It’s time once more for AMV time, ya heard? I’ve been listening to the carter IV and watch the throne recently, so why not take a look at the more unconventional side of AMVs with today’s fine selection of rap amvs!
******Warning: Videos contain explicit language, do not view if you are a bitch ass******
Let’s face it, we all know samurai champloo bleeds old school gangsta rap, so I’m going to start it off gangsta.
AMVs have been around since people realized you could paste an audio track onto a video and have shit happen, aka, a really long damn time ago. To me, they represent fan creativity and dedication far beyond simple fanfic or fanart and deserve their own section.
In this little, random corner of mine I’ll show you the wonders of the internet as talented AMV creators fight to the death for my approval. They will be pitted against ordeals, the likes of which man has NEVER seen. They will be pushed to the limit as their works are judged by my discerning eye and/or nose. If they fail….there will be no pity. THERE WILL BE NO MERCY! Well, no, not really….but let’s get this ball rolling! Continue Reading
Yu Yu Hakusho (Shounen) – Written by Yoshihiro Togashi, Directed by Akiyuki Arafusa (Anime) – Rating 8.5/10
Reviewer: Dr. §trangelove
Synopsis: Yu Yu Hakusho is the epic tale of loudmouth teenage delinquent, Yusuke Urameshi, who in a move of pure badassery…gets hit by a car. That’s right, the main character dies in the very first episode while uncharacteristically saving a child from becoming roadkill. Does that stop him? Nope. Continue Reading
Black God (Seinen) – Written by Dall-Young Lim, Illustrated by Sung-Woo Park and directed by Tsuneo Kobayashi (Anime) – Rating 8/10
Reviewers: Dr.§trangelove & ChaosxOrder (guest)
Synopsis: Black God or Kuro Kami: Black God is a Japanese-Korean manga primarily focused on the story of a Mototsumitama, or terra guardian, named Kuro. The Mototsumitamas are charged with guarding the world’s balance and possess superhuman strength, speed and unique special abilities and fighting styles… Continue Reading
TTGL (Shounen) – Written by Kazuki Nakashima, Illustrated by Kotaro Mori and Directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi (Anime) – Rating 9.5/10
Reviewer: Dr. §trangelove
Synopsis: The manga for TTGL, based off the critically acclaimed anime of the same name, follows the touching story of two young men as they escape their native village together, develop everlasting bonds of brotherhood, pilot ever larger robots, fight hordes of other giant robots, break every law of physics known to man and basically turn everything in the universe on its ass at a whim… Continue Reading
Gokusen (Comedy) by Kozueko Morimoto. Rating – 8/10
Synopsis: Gokusen is a fanciful tale of a girl following her somewhat clichéd childhood dream despite all obstacles. The girl, Kumiko Yamaguchi, has long been determined to be an inspirational and uplifting high school teacher, carefully guiding her students into maturity with a firm-yet-gentle hand and an empathic shoulder to cry upon, as that is her vision of an ideal teacher… Continue Reading