Posted on 6 February 2006 with categories: Rating - (80-89/100)

Arete Hime – (Movie) – 89/100
Bakumatsu Kikansetsu Irohanihoheto – (TV) – 89/100
Chihayafuru Second Season – (TV) – 89/100
Comedy – (Movie) – 89/100
Crystal Blaze – (TV) – 89/100
El Cazador de la Bruja – (TV) – 89/100
Jin Roh – The Wolf Brigade – (Movie) – 89/100
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure – (TV) – 89/100
Jubei-Chan Siberian Yagyuu – (TV) – 89/100
Master of Epic – (TV) – 89/100
Mokke – (TV) – 89/100
My Neighbour Totoro – (Movie) – 89/100
Pani Poni Dash – (TV) – 89/100
Rumiko Takahashi’s Rumic Theater – (TV) – 89/100
Tekkon Kinkreet – (Movie) – 89/100
Demashitaa! Power Puff Girls Z – (TV) – 88/100
Hakaba Kitarou – (TV) – 88/100
Hitohira – (TV) – 88/100
Jigoku Shoujo Futakomori – (TV) – 88/100
Kiki’s Delivery Service – (Movie) – 88/100
Narutaru – (TV) – 88/100
Ooedo Rocket – (TV) – 88/100
Oseam – (Movie) – 88/100
Porco Rosso – (Movie) – 88/100
Tenpou Ibun Ayakashi Ayashi – (TV) – 88/100
The Wings of Honneamise – (Movie) – 88/100
Anne of Green Gables – (TV) – 87,5/100
Aoi Hana – (TV) – 87,5/100
Armored Trooper Votoms – (TV) – 87,5/100
Berserk – (TV) – 87,5/100
The Big O – (TV) – 87,5/100
Blue Gender – (TV) – 87,5/100
Bokura ga Ita – (TV) – 87,5/100
Bonen no Xamdou – (TV) – 87,5/100
Chihayafuru – (TV) – 87,5/100
Cross Game – (TV) – 87,5/100
Darker than Black – Ryuusei no Gemini – (TV) – 87,5/100
Gasaraki – (TV) – 87,5/100
GA Geijutsuka Art Design Class – (TV) – 87,5/100
Gakuen Senki Muryou – (TV) – 87,5/100
Gosenzosama Banbanzai – (OVA) – 87,5/100
Great Teacher Onizuka – (TV) – 87,5/100
Guin Saga – (TV) – 87,5/100
Gungrave – (TV) – 87,5/100
Hajime no Ippo – New Challenger – (TV) – 87,5/100
Heartcatch Precure – (TV) – 87,5/100
Hikaru no Go – (TV) – 87,5/100
Honey and Clover II – (TV) – 87,5/100
Hourou Musuko – (TV) – 87,5/100
Hyouge Mono – (TV) – 87,5/100
Ie Naki Ko – (TV) – 87,5/100
Jigoku Shoujo Mitsuganae – (TV) – 87,5/100
Junkers Come Here – (Movie) – 87,5/100
Kimagure Orange Road – I Want To Return To That Day – (Movie) – 87,5/100
Kobato – (TV) – 87.5/100
Last Exile – (TV) – 87,5/100
Legend of the Galactic Heroes – A Hundred Billion Stars, A Hundred Billion Lights – (OVA) – 87,5/100
Macross Plus – (OVA) – 87,5/100
Madlax – (TV) – 87,5/100
Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica – (TV) – 87/100
Marco the Movie – Haha o Tazunete Sanzenri – (Movie) – 87,5/100
Maria-Sama ga Miteru Fourth Season – (TV) – 87,5/100
Marie & Gali – (TV) – 87,5/100
Master Keaton – (TV) – 87,5/100
Master Keaton OVA – (TV) – 87,5/100
Mobile Police Patlabor – (TV) – 87,5/100
Mobile Suit Gundam – 0800 – War in the Pocket – (TV) – 87,5/100
Natsume Yuujin-Chou – (TV) – 87,5/100
Natsume Yuujin-Chou San – (TV) – 87,5/100
Natsume Yuujin-Chou Shi – (TV) – 87,5/100
Onii-Sama e – (TV) – 87,5/100
Osamu Tezuka’s Buddha – 87,5/100
Pandora Hearts – (TV) – 87,5/100
Princess Tutu – (TV) – 87,5/100
Psycho Pass – (TV) – 87,5/100
RD Sennou Chousashitsu – (TV) – 87,5/100
Rozen Maiden – (TV) – 87,5/100
Sakamichi no Apollon – (TV) – 87,5/100
Sexy Commando Gaiden – (TV) – 87,5/100
Shangri-La – (TV) – 87,5/100
Shikabane Hime Kuro – (TV) – 87,5/100
Shin Mazinger Shougeki! Z-Hen! – (TV) – 87,5/100
Spice and Wolf II – (TV) – 87,5/100
Starship Operators – (TV) – 87,5/100
Steins;Gate – (TV) – 87,5/100
Tales of Vesperia – (Movie) – 87,5/100
Tiger & Bunny – (TV) – 87,5/100
Touch – (TV) – 87,5/100
Victorian Romance Emma – (TV) – 87,5/100
Victorian Romance Emma – The Second Act – (TV) – 87,5/100
Windy Tales – (TV) – 87,5/100
Yomigaeru Sora – Rescue Wings – (TV) – 87,5/100
You Are Delicious – (Movie) – 87,5/100
Zetsuen no Tempest – (TV) – 87,5/100
Zettai Shounen – (TV) – 87,5/100
Zone of the Enders – (TV) – 87,5/100
Adolescence of Utena – (Movie) – 87/100
Area 88 – (OVA) – 87/100
Ayakashi ~ Japanese Classic Horror – (TV) – 87/100
Boogiepop Phantom – (TV) – 87/100
Darker than Black – (TV) – 87/100
Ergo Proxy – (TV) – 87/100
Gilgamesh – (TV) – 87/100
Kino no Tabi – (TV) – 87/100
Mahou Tsukai Tai OVA – (OVA) – 87/100
Perfect Blue – (Movie) – 87/100
Soultaker – (TV) – 87/100
They Were 11 – (Movie) – 87/100
Toki wa Kakeru Shoujo – (Movie) – 87/100
Tsubasa Chronicle: Torikago no Kuni no Himegimi – (Movie) – 87/100

A Letter to Momo – (Movie) – 86/100
Alien Nine – (OVA) – 86/100
Arusu the Adventure – (OVA) – 86/100
Druaga no Tou ~The Aegis of Uruk~ – (TV) – 86/100
ef – a Tale of Memories – (TV) – 86/100
Fate Zero Season 2 – (TV) – 86/100
Hitsuji no Uta – (OVA) – 86/100
Human Crossing – (TV) – 86/100
Hyper Future Vision: Gunnm – (OVA) – 86/100
Kurenai – (TV) – 86/100
Lupin III – Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna – (TV) – 86/100
Mouretsu Pirates – (TV) – 86/100
Mononoke – (TV) – 86/100
Night Head Genesis – (TV) – 86/100
Shigofumi ~ Stories of the Last Letter – (TV) – 86/100
Silver Spoon – (TV) – 86/100
Soukou no Strain – (TV) – 86/100
The Cat Returns – (Movie) – 86/100
True Tears – (TV) – 86/100
Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge – (TV) – 86/100
Air The Motion Picture – (Movie) – 85/100
Antique Bakery – (TV) – 85/100
Aria The Origination – (TV) – 85/100
Armored Trooper Votoms – Pailsen Files – (OVA) – 85/100
Ayatsuri Sakon – (TV) – 85/100
Bartender – (TV) – 85/100
Beck – Mongolian Chop Squad – (TV) – 85/100
Ben-To – (TV) – 85/100
Berserk – Golden Age Chapter I – The Egg of the High King Review
