Years after its original release, we were recently dropped with an HD remaster of an absolute masterpiece. Inspiring an anime adaptation and two sequels (a third on the way), Valkyria Chronicles is a must have for strategy fans and will always be one of my absolute favourites. Just be prepared to cry. A lot.
I’ve been waiting for this since the first one came out! It’s story basically picks off where the first one left off, where the protagonists Ayato and Julis are participating as a dual in the Phoenix Festa, a competition against the elites of the six magic schools, where the winners get their wish granted. Continue reading
This movie has a great story that made me cry. This movie has the best growth of characters in an animated movie that I have seen so far. The only complaint I have with this movie was the way it kind of neglected the Bakemoto Realm whenKyuuta goes to the human and the final battle was predictable. Continue reading
I’ve been waiting for a decent mecha anime with a new world and concept and had hoped after BBK’s pilot episode that I’d found just that. The character designs and CG were implemented well enough to please visually. This is a good anime example of good CG, unlike the mess that is Aijin.
Lucky Star is a mixture of a meta-comedy with references and gags from old Gainax shorts to the Haruhi Suzumiya craze, and it reminds me of the comedy: Azumanga Daioh. The two series have very little in common with each other. One is a comedy with its finger on the pulse of Akihabara, the other is an endearing comedy about the everyday lives of six high school girls. But there are two crucial things that both series possess that made fans love it: a strong cast of likeable characters and an eye for the funny details in everyday life. Continue reading