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Rockmandash's State of the Review: Road To Rockman DASH!

It's that time of the year again! The time where I tell you about my review schedule changing like 5 months before I actually start writing the new reviews! Like last time, I'm planning on shifting my reviews, so I'd like to get my thoughts out so you guys know it, and so I can get my plans out in a form I won't be… » 8/20/14 8:45pm Today 8:45pm

Rockmandash Reviews: Angel Beats! [Anime]

Let's think of a recipe for a good anime. One that might come to mind is Key + PA Works = Greatness. Thinking about the type of stuff they made, this would be a match made in heaven, right? And considering how well said show has been been received by fans, shouldn't it be an amazing show? Welcome to Rockmandash… » 8/18/14 7:00pm Monday 7:00pm

Rockmandash Reviews+: Rewrite [Visual Novel]

As I was starting this review marathon, I saw that first Rewrite review could use some improvements; I figured that this marathon was a perfect opportunity to fix that. Welcome to Rockmandash Reviews+, and this is my REWRITTEN review of Rewrite for the Key Marathon, so be prepared to rewrite your expectations, as… » 8/11/14 3:00pm 8/11/14 3:00pm

Sekai Project taking interest in Key VNs!

The new Visual Novel publishing company, Sekai Project, who is bringing over World End Economica, Grisaia, and planetarian, is conducting a poll to see if fans are interested in localization of Key VNs. Join in that poll!http://www.siliconera.com/2014/08/04/sekai-project-gauging-interest-localization-visual-novels-key/ » 8/04/14 1:20pm 8/04/14 1:20pm

Rockmandash Reviews+: Fate/stay night [Visual Novel]

"I ask of you. Are you my master?" It's a quote that started it all; a huge franchise, an amazing concept that will entrance fans for years, and a great visual novel. With the Utofable anime adaptation coming up, now is a great time to see how the gateway drug into the nasuverse holds up. Welcome to Rockmandash… » 8/04/14 12:00pm 8/04/14 12:00pm

Rockmandash Reviews: Fate/hollow ataraxia [Visual Novel]

If you haven't noticed, I'm a big fan of Type Moon, and their most prominent series, the Fate Series. That being said, if you asked me what my favorite Type-Moon game was, you wouldn't get the typical F/SN or Tsukihime; Instead, my response to you would be what we have for review today, Fate/hollow ataraxia. » 8/03/14 12:00pm 8/03/14 12:00pm

Rockmandash Reviews: Planetarian [Visual Novel]

What do you think about the planetarium? The beautiful twinkling of eternity that will never fade, no matter when. All the stars in the sky are waiting for you.... even as you read through this review. Welcome to Rockmandash Reviews, and next on this Key Marathon is one of the most charming stories I've ever read,… » 7/28/14 12:00pm 7/28/14 12:00pm

Fate/stay night 2014.... Unlimited Blade Works + Heaven's Feel?

For those of you who were under the impression that the new Fate/stay night was going to be a new story which acts as a sequel to Fate/Zero, or if you are a saber lover, you're out of luck. Ufotable & Type-Moon did a live stream announcement yesterday, and what we are getting for the TV anime is a split cour… » 7/27/14 4:30pm 7/27/14 4:30pm

Rockmandash Reviews: Kanon [Visual Novel & Anime]

Welcome to Rockmandash Reviews and Today we have the first entry into my Key Marathon: Kanon. As Key's first Visual Novel, can it stand against the more popular stories that Key has made since 1999? Let's find out in the review. » 7/19/14 12:00am 7/19/14 12:00am

Rockmandash Rambles: Sakurasou is the first Romantic Comedy I…

I made a post about a month ago about random romances I was watching, and I asked a few recommendations. I have been watching more Rom Coms like Ano Natsu de Matteru, Kokoro Connect, Date a Live, etc (which were all fantastic, but that's for another time). Due to the recommendations, I checked out The Pet Girl of… » 7/10/14 6:48pm 7/10/14 6:48pm

Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara: Rockmandash's Ani-TAY Review

Tropes, flags, lampshading, etc. If you are a genre savvy viewer, you have probably heard of all these terms before. They are concepts that fans use to describe certain phenomenon in shows, like how a character monologues endlessly for no end, ignoring everything that's happening, right before certain doom. It's… » 7/02/14 4:00pm 7/02/14 4:00pm

Mekakucity Actors: Rockmandash's Ani-TAY Review

In the first AniTay Podcast Episode, I said I stopped picking shows to watch based on description because the execution could be bad and the show could be sub-par. I was hoping Mekaku City Actors would prove this wrong: A show that sounds awesome, and is executed very well. What could go wrong? It's a show done by… » 6/28/14 5:00pm 6/28/14 5:00pm