Gant:0 Movie Review

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Gantz first started of as a Manga written and illustrated by Hiroya Oku, it was adapted as an Anime back in 2004 and now have also become a 3D CGI Movie that’s specifically covering the “Osaka Arc” from the manga. (The Anime didn’t cover this arc as it wasn’t enough manga material at the time for the show to get there.) I have both read the Manga and watched the Anime and now watched the movie on Netflix.

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Hua Mulan: Rise of a Warrior Review

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If you’re like me, the only real experience you’ve had with Mulan in terms of film involves lots of lovely singing and a wise-cracking miniature dragon. Well, Mulan: Rise of a Warrior is nothing like that movie, although I imagine that’s not particularly surprising considering Disney’s penchant for…well, being Disney. That aside, I quite enjoyed the movie which shows what I’m assuming is a more realistic portrayal of Mulan’s story. Though some parts of the story are a bit iffy, Mulan as a character shone, ultimately leaving me more than satisfied with the film.

Warning for spoilers!

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Battle Royale: Defense on Noriko and Shuuya

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Nanahara Shuuya and Nakagawa Noriko (Battle Royale)

For those of you who don’t know, Battle Royale is a novel by Takami Koushun, published in 1999. The following year, it was made into a manga series and movie starring Fujiwara Tatsuya and Maeda Aki. Yes, that’s right ladies, the same stud who plays Yagami Light in the Death Note movies and the girl who sings the first ending of Yu-Gi-Oh. So WHY do people hate these characters so much!? ;_;

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