First-time director Hideaki Anno and his ragtag band of proto-otaku created Gunbuster to prove, once and for all, that no one had more geek cred than them. They succeeded.
The writers have yet to strike a consistent tone. The artistic heights of episode five now seem a faint memory–a nagging reminder of the show’s oft-squandered potential.
Director Satoshi Kuwahara assigns Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions one job: melt the audience into a puddle of nostalgic bliss by whatever means necessary. The film completes its task with aplomb.
Sticking with the tried and true Dragon Ball formula, Toei summarizes the episode within the title, spoiling the ending before the action even begins.
To paraphrase Forrest Gump, “DarliFra is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” And, faithful to the truism, our Aesopian sextravaganza continues to defy expectations and flip-flop its tonality episode by episode.
Mamoru Hosoda’s latest effort, The Brat and the Bad Dads, follows a slovenly monkeybear swordsman and a disillusioned nine-year-old as they unravel the timeless mysteries of parenting and inner-strength.
The Pokemon Company billed Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You as a back-to-the-basics reboot, promising to springboard off the first season’s iconic moments.
Jiren, a hunk of meat devoid of personality, bursts into flames to kick off the latest episode.
The fifth episode roles in, and with it, arrives a brand new show. The nauseating metaphors have vanished with the winds of change.
Darling in the FranXX (DarliFra) stuns and captivates with its visual prowess.
It’s about teenagers. And sex. And robots.