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Anime Review: Love Stage!! (2014)

April 2, 2015 // 1 Comment

Ever get that feeling when the door to your dreams is out of reach and another door unexpectedly opens for you?  From the director of HONEY AND CLOVER, and WOLF GIRL AND BLACK PRINCE, director Kenichi Kasai is back with another romcom hit that will have you chuckling non-stop. If you love the [...]

Anime Review: Nisekoi (2014)

January 30, 2015 // 1 Comment

  Anime romcoms are a huge hit amongst otakus. But with so many romcom series in the market, how on earth does a show distinguish itself? Fear not! Nisekoi rises above its predecessors in true modern style by ridiculing cliches and involving two star-crossed lovers (well, haters) from yakuza [...]

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 // 1 Comment

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 [...]