Blade of the Immortal – (TV) – 85/100
Blassreiter – (TV) – 85/100
Blood-C – (TV) – 85/100
Bobby’s in Deep – (Movie) – 85/100
Brigadoon Marin to Melan – (TV) – 85/100
Clannad – (TV) – 85/100
Clannad the Motion Picture – (Movie) – 85/100
Chocchan’s Story – (Movie) – 85/100
Cowboy Bebop – Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door – (Movie) – 85/100
The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya – (Movie) – 85/100
Dororon Enma-kun Meerameera – (TV) – 85/100
DT Eightron – (TV) – 85/100
Eden of the East I – The King of Eden – (Movie) – 85/100
Fafner in the Azure – (TV) – 85/100 – (Movie) – 85/100
Fafner in the Azure – Heaven and Earth
Fancy Lala – (TV) – 85/100
FREEDOM – (OVA) – 85/100
Full Metal Alchemist – (TV) – 85/100
Furusato Japan – (Movie) – 85/100
Gag Manga Biyori+ – (TV) – 85/100
Ga-Rei Zero – (TV) – 85/100
Genius Party – 12 – Dimension Bomb – (Movie) – 85/100
Genji Monogatari Sennenki – (TV) – 85/100
Grave of the Fireflies – (Movie) – 85/100
Hajime no Ippo – (TV) – 85/100
The Hakkenden – (OVA) – 85/100
Halo Legends – (OVA) – 85/100
Hanada Shounen Shi – (TV) – 85/100
Hana-Saku Iroha – (TV) – 85/100
Hataraki Man – (TV) – 85/100
Heat Guy J – (TV) – 85/100
His and Her Circumstances – (TV) – 85/100
Hotarubi no Mori he – (Movie) – 85/100
Hunter X Hunter – Greed Island – (OVA) – 85/100
Hyakko – (TV) – 85/100
Irresponsible Captain Tylor – (TV) – 85/100
Kamichu – (TV) – 85/100
Kamisama no Memo-Chou – (TV) – 85/100
Kanashimi no Belladonna – (Movie) – 85/100
Kara no Kyoukai – The Garden of Sinners – Hollowness – (Movie) – 85/100
Kara no Kyoukai – The Garden of Sinners – Paradox Spiral – (Movie) – 85/100
Karigurashi no Arrietty – (Movie) – 85/100
Karura Mau – (OVA) – 85/100
Kaze no Youjinbo – (TV) – 85/100
Kemono no Souja Erin – (TV) – 85/100
Key the Metal Idol – (TV) – 85/100
Kimagure Orange Road OVA – (OVA) – 85/100
Kimagure Robot – (OVA) – 85/100
King of Bandits Jing In Seventh Heaven OVA – (TV) – 85/100
King of Thorn – (Movie) – 85/100
Kino no Tabi – The Beautiful World – Byouki no Kuni -For You – (Movie) – 85/100
Koi Kaze – (TV) – 85/100
Kuragehime – (TV) – 85/100
Kuroshitsuji II – (TV) – 85/100
Legend of Galactic Heroes – Spiral Labyrinth – (OVA) – 85/100
Letter Bee Reverse – (TV) – 85/100
Little Princess Sara – (TV) – 85/100
Macross Frontier – Itsuwari no Utahime – (Movie) – 85/100
Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A’s – (TV) – 85/100
Mahou Tsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto ~Natsu no Sora~ – (TV) – 85/100
Maria-Sama ga Miteru – Third Season – 85/100
Matantei Loki Ragnarok – (TV) – 85/100
Mobile Police Patlabor OVA – (OVA) – 85/100
Mobile Police Patlabor WXIII – (Movie) – 85/100
Mobile Suit Gundam – (TV) – 85/100
Moyashimon – (TV) – 85/100
Nadia – The Secret of Blue Water – (TV) – 85/100
Natsuiro Kiseki – (TV) – 85/100
Nasu – Suitcase no Wataridori – (Movie) – 85/100
Night on the Galactic Railroad – Fantasy Railroad of the Stars – (OVA) – 85/100
Omoshi Magical Theatre: Risky Safety – (TV) – 85/100
Ookiku Furikabutte – (TV) – 85/100
Ookiku Furikabutte – Natsu no Taikai-hen – (TV) – 85/100
Otogizoshi – (TV) – 85/100
Otome Youkai Zakuro – (TV) – 85/100
Ponyo on a Cliff by the Sea – (Movie) – 85/100
Poyopoyo Kansatsu Nikki – (TV) – 85/100
Rahxephon – (TV) – 85/100
Rainbow – (TV) – 85/100
Redline – (Movie) – 85/100
Ride Back – (TV) – 85/100
Ristorante Paradiso – (TV) – 85/100
Romeo’s Blue Skies – (TV) – 85/100
Rozen Maiden Traumend – (TV) – 85/100
Sasameki Koto – (TV) – 85/100
Sasami Mahou Shoujo Club – (TV) – 85/100
The Secret of Kells – (European Movie) – 85/100
Seikai no Monshou – (TV) – 85/100
Seikai no Senki – (TV) – 85/100
Seikimatsu Occult Gakuin – (TV) – 85/100
Serial Experiments Lain – (TV) – 85/100
Shikabane Hime Aka – (TV) – 85/100
Shinrei Tantei Yakumo – (TV) – 85/100
Skip Beat – (TV) – 85/100
Spice and Wolf – (TV) – 85/100
Star Driver – (TV) – 85/100
Street Fighter IV: Arata Naru Kizuna – (OVA) – 85/100
Supernatural The Animation – (OVA) – 85/100
Tantei Opera Milky Holmes – Dai Ni Maku – (TV) – 85/100
Tetsujin 28-Go – (TV) – 85/100
The Sky Crawlers – (Movie) – 85/100
Tsumiki no Ie – (Movie) – 85/100
Turn A Gundam – (TV) – 85/100
Uchuu-Show he Youkoso – (TV) – 85/100
Ultraviolet: Code 044 – (TV) – 85/100
Umineko no Naku Koro ni – (TV) – 85/100
Uninhabited Planet Survive – (TV) – 85/100
White Album 2 – (TV) – 85/100
Wild Arms – (TV) – 85/100
Windaria – (Movie) – 85/100
Witch Hunter Robin – (TV) – 85/100
Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou – (OVA) – 85/100
Zipang – (TV) – 85/100
[C] The Money of Soul and Possibility Control – (TV) – 85/100
Another – (TV) – 84/100
Blue Submarine No.6 – (OVA) – 84/100
Card Captor Sakura – The Sealed Card – (Movie) – 84/100
Code-E – (TV) – 84/100
Death Note – (TV) – 84/100
Inu X Boku SS – (TV) – 84/100
Jormungand Perfect Order – (TV) – 84/100
Kamisama Hajimemashita – (TV) – 84/100
Kekkaishi – (TV) – 84/100
Kimi to Boku Season 2 – (TV ) – 84/100
Mobile Police Patlabor II – (Movie) – 84/100
Muteki Kanban Musume – (TV) – 84/100
NHK ni Youkoso – (TV) – 84/100
Princess Mononoke – (Movie) – 84/100
Robot Carnival – (Movie) – 84/100
Sentimental Journey – (TV) – 84/100
Shigurui – (TV) – 84/100
Space Fantasia 2001 Nights – (Movie) – 84/100
Tsuritama – (TV) – 84/100
Twilight Q – (OVA) – 84/100
Uta Koi – (TV) – 84/100
Whisper of the Heart – (Movie) – 84/100
xxxHolic Movie – (Movie) – 84/100

