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Hibike! Euphonium – 13 (END)

「さよならコンクール」 (Sayonara Konkuuru)
“Goodbye Competition”

The performance to get Kitauji High School to Nationals has finally arrived, and what a note it was to end on.

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June 30, 2015 at 3:46 pm Comments (79)

Kuroko no Basuke 3 – 25 (END)

「何度でも」 (Nandodemo)
“As Many Times As It Takes”

After a bit of a delay, we finally get the final episode of Kuroko no Basuke.

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June 30, 2015 at 2:14 pm Comments (44)

Summer 2015 Schedule

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Dragon Ball Super
9:00 CX (7/5)
To LOVE-Ru – Trouble Darkness 2nd
24:00 BS11 (7/6)
Kaijuu Sakaba Kanpai!
21:55 MX (7/7)
Suzakinishi THE ANIMATION
21:55 MX (7/8)
Gakkou Gurashi!
21:30 AT-X (7/9)
Hetalia: The World Twinkle
12:00 Docomo (7/3)
Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon: Crystal
19:00 Niconico (7/5)
Arslan Senki
17:00 MBS (4/5)
Akagami no Shirayukihime
24:00 MX (7/6)
Sore ga Seiyuu!
23:00 MX (7/7)
Okusama ga Seito Kaichou!
24:30 AT-X (7/1)
Chaos Dragon: Sekiryuu Sen’eku
22:30 MX (7/2)
Ushio to Tora
22:30 MX (7/3)
Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai
23:00 AT-X (7/4)
VENUS PROJECT -CLIMAX-
22:00 MX (7/5)
Million Doll
25:11 MX (7/6)
Overlord
23:00 AT-X (7/7)
Kuusen Madoushi Kouhosei no Kyoukan
24:30 MX (7/8)
Aquarion Logos
24:00 MX (7/2)
Miss Monochrome The Animation Season 2
23:00 MX (7/3)
Durarara!!x2 Ten
23:30 MX (7/4)
Wakako-zake
22:27 MX (7/5)
Jitsu wa Watashi wa
25:35 TX (7/6)
Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou
24:30 MX (7/7)
Junjou Romantica 3
25:05 MX (7/8)
Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace
24:55 CX (7/2)
Wakaba Girl
23:17 MX (7/3)
Charlotte
24:00 MX (7/4)
God Eater
22:30 MX (7/5)
Non Non Biyori Repeat
26:05 TX (7/6)
Bikini Warriors
25:35 MX (7/7)
Ore Monogatari!! Danchigai
25:00 TVS (7/2)
THE IDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls 2
24:00 MX (7/17)
WORKING!!!
24:30 MX (7/4)
Makura no Danshi
TBD MX (7/13)
Himouto! Umaru-chan
26:14 ABC (7/8)
Aoharu x Kikanjuu
25:46 TBS (7/2)
GATE: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakeri
24:30 MX (7/3)
Gatchaman Crowds Insight
25:55 ntv (7/4)
GANGSTA.
26:44 ABC (7/1)
Joukamachi no Dandelion
26:16 TBS (7/2)
Prison School
25:05 MX (7/10)
Rokka no Yuusha
26:58 MBS (7/4)
Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya Zwei Herz!
25:40 MX (7/24)
Classroom Crisis
25:55 TBS (7/3)
Shokugeki no Souma
Senki Zesshou Symphogear GX
27:10 MBS (7/3)
Legend: 0 2 1 2 0
3 1 2 3 Not covering

Now that the summer preview has been released, it’s time to give you a first look at the shows we’ll be blogging this season. This is Random Curiosity’s Spring 2015 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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June 30, 2015 at 1:53 pm Comments (51)

Shokugeki no Souma – 13

「夜明け前の卵たち」 (Yoake Mae no Tamago-tachi)
“The Eggs Before Dawn”

It’s never a dull day at camp. And tonight’s challenge is eggs.

