Tory Reviews: One Punch Man....Again?You guys requested it, and wanted it, so here it is.
Yeah, I already reviewed it... but it was more of an origin story just saying what we need to know about him. Basically, Saitama (the bald guy.) was training so hard, and became so powerful... he became bored of everything. Yeah, it doesn't sound like much, but let me just say, even if you hate Anime, you'll love this show no joke. Why, well let me review a couple episodes to see why it's so popular, it got a second season and a movie coming soon.
This episode starts with a news break of a mosquitos attacking people and sucking them dry. Mainly cause of the thing causing it, the Mosquito Girl. Just like every female villain in anime, they gotta be as sexual as possible. However, out in the distance comes out, what this episode is called, The Lone Cyborg! This is Genos a half man, half cyborg thing. Just think Cyborg from the Teen Titans in reverse, then you get the idea. I'm serious, he controls f
My Thoughts on Clone HighYeah, sorry I have to do this review as text for now, but I wanted to post something this week and I can't keep making excuses. It'll pretty much be everything that I wanted to say but just in a different format. So, without further ado: My Thoughts on Clone High, the MTV cult classic made by the guys who'd go on to make films like 21 Jump Street.
Plot: The plot is pretty simple, but very odd. According to the very catchy, if a bit melodramatic, theme song, a shady government organization dug up and cloned a bunch of famous historical figures like JFK, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington Carver, and Joan of Arc (among many, many others) as teenagers. Apparently--somehow--this was meant to turn them into weapons...because. Throw in a mad scientist principal and his robot butler assistant (named Mr. Butlertron who calls everyone Wesley) and this...really shouldn't be as good as it is. The one-joke premise of these historical figures acting out parts in a melodramatic Dawson's Creek/Beverl
Tory Reviews: Xiaolin Chronicles!Yeah, the original idea was to review Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, but I think every can say this series sucks and it would get a thousand likes... so, no! I'm not reviewing that, not in the future or anything like that. Give me something else, anything else. My brain has taken on The Familier of Zero and Stressed Eric, I can take on anything.
Serena: Oh, no! Your not ready.
Tory: It can't be that bad, what is it?
Spike: Your not gonna like it.
Kai: It ruins 10% of your childhood.
Tory:... Compared to other shit I did, it can't be that bad. Just show me!
Leni: Last chance. Like, give up now, you can still be saved.
Tory:...*Sigh* Just, show me the opening.
....*sigh* Damn it. Let me take a few guesses, low budget animation?
Spike: Compared to the old it's bad.
Tory: Different network?
Serena: Disney XD!
Tory: Next to no original voice actors returning.
Kai: Have you heard Raimundo in this?
Tory: That's not Tom Kenny, not even trying. How dare you think your
Tory's Top 10 Dragonball Characters.Hello everyone, Tory Green here and back with another top 10 list. There's gonna be a lot of "Oh my god, this guy is still talking about this show?" in the comments cause.... that's the internet for you. But, I can't help it, Dragonball is one of my childhood memory's and am glad that I'm talking about it. So, I already said that Piccolo and Vegeta are my favorite characters, and can't choose... but who else is one the list that is great. That's what I'm covering today.So, here's the rules this time.
- Theses are my 10 favorite characters from the show.
-Movie Characters can count
- No Team 4 Star or Abrigged Verisons
- All Characters Count from Dragonball to GT/Super (Whatever you wanna say.)
-To make it even more fair, No Vegeta or Piccolo. (I'm dead serious, I can't choose between these's two.)
So yeah, simple rules and all. But before I start, I like to reintroduce the newest members of TGS, the shadow clones.
(As four of them walk in
Anime April: The 'G'
Anime April: The "G" - Gurren Lagann
"I don't know if I should be praising how awesome spiral power is, or shitting my pants over it after reading Uzumaki. Curse you, Junji Ito."
The mecha genre is a very popular one in the anime community, but sadly less so in the anime industry nowadays. Not to say there isn't any mecha shows being produced, but its being overshadowed by weeb trash that is pandering to the most obvious common denominator, or just replicating what the Gundam series already did.
Of course I am only speaking as a guy who has recently gotten into the genre. You have stuff like Zeta Gundam (My entry point into the Gundam franchise and one of my favourite Gundam series), which is deserving of praise, but then you have junk like Pilot Candidate (Which left a bad taste in my mouth, and actually turned me away from the genre for years.)
