November 30, 2010 at 6:21 pm Comments (38)
「将（ジェネラル）の帰還」 (Shou (Jeneraru) no Kikan)
“The General’s Return”
First off, congrats to Kanetsugu for winning the first Hyakka Ryouran Samurai Girls popularity poll and getting an official wallpaper to commemorate the occasion. It looks like I’m not the only one that’s grown really fond of our idiotic samurai, who managed to edge out the top spot from the very adorable Jubei.
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November 30, 2010 at 12:53 am Comments (48)
「全自動楽団」 (Senjidou Gakudan)
I think I’ve created the perfect formula for having a great slice of life. It needs to have a character who everyone LOVES, some sort of concert involving instruments being played, and some kind of pantsu shot (being tasteful wins bonus points). Sounds like Sore Machi to me!
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November 29, 2010 at 9:00 pm Comments (61)
「ハルカナオモイ」 (Haruka na Omoi)
Sparks fly in the conclusion of this arc to settle things once and for all between Nao and Sora. Haru is nowhere to be seen either, as the bus stop goes up in flames when the two girls meet. It was a life and death struggle…
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November 29, 2010 at 2:31 am Comments (29)
「MFCの華麗なる陰謀」 (MFC no Karei naru Inbō)
“MFC’s Elegant Conspiracy”
And it finally arrives! Mio’s first true love development episode has come, and did I ever love the fuck out of it.
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November 29, 2010 at 12:47 am Comments (84)
“Grand Champion Star Festival”
And we finally arrive at Daihaseisai, the great festival where espers from all over congregate to test their skills against one another.
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November 28, 2010 at 11:35 pm Comments (57)
After witnessing Mao Industries on the moon get taken over by the Inspectors, the focus shifts to Tesla Reich Institute where they’re in the process of doing the same. There, the forces led by Vigaji are interested in taking over the research facility and stealing the latest Earth Federation prototypes, forcing the pilots of the Project TD team to escape with them. Coming in to lend a hand is none other than Trombe.
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November 28, 2010 at 9:28 pm Comments (20)
「つながる想い～光～」 (Tsunagaru Omoi ~ Hikari ~)
“Connected Feelings ~ Light ~”
Not only did the ending to this arc catch me completely off guard, but it managed to creep me out as well. Even though the climax wasn’t as great as I hoped it would be, it managed to stealthily pile on the emotions.
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November 28, 2010 at 4:48 am Comments (27)
「天使が水着に着替えたら」 (Tenshi ga Mizugi ni Kigaetara)
“If the Angels Wore Swimsuits”
Okay so it’s no question the demon sisters aren’t going to be leaving the plot for at least the rest of this season, but no complaints there. After all, if it weren’t for them, we wouldn’t be getting a volleyball match of celestial proportions. I suppose you can consider this your typical swimsuit episode, but in terms of PSG, that’s kind of weird isn’t it?
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November 28, 2010 at 4:08 am Comments (61)
「そんなミズノの初恋」 (Sonna Mizuno no Hatsukoi)
“Mizuno’s First Love”
Suffice to say, this episode pleased me on many levels, both in terms of story and my own personal gloating rights.
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November 28, 2010 at 2:55 am Comments (33)
「後悔と納得」 (Kokkai to Nattoku)
“Regret and Understanding”
I doubt I’ve ever met anyone who has had the privilege to have two girls fighting over him. DAMN YOU TAKAGI.
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November 27, 2010 at 3:31 am Comments (31)
「ナイト・オブ・ザ・リビング・アマーズ」 (Naito obu za Ribingu Amāzu)
“Night of the Living Amars”
The story continues strong this week, with an undeniable yet confusing love in the air, and reverse fake rape somehow linking towards a past trauma. Yet somehow, it all remains fairly lighthearted, but the dire consequences inevitably remain for our underdog Shuu.
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November 26, 2010 at 3:21 pm Comments (102)
「絢辻詞編 第一章 ハッケン」 (Ayatsuji Tsukasa-hen Dai Isshou – Hakken)
“Ayatsuji Tsukasa Chapter 1 – Discovery”
The start of arguably one of the most anticipated arcs, a full-length shot of Haruka winning the Miss Santa contest, the sight of Tsukasa, Kaoru, and Keiko in their swimsuits, and more “nishishishi” from Miya than you can shake a stick at. This episode had just about everything to make Tsukasa’s story seem like an ideal one, provided that you like two-faced class presidents who are nothing like they appear.
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