Casshern Sins Review

Even robots fear death. Well, it would seem that America’s fanaticism for reboots has finally made its way to the Land of the Rising Sun. That’s right, boys and girls: What we have here is a reboot of the classic (and by that I mean really old-school) anime series Casshern. This time around, though, the […]

Blue Exorcist Review

And you thought your dad was a jerk. Life can be pretty rough if you’re the son on the devil. At least, that’s the premise of Blue Exorcist. Luckily for humanity, though, the devil’s kid, Rin, is much more interested in socking his old man in the face rather than joining him. So Rin goes […]

Black Blood Brothers Review

Black Blood Brothers might have fangs, but it doesn’t sparkle. Black Blood Brothers is a 12-episode anime based on the manga by Kōhei Azano and by Yuuya Kusaka. The series takes place in a world in which humans and vampires coexist, following a vampire named Jiro Mochizuki (voiced by J. Michael Tatum) who comes to […]

Baccano! Review

But where’s the main character? With most focusing on high kicks, robots and cat girls, it seems that anime that gives audiences something significant to think about are few and far between. However, Baccano! (based on the series by Ryohgo Narita) subtly deals with the idea of perception and the role it can play with […]

Angel Beats! Review

Life is worth living. Angel Beats! is probably one of the most confusing anime I’ve ever had the pleasure of running across. What starts off as a series that invokes groans and eye rolling, quickly turns to delightful laughter over just how absurd and stupid everything is, right up until it hits you like a […]

Air Gear Review

Wait, so inline skating is cool again? The series Air Gear (based on the manga by Ito “Oh Great” Ōgure), is perhaps the very definition of anime. It blends together action and comedy (and of course a bit of perversion) in a way that only Japan can, and it leaves the viewer wanting more and […]