Tagged with fansub

Dennou Coil

Dennou Coil

DENNOU COIL Watched via fansubs WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Out of all of the series I’ve seen during my “anime club years”, Dennou Coil has to be in the top three of my favorites. This series, while hard to pin down, thrives in its own unique way. To start with, I am not quite certain what … Continue reading

Full Metal Panic! Second Raid

Full Metal Panic! Second Raid

FULL METAL PANIC! THE SECOND RAID Watched via fansubs/DVD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: After deviating into Fumoffu the Full Metal Panic! franchise comes back strong with a second season, Second Raid. This addition to the original plot line revs things up a notch by going further in depth than ever before. The first season was a … Continue reading

Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz

Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz

GUNDAM WING: ENDLESS WALTZ Watched via fansubs/DVD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz originated as a three part OVA sequel to the Gundam Wing series. With the addition of some footage and an update to the soundtrack, it became the movie it is known as today. Or I should say was known as, since … Continue reading

Moetan vs. Inu x Boku SS

Moetan vs. Inu x Boku SS

Moetan VS. Inu x Boku SS Watched via fansubs and Crunchyroll WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Moetan is an anime adaptation of the wildly popular and totally bizarre English language study aid of the same name, published by SansaiBooks in Japan. The original guidebooks have become so popular that there is also a CD, DS game, and … Continue reading

Kodocha

Kodocha

KODOCHA Watched via fansubs/DVD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Kodomo no Omocha or Kodocha, as it is popularly known, is an anime adaptation of a shoujo series full of humor and soap opera drama. What I enjoy most about Kodocha, is how it doesn’t quite fit into any particular sub-type. This series is always fluctuating, and keeping … Continue reading

From Up on Poppy Hill

From Up on Poppy Hill

FROM UP ON POPPY HILL Watched via fansubs/BD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: From Up on Poppy Hill takes a turn to the nostalgic by looking back fondly on the early years of the 1960s, prior to the 1964 Olympics. Umi, a young teenage girl and main protagonist of the film, works in a boarding house when … Continue reading

Adolescence of Utena (movie)

Adolescence of Utena (movie)

ADOLESCENCE OF UTENA (Movie) Watched via fansubs/DVD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Adolescence of Utena is a movie “remake” of the television series Revolutionary Girl Utena. While the characters and main premise are the same, the story functions in a slightly altered way. Additionally the time constraints of the movie have led to the film being a … Continue reading

Canaan

Canaan

CANAAN Watched via fansubs WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: What can I say about Canaan? Let’s start off with my initial reaction to this series. Based off of the PV’s for this show back when it was first airing in Japan, it looked like a pretty interesting series. Action shows were and still are rather hard to … Continue reading

Lucky Star

Lucky Star

LUCKY STAR Watched via fansubs/DVD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Lucky Star is probably my favorite anime based off of a 4-panel comic. The themes, timing, and story have all been successfully drawn out to fill the longer time span of the episodes. While certain punch lines may have taken a hit with the new media, overall … Continue reading

Ouran High School Host Club

Ouran High School Host Club

OURAN HIGH SCHOOL HOST CLUB Watched via fansubs/DVD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Ouran High School Host Club is a reverse harem show based off of a long-running shoujo romance series. Haruhi Fujioka is a scholarship student at a rich private school who keeps to herself and her studies. Her life changes when she stumbles into the … Continue reading