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Torchwood: Rendition

Miracle Day continues with Jack and Gwen being taken to America.  Rhys is left behind to do “spousal stuff”.  The episode is then broken into two main parts: the framing of Esther Drummond and the poisoning of Captain Jack Harkness.  … Continue reading

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The Eccentric Family

This is an anime that draws inspiration from Japanese folklore. The main characters are mostly tanuki (Japanese racoon dogs), who are able to transform into anything they want, but most of them seem to spend the majority of their time … Continue reading

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A for Andromeda: The Face of the Tiger

As somebody who was a dedicated fan of Doctor Who since childhood, it sometimes felt like the world as I knew it started in 1963, or at least the world of sci-fi. That, of course, was not the case at … Continue reading

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Nagato Yuki-Chan OVA

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan OVA episode I Cannot Let the Summer Break End… The view from 5930 miles away: “Kyon-Kun denwa!” I doubt many Haruhi fans would have ever expected to be sitting … Continue reading

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Star Trek: A Taste of Armageddon

Do you have any idea how much I hated this episode when I was a kid?  It’s SO TALKY!  Nothing really happens and even the dangerous situations are handled casually.  Let’s be honest, as a kid, we want action and … Continue reading

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Torchwood: The New World

I won’t deny that I was not looking forward to revisiting Miracle Day.  For me, Torchwood ended during that amazing season three, with Children of Earth.  However, it’s been some time since last I watched this 10-episode arc and episode one does … Continue reading

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Eden of the East: Paradise Lost

We pick up where the last film left off, with Akira and Saki on the plane back to Japan. As per the previous film, you won’t have a clue what’s going on if you haven’t watched what came before. This … Continue reading

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The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin Episode 1

I first watched The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin as a child (not on first broadcast – I wasn’t born), and found it absolutely hilarious. It appealed to me on one particular level, mainly thanks to the farting chairs … Continue reading

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Nagato 16: Fireworks

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode Fireworks… The view from 5930 miles away: “Hey Kyon, your phone’s ringing!” …or for the sub viewers, the absolutely infamous: “Kyon-Kun denwa!” This was a moment to induce … Continue reading

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Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

Eldritch castles and elder signs, squatting squid-headed statues and hooded cultists, fishmen and shoggoths, the dreaded Necronomicon and talking cats… what do they all have in com…. wait a second… talking cats?  In my quest to play a few more Lovecraft … Continue reading

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