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updated their review of Black Rock Shooter TV
Spoilers ahead. Jus' sayin'.
Story: Story-wise, the anime follows two seperate worlds that each have an emotional tether to each other. The main world is about a middle schooler named Mato who is trying to be a good basketball player in her school's sports club and make new friends...Read Airotia's full review
Athletic Mato is excited to start middle school and meet new people, including Yomi, an artistic girl who doesn't open up easily to others. While awkward around each other at first, things change...
updated their review of Welcome to the NHK!
Story: Satou is a total shut-in, a barely functional hikkimori. This is a stereotype that is being developed more and more into animes, partially because more and more of them are popping up in Japan in real life. NEETs, their abbreviation for not being employed or enrolled in school, (Not in...Read Airotia's full review
Tatsuhiro Sato is a university dropout and a "hikikomori" – a person suffering from social withdrawal. To Sato’s dismay, his self-imposed exile from the world is rudely...
updated their review of Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day
Sorry, I can't write this without spoilers. I'm only ruining about half of the first episode, anyways. If you want the version without spoilers, here it is: AnoHana is about a group of friends who have lost touch over the years, and are brought together by a reunion with someone who knew them...Read Airotia's full review
Long ago, young Meiko Honma tragically died and her tight-knit group of friends, shaken by the event, drifted apart. Now, ten years later, Meiko has re-appeared as a ghost that only Jinta, the former...
updated their review of Durarara!!
Story: The story style changes a lot. The beginning of the show is almost episodic, while giving you glimpses of the the personalities of the main characters and their feelings towards one another. However, near the middle they take a dramatic turn towards something more plot-driven, and after...Read Airotia's full review
Looking for a change, Mikado moves from the countryside to bustling Ikebukuro to attend the same high school as his best friend, Masaomi. Though navigating a new school and friendships can prove...
updated their review of Je t'aime
It's a twelve minute... movie, I guess, so I'm not going to bother writing a full review rating everything like I usually do.
A dog is plagued by memories of people who are long dead... in fact, mysteriously, every person ever is dead. The dog is the only living thing left on the planet, and...Read Airotia's full review
- Movie (1 ep x 12 min)
A lone basset hound wanders the empty streets of Tokyo. Humans are long gone, only distant memories remain in storefronts, buildings, and abandoned shrines. All the hound wishes is for someone to...
updated their review of Samurai Champloo
I don't know how many people reading this grew up on late-night anime from Adult Swim, the block of programming on Cartoon Network. This, for me, was one of the big ones — right after Full Metal Alchemist and Inuyasha, I'd say. By the time Death Note rolled around I was already on...Read Airotia's full review
Samurai Champloo is all about style, from the dj-style scratching scene changes to the hip-hop-inspired soundtrack to the eclectic character design. Mugen's fighting style is a funky meld of capoeira...
updated their review of Deadman Wonderland
Story: Starts off with a middle school kid who watches his friends all get murdered by a mysterious " Red Man ." He's sent to a special jail known as "Deadman Wonderland" (yes, we know the reason behind the strange name right off of the bat, imagine that) where prisoners...Read Airotia's full review
- Vol: 13; Ch: 57
- 2006 - 2013
Middle school student Ganta Igarashi witnessed the slaughter of his entire class by the mysterious 'Red Man', and as the only survivor, he was labeled a mass murderer and sentenced to death. Now...
updated their review of Rainbow: Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin
Story: It starts off with six teenagers being inducted into a boy's juvenile prison around ten years after World War II in Japan. They join a guy who has already been there for two years and share his cell. After some initial hostility, they all become friends and together survive the extreme...Read Airotia's full review
In 1955 era Japan, ten years after World War II caused countless to descend into poverty, six young men are transported to a special disciplinary school where countless horrors await them. Overseen...
Yuki is a disaffected middle school boy who has no dreams or goals in life; in fact, the only thing he has is his diary. Writing down everything he observes and documenting every thought...
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In the year 2138, virtual reality gaming is booming. Yggdrasil, a popular online game is quietly shut down one day. However, one player named Momonga decides to not log out. Momonga is then...
