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Introduction – “Denpa Revolutionary, Seishun Extraordinaire!”

Seishun - Intro

For more than a year, I’ve had the crazy idea to embark on this venture that could throw my peaceful life into disarray. Writing for Random Curiosity, to put it mildly, is no easy task and the great team of writers has certainly set a precedent that would be hard to follow. I won’t deny that such a notion has not been met with resistance, but beyond my usual claptrap, there’s nothing too obscure about the appeal of writing for one of the most popular anime blogs in existence. There’s certainly no other platform quite like Random Curiosity and the large readership that it enjoys allows me to share both my passion and viewpoint with anime fans all around the globe. Just as important as figuring out what to do will be actually making it happen, and here I am today as your newest writer in Random Curiosity.

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March 31, 2013 at 11:36 pm Comments (226)

Ore no Kanojo to Osananajimi ga Shuraba Sugiru – 13 (END)

「戦略の結末は修羅場」 (Senryaku no Ketsumatsu wa Shuraba)
“The Result Following A Scheme Is A Battlefield”

Just like that, his fate has been sealed.

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March 31, 2013 at 5:37 pm Comments (68)

AKB0048 Next Stage – 12, 13 (END)

「劇場への道」 (Gekijo e no Michi) “The Path to the Theater”

「NO NAME…」

Kawamori really knows how to make spectacular endings.

**Final Impressions added.

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March 31, 2013 at 11:06 am Comments (47)

Little Busters! – 25

「最後のひとり」 (Saigo no Hitori)
“The Last One”

It seems to me that we’ve had an unusual number of girls with eyepatches in anime lately…

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March 31, 2013 at 3:02 am Comments (26)

Kotoura-san – 11, 12 (END)

「スタンド·バイ·ミー/伝えたい言葉(ココロ」 (Sutando Bai Mii/Tsutaetai Kokoro)
“Stand By Me/The Things I Want to Tell You”

Happiness is found.

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March 31, 2013 at 12:30 am Comments (24)

Spring 2013 Schedule

Anime

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199
17:00 MBS (4/7)
Mushibugyou
18:00 TX (4/8)
Sparrow`s Hotel
20:25 AT-X (4/9)
Gakkatsu! 2nd Season
19:55 NHK (4/3)
Hataraku Maou-sama!
22:00 MX (4/4)
KARA THE ANIMATION
19:00 NOTTV (3/1)
Danchi Tomoo
09:30 NHK (4/6)
Suisei no Gargantia
22:00 MX (4/7)
Hayate no Gotoku! Cuties
25:35 TX (4/8)
Yuyushiki
24:30 MX (4/9)
Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge
24:30 MX (4/3)
Ginga Kikoutai Majestic Prince
22:30 MX (4/4)
Aku no Hana
22:00 ANIMAX (4/5)
Pretty Rhythm: Rainbow Live
10:00 TX (4/6)
Ketsuekigata-kun!
22:27 MX (4/7)
Arata Kangatari
26:05 TX (4/8)
Haiyore! Nyaruko-san W
25:05 TX (4/9)
RDG: Red Data Girl
25:00 MX (4/3)
Yahari Ore no Seishun Rabukome wa Machigatteiru.
25:28 TBS (4/4)
Hyakka Ryouran Samurai Bride
22:30 AT-X (4/5)
Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko.
22:30 MX (4/13)
Aiura
25:35 TX (4/7)
DD Hokuto no Ken
25:40 TX (4/2)
Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love 2000%
26:05 Aichi (4/3)
Kakumeiki Valvrave
25:35 MBS (4/11)
Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S
23:30 AT-X (4/12)
Zettai Bouei Leviathan
23:30 TX (4/6)
KARNEVAL
26:48 ABC (4/3)
Photo Kano
25:55 TBS (4/4)
Date A Live
25:30 MX (4/5)
Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai.
24:00 MX (4/6)
DEVIL SURVIVOR 2 THE ANIMATION
26:05 MBS (4/4)
Chihayafuru 2
25:53 NTV (1/11)
Yondemasu yo, Azazel-san. Z
25:00 MBS (4/6)
Namiuchigiwa no Muromi-san
25:15 MX (4/6)
Shingeki no Kyojin
25:15 MBS (4/6)
Legend: 2 2 0 2 2 Not covering
0 3 1 3 2 Kairi



Manga

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Bleach
Weekly Shounen Jump
FAIRY TAIL
Weekly Shounen Magazine
Naruto
Weekly Shounen Jump
One Piece
Weekly Shounen Jump
Legend: 1 1 2 Not covering

With the new season swiftly approaching, it’s time to let you all in on a little secret – our blogging plans! Here’s Random Curiosity’s Spring 2013 Blogging Schedule.

