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Girls und Panzer das Finale – 01

「ガールズ&パンツァー 最終章 第一話」 (Girls und Panzer – Saishuushou Daichi Wa)
“Girls und Panzer das Finale the First Episode”

Do you hear the panzers sing? Singing the song of high school girls?

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March 28, 2018 at 10:09 am Comments (32)

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya: Sekka no Chikai

「劇場版Fate/kaleid liner プリズマイリヤ 雪下の誓い」 (Gekijou-ban Fate/kaleid liner Purizuma Iriya Sekka no Chikai)
“Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya: Oath Under Snow”

Some things never change, no matter the world.

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February 15, 2018 at 3:23 am Comments (18)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – Hoshi Matsu Hito – OVA – 03

「星待つひと:後篇」 (Hoshi Matsu Hito: Kouhen)

Hoshi Matsu Hito more than stands on its own – in fact, it impresses as an outstanding piece of art on its own terms.

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September 14, 2017 at 9:34 pm Comments (9)

Kimi no Na wa.

「君の名は。」 (Kimi no Na wa.)
“Your Name.”

There’s no doubt what an achievement Kimi no Na wa. is for Shinkai Makoto—in perhaps more ways than one.

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August 4, 2017 at 9:11 am Comments (50)

Demi-chan wa Kataritai – 13

「亜陣ちゃんの夏真澄」 (Demi-Chan no Natsuyasumi)
“Demi-Chan’s Summer Vacation”

Well that was an unexpected surprise! Also, did you know Yuki-onna’s don’t get brain freezes?

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June 30, 2017 at 12:46 am Comments (31)

Strike the Blood II – OVA – 04, 05

「逃亡の第四真祖篇 I+II」 (Tobo no Daiyon Ma So Hen I+II)
“4th Primogenitor on the Run I+II”

WAIT, HE HAS A FATHER?

*As this is an OVA, a few caps may be NSFW.

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June 15, 2017 at 8:01 pm Comments (5)

Koe no Katachi

「聲の形」 (Koe no Katachi)
“The Shape of Voice | A Silent Voice”

Perhaps it’s only appropriate to come out of Koe no Katachi lost for words. But I will try.

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May 30, 2017 at 2:14 am Comments (45)

Strike the Blood II – OVA – 01, 02, 03

「黒の剣巫篇 I+II+III」 (Kuro no Ken Miko hen I+II+III)
“Sword Shaman of the Shadows I+II+III”

This is our fight.

**As this is an OVA, a few caps may be NSFW.

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April 17, 2017 at 9:21 am Comments (16)

Ryuu no Haisha: The Dragon Dentist – OVA – 02

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

The Dragon Dentist is an anime I find myself wanting to love, but not quite being able to.

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April 1, 2017 at 10:54 pm Comments (2)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – Hoshi Matsu Hito – OVA – 02

「星待つひと:中篇」 (Hoshi Matsu Hito: Chuuhen)
“Today”

For me, really, the experience of these OVAs is mostly about the stunning imagery they bring to the screen.

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March 26, 2017 at 11:50 am Comments (5)

Ryuu no Haisha: The Dragon Dentist – OVA – 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 – 01

「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)

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