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Fate kaleid liner Prisma Illya – 10 (END)

「Kaleidoscope」

Friendships were rekindled, the final enemy was defeated, and much hilarity was had. Best of all–sequel confirmed! 2wei is on the way, booyah!

Final Impressions included.

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September 13, 2013 at 7:41 pm Comments (64)

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya – 09

「ここで終わらせる」 (Koko de Owaraseru)
“I’ll End It Here”

Miyu’s desperate battle juxtaposed with Illya’s conflicted decision. If only Berserker would just die!

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September 7, 2013 at 1:39 am Comments (47)

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya – 08

「普通の女の子に戻ります」 (Futsuu no Onanoko ni Modorimasu)
“I’m Going to Be a Normal Girl Again”

First Illya was tricked into fighting, then she went along with it, and now she wants out. Honestly, I don’t blame her. It’s the smartest thing she could do. It’s just…

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August 30, 2013 at 7:28 pm Comments (43)

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya – 07

「勝利と逃走」 (Shouri to Tousou)
“Victory and Flight”

Only very rarely do you see mood whiplash used as effectively as this. After meido Miyu and S Illya, I was getting ready to call this the funniest episode I had seen in a while…and then True Assassin arrived. The feeling I’m left with: stunned.

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August 23, 2013 at 5:52 pm Comments (71)

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya – 06

「空白 夜の終わり」 (Kuuhaku Yoru no Owari)
“A Blank and the End of Night”

Chills. I knew what was coming, and still I got chills. This battle was a thing of beauty.

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August 16, 2013 at 5:39 pm Comments (157)

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya – 05

「選択肢は2つ・・・?」 (Sentakushi wa 2tsu?)
“There Are Two Options…?”

The battle against Saber heats up as the mahou shoujo are completely overwhelmed, and the other mahou shoujo step up and take the stage.

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August 9, 2013 at 5:52 pm Comments (53)

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya – 04

「負けました」 (Makemashita)
“We Lost”

Rider was easy. Caster was hard. It only gets harder from here. Do you like pulse-pounding magical combat with plenty of danger and explosions? If so, you should be watching this show.

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August 2, 2013 at 8:06 pm Comments (61)

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya – 03

「ガール ミーツ ガール」 (Gauru Miitsu Gauru)
“Girl Meets Girl”

A mysterious transfer student appears. That’s a very common pattern in magical girl shows, but Miyu isn’t your average girl.

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July 26, 2013 at 10:56 pm Comments (28)

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya – 02

「誰?」 (Dare?)
“Who?”

Everything stays light and funny as we get our first taste of combat.

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July 19, 2013 at 9:27 pm Comments (51)

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya – 01

「誕生!魔法少女!」 (Tanjou! Mahou Shoujo!)
“Birth! A Magical Girl!”

Magic, plot, excellent comedy, and some of the best pacing I’ve seen in a while. Everything flows naturally as we’re eased into the action. As a storyteller, I am impressed. It was like Prisma Illya was made for the screen.

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July 13, 2013 at 3:34 pm Comments (93)