Yesterday at 11:52 pm Comments (11)
Now that every show has had a few episodes to make its case—and I’ve had a few extra days to completely forget I was supposed to make this post, whoopsie!—it’s time to tell you what we’ll be blogging this season. This is Random Curiosity’s Spring 2017 blogging schedule.
As always, this is a tentative overview of our plans for the new season . . . is what we used to say, but with multiple episodes under our belts, we’re pretty confident in our picks. Will some of them blow up in our faces? Probably. (Looking at you, Seiren.) But this is what we’re going with.
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April 17, 2017 at 9:21 am Comments (14)
「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.
Continue Reading "Strike the Blood II – OVA – 01, 02, 03"
April 15, 2017 at 8:47 pm Comments (51)
「剣姫と妖精」 (Kenki to Yousei)
“The Sword Princess and the Elf”
Take that, Takaii-sempai. My light novel adaption’s name is longer than yours!
Continue Reading "Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatte Iru Darouka Gaiden: Sword Oratoria – 01"
April 15, 2017 at 4:11 am Comments (26)
「傲慢たる堕天使」 (Goumantaru Daten-shi)
“The Proud Fallen Angel”
If you’re going to watch this, you’re gonna want to watch it uncensored. Just sayin’.
This post may be NSFW for most workplaces. Almost all of them, really.
Continue Reading "sin Nanatsu no Taizai – 01"
April 14, 2017 at 9:47 am Comments (9)
「恋と純情のサービス回 / 冴えない竜虎の相見えかた」 (Koi to Junjou no Service Kai / Saenai Ryuuko Aimamiekata)
“Fanservice of of Love and Pure Hearts / The Way of Two Boring Rivals’ Encounter”
It’s been more than two years, but thankfully nothing has changed.
Continue Reading "Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata ♭ – 00, 01"
April 12, 2017 at 6:52 pm Comments (4)
「ぼくたちは、ほんとのこころを、かくしてる」 (Bokutachi wa, Honto no Kokoro o, Kakushiteru)
“We’re Hiding How We Truly Feel”
I feel like I always say this, but it’s been a long time since I’ve blogged a shoujo romantic/comedy/slice-of-life, and I think I need more of these in my life for some feel-good anime.
Continue Reading "Fukumenkei Noise – 01"
April 11, 2017 at 9:37 pm Comments (40)
「太陽の傾いたこの世界で -broken chronograph-」 (Taiyou no Katamuita kono Sekai de -broken chronograph-)
“In this sunny world -broken chronograph-”
So many things about this anime and this first episode were just so spot on that I can barely contain my excitement long enough to write this excerpt.
Continue Reading "Shuumatsu Nani Shitemasuka? Isogashii Desuka? Sukutte Moratte Ii Desuka? – 01"
April 11, 2017 at 12:10 am Comments (26)
「魔女と獣堕ち」 (Majo to kemono ochi)
“The Witch and the Beastfallen”
Why choose between magic and sorcery when you can have both.
Continue Reading "Zero kara Hajimeru Mahou no Sho – 01"
April 10, 2017 at 8:58 pm Comments (8)
「ニダイムの帰郷」 (Nidaimu no kikyou)
“The Nidaime’s Homecoming”
This is a good season for sequels, no question about it.
Continue Reading "Uchouten Kazoku 2 – 01"
April 9, 2017 at 6:15 pm Comments (28)
「十五歳の船出」 (Jyuugo Sai No Funade)
“The 15 Year Old Sets Sail”
Would this reboot of a franchise from the previous decade be JC Staff’s attempted take on Flip Flappers?
Continue Reading "Twin Angel Break – 01"
April 8, 2017 at 11:19 pm Comments (7)
「こいつぁ春から……」 (Koitsu ~a haru kara……)
“From This Spring…”
Kabukibu! was perhaps the biggest wild card in the deck this season.
Continue Reading "Kabukibu! – 01"
April 8, 2017 at 10:23 pm Comments (31)
「妹と開かずの間」 (Imouto to Akazu no Ma)
“My Little Sister and The Sealed Room”
Man, everything I’ve been covering thus far has just been getting better and better and I think I’ve hit the peak with Eromanga Sensei. Erm, I mean I don’t know anyone by that name.
Continue Reading "Eromanga Sensei – 01"
April 8, 2017 at 10:03 pm Comments (41)
「素晴らしき航海 I will remember everything that happened to me.」 (Subarashiki koukai)
“The Wonderful Voyage -I will remember everything that happened to me.-”
If you could bring your characters to life, where would you hide the doujins?
Continue Reading "Re:CREATORS – 01"
April 8, 2017 at 1:09 pm Comments (17)
「とくぎは、かかしです」 (Tokugi wa, Kakashi desu)
“My Talent is Being a Scarecrow”
I think I may have found a partial replacement for the slice-of-life void that last season left in my heart.
Continue Reading "Hinako Note – 01"
April 8, 2017 at 8:08 am Comments (27)
The changes to the world are interesting. The characters are better than they’re not. It’s not totally there yet, but it has my attention.
Continue Reading "Shingeki no Bahamut: Virgin Soul – 01"