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Monthly Musing: Doctor Up Some Anime

Yes people, there is a Monthly Musing for May! Don't you forget it.At first I thought of Doctoring Up just one anime, but since I'm the only one so far, popping this Monthly Musing cherry, I might as well go all out and fix three genres at ...

 
 
 
 

Arakawa Under the Bridge. It's Awesome.

Over the years, I must have seen hundreds of anime series that fall under the banner "romantic comedy". Because there are so many shows within this genre, it's tempting to borrow alot of elements from succesful rom-coms of the past. Sometim...

 
 
 

Spring 2010 (part 4)

Rainbow or: Depress expressSAMPLINGVERDICT: BAD FIRST EPISODE, PROMISING SHOW I'm still undecided on this show... It's supposed to be a really depressing drama. I'm not sure if I'm up for that. It certainly shows potential, but the first ep...

 
 
 

Spring 2010 (part 3)

KissxSis or: I am twelve and what is this? I don't even...VERDICT: WHAT?. See my KissxSis impressions here.Giant Killing or: Soccer.SAMPLINGVERDICT: PROMISING Giant Killing sure chose a bad time to air. With Major S6 and Big Windup S2 airin...

 
 
 

KissxSis without all the fanservice

There are some things in this world that should not be seen or talked about. Things that should be locked up in the deepest, darkest dungeon. Not as some sort of punishment, not to serve justice, but simply to protect humanity from harm. Ki...

 
 
 

Spring 2010 (part 2)

The fansub groups are enjoying their easter holidays, so I'm still waiting on quite a few shows to be subbed. In the mean time, here are 4 more shows I've seen so far.Ikkitousen Xtreme Xecutor or: It's Ikkitousen. What did you expect.SAMPLI...

 
 
 

Spring 2010 (part 1)

WORKING!! or: How to fuck gradeschoolers and get away with it.SAMPLING(ONLY A SUPER AWESOME HEAD OF STAFF!)VERDICT: UNSURE This show is treading on dangerous territory. The protagonist is clearly a pedophile of some sort. He himself justifi...

 
 
 
 

Mandril Recommends: Phoenix: Dawn (vol. 1)

The twelve self-contained yet interlinked stories that compose Phoenix (Hi no Tori) is considered by many to be the summit of Osamu Tezuka's artistic achievement. Tezuka himself referred to Phoenix as his "life work." Painstakingly composed...

 
 
 

GvG 02 - A smoker's lament

I AM THE GOD DAMNED JESUS OF OUR TIMES. OIL MY FEET AND HEED MY WORDS, YOU LITTLE SHIT.Grandma? Grandma! What's wrong with you? Did you forget to take your pills again?WOOOAH! Calm down. Put down the knife, Grandma. There's no need to do an...

 
 
 
 

Unlike *some people* I am not avoiding work...

After a couple years of college and skipping classes, I've finally started on my internship as a graphic designer. This has been a huge change of pace for me, due to which I can hardly consume as much anime as I used to.There's a really rel...

 
 
 

Father and Daughter

[You'll probably want to watch this video first. Anything I say will spoil your expectations]Recently I've been exploring my roots and looking into Dutch animation. Sadly, I wasn't able to find much. Ordinarily fruitful sites like Wikipedia...

 
 
 

Unofficial Idol of the Week!

Name: Suzan BoyleBirthdate: January 1st, 1765Home: Luciferville, HellSizes: 163/160/192 cmThis very attractive madam is often overlooked. In the category of anthropomorphic hippopotamus hotties, I present to you: Sexy Suzan. An idol of such...

 
 
 

Hannibal, B.A., Murdock and ...GESICHT!

I've only just started reading Pluto. Although the story still has to pick up a bit, already it has brought me great joy. As it turns out, the first character we're introduced to is called Gesicht. This instantly brought a smile to my face,...

 
 
 
 
 

Nurturing the inner child

After previously posting a personal blog, I found it to be quite therapeutic. Hence, I'm once more trying to be as open as possible. This blog is about childish anime and why I'm so fond of them.Yesterday was my birthday. I turned 21, which...

 
 
 

Kimi ni Todoke ep. 10 - The Awakening of Demon Woman

Demon Woman (aka Kurumi) has arrived and in my eyes revitalised the series. I thought Kimi ni Todoke missed a bit of aim & direction recently, but this event brings the series up to speed again.I also thought there was a surprising amount o...

 
 
 

The best show of 2009 - You are missing it.

It's that time of the year again. Top anime and manga lists of the year & decade are being pooped out from every orifice of the blogosphere. I'm not here to present a full list, though it would be interesting to see what Japanator's favorit...

 
 
 

Haruhi Suzumiya, why I love you so.

Recently I have bought and started reading the Haruhi Suzumiya manga. I have already read the novels, gobbled up the anime, and now the manga as well? Sure, it's a decent Science Fiction Comedy series, but I don't exactly regard the show as...

 
 
 

The Best Thing Ever - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

Ladies and Gentlemen of the jury, I present to you: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, the OVA from 1993, with 6 glorious episodes of pure entertainment.When I was first introduced to Fist of the North Star, I thought I had reached the peak of anime...

 
 
 

Hello World! Hello Fall!

Hello Japanator.Consider this the first of many painful bloody thrusts that take my anime blogging virginity away. It's a humiliating process, during which I will be screaming "NOOOO!" repeatedly. Brad convinced me to start a c-blog in his ...

 
 

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