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Ryuu no Haisha: The Dragon Dentist (Special) – 01

「龍の歯医者」 (Ryuu no Haisha)
“The Dragon Dentist”

The Dragon Dentist is more an amalgam of fascinating concepts than an actual story, but if the aim was to create something that breaks the increasingly predictable mold of production committee anime, I think the mission is mostly accomplished.

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February 23, 2017 at 8:40 pm Comments (9)

Ajin – OVA 02

「亜人 OVA2」 (Ajin OVA 2)

OVAs are funny things.

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January 5, 2017 at 6:03 pm Comment (1)

Fate/Grand Order -First Order-

「Fate/Grand Order -First Order-」

Ah, the cash cow just keeps on giving.

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January 1, 2017 at 6:38 am Comments (66)

Shelter

「Shelter」

Is this the future of anime?

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October 18, 2016 at 4:46 pm Comments (63)

Mahoutsukai no Yome: Hoshi Matsu Hito – OVA 1

「星待つひと:前篇」 (Hoshi Matsu Hito: Zenpen)
“The Man Who Waits for Stars”

I can’t imagine too many viewers weren’t gobsmacked by the first episode of Mahoutsukai no Yome: Hoshi Matsu Hito.

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September 22, 2016 at 11:32 pm Comments (9)

Ajin: Nakamura Shinya Jiken – OVA 1

「中村慎也事件」 (Nakamura Shinya Jiken)
“The Nakamura Shinya Incident”

I’m very glad Ajin is returning to our screens.

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August 21, 2016 at 12:44 pm Comments (3)

Planetarian ~ Chiisana Hoshi no Yume – 05 (END)

「ゆめみの願い」 (Yumemi no Negai)
“Yumemi’s Wish”

Acta est fabula. Plaudite?

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August 5, 2016 at 8:40 am Comments (24)

Planetarian ~ Chiisana Hoshi no Yume – 04

「酒に酔う」 (Sake ni You)
“Drunk on Alcohol”

In vino, veritas?

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July 29, 2016 at 10:49 am Comments (9)

Planetarian ~ Chiisana Hoshi no Yume – 03

「ゆめみの投影」 (Yumemi no Tōei)
“Yumemi’s Projection”

If I recall correctly, Perseus and Andromeda, quite exceptionally, didn’t actually end up dying horribly.

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July 22, 2016 at 1:02 pm Comments (10)

Planetarian Chiisana Hoshi no Yume – 02

「投影機修理」 (Tōeiki Shūri)
“Repairing the Projector”

Ask Turing in the afterlife: can computers have a soul?

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July 15, 2016 at 10:50 am Comments (11)

ARIA The AVVENIRE – capitolo 03 (END)

「その 遙かなる未来へ… / その みらくるな未来へ…」 (Sono Haruka naru Mirai e… / Sono Mirakuru na Mirai e…)
“Towards the Faraway Future… / Towards the Miraculous Future…”

To me, any ARIA we get after so long is a bit of a miracle in itself.

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July 12, 2016 at 11:58 am Comments (8)

Planetarian ~ Chiisana Hoshi no Yume – 01

「ロボットの花束」 (Robotto no Hanataba)
“The Robot’s Bouquet”

‘Why don’t you come to the planetarium?
The beautiful twinkling of eternity that will never fade, no matter what.
All the stars in the sky are waiting for you.’

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July 9, 2016 at 3:16 am Comments (31)

Omoide no Marnie

「思い出のマーニー」 (Omoide no Marnie)
“When Marnie Was There”

It’s dispiriting to think this could be the last Ghibli film to grace our screens. But at the very least we ended with one of the studio’s best to date.

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June 13, 2016 at 10:32 am Comments (10)

Girls und Panzer der Film

「ガールズ&パンツァー 劇場版」 (Gāruzu & Pantsā Gekijōban)
“Girls und Panzer Movie”

Now with more girls and more panzer.

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June 10, 2016 at 6:30 am Comments (88)

ARIA The AVVENIRE – capitolo 02

「その 暖かなさよならは…」 (Sono Atataka na Sayonara wa…)
“That Warm Goodbye…”

Yes, I’m more than a month late, but there’s no bad time to catch up on ARIA.

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May 5, 2016 at 6:52 am Comments (18)

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