This week we turn our attention back to Netflix and how I feel about them producing their own anime compared to traditional Japanese studios producing them.
Rise asks how I feel about Netflix creating live action anime - well there's a minefield and a half. Let's wade in.
Now, that isn't to say Castlevania is bad. Because, it actually is quite a fun little romp of a story provided the copious blood and guts being splashed around aren't a problem and the clear sequel bait endings for the surviving cast members doesn't annoy. If this had come out in a solid chunk and I'd binged the 12 episodes altogether, I'd have had an absolute blast...
But just like with video game adaptations, while there are certainly a fair share of truly dreadful ones to be found there are also adaptations that have worked and given a fairly satisfying watch. So the question becomes whether or not Bleach survived this adaptation?
I will get back to my ongoing reviews of the original Sailor Moon seasons in the near future but I decided I needed a short break from blonde pig-tailed heroines who fight for justice. And so I found myself eyeing off this title in my review list. Review: I should probably admit I watched the … Continue reading Children of the Whales Series Review: Youthful Cast, Pastel Colours, and Genocide
Netflix continues to dabble in anime, working with BONES to produce this action/sci-fi story. If you've watched it, be sure to share your thoughts in the comments below. Review: I must admit before I get into this review, that I went into this anime expecting a lot. Firstly, it was from Bones and they are … Continue reading A.I.C.O Incarnation Series Review: Do You Ever Get That Sinking Feeling…
Overview: The anime series, B: The Beginning, came out on Netflix and styled itself as a task force (known as the RIS) working a double murder that involved a notorious serious killer known only as 'Killer B'. However, things soon take a turn for the strange when a military vehicle is stolen and taken for … Continue reading B: The Beginning Netflix Anime Series Review: There’s Murder and Mayhem But What Comes Next?