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June 30, 2015 at 12:02 pm Comments (30)

Plastic Memories – 13 (END)

「いつかまた巡り会えますように」 (Itsuka Mata Meguriaemasu Yō Ni)
“I Hope One Day, You’ll Be Reunited”

In a story like this, can there be a happy ending?

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June 29, 2015 at 4:42 am Comments (41)

Arslan Senki – 13

「王子二人」 (Oujifutari)
“Two Princes”

The truth is revealed: There are two princes, and one has a better claim to the throne than the other.

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June 29, 2015 at 1:46 am Comments (34)

Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha ViVid – 11, 12

「覇王の拳・創主の願い / 決着の意味」 (Haou no Ken Sou-nushi no Negai / Ketchaku no Imi)
“Hegemon’s Fist ・ Creator’s Desire / Conclusion’s Purpose”

Continuing my tradition of only double-posting for reasons other than me personally being late, episode eleven and twelve are finally here! This concludes the first cour, with a second coming eventually. Still not entirely sure when.

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June 28, 2015 at 10:02 pm Comments (30)

Sidonia no Kishi: Daikyuu Wakusei Seneki – 12 (END)

「決戦」 (Kessen)
“Decisive Battle”

Just when you thought you’ve seen everything. This is how an ending should be done.

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June 28, 2015 at 6:43 pm Comments (44)

Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo – 12 (END)

「俺は白石が好きだ!」 (Ore wa Shiraishi ga sukida!)
“I Love You, Shiraishi!”

In a way, it was all worth it just for that ending.

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June 28, 2015 at 5:29 pm Comments (23)

Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works – 25 (END)

「エピローグ」 (Epirōgu)
“Epilogue”

As is appropriate for this kind of story, they all lived happily ever after.

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June 28, 2015 at 5:01 am Comments (105)

Re-Kan – Life-Affirming Ghost Stories


Ghosts, friends, smiles, warmth, & girls holding hands. This picture says it all.

A slice-of-life with ghosts. What could have easily been a gag anime with a tinge of yuri became one of the more contemplative, meaningful, and life-affirming series of spring—even though a large part of the cast was already dead.

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June 27, 2015 at 6:54 pm Comments (21)

Summer 2015 Preview!

Summer has returned, and like (slightly delayed) clockwork, it’s time for another season preview. There are some strong contenders for your anime watching hours this summer. There are plenty of exciting sequels, such as the perennially popular Durarara!!x2 Ten, the triumphant return (and conclusion) of the aptly named workplace comedy WORKING!!!, the slice-of-life countryside antics of Non Non Biyori Repeat, and the third summer in a row of the magical girl spin-off Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya Zwei Herz!. New adaptations include the Eastern European flavored GANGSTA, the JSDF invasion of a fantasy land in GATE: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakeri, the ufotable video game adaptation of God Eater, and the apocalyptic emotional roller coaster Gakkou Gurashi!. There are even some great promising originals, such as the romantic comedy set on Mars, Classroom Crisis, and the likely Maeda Jun tear jerker in Charlotte. There’s even a very special guest in the long-awaited fantasy of a new Dragon Ball anime, Dragon Ball Super! Some say summer is no good, but if even a few of these pan out, it could be a great season. This is Random Curiosity’s Summer 2015 season preview.

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June 27, 2015 at 1:49 am Comments (183)

Punch Line – Panties Will Save the World


Funnily enough, this isn’t really a fanservice/ecchi anime…

Who would have thought it… Punch Line actually made sense in the end!

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June 26, 2015 at 5:01 pm Comments (14)

DanMachi – A Mythical Hero Rises


“The season was a success, guys. Let’s go get drunk.” And so they did.

It didn’t start out especially stunning, but the foundation was solid, and with time it began to distinguish itself from other magical-fantasy-action-harem anime. It’s more than an adventure; it’s a myth in the making. It’s a hero’s tale.

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June 26, 2015 at 3:53 pm Comments (109)

Anime Expo 2015 Is Almost Here!

June 25, 2015 at 9:07 pm Comments (22)

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