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Chihayafuru – 10

「ゆくもかへるもわかれては」 (Yuku mo Kaeru mo Wakarete wa)
“Exchange Hellos and Goodbyes”

I’m convinced at this point that grouchy old Miyauchi-sensei knew exactly what she was doing when she forced the Karuta Club to name Taichi as President. And right now, she looks like a friggin’ genius for doing it.

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December 6, 2011 at 10:03 pm Comments (41)

IS Infinite Stratos – OVA

「恋に焦がれる六重奏」 (Koi ni Kogareru Rokujuusou)
“Sextet Yearning for Love”

If the finale back in spring didn’t seem conclusive enough on who won the harem war over Ichika’s heart, then this OVA should definitely clear up any confusion.

Update: Added live performances from the IS One-Off Festival. HD caps uploaded too. Force a browser refresh (Ctrl+F5) to see them.

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December 6, 2011 at 6:28 am Comments (130)

Shinryaku!? Ika Musume – 09

「おままごとしなイカ!?/予定じゃなイカ!?/遊園地に行かなイカ!?」 (Omamagoto Shinai ka!? / Youtei Janai ka!? / Yuuenchi ni Ikanai ka!?)
“Won’t You Play House!? / Isn’t That The Plan!? / Won’t You Go to the Amusement Park!?”

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December 6, 2011 at 4:25 am Comments (25)

Shakugan no Shana III (Final) – 09

「星黎殿へ」 (Seireiden E)
“To Seireiden”

Things just keep getting better and better in this third and final season of Shakugan no Shana. Building on the momentum that last week’s episode created, there was a good balance between story-telling and straight up action.

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December 6, 2011 at 3:07 am Comments (38)