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Les Miserables: Shoujo Cosette

Dec 26, 2014

Art & Animation

One of the things that made this anime stick out more in contrast with other World Masterpiece Theater series done decades ago is the modern usage of animation and art style. Les Miserables: Shoujo Cosette is a 2007 production that blends a sort of realistic art style that complements the historical aspect of the story. The drawings of buildings represents the 19th century France and it maintains the loyalty that the creators of the TV series have for the original novel. While not being as sophisticated as the modern futuristic or sci-fi shows that aired after the... See full review

10/10 story
9/10 animation
8/10 sound
10/10 characters
9.5/10 overall

Psychic Detective Yakumo

Jun 3, 2011

Psychic Detective Yakumo
Plot: "Saitou Yakumo is a young man with a very special gift: he can see the souls of the dead and communicate with them. When the aloof student isn’t duping his fellow classmates out of their money with fake card tricks, he takes on paranormal cases that pique his interest. Making use of his unique abilities, logical mind and his contacts within the police, Yakumo strives to solve each supernatural case he takes on and bring those responsible to justice. But when the youthful detective becomes the target of a sinister duo can he get to the bottom of their... See full review

8.5/10 story
8.5/10 animation
9.5/10 sound
8.5/10 characters
8.8/10 overall

Witch Hunter Robin

Jun 1, 2011

Witch Hunter Robin Plot: "STN is a secret organization charged with capturing witches of all ages who misuse their inate ability of the Craft. Its newest recruit is a young girl named Robin, who wields the same power that she is helping to control. While skillful at their ability to detain quickly, the number of witches keeps seeming to increase, and the misuse of power grows stronger, casting a shadow of doubt as to what is really going on. For STN, there is much work ahead, and for Robin, her troubles are just beginning..." Story: Something like Witch Hunter Robin is not quite hard to... See full review

7/10 story
8/10 animation
7/10 sound
9.5/10 characters
8/10 overall

Kobato.

May 31, 2011

Kobato. Plot: "The cheery Kobato Hanato is on a mission to heal people’s damaged hearts and gather the resulting “konpeito”; she must collect one hundred of these candy-shaped trophies in order for her deepest wish to be granted: to go to a certain place. Along the way, she’s accompanied by an ever-disgruntled, talking stuffed animal of a guardian named Ioryogi who scores her efforts, attempts to keep her on-track, and reminds her of the rules governing her task: she only has one year to fulfill her goal and she must not, under any circumstance, fall in love with... See full review

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

Maid-sama!

May 31, 2011

Kaichou wa Maid-sama Woot! I'm back with more reviews! Been a while since i reviewed a show on A-P, fuck the lack of time not me! Even though exams are drawing near i still have time to watch anime or read manga. Damn i have no hope. Enough with briefing, time for the real thing: Plot: "President of the Student Council at the almost-all-boys Seika High School, the hard-as-nails Misaki Ayuzawa works every day to make life easier on the small population of co-eds who have enrolled there. Though an unholy terror to all things male during school hours, in order to provide for... See full review

8/10 story
9/10 animation
7/10 sound
10/10 characters
8.5/10 overall

Otome Youkai Zakuro

Feb 6, 2011

Otome Youkai Zakuro (Demon Maiden Zakuro) Plot: "In order to bridge the gap between humans and youkai, The Ministry of Spirit Affairs was formed. Military man Kei Agemaki is assigned to the new unit and seems to be the ideal candidate. He’s charming, polite, and a complete gentleman, but there’s just one problem: he’s absolutely terrified of spirits! When he arrives at the new headquarters, Agemaki is partnered up with a cute, yet brash, youkai named Zakuro. Now the unlikely pair must work together to solve the region’s spirit-related problems to help improve relations... See full review

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

Corpse Princess: Aka

Jan 13, 2011

Shikabane Hime (Corpse Princess) Plot: "Ouri is an orphan who was raised by Keisei, a man he considers to be his older brother. One night, Ouri finds a strange wounded girl in the temple of the orphanage. Cold and covered in scars, Ouri initially thinks that she is dead – that is, until a mysterious talking cat tells him that she is a Shikabane – a corpse. After secretly watching Keisei heal the girl without explanation, Ouri decides it's time to leave the nest. However, he has picked a poor time, and he soon realizes that he's tangled in a strange, supernatural web. Why... See full review

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

Ride Back

Jan 12, 2011

Rideback Plot: "Amidst the turbulent revolution of 2025 wrought by the GGP government, Rin Ogata only dreams of becoming a ballerina; like her mother before her, Rin’s grace and agility mean she’s destined for success on the stage. However, an injury and the untimely death of her parents quickly shatter her aspirations and, for once, Rin’s existence seems purposeless. That is, until she enters the garage of a club one day and sits astride a RideBack! The RideBack, a motorcycle with arms and the ability to stand upright, offers Rin a new world of boundless movement! What she... See full review

