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Samurai Flamenco (Part 1) - Beware Umbrella Thieves!

Advantages: The first seven epiosdes will appeal to Kick-Ass fans. Rather funny.
Disadvantages: Episode eleven is too silly for my taste. Artwork dips in quality at times.

Samurai Flamenco is a superhero show, which is rather ironic because much like a costumed vigilante the series could be accused of having dual identities. Comic book fans have often speculated whether the real Bruce Wayne is a billionaire playboy or the s ...

Dentolux 26.09.2016 · Read full review
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Gonna Be The Twin-Tail: Power Rangers with Pigtails

Advantages: So silly that it's funny. Decent super sentai styled action sequences.
Disadvantages: Expensive for a single cour series. Generic characters. Uninteresting villains.

What is your favourite type of hairstyle? Do you think Afros are awesome? Perhaps you believe that Bob Cuts are the bee's knees? In the world of anime and manga Twin-tails (better known as Pigtails on this side of the pond) reign supreme. It's the coiffur ...

Dentolux 28.08.2016 · Read full review
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Yona of the Dawn (Part One) - Legend of the Crimson Princess

Advantages: Strong female lead. Well-animated fantasy themed action.
Disadvantages: The Blu Ray pack is expensive. Some of the later episodes get a bit silly.

Yona, the sixteen year old protagonist of Akatsuki no Yona, is the only daughter of Kouka Kingdom's peace loving monarch. Blessed (or should that be cursed) with a head of ginger locks, she lives a pampered life at the palace where she spends her days swo ...

Dentolux 30.07.2016 · Read full review
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Gatchaman Crowds - Battle of the Planets for a New Generation

Advantages: Stars a quirky cast of characters, neat story that comments on social media.
Disadvantages: Episode eleven is mostly a clip show, I'm not a fan of the CG effects.

...This month sees the release of Gatchaman Crowds, brought to the UK by fledgling anime distributor Animatsu (a company established by some former Manga Entertainment bigwigs.) The name Gatchaman may sound familiar to veteran viewers of Japanese animation, ...

Dentolux 20.04.2015 · Read full review
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Michiko and Hachin Part 2 - still fun, dark and vibrant

Advantages: Builds on the first half of the series; tone and mood and music and visuals nailed down
Disadvantages: Nada

So despite the delay in writing the review of the first 11 episodes here you are, lickety-split, onto the final 11 episodes I know, sudden efficiency shocker! That should do a poor newspaper headline. Must admit I was looking forward to the final ...

GenerallyInterested 23.03.2015 · Read full review
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