Tag: Funimation

Baka & Test: Summon the Beasts (Season Two)

Baka & Test: Summon the Beasts (Season Two)

| January 31, 2013 | 1 Comments

When FUNimation released Baka & Test: Season One in 2011, the second season of the series was only just then airing in Japan. Given the breakneck pace at which I plowed through the first season and the high praise I heaped upon those 13 episodes and FUNimation’s Blu-ray/DVD release of them, you can imagine how […]

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Shakugan no Shana S: OVA Series

Shakugan no Shana S: OVA Series

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The fifth release in FUNimation Entertainment’s series of Shakugan no Shana Blu-ray and DVDs, available today, collects the 4-episode OVA series, Shakugan no Shana S.Although the first two episodes take place at nonspecific points during the series’ first two seasons and the closing two-parter serves as a prequel to the series, S is intended to […]

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Blood-C: The Complete Series

Blood-C: The Complete Series

| January 22, 2013 | 1 Comments

Uncompromising, subversive and incredibly violent are but a few of the many words that can describe Blood-C. Made in a collaboration between Production I.G. and CLAMP, this sort-of spin off of the original movie made in 2000, Blood: The Last Vampire, is one the most riveting horror anime TV shows of recent years and certainly […]

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Shakugan no Shana: The Movie

Shakugan no Shana: The Movie

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Shakugan no Shana: The Movie is interesting in that it is not a follow-up to the series in any way, nor does it fit seamlessly into the existing narrative of the series. If anything, it could be viewed as a summation of the events depicted in the first story arc in which Shana and Yuji […]

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Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt: The Complete Series Blu-ray

Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt: The Complete Series Blu-ray

| January 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sure, FUNimation’s three-disc DVD release of Panty & Stocking with Garter Belt boasted a solid visual presentation and surprisingly dynamic audio… for a DVD. But as thankful as we all were for the opportunity to pick up the series on home video in any format, much less in a release of this caliber, we all […]

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One Piece: Season Four-Voyage Three

One Piece: Season Four-Voyage Three

| December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Having gone and reviewed over 200 episodes of One Piece, it still astounds me that this series, while being a straight forward Shonen title, manages to still captivate and deliver some of the most emotional punches than any other series I’ve ever seen. Major stakes get raised and the adventure even more eventful, with the […]

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Steins;Gate Part Two

Steins;Gate Part Two

| December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

I adored what I got out of the first 12 episodes contained in the first part of Steins;Gate, but I have to honestly say that the final 13 within Part Two is a somewhat of a let down. After the events that take place that lead to the death of a Future Gadget Lab member, […]

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Mass Effect-Paragon Lost

Mass Effect-Paragon Lost

| December 30, 2012 | 1 Comments

Co-Productions have had some good moments and bad one’s pertaining to anime. I loved The Animatrix a lot more than the last two films in the trilogy and Batman: Gotham Knight has some pretty good entries in its anthology. So when word got out about there being a Co-Production between BioWare and Funimation, concerning the Mass […]

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A Certain Magical Index

A Certain Magical Index

| December 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

The J. C. Staff studios anime, A Certain Magical Index, is but one of many media texts adapted from a series of light novels by Kazuma Kamachi. Kamachi’s saga of science and magic also spawned a manga, video games, an OVA, and even an upcoming film. The spinoff manga, A Certain Scientific Railgun, was previously […]

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Shakugan no Shana: Season II

Shakugan no Shana: Season II

| December 27, 2012 | 1 Comments

I first encountered this highly-addictive anime through FUNimation Entertainment’s Blu-ray release of Shakugan no Shana’s first season, repackaging the same portion previously released by Geneon with the original dub and all. That release, while collecting 24 episodes of an absolutely terrific series, left me wanting a bit more from FUNimation’s future releases of the title, […]

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