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April 20 2008, 7:28 AM

It's Spring cleaning time.
And with that, I clear out some more of our reviews and place them on the site.

Brad starts us off with a nice little slice of life that goes under the name of Minami-ke. It's a decent little show that reminds the audience not to "expect too much" from it, so he doesn't. It's a nice time-waster all the same, though, for those into these kinds of shows.

Answering a request, I finally get around to giving the site a review of Midori Days. It's a nice little show as long as you, like with Minami-ke, don't expect too much from it.

While Tim generally enjoys magical girl shows, he's not all that impressed with Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, finding it almost laughably generic for the entire first half. Still, it pulls itself up by its metaphorical bootstraps in the last half, making it at least somewhat worthwhile.

Who knew we'd finally strike gold with a show starring an occasionally naked girl with animal ears, though? Not me, that's for sure, and yet, Spice and Wolf turns into something really interesting and compelling. All hail the tail.

I just wish that the next show, Rosario + Vampire could have kept up, what with the monster school theme. Sadly, the show chooses to dispense with ANY formalities and just commence with the boobs-and-panties bombardment, all targeted at our lovable male protagonist.

Well, that's it for now. I predict pain for the future, though I guess that's mostly for us, as we've got a few really bad shows in our target scope. Until next time...

- Stig Høgset