Tag: drama

Love Hina Again

Anime Review: Love Hina Again

Keitaro’s adopted sister Kanako decides to pay Hinata Inn a visit. Her untamed feelings for him from the past create some friction between her and Naru, and predictably, chaos engulfs the girl’s dormitory. Upon Keitaro’s return, he has to sort out his feelings for Naru while fending off Kanako.

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Fruits Basket

Anime Review: Fruits Basket

Honda Tohru, an orphaned girl, stumbled upon the Sohma house on accident. She was quickly drawn in by their hospitality, but by accident again, discovered their family’s curse. Select members of the Sohma family are cursed with the ability to turn into an animal of the Chinese zodiac upon contact with a member of the opposite sex. Tohru, a naturally curious girl with an uncanny ability to understand others’ emotions, decides to live with the Sohma family and learn more about them.

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Cowboy Bebop

Anime Review: Cowboy Bebop

A band of eccentric characters who have nothing in common come together to become bounty hunters. Spike is the shady one with ties to the mob, Jet is the tough ex-cop, Faye is the foxy temptress, and Edward is the utterly crazy hacker who is actually a girl. Together, they travel across space getting into one weird encounter after another. Fame and fortune taunt them at every turn, but at least it’s marginally better than living uneventfully.

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Trigun

Anime Review: Trigun

In a desert wasteland, a world scorched by two suns, a man named Vash the Stampede wanders from town to town. He is an outlaw, with $$60,000,000,000 on his head. He is so dangerous he has been nicknamed “The Humanoid Typhoon”. Yet whenever someone encounters him, they see a tall skinny guy with upside down broomstick hair and a penchant for running around screaming like an idiot while getting shot at. Two women of the Bernardelli Insurance Society track him to prevent him from causing further damage: Meryl Stryfe and Millie Thompson. As the three meet up by fate or by coincidence, they are thrown into a series of unforgettable adventures.

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The End of Evangelion

Anime Review: The End of Evangelion

As an alternate ending to Neon Genesis Evangelion, The End of Evangelion depicts the fate of NERV, the EVA pilots, and the rest of humanity after the fall of the 17th Angel. The movie is split into 2 episodes: “Air” and “My Purest Heart for You.”

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Neon Genesis Evangelion

Anime Review: Neon Genesis Evangelion

Ikari Shinji is a junior high student who has the unenviable task of having to save the world every once in a while. Called into the service of NERV by his estranged father, Shinji has to pilot a giant mecha known as “Evangelion” to combat the recurring onslaughts of mysterious beings known as “Angels.” As Shinji struggles to come to terms with his own role in society and with his father, the battle against the Angels becomes more and more costly. In such times of desperation, it seems that Shinji’s father Gendo and NERV have secrets that could affect the fate of all humans.

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Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise

Anime Review: Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise

The Wings of Honneamise (hoh-NAY-ah-meez) is set on an alternate earth in the kingdom of Honneamise, which has just begun exploring the possibility of sending a man into space. The general public thinks such an endeavor is fruitless, and the government wants to use it to lure a rival nation into war. Shirotsugh Lhadatt, a directionless slacker, has been part of the space program. After the death of a colleague and a meeting with Riquinni Nonderaiko – a young girl with a strong faith in god – he is inspired to see the space program succeed. However, a series of major setbacks tests his faith in this vision.

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Windaria

Anime Review: Windaria

When the urban city-state Paro attempts to sabotage the dams of the costal city Itha, the two states go to war. Although their respective leaders, Prince Jill and Princess Ahnas, love each other, neither side wishes to surrender. Jill continues to fight out of a sense of duty to his people, while Ahnas fights to protect the citizens of Ithas. Meanwhile Izu, a farmer who dreams of becoming a hero, is recruited by Paro agents to sabotage Itha’s dams once again and flood the entire city. He takes on the assignment, hoping to make a name for himself, but is forced to leave behind his lover Marin.

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