The entire time I’ve read reviews of Bubblegum Crisis, I’ve heard it refered to as cyberpunk. But honestly, I think it’s a misnomer. For the most part series like BGC Tokyo 2040 or A.D. Police were cyberpunk-light. None of them had the gravitas, and combination of canny commercialism mixed with socio-political-techological-message that really makes cyberpunk […]Read More Review: Parasite Dolls (OAV)
So what makes my top anime series of all time list? For the next few posts, I’m going to go over the categories that make me fall in love with a series and why certain series have it and certain ones don’t. Category One: Cleverness I hate the word originality when people use it to […]Read More Originality vs. Cleverness
So recently, I started rewatching Trigun and it reminded me of something – this show is pretty good. Now it has been a good two years since the last time I sat down to watch the adventures of Vash the Stampede, so I’ve had some distance between the last time and this time. Not to […]Read More Why Not Trigun?
In 2003, I started seriously collecting anime. And when I mean seriously, I mean buying one series every two weeks for about eight months. Since then I’ve had lean times and I’ve had times when I couldn’t buy enough. But about a year ago something horrible started to happen – I couldn’t find anything I […]Read More My Mission