Dragon Ball Super Review

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Breakdown We all know about Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z, especially the latter for many. This anime franchise has fans both young and old and has been around for decades. We’ve seen protagonist Goku go from a spunky child to a still childish but responsible parent. All the while saving the world from perils possessing unbelievable power. In the same fun and action packed spirit, Dragon Ball Super aims to continue this legacy. Does it make good on this promise and live up to its legendary roots however? Or does it instead falter and waver where it shouldn’t? Keep reading and we’ll tell you what we thought about this new foray into the Dragon Ball world. Synopsis With major threats to the planet such as Buu taken care of, Goku has settled in to life as a peaceful farmer. Despite being one of the most powerful […]

The Downfall A Bleach Anime Review

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Title: Bleach Manga Written By Tite Kubo Volume: 74 Chapter: 686 Year: August 20, 2001 – August 22, 2016 Magazine: Weekly Shonen Jump Anime TV Series Written By Masashi Sogo (#1–167, 190–229, 266–366) Kento Shimoyama (#168–189) Tsuyoshi Kida (#230–265) Episodes: 366 Studio: Studio Pierrot Year: October 5, 2004 – March 27, 2012 Genres: Action, Alternate History, Super Natural, Martial Arts, Science Fantasy “The difference between the strength… What about it? Do you think I should give up just because you are stronger than me?” — Ichigo Kurosaki           Introduction The late-1980s in Hiroshima. A teacher announces the last day of the class before transferring to another school. A young boy as a parting gift gives the teacher a drawing. The boy’s favorite teacher is so impressed that he would later show the drawing to his new students. Quickly word began to spread about the boy’s immense […]

VIVid Strike! : An Anime Review by Wakeida

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Synopsis VIVid Strike is about martial arts athletes. They are mostly under fifteen years old girls who participate in tournaments around the world earning money, fame, and various titles. The anime starts off by introducing the audience to two friends, Rinne and Fuuka. They are as close as family in the orphanage they live in. However, they separate when Rinne is adopted. Unbeknownst to Fuuka, Rinne struggles to fit into her new environment. Unfortunate events lead to Rinne becoming a martial arts athlete. However, Fuuka and Rinne have a falling out soon after. A few years later, Fuuka is still an orphan struggling to support herself. Due to her aggressive behaviour, she is constantly getting into fights and losing her job despite her hard-working nature. After a confrontation, she attacks top martial artist Einhart in self-defense. Einhart recognizes Fuuka’s potential and proceeds to change the […]