Reviews






Warning: Some spoilers inside. That’s right, I just called the Madoka universe hilarious. Yep, the ultra-depressing one. The good news is you don’t need to know anything about Madoka Magica to enjoy the spin-off 4-panel comedy series Puella Magi Homura Tamura, but it would probably help. There are some limited character […]

Puella Magi Homura Tamura Is An Absolutely Hilarious Take On ...


At long last, we finally have a new, feature-length Ghost in the Shell movie. And it’s literally called The New Movie. An equally bad but more accurate title is Ghost in the Shell ARISE: The Movie. Now, I wasn’t even aware there was a new GiTS movie coming out until Funimation sent out an email […]

“Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie” Is Good, But ...





I’m sure there will be significant backlash (or would, if I ever got any) over placing Euphonium over Unlimited Budget Works II: The Hype Is Real (actual title: Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works) for this anime season, but never before has there been a series that has surprised me like Euphonium has. While […]

Sound! Euphonium Is THE Show To Be Watching This Anime ...






Let me make this stupidly clear: Yes, there are major spoilers inside. As much as I hate having to include spoilers in a review, I don’t think it’s possible to do a true review of the third (and currently) final movie in the Madoka Magica series, Madoka Magica: Rebellion, without […]

Is It Madoka Magica: Rebellion, Or Madoka Magica: Evangelion? (Yes, ...







Note: This is another post from the backlog, written October. Please adjust date and time references accordingly 😉 A couple of weeks ago, I had one of my typical Sunday visits to the State Library turn into a visit that left me with a mission to complete. I was catching […]

Dear Philly, Could We Please Do Something Like Reel Anime?


First Things First Those of you who follow my Twitter feed and/or read The Age last Wednesday (20 November) may already know some of my thoughts on Melbourne’s newest tram, the E-Class, but I realize I haven’t formally shared them in one post. I’d like to change that. First off, in […]

The E-Class is Excellent


1
Even though I watch quite a lot of anime, I very rarely review it. While I do hope to eventually review every series and movie I’ve watched, by the time one series has ended – which is when I prefer to write a review – at least five new ones […]

Are you enjoying the Time of Eve? Why yes, I ...