Then there is Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, or just Gurren Lagann for short, which THANKFULLY is nothing li
Sailor Moon Crystal Season 3 ReviewSailor Crystal finished it's third season and I am posting a review long after it ended. But hey it's the the thought that counts, right?
For starters I welcome the improved animation. I wasn't as bothered by most people by the first two season but I am glad to see the CGI transformations replaced with more traditional images. Now the transformations are much more of a sight to see, which is good since Sailor Moon turning into Super Sailor Moon was awe inspiring moment in the manga and I'm glad to it is here as well.
The visuals as worked wonders for the Death Busters. I watched the original anime first and when I read the manga I was disappointed to see how the otherworldly monsters got turned into these doll like designs. The manga's art made the Daimons like heaps of flesh so I felt a bit disappointed to see the designs go with this purple "made of darkness" look that Toei used with Pretty Cure. But they still like the nightmarish otherworldly monsters they were in the original mang
Top 20 Disliked Anime Characters w/Cyn n' Britt
Hello DeviantArt. It's Cyn and here it is the script for our Top 20 Most Disliked Anime Characters with Cyn and Britt. This is a video that's going on youtube pretty soon, but I actually want to take my time and make it really good! So keep your eyes peeled. Hope you enjoy reading the script itself! It's pretty Amateurish, but now it's online for the whole world to see and judge!
Cyn: Hey guys and welcome back to CBC Anime! It's Cyn and today I'm here with Britt!
Britt: [Here you could say hello or happy new year etc] today we will be counting down our top 20 most disliked anime characters, ten of them will be mine and the other ten will be Cyn's.
Cyn: Well, let's get on with it.
Shinji - Neon Genesis Evangelion
Now you guys might be thinking..."bro...everyone hates Shinji. He's a moody teen going through his emo phase with daddy issues." And if you're thinking that, you're absolutely right. Shinji is probably one of the most disappointing characters ever. I could almo
Anime April: The 'F'
Anime April: The "F" - Future Diary
"Now Johnny I know you like my new iPhone, but I kinda need it right now. Hashtag, get the fuck off my phone! Johnny...Johnny...JOHNNY, ARE YOU LISTENING TO ME?! GET OFF ANGRY BIRDS AND GIVE ME MY DAMN PHONE, YOU NAZI SON OF A BITCH!!"
Guys, I'm conflicted on this one. I've always wanted to go nuts on the MANY problems this series has, but at the same time, I dread the fact that I wasted the letter "F" for Anime April...On Future Diary.
I mean really, I could of seen Food Wars (Which I really wanna see BTW), I could of talked about how FullMetal Alchemist is the best thing ever, I could of even done something crazy like defend Fairy Tail and say it's not that bad (I mean compared to Future Diary, Fairy Tail is fucking Berserk!) I could of taken a look at another entry in the Fate series to satisfy my need for more Saber in my life, maybe even some hidden gem no one has heard of.
But NOOO!! Instead I'm reviewing the
My Thoughts on people behide MLP: The Movie.Since The Most Popular Animated Show around this decade is heading towards the big screen and bronies are getting really exciting to see it, so I decided to give away my thoughts on Directors, Producers, Writers, Cast and The animation (so far) for My Little Pony: The Movie.
The Director is Jayson Thiessen who directed the show (season 1-2, 4-5) and do you know what he also did? Worked on The Season 2 of Jetix Animated Series, Pucca which I thought it was a cute show.
The Producers are Brian Boldner and Stephen Davis. I don't know anything about Stephan Davis but from what I looked up on Brian Goldner, he also produced G.I. Joe Movies and Michael Bay's Transformers movies which it's ironic Hasbro also owned Transformers franchises.
The Writers are Meghan McCarthy and Rita Hsiao. I can really see why Mr Enter place Meghan McCarthy as #1 choice in his The Top 5 Writers of MLP:FIM video
Movie Review: Beauty and the Beast 2017
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Developed by: Walt Disney Pictures/ Mandeville Films
Distributed by: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Directed by: Bill Condon
- Emma Watson
- Dan Stevens
- Luke Evans
- Josh Gad
- Ewan McGregor
- Ian McKellen
So I grew up watching the original animated classic Beauty and the Beast and I have fond memories of that film (probably because of Disney airing it like a bazillion t
Review: Has Been Heroes (Switch)https://ticgn.com/review-has-been-heroes-switch/
I’m not big on roguelike games, but I wanted to give Has Been Heroes a go anyway because it did seem rather intriguing. After all, it has a physical release for as little as twenty dollars; when would I ever expect that from a new game for the Nintendo Switch? That’s especially considering how the system’s only a month old. And despite the low price, it looked to feature solid production values and a style of gameplay I could likely get into and have fun with. Or so I thought, anyway.
