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Tag: sci-fi

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86

We’ve had enough of these essay-length titles! Let’s just use a number for a title! If there’s significance to the “86” itself, other than the Americanism meaning “eliminate” or “remove,” I didn’t find it in this show. What I did find was an interesting take on mecha, really good artwork, fairly ordinary characters and story, and lots of feels. And […]

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Neon Genesis Evangelion

A great series at the pinnacle of a great time in the history of anime! A prototype for all subsequent mecha anime, Neon Genesis Evangelion had a massive impact on the genre and the world of anime. Complex characters, interesting storyline, and my favorite kind of ‘90s art style, this show satisfies on both an entertainment and intellectual level. And […]

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Ex-Arm

This was bad. Poorly conceived, poorly executed, and ugly. I never criticize a real effort to try something new and different, to try to move the world of anime into new territory. But this was not a good effort. The result is unappealing at best, atrocious at the worst. I don’t recommend spending your time on this show.

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Steins;Gate

There’s never enough time is there? Never enough to watch anime or to save the world. What would help us solve these terrible problems? Time travel! And that is what Steins;Gate is all about, time travel, and the troubles and joys that come with it.

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Kiznaiver

This show tries to be so many different things. While dealing with the philosophical and psychological, it is at times comedy, drama, action, and finally, romance. There are some interesting parts of this show, then there are some ordinary parts. I think this inability to truly be one thing, or at least to stick to what works for it, causes […]