X Machine Gun: Complete Collection (2015/Sentai Blu-ray Set)
B+ Sound: B+ Extras: C Episodes: B+
Tachibana is a tomboyish girl finds herself joining an airsoft team
when she went to avenge her friend's honor from host club. Masamune
Matsuoka mistakes Hotaru for a boy and decides he wants Hotaru on his
airsoft team, Toy GunGun. At first, Hotaru is reluctant to play with
Matsouka, but then learns she is a natural and that she has a passion
for the game, but will she be able to keep 'her' secret from the
Aoharu X Machine Gun: Complete Collection (2015), Hotaru
believes she is a champion of justice and ends up challenging her
neighbor who also happens to be a popular host in a host club,
Masamune Matsuoka. After losing the challenge, Matsuoka introduces
Hotaru to the world of airsoft guns and survival tournaments. Soon,
she learns there is more to the game than shooting guns, Matsuoka
learns Hotaru is a fiend with gun and together they learn about
friendships and teamwork.
was another 'game' themed anime, in particular playing with airsoft
guns with BB pellets. While it isn't about guns or encouraging kids
to play with guns (even if they are fake or toy guns) the series is
about the spirit of rivalry, friends, teamwork and competition. As
usual, all the characters are all either crazy or eccentrics,
including a bit of genderbending with tomboy girl who looks more like
a pretty boy.
1080p 1.78 X 1 digital High Definition image transfers on all
episodes look really good throughout with only minor limits, while
the DTS-HD MA (Master Audio) 2.0
Stereo lossless sound with Pro Logic-like surrounds are available in
Japanese and English mixes, the Japanese is superior. Extras
include clean opening and closing animations and trailer.
Get This Deathless Death Match Started - Hotaru meets Matsuoka
and gets tricked into playing an air soft game with him.
Said We Didn't Need Teammates, Didn't I? - Hotaru meets
Matsuoka's other teammate, Yukimura the Sniper (and so happens to be
an adult manga artist).
It's Gonna Be Your Best Partner - Hotaru goes shopping for her
own personal gun.
Kid Isn't Cut Out for That Tournament - The airsoft gun store
manager tests Hotaru's skills to see if 'he' is worthy of his guns.
Don't Wanna Leave This Team! - Hotaru learns of Team Toy GunGun's
past and why Matsuoka doesn't allow girls on the team any more.
Storm is Coming - Team Toy GunGun enters the survival tournament,
and right off bat they are pair with their rivals from last year.
Have to Crush That Hope Quickly - Hotaru faces off with Fujimon
the Minigun, Yukimura faces Ichi the Eagle Eye, and Matsuoka faces
Controls Your Heart Now - Midori faces off with Midori after he
sadistically defeats both Matsuoka and Yukimura.
Why I'm Cool! - Even after losing the tournament, Hotaru is
encouraged by her best friend Kanae to not give up.
Want to Fight With These People - Matsuoka kicks Hotaru off the
team (to prevent her from hating airsoft games and the taste of
defeat) and Hotaru challenges Midori to avenge their lost.
Do Something Fun - Midori give Hotaru target practice advice but
secretly he enjoys psychological torturing her.
Won't Give Up This Spot - Hotaru returns to Toy GunGun and she
challenges Matsuoka to a dual to help him over come his own
insecurities and fears.
is a Battlefield for Beasts! - Matsuoka, Hotaru and Yukimura
enter a 'cosplay' survival tournament.