Fate/Extra: Last Encore – Season One

Hakuno finds himself in a strange world with no recollection of his past. It appears to be a school, but things appear to be off. A countdown begins. His friend stabs in him in the back and leaves him for dead. He wakes sometime later and is pursued by a dark avatar.

He stumbles across an ornate theatre where he finds a sword. When he touches the sword, a heroic spirit appears and makes a pack with him. She defeats the avatar and together they progress to the next level.

The heroic spirit, Saber, brings Hakuno up to speed. It would appear that he has found himself in a digital version of the Holy Grail War. In order to win the grail he must defeat the guardians and move through the levels, but not everything is quite as it seems. Continue reading “Fate/Extra: Last Encore – Season One”

Akira – 30th Anniversary Review

In July 1988, Tokyo was destroyed in a massive explosion. Thirty-one years later, Neo-Tokyo has emerged from the ashes. Following the massive redevelopment, projects work is starting to dry up, leaving the people struggling to make ends meet. Crime is out of control. Biker gangs fight for turf, destroying anything and anyone that gets in their way.

When Tetsuo comes into contact with a psychic who recently escaped from a secret government laboratory, abilities he never knew existed awaken. The government captures Tetsuo and confines him to the research facility, scared that he possesses the same potential as Akira, the source of the original explosion.

Kaneda will do everything in his power to free his friend, Tetsuo. With the help of a group of resistance fighters, he breaks into the facility, but Tetsuo no longer needs his help, he doesn’t need anyone’s help anymore. Tetsuo is drawn to a secret facility deep beneath the Olympic Park development where he may be able to revive Akira. Continue reading “Akira – 30th Anniversary Review”

One Piece (Season Six)

Just when things look like they’re about to settle down for the Straw hat pirates, a boat falls out of the sky and sinks into the depths below. Curious as to how that could happen they dive down to see what they can find.

One of the weird treasures they recover is a map of a place called Skypiea. They encounter pirates and salvage teams before riding a jet of water into the clouds where they discover an island with angels, demons, and gods.

The Straw hat pirates will be pushed to their limits and beyond as they come up against Eneru and his priests. Can they come to terms with this strange new land and the weird people that exist there? Continue reading “One Piece (Season Six)”

Akame ga Kill

Tatsumi travels to the capital, determined to join the Imperial Guard and earn enough money to save his village from starving. Once there he realises it’s not the shining beacon of hope he’d believed it would be.

When the kind family that has taken him in are attacked by Night Raid, a shadowy group of assassins, he jumps in to save them, only to discover just how messed up the capital is. Turns out the rich family like to take in lost country folk and torture them to death.

Discovering that his two companions had already met a gruesome end at their hands, Tatsumi strikes down the wealthy daughter and joins the group of assassins as they attempt to destroy the corruption that has plagued the empire. Continue reading “Akame ga Kill”

Hundred – Season One

Giant alien creatures known as Savages have been attacking the Earth for decades, but Humanity isn’t about to give up. Using Hundreds, a mysterious device that bonds with the host to give them control over super-powered weaponry is their only hope.

Hayato arrives at the floating military city/training academy called Little Garden with the highest ever Hundred compatibility. This makes the quiet and considered individual an instant celebrity. Unfortunately, it also ends up forcing him to duel with the academy president and most powerful slayer, Claire Harvey.

His roommate, Emile offers to help him prepare for his duel and reveals that they have known each other for years, although Hayato has no recollection of this. Can Hayato win his duel and live up to the promise of his potential Continue reading “Hundred – Season One”