Apr 09

Square Enix and Aniplex have recently released Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood on TV and to be honest I really wondered what they would show, since the previous Fullmetal Alchemist series was already so kickass and went through the whole story already. It turns out however, that this is more of a rewrite. Frankly, I felt bored halfway through the first episode this show and suddenly wished it would end sooner, because I was getting irritated at how helpless Edward and Alphonse were against the Ice Alchemist. WHERE DID THE KICKASS ELRIC GO? His pwning streak probably left him along with the art goodness.

But! Instead of brooding over what the current series is, lets take a look at the biggest observable difference this show has from its predecessor: The Art. Its worth noting that Bones, the group that animated the previous series, is also animating this one. They were probably trying to make it look more like the art from the manga.
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Oct 11

If there’s one type of girl that has garnered an incredible amount of fandom in the anime audience nowadays, its the short, flat-chested tsundere girl. (Tsundere is an article on wikipedia, for those of you who want to know more) Somehow this type of girl has become so popular, it has become a must-have ingredient in the comedy anime genre that a significant number of anime have become runaway successes simply by exploiting the very antics of an insecure, short-tempered, egoistic girl with a childish voice, in short, tsundere. Of all the voice actors giving life to these girls, Kugimiya Rie is arguably one of the most famous seiyuu to ever play the part of these girls’ souls. This is for all of you who still aren’t seiyuu aware either because (1) you skip the OPs and EDs (2) you can’t read Japanese, and just don’t bother.

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