Anime

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

Simon is a simple driller, mining away underground, content with living his life like the rest of humanity, hiding from the oppressive Beastmen that rule the surface world. Kamina is a passionate young man who yearns for something more, and who knows that he is destined for greatness. Both of their lives are turned upside down when Simon discovers a small drill in the ground, a drill that will lead them towards an adventure full of action, suspense and ultimately, their destiny.

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Video Game Reviews

Mass Effect 3

The Reapers have come for Earth. As Commander Shepard stands for his court martial, the Reapers lay a devastating attack on all of humanity, destroying countless lives in mere minutes. Shepard is forced to leave Earth to get the support of the Council while Admiral Anderson stays behind and leads the resistance. Unfortunately, the rest of the Council doesn’t see the Earth’s plight in a kind way, the Turian home world is under attack, and the Salarian and Asari counselors don’t see a reason to help. Shepard must find a way to save Earth, and it may just come in unlikely alliances.

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Video Game Reviews

Mass Effect 2

Commander Shepard has saved the galaxy from Saren, Sovereign, and their Geth army. But it doesn’t take long for a new and deadly enemy to arrive, decimating Shepard and the Normany immediately. The battle ends in Shepard’s death. Yet not all is lost, as Cerberus, the shadow organization that believes in the preservation and advancement of the human race, revives Shepard and gives the Commander a second chance. It’s time for payback as an old enemy rears its head again.

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Anime

Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker

Cassandra is Seeker of the Chantry, the Right Hand of the Divine. Bu she wasn’t always held in such high regard, as she was first a brash and extremely aggressive warrior who too often let her rage control her. It only gets worse as Cassandra is embroiled in a plot against the Chantry that goes all the way to the top…but, who’s pulling the strings? Cassandra’s mentor dies trying to stop the threat to the Chantry, and now it is up to Cassandra to find out who in the Chantry is involved in the plot and stop them.

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Shadow

Crysis

The year is 2020, and the North Korean Army (KPA) is up to something, and an archeological team is now missing. You’re Nomad of Raptor Team, an elite U.S. Army spec-ops unit with the most sophisticated military hardware to date: the Nanosuit. Your mission is to rescue the archeologists, find out what the KPA is up to, and get out without being discovered. It’s not so easy to get out…it’s more than just the KPA you have to worry about, and even Raptor Team’s leader hasn’t been briefed on a threat that makes even the Nanosuit look like a piece of junk.

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Manga

Koihime Soushi

There once lived a young princess in feudal Japan who possessed the power of the Koihime beam. With it, she could make anyone fall in love with her for a short period of time. Anyone except for her bodyguard Shiro, that is. He must have really hated her to be able to defy the power of the Koihime beam! Yet he was the one that the princess loved the most. So even though he hated her, she couldn’t help but to run away from her arranged marriage and follow Shiro far away from the castle. It did not take long for her to realize just how foolish her actions were, but perhaps her journey really did end up being worthwhile…

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Drake

Grave of the Fireflies by Drake

Near the end of World War II, American air-raids on Japan threatened many lives. After losing their mother, 14 year old Seita and his baby sister Setsuko are forced to live on their own. The harsh war times make it difficult to find food, or get help from neighbours and family. Finding it hard to get nutrition, toiletries, and other needed services, death and starvation seems to be the only way out.

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Anime

When They Cry

Maebara Keiichi hasn’t lived in the small rural town of Hinamizawa for long, but he’s stayed long enough to realize that there is something very wrong with the place. Every year around the time of the town’s Watanagashi Festival, people are murdered and “spirited away,” and Keiichi is inevitably drawn into the string of events by his friends. The orphaned Satoko has lost her entire family to these strange occurrences, and she might be next; the young shrine maiden Rika seems to know more about the murders than she lets on; Mion is the future head of a cultish family connected to the killings; and Rena has a history of violent behavior that just might make the course of events end in tragedy. Is there a way to survive Hinamizawa’s curse?

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