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Gungrave by Phate

Gungrave by Phate

Brandon Heat and Harry McDowell have always been the best of friends. Although they and their gang cause nothing but trouble, that's their lifestyle and they couldn't be happier. However, one of their gang wars eventually attracted the attention of the large mafia syndicate Millenion. Wanting the ability to protect his family, friends, and loved ones, Brandon decides to accompany Harry and join Millenion. As they rise in rank and become esteemed members of the syndicate, they witness the meaning of “trust.”

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Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children by Phate

Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children by Phate

Two years have passed since the great conflict between AVALANCHE, Shinra, and Sephiroth concluded with the ferocious battle at the Northern Crater. Now, the world and Midgar are rebuilding under the guidance of a repentant Shinra Company. For Cloud and Tifa, who are running a delivery service and serving as mentors and older siblings to the neighbourhood orphans, life has become quite normal. Yet, there are some remnants from the struggle of two years prior, and they seek to revive old memories and force Reunion... at all costs.

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Ranma 1/2 OVA

Ranma 1/2 OVA

Ranma is your average martial artist, except for the fact that he once fell into a cursed spring, and turns into a girl everytime he is splashed with cold water! Now with these OVAs, comprised of ten separate stories, the Ranma crew is back and ready for more trouble!

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Perfect Blue

Perfect Blue

Mima is a member of Cham!, a Japanese pop trio with a small fan base. However, Mima wants to show everyone that she isn’t just a pretty girl with a nice voice, so she decides to become a film and television star. Unfortunately for her, some of her fans don’t want her to leave Cham!, with one obsessed fan and stalker feeling betrayed by her. She soon discovers Internet sites posting intimate details about her life, and sees that disappointing even some of her fans can be a terrifying experience.

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Ninja Scroll

Ninja Scroll

Jubei is a wandering swordsman without any clan or master; a sword for hire, one could call him. However, after being poisoned, he is coerced into joining with an old monk named Dakuan, the only person who knows the cure. They team up with the beautiful but deadly kunoichi Kagero after Jubei rescues her from a vicious rape, and the trio begins their conflict with the Eight Demons of Kimon. A group whose aims aren't clear, they seem to be working for someone even more evil...

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Berserk by Phate

Berserk by Phate

Guts’s only purpose in life was to fight and kill for money - it’s the only life he’s ever known. But then he is taken into the Band of the Hawk, the famed mercenary band led by the charismatic and power-hungry Griffith. Guts and his comrades are willing to do just about anything to help their esteemed leader, but what happens when things go too far?

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This Ugly and Beautiful World

This Ugly and Beautiful World

Takemoto Takeru is a high school student who also makes deliveries for his household via his motorcycle. During one of his deliveries with his friend Ryou, the two spot a mysterious light in the sky and watch as it enters a nearby forest. Upon investigating the landing site, Takeru finds a girl glowing in a cocoon-like ball of light in a tree. This mysterious girl calls herself Hikari, and is not the only unusual creature in the forest, for the trio is soon attacked by a giant monster. Could Hikari be related to this strange attack?

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Kite

Kite

Sawa is a girl with a terrible past. When she was young, her parents were brutally murdered, leaving her alone. She ended up being adopted by the sadistic detective Akai. Raised to be a cold and ruthless assassin, she carries out the tasks Akai gives her in the name of justice. However, there may be more to it than that...

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Futari Ecchi

Futari Ecchi

Meet Onoda Makoto and Onoda Yura, happy newlyweds. However, they soon discover that a “certain aspect” of their marriage is lacking in enjoyment. They are very desperate to rectify this problem and seek advice from some trusted sources, including their relatives and their friends. Nonetheless, they still have some things to work on, even with increasing experience, inevitably leading to some fairly uncomfortable moments.

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Dragon Ball Z

Dragon Ball Z

Seven years have passed since the original quest for the Dragon Balls. Mysterious forces from the depths of space now threaten Earth, and a new opponent has revealed himself to non-other than Son Goku’s brother. Soon after that, Son Goku and his friends are now in a desperate battle for Earth, and must make sure that the Dragon Balls do not fall into the wrong hands. Will they be able to summon enough power and strength to once again triumph over these overwhelming odds?

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Akira

Akira

It's the year 2019 in Neo Tokyo, 31 years after a catastrophic explosion destroys the city of Tokyo. During a scuffle between a gang led by Kaneda and a rival gang, Kaneda's friend, Tetsuo, decides to set out and tag along only to get himself taken in by the government and become the test subject of an experiment meant to obtain control of the powers of Akira...

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Kagome, Kagome by Phate

Kagome, Kagome by Phate

Takeuchi Masami’s father has recently passed away, and as a result, his grandfather is forcing him to move out of his house. With only 80,000 yen a month given to him as living expenses by his grandfather, he needs to find a relatively cheap place to live. Enter his friend Nishino Kagome, who promises to help Masami find a place, under one condition: he needs to allow Kagome’s “Extremely Normal Phenomena Observation Society” to use it as a meeting hall until they get their own. While not a believer in things of that nature, Masami nonetheless agrees. Strange things are now happening in his new place, and he just may soon change his skeptical view on the supernatural...

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Kagome, Kagome

Kagome, Kagome

Takeuchi Masami’s father has recently passed away, and as a result, his grandfather is forcing him to move out of his house. With only 80,000 yen a month given to him as living expenses by his grandfather, he needs to find a relatively cheap place to live. Enter his friend Nishino Kagome, who promises to help Masami find a place, under one condition: he needs to allow Kagome’s “Extremely Normal Phenomena Observation Society” to use it as a meeting hall until they get their own. While not a believer in things of that nature, Masami nonetheless agrees. Strange things are now happening in his new place, and he just may soon change his skeptical view on the supernatural...

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The Family Zoo by Phate

The Family Zoo by Phate

Suzuki Zoo isn’t your everyday zoo. Sure, it has animals and tourists, but the animals that live there are different. In fact, they all have the appearance of humans for faces, except for Grandpa, who has the luck of being a toilet. To add to this, all the animals, whether they are a snake, giraffe or elephant, are part of one big happy family.

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Soul Calibur

Soul Calibur

Enter a world of souls and swords, where everyone is trying to get their hands on the infamous Soul Edge. Some call it the Ultimate Weapon; others call it a new hope, while others just want to destroy it. Choose from a cast of characters with their own intentions of what they want to do with the evil sword. Will you choose to bring peace, or bring about a new era of darkness?

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Conker’s Bad Fur Day

Conker’s Bad Fur Day

After Conker phones his girlfriend about staying out late because of something about a war, he guzzles down his much loved beer. However, the next morning, Conker wakes to find that he has no idea where he is, and is suffering one mighty hangover. Now he just wants to get back home...

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Fanime 2004

Fanime 2004

Anyway, Djudge, taking a moment from my hiatus here to give all you readers here at AS a small peek of what happened, through my perspective, at FanimeCon 2004, one of the largest conventions right here on the West Coast and in the U.S. for that matter. This year's event was spread out over four days and spanned a good part of the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, the adjacent San Jose Hilton....

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