Tag: Nozomi Entertainment

The Rose of Versailles: Part 1

The Rose of Versailles: Part 1

| May 10, 2013 | 1 Comments

Marie Antoinette, who served as the Queen of France from 1774-1792, was beheaded in 1793. This we know definitively. But with that in mind, what satisfaction can we as media viewers possibly gain from watching a fictionalized account of her life apart from gaining a passing (and potentially falsified) knowledge of history– events which could […]

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Emma: A Victorian Romance – Season Two

Emma: A Victorian Romance – Season Two

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Emma: A Victorian Romance season two seems to be almost an entirely different show than its previous season. The plot, while still languid, seems to be quicker and fuller. This may come from the fact that there is more conflict inherent in the story lines. Emma and William have gotten to know each other during […]

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Maria Watches Over Us: Season Four

Maria Watches Over Us: Season Four

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here we are, season four of Maria Watches Over Us. The question remains; will Yumi find her petite soeur? Graduation is looming and Yumi will soon have to take over the rains from Sachiko as one of the leaders of the Yamayuri Council. But first, she will need to decide who she feels is to […]

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Emma: A Victorian Romance Season One

Emma: A Victorian Romance Season One

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Emma: A Victorian Romance is a sweet, languid romantic story of class-crossed lovers in London. In Victorian England the idea of a maid and an heir to a business fortune falling in love was just not allowed. For Emma and William Jones, they have to figure out if they are willing to go against society […]

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Ristorante Paradiso

Ristorante Paradiso

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ristorante Paradiso is a delightfully charming slice-of-life anime about family, love, and a quirky restaurant in Rome. Ristorante Paradiso shows us that there are many types of love, whether familial, romantic or even with careers. This aspect is not directly pushed down our throat at every turn, we just begin to see it as we […]

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Maria Watches Over Us Season 2: Printemps

Maria Watches Over Us Season 2: Printemps

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The second season of Maria Watches Over Us brings us to a change in the Yamayuri Council. The Lady Roses are getting ready to graduate and will be handing the reigns off to the next group of girls. This is a stressful and fun time for all of the girls involved. How will the souers […]

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Maria Watches Over Us: Season One

Maria Watches Over Us: Season One

| September 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Maria Watches Over Us is a lovely anime that shows that no matter the ups and downs, friendship will prevail in the end if it is truly meant to be. Based on Oyuki Konno’s Maria-sama ga Miteru series of light novels, Maria Watches Over Us is a drama/slice-of-life anime that chronicles the lives of several girls at […]

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Rental Magica

Rental Magica

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rental Magica is the story of the Astral magician rental company and its second president, Itsuki Iba. Itsuki is the son of the original president, thus inheriting the reigns although not actually a mage himself. Even with not having normal magical powers, this does not mean that he is completely helpless when it comes to […]

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Martian Successor Nadesico: Complete Collection

Martian Successor Nadesico: Complete Collection

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

When the United Forces military proves incapable of protecting their settlements on Mars from assault by the Jovian Federation, Nergal Industries steps in with a state-of-the-art civilian battleship and takes the front lines in the war against the “Jovian Lizards.” The ship, they christen the Nadesico, and this anime tells the story of the Nadesico’s […]

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Junjo Romantica: Season 2

Junjo Romantica: Season 2

| June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

I wrote in my review of Junjo Romantica Season 1 how little plot developed in that season outside the courtship of the three primary couples. No outside threats, no antagonists, just six men trying to find workable ways to approach their relationships with one another. We are talking about a Boys’ Love anime with a […]

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