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3-gatsu no Lion – 14

「Chapter.28 まぶしい闇 / Chapter.29 ほんの少しの水」 (Chapter.28 Mabushii Yami / CHapter.29 Honno Sukoshi no Mizu)
“Chapter.28 Blinding Darkness / Chapter.29 Just A Little Water”

That wasn’t what I was expecting at all from this week’s episode. But in a bittersweet way, I think this episode ended up being a lot more touching because of what happened.

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January 22, 2017 at 11:36 pm Comments (6)

3-gatsu no Lion – 13

「Chapter.26 黒い河② / Chapter.27 扉の向こう」 (Chapter.26 Kuroikawa / Chapter.27 Tobira no Mukou)
“Chapter.26 Black River (2) / Chapter.27 Beyond The Door”

Man, this show never ceases to amaze me with how it handles its characters.

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January 15, 2017 at 9:41 pm Comments (3)

3-gatsu no Lion – 12

「Chapter.24 対岸にあるもの / Chapter.25 黒い河①」 (Chapter.24 Taigan ni Arumono / Chapter.25 Kuroi Kawa 1)
“Chapter.24 What Lies on the Opposite Shore / Chapter.25 The Black River 1″

I won’t lie, I was going to put the excerpt as “Their house is like a kotatsu” until I started tearing up multiple times throughout this episode. Wanna fight? FITE ME.

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January 8, 2017 at 12:00 am Comments (5)

3-gatsu no Lion – 11

「Chapter.22 ゆく年 / Chapter.23 くる年」 (Chapter. 22 Yukunen / Chapter. 23 Kurunen)
“Chapter.22 The Old Year / Chapter.23 The New Year”

What a great way to start my Christmas Day.

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December 25, 2016 at 5:36 pm Comments (8)

3-gatsu no Lion – 10

「Chapter.20 贈られたもの1 / Chapter.21 贈られたもの2」 (Chapter.20 Okuraretamono 1 / Chapter.21 Okuraretamono 2)
“Chapters.20 Things Given 1 / Chapter.21 Things Given 2″

While the lack of my favorite three sisters still bothers me, this week’s episode finally gave me exactly what I wanted from Rei.

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December 18, 2016 at 7:34 pm Comments (11)

3-gatsu no Lion – 09

「Chapter.18 遠雷2 / Chapter.19 遠雷3」 (Chapter.18 Enrai 2 / Chapter.19 Enrai 3)
“Chapter.18 Distant Thunder 2 / Chapter.19 Distant Thunder 3″

I wasn’t sure how I felt about Mr. Matsunaga, especially after his loss, but he managed to sway my opinion of him right at the end.

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December 11, 2016 at 11:05 pm Comments (4)

3-gatsu no Lion – 08

「Chapter.15 将棋おしえて / Chapter.16 面影 / Chapter.17 遠雷1」 (Chapter.15 Shougi Oshiete / Chapter.16 Omokage / Chapter.17 Enrai 1)
“Chapter 15 Teach Me How to Play Shogi / Chapter 16 Image / Chapter 17 Distant Thunder 1″

Just like real life, it constantly feels like Rei is taking one step forward and then two back. At least this week felt like it was only about one and a half instead of an entire two.

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December 4, 2016 at 2:42 pm Comments (2)

3-gatsu no Lion – 07

「Chapter.13 神さまの子供(その③) / Chapter.14 大切なもの。大切なこと。/ Chapter.15 将棋おしえて」 (Chapter.13 Kami-sama no Kodomo (Sono (3)) / Chapter.14 Taisetsunamono. Taisetsunakoto / Chapter.15 Shougi Oshiete ()
“Chapter 13 Child of God Part 3 / Chapter 14 Important Things. Important Matters / Chapter 15 Teach Me How To Play Shogi”

It’s hard to describe exactly how I felt, but I was in tears when a little bit of color finally entered Rei’s life.

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November 21, 2016 at 8:00 pm Comments (3)

3-gatsu no Lion – 06

「Chapter.11神さまの子供(その①) / Chapter.12神さまの子供(その①)」 (Chapter.11 Kami-sama no Kodomo (Sono (1)) / Chapter 12. Kami-sama no Kodomo (Sono (2)))
“Chapter 11 & 12 Child of God Part 1 & 2″

Boy, this week’s episode was a lot darker than I thought it’d be.

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November 13, 2016 at 10:53 pm Comments (12)

3-gatsu no Lion – 05

「Chapter.9 契約 / Chapter.10 カッコーの巣の上で」 (Chapter.9 Keiyaku / Chapter.10 Kakkoo no Su no Uede)
“Chapter 9 Agreement / Chapter 10 Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”

This week’s episode was something I’ve been dying to see. We finally get a glimpse into the specifics behind Rei’s situation and just what happened to make him the person he is today.

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November 6, 2016 at 6:38 pm Comments (8)

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)

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)

3-gatsu no Lion – 01

「桐山零 / 河沿いの町」 (Kiriyama Rei / Kawazoi no Machi)
“Kiriyama Rei / The Town Along the River”

It’s hard to resist poking fun at Shinbou now and then, but even I have to admit that sometimes he just makes it work.

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October 9, 2016 at 5:51 am Comments (34)