New Anime Brew: Momo Kyun Sword (Momo Kyun Sōdo)

New Anime Brew: Momo Kyun Sword (Momo Kyun Sōdo)

Momo_Kyun_Sword,_Anime_Poster

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Date Released: Summer, July 8,2014
Genre: Supernatural, Fantasy, Comedy, Fan Service
Age Range: 13+
Runtime: 12 episodes, 23 minutes 42 seconds
Director: Shinsuke Yanagi
– Other work from Shinsuke Yanagi:

  • Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS (T.V. Series) Director

Script Written by: Tsuyoshi Tamai
– Other work from Tsuyoshi Tamai:

  • Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu (Series)

Sound Director: Teruaki Sugawara
– Other Sound Directing from Teruaki Sugawara:

  • Hanayaka Nari, Waga Ichizoku (OAV)
  • Magical Warfare (T.V. Series)
  • Wolverine (T.V. Series)

Music: Yasunori Iwasaki
– Other musical works from Yasunori Iwasaki:

  • Ah My Buddha (T.V. Series)
  • Fortune Quest L (T.V. Series)
  • Happy Lesson (Series)
  • Tenjho Tenge (T.V. Series)
  • Vandread (Series)

Productions:

  • Project No.9
  • Tri-Slash

Other Media Chronology:

  • Light Novel: Written by: Kibidango Project. Run 2012 – Ongoing. Turns out that this is an online light novel series.

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New Anime Brew: A Letter to Momo

New Anime Brew: A Letter to Momo (Momo e no Tegami)

A Letter to Momo DVD bought from Target

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Date Released: Fall , September 2011 (at the Toronto International Film Festival)
Genre: Supernatural, Drama, Comedy
Age Range: 3+
Runtime: 2 hours
Director and Story Creator: Hiroyuki Okiura
– Other works from Hiroyuki Okiura:

  • Dream Hunter Rem (OAV) Key Animator
  • Jin-Roh – The Wolf Brigade (Movie) Director
  • Paprika (Movie) : Key Animator

Sound Director: Kazuhiro Wakabayashi
– Other Sound Directing from Kazuhiro Wakabayashi:

  • Darker than Black (Series)
  • Princess Mononoke (Movie)
  • xxxHOLiC (Series)

Music: Mina Kubota
Other musical works from Mina Kubota:

  • Amuri in Star Ocean (OAV)
  • Kaleido Star (Series)
  • Shattered Angels (T.V. Series)

Productions: Production I.G., Kadokawa Shoten, Bandai Visual, CBC, HoriPro, JR Kikaku, Kadokawa Pictures, Mainichi Broadcasting System, Oriental Light and Magic, RCC Chugoku Broadcasting, TBS, The Mainichi Newspapers, Tokyu Recreation Co., Ltd. , Yahoo! Japan
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Sora, The Point From Which The House of Cards That Is No Game No Life Falls

Disclaimer: This article will make use of the word “Bastard” in conjunction with the Trope “Magnificent Bastard.” It tends to be considered one of the lighter of the curse words, but I’m just covering myself. If I was really going to insult someone like that I’d use “Dastard.” It’s a slightly funnier word and Fire Emblem uses it all the time.

 

Oh, yeah. This article will also talk in vague terms about how this trope applies in conjunction to more “adult rated” characters. It’s kind of the overarching point of this article, and nothing should be considered so dangerous we can’t even talk about it, but not everyone thinks that way, hence Disclaimer.

 

Preface: This article is suppose to be a followup to my friend The Space Wizard’s review of No Game No Life. It’s like a Gaiden Article, so read that if you haven’t yet. It might be a good idea. Ok, here we go.

 

Like Space Wizard, I have a Love-Hate Relationship with No Game No Life. I’m not Tsundere for the show. It’s more of a Deretsun. I want to like the show but it keeps doing things that make me not like it. Most of these problems are what Space Wizard took his review to explain so I’ll leave that there, what I’m going to talk about is what I see as the point from which all of the problems with No Game No Life: The Main Character, Sora.

 

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