Tag Archives: Anime

The Goubain Effect

Warning: Contains spoilers for Fafner.

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Before I Knew It, I Became An Ouran Fanboy

I recently tried my luck at Ouran, a show which I had glossed over during my Suzumiya fanboying days (“Other Haruhi? Bah, she fails for not having aliens, time travelers and espers!”). My friend didn’t really help with his testimonial … Continue reading

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Of Aces And Sky Crawlers

Sky Crawlers is a powerful movie. But its production values aren’t the best part, for me. It’s the mood, the mood that the show kept consistent from start to finish. When I first read about it, I thought it was … Continue reading

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Gundam X: Hidden Wonder

Gundam X is a very maligned show. It was cut short by 10 episodes and was a commercial failure. But it achieves something that its direct predecessor Gundam Wing failed at, which is telling a damn good story. Gundam X … Continue reading

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Things Schneider Thinks Would Be Cool, Mark I

Thanks to Owen for indirectly referencing me to this post idea. I’m a huge super robot fan (as if that isn’t clear enough by now), and there are some things I find lacking in the genre, things that I would … Continue reading

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Megatokyo Anime Grand Prix: Round 1 Thoughts

Round 1 has concluded and I need to voice my overall thoughts for it here. As a whole the round was very entertaining and had many good campaigns. Many people too were convinced to check out shows that they’ve missed … Continue reading

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Macross 7: Not at All Fun and Games

A week ago I started watching Macross 7. It is a very quirky show, even by Macross standards. The characters are all amusing without being overly annoying, and I dig the Fire Bomber music. (Warning: spoilers ahead)

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