End of January Acquisitions

January 30, 2011

Anime merchandise acquisition update once again as the beginning of February looms near.

– Spirit Evolving EmperorGreymon
– Yamato’s Valkyrie Display Stand
– Max Factory’s 1/8 Scale Asahina Mikuru MIKURU BEAMMMMMMMMMMMM Ver.

– Macross Plus Movie Edition Artbook
– Bamboo Blade Artbook

Let’s see… Regarding EmperorGreymon/KaiserGreymon currently, due to a sudden bout of serious nostalgia, I’m on a quest to complete my (Japanese) Digimon figure collection. Still have quite a number to go, and I’m financially DRAINED.

I finally bought that Mikuru figure by Max Factory that has been on my To Get list since 2008.

Got that stand to display my YF-19 alongside my YF-21:

Lastly, bought a couple of artbooks as well. For Anime that I love, I try to get the artbooks as well for the character designs/bios and episode guides. In particular, I think that the Macross Plus artbook is simply brilliant. For a huge fan of the OVAs and Movie like me, the artwork of all the mecha, characters and sets is simply phenomenal to look at.

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Actar’s Reviews 176 – Unlimited Blade Works Limited First Edition Blu-Ray Box

December 6, 2010

Here we have the first of a number of Anime Movie Blu-Ray sets that I shall be reviewing in these upcoming months.


Oh, October Acquisitions…

October 8, 2010

Real life sucks, but it’s okay because there’s Anime… and a little bit of loot to relieve the stress. (No, no healthcare products, sadly…)

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Actar’s Reviews 166 – S-RHF 03 Kamen Rider Kaixa and Transforming Side Basshar

September 5, 2010

From Faiz to Kaixa, we turn our attention to Kaixa’s personal bike, Side Basshar. Just like Auto Vajin, Side Basshar is fully transformable, able to assume both Vehicle Mode and Battle Mode.

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Anime Songs and Me

March 4, 2009
Just by typing 'music' into Gelboru, you get tons of hentai pics and a couple of aweome SFW ones like this.

Just by typing 'music' into Gelboru, you get tons of hentai pics and a couple of aweome SFW ones like this.

Have you ever noticed that during an Opening and Ending of an Anime, the animation will usually follow the song in terms of rhythm, beat or music style?

Anyways, in this article, I’ll be commenting on the uniqueness and significance of Anime songs in my life.

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Censorship in Anime

November 1, 2008
DVD/Uncensored Version of Akaneiro ni Somaru Saka

DVD/Uncensored Version of Akaneiro ni Somaru Saka

TV/Censored Version of Akaneiro ni Somaru Saka

TV/Censored Version of Akaneiro ni Somaru Saka

This is indeed going to be a hard topic to write on… Even though I have strong (vehement) objections and feelings against censorship I may have trouble turning my thoughts into words.

Throughout this article/post, I hope to inform you about the current situation, different forms of censorship, the absurdity of it all and various conspiracies that have been brought up. I hope that you will be able to read this article in its entirety as it took a lot of effort to put together. Visual aids galore! (Obviously NSFW) :)

Some or most of the pictures are from the wonderful Sankaku Complex. They are indeed doing a fantastic service to the Anime community, informing others about blatant censoring. There are so many examples of censorship as each Anime contains various amounts of it, I’ll pick what I think is best.

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Review: 1/8 Scale Kawazoe Tamaki by Organic

October 18, 2008
Tama~Chan, ATOMIC FIRE BLADE!!!

Tama~chan, ATOMIC FIRE BLADE!!!

Tama-chan, the cutest and moe-est girl in Bamboo Blade (awesome series… Season 2?) gets a second figure treatment. This figure is created by a company called ORGANIC. The first being created by Kotobukiya.

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