As always, this is a tentative overview of our plans for the new season. We’ll also be doing introductory posts on many of the shows we’re not covering, so if something catches our eyes, things will be shifted around to accommodate. The schedule will be updated to reflect any changes.

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March 30, 2013 at 9:10 pm Comments (181)

Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai NEXT – 12 (END)

「僕は友達が……」 (Boku wa Tomodachi ga….)
“I Have… Friends”

After an awesome second season, this final episode was a perfect way to wrap things up.

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March 30, 2013 at 7:39 pm Comments (138)

Chihayafuru 2 – 12

「みそぎぞなつの しるしなりける」 (Misogizo Natsu no Shiru Shinarikeru)
“The Only Sign of Summer”

OK, I confess I’m starting to get a little worried.

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March 30, 2013 at 2:51 am Comments (37)

Maoyuu Maou Yuusha – 12 (END)

「「待たせたな、わたしの勇者」「寝坊しすぎだ、おれの魔王」」 (「Mata Seta na, Watashi no Yuusha」「Nebou Shi Sugida, Ore no Maou」)
“I’m back, my Hero. You sleep too much, my Demon King.”

My my, that was…rushed. Erh, so it’s over? That didn’t feel like a finale to me.

Final Impressions included.

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March 29, 2013 at 2:04 pm Comments (79)

Magi – 23, 24

「鬨の声/堕転」 (Toki no Koe/Daten)
“Battle Cry/Fallen into Depravity”

How do you fight against a hopeless fate?

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March 29, 2013 at 1:22 am Comments (36)

Vividred Operation – 12 (END)

「ビビッドレッド オペレーション」 (Bibiddoreddo Opereshon)
“Vividred Operation”

That was EPIC.

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March 28, 2013 at 9:03 pm Comments (69)

Zetsuen no Tempest – 24 (END)

「それぞれの物語」 (Sorezore no Monogatari )
“To Each, Their Own Tale”

Zetsuen no Tempest’s finale demonstrates exactly why this series ain’t your normal run of the mill show.

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March 28, 2013 at 3:29 pm Comments (82)

Spring 2013 Preview!

It has been said that every ending is a new beginning. Indeed, the end of the cold winter months signal the beginning of spring—and yet another new season of anime. Having given us some of the best series in recent years, the spring season has established itself as one of the strongest and most packed seasons, second only to fall. It seems like that trend continues this spring, as we have some 35+ series debuting (compared to the winter’s 31). Like the previous season, a wide assortment of shorts are also among them. Ultimately, despite the fact that this spring offers a wide range of series, it will likely be one remembered by fans of the fantasy, science fiction, and mecha genres for years to come. With series such as Date a Live, Ginga Kikoutai Majestic Prince, Kakumeiki Valvrave, Red Data Girl, Shingeki no Kyojin, Suisei no Gargantia (with UroGen!), and Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S all falling under those respective categories, it’s just a great season to be a fan. Interestingly enough, I’m one such fan myself, and it makes me wonder if there was a measure of fate involved in me being the intro/outro writer this season. Regardless, it’s my pleasure to present to you Random Curiosity’s Spring 2013 preview, the product of countless hours from seven of our writers — many of which are coincidentally also celebrating their one year anniversary of writing here. How time flies!

**UPDATED: Episode counts have been added to some series.

* This preview will be kept at the top for the next while, so be sure to scroll past it, check the slider on top, or the Recent Entries on your right for new posts.

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March 28, 2013 at 1:52 pm Comments (233)

Tamako Market – 12 (END)

「今年もまた暮れてった」 (Kotoshi mo Mata Kure Tetta)
“Another Year Ends”

Another KyoAni slice of life comes to a close. Tears were shed and conclusions were had – or not, as was the case. There were some though, and some smiles as well, which is probably fitting for this show.

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March 27, 2013 at 10:22 pm Comments (82)

Bleach 531 – Burn

March 27, 2013 at 7:06 pm Comments (34)

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