Alexander Senki – Reign the Conqueror – (TV) – 83/100
Blue Drop – (TV) – 83/100
Full Moon wa Sagashite – (TV) – 83/100
Gundam 00 – (TV) – 83/100
Kero Kero Chime – (TV) – 83/100
Laputa: Castle in the Sky – (Movie) – 83/100
Overman King Gainer – (TV) – 83/100
Sentou Yousei Yukikaze – (OVA) – 83/100
The Cockpit – (Movie) – 83/100
Umi ga Kikoeru – (Movie) – 83/100
Andersen Monogatari – (Movie) – 82,5/100
AKB0048 – (TV) – 82,5/100
Angel Beats – (TV) – 82.5/100
Angelic Layer – (TV) – 82,5/100
Aquarion Evol – (TV) – 82,5/100
Aria the Natural – (TV) – 82,5/100
Barefoot Gen 2 – (Movie) – 82,5/100
B Gata H Kei – (TV) – 82,5/100
Birdy the Mighty Decode – (TV) – 82,5/100
Blade – (TV) – 82,5/100
Chirin no Suzu – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Chi’s Sweet Home – (TV) – 82,5/100
Colorful – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Dantalian no Shoka – (TV) – 82,5/100
Deadman Wonderland – (TV) – 82,5/100
Densetsu no Yuusha no Densetsu – (TV) – 82,5/100
Digimon Movie 1 – (TV) – 82,5/100
Digimon Movie 3 – The Golden Digimentals – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Durarara – (TV) – 82,5/100
Eden of the East – (TV) – 82,5/100
Eden of the East 2 – Paradise Lost – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Fate/Zero – (TV) – 85/100
Fireball Charming – (TV) – 82,5/100
First Squad – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Full Metal Alchemist – Brotherhood – The Sacred Star of Milos – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Full Metal Panic! – (TV) – 82,5/100
Gad Guard – (TV) – 82,5/100
Gag Manga Biyori – (TV) – 82,5/100
Gakkou no Kaidan – (TV) – 82,5/100
Genius Party – 07 – Baby Blue – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Genius Party – 08 – Gala – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Genius Party – 11 – Toujin Kit – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Gosick – (TV) – 82,5/100
Hashire, Melos! – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Heartcatch Precure Movie – Hana no Miyako de Fashion Show… desu ka? – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Hi no Tori Yamato Hen – (OVA) – 82,5/100
Hoshi wo Ou Kodomo – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Hunter x Hunter – (TV) – 82,5/100
Ie Naki Ko Remi – (TV) – 82,5/100
Ikoku Meiro no Croisée – (TV) – 82,5/100
Junjo Romantica – (TV) – 82,5/100
Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita – (TV) – 82,5/100
Katanagatari – (TV) – 82,5/100
Kara no Kyoukai – The Garden of Sinners – Remaining Sense of Pain – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Kara no Kyoukai – The Garden of Sinners – A Study in Murder (Part 2) – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Kimagure Orange Road – Summer’s Beginning – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Kuchuu Buranko – (TV) – 82,5/100
Kurogane Communication – (TV) – 82,5/100
Kurozuka – (TV) – 82,5/100
Legendary Gambler Tetsuya – (TV) – 82,5/100
Legend of Galactic Heroes – My Conquest is the Sea of Stars – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Macross – (TV) – 82,5/100
Mahou Tsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto – (TV) – 82,5/100
Mai Mai Miracle – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Maria-Sama ga Miteru – (TV) – 82,5/100
Maria-Sama ga Miteru – Haru – (TV) – 82,5/100
Mirai Nikki – (TV) – 82,5/100
Natsu no Arashi – (TV) – 82,5/100
Nazo no Kanojo X – (TV) – 82,5/100
Nijuu Mensou no Musume – (TV) – 82,5/100
No.6 – (TV ) – 82,5/100
Nodame Cantabile – Paris Hen – (TV) – 82,5/100
Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt – (TV) – 82,5/100
Phi Brain – (TV) – 82,5/100
Read or Die – (TV) – 82,5/100
Read or Die OVA – (OVA) – 82,5/100
Rinne no Lagrange – (TV) – 82,5/100
Rocket Girls – (TV) – 82,5/100
Saishuu Heiki Kanojo – (TV) – 82,5/100
Secret of Cerulean Sand – (TV) – 82,5/100
Senkou no Night Raid – (TV) – 82,5/100
Seto no Hanayome – (TV) – 82,5/100
Shinryaku! Ika-Musume – (TV) – 82,5/100
sola – (TV) – 82,5/100
Solty Rei – (TV) – 82,5/100
Sora no Oto – (TV) – 82,5/100
Soredemo Machi wa Mawatteiru – (TV) – 82,5/100
The Star of Cottonland – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Sukitte Ii na Yo – (TV) – 82,5/100
Swan Lake – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Symphony in August – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Tales of the Abyss – (TV) – 82,5/100
Tantei Opera Milky Holmes – (TV) – 82,5/100
Tenchi Muyo! In Love – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Tenchi Muyo! In Love 2 – Tenchi Forever – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Tentai Senshi Sunred 2 – (TV) – 82,5/100
Tetsujin 28-Go – Hakuchuu no Zangetsu – (Movie) – 82,5/100
To Aru Hikuushi he no Tsuioku – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Touhai Densetsu Akagi – (TV) – 82,5/100
Towa no Quon – 03 – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Tytania – (TV) – 82,5/100
Umi Monogatari – (TV) – 82,5/100
Uragiri wa Boku no Namae wo Shitteiru – (TV) – 82,5/100
Urusei Yatsura Movie 2 – Beautiful Dreamer – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Usagi Drop – (TV) – 82,5/100
Usavich – (TV) – 82,5/100
Wagaya no Oinarisama – (TV) – 82,5/100
X – (TV) – 82,5/100
Yobi – The Five-Tailed Fox – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Yona Yona Penguin – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Yondemasuyu, Azazel-San Z – (TV) – 82,5/100
