Posted on 6 February 2006 with categories: Rating - (0-69/100)

Black Jack Special – (OVA) – 69/100
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death and Rebirth – (Movie) – 69/100
Pale Cocoon – (OVA) – 69/100
Shadow Skill – (TV) – 68/100
Five Star Stories – (Movie) – 67,5/100
Kurokami The Animation – (TV) – 67,5/100
Ozuma – (TV) – 67,5/100
TO – (OVA) – 67,5/100
Zan Sayonara Zetsubou-Sensei – (TV) – 67,5/100
Howl’s Moving Castle – (Movie) – 67/100
Kannadzuki no Miko – (TV) – 67/100
Fantastic Adventures of Unico – (Movie) – 66/100
Haru no Ashioto The Movie: Ourin Dakkan – (Movie) – 66/100
Gintama The Movie – Benizakura-Hen – (Movie) – 65/100
Nitaboh – (Movie) – 65/100
Oblivion Island – Haruka and the Magic Mirror – (Movie) – 65/100
Precure All-Stars DX3 – Mirai ni Todoke! Sekai o Tsunagu Niji-Iro no Hana – (Movie) – 65/100
Sacred Seven – (TV) – 65/100
Soul Link – (TV) – 65/100
Tsukuyomi Moon Phase – (TV) – 65/100
Two Walnuts – (OVA) – 65/100
Urban Legend Story Hikiko – (OVA) – 65/100
Valvrave the Liberator – (TV) – 65/100
Amnesia – (TV) – 64/100
Binbou Shimai Monogatari – (TV) – 63/100
Mai Otome Zwei – (OVA) – 63/100
Mai Otome – (TV) – 63/100
Shuffle! – (TV) – 63/100
Guilty Crown – (TV) – 62,5/100
Mobile Suit Gundam – Stardust Memory – (OVA) – 62,5/100
Dragonaut – The Resonance – (TV) – 62/100
Wolf’s Rain – (TV) – 62/100
Spriggan – (Movie) – 61/100
Armored Trooper Votoms – Case;Irvine – (Movie) – 60/100
Kenran Butou Sai: The Mars Daybreak – (TV) – 60/100
Kowarekake no Orgol – (OVA) – 60/100
Lucky Star – (TV) – 60/100
Quiz Magic Academy OVA – (OVA) – 60/100

Kamisama Kazoku – (TV) – 59/100
Rebuild of Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone – (Movie) – 58/100
The Diary of Tortov Roddle – (OVA) – 58/100
Musashi – The Dream of the Last Samurai – (TV) – 57,5
Togainu no Chi – (TV) – 57,5/100
Paradise Kiss – (TV) – 57/100
Romeo x Juliet – (TV) – 56/100
Dragon Crisis – (TV) – 55/100
Pretty Cure All-Stars DX2 – (Movie) – 55/100
Iron Man – (TV) – 52,5/100
Shakugan no Shana – (TV) – 51/100
Vampire Hunter D – (Movie) – 51/100
Armored Trooper Votoms – Big Battle – (OVA) – 50/100
Melody of Oblivion – (TV) – 50/100
Full Metal Alchemist – The Conqueror of Shamballa – (Movie) – 50/100

School Days – (TV) – 49/100
Afro Samurai – (TV) – 47/100
Gin-Iro no Kami no Agito – (Movie) – 45/100
Glass Mask – (TV) – 45/100
Nagagutsu Sanjuushi – (Movie) – 45/100
The Boy Who Saw The Wind – (Movie) – 44/100
Garzey’s Wing – (OVA) – 40/100

Chocolate Underground – (TV) – 37,5/100
DOGS: Bullets and Carnage – (OVA) – 37,5/100
Shining Tears X Wind – (TV) – 34/100
Munto the Movie – (Movie) – 30/100
Tono to Issho – (OVA) – 27,5/100
Mushrambo The Movie – 1 – (Movie) – 15/100

A quick indication on what all the ratings mean:
65-69/100: The epitome of mediocrity. These have one or two good points, but mostly they’re just bad and boring.
60-64/100: The bad stuff. Some redeeming qualities, mixed with a whole lot of garbage.
50-59/100: Garbage, stay away.
40-49/100: Utter crap.
<39: Downright Terrible

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  • Emma
    (Friday, Mar 6. 2015 03:47 AM)
    I remember that same guy, during end of eva, pausing it over and over during that scene where asuka dies with all of those fast moving clips too.
  • Emma
    (Friday, Mar 6. 2015 03:39 AM)
    I remember catching it also when I was young with a friend and we looked back on a fanservice scene with shinji and rei and he mentioned “You know if you think about it that scene is damn disturbing when you think she’s a clone of/modelled after you know who…”
  • Emma
    (Friday, Mar 6. 2015 03:36 AM)
    Before Eva, when I was 11 or so my image of a mech anime was Nadesico…then it was eva and then I was like…Whoah…whoah God halp! =O
  • Emma
    (Friday, Mar 6. 2015 03:34 AM)
    I suppose credit where I feel it due, the angel designs are excellent and I remember getting the shock of my life when shinji’s eva went nuts and then there was a bit with Bardiel infect Toji’s unit. I remember at least Masatos boyfriend being a likeable character.
  • Emma
    (Friday, Mar 6. 2015 03:31 AM)
    I don’t think anyone was prepared for Eva, whether they liked the show or not, at 11 I can remember being horrified by end of eva and the series original ending as well as having my first moment of “Feck…theres a first…an anime that did something that scrambled my mind, I actually feel kind of thick now, this show is smarter than I am”.
  • Bam
    (Friday, Mar 6. 2015 03:27 AM)
    It really wouldn’t have been that hard to put a satisfying ending to the original series, wrap up the threads nicely and put a pretty ribbon on the package to finish it off. But Anno and friends took a risk and went against the tide and end up becoming the trope-namer for the Gainax Endings. That took balls and made things unexpected and fresh, cuz god knows that ,good guys win the day ‘is tired and boring.
  • Emma
    (Friday, Mar 6. 2015 03:26 AM)
    Requiem for a dream. I remember the guy who recommended that film saying to me “Even someone such as yourself who finds it hard to find/has high standards an emotionally investing film will get something out of requiem for a dream”
  • Bam
    (Friday, Mar 6. 2015 03:17 AM)
    @Emma: leaving a bad taste is pretty much the point of Eva, just as getting bummed out by Requiem For a Dream is the naturally intended effect. I don’t mind that you don’t enjoy Eva all that much Emma, l actually appreciate it over dishonest admiration. Just keep in mind that Eva deserves it’s special place in anime.
  • Emma
    (Friday, Mar 6. 2015 01:32 AM)
    But Eva just left a bad taste in my mouth as a whole, I understand that Bam you are very passinette about it and thats fine, I wasn’t aiming to provoke. I just feel that its frustrating that like alot of certain anime, that I am not allowed to dislike it or have reason to.
  • Emma
    (Friday, Mar 6. 2015 01:32 AM)
    If anything at least I found Ikuhara’s symbolism while obvious at least in utena and straightforward was at least visually interesting to look at.
    I love every David Lynch film and again I thought Lain was exceptional.

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