8.5/10 story
9/10 animation
7/10 sound
10/10 characters
8.5/10 overall

Hakuouki: Record of the Jade Blood

Dec 10, 2010

Hakuouki Hekketsuroku (Demon Cherry The Second Stage) Warning: This is a direct continuation from the prequel Hakuouki Shinsengumi Kitan and it may contain spoilers! Plot: "The Edo Era has ended after 260 years of history and the Meiji Era begins. However, bitter strife still continues between the soldiers of the new government and former Tokugawa retainers. This is the stage in which the surviving members of the Shinsengumi find themselves upon their return to Edo following their defeat at Tobafushimi." (Taken from MAL) Story: My prediction about this show started to become more and more... See full review

8.5/10 story
10/10 animation
8/10 sound
9/10 characters
9.5/10 overall

Hakuouki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom

Dec 8, 2010

Hakuouki Shinsengumi Kitan (Demon Cherry Shinsengumi Group) Plot: "The protagonist, Yukimura Chizuru, is the daughter of a doctor who works in Edo. The father leaves Edo to work as a volunteer doctor and moves to Kyoto without his daughter. As time passes by, Chizuru starts worrying about losing contact with her father, so she decides to go to Kyoto in search of him. On the way, Chizuru is attacked by few criminals and witnesses a fight between an oni and the Shinsengumi. Taking her into custody and saving her, the Shinsengumi debate on what to do with Chizuru when they discover that she is... See full review

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

Sweet Blue Flowers

Dec 5, 2010

Aoi Hana (Sweet Blue Flowers)
Plot: "Shy, crybaby Fumi has just transferred into Matsuoka Girl’s High School, in the city of Kamakura. It’s been ten years since she moved away, leaving her dear friend Akira behind; and soon, the two are reunited once more. Akira is now attending Fujigaya Girls’ Academy, though she and Fumi still manage to see each other regardless. Between classes and social engagements, the two will experience love, the struggle to admit one’s true feelings, and the joy of companionship." (site synopsis) Story: Yet another shoujo-ai work... See full review

9/10 story
9/10 animation
6.5/10 sound
10/10 characters
8.7/10 overall

Shattered Angels

Dec 4, 2010

Kyoshiro to Towa no Sora (Shattered Angels) Plot: "Average, boring, and nothing special; this is how Shiratori Kuu feels about herself and her life as a high school student in Academia. On what begins as any other day, Kuu's life is spun upside down when a new student transfers to her class. As soon as she sees his face, she is astonished, for this is no ordinary boy – he looks just like the prince she has dreamt of for so long! He extends a hand to her and repeats the words she has somehow heard before, "Lets go... Together." But it is never that easy, is it? A world that... See full review

7/10 story
8.5/10 animation
6.5/10 sound
7.5/10 characters
7.3/10 overall

Sasameki Koto

Dec 3, 2010

Sasameki Koto (Whispered Words)   Plot: "Shy, athletic Sumika is in love with her bubbly friend Ushio. However, Ushio is outwardly attracted to cute girls, something she never calls her friend-turned-admirer. Keeping her tender feelings a secret from the one she loves, Sumika continues to be Ushio’s confidante and companion, hoping that someday she can say how she feels. Whether it’s having a first kiss, cooking a meal or confiding in each other, Sumika, Ushio, Tomoe and their friends will experience the everyday joys of a quiet school life and touching romance... See full review

8/10 story
9/10 animation
7/10 sound
7/10 characters
7.8/10 overall

Armitage III

Sep 9, 2010

Armitage III (OVA) Plot: "The year is 2179: humans and robots have colonized Mars. A newer Third-Type robot has been designed to interact undetected in human society. That is, until a man named D'anclaude discovers their secret and starts a movement to wipe them out. Armitage is a Third-Type that works for the police with her partner Ross, and now these two must rid the planet of D'anclaude and his evil plans." (site synopsis) Story: Ow god, even till this day i just wonder, how can short animes be better than long ones? Some of us say, "it can't be! long ones have alot more to tell... See full review

9.5/10 story
10/10 animation
10/10 sound
9.5/10 characters
9.8/10 overall

Binbou Shimai Monogatari

Sep 7, 2010

Binbou Shimai Monogatari (Poor Sisters Story) Plot: "Asu and Kyo are two orphaned sisters; their mother passed away some time ago, while their father abandoned them due to gambling issues. Asu and Kyo now live in a rundown apartment complex. Asu, the younger sister, is responsible for all of the housework while Kyo is in charge of living expenses; and together, the two sisters work hard to live a comfortable and enjoyable life. Looking to one another for support, Asu and Kyo experience the hardships of daily living, but are still able to welcome each day with a smile." Story: Ever... See full review

9/10 story
9/10 animation
8/10 sound
9/10 characters
8.8/10 overall

Princess Lover!

