Otakus & Geeks Essential Anime Episode 28: Gunslinger Girl

Otakus & Geeks Essential Anime Episode 28: Gunslinger Girl

The girls of the Social Welfare Agency are no ordinary children. They are the grisly remains of human wreckage pieced back together with cybernetic implants and trained to kill by the government. Once human, these shattered souls have become murderous machines with only vague recollections of what it meant to be real – and a brutal compulsion to be the last killer standing.

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Otakus & Geeks Essential Anime Episode 27: Gundam Wing

Otakus & Geeks Essential Anime Episode 27: Gundam Wing

Mankind has moved into space. Thousands of people live on giant orbiting space colonies called Sides. However, the Earth Government, which rules the colonies, is unjust and cruel. A group of revolutionaries build five robotic weapons called Gundams and plan to send them to Earth to begin their fight for independence. Piloted by five young men, these Gundams carry the colonists' hopes and dreams of freedom with them as they descend to Earth to begin Operation Meteor!

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Interview with Director Shinsuke Sato (BLEACH)

 Interview with Director Shinsuke Sato (BLEACH)

I had the pleasure to talk with director Shinsuke Sato who is the director of the upcoming BLEACH live action movie. I talk to Shinsuke about the process of making the film, the challenges of bringing an accurate anime to live action and many more.

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Otakus & Geeks Essential Anime Episode 26 - Project A-KO

Otakus & Geeks Essential Anime Episode 26 - Project A-KO

It's the not-too-distant future, and a metropolis flourishes in the crash site of an alien spacecraft. A-ko, a teenager growing up in this city, enjoys the life of an ordinary schoolgirl... along with incredible superhuman strength! But her carefree days are numbered. Her school rival, B-ko, is not content to live in the shadows any longer. A-ko's superpowers and good fashion sense may not be a match for B-ko's evil genius and Mega-Powered Fighting Robots of Doom!

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Otakus & Geeks Essential Anime Episode 25: Ghost in the Shell

Otakus & Geeks Essential Anime Episode 25: Ghost in the Shell

2029 A female government cyber agent and the Internal Bureau of Investigations are hot on the trail of The Puppet Master - a computer virus capable of invading cybernetic brains and altering its victim's memory. Created by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and codenamed Project 2501, this 'hacker' is actually a prototype virtual agent which has now defied its makers by seeking asylum within a new host body outside of the electronic net. Now the two agencies must maneuver against each another in a violent, high-tech race to capture the omnipresent entity. Ghost in the Shell took the world by storm exhibiting a new dimension of anime with unprecedented and mesmerizing cinematic expression. Seamlessly merging traditional cel animation with the latest computer graphic imagery, this stunning sci-fi spectacle broke through the boundaries of mainstream animation with detailed artistic expression and a uniquely intelligent story line.

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Die in the Dark (Review)

Die in the Dark (Review)

Trapped in the subway with nothing but a flashlight, no guns or knives around. Not only will you face a ton of puzzles but you will encounter zombies, vicious dogs and a slew of other monsters. Burning zombies with your flashlight and hiding in closets might be the best way to survive but you can choose the way you escape the subway.

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Otakus & Geeks Essential Anime Episode 24: Ergo Proxy

Otakus & Geeks Essential Anime Episode 24: Ergo Proxy

Something is wrong in the perfect domed city of Romdo. Between the sudden rash of murders and a virus affecting all AutoReivs-cyborg companions and workers who assist the people of Romdo-all is not right in their dome home. Detective Re-l Meyer begins to investigate, seeking answers to the weird occurrences that are happening more and more around her. But when she begins to uncover the truth, her world is turned upside down.

First, the strange immigrant Vincent Law goes missing and then a monster appears before her, shaking her to her core. But this monster is something more, something dangerous and sinister. With each question and mystery, she is led back to the creature. But what is it really? What purpose does it serve? A sign of the end or a sign of a new beginning? Whatever it is, it repeatedly brings her back to Vincent and soon, alongside his journey back to another dome world called, Mosk. As they make their way across scarred and deserted Earth, Re-l and Vincent will learn more about the monster and the "awakening"-which could be more of an ending than a beginning.

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Music Girls Episode 1 Review

Music Girls Episode 1 Review

Haru Chitose, Eri Kumagai, Sarasa Ryuoh, Kiri Mukae, Uori Mukae, Sasame Mitsukuri, Miku Nishio, Hiyo Yukino, Shupe Gushiken, Kotoko Kintoki, and Roro Morooka are the eleven members of "Music Girls," an idol group produced by Pine Records. However, they're a third-rate idol group that can't seem to sell CDs at all. But even though they're obscure and constantly in debt, the members and their producer, Ikebashi, are all trying their hardest. Ikebashi gets the idea that Music Girls needs a new member—an idol who can light a fire under them so that they can grasp success! 

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Island Episode 2 Review

Island Episode 2 Review

The island of Urashima sits on the ocean far, far away from the mainland. The island is so lush and beautiful that one might mistake it for paradise, but the people there are trapped by a complex past and long-established traditions. Long since abandoned and all but forgotten by the mainland, the people of the island are ready to give up hope.

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Hanebado Episode 2 Review

Hanebado Episode 2 Review

Despite her great potential, Ayano Hanesaki would rather avoid badminton than play it. But, when she meets Nagisa Aragaki, a third year who spends every waking moment perfecting her game, she’s inspired. Encouraged by their coach, Tachibana Kentarou, Ayano and Nagisa will hit the court and rally against opponents and rivals with amazing skills.

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Cells at Work Episode 1 Review

Cells at Work Episode 1 Review

This is a story about you. A tale about the inside of your body… According to a new study, the human body consists of approximately 37 trillion cells. These cells are hard at work every day within a world that is your body. From the oxygen carrying Red Blood Cells to the bacteria fighting White Blood Cells, Get to know the unsung heroes and the drama that unfolds inside of you!

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Angels of Death Episode 1 Review

Angels of Death Episode 1 Review

13-year old Rachel awakens to find herself trapped in the basement of an abandoned building. Without any memories, or even a clue as to where she could be, she wanders the building, lost and dizzy. In her search, she comes across a man covered in bandages. He introduces himself as Zack and he wields a grim-reaper like sickle.

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Harukana Receive Episode 1 Review

Harukana Receive Episode 1 Review

Oozora Haruka is a high school second-year who's just moved to Okinawa. Haruka is generally cheerful and optimistic, but there's one thing she feels insecure about: she's taller than most other girls. Higa Kanata, her cousin of the same age who meets her at the airport, also has one hang-up:

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