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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)

Joker Game – 11

「柩」 (Hitsugi)
“Coffin”

‘Dying is the worst decision a spy can make.’

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June 15, 2016 at 7:29 am Comments (18)

Joker Game – 10

「追跡」 (Tsuiseki)
“Pursuit”

We know one sure thing about the spymaster’s life story: that it is ultimately a tragedy.

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June 8, 2016 at 4:04 am Comments (17)

Joker Game – 09

「ダブル・ジョーカー (後編)」 (Daburu Jōkā (Kōhen))
“Double Joker (Second Part)”

In the Joker Game, there is only one player. All others are being played.

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June 1, 2016 at 3:28 am Comments (14)

Joker Game – 08

「ダブル・ジョーカー (前編)」 (Daburu Jōkā (Zenpen))
“Double Joker (First Part)”

Chess is basically a metaphor for anything.

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May 25, 2016 at 4:03 am Comments (11)

Joker Game – 07

「暗号名ケルベロス」 (Angōmei Keruberosu )
“Codename: Kerberos”

Not exactly a mystery this week, but there is an Enigma.

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May 18, 2016 at 3:50 am Comments (14)

Joker Game – 06

「アジア・エクスプレス」 (Ajia Ekusupuresu)
“Asia Express”

It seems that episodes set in China are murder mysteries.

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May 11, 2016 at 8:33 am Comments (13)

Joker Game – 05

「ロビンソン」 (Robinson)
“Robinson”

Joker Game has always been aware of the psychological dimensions of a good spy thriller, but it is perhaps most directly demonstrated in this episode.

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May 4, 2016 at 3:52 am Comments (20)

Joker Game – 04

「魔都」 (Mato)
“City of Temptation”

You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy.

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April 27, 2016 at 9:12 am Comments (32)

Joker Game – 03

「誤算」 (Gosan)
“Miscalculation”

Well, that was thrilling.

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April 20, 2016 at 10:41 am Comments (23)

Joker Game – 02

「ジョーカー・ゲーム(後編)」 (Jōkā Gēmu (Kōhen))
“Joker Game (Part 2)”

People sure do smirk a lot on this show.

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April 13, 2016 at 8:40 am Comments (24)

Joker Game – 01

「ジョーカー・ゲーム(前編)」 (Jōkā Gēmu (Zenpen))
“Joker Game (Part 1)”

Looking for a good espionage anime? Joker Game has it all.

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April 6, 2016 at 9:44 am Comments (60)