X-Men Anime: "The Return" Review


I wasn't too excited when I first heard about this new X-Men anime series. After all, we've already had enough X-Men cartoons and movies to cause X-saturation. My initial impression is that this series will be more of the same, but it is certainly worth waiting to see what it turns into. 

This pilot episode starts in classic "in media res" mode. X-Men fans will immediately recognize the pyrotechnic destruction of the Phoenix. I won't spoil the scene for you, so you'll just have to trust me when I say that this is a great start that brings to mind some of the best moments of the Phoenix Saga in the X-Men comics. Although this scene takes place one year before the events of this series, I hope it's a good sign of things to come.  Read More...



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