Yume de Aetara – (OVA) – 82,5/100
Zegapain – (TV) – 82,5/100
Zetman – (TV) – 82,5/100
Zoku Natsume Yuujin-Chou – (TV) – 82,5/100
Blood+ – (TV) – 82/100
Claymore – (TV) – 82/100
D.N.Angel – (TV) – 82/100
Kara no Kyoukai – The Garden of Sinners – 01 – (Movie) – 82/100
Kawaguchi Kaiji’s 9 Love Stories – (Movie) – 82/100
Like the Clouds, Like the Wind – (Movie) – 82/100
Mobile Police Patlabor – (Movie) – 82/100
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion – (Movie) – 82/100
Pet Shop of Horrors – (OVA) – 82/100
Piano no Mori – (Movie) – 82/100
Sky Girls – (TV) – 82/100
Suteki Tantei Labyrinth – (TV) – 82/100
Wellber no Monogatari ~ Sisters of Wellber – (TV) – 82/100

Avatar – The Legend of Korra – (TV) – 81/100
A Chinese Ghost Story – (Movie) – 81/100
Ano Natsu de Matteru – (TV) – 81/100
Black Jack – The Two Doctors of Darkness – (Movie) – 81/100
Btoooom! – 81/100 – (TV)
Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou – (TV) – 81/100
Gakuen Utopia Manabi Straight – (TV) – 81/100
Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet – (TV) – 81/100
Gauche the Cellist – (Movie) – 81/100
Good Witch of the West – Astraea Testament – (TV) – 81/100
Hataraku Maou-Sama – (TV) – 81/100
Karas – (OVA) – 81/100
Kemonozume – (TV) – 81/100
Kokuriko Zaka Kara – (Movie) – 81/100
Kimikiss – Pure Rouge – (TV) – 81/100
Mahou Tsukai Tai – (TV) – 81/100
Makai Senki Disgaea – (TV) – 81/100
Miyori no Mori – (OVA) – 81/100
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya – (TV) – 81/100
Moyashimon Returns – (TV) – 81/100
Polar Bear Cafe – (TV) – 81/100
Rinne no Lagrange Second Season – (TV) – 81/100
Zoku Sayonara Zetsubou-Sensei – (TV) – 81/100
Zombie Loan – (TV) – 81/100
.Hack//The Movie – (Movie) – 80/100
11Eyes – (TV) – 80/100
Aim for the Top: Diebuster – (OVA) – 80/100
Aim for the Top: Gunbuster – (OVA) – 80/100
AKB0048 Second Season – (TV) – 80/100
Anyamaru Tantei Kiruminzoo – (TV) – 80/100
Argento Soma – (TV) – 80/100
Aria The Animation – (TV) – 80/100
Armored Trooper Votoms – The Last Red Shoulder – (OVA) – 80/100
Armored Trooper Votoms – Roots of Ambition – (OVA) – 80/100
A Tree of Palme – (Movie) – 80/100
Avenger – (TV) – 80/100
Bakuman – (TV) – 80/100
Basquash! – (TV) – 80/100
Black Heaven – (TV) – 80/100
Black Jack The Movie – (Movie) – 80/100
Bungaku Shoujo – (Movie) – 80/100
Canaan – (TV) – 80/100
Cobra The Animation – Time Drive – (OVA) – 80/100
Cromartie High School – (TV) – 80/100
Digimon Movie 2 – Bokura no War Game – (Movie) – 80/100
Druaga no Tou ~The Sword of Uruk~ – (TV) – 80/100
Eve no Jikan – (OVA) – 80/100
Fireball – (TV) – 80/100
Franz Kafka’s A Country Doctor – (Movie) – 80/100
Full Metal Panic! – The Second Raid – (TV) – 80/100
Geneshaft – (TV) – 80/100
Genius Party – 02 – Shanghai Dragon – (Movie) – 80/100
Genius Party – 06 – Happy Machine – (Movie) – 80/100
Genius Party – 09 – Moondrive – (Movie) – 80/100
Giant Robo – (OVA) – 80/100
Hanamaru Youchien – (TV) – 80/100
High School of the Dead – (TV) – 80/100
Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou – (TV) – 80/100
Igano Kabamaru – (TV) – 80/100
Interstella 5555 The 5tory of the 5ecret 5star 5ystem – (Movie) – 80/100
Invincible Superman Zambot 3 – (TV) – 80/100
Jormungand – (TV) – 80/100
Kappa to Coo no Natsuyasumi – (Movie) – 80/100
Kanon (2006) – (TV) – 80/100
Kimi ni Todoke Second Season – (TV) – 80/100
Kimi to Boku – (TV) – 80/100
Kimagure Orange Road – (TV) – 80/100
Kotoura-san – (TV) – 80/100
Kyoukai Senjou no Horizon – (TV – 80/100
Kuroshitsuji Episodes 05-08 and 17-24 – (TV) – 80/100
Kuruneko – (TV) – 80/100
Kyou, Koi wo Hajimemasu – (OVA) – 80/100
Last Exile – Ginyoku no Fam – (TV) – 80/100
Letter Bee – (TV) – 80/100
Macross Frontier – (TV) – 80/100
Mahoujin Guruguru
– (TV) – 80/100
Mardock Scramble – The First Comression – (Movie) – 82,5/100
Minami-Ke Okaeri – (TV) – 80/100
Mitsudomoe Zouryouchuu! – (TV) – 80/100
Mobile Suit Gundam – The 08th MS Team – (TV) – 80/100
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 – A wakening of The Trailblazer – (Movie) – 80/100
Moshidora – (TV) – 80/100
Mr Stain on Junk Alley – (TV) – 80/100
Nisemonogatari – (TV) – 80/100
Nurarihyon no Mago – Sennen Makyou – (TV) – 80/100
One Outs – (TV) – 80/100
Phi Brain Season 2 – (TV) – 80/100
Princess Nine – (TV) – 80/100
Rebuild of Evangelion 2.22: You Can (Not) Advance – (Movie) – 80/100
Sci-Fi Harry – (TV) – 80/100
Sengoku Basara Two – (TV) – 80/100
Sengoku Basara – The Last Party – (Movie) – 80/100
Showa Monogatari – (TV) – 80/100
Space Pirate Captain Harlock – (TV) – 80/100
Stellvia of the Universe – (TV) – 80/100
Summer Wars – (Movie) – 80/100
Sword of the Stranger – (Movie) – 80/100
Take the X Train – (Movie) – 80/100
Telepathy Shoujo Ran – (TV) – 80/100
Tentai Senshi Sunred – (TV) – 80/100
Tooi Umi Kita Kara Coo – (Movie) – 80/100
Touka Gettan – (TV) – 80/100
Towa no Quon – 04 – (Movie) – 80/100
Towa no Quon – 05 – (Movie) – 80/100
Towa no Quon – 06 – (Movie) – 80/100
Ushiro no Shoumen Dare – (Movie) – 80/100
A Wind Named Amnesia – (Movie) – 80/100
Wings of Rean – (OVA) – 80/100
Wolverine – (TV) – 80/100
X-Men – (TV) – 80/100
Yoku Wakaru Gendai Mahou – (TV) – 80/100
Yumekui Merry – (TV) – 80/100
Yumeiro Patissiere – Professional – (TV) – 80/100

A quick indication on what all the ratings mean:
87,5/100: Awesome series. These stand out in many different areas and provide a very solid experience.