A young woman heads off to search for heroes she’s heard legends about. The heroes eventually appear before her, but have obviously grown old and seemingly washed up. Nevertheless, they’re able to take on baddies when necessary, but soon they – along with the woman – are tasked to escort a couple of princesses that need to go to school. I’m sure there’s more to t
Review: Mr. Shifty (Switch)http://ticgn.com/review-mr-shifty-switch/
Switching has been all the rage these days, but what about shifting? Well, TinyBuild and Team Shifty have just the game to satisfy that craving. Mr. Shifty is a title that has recently been released for PC and Nintendo Switch. Fellow TiCGN writer Peter Faden checked out the game’s beta, but when it was announced to be released on the Switch, I couldn’t help but hop on the bandwagon. With that said, let’s discuss the plot.
The title protagonist has to break into this huge building to destroy a plutonium-powered device that would benefit the army of a man by the name of “Commander Stone”. To quote this game’s equivalent to April O’Neil:
There isn’t much else to the story, which is fine by me. What bothers me is I’m not sure if Mr. Shifty‘
Game Review: Fallout New Vegas
Fallout: New Vegas (2010)
Developed by: Obsidian Entertainment
Director/designer: Josh Sawyer
Platform: Microsoft Windows (PC), PS3, Xbox 360
In case there are any newcomers to my page or anybody who’s just passing by, I’d like to play Captain Obvious for a second and say that I am a huge fan of the Fallout games, especially New Vegas (which in case you haven’t noticed, it’s kind of the main reason why I started posting here in the first place).
But I didn’t always feel this way about the game. In fact, there was a time when naïve lil’ ol’ me thought that any game that seems like a spin-off of the original series is automatically lower in terms of quality. So in the end, buying this game taught me two valuable lessons: one, never judge a book (or in this case, game) by its cover. And two, just because a game isn’t labeled the 3rd part in the series, doesn’t mean that it
Darth Vader 2015 ReviewI got into this series thanks to an excellent fandub on this youtube channel. Eventually I the story hooked me in enough that I went read the rest before that dub could finish.
So a comic about Darth Vader. The basic premise came from the writer Kieron Gillen noticing that despite failing to defend the Death Star in the original movie, Darth Vader is in a much stronger position by Empire Strike Back. Thus he wanted to write a story as to how that happened. Likewise, how exactly did he learn that Luke Skywalker was his son?
The comic starts right after A New Hope. The emperor is not pleased with the Death Star's destruction and since Vader is only one still alive who can be blamed for it, he's demoted to work under the newly promoted Grand General Tagge. If you didn't pay attention to the names of all the minor Imperial officers, he's the one on the Death Star that actually saw the Rebels as a threat. The Sith L
Finished Reading Stardust CrusadersThis was the arc I was interested in since I read it was one of those manga that inspired many of the common tropes seen in manga after it, even if I also read it hadn't aged well.
I can definitely say some parts aged better than others, though that's the same with Phantom Blood and Battle Tendency. The fights with the Stands are still really good. This made the fights feel a lot more unique and involved more strategy, and with the exception of Jotaro getting the power to stop time there wasn't any powers getting pulled out (Araki kinda wrote himself into a corner with that one). It was just the characters using the one power they had to get out of situations, with dumb luck also helping them because no Shonen manga can seem to get through some fights without the heroes surviving because of luck.
On the downside, and this was really something that could drag it down; this story was MUCH longer than it needed to be. It was longer than Phantom Blood and Battle Tendency combined an
Britt Reviews: Mai-Chan's Daily Life (18+)
Well, the first manga I was going to review was originally gonna be the disappointment known as "Vampire Knight", but after my friend Michael warned me about this particular manga called "Mai-Chan no Nichijou" or as it's called in English "Mai-Chan's Daily Life", I decided to check that out instead and see what was so bad about it. Hmm, I can certainly say his warning wasn't for nothing. Mai-Chan's Daily Life is probably the most disgusting, despicable, inhumane piece of dog sh*t I've ever laid my eyes upon. Now for those of you who don't know what this manga is, let me explain. Mai-Chan's Daily Life is an ero guro manga written and illustrated by Waita Uziga, and if you're into some nasty sh*t, just search up his name on Google, and you'll get what you so desire. Now, ero guro is a type of genre consisting of "grotesque pornography". Ya know, sex (or in this case, rape) mixed with torture, then that's what that is. I honestly cannot understand how something like that would appeal
Britt Reviews: Vampire Knight (manga)
Hello there, everyone. Britt here, reviewing one of the worst manga I've ever read. Well, worst manga endings I've read at least. And that manga is called: Vampire Knight. Now, let's just jump right into it, shall we?
