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aritentd Sep 18
updated their review of Kurozuka
Score 3/10

Kurozuka After watching the first ep I thought this anime could have some decent fighting scenes. I didn't know just how wrong I was. Fights quickly went down to average / below average. As the action scenes are the only thing this type of anime can build on, I was really surprised that...

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Kurozuka
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2008

In feudal Japan, Kurou and his servant Benkei are fleeing from Kurou's elder brother, who has recently ascended to the throne. In a forest, they come across a house and a strange woman by the name of...

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aritentd Jul 16
updated their review of Cowboy Bebop: The Movie
Score 9/10

Cowboy Bebop the Movie It took me quite a long time to get to this movie. I guess I was afraid it would not live up to my expectations. Fortunately it did! Keep in mind that I am writing this review after watching the series, I am not sure how I would rate it as a standalone movie. I have to...

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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie
  • Movie (1 ep x 115 min)
  • 2001

While on the hunt for an underage hacker, Faye is the sole witness to identifying a man who causes a tanker explosion that leaves people up to three miles away in comas. The bounty that ensues is the...

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aritentd Jul 12
updated their review of Trigun
Score 8/10

Trigun I had the same feeling of being in a presence of a classic as when i watched Cowboy Bebop, although story-wise Trigun is not as deep as Cowboy Bebop. It does have a lot of style and a great character design, but the best thing about Trigun is its sense of humor. Well written...

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Trigun
  • TV (26 eps)
  • 1998

“Vash, the Stampede” - worth 60 billion dollars to the one who can turn him in. Bounty hunters everywhere are on the lookout for this legendary gunman, not to mention insurance agents...

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aritentd Jun 21
updated their review of FLCL
Score 5/10

FLCL I started watching FLCL knowing of all the hype surrounding it and after seeing it, I know why it has such a strong fan base. Unfortunately it just didn't work for me. FLCL is highly abstract anime. I personally love shows, which make you think. The problem with such level of...

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FLCL
  • OVA (6 eps)
  • 2000 - 2001

Naota Nanbada is a boring young boy who leads a boring life in a boring town. His older brother has left for America, and the closest he comes to any excitement is when his deadbeat dad has too much...

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aritentd May 26
updated their review of Cat Soup
Score 8/10

Cat Soup Brilliant. Cat Soup is randomness at its best. It is strange, amusing, provoking and well paced (yea, sorry FLCL). The story? Well...two cats...on a journey...and death...why do you care? It is definitely not something to be watched for story or character development. Cat...

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Cat Soup
  • OVA (1 ep x 33 min)
  • 2001

Cat Soup is an extremely abstract, abnormal, and at times, disturbing adventure, from the director of Nadesico. This 30 minute OVA follows two kittens through what seems to be the underworld, as they...

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aritentd May 6
updated their review of GANTZ
Score 4/10

Gantz This really should have worked. It had the perfect setting for a gore/violence anime. Unfortunately not every labyrinth has a way out and Gantz got lost. The story, although being just below average, did a decent job of creating a background for the action. It had some good points...

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GANTZ
  • TV (26 eps)
  • 2004

Much to the annoyance of Kei, he and his childhood friend Katou have died, having been torn apart by a train. But rather than finding themselves at the gates of heaven, the duo materialize in a room...

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aritentd May 4
updated their review of Queen's Blade: Rurou no Senshi
Score 1/10

Queen's Blade: Rurou no Senshi I though I would be able to force myself to finish it and just rate it 0.5 star, but at the end I couldn't do that. In fact it is the worst thing I have ever seen (mind you I have seen just about 70 anime series and movies, still it is pretty bad). I...

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Queen's Blade: Rurou no Senshi
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2009

Every four years, the violent Queen's Blade tournament begins once more. Meant as a test of strength and beauty, girls fight each other in hopes of gaining power over the land, each with her own...

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aritentd Apr 24
updated their review of Spice and Wolf II
Score 8/10

Spice and Wolf II This is what a sequel should be like. Embracing all that is good about the show and advancing the best parts. Spice and Wolf is back with all the witty lines you can take! I am always happy when I find an anime with medieval setting that doesn't indulge itself in too...

