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My Little Sister Is Among Them!
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Kasuga gets caught by his classmate Nakamura in stealing Saeki's gym
clothes, she blackmails him into entering a 'contract' with her.
Afraid of Nakamura of telling the truth to the rest of the class,
Kasuga agrees. Unfortunately, Nakamura is the black sheep of the
class and orders Kasuga to do follow dark desires and more acts of
perversion. Kasuga and Nakamura's 'relationship' quickly snowballs
and soon involves Kasuga's object of desire, Saeki. Saeki, finds out
about Kasuga and she turns out to not be as perfect as she seems and
she, Nakamura and Kasuga enter a twisted three-way relationship of
'evil' in Flowers
was a regular high school student and has a crush on the most
beautiful girl in the class, Saeki ...until one day he steals her
used gym clothes. Unfortunately for him, he was caught by Nakamura,
Nakamura is totally convinced people is full of s#$% and all men are
dogs in heat, and she is determined to prove that by blackmailing
Kasuga into becoming her slave. She pulls Kasuga into the world of
perversion and encourages Kasuga continue with more dark acts of
desires. Kasuga ends up dating Saeki, but Nakamura forces Kasuga to
do more acts of sexual perversion while dating her.
eventually finds out about the truth about Kasuga, but instead of
rejecting him she acknowledges him and becomes jealous of his
relationship with Nakamura. Kasuga at first feels guilty for
stealing Saeki's clothes, his relationship with Nakamura develops
into a twisted symbiosis, sympathy and trying to understand why
Nakamura is making him do these things.
is a dark anime and definitely not for kids, the characters are
traumatized and people are damaged goods and they believe human
nature is inherently evil. The anime was made after the live action
movie version and they used rotoscoping to make the animation. The
anime style looks totally different from the manga style and the plot
ended at halfway through the manga version. The series is a
reflection of the dark desires in Japanese culture and how it happens
more often in real life than people think. Extras includes trailers,
while episodes include:
1: Kasuga has a crush on the most beautiful girl in class Saeki and
is into dark French literature. One day he finds a chance to steal
Saeki's used gym clothes.
2: Kasuga steals Saeki's clothes. Nakamura tells Kasuga she saw him
and blackmails him. She creates the situation of Kasuga bumping into
Saeki's breast and orders him to write about it.
3: Kasuga resist Nakamura's order and then Nakamura forces Kasuga to
wear Saeki's stolen clothes. Nakamura is accused of a theft, but
Kasuga steps up as her alibi and defends her.
4: Saeki admires Kasuga for standing up and protecting Nakamura.
Kasuga works up the courage to ask her out. Nakamura orders Kasuga
to wear her clothes underneath while on their date.
5: Kasuga enjoys a normal date with Saeki until Nakamura pours water
over Kasuga making his clothes transparent and for Saeki seeing he's
wearing her clothes underneath. Kasuga runs away before Saeki sees.
6: Kasuga and Saeki are an official couple. Nakamura gets close to
Saeki and then tempts Kasuga by telling him that Saeki is a nympho
and wants to have sex with him.
7: Saeki beings wondering what Kasuga's relationship with Nakamura
is. Nakamura and Kasuga talks and later that night vandalize their
8: Kasuga and the rest of the school face the aftermath of his
actions. Saeki learns that Kasuga is involved up to his neck.
9: Saeki refuses to accept Kasuga is bad and confronts him. Kasuga's
mom finds out his involvement with the incident at the school.
10: Kasuga and Nakamura goes up to the mountains, Saeki follows them
and then Nakamura forces him to undress and Kasuga is forced to
choose between the two. Kasuga is unable to decide and they are
brought home by the police.
11: After a month, it seems things have cooled down. Kasuga and
Saeki have broken up. Kasuga dreams of Nakamura.
