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Nisekoi


When the young heirs of two rivals gangs find themselves forced into a romantic relationship to placate the hot-blooded members of their factions, the fact that they have both met … Continue reading

January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Desert Punk


Desert Punk follows the adventures of a heroic bounty hunter in a post-apocalyptic Japan – a wasteland, a desert. But this hero is a bit too strange for my words … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Samurai Flamenco


For me, “Samurai Flamenco” was such a silly title that I had knocked it off my list before ever seeing an episode. But it has turned out to be surprisingly… … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Noragami


Noragami, translated “Stray God,” is what one might call the coming-of-age story of a god and his familiar. It follows the happenings in the life of the god “Yato” – a … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gokusen


Following in the footsteps of G.T.O. is Gokusen. Yet another feel good anime about a gang-member turned school teacher you might say. But even though they share the same premise, … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bleach


As a budding anime fan, there are 3 names you will always hear: Bleach, Naruto, and One Piece. This alone is a testament to the magnificence of the bleach series. … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Yakitate!! Japan


Yakitate Japan is one of those unbelievably funny anime about a niche topic. The type of anime you’re likely to overlook. But believe me when I say, this is one … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Berserk


Berserk was one of the first anime to emotionally traumatize me so bad, that I haven’t been able to bring myself to watch its sequels yet. The plot twist at … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

One Outs


One Outs introduces the game of baseball to new heights with higher stakes by infusing it with the gambler’s high-risk spirit. When a professional batter discovers a gifted pitcher playing … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Samurai Champloo


When it comes to classic samurai anime, one can’t but mention Samurai Champloo. With two of the most distinctive samurai characters out there, Mugen and Jin are sure to remind … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tonari no Seki-kun


To describe this in a word: Hilarious!

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tohai Densetu Akagi


Take Hikaru no Go, then add Kaiji, and change the game to Mahjong, and you have Tohai Densetsu Akagi. Akagi even looks like Kaiji’s twin. This was one of those … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kaiji


Holy Mother of [Insert your personal God here]! This anime had my heart starting and stopping like a car with a bad carburetor! Kaiji follows the trials of an out-of-luck … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kimi Ni Todoke


Alright men, I’m gonna give you a tip. This is an anime you should either watch with your girl, or in the privacy of your own bedroom: locked doors and … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hikaru no Go


Hikaru no Go was probably the first anime to get me interested in a game that up to that point I had absolutely zero interest in. In fact, I didn’t … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hellsing


Hellsing is a bloody classic! (pun intended). It follows the exploits of  vampire antagonist turned protagonist  “Alucard,” and his newly-turned sidekick Seras Victoria, as they work hand-in-hand to eradicate the world … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gintama


Gintama is one of my favourite anime primarily because it is very funny, and reminds me of GTO with its over the top expressions. One of the main draws for … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Shingeki no Kyojin


There are good anime, and then there are great anime… AND THEN, there’s Shingeki no Kyojin. Undoubtedly one of the best anime I’ve ever watched and certainly the best of … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Hamatora


Hamatora has a bit of a slow start. For an anime spanning only 12 episodes, it took me more than half of those before I was hooked. This despite the … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Chuunibyo Demo Kio ga Shitai


Chunibyo Demo Kio ga Shitai is a love comedy that takes the idea of “being in love with a crazy person,” to new and playful heights by slightly tweaking the … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nagi no Asakura


When it comes to these kind of shows, it’s all about emotional attachment to the characters – which for me here isn’t that strong. I enjoy this show casually; enough … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gin No Saji


Gin no Saji really, really, reminds me of Moyashimon in so many ways. From the depiction of a peaceful yet challenging rural susbsistence, to the light and humourous banter, this … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ruruoni Kenshin


Ruruoni Kenshin is one of those timeless long-running classics that can be watched again and again. Running a whole 94 episodes (excluding the OVAs) this anime follows the wandering swordsman … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Shura no Toki


I like this anime so much that I call it the Ruruoni Kenshin of martial-arts. While significantly younger and shorter in length than the Kenshin series, Shura no Toki depicts … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Shijo Saikyo no Deshi Kenichi


Kenichi, is without a doubt one of the best martial-arts anime I have ever watched. We follow the main character Kenichi as a chance meeting with a beautiful classmates brings … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · 2 Comments