Anime Synopsis: Nichijou

Tuesday, 24 May 2011, 8:00 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

It’s actually been a surprisingly good season of anime this Spring and I couldn’t let the opportunity slip by to mention just one more show, especially when it’s a charming but baffling gag show. Nichijou is about… well… nothing really.  There’s some school girls, and a child scientist, and a goat, and Death, and an […]

Anime Synopsis: Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Shiranai

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 8:00 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

English Title: We Still Don’t Know the Name of the Flower We Saw That Day (But really, just call it AnoHana) As children, Jinta, Memna and their friends, the self-styled Super Peace Busters, were extremely close until tragedy tore their group apart.  When Memna died in an accident, the friends grew distant.  Now ten years […]

Anime Synopsis: Tiger & Bunny

Tuesday, 17 May 2011, 8:00 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

Criminals beware!  In the futuristic Sternbild City, several superheroes keep the peace, while competing for fame and glory on a popular reality show!  All of the heroes’ actions are filmed and scored by Hero TV to determine the greatest hero of the season.  With lucrative corporate endorsements and huge viewership, superheroes are big business in […]

Anime Synopsis: Ao no Exorcist

Thursday, 12 May 2011, 8:00 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

English Title: Blue Exorcist Rin, the son of a preacher, just doesn’t compare favorably to his prodigy brother Yukio.   As Yukio prepares to head off to a prestigious medicine school, Rin struggles to hold a supermarket job and keeps getting into fights with local punks.  When a young girl shows up at his church […]

Anime Synopsis: Puelle Magi Madoka Magica

Thursday, 10 February 2011, 8:00 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

English Title: Magical Girl Madoka Magica In her dreams, Madoka witnesses a post-apocalyptic battle between a magical girl and a mysterious dark flying ship, while a small cat-like creature offers her the chance to make a difference – all she has to do is accept a contract and gain her own magical powers.  Upon awakening, […]

Anime Synopsis: Level E

Thursday, 3 February 2011, 8:00 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

It’s an exciting time in Yukitaka’s life.  He’s just been drafted into a high school baseball team and moved to the countryside to live on his own.  So it’s all rather inconvenient when he finds a strange blond-haired man already living in his new apartment, calling himself an alien.  This ‘Prince’ proves impossible to get […]

Anime Synopsis: Fractale

Thursday, 27 January 2011, 8:00 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

The young boy Clain lives on a scenic grassy island, effectively by himself.  Humans have mostly moved off to the cities, leaving the country populated by Doppels – virtual projections of themselves, each with a unique and bizarre appearance.  Life is carefree due to the management of the mysterious Fractale system.  When Clain witnesses a […]

Anime Synopsis: Bakuman

Thursday, 4 November 2010, 8:00 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

As an average Japanese junior high student, Saiko keeps his head down and just focuses on the daily chores of school life.  He has no hopes or dreams for his future career and spends much of his classtime drawing pictures of his crush, Miho.  His fellow student, Takagi, notices his exceptional drawing skill and makes […]

Anime Synopsis: Shinryaku! Ika Musume

Thursday, 28 October 2010, 8:00 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

English Title: Invasion!  Squid Girl For generations, humanity has abused the seas and oceans, with little thought to the creatures living within.  Now, Squid Girl has emerged from the depths of the sea, ready to conquer humanity for its insolence.  Unfortunately for her, the task is far, far more difficult than she had anticipated (she’s […]

Anime Synopsis: Otome Yokai Zakuro

Friday, 22 October 2010, 8:01 | Author : Ludovico
Category : Newly Released Anime

During the Meiji era, humans and spirits coexist in an uneasy peace.