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Rozen Maiden is an anime adaptation of the on going manga of the same name, Rozen Maiden.  The Rozen Maiden manga is written by Peach-Pit.  Both anime seasons and the OVAs are directed by Ko Matsuo and produced by Nomad.
 
Genres: adventure, comedy, drama, supernatural
Themes: living dolls, lolita, superpowers, tsundere
 

Plot Summary via Anime News Network

Due to a deep trauma at school Sakurada Jun has refused to return. He spends his time in his room, surfing the web and ordering anything that takes his fancy, only to return the items just before payment is due. One day, he finds a web site that tells him to put his order in a drawer of his desk. He does so thinking it to be a joke, only to find that the letter disappears and a strange package arrives soon afterwards. It contains an exquisite doll, that, when wound, comes to life. She treats him as a servant of little worth, but over time helps him come to grips with his fears and in the life-or-death fights that soon follow her arrival.


Pros and Cons

Pros:
  • Great cast of characters.  Who knew dolls could be make a show great.
  • The whole "Alice Game' concept is neat.
  • The fight scenes were solid.
  • Surprisingly funny.
  • Desu desu desu desu desu desu desu desu desu desu desu desu desu desu desu desu.
 
Cons:
  • The drama does get a little out of hands.

 Desu!
 Desu!

Sources (SPOILERS)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rozen_maiden
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=4463
 

Blog End Thingy

Don't forget to check out my ongoing blog for my Super Duper Mini Reviews and my written reviews.            :) 
 

Q: What's a Super Duper Mini Review?
A: Well, since I'm done with long, written reviews for now, I decided to put a short list of what I liked and didn't like about the shows I watch.  For some info about the show like genre, plot summary, etc., I borrow (mainly copy and paste  :P) some info from Anime News Network, Wikipedia or the Anime Vice wiki.  So people wont think I'm plagiarizing, I do post sources.
 
Q:  Why are these blogs so short and half assed?
A:  Well, I want to put in as little effort as possible.  Why?  Cause I'm lazy.
 
Q:  Do you care if people don't read these?
A:  Kinda.  One of the main things that keeps me making these things is so I can spread the word of shows/mangas that people aren't aware of.
 
Q: Sometimes there a few or no cons, does that mean the show is perfect?
A: No.  Usually when I make these, I like to highlight the things I liked more then the negatives.  I'm one of those people who enjoys just about anything as long as it's entertaining.  I can easily look past a show's faults if I find enjoyment from it.  Remember, nothing is perfect.

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