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The Ambition Of Oda Nobuna Review

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In Japanese history there is a legendary figure named Oda Nobunaga, a warlord that unified Japans feudal states under one banner. Oda Nobuna is kind of a retelling of that legend, but with all of the main officers undergoing a bit of a gender swap. Our main character, Yoshihiru Sagara, a modern day teen, finds himself in this alternative history spanning the end of the warring states period in Japanese history. The series is adapted from the Light Novel of the same name and is animated by Madhouse and released by Hanabee here in Australia. The story of The Ambition of Oda Nobuna follows the character Yoshiharu as he experiences life under the command of the legendary warlord Oda Nobuna, … Continue reading

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Majestic Prince Part 2 Review

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Majestic Prince is the anime adaptation of the manga series by the same name by the author Rando Ayamine. The animated adaptation follows the teenaged mecha pilots, Team Rabbits as they protect the Earth from the Walgaru invaders using their mechatronic fighting units called AHSMB. The series itself is animated by Dokakobo and is a comedy action anime. We previously reviewed the first part, which can be found here. The story in the second part of Majestic Prince picks up right where the first season left off with the pilots reflecting on their previous roles as mini celebrities for a day. However, the team soon finds that a sixth member will be joining the Team Rabbits group in MJP army. … Continue reading

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Onimonogatari Review

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The Bakemonogatari series is known for its focus on the supernatural, and the characters that interact with these supernatural beings and the impact that they have on their lives. Onimonogatari is the next chapter in the Bakemonogatari Second Season and focuses strongly on both Mayoi, the Lost Cow spirit and Shinobu, the Loli vampire character. This is the Fourth release in the Bakemonogatari Second Season, with Hanabee releasing the Second Season in parts, each with their own collectors box and DVD and BD versions included. Onimonogatari’s story begins with Araragi and Mayoi going about their daily Araragi and Mayoi business with Araragi having to hand Mayoi back her backpack from their previous story when they suddenly sense some kind of … Continue reading

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Red Data Girl Review

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Red Data Girl is an adaptation of a novel series by the same name. The anime adaptation is done by P.A. Works and released by Hanabee here in Australia. A Red Data Girl is a girl that is almost extinct, and thus, highly valuable and coveted by people wanting more power. The concept of a Red Data Girl comes from the U.N.’s Red Data Book, a book on near extinct and endangered animals. However, unlike the Red Data Book, this isn’t about keeping a tally on a bunch of girls and trying to conserve them, this story is about a singular girl and her supernatural powers. The story of Red Data Girl begins with a young girl disobeying her parents … Continue reading

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Blood Lad Review

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Blood Lad is the anime adaptation of the Blood Lad manga by the same name. The series is animated by Brain’s Base and released by Hanabee here in Australia. The series follows Staz the Vampire, leader of the East Demon World, as he tries to find a cure for a human girls death. This hilarious story that’s filled with otaku references sees Staz and his group exploring Demon World for this attempt to resurrect Fuyumi. The story in Blood Lad starts out with the lead character, the vampire Staz, being a pretty based otaku in the Demon World. He absolutely loves human world culture, in particular, anime, manga and video games. He also avidly collects figures from these things. Interestingly, … Continue reading

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Problem Children Are Coming From Another World, Aren’t They? Review

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Problem Children Are Coming From Another World, Aren’t They?, or, Mondaiji-tachi ga Isekai Kara Kuru Sō Desu yo? in Japanese, is a series following a small group of teens from alternating dimensions being transported to a parallel world in order to battle it out in contests called Gift Games. These games see rivaling clans battling it out for honour and, in some cases, all of their worth. The series originally began its life as a Light Novel and was adapted into a Manga. The LN is still ongoing while the series ends on it’s 11th episode. The storyline of Mondaiji-tachi follows the three newcomers to the dimension of Little Garden, a world where people of exceptional power are summoned to … Continue reading

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Kill La Kill Volume 2 Review

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Kill La Kill is the awesome series from ex-Gainax staff, the newly formed studio, Trigger, about a delinquent that gets a living school uniform and uses it to transform to do battle against the members of the student council at her new school, Honnouji Academy. The series is well known for it’s over the top direction, it’s untraditional animation and just for being a heck of a lot of fun. Madman Entertainment is releasing the series in volumes of four episodes here, you can check out our review for the first volume here. This second volume is where the show starts get a bit more involved with its lore, with the Nudist Beach group being introduced, as well as the … Continue reading

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