Tag Archives: Anime

Patlabor: The Motion Picture

  It’s rare that I’ll rewatch a movie months after the effect, take its unpublished review, and almost completely scrap my thesis. Patlabor: The Motion Picture confounded my expectations when I watched it again after having rewatched the later, and … Continue reading

Mobile Police Patlabor – the original series

The original Patlabor OVA raises an interesting prospect when it comes to recommendations: because I have no idea what’s presently showing on Japanese TV, what I present to you is a selection picked from my own collection amassed over the … Continue reading

Slayers Next

  It was interesting to watch Slayers Try so soon after Lost Universe, because they not only spring from the same source, they also tell significantly different versions of very similar stories. Slayers Try proves that you can achieve a … Continue reading

Overman King Gainer

  I need a King Gainer … King! King! King Gainer! Metal Overman King Gainer!   Overman King Gainer can be put on record as featuring one of my favourite OPs in the history of anime. Much of the cast, … Continue reading

Lost Universe

  Lost Universe is the science fiction anime equivalent of Slayers, by substantially the same staff and set in a parallel universe, and it’s pleasant enough. Unfortunately, it fizzles into very little by the end. Given its relatively small cast, … Continue reading