Calamity of a Zombie Girl: A Ridiculous Rompy Tribute (Failure) to Western Horror Films – Anime Review

Calamity of a Zombie Girl (あるゾンビ少女の災難) is an original net animation that released in April 2018. It is a seinen, horror, supernatural anime adaptation of the original light novel series written by Ryō Ikehata and Hagane Tsurugi (artist). Gonzo produced it with direction from Hideaki Iwami. While I was not originally planning on watching this,…

Sword of the Stranger (2007) – The Dynamic Duality of Death

Sword of the Stranger (ストレンヂア -無皇刃譚-) is an original chanbara, historical, action anime film  that released in Fall 2007, was produced by studio BONES, and directed by Masahiro Andō. In all of my years of watching anime, I have never seen a more masterful and artistically brilliant creation. Today, I want to share with you…

Vampire Hunter D (1985) – The Quintessential Classic Horror Anime Film

Vampire Hunter D (吸血鬼ハンターD) is an anime film that originally released in 1985 and is an adaptation of the light novel series by Hideyuki Kikuchi, with illustrations from the esteemed Yoshitaka Amano. Epic/Sony Records, Movic, CBS Sony Group, and Asahi Production produced the film, while Toyoo Ashida directed. This is a cyberpunk, supernatural, horror franchise…