Animax revisited

At the beginning of this year I made a post regarding Animax that ended up, I’ll admit, kicking up quite a bit of fuss – at the very least more than I was expecting. Several people, some of whom run blogs themselves, took the oppurtunity to express their general dissatisfaction with the service that Animax […]

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Aria the Origination

My praise for the previous ARIA series have been effusive to say the least. And in this, the third and final installment of the franchise (I think), the creators of the show took a winning formula, and totally didn’t change it at all. Eh? Yes. Basically, the whole of the series from the first episode […]

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Foxy's personal top 10 anime

As a start to getting my posts going again, I’ve decided to compile a list of my favourite 10 anime. Of course, I know a lot of people out there aren’t going to agree with me, but these are based on my own personal preferences, and we all know not everybody has the same taste. […]

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A new Negima series announced

A new series of Mahou Sensei Negima was announced recently. Taking the form of a 3 episode OVA this series will be directly supervised by the manga’s original creator Ken Akamatsu – he will be involved in the planning, story and concept of the anime. Unfortunately, there doesn’t seem to be any plans to air […]

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Manga Publisher Tokyopop restructures

Well known manga-publisher Tokyopop announced this week that the company would be undergoing what it terms “progressive reorganization” – a move that will split the company into two groups: Tokyopop Inc, which will handle the company’s publishing activities, and Tokyopop Media LLC, which will be handling the group’s digital media. The move also means a […]

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Kanon

Now before I start, I just need to clear up one minor point of confusion. There are two versions of Kanon floating around in the animeverse – the original which aired in 2002 and consisted of 13 episodes – and the remake, which aired in 2006, and consisted of 24 episodes. This review is about […]

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Karin

Legends about vampires are pretty common in today’s world. We call know about them, vicious bloodsuckers who come out at night and attack innocent human beings to satiate their thirst. Karin is a member of such a family of vampires, who moved to Japan and are living in hiding in order to avoid persecution. Karin […]

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Nodame Cantabile

Not everybody likes classical music. I’m one of them. Mozart, Bach, Chopin – you name it, chances are I can’t even tell them apart. And Nodame Cantabile is full of classical music. In fact, the entire anime revolves around a group of students in a university devoted to classical music. But, I think I can […]

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