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A CERTAIN MAGICAL INDEX PART 1

Posted by RommelS On May - 5 - 2013

A CERTAIN MAGICAL INDEXSYNOPSIS:

Kamijo is a student in Academy City, where people use science to develop supernatural abilities. The guy’s got a lot of heart – luckily for a young nun named Index. She’s on the run from a sorcery society that covets the astonishing 103,000 volumes of magical knowledge stored in her memory. When Index stumbles into Kamijo’s life, she finds a faithful friend and protector. While Kamijo’s easily the weakest kid in Academy City, he’s got something else going for him: the Imagine Breaker, an unexplainable power stored in his right hand that negates the powers of others.

 

With scientists and sorcerers attacking from all sides, the Imagine Breaker will definitely come in handy, but it’s Kamijo’s loyalty to Index that will be his greatest weapon in the fight to keep her safe.

 

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A CERTAIN MAGICAL INDEX – PART 2

Posted by RommelS On May - 5 - 2013

A CERTAIN MAGICAL INDEX PART 2SYNOPSIS:

Kamijo is a student in Academy City, where people use science to develop supernatural abilities. The guy’s got a lot of heart – luckily for a young nun named Index. She’s on the run from a sorcery society that covets the astonishing 103,000 volumes of magical knowledge stored in her memory. When Index stumbles into Kamijo’s life, she finds a faithful friend and protector. While Kamijo’s easily the weakest kid in Academy City, he’s got something else going for him: the Imagine Breaker, an unexplainable power stored in his right hand that negates the powers of others.

 

With scientists and sorcerers attacking from all sides, the Imagine Breaker will definitely come in handy, but it’s Kamijo’s loyalty to Index that will be his greatest weapon in the fight to keep her safe.

 

 

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TORIKO – PART 1

Posted by RommelS On April - 1 - 2013

TORIKO PART 1SYNOPSIS:
Welcome to the Gourmet Age, a time when the world is full of deliciously deadly ingredients that the wealthiest appetites in existence can’t wait to devour. But only a mighty masticating mercenary like Toriko can track down the rarest animals on the planet and put them on a plate! This gluttonous gourmet hunter is one of the four Legendary Kings, superhuman warriors born to battle the likes of Troll Kongs, Gararagators, and Devil Pythons. Accompanied by his loyal Battle Wolf and the promising young chef Komatsu, Toriko will circle the globe in search of the mouth-wateringly lethal ingredients that will one day make up his Full Course Menu of Life. The more ferocious the beast, the bigger the feast, but never forget the code of a true gourmet hunter: you gotta eat what you defeat!

 

 

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STEINS;GATE – PART 2

Posted by RommelS On April - 1 - 2013

STEINSGATE PART 2SYNOPSIS:
The microwave is a time machine and the girl gets shot. Okarin sends another text. Nukes another banana. The mad scientist meddled with forces he never should have known about. The girl gets run over by a car. Okarin goes back to stop the bleeding. Dashes madly through the dark streets. Races against time. The girl gets hit by a train. Failures and flatlines multiply in a ghastly pattern of repetition.

 

Over and over and over again until sanity is stripped away and you start to notice shapes slipping in and out of the shadows. SERN. The girl gets stabbed before and after the kissing. Okarin grows frantic. Bodies pile up around him. SERN is getting closer. The girl is bleeding. A Top Secret Future Gadget Lab member from the future is their only hope. The blood sprays and the girl dies. SERN destroys the world. Kills all the girls. There is time for one last try. Now Okarin bleeds but he won’t stop. Ever. The microwave is a time machine and the girl always gets shot.

 

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K-ON! SEASON 2 – PART 2

Posted by RommelS On April - 1 - 2013

K-ON SEASON 2 PART 2SYNOPSIS:
Sometimes music and words come together so perfectly that the combination is far more powerful than either would be alone. In much the same way, the five members of the Sakuragaoka Girl’s High School’s Light Music Club have become far more than just a group of girls with similar interests; more, even, than just a group of friends. Through the medium of music they’ve found a common course in life, and whatever the future may bring, they know they can get through it if they stand together… which makes the coming end of the school year and the graduation of the four older members something that’s dreaded as much as it’s looked forward to.

 

In the meantime, however, there’s so much going on it’s as life has decided to throw everything it can at them. Going to music festivals won’t be hard to swing, but running a marathon? That will be a stretch! Yearbook photos? The horror! And a school play with Mio and Ritsu cast as Romeo and Juliet? Ooo, awkward. Then, of course, there’s one big final performance for the band!

 

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PHANTOM: REQUIEM FOR THE PHANTOM PART 2

Posted by Sandra On April - 1 - 2013

PHANTOM REQUIEM FOR THE PHANTOM PART 2 UKSYNOPSIS:
It can be hard to live with having no memories of your life, other than being a part of a crime syndicate called Inferno, but Zwei/Reiji is a trained killer, an assassin who is instructed to knock off people the organization wants dead.
Ein is his opposite, yet she is in the same situation as he. She is also a brutal, beautiful killing machine, lovely yet highly intelligent and when they finally meet, Zwei wants to help her leave the syndicate and also regain his former memories of the person he used to be. It won’t be easy, but life never is for trained assassins.

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C – CONTROL – THE MONEY OF SOUL AND POSSIBILITY

Posted by RommelS On March - 18 - 2013

C CONTROLSYNOPSIS:
Kimimaro is a hard-working college student, raised by his grandmother after his mother died and his father went mysteriously missing. Working at a mini-mart to eke out a meager existence while completing his studies, one night he is approached by a strange, clown-like man. This man has an offer: receive a near-endless supply of money through loans leveraged against one’s future.

