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4:00 PM on 01.04.2014

Review: Vividred Operation

I knew basically nothing going into Vividred Operation. I wasn't watching much anime during the Winter 2013 season anyway, and Vividred kind of got blurred together with all those other shows in that broad category of "cute g...

Karen Mead


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11:30 PM on 11.05.2013

This Madoka Magica Quiz will turn you into a Puella Magi

As the final chapter in the Madoka Magica movie trilogy continues to convert all of Japan into a massive army of Puella Magis, the people at OKWave have created a Madoka Magica Character Quiz that will compare your personalit...

Salvador G Rodiles

2:00 PM on 10.14.2013

Throw those hugging pillows away, Charlotte is here

Even at a whopping four feet long, this Charlotte plush is but a fraction of her true size. Still, this is as good as you're going to get without finding the one from the Good Smile Café, and it's not a bad compromise....

Chris Walden

8:00 PM on 10.05.2013

Will Sailor Moon get a new English voice?

I have to admit, as excited as I am for the new Sailor Moon anime we're supposedly getting one of these days, the question "Who's going to be handling the dub?" hasn't exactly been at the forefront of my mind. I'm more concer...

Karen Mead

10:00 PM on 09.03.2013

More Contracts! A new character joins Madoka's third film

It looks like I missed Kyubey's memo earlier during the day, but that doesn't mean that this is going to be huge! So what's this big event that's been getting me intrigued? Well, Madoka Magica the Movie III: Rebellion will be...

Salvador G Rodiles

5:00 PM on 08.12.2013

Wizard Barristers trailer is magical girl delicious

Yasuomi Umetsu, creator of such titles as Mezzo Forte and Kite, is working on a new anime for next year and the first trailer is above. As you can see, it's about magical girls and apparently the justice system. Not much else is really known about the series so far. Look for this to come out sometime in 2014 in Japan. [tipped by Kageryu]

Josh Totman

7:00 PM on 07.08.2013

YES! Madoka Movie 3 gets a US, CAN, and France showing

Kyubey has made his verdict at Japan Expo 2013, and Madoka Magica the Movie III: Rebellion will be shown in the United States, Canada, and France! In other words, you can thank good old Sal for offering his soul to Kyubey to ...

Salvador G Rodiles

8:15 PM on 07.04.2013

Home Run! New details about Madoka's third movie surface

The magical climax that we've been waiting for is transforming again, and Mezamashi Terebi has taken a step into Shaft's studio to scope out the latest stuff about Madoka Magica the Movie Part III: Rebellion! During the segm...

Salvador G Rodiles

Final Impressions: Vividred Operation photo
Final Impressions: Vividred Operation
by Jeff Chuang

With every cliche used and every pair of legs used to frame shots, Vividred Operation comes to an end. Was it exactly as you expected? Those who remained to left to follow Akane and her friends to the end probably had a good idea how it turned out, from the start.

Still, I think there is a lot of substance left to discuss about the most butt-tastic adolescent magical girls show. Vividred Operations isn't going to win any awards, but it was solid entertainment; a bit like mayo. Click on and let Akane serve you up!

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5:30 PM on 03.25.2013

Surprise: Nanoha's third movie summons an original story

I did not expect to see this magical finishing move coming, but it's been confirmed that the third Nanoha movie will have a premise that's different from the one found in StrikerS. It's worth pointing out that an or...

Salvador G Rodiles

3:00 PM on 03.23.2013

Remake complete: Nanoha to transform into a third movie

Ever since Magical Lyrical Girl Nanoha was remade into a movie series, I was certain that they were going to remake the entire series into a movie trilogy. Lord and behold, it turns out that my magical girl senses were c...

Salvador G Rodiles

3:00 PM on 03.21.2013

Drive a Subaru: Gainax's Pleiades anime becomes a movie

Honestly, I am confused right now. I could've sworn that Gainax and Subaru's Wish upon the Pleiades was suppose to be said and done. Never mind, I forgot to take one important thing into consideration. Seeing how Pl...

Salvador G Rodiles