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Just like .hack, but thankfully nowhere near as boring

Advantages: Contains several stories that tug at the heartstrings, catchy soundtrack.
Disadvantages: Seven episodes isn't great value when compared to other anime releases.

Sword Art Online (part one) is a DVD release from Manga Entertainment, which contains the opening seven episodes of a series that adapts Reki Kawahara's light novels into anime form. The show focuses on a newly launched online roleplaying game named (yes ...

Dentolux 26.01.2014 · Read full review
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From Up on Poppy Hill - Thumbs up or a load of poopy?

Advantages: Sweet coming of age story, contains Ghibli's trademark quality visuals.
Disadvantages: Some of the characters are rather bland, the pacing will bore young viewers.

From Up on Poppy Hill (known in its native Japan as Kokuriko-zaka Kara) is an animated movie based on the eighties manga penned by Tetsuro Sayama. This Studio Ghibli feature is directed by Miyazaki, but don't get too excited because the man at the helm is ...

Dentolux 25.05.2014 · Read full review
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Is this a Zombie: Of the Dead: More fun than a Romero Flick

Advantages: Hilarious harem comedy, fan service to satisfy all tastes, decent extras for an anime DVD.
Disadvantages: Those seeking a good story should look elsewhere, some unfunny crude jokes.

Is this a Zombie: Of the Dead is the second season of the Is this a Zombie anime, which is based on the Shinichi Kimura light novels of the same name. The series continues to tell the adventures of Ayumu Aikawa, a Japanese high school student, who has bee ...

Dentolux 19.02.2014 · Read full review
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There is no blood, there is no vengeance!

Advantages: 3D looks alright
Disadvantages: Read my entire review!

This movie is so wretched and disgusting that I have to write this review to warn you of the horrors that seep out of it. It's not a horror film, it is a 3D computer generated film based off the popular fighting game series, Tekken. It ...

fatman88 25.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Tekken - Blood Vengeance (DVD)

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Angel Beats (witty title forthcoming...)

Advantages: Strangely unexpect anime that's more interesting than initial glances might suggest
Disadvantages: Depends on taste really

...to be pleasantly surprised and you have that look on your face… Yes, Angel Beats rather took me by surprise. The plot is not such that it would make me want to watch it but that’s where a decent few lines of opinion can get you i ...

GenerallyInterested 10.08.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Angel Beats - Complete Series Collection (DVD)

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