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The End of Evangelion

Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion by Hideaki Anno (Review)

More than anything else, Evangelion’s focus is on the hopes and dreams of its characters, as well as their fears and weaknesses, and their attempts to overcome them.
Gasaraki

Gasaraki by Ryousuke Takahashi (Review)

Due to the overwhelming abundance of plots and machinations, it feels rather anti-climactic.
Escaflowne: The Movie, Kazuki Akane

Escaflowne: The Movie by Kazuki Akane (Review)

The series’ melodrama is almost offset by the movie’s visual style. Almost.
Evangelion: Death Rebirth

Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth by Hideaki Anno (Review)

If you want to start getting into Evangelion, this is not, I repeat, not the place to start.
Spriggan

Spriggan by Hirotsugu Kawasaki (Review)

Enter Spriggan, the Commando of the anime world, with an Indiana Jones twist.
neon genesis evangelion

Neon Genesis Evangelion: Perfect Collection by Hideaki Anno (Review)

Neon Genesis Evangelion is controversial, action-packed, muddled, exciting, confusing, and maybe even profound in a way that most anime you see isn’t.
Kiki's Delivery Service, Hayao Miyazaki

Kiki’s Delivery Service by Hayao Miyazaki (Review)

Kiki’s Delivery Service never devolves to a childish, juvenile comedy, nor does it become overly melodramatic and pretentious.
Blood: The Last Vampire

Blood: The Last Vampire by Hiroyuki Kitakubo (Review)

Blood: The Last Vampire is a visually stunning, haunting animation whose only real weakness is that, well, it doesn’t really have much of plot.
My Neighbor Totoro - Hayao Miyazaki

My Neighbor Totoro by Hayao Miyazaki (Review)

I find it very easy to get caught up in Miyazaki’s films, mainly because his films often resemble how I remember seeing the world as a child.
Macross Plus

Macross Plus: The Movie by Shoji Kawamori (Review)

It successfully combines high-tech action sequences with some interesting, if not moving human interest stories.
Vampire Hunter D

Vampire Hunter D by Toyoo Ashida (Review)

Compared to much of the anime coming out today, it seems pallid and stale.
Galaxy Express 999

Galaxy Express 999 by Rintaro (Review)

I’ve heard many people describe this as a serious, “adult” anime, but I don’t buy it.

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