September 18, 2014 at 10:57 am Comments (189)
Say good-bye to the hot summer temperatures with a refreshing fall breeze and a slew of new anime for your viewing pleasure. There are some big hitters making their triumphant return, like Fate/Stay Night diving into its Unlimited Blade Works route and Log Horizon starting its second season. Some crazy slice-of-lifes making their fall debut include the mermaid-related Ore no Furo Jijou and the Akiba based bookstore Denki-Gai no Honya-san. There’s also a bunch of your typical fare to fill in the cracks, like Kyoto Animation’s slackstick drama Amagi Brilliant Park, a Sunrise original called Cross Ange: Tenshi to Ryuu no Rondo, A-1 pictures’ part-medieval part-shounen Nanatsu no Taizai, a high school based fantasy known as Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de from Studio Trigger, and Studio Ghibli’s first foray into television with Sanzoku no Musume Ronja. One’s taste in anime can be really subjective, but I think this season’s offerings provide enough for anyone to find something they’ll like. So what are you waiting for? Start scrolling!
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July 14, 2014 at 3:15 pm Comments (79)
「剣と学院と火猫少女」 (Ken to Gakuin to Hineko Shoujo)
“The Sword, the School, and the Fire Cat-Girl”
Is it action? Is it ecchi? Is it harem? A little of all three. It has the potential to be one of the better action-fantasy harem series, and the first episode has neither confirmed nor destroyed said potential.
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July 13, 2014 at 4:34 pm Comments (45)
「侵略開始!?」 (Shinryaku Kaishi!?)
“The Invasion Starts!?”
Silver Link is back with another wacky comedy adaption! Today’s topic: smashing the universes of Ika Musume and Haruhi into one apartment room.
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July 11, 2014 at 6:55 pm Comments (110)
「白い少女」 (Shiroi Shoujo)
It’s like X-men in Toyko, and the bad ESPers have the upper hand. Also, it’s bloodier.
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July 10, 2014 at 7:28 pm Comments (97)
Watanabe Shinichiro’s new original series is here. Let’s just say expectations were met.
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July 10, 2014 at 12:42 pm Comments (12)
「テントに泊まろう！」 (Tento ni Tomarou!)
“Let’s Sleep Over in a Tent!”
Yama no Susume is back, and each episode has a 13-minute run-time instead of a lonely 3-minutes. It makes the transition smoothly.
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July 10, 2014 at 2:04 am Comments (15)
「 あなたののぞみかなえます」 (Anata no Nozemi ka Naemasu)
“I Will Grant Your Wish”
The mind of a mangaka is an interesting thing.
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July 9, 2014 at 10:28 pm Comments (51)
I clearly missed the memo on a volleyball anime premiering last season, but after learning about Haikyuu while going through blogging applications (which are still under review by the way), I caught up on the first thirteen episodes in just a little over a day.
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July 9, 2014 at 8:34 pm Comments (32)
「ユメヘノトビラ」 (Yume He no Tobira)
“The Door To My Dreams”
There are many doors to be opened this season, but will you open this one? I personally think one should at least take a peek through the cracks, BL aside.
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July 9, 2014 at 5:10 pm Comments (64)
「イリヤgrow up!?」 (Illya Grow Up!?)
“Illya Grow Up!?”
The second season is here, and it’s good. The animation, the soundtrack, the laughs, they’re all there–but how far can the season go?
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July 9, 2014 at 12:11 pm Comments (27)
「憑依合体！モモキュンソード!!」 (Hyouigattai! Momokyunsoudo!!)
“Spiritual Union! Momo Kyun Sword!!”
Yup, this is a fanservice show. And as a fairy tale, it doesn’t fare well.
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July 8, 2014 at 9:13 am Comments (25)
Whether you’ve experienced it to not, first loves leave a deep imprint in your heart that never truly goes away.
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July 7, 2014 at 11:03 pm Comments (29)
「MISSION1 / 入部! / 入部と言ったな?あれは嘘だ / 本当はリアルなサバゲをやるつもりでした」
(MISSION1 / Nyuubu! / Nyuubu to Iittana? Are wa Usoda! Honto wa Riaruna Sabage wo Yarutsumorideshita)
“Mission 1 – Joined the Club! / Didn’t your Join? I was Lying! / I Really Wanted to Play a Real Survival Game”
I wasn’t quite sure what I was getting into when I hit play for Sabagebu!, but all I know is that I really, really liked it and want more.
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July 7, 2014 at 4:33 pm Comments (41)
“Shall We Dance?”
Shall We ダンス (dance) to another beautiful Madhouse production?
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