12: Kasuga writes a letter to Nakamura, but she refuses it. Kasuga
goes to Nakamura house and meet her father who tells him he is her
13: Kasuga discover Nakamura's diary and her obsession him. She
feels better when she makes him feel worse. Nakamura returns and
discovers Kasuga with her diary and she then runs away. Kasuga
chases down Nakamura and tells her this time she will make a contract
girls of Oarai Company continue to fight in their out dated tanks in
the Caterpillar Tread Cup. Their next opponents are the BC Freedom
Academy girls and then Chi-Ha-Tan Academy. Each company uses
different types of tanks and each battle is on different terrains in
und Panzer: das Finale: Part 2
Oarai Academy gals and company are a group of misfit girls with
miss-matched tanks and are the underdogs of all the tank schools. On
board their gigantic mega-city size ship, each company battles one
another for rank, prestige and glory, but no matter win or lose the
girls of Oarai Academy will never give up and will go into battle
marching and singing while firing their cannons. In their battle
with BC Freedom Academy, they fight in a giant maze hedge garden.
While fighting Chi-Ha-Tan Academy they fight in a jungle and must
find a way to stop their guerrilla tactics.
is a fun little series about cute little loli's driving tanks and
having mock battle with live ammunition. As the battles get more
serious, they show it's not always the tanks with the biggest cannons
that win and in tank battles there are complex tank tactics. Extras
include clean opening and closing animations, Taiyaki War OVA,
Japanese promo and trailers.
Life wouldn't exist without it and yet it seems like the biggest
taboo and things people talk about. Like life and love and war,
anything can happen and love sometimes finds itself in the oddest of
places. Three short stories tell the sweet tales of several couples.
First, two lesbians meet at a former girlfriend's wedding. Second,
a teacher wonders about his own sexuality when a student confesses to
him on his graduation day. Lastly, 2 childhood friends learn about
love and sex from an older cousin that was in an adult video in
a wedding, two girls meet and the rant about their former girlfriend
they both dated and was both dumped afterwards, and while bitter
about their past, they are still grateful because of their past they
have now found each other. A young male teacher has one of his male
students confess his attraction to him on his graduation day gets the
teacher into thinking maybe he is gay if he hasn't gotten married
yet. Finally, two childhood sweet hearts get thrown into the adult
world when the girl meets the boy's older cousin who was in an adult
sex video, she suspects the boy is in love with his older female
cousin and she became curious in having sex and doing adult things
with the boy.
was a very cute anime about people coming out, finding love and
exploring their sexuality. There is actually very little sex in the
three stories but nothing too adult. It comes off more like a
coming-of-age stories and still has a refreshing and innocence about
them. It does not treat sex as a bad thing, but just a natural thing
that happens. Extras includes trailers.
to Hyakkaou Private Academy for the children of the elite, powerful
and rich, where everything controlled and decided by gambling. The
Student Council reigns as the top of the school's hierarchy being the
best gamblers and controls all the students and gambling in the
school. Students can bet their entire fortunes to increase their
wealth, status, their future, even their lives. However, if you are
not winning, you are losing and if you lose and fall into debt you
become 'House Pets' and are no better than a slave and treated like a
plaything in Kakegurui:
Compulsive Gambler, Season One
Yumeko is a compulsive gambler and at arriving at Hyakkaou Private
Academy immediately begins gambling. She loves gambling and the more
she risks and gamble the more she gets orgasmic pleasure from it, her
eyes glow red when she becomes serious. At first, others thought she
was an easy target, but turns out Yumeko is fearless when it comes to
gambling and a very high-level player. She is able to figure out and
see how others are stacking the deck and cheating to win and then she
turns the tables on them. Yumeko becomes on purpose a 'House Pet'
because a House Pet has one perk, the right to challenge the Student
Council to an official gambling match. She frees others who have
become House Pets while turning those who controlled them into pets
themselves. The Student Council sees Yumeko as a danger and threat
that could destroy their entire system.
series is definitely for a more mature audience, it's subject and
topics border on adult topics and mature themes, including sadistic
and sexualization of characters, prostitution, torture and even
slavery. The main protagonist is what people would call an
anti-hero, she does the right thing, but should not be a role model
for others. Extras include Maid Cafe Shorts, clean opening and
closing animations and trailers.
