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Musaigen no Phantom World – 13 (END)

「永遠のファントム・ワールド」 (Eien no Fantomu Wārudo)
“The Eternal Phantom World”

Even now, at the finale, are we sure, absolutely sure, that Musaigen no Phantom World is not just making it up as it goes?

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March 31, 2016 at 11:11 am Comments (40)

Musaigen no Phantom World – 12

「母は帰りぬ」 (Haha wa Kaerinu)
“Mother Returns”

Well, that got Oedipus very quickly.

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March 24, 2016 at 10:25 am Comments (23)

Musaigen no Phantom World – 11

「ちびっ子晴彦くん」 (Chibikko Haruhiko-kun)
“Tiny Haruhiko-kun”

Close! Oh so very close.

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March 17, 2016 at 7:54 am Comments (21)

Musaigen no Phantom World – 10

「小さいルルの大きな夢」 (Chīsai Ruru no Ōkina yume)
“Little Ruru’s Big Dream”

In the spirit of Musaigen no Phantom World, I’m just going to write whatever.

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March 10, 2016 at 10:06 am Comments (29)

Musaigen no Phantom World – 09

「幕末ファントム異聞」 (Bakumatsu Fuantomu Ibun)
“The Strange Tale of the Bakumatsu Phantom”

Guys, we need to talk.

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March 3, 2016 at 9:53 am Comments (39)

Musaigen no Phantom World – 08

「猿温泉を突破せよ!」 (Saru Onsen o Toppa Seyo! )
“Break Through the Monkey Hot Spring!”

Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn.

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February 25, 2016 at 9:17 am Comments (54)

Musaigen no Phantom World – 07

「シュレーディンガーの猫屋敷」 (Shurēdingā no Neko Yashiki)
“Schrödinger’s Cat Mansion”

This episode is as much about physics as the rest of Musaigen no Phantom World.

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February 18, 2016 at 9:16 am Comments (36)

Musaigen no Phantom World – 06

「久瑠美とぬいぐるみ王国」 (Kurumi to Nuigurumi Oukoku)
“Kurumi and the Teddy Bear Kingdom”

This week, on a very special episode of Musaigen no Phantom World: don’t do drugs.

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February 11, 2016 at 5:39 am Comments (34)

Musaigen no Phantom World – 05

「特異能力が使えない!」 (Tokui Nōryoku ga Tsukae nai! )
“I Can’t Use My Special Ability!”

All anime combat can be distilled into laser battles.

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February 4, 2016 at 9:40 am Comments (25)

Musaigen no Phantom World – 04

「模造家族」 (Mozō Kazoku)
“Fake Family”

While I prefer the positivity of My Neighbour Totoro, this was still a good episode.

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January 28, 2016 at 10:06 am Comments (26)

Musaigen no Phantom World – 03

「記憶コピペ作戦」 (Kioku Kopipe Sakusen)
“Operation Copy+Paste Memories”

It’s Musaigen no Phantom World‘s most focused episode to date, and probably the strongest for it.

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January 21, 2016 at 9:18 am Comments (28)

Musaigen no Phantom World – 02

「迷惑UFOをやっつけろ!」 (Meiwaku UFO o Yattsukero!)
“Take out the Annoying UFO!”

Would an alien even find humans sexy?

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January 14, 2016 at 12:29 pm Comments (43)

Musaigen no Phantom World – 01

「ファントムの時代」 (Fantomu no Jidai)
“Age of Phantoms”

Kyoto Animation’s first foray into the magical-fantasy-action-harem light novel adaptation is… visually interesting?

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January 7, 2016 at 9:51 am Comments (123)