Some anime series of a shonen nature have gotten completely out of control. Mostly in a good way, but there’s a reason why so many people think that these long-running series are nothing more than two people standing at opposite ends of an arena, staring each other down, and thinking really hard about maybe possibly getting around to doing a special attack and filling the … [Read more...]
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Reviews will split the difference between the old classics and the current simulcast shows currently going on. However, this won't be an all-at-once review. Each anime review will focus on specific episodes. Why? Because we'll be judging these episodes on their ability to keep me involved with the story.
If we stop reviewing them after a certain episode, you can probably assume it's just not worth following through to the end.
A Teen Genre Romance with a Believable Relationship? Before we really start to delve into the goods and bads of this portion of the SAO review, let me just say that I never once would have thought that the first time I ever believed a relationship in a teen genre romance would be in an anime about kids stuck in a VR MMO. And yet, here we are. Last Review's Follow … [Read more...]
Awesome Premise or Extended “Let's Play” Video? The official blurb for the first season of Sword Art Online goes something like this: In the near future, a Virtual Reality Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (VRMMORPG) called Sword Art Online has been released where players control their avatars with their bodies using a piece of technology called: Nerve Gear. One … [Read more...]