Review: Sanzoku no Musume Ronja

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On the one hand, I think it’s a real shame that Sanzoku no Musume Ronja (Ronja the Robber’s Daughter) wasn’t covered more by the anime blogging community while it was airing. On the other hand, I also wish Ronja hadn’t almost put me to sleep for about half the show. Read More

Anime Taste Testing: Winter 2015

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Is it just me, or is the amount of fanservice-laden anime about cutesy girls doing cutesy things particularly rampant this season? I don’t altogether mind – I welcome the chance to catch up on my somehow ever-increasing list of older titles – but it does certainly limit the number of winter shows on my watch-list. Read More

Anime Taste Testing: Fall 2014 (Part II)

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It’s finally started to cool down in my neck of the woods, and while I don’t exactly welcome the colder weather, I’ll take just about any excuse to bunker down with a mug of hot chocolate and some anime – though I’m clearly nowhere near as enamoured with the current season as some others appear to be. Having already quickly dropped Ai Tenchi Muyo!, Donten ni Warau, and Amagi Brilliant Park last time around, eight other titles remained in the line-up… two more of which have now been dropped. See what made the final cut and what ultimately failed to tickle my fancy below. Read More