Author Archives: Chris Maffris

Anime Review: Heavy Object Part One

I never fancied myself as a military otaku fan. When looking at stereotypical military otaku fans, I don’t fit in. I’m not big on weapons, nor do I typically enjoy first person shooter video games (with a few exceptions). However, I always seem to add more and more military anime to the list of anime I like. I enjoyed watching ...

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Anime Review: Death Parade

The year of 2015 has been remembered fondly for the anime hits that premiered that year. While some like myself believe 2016 was a truly magical year for anime, it did have some pretty big shoes to fill with the likes of One-Punch Man, Blood Blockade Battlefront, etc. So in comes an original anime product produced by one of the ...

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Anime Review – Death Note: The Complete Series

When it comes to a series that ages gracefully with its fan base, Death Note seems to be near the top of the list. It’s still talked about and beloved to this day. There has been a live-action T.V series as well as multiple film adaptations of the popular title (with Netflix picking up the distribution rights for the latest ...

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Anime Review: Absolute Duo

Stop me if you heard this before, but the male lead of an anime series is going to a high school to help train himself to be stronger for his friends. He, just like everyone else at this academy, is gifted and must use these powers to help keep balance in the world. Along the way, a few female characters ...

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Anime Review – GARO: The Animation Part 2

C.J Maffris is an editorial writer for Toonamifaithful.com. He enjoyed GARO with Emma becoming his favorite character. Feel free to talk all things Toonami and GARO with him on Twitter @SeaJayMaffris GARO: The Animation was able to elicit the emotions that you’d expect from Your Lie in April, which suggests that this series has all the tools to become a ...

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Movie Review: The Boy and The Beast

You know the saying about how people argue with those who are exactly like them? You’ll be getting a large dose of that in The Boy and The Beast. Whether it be Naruto arguing with Sasuke, Natsu yelling at Grey, etc. we see the usual cliche of people who are close and share some personality traits with each other argue time ...

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GARO: The Animation Review

Legend tells of a boy who was born as his mother was burned at the stake, accused of being a witch. It was then that a Makai Knight appeared out of nowhere to save the boy, never to be seen or heard from again. While I’ve never actually heard of this story in any classical reading college course, GARO: The ...

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Are 3D Movies Ruining Movie Theaters?

(Photo: Fuse) If there is one thing I don’t do enough, it’s going to the movie theaters. Time and responsibilities can do that, but when a huge movie is about to premiere, I do what I can to make the trip out. So with Star Wars the Force Awakens now available (and smashing records), I’ve wondered if I should decide ...

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A Complete Review of The Seven Deadly Sins

(WARNING: This article will contain a few heavy spoilers to the series to help explain a few points. You have been warned. If you want a score and recap of what I like and dislike just scroll to the bottom of the article.) Right now the anime world is buzzing after Netflix released an English dub of one of the ...

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Manglobe Studio goes bankrupt

In shocking fahsion, the anime studio Manglobe has filed for bankruptcy this past week. This has to be a shock to those involved in the anime industry. Just this year, the studio brought the world Gangsta. which was heavily hyped going into this summer simulcast lineup (for Funimation). While the reviews weren’t what the production company would have wanted, the ...

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