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Food Wars! Shokugeki no Souma centers on Yukihira Souma, a middle school student who is determined to surpass his father’s culinary skills. One day, his father decides to close down their...
updated their review of Skyhigh
Story: So when a person dies, they end up at a temple, the Gate of Grudges. Within three days, they must decide whether they want to move onto heaven, roam the earth as a ghost forever in limbo, or haunt and kill one person for an eternity of hell. For the three days they can find out whatever...Read Airotia's full review
- Vol: 2; Ch: 10
- 2001 - 2002
All murdered souls arrive in limbo at the Gate of Grudges, where the Gatekeeper, Izuko, presents them with a choice: they may pass through the Gate into Heaven; they may cling to life on Earth and...
updated their review of Kami no Kodomo
Story: Kami no Kodomo, or God's Child in English, is the story of a sociopathic serial killer. It's starts with before his birth and shows the span of his life, growing up and going to school and all of the trials he's faced with and all of the sick, twisted acts he accomplishes in his later...Read Airotia's full review
updated their review of Btooom!
Spoiler free version: Plot slightly predictable in places, main character development (you know, hero syndrome) and relationships are formulaic, but overall it's pretty good for character backstories and as a survival story. If you like violence and explosions, and I mean really like...Read Airotia's full review
- Vol: 20+; Ch: 97+
- 2009 - ?
22-year-old Ryouta is an unemployed good-for-nothing who spends his days living at home and playing Btooom, a wildly popular online game that's sold over three million copies worldwide. Alongside...
on episode 3 of 26
President of the Student Council at the almost-all-boys Seika High School, the hard-as-nails Misaki Ayuzawa works every day to make life easier on the small population of co-eds who have...
on episode 8 of 24
Takeo Gouda is a giant guy with a giant heart. Too bad the girls don't want him (they want his good-looking best friend, Sunakawa)! Used to being on the sidelines, Takeo simply stands tall and...
After death, humans go to either heaven or hell. But for some, at the instant of their death, they arrive at the Queen Decim, a bar attended by the mysterious white-haired Decim. He challenges them...
on chapter 48 of 144
- Vol: 14; Ch: 144
- 2011 - 2014
The suspense horror/dark fantasy story is set in Tokyo, which is haunted by mysterious "ghouls" who are devouring humans. People are gripped by the fear of these ghouls whose identities are...
on episode 2 of 12
In modern day Tokyo, society lives in fear of Ghouls: mysterious creatures who look exactly like humans -- yet hunger insatiably for their flesh. None of this matters to Ken Kaneki, a...
on episode 3 of 13
Death and reincarnation are inescapable, but what happens in between? Without warning and without his memories, a boy who only recalls his last name - Otonashi - wakes up next to a girl...
Tenma Tsukamoto is young, bright, and smitten with the school hottie Oji Karasuma. She's desperate for his attention, which is unfortunate considering he barely gives her the time of day! Throw...
on episode 11 of 24
Under the rule of a tyrannical empire, Tatsumi, a young swordsman, leaves his home to save his poverty stricken village. He meets a girl named Akame, an assassin who was bought, brainwashed and...
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Chiyo Sakura, a high school girl who fell in love with the unrefined boy schoolmate Umetaro Nozaki, decides to be courageous one day and asks him out. Her feelings weren't conveyed properly, and...
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Rinka is a financially struggling high school girl living with her single father in Tokyo. One day, while going home from school, she sees a penguin flying in the sky towards the Tokyo Sky Tree. She...
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When Yuugo Hachiken enrolled at Ezonoo, an agricultural high school, he had no idea what he was getting himself into. While his classmates revel in the barnyard chores and hard labor, eager to gain...
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- Movie (1 ep x 117 min)
Hana was a student before she was a mother. She was bright and pretty, and her future held endless possibilities. Then she met a man, who turned out to be a wolf, and together they built a family...
on episode 7 of 24
In secret, alien parasites drift downwards toward Earth. Their directive: to take control of a human body and thrive in secret. When a parasite attempts to take over Shinji, an ordinary high school...
on episode 8 of 12
When the infected approached Rei and Takashi's school, it led to a gruesome blood bath that left the majority of students and staff dead or turned into the zombie-like monsters that have spread...