Star Wars Visions

Star Wars Visions is a series of nine stories, one episode each, that showcase a variety of characters, worlds, and animation styles.  This review will be a little different. Because each episode has each of the seven categories and are separate from each other, we need to change the format. Scores will be a relativeContinue reading “Star Wars Visions”

FLCL

Naota is a regular twelve year old kid who idolizes his brother and lives in the suburbs. When a hurricane of a woman runs him over with her Vespa and smashes him with her bass guitar, Naota is forced to confront his relationship with adulthood. Characters Naota Nandaba is convinced that his life is nothingContinue reading “FLCL”

Kino’s Journey —the Beautiful World—

Kino is a young girl traveling the world with her talking motorcycle, Hermes. After she refused to comply with her city’s culture, her parents no longer wanted her and she fled under the alias of a traveler that she recently met. She now travels from city to city, never spending more than three days inContinue reading “Kino’s Journey —the Beautiful World—”

Nisekoi

Raku is a normal high school guy, but his dad is the biggest Yakuza boss in Japan. When a gang from America comes to town, Raku’s father forces him to enter a relationship with the mob boss’ daughter to stop the impending gang war. How will Raku show his love for his longtime classmate whileContinue reading “Nisekoi”

A Whisker Away

Miyo Sasaki’s mom walked out on her when she was younger, she was bullied at school, and her eccentric personality makes her crush, Hinode, steer clear. When her dad gets a girlfriend, she is pretty much at her limits. She meets a mysterious man who sells her a cat mask, allowing her to turn intoContinue reading “A Whisker Away”

Ouran High School Host Club

Haruhi walks into Music Room 3 at Ouran High School to find six handsome boys, forwardly trying to entertain them. They back into an antique vase, breaking it and making them a debt slave to the Ouran High School Host Club; where the most handsome young men with too much time on their hands entertainContinue reading “Ouran High School Host Club”

Kids on the Slope

Kaoru Nishimi moves to a rural town with his aunt and to start his first year of high school. At school he is targeted by the class trouble maker, Sentarou Kawabuchi, as a potential friend. Sentarou brings Kaoru into the world of jazz. The two of them get involved in each others’ home life andContinue reading “Kids on the Slope”

Wonder Egg Priority

* Wonder Egg Priority handles themes of physical and sexual abuse, self harm, and suicide. * A time after her best friend commits suicide, Ai Ohto finds a garden with talking mannequins and an egg dispenser. When she dreams, the egg cracks and she meets a girl, the world then starts attacking that girl andContinue reading “Wonder Egg Priority”

Josee, the Tiger and the Fish

Tsuneo Suzukawa wants to go to Mexico to study marine biology. He works in a scuba shop in Japan to make money for his school, but it is not enough. When he gets the opportunity to get a higher paying job, caring for a difficult girl in a wheelchair, he jumps at the opportunity andContinue reading “Josee, the Tiger and the Fish”

My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (Oregairu)

Hikigaya is a loner boy who has no interest in socializing. His science class essay describing how ridiculous youth and socializing is lands him in his teacher’s office and the “Service Club” shortly after. Hikki meets Yukino, an intelligent and strong girl who shows very little interest in him but loves to help people, inContinue reading “My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (Oregairu)”