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Jormungand


For me, Jormungand was one of those rare finds. One of those anime that no one is really talking about, yet is sooo good. An Anime about arms dealing from … Continue reading

April 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hagane no Renkinjutsushi


Hagane no Rekinjutsushi, popularly known as Fullmetal Alchemist or F.M.A for short, is one of the best anime I’ve ever watched… and this was even before it got an amazing … Continue reading

March 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ookami to Koushinryu


More popularly known as Spice and Wolf (or Wolf and Spice), this anime is  one of the most refreshing series I’ve ever watched. In the guise of playful banter, tongue-in-cheek … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Full Metal Panic!


For most anime fans, the first time one hears the phrase “Full Metal” is with the anime Hagane no Renkinjutsushi aka Full Metal Alchemist; and the first time one hears … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Air Master


Definitely, one of my favourite anime, I think I must have re-watched this series at least 3 times now. Air Master is one of the few fighting anime, with an … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Death Note


There can be no doubt that Death Note is a hall-of-famer within the anime world. A simple Google search will tell you as much. But it might surprise you to … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eyeshield 21


Undoubtedly one of my all-time favourites, Eyeshield 21 brings the sport of American Football alive like no other… and in fact there is no other American football anime out there … Continue reading

February 6, 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

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

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

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

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

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

Great Teacher Onizuka


Great Teacher Onizuka is such a timeless classic that in all my years since first watching it, I have rewatched it at least 3 times because I am yet to … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kingdom


As a big fan of animes depicting this era (basically anything concerning the ancient dynasties, kingdoms, and warriors), this anime is one that I thoroughly enjoy and would give my … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hunter X Hunter (2011)


This remake/continuation of the original series and OVAs more than does it justice. In the same way FMA Brotherhood, brought the Full Metal Alchemist series back to life, the new … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

One Piece


By far the best long running anime I’ve ever watched. I’m a sucker for character development, and no other anime does it as well as one-piece. Sadly because of the … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment