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GATCHAMAN CROWDS – 01

「Avant-garde」

I’m almost tempted to reuse my flavor text from Tsuritama last year, because one thing’s for sure. You ain’t gonna see anything else as refreshingly outrageous as Gatchaman Crowds this season.

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July 13, 2013 at 10:19 pm Comments (50)

Gen’ei wo Kakeru Taiyou – 02

「血塗られた未来」 (Chinura Reta Mirai)
“The Blood-Soaked Future”

This is a magical girl show not about what it’s like to risk death, but what it’s like to kill.

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July 13, 2013 at 10:04 pm Comments (41)

Shingeki no Kyojin – 14

「まだ目を見れない ―反撃前夜①―」 (Mada Me o Mire Nai ―Hangeki Zenya ①― )
“Can’t Look Into His Eyes ―Prelude to the Counterattack (1)―”

Now that’s how you start a second half.

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July 13, 2013 at 7:55 pm Comments (79)

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya – 01

「誕生!魔法少女!」 (Tanjou! Mahou Shoujo!)
“Birth! A Magical Girl!”

Magic, plot, excellent comedy, and some of the best pacing I’ve seen in a while. Everything flows naturally as we’re eased into the action. As a storyteller, I am impressed. It was like Prisma Illya was made for the screen.

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July 13, 2013 at 3:34 pm Comments (93)

To Aru Kagaku no Railgun S – 14

「約束」 (Yakusoku)
“Promise”

When you think about it, the Fool tarot card fits Touma to a T.

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July 13, 2013 at 8:58 am Comments (93)

Servant x Service – 02

「お仕事は, 慌てず, 騒がず, 投げ出さず」 (Oshigoto wa, Awatezu, Sawagazu, Nagedasazu)
“Work, Unfazed, Fuss, Tossed Aside”

That OP is borderline hypnotic.

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July 13, 2013 at 5:18 am Comments (33)

Anime Expo 2013

This year’s convention could be summed up with two words — Shingeki and Kirito.

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July 13, 2013 at 12:24 am Comments (78)