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Bringing Anime to Life

Bringing Anime to Life

If you watch Japanese movies and have been following them lately, you would’ve probably noticed a rise in live-action adaptations of anime/manga titles, and it piqued my interest the other day when I finished watching Kimi ni Todoke the live-action movie. It’s not difficult to understand the surge in such movies; firstly, the staff doesn’t […]

The Magic of Silence

The Magic of Silence

The NHRV staff has put a lot of effort in churning out articles on our blog at the start of this year, Sorrow-kun’s “Violence > Action” being the first in the blog surge. I’ve read all of them and appreciate all the insightful ideas and opinions of the article writers and the people who made […]

Has Madhouse Lost Its Edge?

Has Madhouse Lost Its Edge?

2010 has been a disappointing year for a handful of people. I can’t necessarily disagree either, after witnessing Anime no Chikara’s lukewarm reception, which led to its awfully premature demise (yeah, kinda pathetic to be put on indefinite hiatus after measly three seasons), and the absence of that single out-and-out masterpiece of an anime that […]

AC’s Top 20 Anime of the Decade

AC's Top 20 Anime of the Decade

This has been a decade of mixed reactions for some people. A handful may see it as a period of renaissance, paying tributes to giant robots and classic mecha of the 80s and 90s in the form of instances such as Tengen-Toppa Gurren Lagann and Gundam SEED. Others see it as the period of the […]