85/100: Excellent series. They may have a few flaws here and there, but overall they remain wonderful series with quite a few memorable moments.
84/100: These series are greatly enjoyable with a lot of reasons to make them worth watching, although there are a few things holding them back from real excellence.
82,5/100: Series with this score are destined for greatness, although they may have a few flaws here and there.
81/100: These are very good series, who have a few highlights here and there that make them enjoyable and worth watching.
80/100: Very good series, worth the watch. They may lack highlights, but remain really enjoyable nonetheless.

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AidanAK47
To sum that up, don't bully my waifu or I will end you.
AidanAK47
@Mario, She only killed him once and tortured him for information once. Both times because he had something which showed he had a connection to the witch. Besides, the anime mainly showed off her good points but she still has a crushing inferiority complex and a rather delicate mindset.
SuperMario
Oh I have one. How about Lovepon? lol
SuperMario
@Topgavin: it was sarcasm actually, if we do it again next year we might cut down some categories. But I totally agree that we're lacking of good villains. Biba and that teacher are the worst as they actually dragged their shows down.
Topgavin
Honestly though there's been a real lacking of good villains last year. I hear some guy from Jojo was pretty good, but other than that they've either been okay or lackluster. Makes you wonder how FMA:B managed to get so many villians right in so many ways when shows usually fail to get even 1 half as good.
Topgavin
@Supermario Biba or Teacher-dude from Erased surely...
SuperMario
Maybe we should include the best villain next time, haha. I honestly don't know who to pick...
SuperMario
oh Rem, that demon girl who tried to kill Subaru many times over. Why is she the best girl again?
SuperMario
@Kaiser: I watched Moonlight last night in cinema and it was great. I had high expectation for that and it pretty much delivered. Also Janelle Monae was so freaking hot.
SuperMario
OMG, that 3rd episode of Rakugo was so greattttt. @Lenlo: don't need to understand the meaning of the rant thou, Yotaro doesn't understand either
Kaiser Eoghan
Think of the fine children/breeding stock Aidan and rem would offspring =P
Kaiser Eoghan
Dye their hair, make things confusing ;)
AidanAK47
@Anon, hahahaha, cool joke bro.....
...............................Don't make me destroy you.
Lenlo
The one with red hair of course
Anonymous765953
rem? who's that?
Lenlo
Having read the books, theres afew inconsistencies and I dont like some of the choices for actors.
Kaiser Eoghan
*couldn't
Kaiser Eoghan
Buh buh but Aiiiidan you still have the koe no katachi movie and thaaats kyoani =P But lol phantom world was so poor I couldn't get past the second episode. A shame that they could go with the darker spin the author ended up apparently going for in later volumes.
AidanAK47
@Lenlo, I am currently eh on it as well. Only at the second episode so far. I find it interesting but it has a lot of things that turn me off.
Lenlo
7 YEARS I SAT ON THAT BOAT!

Still havnt finished Flip Flappers. I like it, its pretty, each episode is different, but I can barely tell what the over-arching narrative is and thats a big deal to me
Lenlo
ITS REAL
Lenlo
BOAT TIER
Lenlo
@Aidan, Series of Unfortunate Events was eh. I wasnt a big fan of the TV adaptation, though I did like Neil Patrick Harris
Kaiser Eoghan
@Lenlo: BOAT TIER lmao.
Kaiser Eoghan
Thats why I LOVED flippflappers so much, where else can I get THAT anywhere, totally its own thing/beast.
Lenlo
My big ones for the year were easily Rakugo and Re:Zero. Disappointments, biggest one is Berserk. Ive been following it for years, have the entire series on my shelf, and I watched it like a captain going down with his ship
Kaiser Eoghan
At the same time well, yes its still good to see a non-highschool story in ANYTHING.
Kaiser Eoghan
Ah, you see I don't really award points to an anime doing something unique to anime, I judge by all mediums as a group/whole. 91 days may be a mafia drama, kabaneri may be a zombie show but theres already plenty of those in the world elsewhere.
Kaiser Eoghan
I could see myself getting some oldskool charm out of alderman if I watched it. I was waiting for yuri on ice to be dubbed. Drifters for all its problems was some of the most fun I've had in ages.
Kaiser Eoghan
The only thing I saw that I truly abhorred though was the new shinkai film.
Kaiser Eoghan
Most of the other stuff I didn't really bother watching. Its pointless for me to shit on about 91 days and re:zero because I was guaranteed to dislike both before seeing either.
Kaiser Eoghan
Biggest disappointments for me were erased , berserk and joker game. Whereas my surprise was lost passage. My favourites of the year were flippflappers and Rakugo. I wanted Kabaneri and dimesion w to save anime and bring back some oldskool charm but that didn't happen.
AidanAK47
Alright I spent over an hour formatting this thing and now I am knackered. Readers, this summery is over 23 pages long so be prepared as this thing is pretty huge. Don't say you were not warned.
