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    The Daily Lives of High School Boys Volume 1 Review

    My overall first impressions of the first volume of The Daily Lives of High School Boys are very positive as it delivers a unique brand of humour which has left me enthusiastic for the next volume’s worth of laughs and bizarre scenarios. Continue reading...
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    Silver Spoon Volume 14 Review

    Silver Spoon Volume 14 is a wonderful continuation to the story with some great humour and emotional highs balanced with the continuing themes of future prospects - both educational and from a job perspective. Continue reading...
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    Soul Eater: The Perfect Edition Volume 1 Review

    Soul Eater: The Perfect Edition Volume 1 serves as both a very good introduction to the story and provides a nice incentive for fans to revisit where the story of Soul Eater began. Continue reading...
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    Wave, Listen to Me! Volume 1 Review

    Wave, Listen to Me! Volume 1 is a great introduction to the story and its main protagonist Minare, who quickly becomes an endearing character to follow as her journey into the world of radio begins and her life gradually gets back on track. Continue reading...
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    H’ Marketplace Thread

    Hello all, I’m selling off some anime titles and some other Blu Rays/DVDs - all of which are listed here in this thread. Anime Blu Rays: Amnesia (Sentai, Region A) £14 Hellsing Ultimate Parts 1-3 (Funimation Region A for parts 1 and 3, Manga Region B for Part 2) £20 Matoi: The Sacred Slayer...
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    The Mad Fox Blu-ray Review

    The Mad Fox is a visual treat and cinematically intriguing. Director Tomu Uchida crafts a lavish and engaging narrative which is finally available in the West and would make a worthwhile addition to the collections of fans of Japanese cinema. Continue reading...
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    Tokyo Ghoul: re Volume 16 Review

    Volume 16 sees the conclusion to the overall Tokyo Ghoul story as Kaneki, alongside his friends and allies, work to take down the sinister Furuta and the mysterious Organisation known as V, who have some sinister tricks in store for their enemies and the cooperation of the remaining Clowns who...
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    Game Pre-Orders

    Not sure if there would be much interest in a thread like this but I thought to create a thread wherein users can discuss the status of their upcoming game pre-orders.
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    Accel World Collection Blu-ray Review

    Accel World presents an interesting MMO concept which is explored through the eyes of a likeable protagonist whose relationships and hardships form the emotional bedrock of the series. Continue reading...
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    Tokyo Ghoul: re Part 2 Blu-ray Review

    Tokyo Ghoul: re Part 2 is a mixed bag in which much of the story is skimmed through, leaving most arcs and many character motivations barely explored - though it does occasionally reach some emotional high points. Continue reading...
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    The Girl in Twilight Blu-ray Review

    The Girl in Twilight is a show that slipped under the radar for some but offers a fun story with a likeable cast who get their time to shine and develop. Continue reading...
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    Tokyo Ghoul: re Volume 15 Review

    Tokyo Ghoul: re Volume 15 is straightforward yet engaging in its story as Kaneki’s friends desperately fight to save him from the Dragon, confronting their comrades along the way. The subsequent events and reunions are also emotionally satisfying. Continue reading...
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    Silver Spoon Volume 13 Review

    Silver Spoon Volume 13 balances out tension and humour as the Equestrian Club make their way to the National Championship, Mikage tries to achieve her academic goals and there’s plenty of pizza to go around! Continue reading...
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    Silver Spoon Volume 12 Review

    It's satisfying to see the intertwining plots and character traits coming together as Silver Spoon continues to impress, thanks to the tight writing and character progression. Continue reading...
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    Saga of Tanya the Evil: The Complete Series Review

    Saga of Tanya the Evil takes its core concepts and utilises them fairly well, making for a violent yet fascinating insight into an alternative world where war reigns supreme and a young child is the unlikely soldier leading on the front line. Continue reading...
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    Tokyo Ghoul: re Part 1 Review

    Tokyo Ghoul: re Part 1 is a solid anime series that adequately adapts its source material but often lacks depth with its expansive cast and sacrifices story elements to fit a 12 episode run. It is arguably the most faithful adaptation the series has seen but at the loss of more stylistic flair...
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    Tokyo Ghoul: re Volume 14 Review

    Volume 14 sees the aftermath of the brutal defeat of Kaneki and the subsequent consequence of his violent metamorphosis into the giant and grotesque being known as “dragon” as familiar faces, both human and Ghoul, have to come together to save Tokyo and Kaneki. Continue reading...
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    Saint Young Men Volume 1 Review

    Saint Young Men delivers on its premise thanks to its endearing portrayal of two key religious figures trying to live their everyday lives in modern Japan. Numerous references to Christianity and Buddhism also add to the enjoyment. Continue reading...
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    Silver Spoon Volume 11 Review

    Silver Spoon Volume 11 houses some notable progression for Hachiken’s post-high school career and delivers typically well-timed laughs but also more serious and poignant discussions, all capped off with some great moments for the supporting cast. Continue reading...
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    Record of Grancrest War Volume 2 Review

    Record of Grancrest War Volume 2 presents a satisfying enough finale that continues to develop its characters and world as it provides some great action and decent story beats, building to the final climactic battle that will determine the fates of our heroes and the world they've sacrificed so...
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