By Heath | July 25th, 2009
So I sat down to start watching Gonzo’s “Gad Guard”, not knowing much about the series, except that it was a mecha anime. Now I know what you’re thinking (I thought it too); if you’ve seen one mecha anime, you’ve seen ‘em all. But don’t count out “Gad Guard”; it may surprise you, a little.
I actually watched the show subtitled on FUNimation’s website via their free internet stream. So for obvious reason I won’t get too technical about the video or audio quality, but stick more to the story and animation elements. Also, this review pertains only to the original subbed version of the show and not the dub. However, from watching the dubbed series trailer, it doesn’t sound half bad. In fact, it sounds damn good, but I’m only saying that based off a trailer, so I wouldn’t take that statement to heart. Continue reading
By Heath | July 19th, 2009
Introduction by Marc- We get to welcome a new staff member to FBR today. Heath will be writing some editorials and reviews for us in the future. Many Dragonball Z fans will know him as Hujio, from one of the premiere American DBZ sites, Kanzentai. For his first article he wrote up a little history of DBZ DVDs, including some of his personal thoughts on the matter. I actually asked him to do this prior to his first review because a lot of the more casual DBZ fans out there don’t get why the announcement of the American ‘Dragon Boxes’ are such a big deal to many of the more hardcore DBZ lovers. So I’ll pass the dragonball over to Heath for his initial post at FBR.