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2:00 PM on 04.10.2014

First Impressions: Haikyu!!

If we were ranking these new shows based on animation quality alone, Haikyu!! would be king of the mountain; out of everything I've seen so far this season, only the first episode Captain Earth has better animation...may...

Karen Mead


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1:00 AM on 03.22.2014

New two part Gargantia OVA coming fall 2014

[Update: Added official key visual] We've known for some time that a sequel to 2013's Gen Urobuchi/Kazuya Murata original TV anime, Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet, was in the works. At this weekend's AnimeJapan event, it w...

Elliot Gay

11:00 AM on 03.03.2014

Blood-C summed up in 60 seconds

You may remember that I wasn't too hot on Blood-C or its sequel, The Last Dark. It really suffers from a listless plot that doesn't do much with its interesting lead character. However, it does have interesting moments, many...

Pedro Cortes

3:30 PM on 01.08.2014

Moribito added to Neon Alley's mid-season schedule

Viz Media's streaming network Neon Alley is half way through their fall season of programming. To mark the occasion they'll be adding some new programming to their schedule, starting with the mid-season debut of 2007's M...

Tim Sheehy

10:00 AM on 12.11.2013

Card Captor Sakura production material books on the way

Card Captor Sakura is one of my top ten favorite anime series of all time. It's charming, heart warming, exciting, and unique in many ways. I personally think it's Clamp's best work. AnimeStyle will be publishing three separa...

Elliot Gay



Review: Blood C: The Last Dark photo
Review: Blood C: The Last Dark
by Pedro Cortes

One of my largest criticisms in my review of Blood C was that it had no definitive ending. Yes, there was a resolution involving most of the characters in town, but it was clear that the show was a 12-episode precursor to the movie, The Last Dark, conveniently teased at the end of the final episode. It felt like a giant cop-out. 12 lackluster episodes leading into a movie? Come on.

Two years later, I’ve finally seen The Last Dark. This was Production I.G.’s chance to make up for their errors with the TV show: Here, they could expand more on Saya’s past as well as give her a satisfying conclusion, after getting so marvelously screwed by everybody she thought was her friend. Well, let’s just say that Production I.G. missed those marks. They still hit the target, but they were pretty far off-center over all.

 

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11:00 PM on 10.22.2013

Blood C receives animation award

While it isn't a perfect show, Blood C is an alright horror show that looks and sounds solid. It seems that other publications agreed, as the 12 episode program was awarded the 2013 Reaper Award for Best Animation. Presented ...

Pedro Cortes

10:11 PM on 10.18.2013

Ghost in the Shell ARISE border 2: Ghost Whispers trailer

While not without problems, I enjoyed the first entry of Ghost in the Shell ARISE.  I've always been a big GitS fan, and though ARISE made some odd changes (voice actors, character designs), on the whole it felt like a ...

Elliot Gay

2:00 PM on 09.09.2013

Psycho-Pass will continue!

One of my highlights of this past year was definitely the gritty sci-fi series, Psycho-Pass. The Production I.G. hit brought a lot of Western sensibility as well as some lovely gory moments to the mysterious show. While thin...

Hiroko Yamamura

4:00 PM on 08.05.2013

Listen closely to Psycho-Pass 0

I never really got into audio books. I tried to use them when cramming in college, but would always find myself skipping tracks to something more interesting. If there is any sure fire way to get to sleep, try playing an aud...

Hiroko Yamamura

7:00 PM on 07.30.2013

Kick-Heart gets an award kicked its way

Who says good things don't get recognized in today's society, eh? A definite Good Thing, Kick-Heart, the Kickstarter-funded pro-wrestling anime affair from Masaaki Yuasa and Production I.G., has just gotten the nod from New ...

Josh Tolentino







Friday Night Fights: Grace vs Momo photo
Friday Night Fights: Grace vs Momo
by Salvador G Rodiles

*ding, ding, ding*

It's Over!

The crowd was roaring last week, and kicks were flying all over the place! Chun-Li and Chie were both decimating the J-tor Arena as their foots clashed gloriously. As the tide of victory was going in Chun-Li's favor, Chie lands a critical hit on Chun-Li. With one Galactic Punt, Chun-Li is out of here! Chie wins! (14 > 7)

Alrighty then, let's change things up by having a showdown between two tiny adorable pets! First up, we have Amy's pet squirrel known as Grace from the Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet. Tonight she's going to face Fuu's companion that goes by the name of Momo, who happens to be a flying squirrel. Due to both opponents being adorable, the battle will be decided by a knock out. 

Your votes and persuasion skills will be the deciding factor in determining which squirrel is the best pet to have! Please make sure that you add a +1 to the animal that you side with, since it will let us keep track of the adorable clash taking place. The battle will rage on from today till Thursday, so do your best to vote on time. Once the showdown comes to complete end, be sure to drop by during the beginning of the next battle to see who wins. Due to the simplicity of this battle, you can take your time and grab some snacks before the match begins. 

*ding, ding, ding*

Unleash The Cuteness!

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