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Gundam Thunderbolt – 03, 04 (END)

「#3, #4」

It’s been a short run, but Thunderbolt has cemented itself as one of the most spectacular and devastating entries in the Gundam franchise. No matter how beautiful the action may have appeared, it always demonstrated the brutality of war and the damage it does to those swept up in its madness.

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April 26, 2016 at 2:34 pm Comments (11)

Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu – 13 (END)

「#13」

I was prepared to get all teary eyed at the prospect of saying goodbye to this wonderful series, but thankfully there is no need. This episode was more a new beginning than a conclusive ending, and it all works out because a second season has been confirmed!

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April 2, 2016 at 1:07 pm Comments (31)

Dagashi Kashi – 12 (END)

「食べるんですHiとさくらんぼの詩と…/森永ミルクキャラメルとサクマ式ドロップスと…」 (Taberun Desu Hi to Sakuranbo no Uta to…/ Morinaga Mirukukyarameru to Sakumashikidoroppusu to…)
“Taberun Desu Hi and Sakuranbo no Uta and… / Morinaga Milk Caramel and Sakumashiki Drops and…”

The last episode has a little of everything I enjoyed about this series, plus yuri.

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April 1, 2016 at 5:32 pm Comments (15)

Musaigen no Phantom World – 13 (END)

「永遠のファントム・ワールド」 (Eien no Fantomu Wārudo)
“The Eternal Phantom World”

Even now, at the finale, are we sure, absolutely sure, that Musaigen no Phantom World is not just making it up as it goes?

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March 31, 2016 at 11:11 am Comments (40)

Akagami no Shirayukihime – All the Feels, None of the BS


What’s this – an actual relationship in anime?


Sometimes (not very often) they get the end exactly right.

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March 30, 2016 at 10:14 pm Comments (36)

Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle – One Step Above


Good luck deciding, you bastard.

I wasn’t planning on watching this series. I had planned to introduce it and be done, as much because I was sure we’d once again get half of the story and never see the rest. Yet I kept watching it, because there’s something comforting in the familiar story, and for whatever its failings, Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle is one step above. One step above average, granted, but that’s something.

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March 30, 2016 at 4:53 pm Comments (25)

Bubuki Buranki – More Than Meets The Eye


Relaxing after Third Impact.

Bubuki Buranki is by no means perfect, but if you enjoy stylish, highly-kinetic action, it can be worth your time for the unexpected wrinkles that make it more interesting than the synopsis suggests. Chiefly among the antagonists.

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March 30, 2016 at 1:03 pm Comments (30)

Osomatsu-san – HELLO BURAZAHS


SHEEEEEEEEEEH!


For a show that went completely under the radar (at first) for me, I’ll probably never get over just how much I loved this show.

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March 29, 2016 at 12:09 am Comments (12)

Gundam: Tekketsu no Orphans – 25 (END)

「鉄華団」 (Tekkadan)
“Tekkadan”

Whatever that second season turns out to be, I certainly hope it focuses heavily on McGillis because a season of him screwing over people sounds like Tekketsu no Orphans‘ most compelling option by far.

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March 28, 2016 at 11:53 pm Comments (85)

Durarara!!x2 Ketsu – 12 (END)

「会うは別れの始め」 (Au wa Wakare no Hajime)
“Those Who Meet Must Part”

It’s quite a bittersweet sensation saying goodbye to a series I’ve loved since 2009. I feel quite conflicted about this ending.

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March 28, 2016 at 11:40 pm Comments (21)

Luck and Logic – 12 (END)

「運と 論理と/」 (Un to ronri to)
“Luck and Logic”

A nonsensical ending for a nonsensical series.

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March 28, 2016 at 7:53 pm Comments (13)

Dimension W – 12 (END)

「辿りついた未来」 (Tadoritsui ta Mirai)
“The Future Reached”

Beat up the monster, beat up yourself, and of course, explosions—that’s a proper ending, right?

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March 28, 2016 at 7:14 am Comments (29)

Haikyuu!! Second Season – 25 (END)

「宣戦布告」 (Sensen Fukoku)
“Declaration of War”

What a season it has been – there’s been laughs, drama, plenty of development across the cast, and it all ends with the beginning of what is bound to be the best showdown to date.

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March 27, 2016 at 11:06 am Comments (20)

Koyomimonogatari – 12 (END)

「こよみデッド」 (Koyomi Deddo)
“Koyomi Dead”

Er, spoilers, I guess.

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March 27, 2016 at 9:17 am Comments (32)

Boku Dake ga Inai Machi – 12 (END)

「宝物」 (Takaramono)
“Treasure”

The ending wasn’t delivered exactly the way ‪I expected. How did the series live up to everyone else’s expectations?

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March 27, 2016 at 1:41 am Comments (58)

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