First released in 1984, Cream Lemon was an anthology series of standalone adult shorts which revolutionised the OVA (original video animation) market. Despite not being the first adult anime made, it was the first to boast truly high production values not usually afforded to pornography. By the early 1990s tastes in anime had significantly changed;

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ArtisWitch is an anime collaboration project between Sunrise and a Japanese talent agency, AsobiSystem, which features Harajuku art, music, and fashion. In every episode, there is a different artist featured to create the backgrounds with significantly differing styles, and a new musical artist that writes a song specifically for the plot of that episode. Costume

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A Kite (or simply Kite to Western audiences) is a 1998 OVA anime, written and directed by Yasuomi Umetsu. Originally released as two separate episodes on VHS, all subsequent DVD releases have been edited into one cohesive movie. The story follows Sawa, a young girl who was orphaned as a child and taken in by

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Highschool of the Dead Cover Photo

There are a number of different things that can separate anime fans in their enjoyment of the medium; sub or dub, manga or anime or the go-to for any DBZ fanatic – Can they beat Goku? However, one thing that certainly divides the community is the inclusion of excessive fan service. Though the name would

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Happy Sugar Life is an incredibly unique viewing experience. At first, it’s easy to write it off as merely a Higurashi copy: yet another cute, slice of life story hiding the contrasting extreme content and violence. While it contains those things, there is much more to it. While many series of this type exist as

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Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned 1980 cover photo

Though you won’t see him appear in the cinematic universe anytime soon, many may not be aware that Dracula is a Marvel character. Being the star of his own comic book series developed by the comic behemoth, Tomb Of Dracula in the early 1970s, the comic is where the character of Blade made his debut

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With the latest Higurashi series wrapped up as of just last week, it’s time for a spoiler-filled review for the fans that want to dissect the heart (and other organs) of the most recent entry. Consider yourselves warned. Gou (translated as New) took us and the franchise into very new territory with its twenty-four episodes.

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While I’m only four episodes in so far, Wonder Egg Priority is my favorite anime of this season, and perhaps the last several years. Has a worthy successor to Madoka Magica arrived? While I’d like to wait to definitively answer, my initial reaction is hopeful. Egg isn’t exactly a magical girl series. These girls fight

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For those who haven’t read, watched, or played any of the Higurashi franchise, it is based upon a visual novel series by Riyukishi07. All of the stories are set up in question and answer arcs. The four question arcs are presented first, followed by the four answer arcs, so that whichever media you experience, you

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Devilman Crybaby shocked audiences worldwide in 2018, reeling in a brand new generation of fans and refreshing the hearts of long-time ones alike. With it grueling atmosphere and modern re-telling of the manga, Crybaby came here to conquer the feelings of many. Now let’s go back in time to the 80s, where a similarly-accurate but

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