Sword Art Online – Season One

I’ve looked around the internet and Sword Art Online (SAO) seems to be fairly polarising. Well, I’m going to throw my hate firmly into one camp. I loved it. Every single minute of it. I loved the characters, the virtual worlds, the sword fights, the awesome story twists, and the relationships within.

There is one thing I should probably say before I get too into this. I was literally forced to watch more than half of this series overnight, staying up until 6:30 in the morning. There is a chance that my opinion has been swayed by the total immersive viewing experience, but I doubt it. I will go into more details in my Monthly Review, I promise. Now, let’s get back to SAO. Continue reading “Sword Art Online – Season One”

The Seven Deadly Sins – Signs of Holy War

Netflix pulled me back to Britannia with what I thought was season two. I was excited to get back into things, expecting deadlier demons and more evil Holy Knights with insane special abilities. Alas, it was not to be.

Signs of Holy War is not season two. Admittedly, Netflix didn’t say it was. It was my fault. I jumped to a conclusion and now I live with the repercussions of that decision, but I still love Netflix. All that said, it is a four-part mini-series set between season one and season two. So, more Meliodas and his lecherous ways. More Sins. Continue reading “The Seven Deadly Sins – Signs of Holy War”

Heaven’s Lost Property – Season 2

Following on from the events of season 1, Tomoki now has two Angeloids living with him. Things are about to become more complicated for the peace and quiet seeking teen. A third Angeloid appears and is determined to kill Tomoki.

The story in the second season falls into the background as a series of episodes designed to play on the characters strengths and weakness while giving them the adequate chance to shine, or not as the case may be. Tomoki is still a huge pervert. Continue reading “Heaven’s Lost Property – Season 2”

Heaven’s Lost Property – Season 1

Tomoki is your average teenage boy. He seeks a quiet life, happy in his small town with no real goals to further himself. An unexplainable reoccurring dream featuring an angel plagues his sleeping hours. Each time he wakes with tears streaming down his face.

One evening Tomoki witnesses a bizarre event where a beautiful winged woman falls from the sky. Before he has a chance to comprehend what he saw, the angel announces that he is her master and she will do his bidding. Continue reading “Heaven’s Lost Property – Season 1”

Expelled from Paradise

Following a worldwide disaster, humanity fled the Earth to DEVA, a space station that houses a digital universe. The humans have given up their physical bodies, their consciousness digitized so that they can exist with the virtual universe.

Angela Balzac, a DEVA security officer, is closing in the notorious hacker known as ‘Frontier Settler’. Yes, her surname is pronounced ball-sack… get your head out of the gutter… She is sent down to Earth to locate and extinguish the threat. Continue reading “Expelled from Paradise”