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  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Joined Mar 25, 2009
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Skip Beat!

on Mar 4, 2010

Personally I rather dislike Shoujo anime, so when my fiancé and I sat down to watch Skip Beat! Last winter, I was not particularly enthused.  I had found the anime on this site, and saw it well recommended, so I figured, if I had to suffer through a Shoujo, at least make it a good one. Boy was I ever pleasantly surprised by this anime. Story: 8.5 The story and how it was told were clear strengths.  The story itself centers on a 15yo girl whose life has been ruined by a childhood friend, and who subsequently swears revenge.  This is an anime which is driven by the characters... See full review

8.5/10 story
6.5/10 animation
6.5/10 sound
9.5/10 characters
9/10 overall

Darker Than Black - Kuro no Keiyakusha

on Feb 27, 2010

I'm going to give a shot at reviewing my first anime on this site, and see how it goes. Darker Than Black Story - 9.0 Overwhelming Tokyo is a mysterious hundred story tall wall, closing off an area known as Hells gate, while superhuman people known as contractors do battle in the streets.  This is not the Tokyo you know! Darker than Black weaves an intricate and methodical story which builds upon itself masterfully.  While no one would confuse this anime with a fast moving Shounen, it certainly has a fast enough and well structured pace to its narrative that is sure to keep all but... See full review

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