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Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari – 04

「屋島」 (Yashima)
“Yashima”

Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari is something of a statement to to the personal nature of anime.

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October 31, 2016 at 10:39 pm Comments (2)

3-gatsu no Lion – 04

「Chapter.7 ひな / Chapter.8 ブイエス」 (Chapter.7 Hina / Chapter.8 Buiesu)
“Chapter 7 Hina / Chapter 8 Versus”

While I wasn’t as appreciative as I should have been, I think both halves of this week’s episode succeeded with what they tried to do.

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October 31, 2016 at 1:59 pm Comments (3)

Fune wo Amu – 03

「恋」 (Koi )
“Love”

Who knew the mundane could be so breathtaking?

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October 30, 2016 at 5:33 pm Comments (8)

Shuumatsu no Izetta – 05

「いつわりの奇跡」 (Itsuwari no Kiseki)
“A False Miracle | Das falsche Wunder”

Oh good, the explosions are back.

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October 30, 2016 at 12:38 am Comments (27)

Mahou Shoujo Ikusei Keikaku – 05

「新キャラを追加しました!」 (Shin Kyara o Tsuikashimashita!)
“New Character!”

Death flags, fat wads of cash, and yuri relationships. This show has it all.

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October 29, 2016 at 6:46 pm Comments (17)

Lostorage Incited WIXOSS – 04

「再会/光明と混沌」 (Saikai / Koumyou to Konton)
“Reunion / Bright Light and Chaos”

Better hide those memories kids, the body snatchers have returned.

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October 29, 2016 at 1:20 am Comments (7)

Drifters – 04

「アクティブハート」 (Akutibuhaato)
“Active Heart”

Nobunaga is certainly nobody’s fool, not with those wickedly amazing political smarts.

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October 28, 2016 at 7:37 pm Comments (9)

Yuri!!! on Ice – 04

「自分を好きになって…完成!!フリープログラム」 (Jibun o suki ni natte… Kansei!! Furii Puroguramu)
“Love Yourself… Achieved!! The Free Program”

Personally, I think Yuri should let Victor sleep with him and also accept his boyfriend suggestion.

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October 28, 2016 at 4:12 pm Comments (16)

Stella no Mahou – 04

「スキルアップ」 (Sukiru Appu)
“Skill Up”

With a majority of this week’s episode focusing on raising Honda’s skill in drawing, I really appreciated the fact that the story didn’t slow down and in-fact decided to kick things up a little.

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October 28, 2016 at 3:08 pm Comments (3)

Flip Flappers – 04

「ピュアイコライゼーション」 (Pyuaikoraizēshon)
“Pure Equalisation”

When Flip Flappers acts less crazy it just makes me paranoid.

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October 28, 2016 at 10:45 am Comments (18)

Hibike! Euphonium 2 – 04

「めざめるオーボエ」 (Mezameru Oboe)
“Awakening Oboe”

It’s a given with Kyoani, but there really isn’t anything that keeps up with the character art and top-class production values that Hibike! Euphonium offers.

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October 28, 2016 at 6:56 am Comments (18)

Fall 2016 Schedule

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Gundam: Tekketsu no Orphans 2
17:00 MBS (10/2)
12-Sai. Chicchana Mune no Tokimeki
19:30 MX (10/3)
Nobunaga no Shinobi
21:55 MX (10/4)
Hibike! Euphonium 2
24:00 MX (10/5)
Flip Flappers
21:00 AT-X (10/6)
Drifters
23:00 MX (10/7)
Classicaloid
17:30 NHK (10/8)
SHOW BY ROCK!!#
22:00 MX (10/2)
Stella no Mahou
22:30 AT-X (10/3)
Soushin Shoujo Matoi
23:00 MX (10/4)
Bungou Stray Dogs 2nd Season
25:05 MX (10/5)
Keijo!!!!!!!!
23:30 MX (10/6)
Lostorage incited WIXOSS
24:30 BS11 (10/7)
Long Riders!
21:00 AT-X (10/8)
Magic-kyun! Renaisssance
22:30 MX (10/2)
TRICKSTER -Edogawa Ranpo “Shounen Tanteidan” Yori-
25:05 MX (10/3)
Natsume Yuujinchou Go
25:35 TX (10/4)
Brave Witches
25:35 MX (10/5)
ALL OUT!!
24:00 MX (10/6)
Haikyuu!! Karasuno Koukou VS Shiratorizawa Gakuen Koukou
25:55 TBS (10/7)
Bloodivores
21:00 MX (10/8)
Touken Ranbu -Hanamaru
24:00 MX (10/2)
Shakunetsu no Takkyuu Musume
25:35 TX (10/3)
Nanbaka
27:00 MBS (10/4)
Yuri!!! on ICE
26:21 EX (10/5)
Fune wo Amu
24:55 CX (10/13)
Ajin 2nd Season
26:25 TBS (10/7)
Bubuki Buranki ・Hoshi no Kyojin
21:30 AT-X (10/1)
Idol Memories
24:30 MX (10/2)
Watashi ga Motete Dou Sunda
25:58 TBS (10/6)
Shuumatsu no Izetta
23:00 AT-X (10/1)
Girlish Number
26:28 TBS (10/6)
3-gatsu no Lion
23:00 NHK (10/8)
WWW.WORKING!!
23:30 MX (10/1)
Mahou Shoujo Ikusei Keikaku
24:00 AT-X (10/1)
Occultic;Nine
24:00 MX (10/8)
ViVid Strike!
24:30 MX (10/1)
Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji LOVE Legend Star
25:00 MX (10/1)
Sengoku Choujuu Giga
25:42 KBC (10/8)
Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari
25:55 ntv (10/8)
Tiger Mask W
26:45 EX (10/1)
Legend: 2 2 0 1
0 2 3 3 Not covering

Now that every show has aired several episodes—and then a couple more, while I took my sweet time putting the post together—it’s time to tell you what we’ll be blogging this season. This is Random Curiosity’s Fall 2016 blogging schedule.

As always, this is a tentative overview of our plans for the new season . . . is what we used to say, but with multiple episodes under our belts, we’re pretty confident in our picks. Will some of them blow up in our faces? Probably. But this is what we’re going with.

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October 26, 2016 at 10:38 pm Comments (47)

3-gatsu no Lion – 02, 03

「Chapter.5 晴信 / Chapter.6 夜空のむこう」 (Chapter.5 Harunobu/ Chapter.6 Yozora no Mukou)
“Chapter 5 Harunobu / Chapter 6 Beyond the Night Sky”

After putting it off until Stilts forced me to give him an answer, I never expected I’d love this show as much as I did — and we’re only three episodes in!

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October 24, 2016 at 9:50 pm Comments (10)

Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari – 03

「赤灯台」 (Aka Toudai)
“The Red Lighthouse”

We’re three episodes into Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari, and it’s actually been even better than I was expecting.

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October 23, 2016 at 12:03 pm Comments (10)

Shuumatsu no Izetta – 04

「魔女の秘密」 (Majo no Himitsu)
“The Secret of the Witch”

Indeed, in this episode Izetta reveals a terrible secret: her measurements.

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October 23, 2016 at 7:40 am Comments (41)

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