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Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor: anime review

Review: The first season of Darker Than Black earned very high rating from me for its witty entertainment, mind twisting storytelling, interesting premise and great set of characters. In Gemini of the Meteor, the anime generally and cleverly retains most of its predecessor’s charming features and it seems like the creators are ready to take greater risk in storytelling and the ending knowing that lots of fans will follow the series no matter where it takes them. I am one of the fans. Continue reading

Recalling 2009: My most memorable anime moments

As 2009 is coming to an end, it is expected that a blog should post something for the special occasion (I didn’t do anything in 2007 and 2008. I can’t believe it.). Most of the anime blog will surely post about best/worst anime of the year, best OP/ED, best character or something of that sort. Well, I can’t do that since I’m the only author of this blog and there is no way I could have watched all the shows released this year. The best/worst list would not do justice for the anime I didn’t watch. This post is my solution.


Darker than Black: anime review

Title: Darker Than Black
Genre: action, sci-fi, supernatural
Released date: April 5, 2007 – September 28, 2007
Episode: 25
Director: Tensai Okamura
Animated by: Studio BONES
Comment: Ten years ago, two mysterious objects appeared on earth. They were called Hell’s Gate and Heaven’s Gate. After the incident, a new race of human was born; The Contractors who were gifted with superhuman powers but lacked emotions and the Dolls who could create surveillance specters but had no souls. The story follows Li Shengshun, aka Hei, who is a Contractor with an ability to manipulate electricity. He works for the Syndicate in various missions. His team consists of other three people; Yin, the Doll who uses water as medium; Mao, the Contractor trapped in a black cat’s body and Huang the former police officer. Continue reading