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Rollo

  • SCAD Atlanta
  • Joined Sep 7, 2011
  • 25 / M

Hellsing

on Feb 5, 2012

This series is amazing, as to be expected from anything written by Chiaki J. Konaka.  Vampire stories have been perverted and sucked dry...bad pun.  For once there is a modern nosteramous, where the undead are something to be feared while providing interest to the viewer. It is important to compare this anime to the manga and OVAs.  The better bits to their story includes a more intriguing opening, the nature of vampires is better explained, Seres has a darker side to her, and they are better paced.  On the other hand, the TV series has a far more belivable narrative, the... See full review

8.5/10 story
7.5/10 animation
9.5/10 sound
8.5/10 characters
9/10 overall

Digimon Season 3: Tamers

on Jan 22, 2012

To put it simply, as a mass produced franchise series for kids this is not going to be an "amazing" series.  The plot is sappy and like the characters, transparent.  On the other hand it is an exception, probably due to the fact that this season was written by Chiaki J. Konaka. This is the same guy who is known for some big, important animes such as Texhnolyze, Hellsing, Bubblegun Crisis, The Big O, etc...  As with his other material, the feel is unusually dark and disturbed for what is supposed to be a show for young people.    Hidden underneath cliche morals about... See full review

4/10 story
3.5/10 animation
5/10 sound
5.5/10 characters
6/10 overall