Nisemonogatari Review

Self-indulgent beyond all rationality and shameless in its ubiquitous sexual exploitation of almost the entire cast, Nisemonogatari is almost completely skipable, though some strong additions to the cast and well composed scenes just barely make it worth sitting through. Plot Summary: Araragi and his female friends talk endlessly and sexually invade each other until a…

Bakemonogatari Review

Though inevitably some may find it frivolous and even offensive, Bakemonogatari delivers convincing character drama and memorable directorial efforts, creating a unique series that’s rich in both style and substance. Plot synopsis: Araragi is a regenerative vampire whom take it upon himself to save young women from their horrible fates. From weight-stealing crabs to sentient…

Berserk: The Golden Age Trilogy Review

Though hampered by its insufficient length and lacking build up in many areas, Studio 4C’s efforts on this adaptation of the Berserk Golden Age arc showcase many instances of tight directing, strong emotional execution and the forbidding atmosphere and tragic undertones to even the lighter moments that made its source material so great. Plot Synopsis:…