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Rewrite – 14

「三杯のコーヒー」 (San Hai no Kōhī)
“Three Cups of Coffee”

Have I been too hard on Rewrite?

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January 15, 2017 at 1:41 am Comments (23)

Rewrite – 13 (END)

「君とかわした約束」 (Kimi to Kawashita Yakusoku)
“The Promise I Made With You”

Finally, we’ve come to the end. Of everything!

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September 27, 2016 at 9:53 am Comments (27)

Rewrite – 12

「滅びの歌」 (Horobi no Uta)
“Song of Ruin”

What exactly is it that drives fans to disown an adaptation?

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September 18, 2016 at 7:44 am Comments (33)

Rewrite – 11

「カウントダウン」 (Kauntodaun)
“Countdown”

So… are we counting down to the story’s climax, or the story beginning?

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September 11, 2016 at 9:46 am Comments (11)

Rewrite – 10

「ただ、友として」 (Tada, Tomotoshite)
“Simply, As Friends”

A 55 yen of coffee will save the world!

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September 4, 2016 at 12:25 pm Comments (15)

Rewrite – 09

「回り始める運命」 (Mawarihajimeru Unmei)
“Fate Begins to Turn”

Ex! Po! Sition!

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August 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm Comments (9)

Rewrite – 08

「我が名は篝ちゃん」 (Waga na wa Kagari-chan)
“My Name Is Kagari-chan”

Oh hey, the show’s starting.

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August 21, 2016 at 12:47 pm Comments (14)

Rewrite – 07

「失われた場所」 (Ushinaware ta Basho)
“Place of Parting”

And now, the genre shift.

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August 14, 2016 at 10:38 am Comments (17)

Rewrite – 06

「オカ研活動記録」 (Oka-ken Katsudō Kiroku)
“Occult Club Activity Log”

One of my chief fears is that a rushed adaptation necessarily loses subtlety, and I don’t know if Rewrite can afford more of that.

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August 7, 2016 at 9:52 am Comments (8)

Rewrite – 05

「アサヒハルカ」
“Asahi Haruka”

Even with the undeniable mediocrity at parts, perhaps I can still convince you that Rewrite is worth watching. Or at least will be.

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July 31, 2016 at 1:05 pm Comments (14)

Rewrite – 04

「いつかあの日に帰るまで」 (Itsuka Ano Hi ni Kaeru made)
“Until We Return to Those Days”

Er… was that it?

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July 24, 2016 at 12:34 pm Comments (17)

Rewrite – 03

「ウェルカム、超常現象」 (Werukamu, Chōtsune Genshō)
“Welcome, Supernatural Phenomena”

It’s hard to tell whether Rewrite is simply not explaining itself, or if it is intentionally obfuscating.

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July 17, 2016 at 9:59 am Comments (21)

Rewrite – 02

「青春が始まる場所」 (Seishun ga Hajimaru Basho)
“Where Youth Begins”

From laser squids to youth drama, Rewrite is about many things. But ultimately, about only one thing.

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July 10, 2016 at 10:44 am Comments (20)

Rewrite – 01

「世界か、自分か」 (Sekai ka, Jibun ka)
“The World, or Myself?”

There is a very fine line between surrealism and bad writing.

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July 3, 2016 at 11:12 am Comments (49)