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Ao no Exorcist – OVA

「クロの家出」 (Kuro no Iede)
“Kuro Runs Away From Home”

If you’re tempted to skip over this OVA as a superfluous extra – don’t. It might not be essential to the overall plot, but it’s highly rewarding just the same.

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November 4, 2011 at 9:26 pm Comments (24)

THE IDOLM@STER – 18

「たくさんの、いっぱい」 (Takusan no, Ippai)
“Lots of, Lots”

Ritsuko fans will likely be both pleased and disappointed with this episode, as we got to see her stand in for a mumps-ridden Azusa with some of the shoddiest artwork to date. The quality has always fluctuated with some shortcuts taken when possible, but wow, this week was a doozy since it looked like the animators finished the episode in their sleep.

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November 4, 2011 at 7:20 pm Comments (30)

Persona 4 the ANIMATION – 05

「Would you love me?」

While waiting for Yukiko to recuperate before the team resumes the investigation, Yuu is finally able to enjoy high school life and make more friends with issues social links.

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November 4, 2011 at 3:39 am Comments (67)

Mawaru Penguindrum – 17

「許されざる者」 (Yurusarezaru Mono)
“Unforgiven Ones”

At first glance, this was the most straightforward and unambiguous episode in recent weeks. However, a closer look at some of the implications reveals that we’re really no closer to understanding what’s going on than we started.

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November 4, 2011 at 12:55 am Comments (86)