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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 (22)

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)

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)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 25 (END)

「意志を継ぐもの」 (Ishi o Tsugu Mono)
“Who Carries On His Will”

Oh boy, did I ever call it. Unfortunately.

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March 27, 2016 at 12:13 am Comments (69)

Heavy Object – 24 (END)

「野に咲く花に鎮魂の歌を, ベイビーマグナム破壊戦 II」 (Nonisakuhana Ni Chinkon no Uta Wo, Beibii Magunamu Hakaisen II)
“A Requiem for the Flowers Blooming in the Field, The Battle to Destroy the Baby Magnum II”

For this finale post of Heavy Object, I bring what I know all of you wanted – a dual final impression post featuring none other than Stilts himself!

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March 26, 2016 at 11:50 pm Comments (25)

Shoujo-tachi wa Kouya wo Mezasu – On the average anime high school student

Not a single psychic power between the lot of them.

Since it’s so easy for anime to be out of this world, it’s easy to overlook the down to earth.

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March 25, 2016 at 9:15 am Comments (17)

Prince of Stride Alternative – 12 (END)

「夏の終わり – 超えて」 (Natsunoowari – Koete)
“End of Summer – And Beyond”

Was not expecting to feel all the feely-goosies that I did.

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March 25, 2016 at 12:09 am Comments (6)

Haruchika ~Haruta to Chika wa Seishun Suru~ – Tackling the Issues

While not perfectly told, Haruchika had the audacity to try and be different.

Haruchika never had the best execution, but it tackled issues that many anime would shy away from or would be ignorant enough to ignore.

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March 23, 2016 at 5:22 pm Comments (24)

Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku Wo! – 10 (END)

「この理不尽な要塞に終焔を!」 (Kono Rifujin’na Yousai ni Tsui Homura o!)
“A Final Flame for this Over-the-top Fortress”

KonoSuba proves that it can do thrilling action, thank you very much, but it’s going to crack jokes all the way through. The anime industry also proves that it’s not entirely daft. Second season confirmed!

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March 16, 2016 at 9:26 pm Comments (134)

Tabi Machi Late Show – Stories of Nostalgia and Melancholy

Short-form anime just keep getting better.

People often say it’s the quiet ones you have to watch out for. That’s certainly the case with Tabi Machi Late Show, which came from nowhere and proved to be an ambitious little show that deserves more attention than it has received.

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February 3, 2016 at 9:22 am Comments (10)

Monthly Impressions – December 2015

Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season with friends and family! We’ve been busy preparing for our routine beginning-of-the-year posts and we’re starting off with our last Monthly Impressions. If you haven’t already read our November Monthly Impression, I give a much more detailed explanation there. We hope you enjoyed these Monthly Impressions which we’ve been carrying on for more than a year now. We hope to use up this time to give you guys bigger and better things in the future. Anyway, here’s a quick peek of how the fall season ended and surprisingly, it was much better than I anticipated. With a ton of sequels and what people thought was going to be a mediocre season, it ended up exceeding my expectations. I hope you all found a little bit to enjoy as well and get ready for next season!

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January 2, 2016 at 5:57 pm Comments (43)

Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou – 13 (END)

「新宿擾乱」 (Shinjuku Jōran)
“Riots in Shinjuku”

All the twists and turns of Concrete Revolutio lead to this.

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December 29, 2015 at 12:27 pm Comments (13)

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