AidanAK47
@Kaiser, Watch it. I bet it will be up your alley.
Kaiser Eoghan
Thats a problem with adaptations, put a voice on certain characters and it can become irritating.
Kaiser Eoghan
And to be fair on scums wish, that it deals with the sex bit in a teen story, well that makes it more daring and thats points for it.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Aidan: Largely stayed away from that series as I assumed it was for young children.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Aidan: Additionally the relationships in that manga got too convoluted, the comedy stands out worse in the anime too. Still though I DO dig the idea behind the show of two kids who are in a fake relationship.
AidanAK47
@Kaiser, you think that's hard to watch try watching Netflix's A series of unfortunate events. Because boy do I want to brutally murder the banker and his family. That may sound severe to you but trust me, you will feel likewise.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Aidan: You were right about it being harder to watch scums wish than read it. I want to hit the twin tails girl with a hatchet.
Kaiser Eoghan
I'm laughing now remembering an old ANN review where they stated golgo 13 was a stress reliever for 30 something Japanese office workers, I get that so much more now lol
Kaiser Eoghan
But seriously violence in fiction, anime/manga included is so damn therapeutic.
Kaiser Eoghan
As such I genuinely was able to enjoy the new M night shaylman flick lol
Kaiser Eoghan
Venting here largely because I can, I now imagine the teenage/twenty something audience members at horror/thriller films as the victims in the films, makes it more tolerable to deal with their existence in the cinema.
Lenlo
I cant help but feel theres some cultural aspect I am missing to the Rakugo rant scene. Makes me sad.
Lenlo
Rakugo, continues to be great and gets another time skip. Im always surprised by how engrossing it is just listening to these people talk.
Lenlo
Makes me sad, just like Berserk. Got an entire shelf dedicated to it but its just so slow. stupid boat.
Lenlo
Vagabond was phenomenal, but its been on hiatus for years now hasnt it
Kaiser Eoghan
....well without spoiling towards the middle of that rakugo episode and all throughout during that middle part, my opinion on Yotaro's character went far up.
Kaiser Eoghan
Struggling to remember the name of that josei samurai manga from the 90s (or earlier 2000s), had a gender bending theme.
Kaiser Eoghan
I've already read kenshin and vagabond, I loved shigurui death frenzy and sword of the stranger but found samurai champloo uneven. Theres a kagemusha manga but I haven't read it and I've yet to see/read blade of the immortal.
Kaiser Eoghan
At a glance I'll go against the grain and say I think demi-chan is funnier than konosuba, going on one episode of each.
I've been watching a fare share of samurai films in the last two years and lately so I'm open to wathing more anime/reading manga dealing with samurai.
SuperMario
Hand Shakers, how I love to watch it jumping off the cliff. This show contains lines like "I don't understand... even if I did understand... but I don't understand." It isn't a dialogue that we encounter too often I'm sure.
AidanAK47
@Mario, Sounds good to me. With me covering Little Witch Academia, Saga of Tanya the evil and Rakugo this season is well covered.
SuperMario
so I've decided to blog 3-gatsu, Scum's Wish and ACCA this season. A bit worry about the latter as I still don't have much to talk about that. Let's try it and see what happens; I say
SuperMario
Okay, I'm not hot on Onihei this week, as if the main theme about these two episodes were "people can be corrupted" then I'm not buying it. ACCA, on the other hand, was still very solid of building up the world and its big events to come.
AidanAK47
I have played all the big roguelikes and found they have the same problem. I argee on procedural generation. Even if the map is different every time you are essentailly going through the same rooms and doing the same things.
Masky
Though to be honest, I don't like procedural(or designed room and then game connects them randomly) games much. I much enjoy hand designed dungeons since I rarely play games through more than once anyway so roguelike's appeal of "Every time you play it through its different!" doesn't appeal to me much and hand designed dungeons are much more memorable
Masky
Can't really comment further on that since I don't know which roguelikes you have played, and neither I have played gungeon so I don't know if its badly designed to the point you can't do anything if rng says so. Though I guess there is nothing wrong about liking luck based games, if roguelike in question is truly unbeatable if rng says so, well, its really badly designed one if you ask me.
AidanAK47
Take my last run. Made it up to the fourth floor. Got plenty of guns but none were really useful. Even then ran out of ammo for all of them and the game was cheap about giving out ammo. Plenty of money but shops with nothing worth buying. Over 5 heart containers but no goddamn health. Died on the boss because I rolled out of a bullet into another bullet. Pretty much unavoidable.
AidanAK47
@Masky, that's the theory but in pretty much every roguelike I played its not the case. If the RNG decides you are going to have a bad time then you are going to have a bad time. Skill can only bring you so far. I have played this game for 7 hours and I know I could have finished it in 2. Only thing stopping me is a dice roll.
Masky
Like, the thing with roguelikes is that they can get easier/harder depending on luck, but well done one should be completable even without any upgrades at all if you are skilled enough.
Masky
Thats not the really case with roguelikes though, unless game design is bad and includes insta kill traps and such that are unavoidable if you are unlucky
AidanAK47
I hate roguelikes. Been playing enter the Gungeon and I just lost all patience with it. Getting real tired of my victory being decided by a RNG. It never feels satisfying to finish a roguelike because I know my victory was determined by pure luck.
AidanAK47
So we got to rely on fansubs for it when it's airing.
AidanAK47
@Mario, Nope. I think because netflix only puts up full seasons they are only planning to put it up when it's finished airing. Or when it's dubbed.
SuperMario
But how does the Netflix thing work? So of I have a Netflix account I can watch the show weekly?
SuperMario
@Aidan: that's a dumb way to do things really because unless you watch the show weekly, everyone gonna forget that it even exist. Just look at Re-Life last year
Lenlo
thought*. Words are hard.

Eventually found the actual first ep though and enjoyed it.
Lenlo
Was funny. I tried to find the first Ep for Little Witch, found original short made afew years ago, watched it and though "This is very similar to the original... Whats new".
AidanAK47
Little witch is one of the best shows this season and yet I can't get subtitles because Netflix doesn't release shows weekly. Motherf*cker.
Lenlo
Ore Monogatari I enjoyed. It was a nice romance that actually explored what happens after the confession. Also the 2 leads are just precious.
Lenlo
Alright but unmemorable seems like a good summation.
SuperMario
@Lenlo: one good thing about Seiren is if you don't like this romance, the whole thing gonna reset after episode 4 so there's a chance that you might end up like it. Agreed that the comedy wasn't very good. Alright but unmemorable
SuperMario
@Topgavin: I watched like first 3 episodes and stopped because I didn't have much time there, but I enjoyed what I saw. A well-written and endearing show in my book
Topgavin
Has anyone here watched Ore Monogatari before? Because in the 4 years I've watched anime, I've never heard of it (I guess it did come out 2 years ago) and yet it's turning out to be one of my favorite shows. Always great going into a show expecting nothing and getting pleasantly surprised.
