Tuesday’s Top 5: Antagonists With Inhuman Characteristics

Antagonists and villains are visually quite fun characters because they usually end up as fashion disasters or twisted into weird caricatures. Today I want to look at five villains and antagonists that have inhuman characteristics that I think are still pretty cool looking (or at the very least they are memorable). I'd love to know … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Antagonists With Inhuman Characteristics

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Tuesday’s Top 5: Male Characters with Green Hair

Following on from last week's selection of female characters with green hair, I now bring you the list of male characters. These are my personal favourite characters who have the distinction of having green hair, though in many cases I'm still not sure why given green is not even close to a natural hair colour. … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Male Characters with Green Hair

Tuesday’s Top 5: Non-Weapon Items Used as Weapons

Alright, this list could literally go on forever because anime has used a lot of items that we usually don't consider weapons in fights. Cards, coins, crosses, hair pins... You name it and some anime character somewhere has attempted to weaponise it (probably successfully). I narrowed this list down to characters and items that were … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Non-Weapon Items Used as Weapons

Hunter x Hunter Episodes 49 + 50

Review Episode 49: I have to admit, Killua had a point with this imagery. Two Hisoka's is terrifying just to imagine. What makes less sense is that Killua himself then spends the rest of the episode underestimating the opponent and the end result is pretty much as expected. The only thing that doesn't make sense … Continue reading Hunter x Hunter Episodes 49 + 50

Hunter x Hunter Episodes 47 + 48

Review Episode 47: Kurapika has always had a darker side but this episode he left the rest of his personality at home. That was very, very cold and got dark pretty quickly compared to previous segments of this show. Though I would have to say that I really enjoyed seeing Kurapika finally get some of … Continue reading Hunter x Hunter Episodes 47 + 48

Hunter x Hunter Episodes 45 + 56

Review Episode 45: You know, when Kurapika left to meet Hisoka I kind of expected there to be more casualties amongst the bodyguards (okay, I expected them all to get wiped out by the end of the episode). Still, I guess there's plenty of time for them to die yet or maybe they'll just disappear … Continue reading Hunter x Hunter Episodes 45 + 56

Hunter X Hunter Episodes 43 + 44

Review Episode 43: Well the auction wrapped up fast. Kind of amazed at how quick Baise died given they had bothered to introduce her but at this point I guess that's pretty standard given how many of the extras died during the entrance exam. This show doesn't seem overly concerned with its body count nor … Continue reading Hunter X Hunter Episodes 43 + 44

Hunter x Hunter Episodes 41 + 42

Review Episode 41: Well, this was a lot of set up. Gon and Killua are trying to earn money but kind of don't have the business sense to succeed at this point. Their efforts are cute but fairly futile. Meanwhile, it looks like the underground auction is going to get interesting, only not in the … Continue reading Hunter x Hunter Episodes 41 + 42

Hunter x Hunter Episodes 39 + 40

Review Episode 39: We've kind of ditched Gon and Killua and jumped over to Kurapika. In six months he's learned Nen (kind of different from Gon and Killua's crash course but probably more appropriate) and he's a conjurer. Not certain, but I'm pretty sure he's a lot more agitated than when he was hanging around … Continue reading Hunter x Hunter Episodes 39 + 40

Hunter x Hunter Episodes 37 + 38

Review Episode 37: What's in the box? Sorry, I couldn't resist. So after Killua and Gon have some fun on the island, and Mito terrifies Gon with her treatment of his licence, things get serious and we finally find out how Gon ended up on the island with Mito. We learn very little about Gon's … Continue reading Hunter x Hunter Episodes 37 + 38