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Fall 2017 Preview!

With the temperature dropping (finally), it can only mean one thing: it’s time for the fall season of anime! And when a new season starts, it can only mean one thing: it’s time for Random Curiosity’s Fall 2017 Preview! The preview that tries its best to find the gems of the season while giving you ample information to make an informed decision on what to spend your valuable time on. This season is chock full of sequels as well as your typical fare of 4-komas, romances, idol shows, and romcoms. And if you thought I was joking about sequels (or continuations, I don’t discriminate), we have Love Live! Sunshine!! Season 2, 3-gatsu no Lion 2nd Season, Osomatsu-san 2, and Himouto! Umaru-chan R just to name a few. Alongside all of those we also have an adaptation of a prequel (and sequel) to the popular “hero” show Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru, an adorable slice-of-life that combines anime-tropes with maid cafes in Blend S, a painfully accurate description of a point in time most if not all online gamers experience in Netojuu no Susume, and last but not least the return of our guilty pleasure cooking show Shokugeki no Souma: San no Sara. Overall, not too shabby of a season, even if it is a little heavy on the sequels.

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September 22, 2017 at 9:00 am Comments (85)

Kakegurui – 12 (END)

「賭ケグルイの女」 (Kakegurui no Onna)
“Gambling Woman”

Trust in the heart of the cards and all will turn out fine.

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Centaur no Nayami – 12 (END)

「ファンタジーをRPG気分で作ってみた. / 激闘! 腕相撲! 女[ヒロイン]だらけの勝負の行方は」 (Fantasy o RPG Kibun de Tsukutte Mita. / Gekitou! Udesumou! Heroine Darake no Shoubu no Yukue wa)
“We Tried Making a Fantasy Story in RPG Style. / Fierce Fights! Arm Wrestling! How Will the Battle of the Heroines End?”

Alright everybody, let’s mosey!
Might be NSFW for the Pointy Bits

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Yesterday at 10:33 am Comments (15)

Ballroom e Youkoso – 12

「出会い」 (Deai)

We may still technically be in the first cour of Ballroom e Youkoso, but the scene change unmistakably happened after last week’s episode.

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September 24, 2017 at 7:55 pm Comments (11)

Boku no Hero Academia – 37

「爆豪勝己:オリジン」 (Bakugou Katsuki: Orijin)
“Bakugou Katsuki: Origin”

What you believe in, and how deeply you believe in it, will reveal how you do when the chips are down.

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September 24, 2017 at 1:28 am Comments (58)

Boruto Naruto Next Generations – 25

「波乱の修学旅行!!」 (Haran no Shuugakuryokou!!)
“A Turbulent School Trip!!”

Featuring a bunch of elementary school kids, unwittingly headed towards a bloody mist.

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September 23, 2017 at 2:42 pm Comments (15)

Made in Abyss – 12

「呪いの正体」 (Noroi to Shoutai)
“The True Nature of the Curse”

Dungeons are predators. They feed on adventurers.

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September 23, 2017 at 9:40 am Comments (27)

Shoukoku no Altair – 11

「剣の将太子」 (Ken no Shou Taishi)
“The Prince of Swords”

Making decisions is never an easy thing.

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September 23, 2017 at 12:09 am Comments (7)

Gamers! – 11

「ゲーマーズと青春コンティニュー」 (Geemaazu to Seishun Kontinyuu)
“Gamers and Youth Continue”

I take it back. Everyone is bad at this.

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September 22, 2017 at 2:57 pm Comments (20)

Sakura Quest – 25 (END)

「桜の王国」 (Sakura no Oukoku)
“The Kingdom of Cherry Blossoms”

So the Quest all along was the Sakura we made along the way.

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September 21, 2017 at 7:38 am Comments (24)

Isekai Shokudou – 12 (END)

「とん汁/コロッケ」 (Tonjiru/Korokke)
“Pork Soup/Croquettes”

Turns out my isekai was a reverse isekai all along? What an incredible twist!

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September 21, 2017 at 7:05 am Comments (26)

Nana Maru San Batsu – All the Right Answers

Raise your hands if you love under-appreciated anime!

There’s a particular sort of frustration to watching shows like Nana Maru San Batsu.

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September 20, 2017 at 10:01 pm Comments (7)

Aho Girl – 12 (END)

「出会い… そして! アホガール」 (Deai… Soshite! Aho Girl)
“Meeting… and! Aho Girl “

Don’t be afraid to catch feels

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September 20, 2017 at 9:04 am Comments (18)

Tsurezure Children – 12 (END)

「夏が始まる」 (Natsu ga Hajimaru)
“Summer Begins”

Wow — why is my face so damn wet?

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September 19, 2017 at 8:15 pm Comments (12)

Keppeki Danshi! Aoyama-kun – More Than the Sum of its Parts

Aoyama Life!

This is certainly the summer series that lifted itself in my esteem the most between the premiere and the finale.

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September 19, 2017 at 7:29 pm Comments (2)

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