When Epic Fantasy Becomes a Locked-Room Mystery

At first look, Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers looks to be yet another anime following the archetypical fantasy plot of a group of heroes journeying forth to defeat an evil demon god. However, the anime’s true form is that of a locked room mystery where the only person who can solve the crime is also the sole suspect. »9/29/15 6:30am9/29/15 6:30am

Code Geass is a Complex Morality Play With Mecha and Super Powers

Last month, the newest in a series of midquels to critically acclaimed 2006 anime Code Geass, called Code Geass: Akito the Exiled, aired in Japanese theaters. I saw the preview and it piqued my interest, but there was one small problem: I’d never seen Code Geass. So a few weeks back, I sat about fixing that. »9/08/15 7:00am9/08/15 7:00am