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Akame ga Kill – 16

「人形を斬る」 (Ningyou wo Kiru)
“Kill the Puppets”

Oh my! So much body dismemberment! This is not an easy episode to swallow.

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Grisaia no Kajitsu – 03

「甘い食生活」 (Amai Shokuseikatsu)
“Sweet Diet”

Beware: the girls have gone on the attack. Parents, cover your toddlers’ eyes.

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Sword Art Online II – 15

「湖の女王」 (Mizuumi no Jyouu)
“Queen of the Lake”

As much as I enjoyed the GGO arc, the start of this arc and how this first episode played out was exactly what I expected wanted from a second season of SAO.

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October 19, 2014 at 10:38 pm Comments (68)

Mushishi Zoku Shou – 11

「草の茵」 (Kusa no Shitone)
“Pillow of Grass”

Like an old friend, Mushishi returns to us, along with all its magic.

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October 19, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments (22)

World Trigger – 03

「三雲修の実力」 (Mikumo Osamu no Jitsuryoku)
“Mikumo Osamu’s Ability”

Ah, Toei Animation. Where to begin…

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October 19, 2014 at 5:39 am Comments (18)

Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works – 02

「開幕の刻」 (Kaimaku no Koku)
“The Curtain Goes Up”

After two amazing prologue episodes that established the world we’re about to dive into, this third episode scaled things back a bit and focused on some of the finer points about this “Holy Grail War”.

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October 18, 2014 at 10:27 pm Comments (139)

Log Horizon 2 – 03

「奈落の参道」 (Naraku no Sandou)
“The Abyssal Shaft”

Have you ever done major raids in an MMORPG? If not, you get to learn what it’s like. If you have, welcome back.

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October 18, 2014 at 9:24 pm Comments (116)

Sailor Moon Crystal – 08

「美奈子 -SAILOR V-」 (Minako -SAILOR V-)
“Minako -SAILOR V-”

They finally kiss! For reals.

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October 18, 2014 at 4:13 pm Comments (15)

Shirogane no Ishi Argevollen – 15

「嵐 (シュトゥルーム)」 (Arashi (Shuturuumu))

Considering that it was only last week that we were introduced to the “NR Syndrome”, the plot proceeded along fairly quickly to draw attention to the neurological side effects of piloting Kybernes’ prototype Trail Krieger.

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October 18, 2014 at 4:10 pm Comments (11)

Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru – 01, 02

「乙女の真心 / ろうたけたる思い」 (Otome no Magokoro / Routaketaru Omoi)
“A Maiden’s True Heart / Noble Thoughts”

Another Studio Gokumi slice-of-life premieres … or maybe not. With a surreal turn, this original series is more than it first appears.

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October 17, 2014 at 10:24 pm Comments (54)


「忍び寄る虚実」 (Shinobiyoru Kyojitsu)
“The Creeping Unknown”

My favorite scene this week was seeing Akane second-hand smoke. Yup.

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October 17, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments (45)

Amagi Brilliant Park – 03

「テコ入れが効かない!」 (Tekoire ga Kikanai!)
“Reinforcement Is Ineffective!”

Seiya’s secret weapon is unveiled: a Lambda Driver.

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October 17, 2014 at 11:25 am Comments (87)

Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso – 02

「友人A」 (Yūjin A)
“Friend A”

Talk about stunning.

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October 16, 2014 at 10:24 pm Comments (46)

Sanzoku no Musume Ronja – 01 & 02

「かみなりの夜の子」 & 「はじめての森へ」 (Kaminari no Yoru no Ko & Hajimete no Mori e)
“The Child of the Night of Thunder” & “First Time into the Forest”

Someone at Studio Ghibli enjoyed working on Ni no Kuni immensely, it seems.

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October 16, 2014 at 10:07 am Comments (33)

Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu – 02

「肉体の悪魔」 (Nikutai no Akuma)
“Demon in the Flesh”

Kiseijuu isn’t giving me hopes for a friendly alien encounter in the future.

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October 15, 2014 at 6:15 pm Comments (58)

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