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Rising Sun: Super Mario Anime is a Rare Artifact

Rising Sun: Super Mario Anime is a Rare Artifact

Noah Meyer, Blogger

November 2, 2015


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Hello again. Welcome to another Rising Sun. Today's review is on a rarity of a work, so stay tuned. I really don't need to ask the question "are you familiar with Super Mario", becuase I'd get a yes almost every time. Mario, after making his debut in 1981's Donkey Kong, became quite a legendary character,...

Rising Sun: Know Your Distributor

Rising Sun: Know Your Distributor

Noah Meyer, Blogger

October 30, 2015


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Welcome to a special Rising Sun, where I give anime fans and those looking for anime some buyers' tips. Most anime fans don't really care about who the distributor for their favorite shows is, but who obtains the license from the Japanese production studio will give you a pretty good idea of how...

Rising Sun: Angelic Layer Has Something for Everyone

Rising Sun: Angelic Layer Has Something for Everyone

Noah Meyer, Blogger

October 27, 2015


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Hey there, faithful readers. It's time for another Rising Sun, and this show is something I never expected to review. The show in question is Angelic Layer, a sports series created by the legendary artist/writer group CLAMP, who are most well known for the fantasy series Cardcaptor Sakura. The series, which is ...

Rising Sun: Resurrection ‘F’ – The Theatrical Experience (24)

Rising Sun: Resurrection ‘F’ – The Theatrical Experience (24)

Noah Meyer, Blogger

October 10, 2015


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Hey, hey, hey! It's time for the newest Rising Sun! And oh man, you should've been there for this one! Many anime fans fondly remember Dragon Ball Z, the series that dominated ratings throughout the early 2000s, brought anime to the mainstream and pushed Funimation to the position of the biggest ...

Rising Sun: Mario Fanfic Spices Things Up

Rising Sun: Mario Fanfic Spices Things Up

Noah Meyer, Editor

October 8, 2015


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It’s time for Rising Sun, and today’s review is something new. It’s a web animation called Super Mario Bros. Z. Super Mario Bros. Z is a fanmade series created by British artist Mark Haynes. It’s essentially a Mario and Sonic crossover with narrative elements from Dragon Ball Z’s third and fourth ...

Rising Sun: DBZ’s First Film in Years Shifts to Humor (19)

Rising Sun: DBZ’s First Film in Years Shifts to Humor (19)

Noah Meyer, Blogger

October 5, 2015


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Yo, it's time for more Rising Sun. For this installment, the topic is a anime film that was actually shown in American theaters last year. I'm sure many South graduates remember turning on Cartoon Network during 1999 and hearing a metal tune blaring from the TV. "Dragon, dragon, rock the dragon, come...

Rising Sun: Madoka Remake Tops Original (18)

Rising Sun: Madoka Remake Tops Original (18)

Noah Meyer, Blogger

October 3, 2015


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Welcome back to Rising Sun. As we approach the twentieth post, I want to return to one of the first shows I reviewed: Puella Magi Madoka Magica. As I stated in my previous review, Madoka Magica is the most unique magical girl anime show since Sailor Moon. The show, written by Gen Urobuchi, was a mor...

Rising Sun: InuYasha Slashes into Hearts (16)

Rising Sun: InuYasha Slashes into Hearts (16)

Noah Meyer, Blogger

October 1, 2015


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Welcome back to Rising Sun. Today's post is about a fan-favorite series that aired on Cartoon Network. Many anime fans fondly remember Ranma 1/2 as one of the shows that showed America that anime has charm and heart. So when Cartoon Network picked up the rights to series creator Rumiko Takahashi's next ser...

Rising Sun: Urobuchi’s Newest Film Teaches of Humanity (17)

Rising Sun: Urobuchi’s Newest Film Teaches of Humanity (17)

Noah Meyer, Blogger

September 30, 2015


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Good morning. It's time for a new Rising Sun, and today's film is a wonder from some of Japan's most creative minds. The film of discussion today is Expelled from Paradise, written by Gen Urobuchi of NitroPlus, who wrote Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Saya's Song and Fate/Zero. Also of note is the fact that it is...

Rising Sun: Final Fantasy VII Film Blows Senses (15)

Rising Sun: Final Fantasy VII Film Blows Senses (15)

Noah Meyer, Blogger

September 28, 2015


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It's time for another Rising Sun, and today's topic animation is one that serves as one of Blu-Ray's most amazing showcases. Many gamers are familiar with the role-playing game genre, which was originally a niche genre before SquareSoft released Final Fantasy VII on the PlayStation. The game, wh...

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