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A
Accel World | Air TV | Aishiteruze Baby | Akagami no Shirayukihime | Angel Beats!
Animal Academy | AnoHana| Arata: The Legend | Astro Boy | Azumanga Daioh

B
Bakuman | Beast Master | Beyblade | Birdy the Mighty: Decode | Black Cat | Blue Inferior
Brynhildr in Darkness | Buddy Complex

C
[C]-Control | Captain Earth | Case Closed | Casshern Sins | Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai | Clannad
Clay Lord | Claymore | Code: Breaker | Code-E | Code Geass | Coppelion | Crest of the Stars
Cyborg 009

D
Darker Than Black | Dawn of the Arcana | Dengeki Daisy | A Devil and Her Love Song
Digimon Adventure | Digimon Data Squad | Digimon Tamers | .hack//G.U.+ | .hack//link
.hack//Quantum | .hack//SIGN | .hack//xxxx | Double Gauge | Dragon Drive | Durarara!!

E
Eden of the East | El Cazador de la Bruja | Elemental Gelade | Ergo Proxy

F
Figure 17 | The Friendly Winter | Free! | Fruits Basket | Full Metal Panic

G
Gakuen Babysitters | Gargantia | GetBackers | Guilty Crown | Gundam Seed | Gunslinger Girl

H
Hayate the Combat Butler | Heat Guy J | Hetalia: Axis Powers | Hitogatana | Horimiya
Hunter x Hunter | Hyouka

I
Immortal Rain | Inu x Boku | Iris Zero | Isshukan Friends

J
Jyu-Oh-Sei

K
K | Kagerou Days | Karneval | Kiddy Grade | Kimi ni Todoke | Kimi to Boku | Kino's Journey
Kotoura-san

L
La Corda D'Oro | Lagrange | Last Exile | Last Ranker be the Last One |Library Wars | Little Busters
Love So Life | Lucky Star

M
Mai-HiME | Maid-Sama! | Majestic Prince | MAOH | Medabots | Michiko & Hatchin | Monster Rancher
Mouretsu Pirates | My Little Monster

N
Nabari no Ou | Nagi no Asukara | Naruto | Night Head | Night Raid 1931 | Nisekoi | No.6
Nui! | Nukoduke!

O
Oban Star Racers | Okami-san and her Seven Companions | Okami-kodomo | One Piece
Oresama Teacher | Otomen

P
Pet Girl of Sakurasou | +Anima | Pokemon | Princess Jellyfish | Psyren | Pumpkin Scissors

R
Rideback | R.o.D. TV | Romeo x Juliet | Rurouni Kenshin

S
S.A. | Samurai 7 | Sands of Destruction | School Rumble | Sgt. Frog
Shirayukihime to 7-nin no Shuujin | Silver Diamond | Skip Beat | SNAFU | Solty Rei
Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii | Spiral | Starry Sky |The Story of Saiunkoku | Sword Art Online

T
Tegami Bachi | Touhou Shinigami | Trigun | Tsubasa: Those With Wings | Tsukikage Ran

U
UN-GO | The Unlimited

V
Valvrave

W
Wasureyuki | Whistle! | WIXOSS | Wolf's Rain | World Embryo

Y
Yotsuba&! | Yuusen Shojo

Z
Zennou no Noa | Zoids | Zoids: Chaotic Century

Majestic Prince

Plot: The human race and an alien race called the Wulgaru are at war. The newest weapons are special mechs equipped with the JURIA system -- and the pilots chosen to test them are Team Rabbits, five genetically-modified teens who have been nicknamed, the "Fail Five". (Nothin' too original, but entertaining. -- C+)

Characters: B+

Artwork & Animation: A

Voice Acting: A

Music: A-

Objectionable Content: Language, suggestive themes

Other: Starts fun and gets more serious as it goes. The characters are the best part of this series thus far.

Overall Score: B

Recommendation: 2/5

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Arata: the Legend

Plot: Arata is a boy born to the Hime clan. Hime women traditionally become the rulers of the land of Amawakuni. However, since there are no girls to succeed the current princess, Kikuri, Arata poses as a girl and goes to the appointment ceremony. There, he sees the princess nearly killed -- and is framed for her assassination. He escapes into the mysterious Kando forest; however, he gets swallowed up and sent to modern-day Japan...

Arata Hinohara is ready to start high school with a clean slate; but there's one problem: it seems he can't escape the bullying he faced in middle school from his ex-friend, Kadowaki. When Arata's new friend, Suguru, sides with Kadowaki and betrays him, Arata runs away. Suddenly, he finds himself in Amawakuni. Strangely, he is mistaken for the other Arata and taken in by a (pretty) girl named Kotoha and the other Arata's grandmother. When a man named Kannagi barges in and confronts him, Arata activates a special sword called a hayagami, thus becoming its wielder, or "sho". But Kannagi puts Arata under arrest for attempting to murder their princess -- a crime he didn't even commit! (A)

Characters: A-

Art & Animation: A

Voice Acting: Good cast choices thus far! (A)

Music: Sometimes a little overbearing (B+)

Objectionable Content: Blood, nudity, suggestive themes/nudity, profanity

Other: The plot and the world will suck you right in. The characters, both major and minor, are interesting, too.

The anime is too rushed and bypasses character development to incorporate elements from later in the books into the mix prematurely.

Overall Score: Manga -- A- / Anime -- B- (A bit disappointing)

Recommendation: 3.5/5

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Carried by the Wind: Tsukikage Ran

Plot: A beautiful woman samurai named Ran and her companion, Meow, journey the countryside thwarting evil plots, saving villages and sampling sake... (No solid overall plot, but fun individual adventures -- C+)

Characters: Very little development, but fun. (B)

Art & Animation: B+

Voice Acting: Prefer Japanese -- A-

Music: C

Objectionable Content: Mild -- language, suggestive themes

Other: A comedy take on a samurai/martial artist duo. Lots of laughs here, but if you're looking for substance, this isn't the place to find it.

Overall Score: B

Recommendation: 2/5

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Karneval

Plot: Nai is searching for his close friend, Karuko, using only the bracelet that he left behind as a clue. Somewhere along the way, Nai is captured, and a thief named Gareki rescues him. Afterward, the pair gets mixed up in a series of events, and Nai learns that the bracelet Karuko left behind is an out-of-date ID once used by a group called "Circus"... (A)

Characters: likeable, but they don't have much substance -- B-

Art & Animation: A-

Voice Acting: A-

Music: B+

Objectionable Content: Blood, suggestive material, profanity

Other: The anime caught my interest right away, so I looked up the manga too. There are some differences, but the anime adaptation is fairly close, though the characters are already a little stronger in the first couple chapters of the manga.

Overall Score: B+

Recommendation: 3/5

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Okami-Kodomo no Ame to Yuki

Plot: A widowed mother struggles to build a normal life for herself and her two not-so-normal children -- who are both part wolf! (B)

Characters: The kids are utterly adorable! (B)

Art: A-

Objectionable Content: Suggestive themes

Other: The title translates to "Wolf Children: Ame And Yuki". The movie that was recently released is based on the manga.

I love the beginning of the manga/movie, but don't like the end -- however, it is well done.

Overall Score: B+

Recommendation: 2.5/5

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