New Anime Brew: Maria the Virgin Witch

New Anime Brew: Maria the Virgin Witch

Maria the Virgin Witch Title Card

Show Index:

Other Names:

  • Maria the Virgin: Witch by Will, Maiden by Force
  • Junketsu no Maria: Sorcière de gré, pucelle de force
  • Maria: Sorcière de gré, pucelle de force

Date Released: January 11, 2015
Genre: Drama, Supernatural, Fantasy, Comedy, Romance, Adventure, Historical Fiction
Age Range: 16+
Runtime: 12 episodes, 24 minutes
Original creator: Masayuki Ishikawa
– Other work from Masayuki Ishikawa:

  • Moyasimon: Tales of Agriculture (series)

Director: Goro Taniguchi
– Other works from Goro Taniguchi:

  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (Original creator & Director of series)
  • S-CRY-ed (Director)

Script Written by: Hideyuki Kurata
– Other work from Hideyuki Kurata:

  • Battle Athletes Victory (Script for series)
  • Kamichu! (Original creator)
  • Magical Play (Script for series)
  • The World God Only Knows (Series composition for the whole series)

Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
– Other Sound Directing from Jin Aketagawa:

  • AKB0048 (Series)
  • Anohana, The Flower We Saw That Day (Series)
  • Birdy the Mighty: Decode (Series)
  • A Certain Scientific Railgun (Series & Index movie)
  • Queen’s Blade (Series)
  • Shakugan no Shana (Series)
  • Milky Holmes (Series)
  • Zoids: ZERO(Bit Cloud Tournament) & Fuzors (not the other one)

Music: Masato Kōda
– Other musical works from Masato Kōda:

  • Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio: Ars Nova Cadenza
  • Arpeggio of Blue Steel
  • Magical Warfare

Productions: Bandai Visual, Kodansha, Junketsu no Maria Production Committee, Lantis, Production I.G, & Q-Tec
Other Media Chronology:

-Manga: Title: Maria the Virgin Witch. Written by: Masayuki Ishikawa. Published by: Kodansha. Magazine: Good! Afternoon. 2008. 3 volumes. Licensed by: Kodansha Comics USA.

-Manga: Title: Maria the Virgin Witch Exhibition. Written by: Masayuki Ishikawa. Published by: Kodansha. Magazine: Good! Afternoon. 2014. 1 volume. Licensed by: Kodansha Comics USA.

Licensed by FUNimation Entertainment (or the streaming is for the meanwhile)

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Ogy Anime Reviews: My My Mai, Make Me Wanna Be With You! OVA

Ogy Anime Reviews: My My Mai, Make Me Wanna Be With You! OVA

My My Mai DVD Box Show Index: Other Names:

  • My My Mai
  • Sono Ki ni Sasete yo My My Mai

Date Released: December 12, 1993
Genre: Supernatural, Comedy, Fan Service
Age Range: 16+
Runtime: 84 minutes and 30 seconds, 2 Episodes, 4 Parts 2 per each episode
Director: Osamu Sekita
– Other works from Osamu Sekita:

  • Transformers: Robots in Disguise (Series)
    • Beast Wars II Chō Seimeitai Transformers (Series)
    • Chō Seimeitai Transformers: Beast Wars Neo ( Series)
  • Elite Jack!! (OAV)
  • Ghost Talker’s Daydream (OAV)
  • Gorillaman (OAV)
  • Hero Tales (T.V. Series)
  • Homeroom Affairs (OAV)
  • Ichigo 100% (T.V. Series)
  • Ossu!! Karate Bu (OAV)
  • Princess Army (OAV)
  • Shin Captain Tsubasa (OAV)
  • Superbook (T.V. Series)
  • Tales of Seduction (OAV)
  • Twin (OAV)
  • W~Wish or Double Wish (T.V. Seires)

Original Creator: Masakazu Yamaguchi
– Other works from Masakazu Yamaguchi:

  • Butt Attack Punisher Girl Gautaman
  • Butt Attack Punisher Girl Gautaman R

Screenplay: Yumi Nakamura (Osamu Sekita also worked on the screenplay as well)
– Only work cited.
Sound Director: Hiroshi Nakano
– Other Sound Directing from Hiroshi Nakano:

  • Princess Rouge: The Legend of the Last Labyrinth (OAV)

Music: (2 people)
A.) Koicha Ota
– Only work cited.
B.) Koji Tajima
– Other musical works from Koji Tajima:

  • Kusatta Kyōshi no Hōteishiki (OAV) Ending
  • Sentimental Journey (T.V. Series) Opening and Ending (hmm)

Productions: AC Create, J.C. Staff, & Maki Productions.
Other Media Chronology:
-Manga: Title: Sono Ki ni Sasete yo My Mai Mai. Written by: Masakazu Yamaguchi. Published by: Akita Shoten. Magazine: Shounen Champion. 1988. 9 volumes. Licensed by: None in the U.S.
Licensed by Central Park Media (CPM) Media, U.S. Manga Corps. JOHN!!!!!!!

