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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 Bullet | Black Cat
Blue Inferior| Brynhildr in the Darkness | Buddy Complex

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

D
Darker Than Black | Dawn of the Arcana | Dengeki Daisy | A Devil and Her Love Song
Diamond Cut Diamond | 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 | Gekkan Shojo Nozaki-kun | 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
Illegal Rare | Immortal Rain | Inu x Boku | Iris Zero | Isshukan Friends

J
Jormungand | 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 | Saijou no Meii | Sands of Destruction | School Rumble | Sgt. Frog
Shining Hearts | 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&! | YowaPeda | Yuusen Shojo

Z
Zankyou no Terror | Zennou no Noa | Zoids | Zoids: Chaotic Century

Gunslinger Girl

Plot: Under the guise of running a charitable organization for the rehabilitation of injured children, the Social Welfare Agency does military work for the Italian government -- using bionically-enhanced girls as tools. (A-)

Characters: A

Art & Animation: A

Voice Acting: A-

Music: A

Objectionable Content: Blood (many parts where squeamish people must cover their eyes), profanity

Other: A very dark anime, not one I go back to very often. The driving points of this one are the relationships of the girls with each other and with their handlers, and the conflict between these girls' human emotions and their use as conditioned killing-machines.

Overall Score: B+

Recommendation: 2/5

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My Little Monster (Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun)

Plot: Shizuku Mizutani has one priority in life: studying. She's cold and antisocial. And the only person who can move her heart is a monster named Haru Yoshida. (B-)

Characters: The quirky cast is what makes this anime interesting. (A)

Art & Animation: A

Voice Acting: A

Music: B+

Objectionable Content: Suggestive material, profanity, mild blood

Other: The socially-awkward bunch elicits a lot of laughs, and some darker undertones come to the fore as the series progresses. The story's nothing particularly special, though.

Overall Score: B+

Recommendation: 2/5

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Code: Breaker

Plot: Sakura Sakurakoji stumbles upon a dark secret when she sees gang members incinerated in a strange blue fire one night. The person responsible is Rei Ogami, a nonexistent code: breaker -- an agent used by the government organization, Eden, to kill those the law does not punish. When Ogami transfers into Sakura's class, she uses the opportunity to try to convince him to stop killing. But it seems Ogami has his own convictions as to why he punishes evil with death. In a strange turn of events, Ogami winds up being Sakura's protector, and Sakura soon comes into contact with other code: breakers... (B)

Characters: Could be stronger, but perhaps I'm jumping the gun on this judgment. (B)

Art & Animation: A

Voice Acting: A

Music: Often distracts the viewer from what's going on. (C-)

Objectionable Content: Blood, some strong language, suggestive themes

Other: Like "Code Geass", this is another antihero series where notions of justice and dark reality clash. Sakura's more balanced approach is rather refreshing, keeping the series from getting too dark and gritty.

The manga is a bit darker than the anime. The story seems to stay pretty much the same between the two, but the anime chops out parts to quicken the pace and brings the other code: breakers into the picture much earlier.

Overall Score: B

Recommendation: 2.5/5

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Get-Backers

Plot: Ban Midou and Ginji Amano make up the Get-Backers -- a recovery team that prides itself in its 100% success rate, thanks to its members' special abilities. The problem is, they're dirt-poor because they often wind up giving their services for free. (Different -- A-)

Characters: A colorful cast with colorful backgrounds (A-)

Art & Animation: B+

Voice Acting: Dub -- (Some of the minor characters' actors sound like they're reading!) C+

Music: B

Objectionable Content: Blood, profanity, suggestive themes

Other: A different kind of premise makes for some interesting shenanigans. Some episodes are great, and others... not so much. Plays with shonen-ai/yaoi.

I have never read the manga.

Overall Score: B

Recommendation:2/5

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Mouretsu Pirates

Plot: Humanity spread into space, and soon, the colonies wanted autonomy. During the war for independence, pirating was legalized with a document called the Letter of Marque.

Marika Kato has just discovered that her recently-deceased father was a legal pirate. She is next in line to inherit his ship, the Bentenmaru, and a few of its crew members -- as well as potential enemies -- have their eyes on her. As a member of her school's space yacht club, Marika shows promise with her piloting skills. But does she have what it takes to be the captain of a pirate ship? (B+)

Characters: B

Art & Animation: A

Voice Acting: A-

Music: A-

Objectionable Content: Mild

Other: An interesting girls' sci-fi flick. It has potential to be good. Don't let its english title, "Bodacious Space Pirates" scare you. There isn't much "bodacious" to speak of.

Overall Score: A-

Recommendation: 2/5

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