Story: "Cross Academy is an elite boarding school with two separate, isolated classes: the Day Class and the Night Class. On the surface, Yuuki Cross and Zero Kiryuu are prefects of the academy, and attempt to keep order between the students as classes rotate in the evenings. As the Night Class is full of utterly gorgeous elites, this can sometimes prove to be a bit difficult. It is completely necessary, however, as those "elites" are actually vampires. Yuuki and Zero act as guardians, protecting the secrets of the Night Class and the safety of their ignorant morning counterparts. As the adopted daughter of the academy's chairman, Yuuki takes her job with a serious and energetic attitude. It also allows her to interact with her secret crush and savior, the president of th
Review - Triple H - Thy Kingdom Come
Between my friend and my husband, I was convinced to watch Triple H’s new documentary video, Thy Kingdom Come. That was perfectly fine. When I heard about it, I wanted to see it anyway. I wasn’t sure what to expect. I didn’t want another fiasco like the Undertaker video where it was just matches and virtually no talking. Thankfully, I didn’t get that.
It starts off with Paul Lavesque’s entire history from birth to present in a consecutive pace. It was very nice and easy to follow. A lot of people came together, friends and family, and just other people in the business, to go over the things Triple H has done and how he’s grown from one character to another over the years, yet still retained his wonderful personality as a student, mentor, and humble/calm individual, respected by everyone. Granted, this man is now in a high position, so there’s no telling how much was said simply to please, but nothing seemed overly overblown to me.
Ranking The Marvel/Netflix Shows
With the release of Iron Fist the team up between Marvel and Netflix has finally made it to the big one. It was 2013 when it was first announced that Marvel and Netflix would work together to create TV shows based around four Marvel superheroes: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage & Iron Fist, before concluding with what would be their team up series, The Defenders.
From the get-go it was a fantastic premise. Four street level superheroes depicting a grittier and darker side to the MCU that we've not seen much of with the films. The heroes of these series weren't saving the world every day, they were either taking on street level villains or dealing with their own demons. The shows have straddled the line of being more grounded than their film counterparts but still able to have Ninjas and men with superpowers regardless.
However, now that all four of the Defenders have had at least one season dedicated to them...I can safely that I've enjoyed the 'idea' of these shows a lot more than
Lego Batman ReviewSo this was a prospect that quickly got my interest. Seeing a movie about The Lego Movie's version of Batman. That alone promised to be hilarious. The first trailer promised that, while the second promised to also have some emotional scenes.
The movie opens up with Joker teaming up with the rest of Batman's rogue's gallery, including D-listers like Calendar Man and Condiment King, while hatching a plan threatening to destroy Gotham unless he's given control of the city. Naturally Batman stops him, and delivers a massive blow to Joker's ego telling him he doesn't him or anybody as his greatest enemy, or need anybody.
Batman seems on top of the world with his constant saving of the city, but underneath he is a very lonely person who is afraid to get closer to other. Not that he'll admit it, even if Alfred points it out to his face.
Alfred wants Batman to stop shutting himself off from others, with no success. He can barely even get him to take off his cowl when telling him to attend Jim
Tory Reviews: Milo Murphy's Law #2!
I needed to word myself better with this. Most people complain about alot of things on this saying it's not that unpopular, I get that. But there's one thing people complained about that I needed to word better. I should have cutteed Justice League Action out of the list, I understand that part. I should have also explained that, when I first reviewed Milo Murphy's Law, I said it might have the same problems that Phineas and Ferb had that got me out of the show quickly. I was waaaaaaaaayyyy to harsh on the show, and that's some thing people would disagree with me on cause I gave it a fair grade of a B-.
But no, this show is much better, like I should have given it a A+++++++-+. Okay, maybe I'm overthinking it, but still, I would consider this on levels of Star Vs. The Forces Of Evil or Gravity Falls.... if not better.
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