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.
We're finally past the halfway point of the decade and into 2015. Some of my favourite anime of all time come from this year with only 2016 topping in terms of anime I've rewatched to death so let's get into my picks from the year. That said, with so many great anime to choose from I'd love to know what your picks would have been.
We've reached 2014 and it is another big hitting year for anime, though arguably not quite as dramatic as 2013. Still, there's plenty of excellent titles to choose from so I'd love to know what your favourites from the year were.
Watching Cop Craft this season got me thinking. I love police procedural stories and I love buddy cop action movies with a bit of comedy and yet I don't come across these kinds of stories in anime very often. Whether it is Bones, Castle, NCIS, Lethal Weapon or any of the myriad of TV shows … Continue reading Top 5 Anime About Police
This is part of a series of re-posts of older reviews on 100 Word Anime. The original review came out in July 2016 and can be found here. We've seen a lot of these movies, series, books, etc of late that seem to look at the underlying causes of terrorism and what makes someone villainous. These … Continue reading Terror In Resonance Series Review
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?
Overview: Two terrorists who go by the name of Sphinx send menacing videos warning of impending attacks on Tokyo and then carry out acts of terrorism. However something is strange. In all the chaos and explosions no one is killed. For one detective, there is now a race against time to figure out what is … Continue reading Terror In Resonance Series Review