AidanAK47
Only one more impression to go. Should have it up tomorrow.
Lenlo
Im really not feeling Seiren. Its "comedy" isnt for me and I just dont find it very enjoyable to watch so far. Im curious if it gets any better but 2 episodes in it just isnt that good.
HelghastKillzone
That ending scene is an entire side-story compressed into that. Don't expect anymore of it from here on out as the it sticks to ruthless military/fantasy pretty well.
LookingForKeys
@Topgavin I think it was good, making it the second episode. That way the first set up the world the story will be in, and showed how much of a monster the "little girl" really is right at the end, and then made ep.2 the explanation. Nothing against Tanya trying to rip "God" a new one.
That after-credits scene, though...
SuperMario
Hmm, as much as I like Seiren's omnibus format, it doesn't turn out really hot this second episode. Demi-chan, on the other hand, still maintains its endearing tone. Might blogging Demi-chan instead
Topgavin
Yeah, that second episode was much better than the first. Dunno why they didn't start with that to be honest, waste of an opportunity for a good hook episode. The voice for the main girl still sounds weird to me though; I get it's supposed to sound weird because it symbolizes 'her' being out of place and her personality and body being a mismatch, but it'll certainly take some getting used to.
AidanAK47
Youjo Senki, now we are talking. Like Helghast said, Did the god scene way better than the LN and manga. Made it less comedic and more intimidating.
Lenlo
Oh man that Rakugo intro. Not sure what to think, but first time seeing it I liked it
Kaiser Eoghan
I sort of like good will hunting because I kind of saw a bit of myself in Damon's character when I watched it ages ago.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Mario: Remaking psycho and ruining the shower scene, for shame van sant, for shame.
Kaiser Eoghan
Its easy to ripoff some obscure thing though and get away with it. The dogtooth director essentially stole an old Mexican film to make that.
SuperMario
@Kaiser: yeah, that following some guys from behind like they were on a RPG games, which I think actually fit with the tones of Elephant. I have such mixed feeling with Gus van Sant too. Don't really think he's a great director.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Mario: Although Istvan Szabo is probably a little more well known for that Mephisto film that updates the Faust story. Zoltan Fabri's the fifth seal is a very thought provoking war movie.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Mario: I remember seeing a film documentary that featured Gus van sant in one section, they showed clips of tarrs films, Sant ripped of the cinematography and stole the style from some British short film to make Elephant.
SuperMario
@Kaiser: agree on the other Hungarian filmmakers, I don't know much about them either.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Mario: Scorsese's Silence was a big comeback. I really really emotionally connect with spiritual crisis stories.
SuperMario
@kaiser: yep, definitely check wreckmeister down. Althought I admit that watching his 2-hour plus films will feel like 5-hour anyways
Kaiser Eoghan
@Mario: I'm more tolerant of darker teenage/coming of age films/stories. Les Demons was a big surprise.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Mario: Though its kind of frustrating, I do think Tarr probably takes attention away from other hungarian filmakers because no-body knows who the hell the others are.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Mario: Man, wreckmeister was so visually arresting I started getting dreams from it.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Mario: I would consider Tarr to be kind of a poor mans Janco, Angelopolus and Tarkvosky rolled into one. I don't entirely "get" wreckmeister and man from London but they are great atmospheric mood piece experiences.
SuperMario
@Kaiser: I had been wanting to watch Belar Tarr's Turin Horse and Werckmeister Harmonies for so long now. Well, Fat Girl is shocking haha, but I'm normally drawn into those kind of films anyway.
SuperMario
@Kaiser: Margaret took like 5,6 years to release because he couldn't cut it down in the way he wanted. The final cut if I remembered correctly was edited by Martin Scorsese
Kaiser Eoghan
@Mario: Only a HDcam for moonlight now.
Kaiser Eoghan
I looks like my lineup is witch academia, rakugo and youjo senki, well the most latter one until I get bored.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Mario: I sense a directors cut for manchester, it feels like it need another 30 minutes.
SuperMario
@Kaiser: right up my valley. Watch Kenneth Lonergan's previous works Magaret and You Can Count on Me. Magaret is very messy but have a raw dialogue and interactions as well
SuperMario
Now the first episodes are over, I will keep on covering 3-gatsu, as for the other twos atm I have 3 options: 1) full romance/anti-romance high school Seiren/Scum's Wish. 2) slice-of-life moe monster girls Demi-chan/Maid Dragon and 3) Mature,dark Onihen/Acca (which although I like them I don't have much to talk about).If you guys have any preference on which shows you like covered then let me know
Kaiser Eoghan
@Helghast: At this point I'm watching youjo senki as an entertaining guilty pleasure.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Mario: Too many reboots upcoming, will wait for the dvds instead. I want to explore more of manchester by the sea's director's work. I also want to finally get more into Bela Tarr's stuff.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Mario: I was rather shocked by A Ma souer/fat girls final act. Scenes with the Italian in the bedroom were initially creepy.
SuperMario
@Kaiser: it's a nice review Kaiser, a bit jealous with you that you've seen those 3 films which are touted as the best films of 2016. Also Fat Girl, haha, I love that movie.
Kaiser Eoghan
Poor yotaro =< you have so much stuff going down on you =<
HelghastKillzone
Youjo Senki episode was so good today. That revamped scene with God just fitted so right.
AidanAK47
A official release of that game in the west is apparently coming but it's been a few years and not much news about it.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Aidan: Ah yes that was the one.
AidanAK47
@Kaiser, Had to think for a moment on that one but I think I was talking about this. https://vndb.org/v3144
Kaiser Eoghan
Now I'd hardly consider myself a studio trigger fan, but I watched the first witch academia episode there, it was actually kind of fun, got the same reaction from me as flipflappers did, that magical, special feeling.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Mario: I also, of interest reviewed Kenneth Lonegrans new film: http://letterboxd.com/shao_liu_ringon/film/manchester-by-the-sea/
Kaiser Eoghan
@Mario: Moonlight got some feels out of me though it could of been more, it ends abruptly and with 20 extra minutes they could have spent a bit more time on each section of his life.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Mario: I checked out lala land, ending was very well executed, one of three scenes in the film that were impressive visually. The whole thing looked pretty and Gosling and Stone had some decent chemistry. Although it didn't resonate emotionally as strongly as the musicals of Jacques Demi did.
Kaiser Eoghan
MOM I want aiyoku no eustia and I want it now.
