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Mahoutsukai no Yome – 10

「We Live and Learn」

So let me get this straight – Lindel is Hisoka, his familiar is Gon and his master is Sailor Moon?

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December 10, 2017 at 3:42 pm Comments (12)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 09

「None So Deaf as Those Who Will Not Hear 」

Elias may be old and in many ways wise, but clearly he doesn’t understand Chise’s heart yet.

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December 3, 2017 at 11:44 am Comments (14)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 08

「Let Sleeping Dogs Lie」

If the greatest sin you can ascribe to a show is consistency, you know it’s in pretty good shape.

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November 26, 2017 at 1:53 pm Comments (18)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 07

「Talk of the Devil, and He is Sure to Appear」

Sometimes a lack of surprises can be a good thing.

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November 19, 2017 at 2:23 pm Comments (14)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 06

「The Faerie Queene」

Earlier I called Kekkai Sensen’s Episode 6 the most visually striking anime ep of the season, but Mahoutsukai certainly re-stated its case in very strong terms.

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November 12, 2017 at 1:32 pm Comments (30)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 05

「Love Conquers All」

There are a lot of important things happening here in the background (as there often are in this series) but what’s happening front and center is so profoundly unpleasant that it’s hard to get past it.

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November 5, 2017 at 11:21 pm Comments (18)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 04

「Everything Must Have a Beginning」

If I’m honest, this isn’t my favorite arc in Mahoutsukai, though it’s not due to any lack of quality.

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October 29, 2017 at 1:11 pm Comments (20)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 03

「The Balance Distinguishes Not Between Gold and Lead」

This was just sad and beautiful – nothing else is as important as that.

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October 22, 2017 at 2:03 pm Comments (11)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 02

「One today is worth two tomorrows」

I think you can see after two episodes what all the fuss is about with this series, both the manga and the anime.

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October 15, 2017 at 12:08 pm Comments (27)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 01

「April Showers Bring May Flowers」

With shows like this, that whole anime thing may just work out…

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October 8, 2017 at 5:43 pm Comments (39)