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The Big OThe Big O
WOWOW, 2001 | Drama, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Rating: 5/5

Forty years ago, a mysterious worldwide event happened that eliminated all memories from prior to that point. From this completely blank start, man began to rebuild. With no knowledge of even how to operate machinery or use electricity, the process was slow. Eventually man did regain this knowledge and elements of society such as industry and agriculture began to resume. However, the common hole in all of mankind's thoughts remained, the world that had existed before the memories were lost was nothing more than a vague figure in the shadows.


Trinity BloodTrinity Blood

The story takes place in the distant future after the destruction brought about by Armageddon. And the war between the vampires and the humans persists. In order to protect the humans from the vampires, the Vatican has to rely on unusual allies to control the situation. The main protagonist, a priest called Peter Abel Nightroad, travels through the countries as a representative of the Vatican. However, he is also part of AX, a special operations group controlled by Cardinal Caterina Sforza. His encounter with a young girl named Esther Blanchett will determine the struggle between the human race and the vampires.


Honey and CloverHoney and Clover
WOWOW, 2005 | Comedy, Drama, Romance, Anime
Rating: 5/5

This is the tale of a couple of college art students who try to scrape through day by day, barely earning enough money buy food and pay their rent. But as soon as a young 19 year old girl who looks like she's in elementary school enters their lives, things get a lot more complicated as love triangles form and the group must deal with memories of loved ones gone by and loves unrequited.


Vatican Miracle ExaminerVatican Miracle Examiner

Vatican City-Holy Land of the Catholics. Amidst the land, there is an organization that conducts rigorous investigations on "claims of miracles" from all over the world to ascertain their credibility. The organization is referred to as "Seito no Za" (Assembly of Saints) and the priests that belong there are called miracle investigators. Robert Nicholas, an ancient archive and cryptanalysis expert is partnered and good friends with Hiraga Josef Kou, a genius scientist. Together, the brilliant duo investigates the "miracles" and uncovers the incidents and conspiracies hidden behind them.


Descendants of DarknessDescendants of Darkness

Even after death, life is full of paperwork and criminals. Tsuzuki Asato is a 26 year old, happy-go-lucky, and dorky shinigami (god of death) whose job is to makes sure that those who are dead remain dead and stay in their proper realms. Even though he's had this job for over 70 years, he is in the worst division with horrible pay. He also has a knack for not keeping partners (since shinigami work in pairs), but now he seems to have one that will stick around; stubborn, smart-mouthed, serious and defensive 16 year old, Kurosaki Hisoka. With each case they investigate, they come closer to the conspiracies of the serial killer Dr. Muraki Kazutaka. Tsuzuki's relationship with Hisoka is growing stronger and closer...but there is a dark past to how Tsuzuki died that will not give him peace.


Chibi Vampire KarinChibi Vampire Karin

Maaka Karin comes from a family of vampires living in Japan, but she is not a normal vampire. Vampires are normally supposed to drink the blood of their victims...but Karin suffers from a condition that causes her body to produce excessive amounts of blood. About once a month, she has to get rid of the excess blood by giving it to her "victims." But she somehow manages...she goes to school like everyone else her age. Well, things are about to get more complicated. When a new student, Usui Kenta transfers into Karin's class, she starts producing unusually huge amounts of blood, almost as if in reaction to him. Worse, he happens upon Karin's...true nature...


MaburahoMaburaho

Maburaho is a romantic comedy of magical proportions, about a high school magician who suddenly becomes the target of three beautiful girls. The main character is a somewhat depressed seventeen-year-old high school student, Kazuki Shikimori. He attends, rather reluctantly, the elite Aoi Academy, a school for training people in the intricacies of powerful magic. In this world, where the ability to use magic is paramount, each magician is limited in the number of times he or she can use magic spells, and performing more spells than the limit allows will cause the user to die and turn into dust. In this regard, unlike the average enrolled magician whose limit is typically in the thousands, Kazuki is considered an underachiever, since he can only wield magic a mere eight times during his entire life.


Ceres: Celestial LegendCeres: Celestial Legend

This is a series surrounding the teenage twins Aya and Aki Mikage. On their sixteenth birthday, the two are invited to their grandfather's home for what appears to be a party. When they arrive, a test brings out something in Aya that frightens her and threatens the existence of the Mikage clan. This series depicts the events that occur when this being begins her search for what rightfully belongs to her, her Hagoromo. The Episode Guide contains many spoilers. This show has never been aired in the United States.


Please Twins!Please Twins!
WOWOW, 2003 | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance
Rating: 5/5

The second installment from the popular series Onegai Teacher. The main character of the story is Kamishiro Maiku, a high school student who is recently lost his parents and is living alone. He eventually meets Miyafuji Miina and Onodera Karen, whom are both claiming that they are his twin. However, these two girls have completely different personalities, and in fact are opposite to each other. This onegai/please is a romantic drama between three people so please expect elements of the like. This is a modern day twist on a classic US TV show, Three's Company. This being the second installment, you may want to consider getting a copy of Onegai Sensai for full enjoyment of the series.


Le Chevalier D'EonLe Chevalier D'Eon

The story begins in Paris 1742, when the body of a woman named Lia de Beaumont is found in a casket floating along the Seine.[6] The only clue regarding her death is the word "Psalms", which is written in blood on the lid of the casket. D'Eon de Beaumont, Lia's younger brother and a knight in service of King Louis XV, takes it upon himself to investigate his sister's mysterious death, along with the strange disappearances of a number of French women. In his journey he comes across three companions to help him.


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