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Anime Review: Kimi ni Todoke Vs. Sukkite Ii Na Yo (Say I love you)

GeekIt! Top 5 Defining Kids’ Shows

January 24, 2013 // 2 Comments

It’s a lazy afternoon and you’re flicking through the TV before landing on the children programmes. All the 90s kids’ shows that were once animated in claymation are now animated in vibrant 2D-3D. And all the shows that were once filled with adventures and whimsical characters are [...]

Anime Review: Sakamichi No Apollon

January 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

It’s not often that we come across musical anime series. No, not the bravado musicals or the ones about school idol wannabes. But what about an anime about jazz? Yes, you heard it right! Labelled as the ‘jazz anime’, Sakamichi No Apollon (Kids on the Slope) will prove that [...]

Flashback: Meeting Shin-ichiro Miki

January 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

Shin-ichiro Miki is a Japanese voice actor (seiyuu) with over 230 voice credits to his name. Miki is best known for voicing cool, handsome characters and villains. Some of his roles include James (Kojirou) in Pokémon, Kisuke Urahara in Bleach, Genzo Wakabayashi in Captain Tsubasa J, Takumi [...]

Film Review: Eight Rangers

December 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

If you have never seen a Japanese film before, Eight Rangers is the perfect starter for you! At first glance, the film looks like a generic comedy about Power Ranger wannabes trying to save the world from terrorists. The irony about Eight Rangers is that the film is exactly as it sounds. But [...]

Anime Review: Ano Natsu de Matteru

December 12, 2012 // 1 Comment

While testing his camera at night, Kaito Kirishima is caught amid a mysterious explosion in his small town. Strangely, Kaito wakes up the next day perfectly fine but with no recollection of what happened the day before. Unfazed by what appears to be a dream, he heads to school not giving much [...]

Anime Review: Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi (2011)

November 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

Due to his coworkers’ jealousy of his success, literary editor Onodera Ritsu resigns from his father’s publishing company, claiming that he is simply riding his father’s coat-tails. He applies for a position at Marukawa Publishing in the department of literature but to his [...]

Anime Review: Steins;Gate (2011)

November 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

Steins;Gate takes place in the Akihabara district of Tokyo. On July 28, 2010, Rintarō Okabe and his friend Mayuri Shīna was heading towards the Radio Kaikan building for a conference when Okabe finds a girl named Kurisu Makise lying in a pool of blood.  As Okabe sends a text message about the [...]

Anime Review: Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011)

November 21, 2012 // 1 Comment

In the city of Mitakihara, a schoolgirl named Madoka Kaname and her friend Sayaka Miki are approached by a ‘familiar’ named Kyubey, who offers to grant each of them one wish in return for making them a magical girl.  However, contrary to the glamorous advantages of becoming a magical girl, [...]

Anime Review: Chihayafuru Season 1 (2011)

November 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

Chihaya Ayase is a girl who has spent most of her life simply supporting her sister in her model career. This changes when she meets a boy named Arata Wataya, a talented karuta player. After playing a game with Chihaya, Arata believes that she has the potential to become a great karuta player. As [...]