Aug 5, 2010

Plot: "One day, after a visit to his parents' grave, Teppei Arima spies a damsel in distress, and nobly saves her from a gang of thugs. Relieved and grateful, she introduces herself as Princess Charlotte Hazelrink. Thinking nothing more of this, Teppei soon receives a surprise call from his grandfather, informing him that he is the heir to the Arima business empire and therefore one of the richest men on the planet! Teppei is introduced to his personal maid, Yuu, and various blue-bloods, among them his arranged fiancee, Sylvia - a fencer with a tongue as sharp as her blade. At school... See full review

7/10 story
10/10 animation
7/10 sound
9/10 characters
8.5/10 overall

Madlax

Aug 4, 2010

Madlax Plot: "The country of Gazth-Sonika has been engaged in a civil war for more than a decade, struggling to stay afloat amidst attacks from the anti-government faction known as Garza. With lies and corruption seeping into the political food chain, a mysterious book in one young girl’s possession may be the only key to uncovering the truth and bringing an end to the war. This book, however, is sought by many. And when the invincible agent Madlax is hired to protect those in search of its truth, Gazth-Sonika dispatches a ruthless soldier to make sure that truth stays in the... See full review

8.5/10 story
8.5/10 animation
10/10 sound
9.5/10 characters
9.1/10 overall

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Jul 9, 2010

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch)
Plot: "In 2010, the Britannian Empire enslaved Japan using powerful mecha known as Knightmares; in the aftermath Japan was renamed Area 11, and its people began a hard and terrible existence. Lelouch, a Britannian student living in Area 11, has grown up hating the Empire and everything it stands for. One day, in the middle of a terrorist attack, Lelouch meets a mysterious girl who grants him the ability to control minds. Can he use his new power to fight for freedom, or will his hatred twist his good intentions into... See full review

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

Vampire Knight

May 14, 2010

Vampire Knight Plot: "Cross Academy is a school with a difference: in a unique and experimental setup designed by the headmaster, it has a Day Class consisting of ordinary humans and a Night Class filled with vampires. Yuki Cross and her friend Zero Kiryu are school prefects whose job it is to make sure the secret of the Night Class is always safe; they patrol the school grounds at night and supervise the switchover of classes at dawn and dusk to prevent any 'accidents' from happening. While Zero is suspicious of vampires and hates the idea of sharing the same space as them, Yuki admires the... See full review

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

Da Capo

May 8, 2010

D.C - Da Capo First Season & Second Season Review Plot: On an island where cherry blossoms bloom all year-round, love seems to always be in the air. It is in this magical atmosphere that Asakura Junnichi lives, and when he dreams he travels to the dreams of others, rather than have any of his own. In everyday high-school life, he is accompanied by his adopted sister, Nemu, and an eclectic group of friends including a j-pop idol-in-the-making and a girl they knew from their childhood. Promises, and magic, and love -- Junnichi seems to dream about every girl he knows, but which girl dreams of... See full review

9.5/10 story
9.5/10 animation
8.5/10 sound
10/10 characters
9.4/10 overall

Umi Monogatari

Apr 9, 2010

Plot: "When Marin and Urin – two sisters who live in the sea – find a ring that dropped into the water from the land of Sky, they decided to travel above to return it. There, amidst a bustling festival, they meet the ring’s owner; her name is Kanon, and she wants nothing to do with the ring, which was a present by her ex-boyfriend. After Kanon refuses to accept the ring and throws it away once more, the girls continue to search for it, accidentally releasing half of a great evil whose spirit was sealed both above and below the water.  But luckily, there’s hope... See full review

7.5/10 story
9.5/10 animation
7.5/10 sound
6.5/10 characters
7.7/10 overall

Sound of the Sky

Apr 8, 2010

Plot: "Kanata Sorami, a young Private in the army, arrives in Seize to serve in the Clocktower Fortress and learn the trumpet under the tutelage of Master Sergeant Rio Kazumiya. Though peace hangs uneasily over the world, Kanata finds a relaxing routine of laundry, shopping, and trumpet practice greets her at her new post instead of brutal drilling and discipline. With help from the other members of the all-female 1121st Platoon, Kanata finds her place in the bustling city, bringing joy and humor to the war-weary residents while learning a great deal about the world." (site... See full review

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

Agent AiKa

Feb 13, 2010

Agent Aika Plot: "Earth has been struck by a major catastrophe, causing most of the land to becovered by water. Meet Aika Sumeragi, a scavenger who unearths everything from nostalgic treasures to lost technology from the depths - for a price. During a routine assignment to find the rumored energy source Lagu, she finds herself face to face with a man called Hargan and his harem of scantily clad women named Delma! Now, with danger afoot, Aika finds herself smack dab in the middle of a conspiracy involving secret weapons, a crazed scientist and of course, panty shots galore!" (site... See full review

