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Ao no Exorcist: Kyoto Fujouou-Hen – 07

「気炎万丈」 (Kienbanjyou)
“Like A Fire Burning Bright”

This was probably my favorite episode thus far.

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February 18, 2017 at 12:17 am Comments (7)

Ao no Exorcist: Kyoto Fujouou-Hen – 06

「綿裏包針」 (Mennrihoushin)
“A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing”

It’s always nice to get some backstory on characters both new and old.

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February 10, 2017 at 9:53 pm Comments (7)

Ao no Exorcist: Kyoto Fujouou-Hen – 05

「合縁奇縁」 (Aienkien)
“Mysterious Connections”

Even though this was another setup episode, the stuff it’s alluding to looks like it’s going to be super fun.

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February 3, 2017 at 10:41 pm Comments (6)

Ao no Exorcist: Kyoto Fujouou-Hen – 04

「背信棄義」 (はいしんきぎ)
“Act of Treachery”

This week’s episode had a very important lesson that we all could learn from.

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January 29, 2017 at 11:43 am Comments (9)

Ao no Exorcist: Kyoto Fujouou-Hen – 03

「疑心暗鬼」 (Gishinanji)
“Suspicion Will Raise Bogies”

It may have taken three weeks but I finally felt like I watched a true Ao no Exorcist episode.

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January 20, 2017 at 6:12 pm Comments (10)

Ao no Exorcist: Kyoto Fujouou-Hen – 02

「呉越同舟」 (Goetsu Doushuu)
“Strange Bedfellows”

Am I the only person who still can’t remember most from the first season? Then again, I think the most important thing is that I remember who Shiro was since he was the best badass.

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January 14, 2017 at 12:07 am Comments (7)

Ao no Exorcist: Kyoto Fujouou-Hen – 01

「嚆矢濫觴」 (Koushiranshou)
“Small Beginnings”

Back into the fray five years later, and halfway through the previous season. Ao no Exorcist is back.

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January 7, 2017 at 6:54 am Comments (22)

Ao no Exorcist – The Movie

「劇場版 青の祓魔師」 (Ao no Exorcist Gekijouban)
“Ao no Exorcist’ The Movie”

Ao no Exorcist holds a special place in my heart because it was the first regular series I blogged on RC, so it’s nice to be back writing about it after a long absence.

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September 5, 2013 at 6:58 am Comments (15)

Ao no Exorcist – OVA

「クロの家出」 (Kuro no Iede)
“Kuro Runs Away From Home”

If you’re tempted to skip over this OVA as a superfluous extra – don’t. It might not be essential to the overall plot, but it’s highly rewarding just the same.

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November 4, 2011 at 9:26 pm Comments (24)

Ao no Exorcist – 25 (END)

「時よ止まれ」 (Toki yo Tomare)
“Stop Time”

The ending for the anime of the manga that isn’t ending anytime soon wasn’t really an ending at all. But stay tuned for the movie…

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October 2, 2011 at 4:42 pm Comments (31)

Ao no Exorcist – 24

「魔神の落胤」 (Satan no Ko)
“Satan’s Children”

It’s pretty easy to see what cards everyone is holding as we get set for next week’s anime-only finale of Ao no Exorcist, but there’s still a wild card – or perhaps it’s a joker – that’s yet to be played. And I suspect that as he goes, so goes the battle.

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September 25, 2011 at 5:34 pm Comments (22)

Ao no Exorcist – 23

「真実」 (Shinjitsu)
“Truth”

Whatever else you might care to say about A-1 Pictures’ anime-original ending for this season, let this be clear – they’re definitely going big.

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September 18, 2011 at 5:30 pm Comments (25)

Ao no Exorcist – 22

「悪魔狩り」 (Akuma-Gari)
“Demon Hunt”

There’s a definite sense of irony to what’s happening on Ao no Exorcist as we enter the final stretch. After all the debate about anime-original material, it looks as if the series would have been better off diverting from the manga sooner.

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September 11, 2011 at 11:04 pm Comments (31)

Ao no Exorcist – 21

「秘密の花園」 (Himitsu no Hanazono)
“Secret Garden”

Take a good studio, add a good director, throw in some good characters and an ongoing manga and what do you get? From the looks of things, the potential for a very good anime-original ending that just might satisfy some very nervous fans.

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September 4, 2011 at 8:25 pm Comments (31)

Ao no Exorcist – 20

「假面」 (Kamen)
“Mask”

A-1 steps up to the plate with some outstanding anime-original material in episode 20 of Ao no Exorcist. I’m assuming this was anime-original anyway – I’m sure someone will correct me, if not. But more so than the last couple of episodes, this anime-original story seems to set the table for a real conclusion of some sort, building on some old plot points and adding in a few new twists and ending with a major cliffhanger.

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August 28, 2011 at 3:29 pm Comments (17)

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