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The Slayers Evolution-R (2009)

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Welcome back to a two-part review. What’s that, you missed the first part? Well that won’t do. You should probably check out the review for The Slayers Revolution before reading the review for the sequel series The Slayers Evolution-R (you see what the creators did with the title there. Those kooky animators, what will they think of next). So I’ll just sit here for a moment while you read the first review. All caught up? Good, we can now begin.… (read more)

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The Slayers Revolution (2008)

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There are some fantasy and science fiction realms that fans would just love to jump into. Middle Earth, Sunnydale, Endor and New York are fictional places that fans just want to be real. I’m really glad however that lands featured in Slayers isn’t real. Sure they look real peaceful and nice place to vacation. I just really would hate to be in country when Lina Inverse and friends roll into town. Chances are that in an attempt to save the town they’d blow it up trying.
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New Fist of the North Star (2004)

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Fist of the North Star takes me back. I saw it in a Los Angeles cinema in 1992 where I marvelled at the mango-sized heads atop bodies of Arnold Schwarzenegger proportions. The plot unfortuntely is lost to me behind a veil of crimson spray and body dismemberment. I exited the theatre feeling like an extra caught standing too close to Sissy Spacek in Carrie.

Hero Kenshiro (well, in the movie anyway), was in fact left wandering the wastes searching … (read more)

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Boogiepop Phantom (2002)

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vi·gnette (v n-y t)

  • An unbordered picture, often a portrait, that shades off into the surrounding color at the edges.
  • A short, usually descriptive literary sketch. A short scene or incident, as from a movie.
  • The American Heritage™ Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
    Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
    Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

    Be warned now. Volume 1 of Boogiepop Phantom is not like the first volume of other anime. At the … (read more)

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