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Little Busters EX – 06 (OVA)

「誰かが願った小さな世界」 (Dareka ga Negatta Chiisa na Sekai)
“The Small World That Someone Wished For”

I don’t think there’s any question Sasasegawa Sasami’s arc is one of the simpler and more straightforward in the Little Busters anime repertoire.

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August 9, 2014 at 6:32 am Comments (7)

Girls und Panzer: Kore ga Hontou no Anzio-sen Desu! OVA

「これが本当のアンツィオ戦です!」 (Kore ga Hontou no Anzio-sen desu!)
“This is the real Anzio battle!”

After more than a year without Girls und Panzer, Italian is finally on the menu.

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August 4, 2014 at 7:21 pm Comments (52)

Gundam Unicorn – 07 (END)

「虹の彼方に」 (Niji no Kanata ni)
“Over the Rainbow”

It’s been quite a journey with Gundam Unicorn–a four year journey in fact–but the seven-part movie-like OVA series finally comes to a close. Was it worth the wait? The short answer is yes, especially for a longtime fan of the franchise like myself, whose perspective of the Universal Century timeline has been forever changed.

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July 1, 2014 at 3:50 pm Comments (71)

Kaze Tachinu

「風立ちぬ」 (Kaze Tachinu)
“The Wind Rises”

Jirou dreams of airplanes…

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June 28, 2014 at 6:28 am Comments (39)

Little Busters EX – 05 (OVA)

「佐々美、猫になる」 (“Sasami, Neko ni Naru)
“Sasami Turns Into a Cat”

Any episode that ends with Komari disappearing is A-OK in my book…

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June 26, 2014 at 7:15 am Comments (6)

Little Busters! EX – 04

「リトルバスターズ!EX」 (Ritoru Basutaazu! EX)
“Little Busters! EX”

Dammit, Key – you have to make him look good in a skirt and give him Hochan’s voice?

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May 29, 2014 at 12:57 am Comments (5)

Persona 3 The Movie #1: Spring of Birth

「劇場版「ペルソナ3」第1章」 (Gekijo ban Perusona 3 Dai Ichi Sho)
“Persona 3 The Movie #1: Spring of Birth”

“Time never waits. It delivers all equally to the same end.”

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May 26, 2014 at 1:13 pm Comments (63)

Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Boku-tachi wa Mada Shiranai: The Movie

「劇場版 あの日見た花の名前を僕達はまだ知らない」 (Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Boku-tachi wa Mada Shiranai)
“We Still Don’t Know the Name of the Flower We Saw That Day: The Movie”

There’s great comfort in knowing some things never change.

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May 23, 2014 at 2:33 am Comments (33)

Little Busters! EX – 03 (OVA)

「リトルバスターズ!EX」 (Ritoru Basutaazu! EX)
“Little Busters! EX”

With Little Busters it always comes back to that, doesn’t it?

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April 19, 2014 at 5:17 am Comments (14)

Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica the Movie – Part III: Hangyaku no Monogatari

「劇場版 魔法少女まどか☆マギカ 叛逆の物語」
(Gekijo ban Mahou Shojo Madoka Magica: Hangyaku no Monogatari)
“Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica the Movie – Part III: Rebellion Story”

“They are the ones who pray for hope, embrace hopes, and fight ever onward. They are magical girls.”

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April 14, 2014 at 9:55 pm Comments (145)

Kara no Kyoukai: Mirai Fukuin

「空の境界 未来福音」 (Kara no Kyoukai Mirai Fukuin)
“The Garden of sinners/recalled out summer: Future Gospel”

There ain’t no two ways around it. I’m going to miss this series.

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March 9, 2014 at 5:27 pm Comments (60)

Little Busters! EX – 02 (OVA)

「リトルバスターズ!EX」 (Ritoru Basutaazu! EX)
“Little Busters! EX”

Snakes. Why’d it have to be snakes?

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March 8, 2014 at 5:50 am Comments (7)

Little Busters! EX – 01 (OVA)

「リトルバスターズ!EX」 (Ritoru Basutaazu! EX)
“Little Busters! EX”

A new year, and yet another new anime take on Little Busters!.

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February 1, 2014 at 5:04 am Comments (37)

Ghost in the Shell ARISE – 02

「Border:2 – Ghost Whispers」

As the second part of a quadrilogy, one of the things I was looking for was whether or not it served as a proper bridge between the introductory portion of the series and the overarching plot line it wants to give us. Powered by the always fabulous Kusanagi Motoko, it does just that.

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December 26, 2013 at 5:22 pm Comments (11)

Suisei no Gargantia – 15 – OVA

「まれびとの祭壇」 (Mare Bito no Saidan)
“Altar of the Heavenly Visitor”

Bit later than expected, but here we are with Kugel’s untold story.

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December 22, 2013 at 10:05 am Comments (24)

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