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"My-Hime Vol. 7": Great Box, Great Finale

by SB20xxon April 22, 2007
One the 2006 titles I was most anticipating was My-Hime, a school-based melodrama with fantasy/sci-fi and mecha elements. Though the series started a bit slow, it eventually became very interesting. The large number of characters, each with his/her own unique looks/quirks and intertwined relationships, paved the way for numerous plot lines, and the action started […]

"Sonic the Hedgehog": A Fan Looks Back

by on April 14, 2007
It’s a reviewer’s job to be objective, but you, the reader, are going to have a hard time perceiving my objectivity this time. As anybody with half a brain and the ability to Google can discover, I am, or at least was, a major Sonic SatAM fanboy. I haven’t been an active fan for quite […]

"Sonic The Hedgehog": A Classic, Or a Sign of Bad Games to Come?

by on April 14, 2007
Mobius is in a state of war. Julian Kintobor has usurped the throne of the Kingdom of Acorn and re-christened its capital “Robotropolis” and himself “Dr. Robotnik.” Using stolen technology, he is out to turn his enemies into mindless slaves and pollute the planet. One force stands in his way. The Freedom Fighters, with the […]

"BoBoBo-Bo Bo-BoBo" Volume 1: Is Illumitoon a "Bo-nafide Protector" Of These Rights?

by on March 26, 2007
Czar Baldy Bald hopes to rid the world of hair. To accomplish this, he has sent squadrons across the world to rid the scalps of the populace of their follicles. One man stands in his way, though, and that man’s full name is complicated. He is BoBoBo-Bo Bo-BoBo. Along with his friends Beauty, Don Patch, […]

"The Condor": Paved with Good Intentions

by Ed Liuon March 22, 2007
One of the most mocked and reviled superhero cartoons is Challenge of the Super Friends, and no characters received more scorn than the politically correct superhero additions. Apache Chief, the Samurai, and El Dorado may have been created with good intentions, but any goodwill they generated was far outweighed by their propagation of exactly those […]

Peter Pan Platinum Edition: Faith and Trust and a Little Bit of Digital Remastering

by Ed Liuon March 19, 2007
According to one of the special features on Disney’s Peter Pan Platinum Edition, Walt Disney took on the title role in a school production of the original J.M. Barrie stage play. During the climactic duel scene, Disney was hoisted aloft by a block and tackle system, only to end up sailing into the audience. Despite […]

"Walt Disney’s It’s a Small World of Fun!" Vol. 3 & 4: Cartoons For Fans on a Budget

by SB20xxon March 13, 2007
I’ll confess: Despite considering myself an animation aficionado, I really haven’t seen too many Walt Disney theatrical shorts. My forte as a kid was Looney Tunes, which I watched religiously on Nickelodeon and The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show, and the series still remains one of my favorites. So watching It’s a Small World of […]

"Mosaic": What if Mary Jane Got Super Powers

by Ed Liuon March 12, 2007
One of the iconic Marvel Comics titles of the late 1970’s was What If…?, which spun out hypothetical stories or altered existing comics continuity to see how events would change. There was never one that worked off the idea “What if Mary Jane Watson, not Peter Parker, had gotten super-powers?” but if there had been, […]

"Best Student Council": Is This Show "A New Home" for Humor?

by on March 10, 2007
At Miyagami Private Academy one group of girls rules over everyone, even the faculty. They are the Best Student Council, and they have the power to operate the campus’s giant laser cannon, hold epic curry rice battles, charter helicopters, and do various other insane things. New student Rino Rando is surprised to find herself instantly […]

"Star Trek: The Animated Series": Trek in All the Ways that Matter

by Ed Liuon March 8, 2007
Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds. To seek out new life and new civilizations. To boldly go where no man has gone before. With those words, Captain James T. Kirk launched one of the most enduring franchises in American entertainment history. […]