Monthly Archives: November 2007

The Avengers ‘65, vol. 2

This is the further adventures of secret agent John Steed and his sidekick Emma Peel. I do adore this show, even though the plots are a bit repetitive and there are plot holes everywhere. I am somewhat surprised that anyone’s … Continue reading

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Agatha Christie’s Marple: Series 1: The Body in the Library

This is the second of the 2004 adaptations of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple mysteries (first here), with Geraldine McEwan as Miss Marple. It also features Joanna Lumley as Dolly Bantry (full cast at imdb). The Body in the Library starts … Continue reading

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Diana Wynne Jones: The Game

I read this because it was Diana Wynne Jones and the library had it; if they hadn’t, I’d have waited and bought it once it was in paperback (or possibly earlier, if I’d checked the price; it’s only $11.99 in … Continue reading

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tactics, v3 (DVD)

This is an anime series based on the manga by Sakura Kinoshita (Matantei Loki Ragnarok) and Kazuko Higashimiya. The manga had two volumes released by ADV a couple of years ago, but was dropped; Tokyopop acquired the license and retranslated … Continue reading

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Hellsing Ultimate III

This is the third in a series of anime OVA adaptations of the Hellsing manga by Kouta Hirano, intended to be extremely faithful to the manga. There was a thirteen episode TV series in 2001; it diverged from the manga … Continue reading

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