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Tsugumomo – 01

桜の香り」 (Sakura no Kaori)

The Scent of Cherry Blossoms

It wouldn’t take Sherlock Combs to figure out that this adaption could not escape the censors unscathed. But for the uninitiated who expected more from the first episode, there is more that is yet to come.

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April 4, 2017 at 7:09 pm Comments (31)

Introduction – “You have established a new Social Link”

Ohayo gozaimomo~! The name’s Choya, inspired by one of the many drinks that goes well with anime (that includes tea, coffee, and the Champagne of Otaku, Ramune). It’s an honor to be selected as one of the newest writers for Random Curiosity. I’ve been following RC since I first got into watching seasonal anime, so it’s a privilege to be a part of the team and enter the world of dagashi Street Fighter III RandomC.

My anime history begins with the standard exposure to Pokemon and Sailor Moon in the 90’s, but was dormant until I caught Tech TV’s Anime Unleashed block. Cromartie High School and Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi were the shows that drew me back in, with Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, and FLCL on Adult Swim help seal the deal. That’s when I headed toward the dark side of the fandom, and got too many ill-advised ideas about what cheap cosplay would impress veteran voice actors, which moe shows should I encourage the high-school anime club to play after the gory horror thriller (answer: it was K-ON!), and what would be the best way to let people know I liked Bleach. Soon, however, I started digging for shows outside the box by streaming current releases. This opened up the floodgates, and since then, I’ve always been on the lookout for the newest and spiciest options.

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April 4, 2017 at 12:20 pm Comments (63)

Frame Arms Girl – 01

「轟雷/スティレットとバーゼラルド」 (Todoroki Kaminari / Sutiretto to Baazerurado)
“Gourai / Stylet and Baselard”

For a show that is essentially shameless advertising, Frame Arms Girl is actually quite fun!

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April 4, 2017 at 10:18 am Comments (42)

Little Witch Academia – 13

「サムハインの魔法」 (Samuhain no Mahō)
“Samhain’s Magic”

Well, that was a worthy finale to our first cour.

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April 4, 2017 at 6:11 am Comments (21)