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IS: Infinite Stratos 2 – 12 (END)

「少女たちの展翅(ガールズ・オーバー)」 (Shoujo-tachi no Tenshi (Gaaruzu Oubaa))
“Angel Girls (Girls Over)”

Well that was unsatisfying.

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December 22, 2013 at 7:31 pm Comments (134)

IS: Infinite Stratos 2 – 11

「恋こがれ京舞台(ルッキング・フォー・メモリーズ)」 (Koikogare Kyou Butai (Rukkingu Fou Memoriizu))
“Looking For Memories”

The status quo is killing this show, and I don’t think even an action-packed finish can save it.

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December 14, 2013 at 12:07 pm Comments (98)

IS: Infinite Stratos 2 – 10

「クッキング・マイ・ウェイ」 (Kukkingu Mai Uei)
“Cooking My Way”

8-Bit has officially cheaped out.

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December 9, 2013 at 2:30 pm Comments (67)

IS: Infinite Stratos 2 – 09

「ヒーローの条件」 (Hiirou no Jouken)
“What It Takes To Be A Hero”

Fer chrissakes, can we at least see a little of the tournament before some mysterious enemy barges in and screws things up? Gah!

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November 29, 2013 at 3:48 pm Comments (66)

IS: Infinite Stratos 2 – 08

「オープン・ユア・ハート」 (Oopun Yua Haato)
“Open Your Heart”

Kanzashi goes from angry to deredere in nothing flat, only for it to fall apart.

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November 22, 2013 at 9:14 pm Comments (53)

IS: Infinite Stratos 2 – 07

「シスターズ」 (Shisutaazu)
“Sisters”

Houki is deredere, Madoka is angry, and Sarashiki imouto is finally here.

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November 15, 2013 at 3:22 pm Comments (77)

IS: Infinite Stratos 2 – 06

「乙女の矜持(ザ・シークレット・ベース)」 (Otome no kyōji (za shīkuretto bēsu))
“Pride of a Maiden (The Secret Base)”

An entire episode about Char and her pantsu – or rather, her lack thereof? WOOHOO!! Plus there’s a little character development, surprisingly.

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November 8, 2013 at 1:24 am Comments (56)

IS: Infinite Stratos 2 – 05

「ラブリー・スタイル」 (Raburii Sutairu)
“Lovely Style”

This show is bad for my health. The amount of fanservice in this episode was near toxic levels – and I loved it!

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November 1, 2013 at 2:15 am Comments (123)

IS: Infinite Stratos 2 – 04

「ミステリアス・レイディ」 (Misuteriasu Reidi)
“Mysterious Lady”

It’s action time as a mysterious evil organization tries to take Ichika’s IS.

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October 25, 2013 at 9:46 am Comments (59)

IS: Infinite Stratos 2 – 03

「硝子少女(シンデレラ・ヒール)の透色和音(すきいろわおん)」 (Garasu Shoujo (Shinderera Hiiru) no Touru-iro Waon (su Kiiro wa on))
“Translucent Chord of Cinderella’s Heel”

Tatenashi-sempai is doing a great job of pushing the characters into new and entertaining situations, but there’s something dark lurking amid the school festival.

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October 17, 2013 at 10:57 pm Comments (95)

IS: Infinite Stratos 2 – 02

「恋スル☆舌下錠」 (Koi suru ☆ Zekkajou)
“Heart Pain Killer”

Long live Ichika’s harem! May it grow ever larger with every passing season.

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October 11, 2013 at 12:38 am Comments (94)

IS: Infinite Stratos 2 – 01

「一夏(ひとなつ)の想いで」 (Ichi Natsu (Hito Natsu) no Omoi de)
“The Memory of Summer”

They’re baaaack! This episode mainly served as a reintroduction to the characters, though it also provided a little intrigue and plenty of fun with Butler Charlotte and Meido Laura.

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October 3, 2013 at 7:46 pm Comments (188)

IS Infinite Stratos – OVA

「恋に焦がれる六重奏」 (Koi ni Kogareru Rokujuusou)
“Sextet Yearning for Love”

If the finale back in spring didn’t seem conclusive enough on who won the harem war over Ichika’s heart, then this OVA should definitely clear up any confusion.

Update: Added live performances from the IS One-Off Festival. HD caps uploaded too. Force a browser refresh (Ctrl+F5) to see them.

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December 6, 2011 at 6:28 am Comments (130)

IS Infinite Stratos – 12 (END)

「君の名は(ユア・ネーム・イズ)」 (Kimi no Na wa (Yua Neemu Izu))
“Your Name Is”

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Charlotte just as much as the next person after seeing the amazing chemistry she had with Ichika, but deep-down inside I have to root for the girl who’s loved Ichika the longest and suddenly had to deal with a swarm of foreigners flocking around him.

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April 1, 2011 at 3:05 am Comments (120)

IS Infinite Stratos – 11

「ゲット・レディ」 (Getto Redi)
“Get Ready”

Like me, a lot of Super Robot Wars fans are still waiting to see some real men “ride one another”, but in the meantime, Infinite Stratos provides its own take on that suggestive idea with Byakushiki mounting on top of Akatsubaki. Mecha fans can rejoice, because the IS variety also starts off with Houki discarding her pride before offering Ichika a good ride up top.

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March 24, 2011 at 9:05 pm Comments (151)

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