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Otaku Evolution Episode 64 - Black Magic M-66

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Of all the Masumune Shirow adaptations I could pick, why did I choose Black Magic M-66? Because it's short, it's quirky, and it's easy to review? Hm, yeah, probably. But also because I could actually monetize a video about it on YouTube. Be sure to contribute to my Patreon and maybe I'll review stuff like Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex.

 

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Otaku Evolution Episode 63 - Yukikaze

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It's a much-delayed new episode of Otaku Evolution, starring myself, guest-starring Pen Pen, and special thanks to... I dunno, you maybe, if you contribute to my Patreon!  I take a look at strangely decently-CGed air battle-featured Sentō Yōsei Yukikaze, a five-part OVA that features some of the best aircraft in anime! Enjoy, rate, share, subscribe, etc.

 

- Penguin Truth
(2016)

Otaku Evolution Episode 62 - Sukeban Deka

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A review by my good friend Banchō Truth, on accounta my "accident". What'samattahyou?

 

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- Penguin Truth
(2016)

Batman & Robin Eternal #26 (FINALE) Review

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Cameo by Batman!

 

 

Not to be crude, but when last viewed, Cassandra was screwed, Mother came unglued, and our heroes barely subdued Mother's brood (she's so rude!), but the story concludes and the villain's subdued, and with allies accrued, Batman's a popular dude! All this includes a confidence that's renewed and I'm in the mood for the grand finale of DC's second weekly Batman comic, Batman & Robin Eternal. Harper makes her (pretty predictable) decision on Mother's offer, Azrael actually does something that contributes to the plot, the Robins reunite to show the melevolent matriarch she doesn't know shit about Robins, Cassandra becomes an orphan, and Batman returns (not to be mistaken for the movie Batman Returns directed by Tim Burton)! There's a lot to say, so let's get started!

 

 

Otaku Evolution Episode 61 - Crusher Joe

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What happens when you get the incomparable talent of Yoshikazu Yasuhiko to adapt the characters of the hit sci-fi books of Haruka Takachiho? You get the Crusher Joe movie, full of high-flying, danger warping, gun hand firing, disco brawling action from a crew of professional... uh... odd job takers? How does one describe the work of the Crushers? Varied. 

 

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Batman & Robin Eternal #25 Review

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No period jokes, please. It just doesn't flow well.

The balance starts shifting as Crane's gas is now misting and while Mother is persisting, Dick is resisting, and Midnigher does all the heavy lifting in the penultimate chapter of DC's weekly padding showcase. JUST FUCKING END ALREADY. The past few issues could have been made a single issue with little change to the plot, and it's frustrating that a book with many a good turn has spoiled its potential by just listlessly meandering and filibustering at this point. Was everybody in the Bat team too busy preparing for DC's Rebirth relaunch to take a look at the pacing of this story? It's really not looking like I'll bother collecting this, even for Cassandra.

 

Otaku Evolution Episode 60 - Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal

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Otaku Evolution Episode 60 - Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal from mtpenguin on Vimeo.

In this episode of Otaku Evolution, I take a look at the scarred swordsman cutting his way through the Bakumatsu with a bloodied blade, Kenshin Himura, before he became a technical pacifist. Here's to the heart of the sword! 

 

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Batman & Robin Eternal #24 Review

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Way to help the polar ice cap melt, Azrael.

While Dick attempts, Azrael preempts, and Harper's not exempt from how Mother tempts all in this twenty-fourth episode of DC's weekly Batman adventure (that lacks Batman and only has one person who's legitimately a current-serving Robin). While Damian, Jason, Tim, Barbara, Kate, Jim, Duke, Helena, Selina, Dinah, and... others are busy around the world smashing kids in the face in attempt to gain control of the broadcast towers to Mother's hypnotizing satellite (formerly Spyral's hypnotizing satellite), Our Man Fl--- I mean Dick is right in front of Mother's hideout in the Antarctic Circle. but is waylaid by the self-styled Angel of Death (and haver of ridiculous hair under that helmet).

 

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