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Rising Sun: My Ordinary Life Begins After Six Years

Rising Sun: My Ordinary Life Begins After Six Years

Noah Meyer, Blogger

March 6, 2017

Selemant pagi! It's time for Rising Sun, and for a review two years in the making, Nichijou: My Ordinary Life! Nichijou: My Ordinary Life is a surreal slapstick series created by Keiichi Awari and adapted to television by Kyoto Animation. Despite developing a large international fanbase, the show...

Rising Sun: The Day of Sigma – An X-cellent Mega Man Film

Rising Sun: The Day of Sigma – An X-cellent Mega Man Film

Noah Meyer, Blogger

February 23, 2017

Hello again for another Rising Sun. Today I'll be going back to video game-based anime for a full review. And what better game anime to look at than Mega Man Maverick Hunter X: The Day of Sigma? Mega Man Maverick Hunter X, available on PSP and PS Vita, is a polygonal remake of the SNES classic Mega...

Rising Sun: Miss Kobayashi – Niche, but Funny

Rising Sun: Miss Kobayashi – Niche, but Funny

Noah Meyer

February 21, 2017

Hello again, and it's time for another Rising Sun. And today's show, Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, is being distributed in an interesting way. I'll mention it now before beginning the actual review. On September 8th last year, licensors Funimation Productions and Crunchyroll announced a special ...

Rising Sun: Cardcaptor Sakura 20th Anniversary Extravaganza (Part One)

Noah Meyer, Blogger

December 2, 2016

Hey there! It's time for a special multi-part Rising Sun review! I didn't give this any thought until recently, but since 2016 is nearly over, it's high time for me to review CLAMP's iconic series Cardcaptor Sakura, which is among the quintessential anime series, and celebrated its 20th ann...

Rising Sun Movie Previews: Promise of the Rose, Your Name & Ghost in the Shell

Rising Sun Movie Previews: Promise of the Rose, Your Name & Ghost in the Shell

Noah Meyer, Blogger

November 18, 2016

Hey there! It's time for a new Rising Sun Movie preview, the first one in a while, and this time there are three movies that are getting the spotlight ahead of their release! Sailor Moon R: Promise of the Rose (Viz Media) Back when the original Sailor Moon anime was airing in Japan, Toei produced t...

Rising Sun: Haruhi-chan is the Queen of Ridiculousness

Rising Sun: Haruhi-chan is the Queen of Ridiculousness

Noah Meyer, Blogger

September 22, 2016

It's time for another Rising Sun, and after a look at the serious Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno, we'll be looking at a far more ridiculous series today! In actuality, we'll be doing a double review of The Melancholy of Haruhi-chan Suzumiya and Nyoron! Churuya-san, which were released as a pair on Funi...

Rising Sun: Laidback Fun in Lucky Star

Rising Sun: Laidback Fun in Lucky Star

Noah Meyer, Blogger

September 4, 2016

Good morning, reader-sama! It's time for yet another Rising Sun, reader-sama. Would you like to guess what the work we're looking at today is, reader-sama? Okay, I'll stop now. Today, we're going to do a review of Lucky Star, which has been rescued from the out-of-print pile by Funimation Producti...

Rising Sun Special: FunimationNOW

Rising Sun Special: FunimationNOW

Noah Meyer, Blogger

August 31, 2016

Time for another Rising Sun. I bet you're feeling a tad bored of all the reviews, so let's spice things up and talk about a streaming service today. Approaching the end of the summer, I began to think strongly about buying a subscription to FunimationNOW, a streaming service that is run right from...

Rising Sun First Impressions: New Game

Rising Sun First Impressions: New Game

Noah Meyer, Editor

August 10, 2016

Hey there! Time for my first Rising Sun in a while, and we're going to talk about the first episode of New Game!. So let's log in! Plot Aoba Suzukaze is fresh out of high school when she joins game development studio Eagle Jump as a 3D artist. When she arrives, she meets a ton of crazy personalit...

Rising Sun: Noir is a Atmospheric Thrill Ride

Rising Sun: Noir is a Atmospheric Thrill Ride

Noah Meyer, Blogger

May 20, 2016

Hey there. It's time for yet another Rising Sun. And to be honest, this show makes Dragon Ball Z look tame. The topic show today is Noir, an original anime series produced by Bee Train. It's a spy series, and it's the kind of show that's out of the question for American animation. The series opens with...

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