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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Excited for Hanamonogatari? Daisuki’s going to stream it all at once, subbed and free


News by Clark A. Hanamonogatari, the latest arc of Nisio Isin’s Monogatari series, aired on Japanese television last week as one lengthy marathon. English-speaking fans won’t have to wait long at all to catch up on the latest arc, though, and they won’t have to jump through hoops to watch…

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First Impressions: Mekakucity Actors (Anime)


Anime report by Clark A. The Kagerou Project is a series of Vocaloid songs that conveys narratives musically, be it through very literal lyrics or abstract, metaphorical means. It was accompanied by several light novels before their popularity allowed enabled a transition into a manga series and, now, an anime…

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