Titles Reviewed By Courtney

  Name: Courtney
Email: neohope@aol.com
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Reviews: 62
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Hey there, Otaku! I'm a 19 fem who likes to pretend her opinion counts and hates it when people say crap like:

a) "I don't care if the plot sucked, it was the best movie cause it looked (insert fo-trendy slang here)." (Like most things in life, just because it looks good doesn't mean it is and there's no excuse for keeping your standards otherwise)

b) "You have to love this movie because it's classic/cult favorite/pioneering in its genre." (Bull, you don't have to like anything just because a legion of people say you should)

c) "I thought it sucked because it was more mature/realistic/explicit than cartoons should be." (About 90% of anime that makes it to America is not intended for children. In Japan, Anime is considered to be a cheap and expressive medium of storytelling and is as much for adults as it is for kids.)

d) "If it's not Dragonball/Sailormoon/Pokemon/Digimon/Card Captors then I don't want to know about it!" (There are so many better titles out there than the ones I listed and people shouldn't cling to these security blanket titles blindly)

If you fit into any of the above groupings, you'll despise my reviews (Hey that's okay in it's own right) so you might just want to ignore me all together. In addition to my reviews I include a grading scale which is not unlike the ones you were familiar with in school.

A=Excellent/Instant Classic
B=Above average/Worth Seeing
C=Average/Take-it-or-leave-it title
D=Below Average/Not much to see here
F=Failure/Don't waste your time or money

If you actually bother to read my profile along with my reviews, do me a favor and write me an e-mail telling me what you think of my reviews. I like praise (don't we all?) but I like criticism too, it doesn't really matter how good I think my evaluations are if everyone thinks they're horrible. So let me know, but if you're just nasty and mean, I probably won't read more than a line of your letter let alone respond...fair warning.
Action(30) Action Comedy(3) Adventure(9) Comedy(17)
Drama(31) Horror(10) Mystery(5) Romance(12)
Romantic Comedy(4) Suspense(4) Tragedy(4)
Cyberpunk(7) Fantasy(20) Historical(3) Modern(23)
Sci-Fi(26) Western(2)
All Ages(3) Seinen(5) Shoujo(10) Shounen(4)
Acquired Taste(12) Artistic(3) Classic(5) Creepy(1)
Dark(19) Fragmentary(3) Surreal(7) Weird(5)
Angels(2) Animals(1) Artificial Girls(3) Bishounen(2)
Boys Love(1) College(1) Computers(1) Deities(3)
Depression(2) Ecchi(4) Epic(6) Family Affairs(2)
Fan Service(1) Fighting(2) Friendship(1) Gender-Bender(1)
Genie(2) Gun-action(5) Harem(2) Hentai(1)
High School(5) Idol theme(1) Incest(1) Isekai (Other World)(1)
Kemonomimi(1) Magic(1) Mahou Shoujo(2) Martial Arts(1)
Mecha(6) Middle School(1) Music(1) Occult(2)
Pervert(1) Police(1) Psychics(1) Reboot(2)
Samurai(1) Sequel(4) Shotacon(1) Shounen Ai(1)
Slice of Life(3) Softcore(1) Soul Mates(6) Spinoff(3)
Spiritual(7) Sports(1) Stalking(1) Supernatural(6)
Swordplay(2) Tenchi Clone(1) Underworld(2) Vampires(5)
Video-game inspired(2) Violent(7) War(5) Yuri(1)
Movie(19) OVA(18) TV(21)
Release Year
2001(1) 2000(5) 1999(6) 1998(13) 1997(7) 1996(8) 1995(10) 1994(8)
1993(9) 1992(4) 1991(3) 1990(2) 1989(2) 1988(1) 1987(1) 1979(1)
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Title Rating Synopsis
A Kite Rent See Kite

Adolescence Mokushiroku
Rent Utena arrives at Ohtori Academy possessing a very mysterious past. She is presumed to be a boy by many and seems to have a past relationship with Touga. After seeing that he wears a ring she questions of it. Getting a mysterious answer leads her to Anthy Himemiya,the Rose Bride. She unknowingly becomes involved in the Student Council's duels for the Rose Bride. Yet, she seems intrigued about Anthy and her past.
Adolescence of Utena Rent See Adolescence Mokushiroku
Ah! My Goddess - The Movie Buy See Gekijouban Aa! Megami-sama!
Ah! My Goddess The Movie Buy See Gekijouban Aa! Megami-sama!
Ah! My Goddess: The Movie Buy See Gekijouban Aa! Megami-sama!

Angel Links
Rent Meifon is an extraordinary girl, with an extraordinary tale to tell. Join Meifon as she and the crew of the Angel Links run a free pirate-fighting service. in this spin off of Outlaw Star.
Angel Sanctuary Rent See Tenshi Kinryouku

Ao no 6-gou
Rent Global warming has swelled the oceans, enveloping whole cities. An army of anthropogenized sea creatures is winning their battle to eradicate mankind from the face of the Earth. Our last hope is a class of super-submarines. These "Blue Subs" are the only thing standing between mankind and oblivion.

Ayashi no Ceres
Rent Twin brother and sister Aki and Aya Mikage are about to celebrate their 16th birthdays. Earlier on, Aya had visited a psychic and was told the fated day when the moon and stars of 16 would meet is coming, and that all hell and doom would break loose. Mysteriously their grandfather invites them over for a "birthday party" and gives them a gift which brings out new powers. Now suddenly the entire Mikage family wants Aya killed since "she will bring them nothing but harm." Aki is no longer allowed to see Aya. Along with that, an ancient legend of a Tennyo (girl from the heavens) is said to have come down to Earth and bathed in a river. A nearby fisherman spotted her and stole her hagoromo (feathered robe) that was hanging on a tree nearby. Without it she could not return to her home in the heavens, and was forced to marry the man and have his children.
Battle Angel Rent See Tsutsu Yume GUNNM
Battle Angel Alita Rent See Tsutsu Yume GUNNM
Bebop Buy See Cowboy Bebop

Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon
Rent Tsukino Usagi, a clumsy 14 year old school girl who loves to eat, is visited by a cat with a crescent moon on its forehead which gives the girl the power to transform into Bishoujo Senshi (girl warrior) Sailor Moon. Now Sailor Moon is supposed to fight against evil minions sent out by the evil Queen Beryl who seeks world conquest. Over time she'll meet companions, Sailor warriors like herself, and these girls form a strong friendship, guiding them through their battles as well as the joys and woes of their first loves.

Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon R Movie
Rent A meteor is heading on a collision course with the Earth! But what's this? Flowers? Usagi and friends are out enjoying the day when a childhood friend of Mamoru shows up. It is his intention to become Mamoru's exclusive friend and eliminate anyone in his way.
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