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Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita – 01

「妖精さんの、ひみつのこうじょう」 (Yousei-san no, Himitsu no Koujou)
“The Fairies’ Secret Factory”

It was smelling a little stale after the first batch of formulaic season premières, but Jinrui wa Suitai shimashita blew through the room like a breath of fresh – albeit very strange – air.

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July 1, 2012 at 9:50 pm Comments (82)

Saki: Achiga-hen episode of Side-A – 12 (END)

「約束」 (Yakusoku)

The first players’ match of the Side-A semifinals is finally over! After a lot of hand-wringing and some stunts that would put the most hot-blooded of shounen protagonists to shame, the other players finally put a stop to the champion’s rampage. Bravo, girls. And there are four more to go! Uhm, eventually.

Three OVAs have been anounced for Saki Achiga, but I have no idea when they’re going to be released, so quasi-final impressions are included here.

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La storia della Arcana Famiglia – 01

「La notte del compleanno」
“The Night of the Birthday”

The wheels of destiny and fate are about to clash gears and set a new course…towards the unknown.

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July 1, 2012 at 6:40 pm Comments (55)

Tsuritama – 12 (END)

「さよならのフィッシング」 (Sayonara no Fishingu)
“Goodbye Fishing”

Endings. It’s maddeningly difficult to craft a pleasing one, but with Tsuritama I think this might’ve been the perfect note to end it on.

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July 1, 2012 at 2:34 pm Comments (26)

Uchuu Kyoudai – 14

「壊れたメガネと足の裏」 (Kowareta Megane to Ashi no Ura)
“Broken Glasses and the Sole of the Foot”

This week our focus shifts to Fukuda, the oldest candidate participating in the exam.

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Mouretsu Pirates – 26 (END)

「そして、海賊は行く」 (Soshite, Kaizoku wa Iku)
“There Go the Pirates”

This is a series that brings a light-hearted and romantic take to the piracy and space opera genres, and one which never ceases to bring a smile to my face.

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Kuroko no Basuke – 13

「信じてました」 (Shinjitemashita)
“I Believed in Him”

It’s a fake within a fake – I see Kuroko’s been watching some Inception

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Aquarion EVOL – 26 (END)

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