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Blue Exorcist

on Nov 18, 2012

I enjoyed Ao No Exorcist because it is a refreshingly polished and fun action anime that also has the ability to be serious, which it uses to great effect. To start, I wanna talk about our main character, Rin. Now Rin is an orphan raised in a monastery who has a problem getting into fights in the neighborhoods earning him a reputation as a delinquent, and he certainly looks surly enough to fit the part. But actually (not so) deep down, he’s a big softie and a great cook! Seriously, what more could you want. This sets the tone for the rest of the characters, and their interactions. As we find out more... See full review

8/10 story
8/10 animation
9/10 sound
9/10 characters
8.5/10 overall

Afro Samurai

on Nov 18, 2012

Afro Samurai is, in my opinion, wasted potential. That may seem unfairly harsh as an opening statement, but watching a show that had the potential to be great get ripped to shreds in the face of cliché bordering on generic action-hero dialogue from everyone but the show’s saving grace, Ninja Ninja, was painful. There is very little character development, and what there is seems incredibly forced, as if the characters are only grudgingly growing as people, and even then exerting the least energy possible—it would actually be ten times more interesting as an anime if it were actively... See full review

2/10 story
6/10 animation
6/10 sound
3/10 characters
3/10 overall