Anime review: Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Movie (Blu-Ray)


Review by Matt S. Puella Magi Madoka Magica’s greatest asset is its aesthetics. This is a story about the battle between good and evil (as played out between magical girls (good) and witches (evil)), with the witches inhabiting special extra-dimensional “labyrinths,” and these labyrinths are so insanely surreal that they’re…

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Anime review: Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl Standard Edition (Blu-ray/DVD)


Review by Clark A. Shaft is a studio so wedded to avant-garde works –Mekakucity Actors and the Monogatari series spring to mind – that Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl initially struck me as an uncharacteristic instance of it animating a conservative franchise. Rooted in increasingly oversaturated high school slice of…

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Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl gets standard edition


News by Clark A. I’ll readily admit I’ve never actually watched this show, but it’s a prime contender for the “Most Captivating Anime Name” award I just conjured up three seconds ago. The snappily titled Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl was originally released by NIS America early last year. This…

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