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”

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”

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)”

Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day

Five years after her death, Menma shows up as a ghost in Jintan’s life. He and the four remaining people in their childhood friend group have gone their own ways in life, but must come together to grant Menma’s final wish and get her to heaven. Anohana explores the rifts that are created and widenedContinue reading “Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day”

School Live

For some, school was the last place they wanted to be. For others, it’s the last place they want to be each day. Four girls start a “School Living” club where, as the name suggests, they live at school full time. The twist? The horde of zombies outside doesn’t really give them an option toContinue reading “School Live”