Adventure Time – The Complete Fourth Season

Adventure Time is a show that continues to get better and better, and the best news is that season four also addresses some of the niggling problems I’d had with the show previously.
Rating: 4.5 starsHoopla Factor: 4.5 stars Continue reading Adventure Time – The Complete Fourth Season

Guilty Crown Collection Two

Like a big budget Hollywood movie, it has to appeal to as broad an audience as possible, so they cram in as many mechs/massive swords/cyberpunk hacking/fan service moments as they can, even if it doesn’t add up to much.
Rating: 2 starsHoopla Factor: 2 stars Continue reading Guilty Crown Collection Two

Michiko & Hatchin Collection 2

On several occasions, I was shocked by the audacity of the show, and the intelligent cruelty of some of the characters, who wouldn’t look out of place in your average Tarantino movie. This is a show that’s definitely for mature audiences.
Rating: 4 starsHoopla Factor: 4.5 stars Continue reading Michiko & Hatchin Collection 2

Guilty Crown Collection One

The creators mention that one of their favourite shows was ‘Neon Genesis: Evangelion’, so its influence is all over here. Pop in some ‘Bubblegum Crisis’, some standard issue mechs, occasional awkward fan service and you’ve got an anime best of compilation.
Rating: 3 starsHoopla Factor: 4 stars Continue reading Guilty Crown Collection One

Michiko & Hatchin Collection 1

This series is from the makers of ‘Cowboy Bebop’, and boy does it show. The opening titles alone feel like a beachside, Latin American version of that legendary show’s credit sequence, but the piecemeal approach the narrative is also similar.
Rating: 3.5 starsHoopla Factor: 3.5 stars Continue reading Michiko & Hatchin Collection 1