TV Show Review: Castlevania, Season 1, 2 and 3

Details: More information can be found at https://www.netflix.com/title/80095241 and https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6517102/

Score: 7.2/10

Castlevania is another one of Netflix’s attempts at anime. It’s some good stuff and entertaining if you like the dark fantasy genre.

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TV Show Review: Voltron: Legendary Defender, Seasons 1 Through 7

Details: More information can be found ay http://www.voltron.com/ and https://www.netflix.com/title/80075595 and https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5580664/

Score: 6.8/10

Voltron: Legendary Defender is the newest reboot of a popular decades old cartoon. Originally from Japan, subsequent reboots have been American produced with animation often happening in Asia somewhere. This is still the case with this new series. Legendary Defender is a good show that, as is often the case, gets progressively better in terms of narrative and animation quality with each subsequent season.

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Video Game Review: The Walking Dead: Season 1

Details: Originally released in 2012. This is a review for episodes one through five of season one of the game. Got the game for free from http://www.humblebundle.com. Beat all five episodes in about thirteen hours. Official site is https://telltale.com/series/the-walking-dead/

Score: 7.5/10

Despite coming out about six years ago, season one of The Walking Dead is still one of the best adventure games I’ve ever played. A lot of this relies on a well written and acted out story which overshadows the superficial gameplay and shallow puzzles (if you can even call them that).

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Anime Review: Sound! Euphonium

Details: Also known as Hibike! YūfoniamuOriginally aired in 2015. There are fourteen episodes in season one and thirteen episodes in season two. Most episodes are generally around twenty-four minutes.

Sound! Euphonium is a musically themed high school drama with a heavy emphasis on the drama and less emphasis on the music.  There are very few performances of music and while music gives the story context, it does not do as good a job presenting music as animes like Beck or Nodame Cantibile. With that said, Sound! Euphonium is a solid high school drama that successfully dances the line between drama and melodrama and succeeds at telling a compelling, believable story.

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Anime Review: Mob Psycho 100

Details: Aired in 2016. Twelve episode in this first season with each episode about twenty-four minutes long. You can watch the show on crunchyroll.com.

Mob Psycho 100 is the latest anime from ONE, the creator of One-Punch Man. You can expect a lot of the same humor in One-Punch Man here.

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