Castlevania – Season One

 

A lone woman wanders through the wastelands, skeletons dangling from spikes as far as she can see, but she presses on. Upon reaching her destination, she is told to leave. Dracula has no need for humans. She refuses and shows him how not all humans are the same.

Sometime later, she has been rounded up by the church for being a witch. She tries to tell them it’s science, but her pleas fall on deaf ears. Even as they burn her, she begs Dracula not to retaliate.

He arrives as she perishes and curses the city. They have one year to leave or face the consequences. Meanwhile, rich drunk kid, Trevor Belmont, has disgraced his family name and is just looking for another drink when he gets pulled into the fray. Continue reading “Castlevania – Season One”

Knights of Sidonia – Season Two

Sidonia is under attack once more, but they have new, more powerful Garde’s. The Gauna, however, is a big one and seems to have adapted to the upgrades. It appears to be winning until a new Gauna enters the battle but bizarrely fights for Sidonia.

The new Gauna is a hybrid created in a laboratory. Several of the citizens of Sidonia are now under the control of a former scientist who has found a way to live on and complete his experiments.

Nagate befriends the new Guana, Tsumugi. He visits her at the laboratory on a regular basis until he finds a house which he buys with Izuna, who is now transitioning from neutral to female, something that only happens once the genetically enhanced humans have chosen a mate. Continue reading “Knights of Sidonia – Season Two”

Knights of Sidonia – Season One

The colossal spaceship Sidonia drifts through space housing what might be the last remnants of humanity. Generations have existed entirely within Sidonia, enhanced by genetic manipulations that enable them to photosynthesis and live longer.

Nagate lives deep within the bowels of Sidonia. He spends his days training in a simulator, mastering the skills to pilot a Garde, a large mechanised weapon used to defend Sidonia. His food supplies have run dry and now he must leave his safe haven or starve.

He is caught stealing rice, but given his talent with a Garde the elders have him placed within the defence team. It’s not a moment too soon either as the Gauna, the shapeshifting creatures that destroyed Earth have reappeared. Continue reading “Knights of Sidonia – Season One”

Harlock: Space Pirate

In the very distant future humanity has colonised the universe thanks to faster than light travel. With these new frontiers, however, comes new obstacles and enemies. Captain Harlock, a feared space pirate, has grown tired of humanities failings.

He has travelled the universe collecting the time nodes. Once he has them all he will destroy them and restart time to make a better future.

Yama, a young botanist(?), agrees to go undercover and infiltrate Captain Harlock’s crew. His mission is to kill Harlock and stop his insane quest. However, all is not as it seems. Can Yama stop the immortal Captain Harlock or is humanity doomed? Continue reading “Harlock: Space Pirate”

Blame!

With her remote community face the real threat of starvation, Zuru heads out into the infinite city in search of food. Endless tunnels and passageways stretch out in every direction, deserted and desolate. Safeguards monitor the surroundings, checking for threats. The city is willing and able to defend itself.

Set in the distant future, the infinite city grows and adapts, maintained by automated machines and processes. The Net Terminal Gene once enabled humanity to control the city and live a carefree existence, but that has long been lost.

Zuru’s tiny community exists within a blind spot of the Safeguard, but that can’t last forever. Dwindling food supplies and a desire to create a better life drive them to take drastic measures, but the Safeguard is ready and waiting. A mysterious wanderer rescues Zuru and offers hope for the future.

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