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Flying Witch – 11, 12 (END)

「くじら、空をとぶ & 魔女のローブと日々は十人十色」 (Kujira, Sora wo Tobu & Majo no Roobu to Hibi wa Juunintoiro)
“A Whale In The Sky & Witch’s Robe & Different Ways to Spend The Day”

Yes, there were two episodes this week! And yes, the show is truly over ):

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June 28, 2016 at 3:26 am Comments (16)

Rainbow Days – For The Hopeless Romantic In Us All

Not as spoilerific as you think.

Four girls. Four guys. Just kiss already! Now date. I need my d’aaawws.

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June 27, 2016 at 7:42 pm Comments (9)

Bungou Stray Dogs – 11, 12

「其の一 彼女に向かない/職業 其の二 有頂天探偵社 / たえまなく過去へ押し戻されながら」 (Sono Ichi: Kanojo ni Mukanai Shokugyou / Sono Ni: Uchouten Tanteisha / Taemanaku Kako e Oshimodosare nagara)
“First, an Unsuitable Profession for Her / Second, an Ecstatic Detective Agency” / “Borne Back Ceaselessly into the Past”

Apologies for the delay on Bungou Stray Dogs! I know this post is incredibly late but there’s still a second cour coming this fall! And I really hope it takes advantage of the fact that it spent the last two episodes of this season introducing new gangs and characters.

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June 27, 2016 at 11:50 am Comments (15)

Uchuu Patrol Luluco – Trigger’s Mascot

Love will save the universe!

This gives me hope for the Studio Trigger’s future.

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June 27, 2016 at 9:51 am Comments (9)

Boku no Hero Academia – 13 (END)

「各々の胸に」 (Onoono no Mune ni)
“In Each of Our Hearts”

What a stirring end to a phenomenal season. This is only the beginning.

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June 27, 2016 at 6:45 am Comments (32)

Kiznaiver – 12 (END)

「世界中にキズナシステムが広がって」 (Sekaijuu ni Kizuna System ga Hirogatte)
“If The Kizna System Spread Throughout The World”

Narratively inconsistent. Thematically consistent.

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June 26, 2016 at 9:52 pm Comments (15)

Hai-Furi – 12 (END)

「ラストバトルでピンチ!」 (Rasuto Batoru de Pinchi! )
“In a Pinch with the Last Battle!”

Hai-Furi ends more or less as expected, and that’s a good thing.

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June 26, 2016 at 1:47 pm Comments (26)

Ushio to Tora – Old-School Shounen Done Right

Friends forever

Those were manly tears, dammit.

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June 25, 2016 at 8:35 am Comments (12)

Netoge no Yome wa Onnanoko ja Nai to Omotta? – 12 (END)

「ネトゲの嫁は女の子なんですよ!」 (Netoge no Yome wa Onnanoko Nandesu yo!)
“My Net Game Wife Is a Girl Online!”

A pleasantly gamey finish to a good series.

Final impressions included.

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June 24, 2016 at 6:27 pm Comments (28)

Joker Game – 12 (END)

「XX ダブル・クロス」 (XX Daburu Kurosu)
“XX (Double Cross)”

Perhaps it’s only appropriate that Joker Game ends not climatically, but introspectively.

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June 22, 2016 at 12:55 pm Comments (28)

Mayoiga – 12 (END)

「ナナキは心の鏡」 (Nanaki wa Kokoro no Kagami)
“Nanaki Mirrors Your Soul”

Mayoiga – defying expectations until the very end.

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June 20, 2016 at 8:50 am Comments (59)

Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou THE LAST SONG – 24 (END)

「君はまだ歌えるか」 (Kimi wa Mada Utaeru ka)
“Can You Still Sing?”

The incredible ambition of Concrete Revolutio must be seen to be appreciated—and I’m not sure if I’m doing it justice myself.

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June 18, 2016 at 11:53 am Comments (20)

Girls und Panzer der Film

「ガールズ&パンツァー 劇場版」 (Gāruzu & Pantsā Gekijōban)
“Girls und Panzer Movie”

Now with more girls and more panzer.

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June 10, 2016 at 6:30 am Comments (88)

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)


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 (32)

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