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Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (TV) Bad (dub), Decent (sub) (I'm not going to review the two seasons as two series. This will just be part one of two of the full review.) Gundam 00 is a fairly decent Gundam series that breaths some fresh air into the franchise, even with some overuse of certain Gundam tropes. What really did the trick was some of the toying with said tropes, like the introduction of giant orbital space elevators as solar antennas. Another being the use of GN particles as the Applied Phlebotinum. Mechanical designs were excellent, animation was mostly fair, and Kenji Kawai's soundtrack was remarkable, even haunting. (continued)
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Second Season (TV) Decent (part 2) Gundam 00 has a lot of creative ideas, though they aren't always executed well. The first season wastes entirely too much time establishing certain things it could have done in shorter time while failing to set up plot elements that it would have benefitted from establishing for the second season. The second season uses the O-Raiser plot device too often to solve combat situations. The end came off as a bit anti-climactic, but the movie should resolve some loose threads. Otherwise, it has its merits in character development and in several highlight scenes I won't get into.
Now and Then, Here and There (TV) Good (dub), Excellent (sub) A beautiful, sometimes brooding, tale of the good and evil of humanity under extreme circumstances, NTHT is a simply animated, but complicatedly brilliant masterpiece of Japanese animation.
Appleseed (movie) Good A decent action flick with some interesting ideas and exciting action scenes, but it doesn't excel in any particular area, and moreover, has its share of bad melodrama and ponderous plot elements. The CG isn't great either. The soundtrack is probably the highlight, with tracks by Basement Jaxx, Boom Boom Satelites, and others.
Ghost in the Shell (movie) Decent A decent effort by Mamoru Oshii, this adaptation of the classic cyberpunk manga is just a tad too wordy and not a little heavy-handed. I wouldn't say it's necessarily pretentious, but it just seems like the characters wax philosophic a tad too long and there are a lot of scenes which just drag out. A tighter narrative would have helped this movie a lot. Still, it does leave some interesting impressions and has some exciting action sequences, too.
(The) Super Dimension Fortress Macross (TV) Good A fun mecha classic with a good love triangle storyline. It suffers from poor pacing, but for what it's worth, it's worthwhile.
Macross Frontier (TV) Decent A good effort to combine different elements from the Macross franchise, while weaving a story reminiscent of the original series. Yoko Kanno's soundtrack, while not her strongest work, is still excellent and helps make this that much better, it being somewhat music-driven. The pacing and execution is somewhat lacking, however, leaving the structure and unfolding conspiracy and conclusion to it awkward and unsatisfying. That, and the questions left unanswered by the end, leave this entry behind some of the stronger ones, like the original or Plus, but overall a fairly enjoyable watch.
(The) Legend of the Galactic Heroes (OAV) Masterpiece A grand masterpiece of Japanese animation. It's an impressive blend of politics, philosophy, and tactics examination, set to classical music. The cast is a who's who of voice talent. The space battles can be a bit dull, but any dullness is offset by the charismatic characters that take part in them. Truly an epic space opera. Not to be missed.
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie Masterpiece (dub & sub) A great companion piece to the television series. Captures the flavor of Cowboy Bebop in a one-off that feels like a single episode type story but is on a grander scale that suits a movie. Fans of the series shouldn't miss it.
Fullmetal Alchemist (TV) So-so (dub), Masterpiece (sub) A more enriched, layered variety of shonen, FMA is one of the highest quality titles of the decade, in both production values and storytelling. A large cast is balanced well, drama handled evenly, and despite some inappropriately timed comedy and adaptation missteps, it stands heads over most other titles of both its kind and not of its kind. Strong themes of brotherhood, abuse of power, and taking responsibility penetrate the surface, making this a more mature shonen experience.
Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage (movie) Decent A rejuvanation of the Yamato cast, this TV movie meant to set up the events of the third theatrical feature (and "fourth" Yamato movie) doesn't excel in any particular way, but is nevertheless worth watching at least once.
Blue Seed (TV) Decent (dub), Good (sub) A somewhat underrated science fiction series that suffers from "monster of the week" syndrome for a good portion of it, but has some decent characterization as well as some informative background in Japanese mythology. What nags at me every time I watch it is, though, is how all the disasters that occured in the show which took so many people's lives could have been avoided by taking one person's. Dub isn't great, but isn't awful, either - pretty standard fare for 90s dubs, especially ADV products. The DVD boxset for this show was the first I ever owned.
Star Blazers (TV) Masterpiece A space opera for the ages, Space Battleship Yamato may show its age unflatteringly in its animation flubs and science fiction plot holes, but its approach to space travel and great direction inspires feelings of respect for this true anime classic.
Cowboy Bebop (TV) Masterpiece (dub & sub) A stellar series. Perhaps the most representative of what anime can accomplish, Cowboy Bebop is both entertaining and provocative. While it oozes "cool", it's not merely all style. It's a rousing jazzy ballad of the bizarre and the sorrowful. It's a must see for anyone.
Final Yamato (movie) Excellent A strong conclusion to the Yamato saga.
Royal Space Force - The Wings of Honnêamise (movie) Masterpiece A triumph of Japanese animation about the triumph of an increasingly decadent society's branch of dreamers and seekers. One man's journey for purpose will inspire and touch the viewer. It can be a tad dull at times but pays off in the end.
(The) Vision of Escaflowne (TV) Masterpiece A unique take on both fantasy and mecha, Escaflowne combines elements of both with a fantastic score by Yoko Kanno and what is produced is pure magic.
(The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) Very good A unique take on the "school story", with a comedic science fiction slant that is reminiscent of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy in its wit and irony. Haruhi is energetic and refreshing, and narration by sardonic Kyon is hilarious. TMoHS (or SHnY) is worth most of the praise and popularity it recieves.
Lupin the 3rd: The Hemingway Papers (special) Good A very underrated Lupin III special. The usual hilarious and fun Lupin hijinks with an interesting back story and a showdown between Jigen and Goemon! True, Lupin spends a lot of this special sitting and waiting, but it (mostly) pays off by the end. One of the stronger Lupin specials.
Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (TV) Decent (dub), Good (sub) A worthy successor to the original cyberpunk classic, Bubbblegum Crisis, with a more cohesive story arc and a tangible conclusion. Perhaps not as fun or exciting as the original, though. It lacks the gritty flavor of the 80s OVA.
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