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Shadows House Episode 4 Review : Watchers in the Night

Barbie is looking for someone to pin the blame on for last week’s phantom incident. As she grills each doll cleaning group, three dolls in particular earn her ire – Emilico, Shaun and Rum. Barbie orders them to take over the night’s watch, and ultimately find out the truth of why the phantom appeared. The… Continue reading Shadows House Episode 4 Review : Watchers in the Night

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Shadows House Episode 3 Review: The Soot Sickness

Emilico joins her new friends in a class where they teach her more about the mansion and her role. But with each piece of information Emilico learns about the Shadows and the way they live, only more questions come up. The day’s lesson is cut short when a phantom appears, a collection of soot that has gained form… Continue reading Shadows House Episode 3 Review: The Soot Sickness

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Shadows House Episode 2 Review: Outside the Room

Emilico has settled into her life at Shadows House, and now joins the other living dolls in cleaning the rest of the mansion. The other dolls greet her warmly, and Emilico is shocked at the size of the mansio almost fainting on the spot. But nevertheless, they all get to work singing a tune. Later… Continue reading Shadows House Episode 2 Review: Outside the Room

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Tokyo Revengers Episode 1 Review: Reborn

Takemichi Hanagaki’s already bad life hits rock bottom when he finds out his middle school girlfriend (Hinata Tachibana) has been murdered by the Tokyo Manji Gang. Reeling from the news Takemichi begins thinking of the past and where it all went wrong. But he doesn’t have long to reminiscence when someone pushes him in front… Continue reading Tokyo Revengers Episode 1 Review: Reborn

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Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 24 Review (Final)

At long last, here it is – the final episode of Higurashi Gou. The episode opens with Eua questioning Satoko on her uncle’s change of heart. Satoko resolves to put the ‘new’ Teppei to good use and sets her sights on Takano who has experienced the ripple effects of Satoko and Rika’s looping. After dreaming of… Continue reading Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 24 Review (Final)

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Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 22 & 23 Review

Now with the power of looping at her disposal, Satoko does everything she can to change Rika’s mind about St Lucia’s. But Rika refuses to give in, and with each refusal, Satoko merely resets the loop and starts again. The mysterious spirit tells Satoko of Rika’s own 1983 looping and to understand her friend better,… Continue reading Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 22 & 23 Review

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Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train Review – What A Ride!

There’s that cliche phrase of being ‘hungry for more’ and when Demon Slayer season one concluded back in September 2019, I was absolutely ravenous. I waited with bated breath, as news of the teased film came out, its eventual October 2020 release in Japan and finally the confirmed Australian/ NZ release. It felt like I… Continue reading Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train Review – What A Ride!

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Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 21 Review

In the Meta-World Satoko meets a mysterious entity who promises to give her the power to achieve her wish – the power of looping. Satoko is, understandably, very confused and that confusion turns to fear when the entity tells her to restart a loop she must die.But even though she tries to run away, the… Continue reading Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 21 Review

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Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 20 Review

With each school day that passes the relationship between Rika and Satoko only worsens. Where Rika is now lauded as an almost idol amongst her classmates, Satoko continues to be scorned and looked on as a trouble maker. Just when Satoko seems ready to explode, a letter from an old friend acts as a lifeline.… Continue reading Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 20 Review

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Demon Slayer Tamagotchi Review – To Buy or Not to Buy?

One of my favourite childhood memories is sitting in the playground with friends, huddled over our Tamgotchis. We’d be feeding it, cleaning up its poop and comparing the various evolutions we’d ‘unlocked’. But, most importantly, we boasted about how long we’d managed to keep our digital pet alive. I haven’t been super tuned into the… Continue reading Demon Slayer Tamagotchi Review – To Buy or Not to Buy?