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Review: Orange Complete Series (Blu-Ray)

Orange Complete Series promises shoujo high school melodrama in the spirit of a classic do-over trope. While the experience that followed certainly adhered to this in part, the real strength behind this anime series lies elsewhere. Orange Complete Series centres its story around Naho Takamiya, a high schooler living in Matsumoto who receives a letter […]

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Review: Sailor Moon S: Part 2 (DVD)

Is there ever a bad time to watch Sailor Moon S? Probably not – it’s generally regarded as the fan favourite when it comes to the 1990s adaptation of Sailor Moon, and this release brings all the excitement to a close in terrific style. After the somewhat anti-climatic finale for the previous set (Usagi saved […]

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Review: Sailor Moon R – The Movie (DVD)

Sailor Moon R: The Movie was a pivotal moment of discovery as a Sailor Moon fanboy in the 90s. After smashing through the DiC localisation on repeat for so long, the arrival of the internet and a rather spectacular ultimate guide for the series in the April 1997 issue of Animerica (which also featured coming-soon […]

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Review: Snow White with the Red Hair (Blu-Ray)

Bearing little relevance to its namesake, Snow White with the Red Hair is a relaxed anime that leaves a lot to be desired. The most appropriate word I found to describe it would be “basic”. While the medieval setting in the anime is preferable over the typical school backdrop, it wasn’t utilised to its full potential. Furthermore, […]

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Review: Sailor Moon S: Part 1 (DVD)

Sailor Moon S was once hailed as one of the great mysteries of anime fandom in an era of dial-up modems, Netscape and where Agro’s Cartoon Connection fought with Cheez TV for the number one spot to zone out before heading off the school. Considered by many fans as the strongest story arc in the […]