Category Archives: OVA and movie

Tales of Earthsea (Gedo Senki)

When a strange impulse compels Prince Arren to kill his father, he finds himself fleeing for his life, unable to trust even himself. Through a chance meeting with the wizard Ged, however, Arren finds himself drawn into a whole new … Continue reading

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Tekkonkinkreet

Despite its name, Treasure Town is infamous not for being a place you would actually want to visit, but for being a hotbed of gang wars and yakuza activity. In amongst all this chaos, two young boys- canny streetwise Black … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

When a strange incident leaves 17-year-old Makoto Konno with ability to ‘leap’ backwards through time, she does exactly what most people would do- uses her ability for her own personal gain. Nonetheless, as fun as it is to avoid mishaps, … Continue reading

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Gestalt: an OVA from the creator of Loveless

According to legend, many years ago, a powerful god named Gestalt was banished to Earth and sealed in an island known only as ‘G’. Determined to find the truth behind these rumours, priest Father Olivier decides to leave his order … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts: Maria-sama ga Miteru OVA

“…just which screencap you can be bothered to upload.” After two seasons and twenty-six episodes of flower petals, HARD YURI and angst, the infamous Maria-sama ga Miteru decided to take a rest from TV series format and adapt the next … Continue reading

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The Star of Cottonland

After being abandoned by her owners one rainy night, “Chibi-Neko” the kitten is saved from an untimely end when a student named Tokio picks her up and takes her home. Despite the fact that his mother is allergic to cats, … Continue reading

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Hotori- Tada Saiwai wo Koinegau

At the Personality Plant, Professor Shimizu is in charge of implanting the robot named Suzu with the memories and personality of a deceased boy named Ogura Ryou, all so that his parents can have a replacement for their lost son. … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts: Ichigo Mashimaro OVA and manga

OVA: Three more episodes of Nobue and co. Post TV-series OVAs tend to come in two forms- either they pick up where their predecessor left off and fit quite naturally into the franchise, or they cover a new and generally … Continue reading

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Le Portrait de Petite Cossette: Anime and Manga

The OVA: Confusing Yet Compelling When a Venetian glass arrives at the antiques shop where he works, art student Eiri Kurahashi begins taking an almost abnormal interest in it- for when he stares inside, he can see the spirit of … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts: Winter Cicada (Fuyu no Semi)

It is the Bakumatsu period, a time of conflict and chaos- both on the battlefield and in the hearts of men. Whilst the rest of the Choushu clan focuses on conflict, however, one man- Kusaka Touma- dreams of a prosperous … Continue reading

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