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PSYCHO-PASS – 17

「鉄の腸」 (Kurogane no Harawata)
“Iron Heart”

“Make a contract with me and become a magical girl! a part of the Sybil System!”

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February 19, 2013 at 12:49 am Comments (69)

PSYCHO-PASS – 16

「裁きの門」 (Sabaki no Mon)
“Gate of Judgement”

What is justice?

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February 7, 2013 at 8:40 pm Comments (147)

PSYCHO-PASS – 15

「硫黄降る街」 (Iou Furu Machi)
“The Town Where Sulphur Falls”

Do androids dream of electric sheep?

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February 2, 2013 at 2:12 am Comments (63)

PSYCHO-PASS – 14

「甘い毒」 (Amai Doku)
“Sweet Poison”

Extreme suffering and a penchant for violence is a staple in any Urobutcherbuchi Gen show, but their presence in PSYCHO-PASS strikes a different chord than their use in Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica or Fate/Zero.

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January 29, 2013 at 2:58 am Comments (69)

PSYCHO-PASS – 13

「深淵からの招待」 (Shinen kara no Shoutai)
“Invitation from the Abyss”

He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you.
- Friedrich Nietzsche, “Beyond Good and Evil”, Aphorism 146 (1886)

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January 21, 2013 at 12:41 pm Comments (69)

PSYCHO-PASS – 12

「Devil’s Crossroad」

While this Ernie Ball advertisement side-story wasn’t the episode many had hoped for after the events of episode 11, it still played an important role in the general narrative of the series.

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January 14, 2013 at 4:00 am Comments (50)

PSYCHO-PASS – 11

「聖者の晩餐」 (Seija no Bansan)
“The Saint’s Supper”

I’m not sure anyone’s Psycho-Pass hue could stay clear after this episode.

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December 26, 2012 at 9:00 pm Comments (101)

PSYCHO-PASS – 10

「メトスラの遊戯」 (Metosura no Yuugi)
“The Game of Methuselah”

Girl, take off all your clothes if you want to live…

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December 17, 2012 at 12:06 am Comments (61)

PSYCHO-PASS – 09

「楽園の果実」 (Rakuen no Kajitsu)
“Fruit of Paradise”

Even the lull before the storm somehow manages to be more thought-provoking than most episodes of other shows.

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December 10, 2012 at 5:02 am Comments (77)

PSYCHO-PASS – 08

「あとは、沈黙」 (Ato wa, Chinmoku)
“The Rest, Is Silence”

While this series is set in a fascinating dystopian society just begging to be explored, it is also populated with equally fascinating psychopathic inhabitants who deserve just as much focus, if not more. Much can be learned about a society from the people who are most affected by it.

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December 5, 2012 at 12:08 pm Comments (65)

PSYCHO-PASS – 07

「紫蘭の花言葉」 (Shiran no Hanakotoba)
“Symbolism of Bletilla Striata”

Ouryou Rikako redefines what it means to be a ladykiller – and a society that is able to give its citizens a life free of stress and suffering redefines what it means to be human.

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November 24, 2012 at 6:30 am Comments (51)

PSYCHO-PASS – 06

「狂王子の帰還」 (Kyou Ouji no Kikan)
“Return of the Psychotic Prince”

Sometimes it feels like one episode of this show contains as much material to mull over as multiple episodes of other shows.

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November 21, 2012 at 2:04 am Comments (54)

PSYCHO-PASS – 05

「誰も知らないあなたの顔」 (Daremo Shiranai Anata no Kao)
“No One Knows Your Face”

No one in this show seems to be familiar with the concept of interrogations, but at least some are still somewhat knowledgeable in philosophy!

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November 14, 2012 at 4:50 am Comments (37)

PSYCHO-PASS – 04

「誰も知らないあなたの仮面」 (Daremo Shiranai Anata no Kamen)
“No One Knows Your Mask”

What do you get when you cross PSYCHO-PASS with elements from Sword Art Online and Halloween?

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November 4, 2012 at 2:06 pm Comments (72)

PSYCHO-PASS – 03

「成しうる者」 (Nashi Uru Mono)
“Those Capable”

Sibyl’s system is nowhere near perfect – there remain enough chinks in the armor for the darker side of man to slip through, as it unfortunately always seems to do.

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October 27, 2012 at 11:23 pm Comments (64)

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