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Chouyaku Hyakunin Isshu: Uta Koi – 02

「貞明と綏子 陽成院」 (Sadaakira to Yasuko Youzei In)
“Sadaakira and Yasuko – Former Emperor Youzei”

The loose continuity Uta Koi features in its second episode is rather nice, giving it an unexpectedly cohesive feel and an added depth . More than that though, the use of poetry is thoroughly explored as a means to express one’s true desires and feelings.

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July 9, 2012 at 10:18 pm Comments (11)

Rinne no Lagrange 2 – 01

「おかえり、鴨川!」 (Okaeri, Kamogawa!)
“Welcome Home, Kamogawa!”

Back with the second half of the tale, Rinne no Lagrange begins by evoking emotions that paint a dire picture of a galaxy at war. Not all is right in Madoka’s world, and it’s up to her to set things right…if only she could get Vox Aura to fly.

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July 9, 2012 at 6:23 pm Comments (60)

Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse – 02

「帝都燃ゆ (後編)」 (Teito Moyu (Kouhen))
“Burning Capital, Part 2″

Laugh at the silly acronym all you want, but these BETA aren’t to be trifled with.

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July 9, 2012 at 2:11 pm Comments (155)

Oda Nobuna no Yabou – 01

「信奈とサル」 (Nobuna to Saru)
“Nobuna and the Monkey”

It’s another anime about the Sengoku period, but should you be so quick to dismiss it?

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July 9, 2012 at 7:20 am Comments (41)