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toxshock

  • Wiltshire, UK
  • Joined Sep 20, 2007
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World Break: Aria of Curse for a Holy Swordsman

Jan 21, 2015

As a rule of thumb, if an anime has panty shots and boys have their faces thrusted into large teenage bosoms within the first ten minutes, then firstly it's for 9 year boys who get titilated by that sort of thing, secondly it will have a tired and over used storyline and thirdly it will be utterly boring! It's the start of a new season of anime and I get all excited by what interesting shows are going to be starting out. Last night after pretty much exhausting every other new series, and let me tell you, it's poor pickings so far, I came accross Seiken Tsukai no World Break. I decided after reading... See full review

4/10 story
4/10 animation
2/10 sound
1/10 characters
2/10 overall

Psycho-Pass 2

Nov 18, 2014

Note: Don't even try to watch season 2 without watching season 1. You will be entirely lost! Based on 5 episodes Plot
Based a year and half after season one 2115. In season two, Akane, now the leader of a restored Unit One including rookie inspector Mika Shimotsuki, Ginoza, who is demoted to an enforcer, Yayoi and two new enforcers, Sakuya Togane and Sho Hinakawa, face a new threat in the form of Kirito Kamui, another criminal mastermind who, just like Shogo, intends to bring down the Sybil System by exploiting its flaws instead of just wreaking havoc. Skilled in avoiding all forms of detection... See full review

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

Mushishi Zoku Shou 2nd Season

Nov 18, 2014

Story Mushishi Zoku Shou 2 is an episodic series based around Ginko a Mushi Master who must travel the country helping those being affected my Mushi, which are ubiquitous creatures with supernatural powers, but are primitive and ancient. Most humans are unable to see them, but some can be affected in a variety of ways. In this season we catch a glimpse into Gink's past, see why he wears his hair in front of one of his eyes, why he must keep on the move and how he learnt his skills. The beauty of this series is the slow paced nature of the story telling and how the feelings of the characters creates... See full review

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

Yona of the Dawn

Nov 18, 2014

Based on 6 episodes. Plot (Spoiler Alert) Yona is 15 year old Princess who is pretty spoilt and clueless. Her two best friends are her cousin Soo-Won who is sweet and gentle,and who she dreams of marrying and Hak, would be leader of the wind tribe. The monarchy is supported by several tribes, the Wind among them. Hak takes on the role of the Princess's minder at the Kings' request and is powerful and strong, but appears to take no interested in either being the Princess's protector or leader of the Wind tribe. The King the younger of two brothers was surprisingly given the throne instead of his brave... See full review

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

Wolf Girl and Black Prince

Nov 18, 2014

Based on 7 episodes. Story The story evolves around a teenage girl and boy called Erika and Kyouya. Desperate to fit in at her new school Erika makes up a boyfriend, who unbeknown to her is actually in her year. About to be found out she drags Kyouya out of the class room and has to own up to her lies. Kyouya, known as the Prince is devastatingly handsome and idolised by girls and boys alike for his looks, charm and polite nature, surprisingly agrees to be her boyfriend (for show) if she agrees to be his dog and all that entails. Showing that he is actually sadistic. This is a funny anime, and I find... See full review

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

Argevollen

Oct 10, 2014

I am writing this after binge watching the first 14 episodes. I am quite surprised that Shirogane no Ishi Argevollen hasn't received better reviews, it currently stands at 2.68/5.00. My guess for this is that in the first few episodes it felt quite conflicted whether this was an adult or teenage storyline. It has the depth and subtleness of an adult story, with elements of the futility of war, politics, greed, revenge, power struggles, loss and is an overal intelligent series, but it takes it time to build on it. Where it fails is some of the characters. Jamie and Tokimune are somewhat irritating and I'm... See full review

9/10 story
7.5/10 animation
7/10 sound
7.5/10 characters
8/10 overall