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Bungou Stray Dogs – 23, 24 (END)

「羅生門と虎と最後の大君/若し今日この荷物を降ろして善いのなら」 (Rashoumon to Tora to Saigo no Taikun / Moshi Kyou Kono Nimotsu o Oroshi te Yoi no nara)
“Rashoumon, the Tiger and the Last Emperor” / “If I May Shed Away My Burden Now”

Wow, this season of Bungou Stray Dogs has completely blown me away! Much like the second season of Noragami did, this second cour exceeded all my expectations coming in.

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December 18, 2016 at 12:33 am Comments (7)

Bungou Stray Dogs – 22

「其の一『ポオと乱歩』/ 其の二『天の海をゆく白鯨のありて』」 (Sono Ichi: Poo to Ranpo / Sono Ni: Ten no Umi wo Yuku Shiro Kujira no Ari te)
“Part 1: Poe and Rampo / Part 2: Moby Dick, Swimming in the Sky”

The calm before the storm.

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December 8, 2016 at 6:14 pm Comments (2)

Bungou Stray Dogs – 20, 21

「頭は間違うことがあっても / 双つの黒」 (Atama wa Machigau Koto ga Atte mo / Soutsu no Kuro)
“Though the Mind May Be Wrong” / “Double Black”

The bromance is real this week and I love it!

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November 30, 2016 at 4:45 pm Comments (2)

Bungou Stray Dogs – 18, 19

「紛争の戦略/ウィル・オブ・タイクーン」 (Funsou no Senryaku/Wiru Obu Taikuun)
“The Strategy of Conflict” / “Will of Tycoon”

Ougai starts the war by provoking everyone to attack each other on all fronts.

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November 15, 2016 at 12:58 am Comments (6)

Bungou Stray Dogs – 16, 17

「文豪ストレイドッグ/紛争の戦略」 (Funsou no Senryaku/Bungou Sutorai Dooguzu)
“Bungou Stray Dogs” / “Three Companies Conflict”

…And it’s game on!

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November 4, 2016 at 1:48 am Comments (5)

Bungou Stray Dogs – 15

「いつか海の見える部屋で」 (Itsuka Umi no Mieru Heya de)
“A Room Where We Can Someday See the Ocean”

What starts off as an impressive episode, ends with an impressive cliffhanger.

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October 21, 2016 at 2:11 am Comments (9)

Bungou Stray Dogs – 14

「戻れない場所」 (Moderenai Basho)
“Nowhere to Return”

It seems like Bungou Stray Dogs will be taking the prequel route with this season, focusing more on Oda than Dazai but still keeping it within the Port Mafia.

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October 15, 2016 at 11:00 am Comments (11)

Bungou Stray Dogs – 13

「黒の時代」 (Kuro no Jidai)
“The Dark Age”

Bungou Stray Dog returns with a focus on my favorite character and hints of his secret past life.

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October 7, 2016 at 1:24 am Comments (7)

Bungou Stray Dogs – 11, 12

「其の一 彼女に向かない/職業 其の二 有頂天探偵社 / たえまなく過去へ押し戻されながら」 (Sono Ichi: Kanojo ni Mukanai Shokugyou / Sono Ni: Uchouten Tanteisha / Taemanaku Kako e Oshimodosare nagara)
“First, an Unsuitable Profession for Her / Second, an Ecstatic Detective Agency” / “Borne Back Ceaselessly into the Past”

Apologies for the delay on Bungou Stray Dogs! I know this post is incredibly late but there’s still a second cour coming this fall! And I really hope it takes advantage of the fact that it spent the last two episodes of this season introducing new gangs and characters.

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June 27, 2016 at 11:50 am Comments (15)

Bungou Stray Dogs – 10

「羅生門と虎」 (Rashomon to Tora)
“Rashomon and the Tiger”

Finally – another action-packed episode with not one but two fights! This is what I’ve been waiting for since the earlier months of this season. Is it a little too late to recapture everyone’s attention? I hope not.

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June 10, 2016 at 4:05 pm Comments (5)

Bungou Stray Dogs – 09

「うつくしき人は寂として石像の如く」 (Utsukushiki Hito wa Sabi to Shite Sekizou no Gotoku)
“The Beauty Is Quiet Like a Stone Statue”

A great follow-up to last week’s introduction of Kyouka and an even better setup for next week.

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June 3, 2016 at 2:12 pm Comments (7)

Bungou Stray Dogs – 08

「人を殺して死ねよとて」 (Hito wo Koroshite Shine yo Tote)
“Teaching Them to Kill; Then to Die”

We’re back with another introductory episode for the resident doctor.

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May 27, 2016 at 5:18 pm Comments (4)

Bungou Stray Dogs – 07

「理想という病を愛す」 (Risou to Iu Yamai wo Aisu)
“Love for the Disease called Ideals”

The end of Doppo’s arc and also the Azure Messenger mystery.

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May 20, 2016 at 3:40 pm Comments (7)

Bungou Stray Dogs – 06

「蒼の使徒」 (Ao no Shito)
“The Azure Messenger”

Another short-lived mystery that’s connected to the Port Mafia.

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May 13, 2016 at 4:36 pm Comments (4)

Bungou Stray Dogs – 05

「Murder on D Street」

Man, how can anyone not be following this series? I feel like I picked up the two most fitting shows for me this season – not only do they not air on a Friday/Saturday, but they’re fun, creative and I love my mysteries!

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May 5, 2016 at 6:06 pm Comments (15)

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