Anime Movie Slaparound: Dirty Pair: Project Eden

Dirty Pair was a wildly popular 1980s sci-fi franchise centered around a pair of destructive bounty hunters. In this “whatever-we-just-watched” segment, we’ll be talking about the Lovely Angels’ pulpy, funny franchise movie, Dirty Pair: Project Eden.

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Don’t let the looks fool you, they’ve blown up more planets than you’ve lived on

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Anime Movie Slaparound: Wolf Children

Welcome to the latest installment of the column where we, the Animetics crew, trade lowbrow thoughts on stuff we just finished! In this installment, we discuss the 2013 Tokyo Anime Fair Best Animation Winner, Mamoru Hosoda’s Wolf Children, and the many ways it disappointed us.

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For one, it focused far too heavily on this element rather than a more solid core story

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Anime Movie Slaparound: They Were Eleven

It’s the triumphant return of the column where we, the Animetics crew, trade lowbrow thoughts on whatever’s currently on our minds! In this installment, we discuss a 1986 movie adaptation of a 1975 short short sci-fi/mystery manga, They Were Eleven, which we all recently watched.

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Although, frankly, the fashion makes the decade fairly obvious

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Final Review: Tenchi in Love (10/10)

Recently, on an expedition through the netherworld of discount stores where old anime go to rust, I happened on a 2$ clearance copy of Tenchi in Love, i.e. the movie of the Tenchi Muyo franchise. I had enjoyed the anime on Toonami when it was on, and though I never made a serious effort to finish it, I was familiar enough with the characters. I also recently enjoyed the spin-off series, Isekai Seikishi Monogatari, and had heard recent scuttlebutt that this movie was a fairly solid piece of work. To boot, it was sporting labels from multiple clearance stores, something that plays on a fundamental portion of my nature as a regular customer of such stores. So I sunk eight gumballs’ worth of cash into the poor little Geneon dub, and popped it in my dvd player a week later. Before doing so, I got out one cookie to eat. 30 minutes later, that cookie lay untouched beside me, which is your first clue as to how I feel about this movie.

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Presenting a discount hunter’s wet dream

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