Woman Named Yumeko Jabami:
Yumeko arrives at Hyakkaou Academy and she challenges the best in the
class, Mary. At first, she loses, but in the final hand she reveals
how Mary is cheating and turns the tables on her and wins.
Mary becomes a House Pet after losing to Yumeko and Yumeko's
reputation begins to spread. She is challenged next by Sumeragi, a
rich heiress of a toy company. Yumeko loses the first round again,
but then comes back in the second round after figuring out Sumeragi
has marked the cards.
Yumeko challenges Nishinotoin, a student council member next but then
reveals she is cheating by using magnets with the game pieces, but
then, the student council appears just before Yumeko is about to win
and suddenly turns the table. Yumeko, while she can't prove, reveals
that the room they played in is a trick room and no matter what, the
student council is cheating. Yumeko becomes a 'House Pet'.
Woman Who Became a House Pet:
The Student Council creates a gambling contest in which students can
exchange debt with others. Yumeko teams up with Mary to gamble
against a sadistic male student named Jun who loves to sexually
harass female house pets.
Woman Who Became Human:
Yumeko reveals Jun is forcing his house pet Nanami to help him cheat
and encourages Nanami to betray him to see Jun lose. Nanami betrays
Jun and Jun ends up losing and getting Yumeko's 310 Million debt and
he becomes a house pet himself, Yumeko takes Mary's 50 million debt
and Mary becomes free from being a House Pet.
Despite having enough money to clear off her debt, Yumeko remains a
house pet making others realize she doing it so she can challenge the
student council to an official school match. Yumeko is then
challenged by Midari, the student council beautification member to a
game of cards mixed with Russian roulette.
Yumeko reveals that playing with Midari is no fun because of how
easily she figured out which is the loaded gun and which cards are
the winning hand. Yumeko then further reveals Midari doesn't care
about winning or losing, she simply gets orgasmic when
betting/risking her own life and that Yumeko life was never in
Yumeko is challenged next by Yumemi, the student council idol and she
offers to clear Yumeko's debt in a gambling match. However, if
Yumeko loses, she must join Yumemi as an idol unit. Yumeko agrees to
play, but instead she has a recording of Yumemi of how she actually
hates being an idol and she is disgusting with her fans.
Yumeko and Yumemi compete in an idol match and in the end Yumeko
wins. Then, Yumeko reveals everything was set up by the student
council treasurer Kaede, if Yumemi won, they would of taken care of
the Yumeko problem, if Yumeko won, Kaede would have had one less
rival for the Student Council President. Yumeko then challenges Kaede
to an official match.
Yumeko and Kaede plays a no-limit poker match in which they can pick
strong or weak hand wins and she simply reveals whoever has the last
hand gets to pick and has the advantage.
Woman Who Bets Her Life:
Yumeko teams up with Sumeragi to borrow more money to add to the pot.
Yumeko, Sumeragi and Kaede all end up betting their family fortunes
and their futures. Yumeko wins when she reveals she figured out
Kaede's betting behaviors. Kaede loses his student council seat and
then Student Council President Kirari challenges Yumeko to a match.
Yumeko and Kirari gamble in a game of cards with Tarot Cards in which
loser has to leave the school, but then it is revealed how the
Student Council has marked the Joker/Wild card. Yumeko had a chance
to win, but then she says it's no fun to play with marked cards.
