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Review: A Place Further Than The Universe

A Place Further Than The Universe sends four high school girls on a life changing adventure that deftly mixes hilarity and sadness to great effect.


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Review: Planetes Anime

Planetes is a well made, character-driven anime that depicts life and work in Earth’s orbit in the near future of 2075. Its realistic portrayal of space combined with its complex, well-rounded ensemble cast delivers humor and fun along with a strong helping of angst and character drama.


Ranka & Sheryl back to back with magic wings

Macross Frontier Episode Guide 27: Wings of Farewell

Wings of Goodbye sings Macross Frontier out with a bang. This second movie features almost all new animation and some surprising story twists.


Sheryl & Ranka back to back

Macross Frontier Episode Guide 26: The False Songstress

In this first of two higher budget movies, we get an alternate retelling of Macross Frontier that does a good job of refining the narrative of the main series.


Ranka and Sheryl chasing after a flying Alto

Macross Frontier Episode Guide 25: Your Sound

Though somewhat rushed, Macross Frontier's final episode represents one of the most pure distillations of Macross' three key pillars.


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Macross Frontier Episode Guide 24: Last Frontier

SMS learns the truth behind Grace's manipulations while Leon leads the Frontier fleet into a final battle against the Vajra.


Alto looking out over the observatory

Macross Frontier Episode Guide 23: True Begin

Alto and Sheryl make the best of a lull between events while Grace moves a step closer to her ultimate goal.


Fold Microbes under microscope

Macross Frontier Episode Guide 22: Northern Cross

After her turbulant downfall over the past few months, Sheryl learns something new about her singing that may just save the Frontier Fleet.


Fanciful artistic image of Ranka in flowery dress

Macross Frontier Episode Guide 21: Azure Ether

Though her emotions are crushed, Ranka manages to sing through her pain and rescue Frontier. Afterwards, she leaves everything behind in order to set out on an uncertain journey.


Ranka flanked by Alto and Sheryl with smoke and fire rising around them

Macross Frontier Episode Guide 20: Diamond Crevasse

Tragedy unfolds across the Frontier fleet as the Vajra attack begins anew. In the midst of destruction, both Ranka and Sheryl desprately try and find new reasons to continue singing.