Tag Archives: historical

Fragglepuss Anime Review 221: Descending Stories / Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinju

Descending Stories / Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinju Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Historical, Drama, Rakugo First Aired: Winter 2017, 12 episodes Summary: Yotarou is an ex-convict, fresh out of prison, on the search for a rakugo master to take … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 220: In This Corner of the World / Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni Plus the Four-Year Anniversary of Fragglepuss.com!

It’s The Four-Year Anniversary of Fragglepuss.com! Before I get into the anime review I just wanted to throw out a few thanks. I’ve been posting anime reviews for four years now and I wouldn’t still be doing it without the … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 215: Sword of the Stranger / Stranger: Mukou Hadan

Sword of the Stranger / Stranger: Mukou Hadan Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Action, Adventure, Historical, Samurai First Released: September 2007, 103-minute film Summary: The time is during the Sengoku era. The place is Japan. Kotarou and his dog … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 211: Miss Hokusai / Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai

Miss Hokusai / Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Historical, Supernatural, Drama, Art First Released: May 2015, 90-minute film Summary: It is the year 1814 in Edo, a city that will eventually be known as Tokyo. Tetsuzo … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 210: Millennium Actress / Sennen Joyuu

Millennium Actress / Sennen Joyuu Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Action, Adventure, Historical, Drama, Romance, Fantasy, Psychological, Story of Life First Released: September 2002, 87-minute film Summary: It’s the turn of the millenniu, and Ginei Studio is about to … Continue reading

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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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