Kaiser Eoghan
I've never heard of himawari or tokyo babel. The hellsing comparison at least interests me in dies irae. What was the name of that visual novel again that was coming out soon, Aidan you described it as "And Kaiser would love it because its supposed to be really fucked up".
Kaiser Eoghan
I vaguely remember the anime for 11 eyes, it was very forgettable, even the voice acting was poor, hated the childhood friends and the pacing was poor, those black knight things were kind of interesting though.
Kaiser Eoghan
@Aidan: You'll have to add me onto the list of those unsatisfied with the ever 17 writer, I read one of those games and felt it was a bunch of interesting bait that never paid off.
AidanAK47
Anyway I plan on doing a review of 11eyes here when I finish it.
AidanAK47
Can't say I was a fan of Ever17. That was a really good twist but when it came to explaining it their was a lot of contrived development. Generally not a fan of the writer. Looseboy, Ryukishi, Gen and Nasu are more my kinda thing
AidanAK47
@Anon, it is nice that so many VNs are on steam but I wish they wouldn't be stupid with the whole no adult content thing. Not so much for myself but to prevent idiots from writing negitives reviews because the game doesn't have sex. VNs can grip you in a way anime simply can't and while they require pathence and time those can be some pretty powerful stories.
Anonymous678956
@Aidan, I am so happy steam's so VN-friendly now. I think it's a very good type of media. Like anime, it has nice visuals, music and some movement but also the inner monologue and text amount of books. It's the perfect combination. Plus, the routes, which are often puzzle pieces and PoVs you have to go through to understand the whole story. True routes like the one of Ever17 blew my mind.
AidanAK47
Hopefully the two VNs I bought of steam turn out better. Tokyo Babel is supposed to be alright and I heard really good things about Himawari.
AidanAK47
I am about a third of the way through the game and really not much of worth has happened. The concept is interesting but the execution is sorely lacking.
AidanAK47
I went in expecting it to be a mixed bag and it's pretty below my expectations. It's just not really well written and the protagonist is a moron. THere isn't really routes and instead you are pretty much stuck with his childhood friend as the main love interest. Problem with that is her character begins and ends with loving the main.
Anonymous675376
@Aidan, damn. 11Eyes is on my reading list as well. Although I almost expected it to not be as good as I thought it'd be (back then). Guess I would have enjoyed it if I was able to read it while the (shitty) adaption aired, maybe I have seen/read too many series by now. Guess I'll still give it a try some day though.
AidanAK47
@Anon, I haven't heard the OST or watched the intro video. I only know it be reputation and have decided to walk into it as blind as I can. Still slightly worried as I was somewhat looking forward to reading 11Eyes for a couple of years and now that I am reading it it's well...not good.
Anonymous675376
@Aidan, same here. I was waiting years for this, since I saw the intro video for the first time. Also, that OST!
HelghastKillzone
Youjo Senki is already leagues better than Izetta. It's going to be top anime of forever and ever. (maybe not)
AidanAK47
And finally Dies Irae is funded. May actually be able to play and finish the game before the anime airs. If the hype is real behind this baby it could be a new personal favorite Visual Novel of mine. Already looking promising with it being like a cross between Hellsing and Fate/Stay Night. Two things I most certainly like.
Lenlo
@Masky, in regards to style over substance thats where im at with Gurrne Lagann.
Topgavin
Yeah, I'll probably watch the next episode to see whether it can redeem itself. Hopefully it can but considering 1st episodes usually get a lot of budget, there's some severe doubt in there.
AidanAK47
I actually argee with character designs and voices are bad in regards to female characters. Still the next episode might change your mind if we get more into the main characters head.
Anonymous671470
It's boring
Topgavin
Also, it seems I disagree with a lot of people in thinking Youjo Senki will be a massive trainwreck. The character designs are awful, the voice acting is mismatched but most of all the premise just seems so very dumb. If I wanted to watch a badass kill people I'd go watch Hellsing or Drifters, because at least those don't have some op, disproportionate loli as the mc.
AidanAK47
Gets even more complicated when you account for Satire and Parody. You could equally argue all examples listed as being as such.
AidanAK47
Little Witch Academia is a decontruction of Harry Potter....I don't believe that but honestly if I tried I could put some reasoning behind that statement.
Topgavin
In the end, it always comes down to opinion (as with every discussion about anime, for some reason). You could spin any and every series as a "deconstruction", which is why people shy away from using the word. You could argue NGE, Madoka and Re:Zero are all deconstructions yet also argue Gundam, Precure and SAO are depending on what points you weigh more importantly.
Masky
Like, if deconstruction is supposed to be just "break the elements and then play story how it would realistically go down" well I haven't watched NGE, but as far as I know it does have stuff that isn't typical to mecha genre besides the "It would fuck up kids" thing plus "realistically how it would play out" is pretty subjective thing. I mean, its mainly about how cynical bastard the writer is :P
Masky
Like I said, I don't fully agree with it because I find video's speaker's attitude annoying, but I found it semi convincing. Main thing I don't find convincing about it is that I don't think its hard to turn video's own arguments agaisnt it and say that by its own logic NGE isn't deconstruction either, like Aidan just said earlier
Masky
And I don't really have energy for checking out the "correct" one. If there even is one. Anyway, the hipster video I was talking about was titled "What Actually Is A Deconstruction?" if you want to check it out.
Masky
Hmm, well, it does depend on definition you use. Like if you use "realistic" thing, well, Magical Girl shows don't usually have "You turn into monsters" thing going on and reason why NGE's pilots go crazy is from dangerous situations rather than evas making them do so. But honestly, I don't really have strong opinion on matter since word seems to be one of those with several different meaning
SuperMario
for me Madoka IS a deconstruction of Magical girl, and yeah like what Aidan said
SuperMario
I think part of Utena is a deconstruction of "prince riding horse and save the girl" because that notion is just a foundation for Utena to become a prince herself and save other girl. That's breaking it apart and resemble it again in its own way. Don't have to be dark/ don't have to be real either
AidanAK47
@Masky, That's just debating semantics. Besides that difinition would pretty much mean that Neon Genesis Evangelion isn't a decontruction either. Madoka isn't a decontruction because it's dark. It's more in its aspects of criticising why a girl should throw her ordinary life away for something as dangerous as being a magical girl. It does take plenty of the typical tropes and turn them on its head
SuperMario
@Masky: Genre deconstruction is such a tricky word that I normally try to avoid using because there's really no set characteristic about the term and different people have different opinions about what constitute "deconstruction". For me, I disagree that deconstruction have to be dark and real, hmm can't say it well but I will give you an example:
Masky
But yeah, I guess I could try to find the video if you guys are interested, though like I said, I got hipsterish feel from the video and felt rather annoyed through it even though I did get what the point was and found it sort of convincing besides my annoyance
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