Death Note (2007)

The Greatest Animé Of All-Time, D.N.: chef d’oeuvre like nothing else in TV history from complex divine/mankind justice & religion themes to nightmare chiaroscuro, nihilistic prolix vs. God, hyperimaginative supernature, noirisms, wild twists. 10/10.

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Pokémon: The Movie 2000

Better-animated with epic mythological scale & apocalyptica thrills expanding the canon and bridging gaps between generations alongside a provocative villain, PTM2 is more corporatized w. setting, plot, score issues, but ~okay sequel for fans. 7.5/10.

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Pokémon: Jirachi – Wish Maker (2004)

Though w. a fine vilain & refreshingly character-driven events, JWM: lazy, A/V-bad, lethargically-paced, bizarrely plebeian/realistic movie for a mythical of the biggest fantasy possibility of wishes – focusing one of worst anipoké characters: Max. 4/10.

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