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 »
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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.
She’s as frisky as she is curvy – and kitty wants to play! The flirty fun begins when nice guy Kio has a close encounter with a sexy, alien cat-girl named Eris. She’s every nerd’s fantasy come true, and she and her fellow intergalactic felines are setting up base in Kio’s house. Unfortunately, Kio doesn’t have a lot of time for heavy petting. Secret agencies and enemy dog-aliens are sniffing around, hoping to get their paws on his pussycat pal’s tail! The guy’s definitely got his hands full – but with Eris jumping in his lap to purr in his ear, it’s likely Kio will land on his feet!
Based on the novel by Akiyuki Nosaka, Grave of the Fireflies is a movie about the second Word War that is serious, dramatic, and heartrending. It tells about the terrible war from the view point of Seita and his younger sister Setsuko. They struggle to survive, facing starvation, exposure, and stray bullets.
In the wake of Yuki’s revelations about Kaname’s origins, she is more determined than ever to be able to meet him as an equal in order to be able to truly support him. However, plotting on all sides endangers them all. Sara has been ‘harmlessly’ collecting a harem of girls willing to be her vampire slaves. It quickly proves to be not so harmless after all and threatens to start what has been the strictest rule to stop the most forbidden of acts – all out war between the noble vampire families.
Head Priest of Myodha, Tatsuma reveals his connection with Fujimoto, Rin and Yukio’s adoptive late father and a terrible burden that’s been passed down to him as head of the temple. In an attempt to save Mamushi and stop Todo from awakening the impure king, Tatsuma is willing to risk everything, even his life!
Ever heard of a squid inkvasion? No, neither have I, but when one girl with squid hair arrives, she plans an invasion where humans are to be her servants; it couldn’t get as funny as that. Her beef is with humans who have polluted and over fished the sea, her humble home for centuries and caused so much misery for her and others like her. Her being there means she wants to punish the humans for their cruelty. Everyone on the beach takes her annoyance lightly, as they want to go about their daily lives, and who can blame them with all the sun, sea, and sand to keep them happy. Well, say goodbye to all that – Squid Girl is about to take over – or is she?
Set in a period time in history, a village is having difficulty growing crops and praying to the wolf deity that has been devouring them for a compromise; she can eat a bit of the crops in return for making them grow plentiful each year so they have a bountiful harvest. The wolf keeps her part of the bargain, just as the villagers do, but after several years of excellent harvesting, they soon forget to pray to her, and soon she decides to leave.
The film is an alternate story to the Fate/Stay Night TV series. Many things are the same. There is a Grail War, a battle amongst people who are Magi. They must fight and defeat each other until only one remains. The characters are the same people but there are many major differences. First, there are seven Magi instead of twelve. Second, while Shiro is still a main character, Saber is stowed away to the background except for some key battle scenes. Rin instead takes the lead and serves as the main love interest. From there, the story diverges a great deal while keeping certain points the same.
In the not-too-distant future, children are being born with special powers; marvelous and remarkable abilities. But what would seem like a wondrous gift turns out to be a dangerous curse. The world is now run by The Order, and these miraculous “deviants” are hunted down and killed. Quon and his group of Attractors are out to rescue these children before The Order’s elite squad of ruthless cyborgs detect them. From their hideout beneath a popular amusement park, the Attractors use high tech gadgetry and their own remarkable abilities to save these children. They teach them to harness and control their powers to overthrow the very powers that seek to destroy them.
Two people meet in an instant, not knowing who they are, but there is a connection with them. Tomoya Okazaki meets a young girl and she tells his fortune saying he will be late for school again, but will have a romantic encounter with a stranger. The next day he does indeed meet a young girl and chats with her as she is also on break time.
Tomoya has had a painful history where he doesn’t get on with his father. His mother died in a road traffic accident and since then his father hasn’t been himself, finding solace in drinking too much and gambling their money away. Annoyed at him, he runs out of his home and tries to find somewhere else where he can feel better. It is then in his moment of despair that he sees the girl again. She talks to him and says she would take him to a better world away from all the painful memories, and his grieving father.