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hrmn

  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • Joined Mar 1, 2010
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hrmn Sep 1
updated their review of Excel Saga
Score 7/10

Excel Saga (1999-2000) - Shinichi Watanabe, J.C. Staff Excel Saga.  Just watching the opening I immediately knew “This is gonna be good.” And for awhile it was good.  The first episode of Excel Saga is side-splitting hilarious.  Randomness to the nth...

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Excel Saga
  • TV (26 eps x 24 min)
  • 1999 - 2000

F City, F Prefecture: the battleground where good and evil have finally chosen to decide once and for all who will rule the world…or at least that's the general idea! Neither side seems up for...

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hrmn Jul 4
updated their review of Comedy
Score 9/10

Comedy (2002) - Production I.G., Studio 4C (?) Not every anime can make me fall back in my chair, stare at the screen, and say “Wow.”  Especially not in just ten minutes. Comedy managed. I can’t think of a word to better describe this short than...

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Comedy
  • OVA (1 ep x 10 min)
  • 2002

Legend tells of a lone swordsman who lives in the Demon's Castle, the ruins near the Black Forest. This mysterious stranger only accepts rare books for his services, books from the ancient past...

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hrmn Jul 2
updated their review of Paranoia Agent
Score 9/10

Paranoia Agent (2004) - Satoshi Kon, Madhouse I'll admit it.  A series or movie that makes me think "Wow, whoever made this must've been smoking something fantastic" is usually a good show in my book.  I like weird and quirky things.  However, the ending of...

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Paranoia Agent
  • TV (13 eps)
  • 2004

In the streets of Tokyo, a new menace has surfaced: Shounen Bat, a young boy who wears golden roller skates and a baseball cap, and likes to whack people on the head with a golden baseball bat. These...

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hrmn Apr 19
updated their review of Cardcaptor Sakura
Score 8/10

Cardcaptor Sakura (1998-2000) - Morio Asaka, Madhouse The only time in my life when I’ve woken up before nine with anything like eagerness was a brief phase in grade school when I fell for Sunday morning anime on channel 11.  I came for the Pokemon and stayed for Digimon...

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Cardcaptor Sakura
  • TV (70 eps)
  • 1998 - 2000

Sakura Kinomoto never imagined that by opening a book in her father's library, she'd be responsible for releasing wild magic into the world, yet that's exactly what she did. Too powerful to be...

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hrmn Apr 2
updated their review of Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek
Score 4/10

Kakurenbo (2004) - Shuuhei Morita, CoMix Wave Inc. (?) Kakurenbo didn't impress me much until the final scene.  First let's talk about the unimpressive bits, then we'll talk about that final scene.  That way we can be all nice and chronological. Throughout Kakurenbo...

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Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek
  • Movie (1 ep x 26 min)
  • 2004

Near the ruins of an old and abandoned city, there is played a game simply known as "Otokoyo." It is said that when children play this game, they go missing one by one. Some say it is...

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hrmn Mar 2016
updated their review of Princess Tutu
Score 8/10

  Princess Tutu (2002-2003) - Junichi Sato & Shogo Koumoto, Hal Film Maker An anime ballet?  Seriously? This was the thought that niggled at the back of my mind when I tried to decide whether or not to watch Princess Tutu .  I'd heard good things about it, and the...

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Princess Tutu
  • TV (26 eps)
  • 2002 - 2003

Once there lived an eccentric author called Drosselmeyer who wrote grand tragedies - one of them was the tale of a prince who sealed away an evil raven by breaking his own heart into tiny pieces...

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hrmn Mar 2016
updated their review of Paprika
Score 7/10

Paprika (2006) - Satoshi Kon, Madhouse I read a review of Paprika that described it as a movie that’s meant to be experienced more than understood.  I completely agree.  The experience is sort of like walking through a Dali museum eating a bag of questionable mushrooms...

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Paprika
  • Movie (1 ep x 91 min)
  • 2006

In Japan, a team of scientists have created a medical breakthrough: a device that allows the wearer to enter the dreams of a patient, for the purpose of healing. The talented Paprika is a master at...

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hrmn Jul 2015
updated their review of Kuuchuu Buranko
Score 8/10

Trapeze (2009) - Kenji Nakamura, Toei Animation This anime is weird. I have called many anime weird in the past, but this one is WEIRD.  Satoshi Kon movies?  Can’t hold a candle to the weirdness of a single episode of Trapeze.  Evangelion?  Child’s...

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Kuuchuu Buranko
  • TV (11 eps)
  • 2009

Meet the bizarre and twisted psychiatric doctor Ichirou Irabu. Occasionally taking the form of a lime green bear, a young man or even a small child, this freaky physician and his seductively sadistic...

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hrmn May 2014
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Saiyuki
  • Vol: 9; Ch: 55
  • 1997 - 2002

In the mystical world of Shangri-la, demons and humans live side by side, watched over by a parthenon of ancient Chinese gods. But when normally-civilized demons start to go berserk, the gods require...

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hrmn May 2014
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Only the Ring Finger Knows
  • Vol: 1; Ch: 4
  • 2001 - 2002

Wearing a ring holds a variety of special meanings. Wearing one on your right middle finger means you are single; matching rings on the right ring finger shows friendship; and matching rings on the...

