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Review: “Vixen: The Movie” – If You Could Channel the Animals

by Classic Speedyon May 30, 2017
There’s no better time to be a superhero fan. Not only are there multiple live-action adaptations of superhero comic book characters per year, but the animated world is always abuzz with new material, whether it be long-time favorites like Batman and Superman or lesser-known characters to those not well-versed in comics. Vixen is in the […]
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Review: “Garo: The Animation Season 1 Part 2” – Lock Up the Wolves

by Weathermanon May 26, 2017
When we last saw the Makai Knights in Garo: The Animation Season 1 Part 1, things were good and not so good. The villainous Mendoza had been deposed, though neither easily nor cheaply. German has left to continue his work cleaning up the last of the Horrors, Ema is just plain gone, and poor Alphonso […]

Sailor Moon R: The Movie

Review: “Sailor Moon R: The Movie” The Promise of the Rose, or Wilted Garbage?

by Chad Boninon May 26, 2017
When an apparently innocuous asteroid passes near Earth’s orbit, nobody fears anything out of the ordinary… except the Sailor Guardians! Infested with a particularly virulent sentient space weed, Sailor Moon and her team will have to defend their home with the power of love and justice. The enemy sending these threats is Fiore, but is […]
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Review: “Garo: The Animation Season 1 Part 1” – Neon Knights

by Weathermanon May 25, 2017
Garo: The Animation concerns itself with one Leon Luis, orphan son of a witch (the magic using kind, not the generally-unpleasant-woman kind). Leon has issues. So so so many issues. He has no home, no friends, no living mom, and no actual dad. All he does have is a somewhat hedonistic guardian named German Luis. […]

Review: “Digimon Adventure Tri: Reunion” – Prodigious! This Digi-Movie is a Digi-Blast!

by Neo Yion May 25, 2017
Previously considered cult classics tucked away in the back of VHS stores in the “Foreign” section, anime reached broader range in the mid-90s, with the gateway drug for many being the money-making monstrosity that is the Pokémon franchise. Its pop cultural impact cannot be understated, so it should not be a surprise that FOX Kids […]

Review: “Boruto: Naruto the Movie” – The Kids Are (Mostly) Alright

by macattackon May 24, 2017
WARNING: Spoilers for the end of the Naruto manga and the Naruto Shippuden anime series are placed throughout this review. This is unavoidable due to Boruto‘s subject matter. This is your only warning. It’s hard to believe that the Naruto manga had ended back in 2014. It seems like the franchise has never truly left us, since the Naruto Shippuden anime kept going […]

Twin Saga Delivers a Quirky But Welcoming MMORPG – Video Game Review

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison May 4, 2017
Twin Saga’s structure makes it ideal for a stress-free RPG experience that people of any demographic can play together. What’s more despite its imperfections Twin Saga is capable of bestowing the fantasy of imitating an overpowered anime hero, and it’s at times where sustained combat can be found that the gameplay really shines and leaves […]
Teen Titans: The Judas Contract

Review: “Teen Titans: The Judas Contract” – Old Wine, New Label

by Ed Liuon April 28, 2017
The new animated movie Teen Titans: The Judas Contract presents an interesting set of contradictions. It’s an adaptation of a renowned superhero comic book story by Marv Wolfman and George Perez, but its big surprise twist has been known for decades now. It’s also being added to a DC animated universe continuity where nearly all […]

Review: “The Boss Baby” Stands on Its Own Two Feet

by Christopher Glennonon March 31, 2017
Babies are loud, irrational, and demanding of time. A stereotypical boss is loud, irrational, and demanding of time. A baby runs a household just like a boss runs a company. You know what would be funny? If a baby actually dressed and acted like a boss but was still a baby. That’s the thought process […]

Review: “Sword of the Stranger” Is Tried But True Entertainment

by macattackon March 29, 2017
No J-pop song opens or closes Sword of the Stranger. There are no celebrity stunt-casts for either the Japanese or English versions. The director, Masashi Ando, was the ultimate workman of the Japanese industry, with a long credit list of storyboards, key animation, and episode direction, but few series or movie direction at the time […]