 

Part of the bargain includes joining other “Entrepreneurs” and battling with animal-like “Assets” to gain money directly tied to their lives. Intrigued, Kimimaro finds himself fighting alongside his Asset, Mashu, and inadvertently discovers the twisted ties that secretly hold the World’s economy together as well as his own family’s past.

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MAHOROMATIC: AUTOMATIC MAIDEN – THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION

Posted by RommelS On March - 18 - 2013

MAHOROMATIC ULTIMATE COLLECTIONSYNOPSIS:
Mahoro has just 398 days left to live.  A military android created by VESPER to combat the alien menace of the Saint, her operational lifecycle is winding down.  With just over a year to go, she is given the choice to retire from active service and do anything she wishes in her last days.  Her unexpected choice, however, is to serve as maid and bodyguard to a very surprised teenage boy!  But Suguru Misato isn’t just any teenager.  He’s the son of Mahoro’s former commander and is already in the crosshairs of the aliens.  Mahoro isn’t any ordinary combat android either.  Using captured Saint Technology, her creators may have given her something no android has ever had before:  a soul.  From the legendary Studio Gainax (Neon Genesis Evangelion) comes an amazing saga of life, love and combat!  And the complete epic tale, including two, never before released episodes, is collected here for the first time.

 

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NEON GENESIS EVANGELION VOLUMES 4 – 5 – 6

Posted by RommelS On March - 18 - 2013

EVANGELION OMNIBUS VOLUME 2Just when Shinji thinks he’s getting the hang of being an EVA pilot, the arrival of the German EVA pilot, Asuka Langley Soryu, shakes things up – especially Shinji!

 

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HANA KIMI VOLUMES 7 – 8 – 9

Posted by RommelS On March - 18 - 2013

HANA KIMI OMNIBUS VOLUME 3The third 3-in-1 collects manga volumes 7, 8 and 9 together to deliver good bang for the buck in comedic and tender hearted romance.

 

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IS THIS A ZOMBIE? COMPLETE SEASON

Posted by RommelS On February - 25 - 2013

IS THIS A ZOMBIE THE COMPLETE SERIESSYNOPSIS:

Some guys have no luck; he’s got no pulse. That’s life for unfortunate, undead Ayumu. First, he was murdered by a serial killer. Total bummer. Then he was resurrected as a zombie by a cute little necromancer. That seemed pretty cool until she moved into his house, refused to speak, and forced his rotting carcass to do all the cooking. After that, a magical girl in a pretty pink dress used her matching chainsaw to chop his corpse in half.

 

Luckily, the necromancer’s powers of resurrection trumped those of the chainsaw chick, so instead of dying (again), Ayumu became the world’s first magical girl zombie. There’s also a voluptuous vampire ninja who thinks zombie boy’s a pervert – and a hideous crayfish demon who wants to devour him. Confused? All you gotta know is this: zombies, frilly dresses, demons, and moe chainsaws. Pink. It’s the new dead.

 

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DETROIT METAL CITY

Posted by RommelS On February - 25 - 2013

DETROIT METAL CITYSYNOPSIS:

Detroit Metal City is Japan’s biggest, meanest, loudest death metal band, and its lead guitarist and vocalist, Johannes Krauser II, is the worst of them all, a terrorist from hell who holds orgies at the after party and raped and murdered his own parents! Or so his fans believe. He’s actually Soichi Negishi, a mild-mannered guy ashamed of his Krauser persona, who just wants to sing sappy love songs and impress his dream girl (also, his parents are fine and he loves them). But no matter what he does, Krauser just becomes more and more popular! Will this cycle never end?

 

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STEINS;GATE PART 1

Posted by RommelS On February - 25 - 2013

STEINSGATE PART 1SYNOPSIS:

The microwave is a time machine. Okarin proved it. The self-anointed mad scientist nuked bananas into some gelatinous version of the future. Or maybe it was the past. Doesn’t matter. No one thought he could do it, but he did it anyway. He sent text messages through time to people he knew. To his friends. Some of them female. Pretty. He should have been more careful. He should have stopped. Tampering with the time-space continuum attracts unwelcome attention. Clandestine organizations of nefarious origins take notice. SERN. Always watching. Okarin knows; he can feel their eyes. That’s why he started the top secret Future Gadget Lab. To stop them. You should join. We get to wear lab coats, and it’s dangerous. Danger is exciting because it’s deadly. The microwave is a time machine.

 

 

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BLEACH BOX SET 11

Posted by RommelS On February - 25 - 2013

BLEACH BOX SET 11SYNOPSIS:

Ichigo and Rukia take responsibility for looking after Rurichiyo, a girl of noble birth who one day appears in the World of the Living. She and her two bodyguards transfer into Ichigo’s class at school, and Rukia decides to show her how to have fun. But the fun stops when Rurichiyo disappears and then a group of assassins arrives and challenges Ichigo and his friends to a fight!

 

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NINJA SCROLL

Posted by RommelS On February - 17 - 2013

NINJA SCROLLThe story of Ninja Scroll is pretty straightforward: Jubei is a wandering swordsman, who accidentally gets involved in a conspiracy involving a lot of gold from a secret mine. He ends up teaming up with Kagero, whose entire clan just got massacred by one of the Eight Devils of Kimon, and Dakuan, a government spy. Together they fight the Eight Devils of Kimon and try to prevent that the gold reaching some evil shogun. As you may have noticed, you probably shouldn’t watch Ninja Scroll for its great, complicated story.

 

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