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  • Joined May 25, 2011
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Chainsaw Maid

Nov 20, 2011

Why such a high review I hear you cry? Well, it's because of one shot, but I'll get back to that later. The story in Chainsaw maid leaves much to be desired, but does at least show that zombies are always blood stained because they vomit their organs before becoming zombies, that clears up a lot of problems. The animation is to be honest, really rather good, although not a smooth ~24fps, it doesn't lack in detail of characters or gore, however the rooms and sets are all cardboard cutouts. The sound is mildly innovative, using music to illustrate speech and actions, which although used many times in... See full review

3/10 story
7/10 animation
5/10 sound
2/10 characters
8/10 overall

Freedom

May 25, 2011

I went into this anime knowing it was a convoluted product plug for Nissin Cup Noodles. But actually really enjoyed it. Without giving away spoilers, the story is based on the moon in the future as we follow the adventures of Takeru and his friends Kazuma and Bismarck. People believe the earth to be dead so moon life seems ideal until a photo sets off the main story. It's quite a simplistic story that is easy to follow but doesn't get in the way or try to be too over complex. One reason why I liked this anime is because the story was presented in an exceptionally concise manner. I think the directors were... See full review

6/10 story
7/10 animation
7/10 sound
5/10 characters
9/10 overall