Princes of Song: A Review on Uta no Prince-sama Maji Love 1000%

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 Sing along to a series filled with lovely music and romance. Join Nanami as she enters the competitive world of music! Pick your Prince of Song and listen to your heart’s desire. “Maybe everything you wish for won’t become stars. But if you have a dream to believe in, they’ll be thousands of the most glittering jewels in the night sky.” – Ichinose Hayato ⌈ General Information ⌋ Originally a visual novel series, Uta no Prince-sama is a popular game franchise published by Brocolli. The series fully targets the female audience with its themes of light-hearted music and romance. Sentai Filmworks licensed Uta no Prince-sama Maji Love 1000% as the first season in the anime series. Also known as UtaPri, the series aired in 2014 with a DVD and Blu-Ray edition. ⌈ Synopsis ⌋ Haruka Nanami dreams of becoming a composer and writing a song for her favorite idol. With this in mind, […]

Classi9: A Manga Review

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Meet your favorite musicians of the past in a modern perspective! Join Taki Ren as she strives to become one of the greatest musicians and fulfill a promise. “Neither great intelligence nor imagination nor both together go into the making of genius. Love, love, love is the soul of genius.” – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ⌈ General Information ⌋ Published between April 2015 and December 2016, Classi9 is a manga created by Yoshimura Tsumuji. In the manga, the author combines composers and musicians from different time periods in the same class. Some of the characters are even from completely different centuries. The author also created Class S¯, a special class designated for eccentric yet talented musicians. ⌈ Synopsis ⌋ Taki Ren travels from Japan all the way to Vienna, the City of Music. There, she intends to fulfill a promise to her late father: attend the Melite Conservatory of Music. […]

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Vandread Reviewed

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Title: Vandread Year: 2000 First Series, 2001 Second Stage Episodes: 13 per season Company: Gonzo, Funimation (USA licence holder) Genre:  Science Fiction Introduction: Excellent science fiction is a social mirror. Beyond entertaining, science fiction has the ability to ask questions about our culture. Vandread attempts to ask questions. Primarily, it explores a world where men and women separately colonized different planets. Men settled the colony of Taraak. While, women settled Mejere. By the shows start, men and women view each other as dangerous alien species. During a spaceship firefight between the Taraak navy and the Mejere Pirates, a mixed gendered crew discover themselves stranded in an unfamiliar region of space.  Both genders struggle to cooperate and survive. Beyond survival, they struggle to navigate a path home. Adding to the uncertainty of their circumstances, the accident altered the functionality of the ships.The Taraak warship fused with the Mejere pirate […]

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Gakusen Toshi Asterisk: The Anime Review

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Summary Gakusen Toshi Asterisk is an anime adapted from a manga of the same name but goes way ahead of the translated chapters. Amagiri Ayato has just enrolled in Seidoukan Academy, an elite school for Genestella children. These are people born with amazing physical abilities and endurance. This school is meant to train and nurture their talents. Ayato seems meek and even a bit weak at first. However, he is challenged to a duel when he mistakenly peeks into the room of Julis-Alexia von Riessfield. The duel is possible due to a competition system that monitors the strength of Genestella through duels and tournaments called Festas. Although his high school debut is off to a rough start, Ayato makes a name for himself as he gets dragged into the world of competitive fighting. However, his aim is not to win but another goal all together. The Main Characters […]

Trinity Seven: The Anime Review

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Trinity Seven in Summary Two choices were given to Kasuga Arata. A mage could kill him for a book of spells. On the other hand, Arata could hand it over. However, that is not an option as his missing friend used it to save him. In true shounen hero fashion he finds a third option. Arata enrolls in a top secret school for magic known as Royal Biblia Academy. Here, he has several aims to achieve. He wants to save his friend and cousin Kasuga Hijiri who seems to have caused the disaster in the first place. Arata also wants to recover his memories which were altered by the illusionary world he had been living in. It doesn’t hurt that seven beautiful magic users are waiting for him at the school, every perverted teenage-boy’s dream. Coincidentally, his fate and that of the world is tied to his relationship […]

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Hana Kimi: For You in Full Blossom – Zien’s Manga Review

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If you want to end your February with an endearing yet light-hearted manga, try Hanazakari no Kimitachi e also known as Hana Kimi! Synopsis: That was the first time I thought a person’s flying form could be so graceful and beautiful… -Ashiya Mizuki (Hana Kimi) When Ashiya Mizuki was 13 years old, she saw Sano Izumi’s performance in the television. Entranced by Sano’s dazzling high jump in the competition, Mizuki  became his fan and even trailed every magazine featuring him. It was the only thing she could do back then, since she was living in the United States. Three years later, Mizuki was able to convince her parents to send her to Japan. Unknown to them, she intends to continue her studies to an all-boys school, Ohsaka Gakuen. After all, Sano is studying in that school. Mizuki wants to give him her full support despite the fact that […]