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Ladies and Gentlemen of Anime Vice! Welcome to Part 4 of 7 in the Off-Top Dunce Cap segment covering the witty Artemis Fowl book series by Eoin Colfer. The title of this book is 'Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception'. Let's hear it for returning villains!

WARNING! This video contains explicit language. Also, this video is not edited in any way.

Here is the Amazon page for Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception. And here is the Artemis Fowl website.

Please feel free to provide suggestions for an anime or manga for me to talk about and I will do my best to oblige. Also, if you are curious about anything discussed in this-or previous-episode(s) don't hesitate to ask me for more information/opinions.

Want to guest-host an episode of Dunce Cap? Go here!

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-Will McQuigg ( sotyfan16) is your everyday anime/manga enthusiast. You can also find him on Twitter ( bildo_88).

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Hey Anime Vice! I'm back today with Part 2 of 7 of my Off-Topic Dunce Cap segment on the magical Artemis Fowl book series by Eoin Colfer. Being Part 2, it covers book two, which is titled 'Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident'. Have thoughts? Watch the video and comment below!

WARNING! This video contains explicit language. Also, this video is not edited in any way.

Here is the Amazon page for Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident. And here is the Artemis Fowl website.

Please feel free to provide suggestions for an anime or manga for me to talk about and I will do my best to oblige. Also, if you are curious about anything discussed in this-or previous-episode(s) don't hesitate to ask me for more information/opinions.

Want to guest-host an episode of Dunce Cap? Go here!

Last episode: Off-Topic-Artemis Fowl Part 1

-Will McQuigg ( sotyfan16) is your everyday anime/manga enthusiast. You can also find him on Twitter ( bildo_88).

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Hey everybody! It's been over a month since I've done a Dunce Cap episode but fear not as once the timing works out I will get together with some fellow Anime Vice users to bring on-topic Dunce Cap episodes back to life. Until then I am doing a 7 part Off-Topic segment on one of my favorite book series: Artemis Fowl! This is part 1 aka book 1 and the title is simply 'Artemis Fowl' and is by New York Times Best-Selling author Eoin Colfer. If you are curious about the series feel free to ask me about it.

WARNING! This video contains explicit language. Also, this video is not edited in any way.

Here is the Amazon page for Artemis Fowl. And here is the Artemis Fowl website.

Please feel free to provide suggestions for an anime or manga for me to talk about and I will do my best to oblige. Also, if you are curious about anything discussed in this-or previous-episode(s) don't hesitate to ask me for more information/opinions.

Want to guest-host an episode of Dunce Cap? Go here!

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-Will McQuigg ( sotyfan16) is your everyday anime/manga enthusiast. You can also find him on Twitter ( bildo_88).

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Yo Anime Vice! Today I have Part 3 of 7 in the Off-Top Dunce Cap segment covering the witty Artemis Fowl book series by Eoin Colfer. Since this is Part 3, it's about book three, titled 'Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code'. Let me know what you think!

WARNING! This video contains explicit language. Also, this video is not edited in any way.

Here is the Amazon page for Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code. And here is the Artemis Fowl website.

Please feel free to provide suggestions for an anime or manga for me to talk about and I will do my best to oblige. Also, if you are curious about anything discussed in this-or previous-episode(s) don't hesitate to ask me for more information/opinions.

Want to guest-host an episode of Dunce Cap? Go here!

Last episode: Off-Topic-Artemis Fowl Part 2

-Will McQuigg ( sotyfan16) is your everyday anime/manga enthusiast. You can also find him on Twitter ( bildo_88).

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Super Duper Mini Review

 

 Ellis (Left) and Nadie (Right)
 Ellis (Left) and Nadie (Right)
El Cazador de la Bruja, aka The Hunter of the Witch, is an anime original directed by Koichi Mashimo.  The show is produced by Shigeru Kitayama and Mamiko Aoki, written by Kenichi Kanemaki, music by Yuki Kajiura, and animated by Bee Train.  El Cazador is a spiritual successor of Noir and Madlax and the final installment of Bee Train's "girls with guns" trilogy.

Genres: adventure, drama, mystery, supernatural
Themes: girls with guns
 
 
Plot Summary
 

Ellis, a young girl suspected of murdering prominent physicist Heinrich Schneider, is on the run from prosecution when she is tracked down by a female bounty hunter Nadie in a small Mexican town. However, instead of turning her in, Nadie impulsively decides to help her and the two embark on a journey south where they hope to find clues about Ellis' past. The guiding stars of their journey are the mysterious gemstone "Rosa del Inca" and the "Eternal City" of Wiñay Marka. 


Pros:
  • Two enjoyable leads and a solid supporting cast.
  • A really neat atmosphere with a mishmash of western and modern day with some supernatural elements thrown in there as well.
  • While dark in some spots, the show has a fun tone to the show.
  • Great humor when used.
 
Cons:
  • The show has an episodic felling to it, but because of it, the story takes a little bit of time to develop.
 
If you are a fan of the "girls with guns" genre, just like some gun shoot'n action, or just want to have a good time with a new show, definitely give it a shot.  The show is available to watch on Hulu if you live in the correct regions.



 "Bang."
 "Bang."


Sources:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Cazador_de_la_Bruja
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=7509
 
 
Don't forget to check out my ongoing blog for my Super Duper Mini Reviews and my written reviews.            :) 
 

What's a Super Duper Mini Review? Well, since I'm taking a break from written reviews, I decided to put a short list of what I liked and didn't like about the shows I review and put down some notes and fun facts as well. For some info about the show like genre, plot summary, etc., I borrow some info from Anime News Network, Wikipedia, and of course our wiki here on Anime Vice.

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