Instead, she asks Ryota to pick a random card and the match ends in a
tie and both of them gets to stay. Kirari decides to dissolve and
rebuild the student council system, while Yumeko continues be the
school's dark horse compulsive gambler.
is the heir to the worldwide conglomerate Mikadono group and after
his father died, in order to claim the inheritance his late father
given him the condition to find a girl to marry at Miryuin Private
Academy. However, a mysterious phone call then comes to Shogo, that
he has a mysterious long-lost sister and she is also attending the
same school as him, and she wants to marry him too. Now, Shogo has
to find the girl of his dreams, but he also has to figure out which
one is his sister, but since she won't tell him who she is, is the
girl he is falling for actually his sister?
My Little Sister Is Among Them!
(2012 - 2013,)
Shogo is also considered the catch for all the girls at Miryuin
Private Academy, a school for rich heiresses. He gets a mysterious
visit at his father's funeral and later a phone call with a girl
claiming to be an illegitimacy child of his late father, that she has
fallen for him and she vows to become the 'one' without revealing she
is. Without saying, Shogo realizes if the world found out it would
be a scandal and tarnish the company name. As Shogo seeks to find
his partner for life, he becomes worried that he will commit a taboo
if he doesn't discover who is his sister first.
was a romantic comedy with girls falling head over heels for the
protagonist while he tries to figure out which one is his real
sister. As he gets closer to the girls in the series, the girls
learn of his 'little' sister issue and tries to use that to their
advantage and become his 'little' sister, but then who is the REAL
sister? Extras include clean opening and closing animations and
trailers, while episodes include:
Voice of My Unfamiliar Little Sister:
Shogo meets Konoe and Miyabi and wonder if he has met them before in
the past and could one of them be his little sister?
Sister and the Moonlit Dance:
Shogo meets Mei who runs a little sister cafe, she seems to know the
truth about his past. Another rival appears for Shogo the vice
Konoe and Miyabi tries and 'help' Shogo to be interested in girls,
they flirt with him as his 'little sisters' during the day and at
night the undress and sleep with him, since they are 'little sisters'
it is Ok.
Sister's Hero is Her Big Brother:
Shogo tries to figure out who is his little sister with a prototype
voice changer on their phones. Both Konoe and Miyabi reveal they
have met Shogo in the past and they both confess they are in love
with him and decide to openly fight for Shogo to see who is the
Little Sister Won't Let Me Sleep:
Shogo becomes sleep deprived and sleeps at school in Mei's secret
room at school. There he learns about Mei's cafe, the Lyrical
Sisters Cafe and he learns more about the prototype phone his sister
Maid Sister Have Cat Ears:
Shogo helps save Mei's failing cafe and returns it to profitability
and she now wants to marry him too, then he learns Mei is connected
to his past and the creation of the voice changing phone and she
knows who his real sister is.
Little Sister is Disciplined and Beautiful:
Shogo tries to get a DNA test of Konoe and Miyabe to rule out if they
are sisters, then someone threatens over the PA if he is to look
anymore into who is his sister they will reveal his secret, that his
sister identity is to remain a secret.
Shogo goes on a date with Rinka and Mana and she reveals she is the
one who threaten to reveal secrets, but not of Shogo, but of her
father who wanted to use the secret of his little sister to blackmail
Shogo's family company.
Attack! Little Sister Warning!:
A mysterious girl named Yuzurina moves next door to Shogo and openly
claims to be his little sister. However, Shogo has been suspecting,
now that people know he has an illegitimate sister, they will try to
use that to their advantage?
Shogo invites all five girls to a company party to prove he can
handle the company as well as figure out who his sister is. However,
he then overhears that a rival company has hired someone to cause a
scandal to disgrace the company.
Yuzurina reveals she is the one who was at Shogo's father's funeral,
then, Shogo tracks down the locations of all the girls during his
father's funeral and realize Yuzurina is not his real sister, that
she was a hired actress and she was the one who was hired to cause a
Sister Was Always Beside Me:
Shogo reveals that Miyabi is his real sister that she remained a
secret to prevent a scandal, but he isn't going to leave her but
instead protect her. That their relationship doesn't mean she has to
leave, but they are closer because they are real brother and sister.
