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Sailor Moon Crystal – 26 (END)

「再生 –Never Ending–」 (Saisei –Never Ending–)
“Replay –Never Ending–”

I’ve been waiting and waiting for this day for so long. I have some long Final Impressions here…

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July 21, 2015 at 12:04 pm Comments (45)

Monthly Impressions – June 2015

With all the recent posts, I didn’t want to clutter the front page with more impressions, but I haven’t forgotten about June’s finales. This wraps up our spring season and I’m sad to see it go because there were honestly some gems in here that I enjoyed more than I expected. As a whole though, there’s plenty of opportunities for future sequels here and some of them have even been confirmed already! That’s something to look forward to in the future. In the meantime, let’s take a step back and talk about ones that finished up in June. Love to hear what everyone liked/didn’t like and how their spring season went compared to their expectations.

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July 2, 2015 at 10:11 pm Comments (17)

Hibike! Euphonium – 13 (END)

「さよならコンクール」 (Sayonara Konkuuru)
“Goodbye Competition”

The performance to get Kitauji High School to Nationals has finally arrived, and what a note it was to end on.

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June 30, 2015 at 3:46 pm Comments (79)

Kuroko no Basuke 3 – 25 (END)

「何度でも」 (Nandodemo)
“As Many Times As It Takes”

After a bit of a delay, we finally get the final episode of Kuroko no Basuke.

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June 30, 2015 at 2:14 pm Comments (44)

Plastic Memories – 13 (END)

「いつかまた巡り会えますように」 (Itsuka Mata Meguriaemasu Yō Ni)
“I Hope One Day, You’ll Be Reunited”

In a story like this, can there be a happy ending?

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June 29, 2015 at 4:42 am Comments (40)

Sidonia no Kishi: Daikyuu Wakusei Seneki – 12 (END)

「決戦」 (Kessen)
“Decisive Battle”

Just when you thought you’ve seen everything. This is how an ending should be done.

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June 28, 2015 at 6:43 pm Comments (43)

Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo – 12 (END)

「俺は白石が好きだ!」 (Ore wa Shiraishi ga sukida!)
“I Love You, Shiraishi!”

In a way, it was all worth it just for that ending.

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June 28, 2015 at 5:29 pm Comments (23)

Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works – 25 (END)

「エピローグ」 (Epirōgu)

As is appropriate for this kind of story, they all lived happily ever after.

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June 28, 2015 at 5:01 am Comments (105)

Re-Kan – Life-Affirming Ghost Stories

Ghosts, friends, smiles, warmth, & girls holding hands. This picture says it all.

A slice-of-life with ghosts. What could have easily been a gag anime with a tinge of yuri became one of the more contemplative, meaningful, and life-affirming series of spring—even though a large part of the cast was already dead.

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June 27, 2015 at 6:54 pm Comments (21)

Punch Line – Panties Will Save the World

Funnily enough, this isn’t really a fanservice/ecchi anime…

Who would have thought it… Punch Line actually made sense in the end!

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June 26, 2015 at 5:01 pm Comments (14)

DanMachi – A Mythical Hero Rises

“The season was a success, guys. Let’s go get drunk.” And so they did.

It didn’t start out especially stunning, but the foundation was solid, and with time it began to distinguish itself from other magical-fantasy-action-harem anime. It’s more than an adventure; it’s a myth in the making. It’s a hero’s tale.

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June 26, 2015 at 3:53 pm Comments (109)

Danna ga Nani wo Itteiru ka Wakaranai Ken 2 Sure-me – 13 (END)

「happy days」
“Happy Days”

I feel like this second season cheated us a little bit.

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June 25, 2015 at 3:50 pm Comments (10)

Hello!! Kiniro Mosaic – 12 (END)

「なによりとびきり好きだから」 (Naniyori Tobikiri Sukidakara)
“Because I Love You More Than Anything”

Coming back to where everything started, I suppose it’s rather fitting that our final episode would be mostly in England.

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June 22, 2015 at 2:29 am Comments (20)

High School DxD BorN – 12 (END)

「いつでも、いつまでも!」 (Itsu Demo, Itsu Made mo!)
“Any Time, For All Time!”

Well that was a lackluster ending to what was, up until the last few episodes, a pretty fun season. TNK fumbled at the finish line, and they only have themselves to blame.

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June 21, 2015 at 10:06 pm Comments (60)

Monthly Impressions – March 2015

As we’re all getting pumped up for the spring season, let’s not forget to reflect on the winter shows which recently ended. This post has been delayed (partially due to me) because we wanted to get all the shows wrapped up before doing our final impressions. This is reflective of most of the series our writers have finished this season and hopefully we can give you a good idea of shows you’ve missed which we thought were worthwhile. If there’s anything that we missed, please feel free to discuss those shows below and maybe it’ll give us some suggestions of what we should catch-up on. With that said, happy spring everyone! Hope it’s warm where you are!

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April 3, 2015 at 12:13 am Comments (58)

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