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Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko – 11, 12 (END)

「今年の夏はバスケと超能力と布団と天体観測と祭りと野球と女々たんと」 (Kotoshi no Natsu wa Basuke to Chōnōryoku to Futon to Tentai Kansoku to Matsuri to Yakyū to Meme-tan to)
“This Summer is about Basketball and Espers and Futons and Astronomical Observations and Festivals and Baseball and Meme and…”

I was expecting a more extravagant two-episode finale, which would include the festival that was supposed to come after the baseball game, but it didn’t happen. Instead, what gave the appearance of “closure” that finales typically ensemble was a focus on Niwa, our romantically indecisive protagonist.

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July 3, 2011 at 1:00 am Comments (36)

Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko – 10

「軒下少女」 (Nokishita Shōjo)
“Overhanging Deck Girl”

Self-proclaimed aliens are all the rage.

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June 19, 2011 at 3:37 am Comments (38)

Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko – 09

「地域限定宇宙人事件」 (Chiiki Gentei Uchūjin Jiken)
“Region Limited Alien Incident”

What in the world is wrong with Niwa Makoto?

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June 12, 2011 at 1:04 am Comments (57)

Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko – 08

「ツィオルコフスキーの祈り」 (Tsiorukofusukī no Inori)
“Tsiolkovsky’s Prayer”

I suppose it’s clever that this four episode arc was really about Meme, who apparently spent 28 years before coming up with an idea to stop grandma from thinking about the gods taking away her life, an idea which was only triggered by Yamam- Ashiro anyway.

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June 5, 2011 at 3:33 am Comments (33)

Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko – 07

「誰かさんの思い出になる日」 (Dareka-san no Omoide ni Naru Hi)
“A Day Someone Will Remember”

I wouldn’t mind a free bag of rice for a starving student.

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May 29, 2011 at 2:44 am Comments (35)

Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko – 06

「リュウ『コ』さんの、なんちゅーか、もやーっと」 (Ryū”ko”-san no, Nanchū ka, mo Yātto)
“Ryū’ko’-san’s feeling… kinda… glum…”

Though it doesn’t strike as obvious at first, the bubbly Ryuuko starts to wonder about her feelings towards Niwa, providing the first glimpse of budding romance.

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May 20, 2011 at 11:44 pm Comments (39)

Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko – 05

「サンクスギビングの憂鬱」 (Sankusugibingu no Yūutsu)
“The Melancholy of Thanksgiving”

Not as melancholic as I thought.

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May 14, 2011 at 5:14 am Comments (56)

Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko – 04

「右腕骨折全治一箇月」 (Migiude Kossetsu Zenchi Ikkagetsu)
“One Month to Mend a Broken Right Arm”

Last week seemed like the beginning of a long prologue, but this week feels like the ending to a long arc…

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May 6, 2011 at 9:28 pm Comments (59)

Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko – 03

「地を這う少女の不思議な刹那」 (Chi o Hau Shōjo no Fushigi na Setsuna)
“A Strange Moment for the Girl Bound to the Ground”

So basically, this felt like a three episode prologue to the first “in reality” meeting between Makoto and Erio. Due to her being such an incoherent wall until now, coming to her senses actually did feel like, “oh wow, so she can be normal.” Would this be a moe gap?

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April 29, 2011 at 1:43 am Comments (124)

Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko – 02

「失踪する思春期のパラノイア」 (Shissōsuru Shishunki no Paranoia)
“Paranoia of My Disappearing Puberty”

And as I begin, I ask, why? Why do they keep making Erio sparkle? :/

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April 21, 2011 at 11:52 pm Comments (54)

Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko – 01

「宇宙人の都会」 (Uchuujin no Tokai)
“City of Aliens”

I’m not gonna lie, I wanted to watch this because I like Buriki’s designs, and to that end it delivers. The only SHAFT show I’ve even liked was Madoka, and that didn’t even finish, but wow, this show is just entertaining as all hell.

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April 15, 2011 at 4:14 am Comments (106)