Index, I was told that the series evolves into one giant convoluted mess. With the exception of a few terms, the show’s first season doesn't feature anyt... read feature

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Can the Zapper out-shock the Weather Witch?
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! Well folks, it looks like we encountered an unexpected turn of events in the J-tor Arena. Despite Zoro's victory over Masamune, Masamune refused to accept his defeat. Since Zoro was having troubl... read feature


A Certain Scientific Railgun season 2 starts in April

Jan 24
We've known for some time now that A Certain Scientific Railgun would be getting a second season soon. Now it looks like we finally know when to expect Misaka and company's return. Rejoice! A Certain Scientific Railgun S... read
She's dynamite! Except not.
Aria: The Scarlet Ammo is not what I was expecting it to be. At first glance, it looked as though Aria was going to be another anime series with a loli touting guns and a hopeless male protagonist. I was content with just shutting my brain off and enjoying the generic ride. Instead what I found was something else entirely. Something worse. read feature


Shocker: Railgun gets a new season, Index gets movie

Don't destroy that illusion!
Oct 21
Here's some news I expected to hear somewhat earlier: New anime set in the absurd world of A Certain Magical Index and A Certain Scientific Railgun are on their way. Index is getting a new movie treatment, titled A ... read
The girl in not a pet
Why is it that I love romantic comedies so much? Maybe I’m just a hopeless romantic at heart. I think it’s more accurate to say that I am more of a hopeless perverted romantic at heart. Which is why Sakurasou no P... read feature


Watch the trailer for the Little Busters! anime

Jul 30
Here's the trailer for J.C. Staff's next anime, Little Busters! It's an adaptation of the romance visual novel by Key about high schoolers and some other weird stuff. The anime will start airing in October 2012 and feature m... read

Just like Chihayafuru before it, Joshiraku focuses on something to most foreigners. Basing its roots in mimicking a certain style of Japanese storytelling called rakugo, this show is already on a good start with its... read feature


Get ready! Little Busters! to be animated by J.C. Staff

Apr 08
So Kyoto Animation or P.A. Works are not going to ride the waves on adapting the Little Busters! visual novel game by Key. Before you get upset about the news, J.C. Staff did do a fantastic job in animating Ano Natsu de Matte... read

If you had asked me two years ago whether I thought the third and final season of Shakugan no Shana would be anything more than average at best, I probably would have just laughed and walked away. The first season of the show... read feature


Zero no Tsukaima F finally surfaces with 3 trailers

Dec 14
I know there are a few of you out there who are fans of Zero no Tsukaima. Having made it through three seasons up until now, the series has certainly seen its ups and downs. A lot like a certain other anime featuring Rie Kugi... read

Finally, Familiar of Zero is getting its final season

Aug 21
I didn't think it would happen, to be honest. I had assumed that J.C. Staff and the rest of the world had moved on to concentrate on planning out future episodes of Railgun or Index or working on something like Heav... read

Licensing GET: Sentai Filmworks nabs Dream Eater Merry

Feb 10
Here's some good news for fans of midriffs and worship-worthy character design: Sentai Filmworks has grabbed the license to Yumekui Merry, and will be bringing it over as Dream Eater Merry. If you haven't been following my be... read

Action, romance, cute character designs, a pleasantly weird setting, and stylish visuals. Otome Yokai Zakuro has all the qualities that make you want to point to it and say "That is what 'Anime' is like" when differ... read feature

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