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hrmn May 2014
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Eyeshield 21
  • Vol: 37; Ch: 333
  • 2002 - 2009

Ever since Sena was little, everyone has treated him as an errand boy. His childhood friend, Mamori, even has to protect him from bullies all the time, although she's a girl. Fortunately, in order to...

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hrmn May 2014
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Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
  • Vol: 1; Ch: 10
  • 2001

One day, a mysterious mask seller had a very special item stolen from him: Majora's Mask, an evil relic that possesses its wearer. When Skull Kid, the mask's thief, runs into Link one day, he steals...

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hrmn May 2014
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Bus Gamer
  • Vol: 1; Ch: 11
  • 2001

In the underbelly of the corporate world, a secret series of battles takes place called the Bus Game, whose participants are solicited randomly via letters in the mail. During the games, teams of...

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hrmn Mar 2014
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hrmn Aug 2013
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My Neighbor Totoro
  • Movie (1 ep x 86 min)
  • 1988

Satsuki, her younger sister Mei and their father have just moved to their new home in the countryside, where grand adventures await them. One day while playing outside in the garden Mei encounters a...

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hrmn Aug 2013
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Pokemon Movie 1: The First Movie
  • Movie (1 ep x 75 min)
  • 1998

The Team Rocket scientists attempted to make the most powerful Pokemon in existence and they succeeded. A clone made from Mew’s DNA, Mewtwo was enraged at his existence as nothing but a tool...

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hrmn Aug 2013
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Pokemon Movie 3: Spell of the Unown
  • Movie (1 ep x 74 min)
  • 2000

Molly is a young girl who is fascinated by her archaeologist father's stories of legendary pokemon - especially the regal Entei. But when her father vanishes, Molly is left alone; and her grief...

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hrmn Aug 2013
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Pokemon Movie 2: The Power of One
  • Movie (1 ep x 81 min)
  • 1999

In the Orange Islands, Moltres, the titan of fire; Zapdos, the titan of lightning; and Articuno, the titan of ice, maintain a delicate balance of power with nature. It is said that if that balance is...

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hrmn Aug 2013
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Paprika
  • Movie (1 ep x 91 min)
  • 2006

In Japan, a team of scientists have created a medical breakthrough: a device that allows the wearer to enter the dreams of a patient, for the purpose of healing. The talented Paprika is a master at...

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hrmn Aug 2013
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Pokemon Movie 6: Jirachi Wish Maker
  • Movie (1 ep x 82 min)
  • 2003

Once every thousand years, the Millennium Comet dances across the sky; and with it comes Jirachi, a legendary Pokemon able to grant wishes. Ash, Brock, May and Max have arrived to the Millennium...

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hrmn Aug 2013
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Pokemon Movie 10: The Rise of Darkrai
  • Movie (1 ep x 91 min)
  • 2007

Alamos Town: home of the world’s largest musical instrument, hot air balloons, and the newest Pokemon contest. Ash, Brock and Dawn have travelled to Alamos Town to take place in the battle, and...

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hrmn Aug 2013
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Perfect Blue
  • Movie (1 ep x 78 min)
  • 1997

When popular pop idol Mima decided to retire from her group, Cham, and become an actress, she had no idea that one person's obsession would soon spiral out of control. With death threats, letter...

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hrmn Aug 2013
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Pokemon Movie 8: Lucario and The Mystery of Mew
  • Movie (1 ep x 101 min)
  • 2005

In the world of Pokemon, Cameron Castle is holding its annual competition to crown a new Aura Guardian. The title originates from a famous legend that tells of a hero and his pokemon, Lucario, who...

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hrmn Aug 2013
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Escaflowne: The Movie
  • Movie (1 ep x 95 min)
  • 2000

Hitomi wanted to just disappear from her life. The track club -- her best friend -- her parents -- she wanted it all to just...go away. While contemplating suicide, her wish is fulfilled by an...

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hrmn Aug 2013
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Saiyuki Requiem
  • Movie (1 ep x 95 min)
  • 2001

Sanzo, Goku, Gojyo and Hakkai are back, but this time they might be in over their heads! After rescuing the beautiful Houran from a demon's attack, the four are invited to her master's sprawling...

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hrmn Aug 2013
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Digimon Movie 1: Digimon Adventure
  • Movie (1 ep x 20 min)
  • 1999

Four years before the Digidestined were transported to the Digital World, and before they met their Digimon partners, they had no idea what Digimon were. That changed late one night when Taichi and...

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hrmn Aug 2013
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Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie
  • Movie (1 ep x 82 min)
  • 1999

Sakura and Tomoyo have won a trip to Hong Kong – a place full of magic and mystery! But little do they know that winning the trip was the result of an evil power beckoning the Cardcaptor into...

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hrmn Aug 2013
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Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie 2: The Sealed Card
  • Movie (1 ep x 82 min)
  • 2000

It's been three months since the last two Clow Cards were transformed by Sakura and Syaoran, and Syaoran and Meiling have returned to Hong Kong. Life has moved on as normal for our...

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