A lot of people love a good mystery. Okay, some people get frustrated and skip to the end when it is a book, but given the consistent production and sales of mysteries there's clearly an audience. I'll admit, I get frustrated when a mystery takes too long to get going, doesn't give enough indication of … Continue reading Top 5 Mystery Anime
This is part of a series of re-posts of older reviews on 100 Word Anime. The original review came out in August 2016 and can be found here. Pretty much no changes in my opinion on this one so again, this post is for people who started following my blog after it came out. I did … Continue reading Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Series Review: Cute Kids, How Will They Die?
Yes, we have more Halloween list fun this week as I count down my five favourite anime that have a lot of blood and/or gore. Now I had to think long and hard about my pre-requisite for something ending up on this list because just most amount of gross out moments didn't seem like a … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime With Blood and Gore
Today I am taking a look at the lovely green haired ladies of anime and I will admit this ended up being harder than expected. While there was no doubt who was going to top my list, the other characters proved a little harder to split. Basically I was looking for interesting female characters where … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Female Characters with Green Hair
Alright, anime characters by their very nature are usually a bit strange. They are after all living in the anime universe and not the real world. That said, there are some characters that take being a bit peculiar to all new levels of strange. Sometimes there's a really good reason for their actions (childhood trauma, … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Characters Who Are a Bit Strange
I tend to run sequels down a lot (see Feature Discussing Sequels and Prequels), which is sometimes justified, but occasionally there are sequels, part 2's, and follow ups that actually do add something to a series and are fairly enjoyable to watch. So I decided to think about all the good sequels out there for … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Sequels
I thought this list would be pretty easy but then I ended up with a short list so long I couldn't even begin to figure out where to go from there so I've narrowed the field. This is my choice of top 5 fight sequences that involve a blade of some description. So magic fights, … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Fight Sequences
Overview: Also known as When They Cry or When the Cicadas Cry, Higurashi is a story about Keiichi Maebara who moves with his family to a small mountain village called Hinamizawa. There's a lot going on in this village. Between possible curses from the gods, mental illnesses, seemingly corrupt police, the sometimes suspicious actions of … Continue reading Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Series Review