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Fragglepuss Anime Review 190: Brave Witches

Brave Witches Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Action, Ecchi, Magic, Military, Sci-Fi, Historical in an anime sort of way First Aired: Fall 2016, 12 episodes Summary: The year was 1939. Humanity was suddenly forced to stand against a mysterious … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 175: Ninja Scroll / Juubee Ninpuuchou

Ninja Scroll / Juubee Ninpuuchou Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Historical, Horror, Supernatural, Political Intrigue First Released: June 1993, 94-minute film Summary: Jubei Kibagami is a masterless swordman wandering feudal Japan as a mercenary. Betrayal left him … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 172: The Wind Rises / Kaze Tachinu

The Wind Rises / Kaze Tachinu Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Drama, Historical, Romance, Studio Ghibli, Flight First Released: July 2013, 126-minute film Summary: The Wind Rises is based on the true story of Jirou Horikoshi, creator of the … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 141: Grave of the Fireflies / Hotaru no Haka

Grave of the Fireflies / Hotaru no Haka Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Drama, Historical, Studio Ghibli First Released: April 1988, 88-minute film Summary: Seita and Setsuko are siblings living in Japan near the end of World War II. … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 93: Basilisk

Basilisk Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Historical, Samurai, Romance, Supernatural, Clan Rivalry First Aired: Spring 2005, 24 episodes Summary: It is the year 1614 and two clans with an intense hatred toward each other, the Iga … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 66: Maria the Virgin Witch / Junketsu no Maria

Maria the Virgin Witch / Junketsu no Maria Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy, Historical, Magic, Witches First aired: Winter 2015, 12 episodes. Summary: Maria is a powerful witch living during the Hundred Years’ War in France. … Continue reading

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Review of the 47 Ronin (Graphic Novel)

47 Ronin (Graphic Novel) by Mike Richardson and Stan Sakai Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Historical, Action, Adventure, Honor, Japanese Legend First published: 2012 – 2013 in six volumes. Compiled into one volume in 2014. Summary: This graphic novel … Continue reading

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Review of Bride of the Water God (Manga)

Bride of the Water God (Manga) Review By: Lindsay Evans-Starke Genre: Historical Fantasy, Romance Original Run: 2006 – Ongoing Volumes: 23 Summary: Soah is a beautiful girl from a small village by the sea that has been suffering from a … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 33: The Tale of Princess Kaguya

The Tale of Princess Kaguya / Kaguya-hime no Monogatari Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Fantasy, Historical, Studio Ghibli, Japanese Folktale First aired: November 2013 in Japan, October 2014 in the United States, 137-minute film Summary: The Tale of Princess … Continue reading

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