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Spice and Wolf II
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2009

Kraft Lawrence and the proud wolf Holo the Wise continue their northward journey to Holo's mountain homeland of Yoitsu. As the two visit new towns and make new friends a growing relationship buds...

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aritentd Apr 22
updated their review of La Maison en Petits Cubes
Score 9/10

La Maison en Petits Cubes I didn't see this coming. Even though it won an Academy Award, I have been living in an utter darkness until vivafruit switched the lights on with his review. First thing you will notice is the distinctive style. La Maison en Petits Cubes is an art piece and...

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La Maison en Petits Cubes
  • Movie (1 ep x 12 min)
  • 2008

An old man resides in a city mostly submerged by water, living in a home he had to build on top of his old one. His daily routine now consists of smoking his pipe, drinking wine, watching television...

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aritentd Apr 19
updated their review of Millennium Actress
Score 7/10

Millennium Actress This is a great example of weaving a story from many threads and making the final product an extraordinary experience. Through her films, we are told a story of an actress always chasing her love and finding out that it is the actual chase she loves, not the man...

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Millennium Actress
  • Movie (1 ep x 90 min)
  • 2001

What starts as a simple interview of a legendary actress becomes a journey through the history of Japan. But this is no ordinary lesson; from the perspective of this actress, we learn of the beauty...

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aritentd Mar 25
updated their review of Mnemosyne
Score 6/10

Mnemosyne I picked this up because of VivisQueen's review and I was pleasantly surprised. First thing that caught my attention was the awesome OP song by Galneryus (ED too), Yama-b's vocals are just epic. Other songs of theirs are worth checking out too. Apart from the 6th ep the...

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Mnemosyne
  • OVA (6 eps x 45 min)
  • 2008

Rin is a private investigator with an advantage: near immortality. Thanks to the spores of the Yggdrasill tree, both she and her assistant Mimi have lived many years longer than the average person...

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aritentd Mar 25
updated their review of Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage
Score 6/10

Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage After seeing Black Lagoon I was pretty much sure what to expect of this and it delivered all the crazy gunfights and recklessness I could ask for. And it did so with a bit more finesse than the first part. Those looking for a depth and intelligence...

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Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2006

It has been a year since Rock joined the crew of the Black Lagoon, and while becoming accustomed to life in Roanapur, he also gets involved in many dangerous circles. With the level of violence...

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aritentd Dec 2015
updated their review of Spice and Wolf II OVA
Score 7/10

I don't really have much to say about this, my thoughts are basically the same as with the show. I am happy that this OVA was not a drop in quality like with the Elfen Lied OVA. It has everything you would expect from Spice and Wolf. A must for fans, amusing experience for others.

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Spice and Wolf II OVA
  • OVA (1 ep)
  • 2009

After a round of playful bantering at the inn, Holo the Wise falls prey to an illness that not even doctors can cure. Now that she’s having strange dreams, thinking embarrassing thoughts and...

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aritentd Dec 2015
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Planetes
  • Vol: 4; Ch: 26
  • 2001 - 2004

In the 2070s, increased interplanetary travel has led to crisis-level amounts of dangerous space debris, and someone has to clean it up. Planetes follows the space-garbage crew of aspiring explorer...

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aritentd Jul 2015
dropped

on episode 3 of 25

Attack on Titan
  • TV (25 eps)
  • 2013

Over a century ago, mankind was devoured by giant beings of unknown intelligence and origin known as Titans – creatures that eat humans alive indiscriminately and for no apparent reason. The...

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aritentd Jul 2015
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Yona of the Dawn
  • TV (24 eps)
  • 2014 - 2015

King Il of Kouka, a land said in legends to have been founded by four dragons, has only one remaining heir, a daughter named Yona. She lives a happy life in the palace with her cousin Soo-won, who...

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aritentd Jul 2015
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Mushishi Zoku Shou 2nd Season
  • TV (10 eps)
  • 2014

Continuation of Mushishi Zoku Shou.

