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bvincent

  • Adrift in Blighty
  • Joined Oct 12, 2007
  • 28 / M

Speed Grapher

on Jan 19, 2013

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Speed Grapher
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Speed Grapher is as cool and sexy as it is grimey and unpleasent. I know this show doesn't have a good reputation, It was met with less than steller reviews back when it was released. But after watching it from beginning to end in less than two days I rather enjoyed its uncomprimising style. It's fetishes. It's driven by characters who are selfish to the core. It explores the dangers of obsession and of greed. Is it as good at exploring these themes as it could be? no. There are... read more

7/10 story
9/10 animation
8/10 sound
7/10 characters
7/10 overall

Sekirei ~Pure Engagement~

on Jan 16, 2013

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Sekirei Pure Engagement + OVA
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Okay so this show is dumb, like really dumb. I don't really like harem shows very much. But for me they hold a purpose. The fact they are so mindless and dumb is why i watch them because after a show like Ga-Rei-Zero i needed dumb. I didn't like the first season of Sekirei very much. It seemed even more shallow than most Harem's but the second season was more enjoyable. If only for the fact that it contained way more Tsukiumi. Without her i'm not sure I would have... read more

4/10 story
7/10 animation
7/10 sound
6/10 characters
5/10 overall

Zenki

on Aug 30, 2012

Appearing on Japanese screens back in 1995, adapted from the Manga of the same name by Kikuhide Tani, Zenki is your typical 90's Shonen affair. The series amounts to your basic 'unwitting hero who controls the powerful force with a much less powerful form'. It echos the time it was made and caters to the demographic it was aiming for. Its devoid of originality and doesn't shy away from any cliches of the genre. This may sound negative but rather than trying to be different it bathes itself in these cliches from the predictable plot and its 'Monster of the Week' episodic story telling right upto the... read more

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