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Fridge Brilliance: Gothic themes in Black Rock Shooter

I know, BRS has consistently left a bad taste in people’s mouths. I frothed at the mouth when I finished the OVA simply due to how ridiculous it was, and how they attempted to splice Mato’s real life and Black … Continue reading

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Black Rock Shooter – is it judgement day?

After watching Episode 5 of BRS, we see the toll that the recent spate of events has taken on Yomi’s well-being. We watch her gradual descent into madness, with bracelets strung with her own hair and her obsession with cutting … Continue reading

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Black Rock Shooter: Symbolic or try-hard?

With every season, comes at least one anime which seems as though it’s trying to become thought-provoking, with some doing so rather successfully: Puella Magi Madoka Magica, for instance, turning the Mahou Shoujo trope on its end. The blogosphere is … Continue reading

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Massive Winter 2012 Anime Group Preview Part 2 – This was started by alcohol and randomness.

Part 2 of this incredibly long blog post. I’d like to thank you if you are still reading this. You must be really bored to do so. Either that or you’re stalking one of the writers. (Please let it be … Continue reading

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Post 350: reminiscence – we are all getting old.

 ….. And once again, we hit another 50 posts. Despite our posting rates decreasing, the blog somehow maintains the same number of readers per day, with a nice range of 0 to 1. Sigh. How I regret not posting more … Continue reading

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Black Rock Shooter sequel unconfirmed – Aki Takanori denies saying that BRS 2 had been approved.

If you were looking forward to BRS 2, I’m sorry, but you’ll have to wait much, much longer. According to GSC President Aki Takanori’s twitter, the rumour that BRS 2 was confirmed that was spread through twitter was false – … Continue reading

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Anime Festival Asia X: Exhibits, figurines, and booths galore.

What’s a convention without exhibits? Of course, for an event like AFA, one can’t help but expect to see figurines everywhere, but that’s unrelated. (Click images for full size)

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