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Oda Nobuna no Yabou – 04

「風雲!桶狭間!」 (Okehazama!)
“Winds of Change! Okehazama!”

The first victory is won, but not unscathed.

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Campione! – 03, 04

「遠方より敵来たる / まつろわぬアテナ」 (Enpo Yori Teki Kitaru / Matsurowanu Atena)
“From Afar, An Enemy Comes / Rogue Athena”

Deep kissing magic and talking your opponents to death, eh? This show sure is going places.

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July 31, 2012 at 7:43 am Comments (38)

Minor Podcast 01 feat. BakaMochi and Stereoman

Minor Retrospective Podcast

In addition to our usual podcasts, we’re introducing a new shorter format featuring a smaller cast and more specific topics in order to discuss more than a season’s shows. And to kick things off, our guests this episode are two wonderful writers who haven’t had their time to shine in previous podcasts: BakaMochi and Stereoman.

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Chouyaku Hyakunin Isshu: Uta Koi – 05

「東下り 小野小町」 (Azumakudari Ono no Komachi)
“Eastward – Ono no Komachi”

Regrets – there is not one person in the world who does not have them.

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Moyashimon Returns – 03, 04

「チーム及川/変化の秋」 (Chiimu Oikawa/Henka no Aki)
“Team Oikawa/A Fall of Changes”

Oikawa’s arc has finally wrapped up in time for Hasegawa to get the limelight! How did this transition go?

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Kokoro Connect – 04

「二つの想い」 (Futatsu no Omoi)
“Twin Feelings”

And the only thing that was on my mind at the end was, “Damn… this guy is a total player…” Taichi clearly can’t be that ignorant to believe that none of these girls have a crush on him right?

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CODE GEASS: Nunnally in Wonderland

「ナナリー in ワンダーランド」 (Nanarī in Wandārando)
“Nunnally in Wonderland”

How you end up reacting to this comedic, light-hearted, frequently downright silly, spinoff OVA based on the Code Geass series depends pretty much entirely on what you’re looking for in it.

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Accel World – 16

「Imagination; 面影」 (Omokage)

Willpower and determination can make all the difference in the world sometimes and in this case, it helped Haruyuki alter his abilities in Accel World.

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Dakara Boku wa, H ga Dekinai. – 03, 04

「危険なアイドル/胸囲の格差社会」 (Kiken na Aidoru/Kyōi no Kakusa Shaka)
“Dangerous Idol/Bust Circumference Disparate Society”

New versions of the OP and ED from last week complete with a side helping of boobs.

NSFW

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Rinne no Lagrange 2 – 04

「再会の街、鴨川」 (Saikai no Machi, Kamogawa)
“A Reunion in Kamogawa”

It’s interesting how, if you change the circumstances of a conflict just slightly, the side that looks like the bad guys can change completely. Where before it was definitely Dizelmine, now Villagulio is beginning to look like the king who will drive their planets to war.

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Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita – 05

「妖精さんたちの、おさとがえり」 (Yōsei-san-tachi no, Osatogaeri)
“The Fairies’ Homecoming”

Well now, even by Jinrui’s whacked-out standards I’m not at all sure what to make of that one.

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Kuroko no Basuke – 17

「ふざけた奴ばっかりだ」 (Fuzaketa Yatsu Bakkari da)
“You’re All Ridiculous”

Bar the doors, people – it’s witchcraft!

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Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse – 05

「正しき資質」 (Tadashi ki Shishitsu)
“The Right Stuff”

This week, we get pretty much everything: character development, views into the world of Muv-Luv, plenty of TSF action, and the inevitable confrontation between Yui and Bridges. The result? Oh, only one of the best episodes out of any show this season.

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La storia della Arcana Famiglia – 05

「Amici d’infanzia」
“Childhood Friends”

I admire Nova a lot now. It’s quite hard to make rational decisions like he did when you have to choose between justice and family.

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Uchuu Kyoudai – 18

「かぺ!けんじ!」 (Kape! Kenji!)
“Roo-ra! Kenji!”

Another week, another day of the astronaut tests and another set of problems caused by JAXA’s devious hand!

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July 29, 2012 at 8:43 am Comments (11)

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