Tagged: historical

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Son Goku, The man, The Legend, The Monkey

What do you think of when you hear the name Son Goku? Don’t answer that, I already know exactly what you think of. It’s my header gif. You think of DBZ like any normal little otaku would. And I don’t blame you at all, he’s by far the most famous anime Goku I can think...

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How is Taishou Mebiusline: Chicchai-san Like Irina?

Genre: Short, supernatural, action, historical, hoyay, romance(?) Episodes: 12 Studio: Studio A-CAT If you are the type to skip to the end, you’ll have noticed that I have “drink whenever you wonder what the heck is going on” as part of the drinking game…. Spoilers for this review, the synopsis is going to be the...

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Gosick – So Many Doppelgängers

Genre : Mystery, Adventure, Romance, Historical, Drama Episodes: 24 Studio: Bones   The small country of Swi.. Sauville is on the brink of chaos. Political unrest both within and outside the borders have caused pressure to build. From the shadows, various actors see this as prosperous times to seize power and shape the future. Dark secrets are...

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The Limits of Emperor Il’s Compassion

I’ve recently finished watching the 24 episodes of Yona of the Dawn. If you follow me on twitter, you know that I was not amused by the fact that the show ends in the middle of the story. Just about mid sentence! Of course now I’ve ordered all the manga volumes I could find…. I’m...

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Yona of the Dawn – What My Readers Didn’t Tell Me!

Genre : Fantasy, Action, Reverse Harem(?) Episodes: 24 Studio: Pierrot SPOILERS FOR EPISODE 1 IN THE SYNOPSIS….I AM GUD AT REVIEWS! Have you ever had a crush on someone that turned out to be a bit of a jerk? Like you were all about that person and they just turn around and do something really inconsiderate....

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The S word – Touken Ranbu

Genre : Comedy, Historical, Time, Action Episodes: 24 Studio: Doga Kobo   Touken Ranbu is the story about a certain group of swords in a certain citadel. More precisely, it’s the story of Japan’s greatest legendary swords made human and brought together in the Citadel to protect history against the demonic forces of the retrograde army...

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Scott’s Super Amazing Recommend an Anime Tag

Scott over at Mechanical Anime often comes up with brilliant ideas. You know the type. The ones that seem deceptively simple and so natural that you wonder why no one has come up with it before only to realize it’s because they’re just that clever. Yeah – it’s that type of blog. I’m pretty lucky...

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Gahkthun of the Golden Lightning – Putting the Novel Back in Visual Novel

Genre: Mystery, Steampunk, Action, Romance Playtime: Medium (10 – 30 hours) Developer: Liar-soft   At the turn of the 1900s the world has been plunged in darkness. The massive steam engines that power every aspect of modern life have also covered the skies in thick dark clouds blocking out the sun and stifling nature, but people aren’t...

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Nostalgic review: Rose of Versailles – My first anime – 12 days

Genre : Historical, Drama, Romance Episodes: 40 Studio: Tōkyō Movie Shinsha   Oscar is the name on everyone’s lips in the court of Versailles. The dashing young commander  has won praise and respect with his impeccable swordsmanship and unmatched marksman skills, not to mention his charming gentlemanly manners. Every nobleman wants to be a bit more like...

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Black Butler proved me wrong

Genre:  Supernatural, fantasy, dark comedy Episodes: 24 Studio: A-1 Pictures   A precocious young psychopath enlists the help of a deceptively charming demon to realize his revenge against his family’s murders by making said demon his butler and developing an antagonistically sexy relationship with him. Naturally, his quest for vengeance will consist of loosely related investigations...