At the start of the 2013 fall anime season, I was looking at different synopses for different series. One that seemed interesting to me was for a series called Arpeggio of Blue Steel: Ars Nova. The description didn’t sound great, but the ship designs looked cool. When the first episode came out, I watched it,… Read More Throwback Thursdays: Arpeggio of Blue Steel – Ars Nova –
Samurai 7 is based on the Japanese film Seven Samurai (Shinchinin no Samurai), produced by the legendary film director Akira Kurosawa, the difference being that Samurai 7 takes the period action and drama of Seven Samurai and throws it into a into a mix of science-fiction, diesel-punk, and historical-ish timeline that feels like the anime… Read More Throwback Thursdays: Samurai 7
The first anime I fell in love with was Code Geass, but shortly after that another show captured my attention. It is called Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (sounded out as Gundam Double Oh). Gundam 00 is in many ways a standard Gundam series. The story takes place in an alternate timeline in the future, as… Read More Throwback Thursdays: Gundam 00
This week, I have the honor of talking about my number one favorite media series. The reason I say it like that is because I originally fell in love with the Bakuman manga as it was being serialized, and it wasn’t till a few weeks ago that I was able to get ahold of the… Read More Throwback Thursdays: Bakuman。
After receiving numerous recommendations over the years, I finally sat down and watched Cowboy Bebop. After finishing the show, I decided it was necessary to review the show as soon as possible. I should also point out Charles is a huge fan of this show (E/N: I am most definitely a huge fan of it!).… Read More Throwback Thursdays: Cowboy Bebop
A month ago, TWWK offered all of the readers on this blog the opportunity to decide what anime you wanted me to review. I am stunned at the result. I never imagined that Natsume Yuujin-Cho would win, especially against Sword Art Online. Well anyway, prepare yourselves as I am about to begin. Natsume Yuujin-Cho (aka… Read More TBT Readers Choice Winner: Natsume Yuujin-Cho
I am very biased in my love for Full Metal Panic! I very strongly relate to one of the main characters, which I will elaborate on later, but for now, know that up front. Full Metal Panic! is a boy meets girl story according to its creator. I tend to think about it as an… Read More Throwback Thursdays: Full Metal Panic!