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The Star of Milos is a great stand-alone adventure set during the series of Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood. After a prisoner escapes that has strange alchemic powers the likes that Ed has never seen before, he and Al go off to investigate and recapture the villain. It leads them to a town outside of Amestris that has seen its own set of strife and holds a dangerous secret.
Ichigo,Chad, Renji, Rukia and Uryu have all gone in different directions to deal with any foes that might be around the corner. Each one has their own foe, and they prove to be more dangerous than they look. Ichigo gets the pleasure of Dordonni’s company, Both Chad, and Uryu have their respective Arrancars to come up against, Rukia discovers a long lost friend, while Renji has an encounter of a different kind with the hysterical Dondochakka. So far they have fought several enemies, from Hollows to the Bounts, but the Arrancars are different enemies. They are much stronger due to Aizen’s use of the Hogyokou. With it he has managed to create increased strength beings with high intelligence and power beyond that of most standard Hollows.
Humour in anime series isn’t rare, as it is more about the amount of humour in it, yet with Hetalia, humour is in such abundance all the way through. In the past two series, Hetalia has produced more laughs than any other anime I could think of out there. Each character represents a country, one of my personal favorites being Italy who constantly fights with Germany even though he tries to get along with anyone.
When Yu Narukami moves to the country town of Inaba to stay with his uncle and cousin, he’s expecting a lot more peace and quiet than he’s used to in the big city. What he isn’t expecting is for his uncle’s job as a police detective to spill over into his own life, or for the murders that are occurring across town to be somehow linked to Yu’s own strange experiences, odd local weather patterns, and a mysterious TV show world that seems to be attempting to get Yu to enter it!
Now, together with a new group of friends, Yu must plunge into a bizarre alternate reality where he gains unique abilities that will either help him solve the riddle of the mystery killer… or lead him to his doom.
Eager to follow in the footsteps of his fallen sister, Kazuya enrolls at West Genetics Academy, a training facility for buxom heroes known as Pandoras. These courageous schoolgirls are genetically enhanced with enough sex appeal to cripple a man – and the superhuman strength to slaughter aliens by the dozen. Kazuya’s role is that of Limiter, a Pandora’s battle partner, and he quickly sets his sights on the most feared beauty in school, Satellizer el Brigette. This full-figured annihilator of aliens is as desirable as she is deadly, but rubbing her the wrong way could lead to gross bodily harm. Can Kazuya forge a bond with his new partner and rise to the top of the ranks at West Genetics? Or will he fall victim to the mysterious bloodlust lurking within Satellizer?
Everything is chaos lately for Mafuyu and the two rival schools and their gangs! The big school festival is coming up but students are going missing and when they’re returned they all say the same things. An investigation is underway but craziness ensures and the would-be detective becomes the latest victim!
Rin-ne is in for it now. He has to do a take home and it is with a spoiled bratty shinigami named Shoma. The boy is to learn how to exorcise spirits properly. He gets more points depending on the level of danger and quality of the soul. Even though he has no idea how to do it, he immediately seeks to lay to rest the biggest evil spirit he can finds, causing no end of trouble for Rinne and his friends.
Katsuragi Keima is your ordinary high school kid who isn’t popular, he’s quiet and keeps himself out of trouble with any other class mates., He doesn’t understand the girls at school, in fact he only loves girls on computer games, especially the ones on his hand held PSP console he takes round with him at school. He doesn’t take any notice of the teachers in class, finding his attention on the game God Only Knows better than any boring lesson. Katsuragi gets a message from a person calling themselves Dokuro Skull offering him a challenge – he accepts it, and immediately he is met with a girl who falls straight from heaven, she’s Elsie of the Loose Spirits Squad, and she tells him she is from hell, and he has unwittingly signed a contract with Dokuro Skull to help her track the loose souls and take them back with her. To track them she has a small skull on her head that glows red when one is near.
In the previous series, they discovered Deliora, a monster totally encased in ice on Galuna Island. Gray’s master was supposed to have sealed the beast away, but to do so cost her her life. Lyon, who had built up a great friendship with Gray couldn’t bear her death, and plans to bring Deliora back. Natsu in turn brings Gray back from a dangerous mission, but he knows that Gray has somehow become a different man due to his awful experiences. Read the rest of this entry »
Romance is a funny thing: you hear about it, read about, and dream about it, but it always seems to elude you… until it actually happens, in a way you never imagined it, and knocks you off your feet! At least, that’s how it seems to feel to young Ayumi and her friends, all just entering the eighth grade. One by one, they discover that love is infectious and you can catch it from anyone! Now Ayumi’s torn between two brothers, Koyoi has an altogether different kind of brother issue, and budding theatrical impresario Sumire seems ready to do anything to land her leading man. Then there’s tom-boy Rika, aspiring artist Nao, Kei, who’s very “mature” for her age, and older girl Misaki who really is more mature. Oh, and the guys? They’re just as clueless and entangled in the complex web of relationships that’s called growing up!
In a near-perfect society, humans enjoy virtually anything their heart desires by simply staying connected to Fractale – a centuries-old technology on the verge of collapse. One day, Clain, a teenage boy who collects antique electronics, saves a girl on the run from dangerous pursuers. She disappears in the night, leaving only a pendant full of data behind. Suddenly Clain’s quiet life turns to chaos when he’s caught between the religious order determined to save Fractale, and the Lost Millennium, who want to destroy it.
Despite her misgivings about Edgar, Lydia continues on her travels with him and his two servants, Ermine and Raven, to help him find the Blue Earl’s sword. They have to travel to an island except for one problem: deadly mermaids are rumored to surround it. Now the fairy doctor Lydia has to find a way to get them safely there and find the sword, unaware that Edgar may have a deadly plan in store for her!
Shin Kamiya is the young man both the Mishima Zaibatsu company and G Corporation want to find as he is the one who they believe has the M gene responsible for immortality. Two sisters are deadly rivals and they are under the employ of both corporations; Anna under Mishima while Nina works for G Corporation. Anna wants the upper hand and gets high school student Ling Xiaoyu expelled from Mishima high school so she can work for her as a spy – her target is Shin Kamiya, get as close to him as she can, and find out intel on him, but it wont be easy for her as he has an array of girls after him, as he is as handsome as the rumors say.
Care for the elderly has always been on the publics mind, yet in the future what do we think will be the norm. Roujin Z gives viewers the ideas of what could happen in one scenario where scientists construct a newfangled system for hospitals called Z-001. It is a nuclear powered system that cares for the old and infirm.