However, that doesn't stop the girls from still fighting over Shogo
on who gets to marry him.
Sister, Lover (OVA):
Now that Miyabi is revealed to be Shogo's real sister, the girls go
on a group date to compete who will be Shogo's future wife. In the
end they all still want Shogo and all of them chase after Shogo while
wearing wedding dresses!
worst comes to past as Salem awakens and it is all out war in Atlas,
but things get worst when the General Ironwood has pulled back the
military and left people of Mantle to fend for themselves. Now, both
the Grimm and the military are fighting to get control of the ancient
relics of unlimited power to decide who is winner. Meanwhile, Team
RWBY must now find a way to save not only the citizens from Salem,
but also from a mad military director in RWBY:
(2020 - 2021.)
RWBY and their friends are a group of hunters and huntresses who hunt
and fight the Grimm, monsters that appear out of nowhere and attack
the Kingdom of Remnant. The truth is finally revealed that Grimm are
not just mindless monsters, but controlled by Salem who wants the
power of the relics to free herself from her immortal curse. Salem
is cursed to be immortal, to die and be reborn again and again to
suffer. She believes only the power of the relics will finally free
her, but the mad General Ironwood is power hungry and wants the
relics for only himself, he only cares that he remains in power in
his floating military city of Atlas.
the Grimm and the military secretly helped with the destruction of
the Academy of the Hunters and Huntresses, the only real force
fighting against the Grimm and the military was over confident that
their technology could stop the Grimm. Team RWBY and the remaining
hunters and huntresses are made of students from all around the world
and they must all learn to set aside their differences, races,
countries and homeland if any of them are to survive.
has control of one of the Maiden's powers the Military wants the
control of remain Maiden's power, because only with the Maiden's
power can they access the ancient relics. Team RWBY, hunters and
huntresses make the decision to help evacuate and save the citizens
but then they are forced to make the ultimate sacrifice to buy time
for the people to escape.
was an action-packed series fill with action, adventure and fantasy.
The series is like a mix of CGI, video games and anime references
mixed in. The series' art and animation has improved since the
beginning, but most likely they got a bigger budget with its growing
fan base. Extras include CRWBY photos, RTX Panel, Talk CRWBY to Me,
Script 2 Screen, Grimm Campaign and an audio commentary.
getting dumped by his girlfriend, Kazuya discovers
'rent-a-girlfriend', a service where girls pretend to be their
girlfriend for a day for money. He meets Chizuru and she is the
vision of the perfect girlfriend, unfortunately things get
complicated when Kazuya and Chizuru are both seen together by their
grandmothers and they think they are a real couple. Things get even
more complicated when Kazuya discover is also his next-door neighbor,
but also his classmate and now their friends also think they are
dating. But can they keep up all the lies, or does Kazuya have a
chance and Chizuru become his real girlfriend?
Kazuya is your typical wishy-washy boy with no clue on how to treat a
girl. He is down in the dumps when he meets Chizuru, a girl who
works as a rent-a-girlfriend. Things get complicated when their
personal lives start crossing into each other. Chizuru is beautiful,
kind and the picture-perfect girlfriend, but that is her job, and she
helps Kazuya get over his ex-girlfriend, but his ex-girlfriend Mami
become suspicious of Chizuru and doesn't like Kazuya getting over her
and then she pretends to wants him back.
Kazuya and Chizuru relationship becomes more complex, so does their
lies to keep up their appearances. Eventually, Kazuya develops
feelings for Chizuru, but does she feel the same? Chizuru remains
professional about her job, she wants Kazuya to find real love, but
can she really not feel jealous when she starts seeing Kazuya with
is your typical romantic comedy in anime about boy meets girl and how
they keep getting into situations that get misunderstood. Things get
more complicated until finally the two protagonists realize they have
crossed the boundaries of more than just friendship and they have
become more than friends. Extras include clean opening and closing
animations and trailers.
