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Mob Psycho 100 II – 07

「追い込み ~正体~」 (Oikomi ~ shoutai ~)
“Cornered – True Identity -”

It’s the little things that really make the difference with Mob Psycho 100.

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February 19, 2019 at 4:03 pm Comments (6)

Mob Psycho 100 II – 06

「孤独なホワイティー」 (Kodokuna Howaitī)
“Lonely Whitey”

I’ve noted it before, but the thing that really makes Reigen such a standout character is his paradoxical nature.

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February 12, 2019 at 7:09 pm Comments (9)

Mob Psycho 100 II – 05

「不和 ~選択~」 (Fuwa ~ Sentaku ~)
“Discord ~ Choices ~”

“Come into my parlor”, said the spider to the fly.

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February 5, 2019 at 10:06 pm Comments (13)

Mob Psycho 100 II – 04

「中身 ~悪霊~」 (Nakami ~ Akuryou ~)
“Inside ~Evil Spirit~”

It goes without saying that Mob Psycho 100 is a series with tremendous tonal versatility, and we’ve seen a good chunk of that range in the first four eps of this season.

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January 30, 2019 at 2:37 am Comments (10)

Mob Psycho 100 II – 03

「重ねる危険 ~変質~」 (Kasaneru Kiken ~ Henshitsu ~)
“One Danger After Another ~Degeneration~”

OK Dororo, the ball’s back in your court…

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January 22, 2019 at 9:19 pm Comments (5)

Mob Psycho 100 II – 02

「都市伝説 ~噂との遭遇~」 (Toshi Densetsu ~ Uwasa to no Sougu ~ ~)
“Urban Legend ~ Encounter With Rumors ~

It’s in the fitting of these disparate elements together that both ONE and the anime team really display the full heights of their ability, and in their hands even a seemingly routine episode like this one becomes truly exceptional.

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January 15, 2019 at 10:02 pm Comments (7)

Mob Psycho 100 II – 01

「ビリビリ ~誰かが見ている~」 (Biribiri)
“Someone is Watching”

I’m going to need a few minutes to bask in the glory…

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January 8, 2019 at 1:25 pm Comments (20)

Mob Psycho 100 – 12 (END)

「モブと霊幻~巨大ツチノコ現るの巻~」 ()
“Mob and Reigen: A Giant Tsuchinoko Appears”

I can sum this one up in three words: it was great.

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September 27, 2016 at 11:01 pm Comments (26)

Mob Psycho 100 – 11

「師匠~leader~」 (Shishou: Leader)
“Master: Leader”

Reigen has been Mob Psycho 100’s most perplexing character right from the beginning.

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September 20, 2016 at 11:14 pm Comments (17)

Mob Psycho 100 – 10

「巨悪のオーラ~黒幕~」 (Kyoaku no Aura: Kuromaku)
“The Heinous Aura ~Mastermind~”

Nope, there’s no way I’m going to list all those characters – you’ll just have to look ‘em up.

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September 13, 2016 at 8:07 pm Comments (9)

Mob Psycho 100 – 09

「爪”~第7支部~」 (Tsume”~ Dai 7 Shibu ~)
““Claw” ~7th Division~”

The stakes sure have been raised quickly here…

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September 6, 2016 at 11:29 pm Comments (9)

Mob Psycho 100 – 08

「兄ペコ~破壊意思~」 (Ani Peko ~ Hakai Ishi ~)
“The Older Brother Bows ~Destructive Intent~”

No question, the last two days have offered an object lesson in the sometimes harsh realities of anime production, courtesy of two of the Summer’s best series.

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August 30, 2016 at 9:51 pm Comments (17)

Mob Psycho 100 – 07

「昂揚~喪失を手に入れた~」 (Kouyou ~ Soushitsu o eniireta ~)
“Exaltation ~I’ve Obtained Loss~”

One of the things that I especially like about Mob Psycho is the way characters who seem to be very minor players at first keep turning up, proving themselves to be important to the story.

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August 23, 2016 at 11:58 pm Comments (9)

Mob Psycho 100 – 06

「不調和~成るために~」 (Fuchouwa: Naru Tame ni)
“Discord ~To Become One~”

Mob Psycho 100 is firing on all cylinders right now, plain and simple.

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August 16, 2016 at 8:20 pm Comments (6)

Mob Psycho 100 – 05

「OCHIMUSHA~超能力と僕~」 (Ochimusha: Chounouryoku to Boku)
“OCHIMUSHA ~Psychic Powers and Me~”

You know, if you guys would just take my word for it what the really great shows are going to be, we could all save ourselves a lot of time…

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August 9, 2016 at 6:38 pm Comments (20)

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