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Full Metal Panic Invisible Victory – 11, 12 (END)

「ストーミー・ナイト / メイク・マイ・デイ」 (Sutoumii Naito / Meiku Mai Dei)
“Stormy Night / Make My Day”

That’s better.

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July 20, 2018 at 10:45 am Comments (21)

Darling in the Franxx – 24 (END)

「わたしを離さないで」 (Watashi o Hanasanaide)
“Never Let Me Go”

And you thought there would only be one baby in this show.

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July 7, 2018 at 11:14 pm Comments (124)

High School DxD HERO – 12 (END)

「life.MAXIMUM vs power.MAXIMUM 学園祭のライオンハート」 (Life. MAXIMUM vs power. MAXIMUM Gakuensai no Raionhaato)
“life.MAXIMUM vs. power.MAXIMUM Lion Heart of the School Festival”

This season ends with a bang, and something sweeter.

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July 4, 2018 at 1:07 am Comments (15)

Last Period -Owarinaki Rasen no Monogatari- – Happy-Go-Lucky Send Up of Gachas & Gambling


Good friends, except that time they got rich.

I did not expect the anime based on the free-to-play mobile game to spend its season ridiculing and satirizing gacha systems and gambling more generally, but here we are. It was so fun!

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July 3, 2018 at 5:47 pm Comments (2)

Nanatsu no Taizai: Imashime no Fukkatsu – 24 (END)

「君がいるだけで」 (Kimi ga Iru Dake de)
“As Long As You Are Here”

Everything’s back to normal. Right?

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July 2, 2018 at 11:40 pm Comments (5)

Hisone to Masotan – 12 (END)

「無敵の私たち」 (Muteki no Watashitachi)
“We Are Unstoppable”

Use the Force, Hisone.

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July 2, 2018 at 9:50 am Comments (4)

Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online – 12 (END)

「拍手」 (Hakushu)
“Applause”

It all makes sense now – M stands for Masochist!

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July 1, 2018 at 1:16 am Comments (36)

Tada-kun wa Koi wo Shinai – 13 (END)

「俺も、一生、忘れない」 (Ore mo, Isshou, Wasurenai)
“I’ll Never Forget It, Either”

This final episode was astounding, for what it did that the rest of the series hardly dared: when it was time to go big or go home, it went big. Anime, be ambitious!

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June 29, 2018 at 10:03 am Comments (9)

Rokuhoudou Yotsuiro Biyori – Putting the “Comfort” in Comfort Food


Is it normal to be hungry and full at the same time?

Yotsuiro Biyori is a light yet fulfilling entree for anyone into food, tea, coffee, desserts and cats.

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June 27, 2018 at 12:22 pm Comments (3)

Grancrest Senki – It All Makes Sense When You Think About It


That cape, though, is still a mystery.

Turns out there was a plan all along. It just didn’t come through clearly until the series was nearly finished.

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June 27, 2018 at 1:27 am Comments (19)

Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Die Neue These – Kaikou – 12 (END)

「死線(後編)」 (Shisen (kouhen))
“The Verge of Death (Part II)”

Gearing up for the showdown of the ages.

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June 27, 2018 at 12:17 am Comments (37)

Cutie Honey Universe – 12 (END)

「あなたは希望を持ち帰る」 (Anata wa Kibou o Michikaeru)
“You Will Return with Hope”

Sometimes, it’s action. Other times, it’s ecchi. And yet other times, it’s horror. And sometimes, it’s science fiction. But behind it all is The Warrior of Love, Cutie Honey!

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June 26, 2018 at 11:52 am Comments (0)

Golden Kamuy – 12 (END)

「誑かす狐」 (Taburakasu Kitsune)
“Trickster Fox”

Well, not really the end, but whatever.

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June 26, 2018 at 10:32 am Comments (7)

Shokugeki no Souma: San no Sara – 24 (END)

「強者たる所以」 (Kyousha Taru Yuen)
“The Basis for Strength”

Perfect is not enough when you’re facing Yukihira Souma.

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June 24, 2018 at 11:34 pm Comments (21)

Hinamatsuri – 12 (END)

「雪まつり」 (Yukimatsuri)
“Snow Festival”

That was certainly an odd way to bring the saga of Hinamatsuri to a close, but then this was a pretty odd series altogether.

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June 23, 2018 at 5:21 pm Comments (11)

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