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Shingeki no Kyojin – 15

「特別作戦班 ―反撃前夜②―」 (Tokubetsu Sakusen Han ―Hangeki Zenya (2)―)
“The Special Ops Squad ―Prelude to the Counterattack (2)―”

It’s not so much a Band of Brothers as it is a Band of Freaks. But that’s just how the Recon Corps rolls and I’m okay with that.

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July 20, 2013 at 7:11 pm Comments (65)

Shingeki no Kyojin – 14

「まだ目を見れない ―反撃前夜①―」 (Mada Me o Mire Nai ―Hangeki Zenya ①― )
“Can’t Look Into His Eyes ―Prelude to the Counterattack (1)―”

Now that’s how you start a second half.

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July 13, 2013 at 7:55 pm Comments (79)

Shingeki no Kyojin – 13

「原初的欲求 ―トロスト区攻防戦⑨―」(Gensho Teki Yokkyu ―Torosuto Ku Kobo Sen ⑨―)
“Basic Needs ―Defense of Trost (9)―”

No matter how terrifying the world is, it doesn’t matter! However cruel the world may be… it doesn’t matter! ALL THAT MATTERS IS THAT WE FIGHT FOR OUR FREEDOM. YEAH, AMERICA! I mean—

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June 29, 2013 at 9:44 pm Comments (95)

Shingeki no Kyojin – 12

「傷 ―トロスト区攻防戦⑧―」 (Kizu ―Torosuto Ku Kobo Sen ⑧―)
“Wound ―Defense of Trost (8)―”

Hell hath no fury like Mikasa.

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June 22, 2013 at 7:57 pm Comments (96)

Shingeki no Kyojin – 11

「偶像 ―トロスト区攻防戦⑦―」 (Gūzō ―Torosuto Ku Kōbō Sen ⑦―)
“Icon ―Defense of Trost (7)―”

Sometimes, there’s just no substitute for victory.

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June 15, 2013 at 5:55 pm Comments (103)

Shingeki no Kyojin – 10

「応える ―トロスト区攻防戦⑥―」 (Kotaeru ―Torosuto Ku Kobo Sen ⑥―)
“Answer ―Defense of Trost (6)―”

The cruel realities of war lead to a turning point of unrivaled significance.

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June 8, 2013 at 6:21 pm Comments (105)

Shingeki no Kyojin – 09

「左腕の行方 ―トロスト区攻防戦⑤―」 (Sawan no Yukue ―Torosuto Ku Kobo Sen ⑤―)
“The Left Arm’s Whereabouts ―Defense of Trost (5)―”

The suffering just never ends with this show. Just when you think you get a breather, the suffering just returns in another form.

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June 1, 2013 at 5:17 pm Comments (186)

Shingeki no Kyojin – 08

「心臓の鼓動が聞こえる ―トロスト区攻防戦④―」 (Shinzo No Kodō Ga Kikoeru ―Torosuto Ku Kōbō Sen ④―)
“I Can Hear a Heart Beating ―Defense of Trost (4)―”

This is one of those episodes where words just aren’t enough.

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May 25, 2013 at 7:45 pm Comments (138)

Shingeki no Kyojin – 07

「小さな刃 ―トロスト区攻防戦③―」 (Chīsana Ha ―Torosuto Ku Kobo Sen ③―)
“A Small Blade ―Defense of Trost (3)―”

Did I ever mention the definition of insanity?

**Comments are now open.

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May 18, 2013 at 6:13 pm Comments (218)

Shingeki no Kyojin – 06

「少女が見た世界 ―トロスト区攻防戦②―」 (Shojo ga Mita Sekai ―Torosuto ku Koubousen ②―)
“The World She Saw ―Defense of Trost (2)―”

It’s amazing just how big of a tone shift Shingeki no Kyojin made. You could almost say the shift was titanic. (Alright alright. I won’t do that ever again.)

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May 12, 2013 at 1:42 pm Comments (122)

Shingeki no Kyojin – 05

「初陣 ―トロスト区攻防戦①―」 (uijin ―Torosuto ku Koubousen ①―)
“First Battle ―Defense of Trost (1)―”

Finally, the moment I’ve been waiting for; Steampunk Spidermen versus the Man-Eating Eotens.

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May 5, 2013 at 8:41 am Comments (210)

Shingeki no Kyojin – 04

「解散式の夜 ―人類の再起②―」 (Kaisan Shiki no Yoru ―Jinrui no Saiki ②―)
“Night of the Disbanding ―Mankind’s Recovery (2)―”

Human nature is truly a double-edged sword—one that either causes our own downfall or guides us to our salvation.

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April 27, 2013 at 9:30 pm Comments (159)

Shingeki no Kyojin – 03

「絶望の中で鈍く光る ―人類の再起①―」 (Zetsubō no Naka de Nibuku Hikaru ―Jinrui no Saiki ①―)
“Shining Dimly in the Midst of Despair ―Mankind’s Recovery (1)―”

“Prayer won’t change anything. What you need right now is the resolve to fight.” As Eren learns the hard way, the path to becoming a savior is not one for the faint of heart—a notion that paves the way for one of the best developmental episodes I’ve seen in a while.

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April 20, 2013 at 8:13 pm Comments (152)

Shingeki no Kyojin – 02

「その日 ―シガンシナ陥落②―」 (Sono Hi ―Shiganshina Kanraku ②―)
“That Day ―Fall of Shiganshina Pt. 2―”

Nothing stops this train of suffering.

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April 13, 2013 at 8:17 pm Comments (186)

Shingeki no Kyojin – 01

「二千年後の君へ」 (Ni Sen Nen Go No Kimi E)
“To You, In 2000 Years.”

Random Curiosity’s most anticipated series finally makes its debut—and with it, gives us a glimpse of why it was so hyped in the first place. Sawano Hiroyuki shows off why he’s one of the best composers in recent years, Production I.G. lives up to its solid animation pedigree, and it’s quite the faithful adaptation to boot.

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April 6, 2013 at 7:02 pm Comments (187)

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