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stealthmomo

  • Seattle, WA USA
  • Joined Jul 6, 2011
  • ? / M

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

on Jul 24, 2011

I don't know why it took me so long to get around to this series. It had been recommended to me many times but I kinda had it on the back-burner. However, one day I saw the entire first series on Nyaa Torrents and decided to grab it. I'm so glad I did. It is a hellofalot of fun. Plenty of energy, humor and action. For those who haven't seen it, I highly recommend that you do. It is my belief that it is a pivotal series in the evolution of modern anime. Now, bearing in mind that I have only been what could be considered an otaku for 3 years, I found this series to feel like it was a turning point in 21st... read more

8/10 story
8/10 animation
8/10 sound
9/10 characters
8.5/10 overall

Strike Witches TV 2

on Jul 21, 2011

Strike Witches is an interesting franchise to say the least. Although most American audiences are only familiar with the Anime, in Japan it was preceded by a series of light novels, art albums and 2 manga story arcs (not to mention the obsequious doujins of course). The anime is a peculiar beast indeed. There is no denying it is a light and fluffy moé-fest that is about as deep as a kiddie-pool. But, gods, it is done with such craft. The animation (by AIC Spirits, taking over from GONZO) is gorgeous to behold. And the attention to backgrounds, period detail and incidental music just make the... read more

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