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Koufuku Graffiti – 12 (END)

「しみしみ、むぎゅっ。」 (Shimishimi, Mugyu.)
“Soaked Up, Squeeze.”

I would highly recommend this anime to anyone who calls themselves a “foodie” or anyone who just wants to develop an appetite late at night.

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March 27, 2015 at 11:27 pm Comments (15)

Tokyo Ghoul Root A – 12 (END)

「研」 (Ken)

I don’t know what stunned me more – that final episode, or the reaction to it.

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March 27, 2015 at 5:57 pm Comments (65)

Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata – 11 & 12 (END)

「伏線回収準備よし & 波乱と激動の日常エンド」 (Fukusen Kaishū Junbi Yoshi & Haran to Gekidō no Nichijō Endo)
“Ready to Start Resolving the Subplots & The Ups and Downs at the End of Each Day”

The circle is now complete.

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March 27, 2015 at 11:54 am Comments (42)

SHIROBAKO – Dreams Do Come True

Miyamori’s journey is only just beginning.

If I could go back in time and change one thing, it would be to have picked this up for weekly coverage.

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March 27, 2015 at 8:39 am Comments (52)

Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso – 21, 22 (END)

「雪 & 春風」 (Yuki & Harukaze)
“Snow & Spring Breeze”

Seeing how episode 21 and 22 could be lumped together as one SUPER episode, it makes sense that the post would come out that way, right? In all seriousness though, Takaii here, back to cover the final two episodes for Shigatsu due to some unforeseen technical issues.

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March 26, 2015 at 9:28 pm Comments (44)

Kantai Collection -KanColle- – Fanservice

Save a penguin, dropkick an orca.


A case study in the pure fanservice anime.

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March 26, 2015 at 10:49 am Comments (45)

Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu – 24 (END)

「寄生獣」 (Kiseijuu)

Having a final episode almost devoid of the series’ namesake was a bold move. But it paid off.

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March 25, 2015 at 6:11 pm Comments (61)

Akatsuki no Yona – Fantasy

[Insert some Whitney Houston song here]


I don’t want to debate the differences between high and low fantasy, but whatever Akatsuki no Yona was, it did it well.

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March 25, 2015 at 10:49 am Comments (50)

Monthly Impressions – December 2014

Happy New Year readers! I hope you all had a great holiday season and to wrap up the amazing year of 2014, we start with the December Monthly Impressions. This also marks the end of our Fall 2014 season so feel free to discuss all the gems, the uglies and everything else in between. It’s been a busy month for me so excuse the tardiness of thise post. The Winter season starts next week and you can all bet that the AOTY post will be up… very soon. Thanks again for all the readers that continue to support us year after year! And if you’re new to RC, welcome and we hope you enjoy your stay!

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January 2, 2015 at 10:37 pm Comments (97)


「よつぎドール 其ノ壹 – 肆」 (Yotsugi Dōru Sono Ichi – Yon)
“Yotsugi Doll Parts One – Four”

‘Impossible. Is there anything more important than getting a little girl?’

*Some of our characters are all too comfortable unburdened by clothes, so this post is slightly NSFW.

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January 2, 2015 at 11:29 am Comments (84)

Shingeki no Bahamut GENESIS – Favarooo!

Certainty of death, *small* chance of success… What are we waiting for?

This is how you do a card game adaptation. Step 1: Take the basic mechanics and/or setting of the game. Step 2: Create an interesting cast of characters who work well together, even if they need to be original. Step 3: Use the setting as a jumping off point to tell a good story. That seems simple, but the key is to not remain shackled to the game. Use its assets, but always remember the most important thing: tell a good story. That’s what Shingeki no Bahamut GENESIS did, and it worked damn well.

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December 31, 2014 at 1:22 pm Comments (63)

Madan no Ou to Vanadis – The Adventures of Human Legolas

For some reason, I feel like playing Risk.

An entire civil war in one season. If only the real ones passed as quickly … though I would’ve liked to have spent more time with this one, so we could really get to know these characters and this world.

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December 30, 2014 at 12:04 am Comments (69)

Orenchi no Furo Jijou – The Best Bathtub Ever

PSA: Unless you are a Merman, please don’t sleep in the bath.

This show was everything I wanted it to be, and for that I am thankful.

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December 29, 2014 at 12:34 pm Comments (9)

Grisaia no Kajitsu – 13 (END)

「射界10センチ」 (Shakai Jū Senchi)
“10 Centimetre Field of Fire”

Ten centimetres is almost four inches. Now you know.

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December 29, 2014 at 11:47 am Comments (31)

Amagi Brilliant Park – 13 (END)

「PVがつまらない!」 (PV ga Tsumaranai!)
“The PV Is Boring!”

Amagi Brilliant Park may have wrapped up its plot in 12 episodes, but its awesomeness takes 13.

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December 27, 2014 at 7:52 pm Comments (71)

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