Anime Spotlight #4: Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar

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Name: Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar (Isekai no Seikishi Monogatari)

Year: 2009-2010

Episodes: 13

Studio: Collaboration between AIC Spirits (Tenchi franchise, Blue Gender, Persona 4) and BeSTACK

Director: Masaki Kishijima (Tenchi franchise, Dual!)

The Tenchi Muyo franchise is one of those shows that will always hold a special place in my heart because I grew up watching it. A harem anime that follows the misadventures of a teenage boy living with a bunch of alien women out to win his heart, Tenchi Muyo is the perfect combination of comedy, action, and romance. Ever since the original OVA, the story has been re-told again (and again and again) and has had a number of successful and not-so-successful spin-offs. You can only tell a story so many different ways before it becomes stale and I thought I was content with just sticking with the original OVAs and the the first re-telling, Tenchi Universe! However, the pull of Tenchi is strong and I couldn’t stay away from the latest installment in the franchise, Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar. Continue reading Anime Spotlight #4: Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar

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LIMIT: Episodes 10-11

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Episode ten and episode eleven are totally different, but I watched them back-to-back, so I decided I might as well recap them together. It won’t be long before help arrives, but with tensions running higher than ever among the remaining survivors, they might be too late.  Continue reading LIMIT: Episodes 10-11