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New Anime Brew: Chaika the Coffin Princess: Avenging Battle (Season 2)

New Anime Brew: Chaika the Coffin Princess: Avenging Battle (Season 2)

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Previous Season Review:  New Anime Brew: Hitsugi no Chaika (Chaika – The Coffin Princess)

Show Index:

Other Names:

  • Hitsugi no Chaika: Avenging Battle
  • Chaika the Coffin Princess Season 2
  • Chaika Season 2

Date Released:  October 08, 2014
Genre: Supernatural, Fantasy, Romance, Adventure
Age Range: 13+
Runtime: 10 episodes, 23 minutes 41 seconds
Original creator: Ichiro Sakaki
– Other works from Ichiro Sakaki:

  • CODE-E (T.V. Series)
    • Mission-E (T.V. Series)
  • Magician’s Academy (T.V. Series & Manga)
  • Outbreak Company (T.V. Series & Manga & Light Novel)
  • Polyphonica (Series)
  • Scrapped Princess (T.V. Series & Manga)
  • Strait Jacket (OAV)

Director: Soichi Masui
– Other works from Soichi Masui:

  • Anyamaru Tantei Kiruminzū (T.V. Series)
  • Scrapped Princess (T.V. Series)
  • Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars (T.V. Series, but as an episode director)

Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
– Other Sound Directings from Masafumi Mima:

  • Ai Yori Aoshi (T.V. Series)
  • Allison & Lillia (T.V. Series)
  • Animal Crossing (Movie)
  • Arjuna (ERR)
  • Cardcaptor Sakura (Series)
  • Chobits (Series)
  • Dai-Guard (T.V. Series)
  • Fullmetal Alchemist (Series)
  • I Dream of Mimi (Ooo, sexy~)
  • Paprika (Movie)
  • Pokémon (Series)
  • Santa Company (Movie) as Supervision which now explains that sound effect
  • Ushio & Tora (OAV)

Music: Seikou Nagaoka
– Other musical works from Seikou Nagaoka:

  • New Dream Hunter Rem: Massacre in the Phantasmic Labyrinth (OAV) Hmm
  • Petite Princess Yucie (T.V. Series)
  • Strike Witches (Series)
  • Tenchi Muyo (Early series with specials and Universe)

Productions:

  • BONES
  • Flying Dog
  • Fujimi Shobo
  • Hitsugi No Chaika Partners
  • Kadokawa Corporation
  • Kadokawa Shoten

Other Media Chronology:

– Light Novel: Written by Ichirō Sakaki. Illustrated by Namaniku ATK . Published by Fujimi Shobo. Imprint: Fujimi Fantasia BunkoRun. 2010 – Ongoing 9 volumes

–Manga: Written by: Shinta Sakayama. Published by: Kadokawa Shoten. Magazine: Shōnen Ace. 2011–Ongoing 3 volumes

–Spin-off  Manga:

A.) Hitsugi no Chaikaka. Written by: Kanikama. Published by: Kadokawa Shoten. Magazine: 4-Koma Nano Ace (former), Shōnen Ace (current). 2011 – Ongoing

B.) Gakuen Chaika!. Magazine: Niconico Age Premium. 2014 – Ongoing

Licensed by Sentai Filmworks.

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

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

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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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Ogy Anime Reviews: Dracula (Marvel/Toei)

Ogy Anime Reviews: Dracula (Marvel/Toei)

Dracula Vestron Video VHS

Show Index:

Name: Dracula (Marvel/Toei)
– Other aliases:

  • Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned
  • Emperor of Darkness – Vampire Dracula
  • The Tomb of Dracula
  • The Tomb of Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned
  • The Curse of Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned
  • Vestron Dracula
  • Dracula (1981)

Aired: 08/19/1980
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Supernatural, Mello Drama
Age Range: 13+ Seinen
Total Episodes: 1 special, 90 minutes 09 seconds
Original creators: Bram Stoker (main inspiration), Roy Thomas
Directed by Minoru Okazaki
– Other works:
**Directed

  • Dr. Slump (Original T.V. Series, 97’ T.V. Series, Movie 2, and Movie 4)
  • Kennosuke-sama (Movie)
  • O-bake no… Holly (T.V. Seires)
  • Puttsun Make LOVE (OAV)

Production: Toei Animation
Sound Production: Seiji Yokoyama
Media Chronology:

-Book: Dracula. Written by: Bram Stoker. Written in 1879.

-Comic: The Tomb of Dracula. Written by: Roy Thomas. Published by: Marvel Comics. First appearance in The Tomb of Dracula (1972).

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Tokyo Ghoul Episode 2: Cannibalism Boogaloo

Okay, episode two of Tokyo Ghoul is out and let’s just see-HOLY SHIT THIS SHOW IS AWESOME. I am still loving this dark and twisted little series. I plan to review every episode of this little dark shiny bloodstone of a show, and so far the ride promises to be amazing. With an ep by ep review of this nature, some spoilers of story and appetite are inevitable, so be forewarned. Settle down with a nice chunk of delicious meat and we’ll get started.

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