March Comes in Like a Lion Review

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Story: Rei Kiriyama is a 17 year old pro shoji player (Japanese chess) who makes more at what he does than most adults. Even so, he feels incomplete… Violence: Nothing much here. Most of the story revolves around shoji, which isn’t exactly a contact sport. That said, there…

Tiger and Bunny Review

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Story: Tiger is getting a bit old and outdated for a superhero. Unlike the younger heroes on Hero TV, he doesn’t seem to pull in crowds. But everything turns around when his company goes under and he’s taken in to be a new hot shot hero’s “partner.” Convincing…

Taste Test: Winter 2017

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This season is a bitter one. So much so that it took me this long before I even touched any new shows. I’m gonna tell you now this is going to hurt. I’m already around four to five episodes behind my peers, but I can only handle so much…

What’s Up With Crimson Peak?

Last week I mentioned that horror wasn’t my favorite genre. That might be putting it a bit lightly. I actually generally hate this genre and it isn’t simply because it makes turning off the lights before bed a bit daunting.  It’s how cliched and predictable the genre is as a whole. And this is a…

Flip Flappers Review

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Story: Cocona is a straight laced student, dedicated and always on time. Until she bumps into a strange girl named Papika who drags her down into a strange alternate world called Pure Illusion where they must find magical crystals that supposedly have wish granting abilities. So much for perfect…