Top 5 Nice Guys/Girls in Anime

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Who are the top 5 nice guys or girls in anime?

Tuesday’s Top 5: Top 5 Red-Heads (Male)

Tuesday's Top 5

Previously I've covered the female red-heads f the anime world but there are definitely some red-haired guys who deserve some love. Going to be honest, for those of you who have been following my blog you probably already have a pretty good idea who the number one is going to be on this list. As this is a conversation starter and not a definitive list with scored attributes, please share your views on who should have been on the list below.

Ajin Series Review – Interesting But Not Quite There

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Ajin, available on Netflix, is the story about people who cannot die and as a result are not treated as human. It's an interesting idea and there are some interesting characters, though it doesn't quite bring things together. First published in June 2016.

Tuesday’s Top 5: Weird Episode Titles

Tuesday's Top 5

Sometimes you won't ever know what the individual episodes of an anime are called but it is often worth looking because some anime go out of their way to make them interesting. Here are my top 5 weird episode titles in anime.

Top 5 Anime Characters in the Mafia

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There's something about a good gangster story that really draws in the viewers. Unfortunately there aren't a huge number of anime that deal with the mafia or gangsters and even then, most of my favourite characters in those stories aren't actually in the mafia, so this list was a little tricky to put together. Ultimately … Continue reading Top 5 Anime Characters in the Mafia

Top 5 Anime in Historical Settings

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I'm going to be honest, this list was harder than I first thought and that is because I made the decision early on to not include anime from fantasy historical settings. They had to be real places (or close enough). Now, that doesn't mean my choices are based on historical accuracy, because they definitely aren't, … Continue reading Top 5 Anime in Historical Settings

Tuesday’s Top 5: Trains and Train Sequences in Anime

Tuesday's Top 5

I love a good train sequence and I know I'm not alone. There's a reason why it is a staple of action movies and dramas alike. Trains can let the cast sit back and have those poignant conversations to catch the audience up on details and ensure that the characters can't escape midway through, they … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Trains and Train Sequences in Anime

Friday’s Feature: Plot vs Character and What is Darling in the Franxx?

There's something of an ongoing debate going about whether stories are better when they are plot driven or character driven, or whether some sort of balance is needed in between the two. For me, it always comes down to what type of story it is as to what I prefer the focus to be. For … Continue reading Friday’s Feature: Plot vs Character and What is Darling in the Franxx?

Baccano Series Review: Ambition, Immortality, Murder and Mayhem

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Overview: During the early 1930s in Chicago, the transcontinental train, Flying Pussyfoot, is starting its legendary journey that will leave a trail of blood all over the country. At the same time in New York, the ambitious scientist Szilard and his unwilling aide Ennis are looking for missing bottles of the immortality elixir. In addition, … Continue reading Baccano Series Review: Ambition, Immortality, Murder and Mayhem

Top 5: Characters Who Are a Bit Strange

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Anime is full of characters who are a bit strange but these are my favourites. They are strange but also a bit compelling and one way or another they have an impact.