Final Thoughts: Chocolate Underground

In the not-too-distant future, the Good for You party has come to power, complete with a policy of promoting healthy foods and banning snacks, flavourings and even chocolate. It’s a case of a nanny state gone too far, and as with Prohibition, the people aren’t about to stand for it- instead banding together to resist this draconian legislation by setting up a ‘Chocolate Underground’. Continue reading “Final Thoughts: Chocolate Underground”

Weekly Round-Up: September 20th

How embarrassing for him.

Real life keeps interfering with catch-up! How dare it?

Reviewed this week: Allison and Lillia 16, Amuri in Star Ocean 2, Chocolate Underground 8, Detroit Metal City 4, Gunslinger Girl –Il Teatrino 9, Itazura na Kiss 22-3, Koihime Musou 10, Kyouran Kazoku Nikki 19, Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu 10, Ryoko’s Case File 10, Slayers Revolution 10-11, Soul Eater 23, Wagaya no Oinari-sama 18, World Destruction 11

…and in manga: Doujin Work 23-5, FMA 87 Continue reading “Weekly Round-Up: September 20th”

Weekly Round-Up: September 5th

Reviewed this week: Antique Bakery 7, Chi’s Sweet Home 77-83, Chocolate Underground 7, Kyouran Kazoku Nikki 16-17, Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu 8, Ryoko’s Case File 8, Slayers Revolution 8-9, Soul Eater 21-2, Telepathy Shoujo Ran 10, Sisters of Wellber Zwei 1-4, World Destruction 8

…and in manga: backlog continues to pile up Continue reading “Weekly Round-Up: September 5th”

Weekly Round-Up: August 29th

“…and you brought me the Dragonballs too!

Reviewed this week: Antique Bakery 6, Chocolate Underground 6, Itazura na Kiss 20, Koihime Musou 6-7, Natsume Yuujinchou 8, Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu 7, Ryoko’s Case File 7, Slayers Revolution 7, Someday’s Dreamers ~Summer Skies~ 6, Soul Eater 20, Telepathy Shoujo Ran 9, Wagaya no Oinari-sama 16-17, World Destruction 7, Xam’d 6-7

…and in manga: None this week!

Continue reading “Weekly Round-Up: August 29th”

Weekly Round-Up: August 22nd

“I’ve heard this joke before.”

Reviewed this week: Antique Bakery 5, Chi’s Sweet Home 69-76, Chocolate Underground 5, Detroit Metal City 1, Hidamari Sketch x365 7, Itazura na Kiss 19, Kyouran Kazoku Nikki 14-15, Natsume Yuujinchou 7, Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu 6, Ryoko’s Case File 6, Telepathy Shoujo Ran 8

…and in manga: Elfen Lied 102-4, Tsubasa 197, xxxHOLiC 163 Continue reading “Weekly Round-Up: August 22nd”

Weekly Round-Up: July 11th

There were times when we all felt that way about Busou Renkin.

Reviewed this week: Allison and Lillia 12, Amatsuki 8-9, Amuri in Star Ocean 1, Antique Bakery 1, Aria DVD Special, Chi’s Sweet Home 47-52, Chocolate Underground 4, Hidamari Sketch x365 1, Itazura na Kiss 13, Kaiba 9, KgNE Next Season 3, Koihime Musou 1, Kyouran Kazoku Nikki 10, Miyori no Mori, Nabari no Ou 13-14, Natsume Yuujinchou 1, Persona 12, Real Drive 11, Shion no Ou 22, Slayers Revolution 2, Someday’s Dreamers ~Summer Skies~ 1, Soul Eater 13-14, Telepathy Shoujo Ran 3, Wagaya no Oinari-sama 11, World Destruction 1

…and in manga: Tsubasa Chronicle 192 Continue reading “Weekly Round-Up: July 11th”

Weekly Round-Up: July 5th

Reviewed this week: Amatsuki 7, Chi’s Sweet Home 45-6, Chocolate Underground 2-3, Himawari!! 5, Itazura na Kiss 12, Kyouran Kazoku Nikki 9, Nabari no Ou 12, Real Drive 8-10, Shion no Ou 21, Slayers Revolution 1, Soul Eater 12, Telepathy Shoujo Ran 1-2, Wagaya no Oinari-sama 10

…and in manga: Slayers Revolution 1-2 Continue reading “Weekly Round-Up: July 5th”

Weekly Round-Up: June 27th

Reviewed this week: Allison and Lillia 10-11, Chocolate Underground 1, Kaiba 8, Kurenai 11-12, Mnemosyne 5, Toshokan Sensou 11

…and in manga: FMA 1-84, Minami-ke 30-1

ANIME

CURRENT SERIES RANKINGS

  1. Kurenai (1) – masterful
  2. Chi’s Sweet Home (2)- Chi plays
  3. Kaiba (3) – who am I?
  4. Nabari no Ou (4) – clan massacre
  5. Soul Eater (5) – Bones does shounen
  6. Wagaya no Oinari-sama (6) – fox trap
  7. xxxHOLiC Kei (7) – typhoid Himawari
  8. Persona Trinity Soul (8) – catch-up, start!
  9. Real Drive (9) – they’re dogs, and they’re on the internet!
  10. Itazura na Kiss (10) – hospital
  11. Amatsuki (11) – the new Shounen Onmyouji
  12. Himitsu (12) – faceless
  13. Kyouran Kazoku Nikki (13) – shinigami
  14. Toshokan Sensou (14) – library wars
  15. Allison and Lillia (15) – yawn
  16. Chocolate Underground (-) – chocolate is forbidden <- new! Continue reading “Weekly Round-Up: June 27th”