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First Episode – Should You Watch Ace Attorney

Since he was a child, Ryuuichi Naruhodou’s dream was to become a defense attorney, protecting the innocent when no one else would. However, when the rookie lawyer finally takes on his first case under the guidance of his mentor Chihiro Ayasato, he realizes that the courtroom is a battlefield. In these fast paced trials, Ryuuichi […] Read More »

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First Episode – Should You Watch Mayoiga

A shady bus tour of young men and women are headed to an elusive village called Nanakimura. A destination where people can partake in a utopian existence, free of the world’s obstacles… or so goes the rumor. Heading deep into the mountains, the bus is carrying 30 different individuals, each harboring their own expectations and […] Read More »

Winter 2016 Anime Awards – Openings & Endings

Following are embedded videos for five of my favorite lyrical picks for the Winter 2016 Anime Season. They aren’t in any particular order because I enjoy each of them for different reasons, and so it wouldn’t be fair to base rankings on credentials that favor certain ones. Enjoy some アニソン after the jump!

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Terra Formars Revenge Opening Drops

To get the hype train rolling for the April 1st debut of Terra Formars Revenge, Warner Bros. Japan has posted the upcoming sci-fi action anime’s intro sequence online until April 7th. The Terra Formars Revenge opening is set to OP theme song “Kouryoutaru Shinsekai” (The Desolate New World) performed by the heavy metal band Seikima II. It’s a pretty […] Read More »

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Industry Spotlight: Shinbou Akiyuki

Known for his works with the animation studio Shaft, Inc, Shinbou Akiyuki (新房 昭之) is a freelance Japanese animation director. Well regarded for his use of light-handed references, avant garde cinematography, and minimalist style. In the past decade, his directed works have surged into popularity. With “Bakemonogatari (化物語)” leading post-2000’s sales figures, and “Mahou Shoujo Madoka […] Read More »