Otaku, No Video
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On Otaku, No Video, Brent reviews anime and manga; posts primers about influential anime franchises, studios, and creators; and digs deeper into the themes and metaphors underlying anime.
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Thoughts on many remarkable moments in the original Mobile Suit Gundam anime series.
An anime OVA that's mostly remarkable for its English dub cast: Steve Blum, Crispin Freeman, and Bridget Hoffman, among others.
A look at the odd slice-of-life manga One Fine Day.
A spoiler-free review of the thoughtful anime series Kino's Journey
A look at the deeper themes, characters, and moments of the Mobile Suit Gundam series. Spoilers galore!
Brent looks at the first 3 volumes of Yuu Watase's classic shoujo manga Fushigi Yuugi, a romantic fantasy adventure.
Brent sets the record straight on the oft-dismissed third Gundam series, ZZ Gundam. Despite its lighter tone, it contains some impressive moments and remains essentially Gundam.
A response to a video about sexy manga for girls.
Brent digs into the themes, metaphors, characters, and memorable moments of the second Evangelion rebuild movie.
A look at the first volume of Rumiko Takahashi's latest manga endeavor, Rin-ne.
Brent reviews the lyrical shoujo romantic comedy His and Her Circumstances (Kare Kano), as adapted by Hideaki Anno and Studio Gainax.