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2013 Returned Anime Christmas “Gifts”.

2013 Returned Anime Christmas “Gifts”.

It happens every year.  December 25th rolls around, and there are presents under the tree.  The family gathers around to give and receive presents from the heart, to demonstrate the spirit of Christmas and to show how much they care about someone.  Most gifts are well received.  Oh, I got that new putter I wanted!  […]

Fall 2013 Mid-season Impressions

Fall 2013 Mid-season Impressions

The fall season started off decently, and while a couple of notable series have crashed and burned, others have improved, surprised people and taken turns into potentially interesting directions. There are some we’re confident will stick the landing as they head to a conclusion, while others have taken some big chances and could really end […]

Fall 2013 First Thoughts

Fall 2013 First Thoughts

With leaves turning red with the colors of Autumn around us, it’s time to sit back with a nice cup of your favorite warm drink and enjoy some anime! This season, we’re watching a ton of stuff, and our opinions on the spread of shows range from poop tier to a solid A. If you’re […]

Fantasy Anime League 101

Fantasy Anime League 101

The Nihon Review doesn’t typically do season preview posts, and this isn’t one, strictly. But this will speculate about the imagined merits and flaws of cartoons yet to air, with my very real pride and credibility at stake. This sounds like fun, doesn’t it? Welcome to Fantasy Anime League 101, students. I am your professor, […]