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aritentd Jul 2015
updated their review of Kite
Score 4/10

Kite After enjoying Mnemosyne I finally dug out this classic from the bottom of my wtw list. Unfortunately the conclusion I have reached is that explicit content doesn't always work well with the story. It has a lot of explicit content, be it violence or sex, and a story that would...

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Kite
  • Movie (1 ep x 60 min)
  • 1998

As a young girl, Sawa is orphaned when both her parents are brutally murdered and is taken in by a police detective named Akai, who trains her to be a professional killer. He turns Sawa and Oburi, a...

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aritentd Jul 2015
updated their review of Kiki's Delivery Service
Score 7/10

Kiki's Delivery Service Another charming story by Hayao Miyazaki and a great mood lifter for when you don't want to bother with villains. The story is simple and straightforward, but engaging enough to keep your attention. This optimistic flight on a broomstick offers a great...

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Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Movie (1 ep x 103 min)
  • 1989

Kiki is a young witch who has just turned thirteen, and as tradition dictates she must now leave the safety of her home for a year to undergo witch training. One clear night, Kiki takes off with her...

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aritentd Jul 2015
updated their review of Barefoot Gen
Score 9/10

Barefoot Gen It is sad and I mean "Grave of the fireflies"-like sad and beautiful at the same time. There is nothing more you might want from an anti-war movie, sweet child caught amids the terrors of human stupidity. Barefoot Gen takes us on a tour through devastated...

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Barefoot Gen
  • Movie (1 ep x 83 min)
  • 1983

The year is 1945, and the Japanese war effort is grinding to a halt. In Hiroshima, the Nakaoka family is working hard to survive in the midst of poverty and persecution. With his father constantly...

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aritentd Jul 2015
updated their review of Wonderful Days
Score 5/10

Wonderful Days I have definitely seen better sci-fi, but it is still enjoyable, even if only for the looks. The story is your typical good versus bad uprising spiced with a bit of love here and there. It is nothing original and not even the best execution of such plot. It would really...

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Wonderful Days
  • Movie (1 ep x 90 min)
  • 2003

Surrounded by water and a world of pollution, oppression, and never-ending rain, the city of ECOBAN feeds off of the surrounding pollutants to sustain life on this seemingly last continent on earth...

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aritentd Mar 2015
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Mushishi: Hihamukage
  • TV Special (1 ep x 45 min)
  • 2014

The mushi are said to become uneasy during an eclipse. Tanyuu sends Ginko to monitor a village for the appearance of a mushi that causes a neverending eclipse. Her foreboding is justified when the...

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aritentd Mar 2015
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Hal
  • Movie (1 ep x 60 min)
  • 2013

Hal and Kurumi used to be lovers with dreams and aspirations, until one day a tragic plane crash tore them apart forever. To help mend his grieving granddaughter’s heart, an old man sends his...

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aritentd Mar 2015
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Mushishi Zoku Shou: Odoro no Michi
  • TV Special (1 ep x 48 min)
  • 2014

Should darkness rise from the depths of the cavern, the boundary between and man and mushi will vanish. Life itself will become bereft of death, and the natural order will crumble. The world as we...

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aritentd Mar 2015
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Mushishi Zoku Shou
  • TV (10 eps)
  • 2014

They existed long before anyone can remember. They are simple and strange in nature, not resembling any other plant or animal in this world. In ancient times, people revered these bizarre creatures...

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aritentd Jan 2015
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Barakamon
  • TV (12 eps)
  • 2014

Barakamon follows the story of Seishuu Handa - a calligrapher, who as a punishment from punching another famous calligrapher is outlawed to a small island. As a city boy will Seishuu be able to adapt...

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aritentd Jan 2015
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Wolf Children
  • Movie (1 ep x 117 min)
  • 2012

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...

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aritentd Jan 2015
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Mushishi
  • TV (26 eps)
  • 2005 - 2006

It isn't unusual for a person to feel that the world around them is strange and has unexpected secrets lying just beyond their sight. However, for most people this is just an occasional sensation...

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