Tag: Manga

Brave 10

Brave 10

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

NIS America is one of the most exciting anime distributors at work today, and not just because their Premium Edition collections are among the most beautiful, display-worthy sets on the market. Anything but predictable, NIS consistently releases anime that pushes the boundaries of what those of us who are accustomed to the North American anime […]

The Future Diary

The Future Diary

| September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

So let’s start things off with my short review of The Future Diary: I loved it! When all was said and done and the final disc reverted back to the main menu, I knew this was one anime I would be revisiting time and time again. But my reaction to the series as I sat […]

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One Piece: Season Four, Voyage Four

One Piece: Season Four, Voyage Four

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Containing some fulfilling backstory, a great amount of intense action and some great plot development, One Piece: Season Four, Voyage Four is another winner and a continuation of the greatness that makes up this shonen masterpiece. Trying their best to clear their names and finding out the true reasons for Robin’s betrayal, the Straw Hats […]

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Toriko: Part Three

Toriko: Part Three

| March 13, 2013 | 1 Comments

By this point, if you’re still reading following our coverage of FUNimation’s Toriko releases, you’ve no doubt given Toriko the five or six episodes of viewing required to really get into the series, as I recommended in my review of Part Two. And if that’s the case, you are no doubt curious whether or not […]

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Toriko: Part One

Toriko: Part One

| February 7, 2013 | 1 Comments

The culinary arts have been explored in anime and manga for years, but no anime or manga has ever managed to inject the same testosterone fueled madness of Dragon Ball Z or Fist of the North Star into cuisine, until Toriko. Serialized in Shonen Jump, Misutoshi Shimabukuro’s Toriko explores a world where cuisine is king and people wish to eat rare and exotic ingredients, […]

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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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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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Black Lagoon: The Complete Collection

Black Lagoon: The Complete Collection

| December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Black Lagoon is an action junkie’s wet dream and one of the finest anime TV series that Studio Madhouse has ever put together. Based off of the manga from Rei Hiroe, Black Lagoon follows a group of modern day pirates called Lagoon Company. The group consists of Dutch, the leader and driver of the group, […]

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Hellsing Ultimate: Episodes V-VIII Boxed Set

Hellsing Ultimate: Episodes V-VIII Boxed Set

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The wait for more episodes of Hellsing Ultimate to come out in the U.S. has been extremely long, but after seeing these four episodes in this latest boxed set, I can honestly say that it was worth every single second! Millennium, the secret Nazi group, Iscariot, the Vatican’s elite squad of demon hunters and the […]

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One Piece: Season Four, Voyage Two

One Piece: Season Four, Voyage Two

| October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the past year, I’ve managed to get through over 200 episodes of the phenomena that is One Piece. I’ve loved every single moment of it and regret not watching it sooner when many of my friends told me to. Funimation has recently begun to release the fourth season, in the same vein as their […]

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