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The Ancient Magus’ Bride (Anime) Review

“The Ancient Magus’ Bride” is a phenomenal opening act, setting up what could be a legendary series with a generally well paced compilation film. Story and Characters The story follows Hatori Chise, a young girl who has sold herself into slavery after losing the will to live. Transported from Japan …

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Castlevania Season One (Anime) Review

The night is still young for the “Castlevania” Netflix animated series, a show with plenty of potential for growth and improvement after its first season. Story and Writing Based on “Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse,” the story follows Trevor Belmont, the last remaining son of the House of Belmont. His family …

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Berserk 2016/2017 (Anime) Review

“Berserk 2016/2017” is like a wish granted by the devil. After nearly 20 years, the “Berserk” manga was finally adapted past the Golden Age arc. The wealth of story content left untouched for years was finally tapped and fans entered into it excited to see how it turned out. Unfortunately, …

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Attack on Titan Season 2 (Anime) Review

Between its great themes, music and shifts in tone, “Attack on Titan” season two was well worth the wait. Story and Characters After the events of the first season, the members of the 104th Trainees are put under surveillance while Eren and Mikasa recover in the innermost city. Armin and …

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Kizumonogatari Part 3: Reiketsu (Anime) Review

With stunning visuals, engaging dialogue and a climactic story, “Kizumonogatari Part 3: Reiketsu” is a fitting end to the long awaited “Monogatari” prequel film trilogy. Story and Characters After his battles with the three vampire hunters Dramaturgy, Episode and Guillotinecutter, Araragi Koyomi has successfully gathered all of Kiss-Shot-Acerola-Orion-Heart-Underblade’s stolen limbs. Once he returns …

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Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga Review

After more than five years, the Blue Exorcist anime returned with the Kyoto Saga story arc, building on the successes and strengths of the first season. Story and characters Set roughly after the events of episode 17 in the original series, the story picks up after protagonist Rin Okumura has been revealed to be Satan’s …

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Boku no Hero Academia Review

Hello internet, and welcome to something new on Brutal Gamer. This week I will be reviewing the recently finished first season of Boku no Hero Academia. This presents the immediate problem of fans accusing me of parade raining one of the highest rated anime series currently. Then finding out where …

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