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DRAGON BALL -- Revisiting the Red Ribbon Army

Gosh, the scramble for the Dragon Balls feels like an absurdist version of the war for the One Ring, now. Or maybe the Infinity Gems. Whatever analogous treasure hunt suits you. It’s fun to guess at Toriyama’s thought process when he was plotting these early adventures, because it’s only barely hidden beneath the surface. Show More Summary

RAGE OF BAHAMUT #9+10 -- Watch & Learn

Yeah, this mumbo jumbo with all the angels and demons has gotten really boring, really fast. Much as it’s been with PARASTYE, my initial enthusiasm for this series has cooled some now that certain “demerits” have proven they won’t be going away any time soon. Show More Summary

Anime Caption Contest -- 12/15/14

Welcome back to the Anime Vice Caption Contest! You know the drill; we have three new images that need some funny captions! See who won the previous contest below! Thanks to Dekken and BigHeart711 for the Santa theme this week. Rules!...Show More Summary

Psycho-Pass 2 – 10 Gauging the Soul

The core conflict of the season between the Kamui conglomerate and Sybil system is built on such shaky foundation. Who cares if one group can judge the other? It’s not like Sybil is going...

Review: Akame ga Kill!

Produced by White Fox Studios as 24 episode series, Akame ga Kill! is the anime adaptation of an unfinished manga that follows the exploits of an assassination group looking to overthrow the corrupt empire....

Kimiuso 10 – Wrong Note

Summary: As he continues to play without hearing, Kousei’s performance just worsens. He tries to focus on the notes but this only results in his playing becoming rough and fast, to the point in...

PSYCHO-PASS #32 -- Watch & Learn

This show seems to be suffering a little from the unreasonable demands of simulcast scheduling. If you can imagine how tough it is to ranslate dialog for a half-hour episode (factoring in for grammar, context, idioms, etc.) when there’s...Show More Summary

Community Spotlight -- 12/12/2014

Greetings, Anime Vice Community! As PSYCHO-PASS 2 continues, Tom and Mat question in two separate Vice Pits if this orPARASYTE - THE MAXIM deserves the title of Best of 2014. What are your thoughts. 2015 is nearing ever closer, and there is only one more spotlight left, after this week. Show More Summary

BLEACH Ch. 608 Review

Yhwach may be the ruler of a kingdom hidden in the shadows, but Ichibe draws power from all things consumed by darkness. The Good If experience is the name we give our failures, then Ichibe must have had a LOT of failures in his past. Show More Summary

PARASYTE - THE MAXIM #11 -- Watch & Learn

TEXT Watch “the Blue Bird” and decide for yourself, then read my thoughts on the previous episode.

Hitsugi no Chaika: Avenging Battle 10 (Final) – The Girl Who Carries the Gundo

I knew that this was going to happen. All the signs pointed to a second season that was done more as an obligation than a fully realized conclusion of its initial premise with the...

RAGE OF BAHAMUT #6.5 - 8 -- Watch & Learn

A lot of fans roll their eyes over clip shows. I honestly hink they can be helpful sometimes, especially in a show that’s as steeped in lore as this. It’s hard to keep track of all that world-building, week to week! While there isn’t...Show More Summary


After the (in my opinion) infuriating events which took place in last week’s episode (read my review of UBW 7 for a full description and an account of why Archer is now my least favorite character) I was hoping he series would do something to redeem itself this week. Show More Summary

AMAGI BRILLIANT PARK #1 -- Special Review

When beautiful high-school student Isuzu Sento asks her classmate Seiya Kanie to go on a date with her (by waving a gun in his face and hreatening to shoot if he says no,) Seiya begins to form his first suspicions hat there might be something just the slightest bit unusual about this girl. Show More Summary

YONA OF THE DAWN #1 -- Special Review

Ever have one of those times when you get out of bed in the morning, feeling good, feeling like things are gonna go your way, yet somehow everything winds up going wrong and you end up having a really lousy day? That’s the situationShow More Summary

PARASYTE - THE MAXIM #10 -- Watch & Learn

Well, if you want a clear demonstration of what anime can get away with that would never, ever fly in Western media today, look no farther than this episode. Yikes. That was a scary one. Of course, the scene wouldn't have happened if...Show More Summary

Anime Caption Contest! -- 12/8/14

Welcome back to the Anime Vice Caption Contest! You know the drill; we have three new images that need some funny captions! See who won the previous contest below! Rules! You can caption any or all of the images! You can caption theShow More Summary

AMV Tournament 4: Halloween Winners

Hello everyone! Let me once again thank all of you for participating the the AMV Tournament and also to take this time to apologize to everyone for taking so long. Here are the results from the Halloween contest. The next AMV tournament will be held soon for this month. Show More Summary

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