After getting dumped, Kazuya meets Chizuru through rent-a-girlfriend,
but then their grandmothers catch them together and think they are
dating for real.
Chizuru agrees to be Kazuya's rent-a-girlfriend once a week for the
sake of their grandmothers, then they are caught together by Kazuya's
classmates and ex-girlfriend.
Kazuya and his friends go to the beach and they run into Chizuru.
Mami, Kazuya ex-girlfriend becomes jealous of Chizuru being more
popular than her and wants to break up Kazuya and Chizuru by
pretending she likes Kazuya again.
Kazuya is torn between Chizuru and Mami, and totally clueless of the
truth. At first, Chizuru and Kazuya plan to break off and end their
relationship, but when Chizuru get sick and falls overboard, Kazuya
rescues her, making others think they are real boyfriend and
Springs and Girlfriend:
Kazuya and Chizuru's grandmothers play match maker for them and fix
them together for one night together at a hot springs resort. Both
Kazuya and Chizuru don't want to tell their grandmothers the truth
and hurt them, but they are unable to find the right moment to tell
them the truth so they continue their 'relationship'.
Kazuya and Chizuru run into Kazuya's classmate and his new girlfriend
Ruka. Ruka sees through Kazuya and Chizuru's relationship because
she is also a rent-a-girlfriend and she confronts them.
Girlfriend and Girlfriend:
Ruka has a low heart rate condition and she discover Kazuya is the
first person who gives her an elevated response. She confesses to
Kazuya and Chizuru that she likes Kazuya and want to become his real
girlfriend, which leaves Kazuya conflicted and Chizuru puzzled.
It's Christmas and Kazuya catches Chizuru out with someone else and
gets extremely jealous, but then discovers Chizuru dream is to become
an actress and she was with a co-actor.
Ruka returns and shows up at a family get together with Kazuya's
family along with Chizuru and claims that she is Kazuya's girlfriend,
shocking everyone. Kazuya and Chizuru manage to convince Kazuya's
family Ruka is lying. But Ruka points out she is the solution to
Kazuya and Chizuru's problem if she becomes the girlfriend.
In order to help his friend, Kazuya asks Chizuru tell the truth to
his friends and be their rent-a-girlfriend for a day to help cheer
him up. After discovering the truth, they ask Chizuru is it possible
for rent-a-girlfriends to fall in love for real with a client, but
Chizuru's answer is vague. Chizuru then asks Kazuya to help another
rent-a-girlfriend with getting over a shyness problem.
Kazuya helps Sumi get over being shy with being a rent-a-girlfriend,
but then Mami his ex-girlfriend discovers Kazuya has been using
Mami confronts Chizuru about her being a rent-a-girlfriend and both
of them question each other if they are serious about Kazuya. Kazuya
secretly overhears them and hears Chizuru confess that she is
Kazuya's girlfriend. Later, Kazuya meets Chizuru and confess he
still wants to be with her ...with her as his rent-a-girlfriend.
for playback performance. All seven releases are here in 1080p 1.78
X 1 digital High Definition image transfers and Flowers
is a reissue of a title issued years ago and it looks and sounds like
the same transfer, which disappointed me. Otherwise, these all look
as good as they ever will in this format and some should get 4K
editions at some point.
for sound, most of the Sentais offer Japanese DTS-HD
MA (Master Audio) 2.0 Stereo lossless mixes, with Kakegurui,
offering lesser English dubs in DTS-MA Stereo, Happy
offering DTS-HD MA (Master Audio) 5.1 Japanese lossless mixes, Panzer
adding a lesser English DTS-MA 5.1 lossless mix, though the Japanese
is much better. RWBY
offering its DTS-HD MA (Master Audio) 5.1 lossless mix only in
is the poorest sonically, with Panzer
a little underwhelming. Otherwise, the Japanese soundtracks and RWBY
play very well.