Albums of the Week #9

To make up for missing last week, I’m including six (seven?) albums today, and they’re all substantially different. Woohoo!

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Review – Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica The Movie: Rebellion Limited Edition BD Box Set

Note: If you’re looking for my review of the movie itself, go here.

Last year, December 7th. Armed with a bottle of Dr. Pepper and a small container of daifuku mochi, I set out on a journey to a nearby city. The purpose of this journey? To see an anime film in a theater. An anime that would turn out to be one of my favorites of all time.

Following that fateful day, I pre-ordered the most important purchase of the decade (so far) – something that altered the balance of the universe.

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Review – Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica The Movie: Beginnings and Eternal Limited Edition BD Box Set

Last summer, on a ridiculously hot day in Japan, I was walking around Akihabara while seeking out the closest vending machine that could provide me with an ice cold bottle of Dr Pepper. Upon quenching my thirst, I was finally able to relax and revel in the success of my primary mission. My reason for being in Akihabara that day was a noble goal – to obtain an item I had long awaited.

On that fateful day, I made the most important purchase of the decade (so far) – something that could alter the balance of the universe.

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Top 10 OSTs

**This post has basically been replaced (go here), but I don’t plan to delete this outdated one. You should just ignore it.**

I have yet to do many posts concerning music, so I figured I’d overlap it with topics a bit more close to home – anime and video games. So here’s a little selection of tracks from some of my favorite OSTs. Enjoy!

Nothing on this list is exactly obscure, but oh well. And since I couldn’t quite decide on a proper order, they’re just listed alphabetically.

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Top 5 Albums of 2013

Looking back on it, 2013 had some orgasmic music releases, and it actually took me a while to ultimately narrow down this list – the only one that I was positive about with its placement was #1.

# 5. Alter Bridge – Fortress
# 4. Kajiura Yuki – Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica The Movie
# 3. Queens of the Stone Age – …Like Clockwork
# 2. Steven Wilson – The Raven That Refused to Sing (And Other Stories)
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