7/10 story
6.5/10 animation
7/10 sound
7/10 characters
9.5/10 overall

Utakata

Feb 12, 2010

Plot: "On the day before summer vacation, Ichika discovered an old mirror in an old school building. From within it, the mysterious Manatsu looked out and offered to trade favors: if Ichika will do her "homework" (experience the power of the spiritual life forces and write about her feelings) then she will return the charm that Ichika has lost. As Ichika struggles to absorb the raw power of nature, those who watch from the other side of the mirror eagerly await her decision at the end of trials. Can a 14 year old take on the sins of the world and mend the rifts between nature... See full review

6.5/10 story
10/10 animation
10/10 sound
7.5/10 characters
8.5/10 overall

Saikano

Feb 8, 2010

Plot: "In the not-so-distant future, mankind is at war with itself. The lives of Chise and Shuu are torn apart when Chise is chosen to become the ultimate weapon to fight for Japan against their enemies. Death, sadness, and the hardships of love accompany Sai Kano in its grim look at war and its consequences." (site synopsis)Story: By reading the synopsis of this anime and also searching for some more information from other reliable sites like wikipedia, i made an image of the anime named Saikano, and for sure those who really want to watch this anime be aware, you will get serious dozes... See full review

8.5/10 story
8/10 animation
9/10 sound
10/10 characters
9.1/10 overall

Canaan

Feb 7, 2010

Canaan (The Land of Hope) Plot: "In the present day, terrorism is on the rise and the Ua Virus – a biological agent with a 100% kill rate – has been unleashed into the populace. In Shanghai, Canaan is a near-unstoppable soldier who roams the streets, always in the path of a bullet. She is a Synesthetist – a person able to use all five senses at once – who harbors a burning desire for revenge and has a past shrouded in mystery. While the Ua Virus infects more people in the city, others cross paths with Canaan including Minoru, a freelance journalist; Maria... See full review

7.5/10 story
10/10 animation
9.5/10 sound
9.5/10 characters
9.3/10 overall

Kurozuka

Feb 7, 2010

Kurozuka Plot: "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 Kuromitsu, who agrees to harbor them under one condition: that they do not peer into the inner chambers. Soon, they are attacked by the Red Army; they are searching for Kuromitsu, whose blood holds immortality. Fatally wounded, Kurou drinks some of Kuromitsu's blood and gains immortality along with strange abilities; but shortly after, Kurou is seemingly decapitated and wakes up... See full review

6.5/10 story
9.5/10 animation
8.5/10 sound
6.5/10 characters
7.8/10 overall

Earl and Fairy

Feb 7, 2010

Hakushaku to Yousei (Earl and Fairy) Plot: "Throughout the ages, fairy doctors served as liaisons between humans and fairies; but in the present time of the 19th century, fairies are nothing more than an old wives' tale. Nineteen-year-old Lydia Carlton is one of the only remaining fairy doctors and enjoys a quiet life in the countryside of England - that is, until the dashing Edgar, for mysterious reasons, whisks her away on a daring adventure. Said to be the descendent of the earl of the fairy nation, Edgar desires the noble sword of the merrow that serves as proof to his lineage. Though his... See full review

6.5/10 story
7.5/10 animation
7/10 sound
6.5/10 characters
8.3/10 overall

Spice and Wolf

Feb 6, 2010

Spice and Wolf (Ookami to Koushinrou) Plot: "Since long ago, the wolf goddess Horo has honored a contract to bless the rural village of Pasroe with fertile harvests; and in return she has been celebrated and worshipped by the villagers. But as mankind advances, the people have begun to take command of nature for themselves and have made their own god to worship. Horo finds that she is paid little more than lip service, if not outright mocked; and considering the contract annulled, she takes human form and enlists the aid of a passing merchant, Lawrence, to return to her home in the snowy... See full review

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

Heaven's Lost Property

Feb 6, 2010

Sora no Otoshimono (Heaven's Lost Property) Plot: "Ever since Tomoki was a boy, he’s dreamed that the girl he loves vanishes into the sky. However, while he’s convinced it’s just a dream, his classmate Sugata is convinced that it’s related to an alleged ‘new continent’ that’s floating around the planet. According to Sugata’s calculations it’s set to pass above their town at midnight, and sends Tomoki to check it out. Little did Tomoki know that at that moment, a scantily-clad angel would fall from the sky! Calling herself a pet-class ... See full review

5.5/10 story
7.5/10 animation
6.5/10 sound
5.5/10 characters
9.5/10 overall