Review: Lord Marksman and Vanadis

In celebration of International Women’s Day (albeit slightly belated), let’s take a look at Lord Marksman and Vanadis, one of FUNimation’s latest releases. Vanadis, based on a light novel by Tsukasa Kawaguchi, originally aired in the Fall of 2014 and was produced by studio Satelight. Is this fantasy anime one of many …

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Review: Ghost in the Shell Arise: Borders 3 and 4

We return to one of the most beloved sci-fi anime’s prequels, primarily to better understand the universe in which these characters live. This time, Major Kusanagi has already integrated herself in with her team and moved on to hunting cyberterrorists and exploring the limits and structures of a cyber-society on …

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Review: BlazBlue Alter Memory

Azure Grimoire! Lift the jinx on fighting game anime! A review copy was provided by FUNimation Entertainment The wheel of fate is turning!  What’s up ladies and gentlemen, the Inverseman here with another review. This time we’re looking at the anime adaptation of Arc System Works’ popular fighting game series, BlazBlue. …

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Review: Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor

Suffering in Russia A review copy was provided by FUNimation Entertainment 2007’s Darker than Black presented a gritty sci-fi hit  with a satisfying open-ended ending, definitely earning a spot in FUNimation’s Anime Classics collection. Not long after, a second season was announced and released in 2009. With many burning questions hot …

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