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Prison School – 01

「ノゾキ大作戦」 (Nozoki Daisakusen)
“The Peep Job”

I’ll start by saying that I don’t think I’m the intended audience for this show… and perhaps that’s because I’m jealous that Meiko’s bust defies gravity.

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July 10, 2015 at 11:03 pm Comments (44)

Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace – 02

「人間椅子(後編)」 (Ningen Isu (Kouhen))

“The Human Chair (Part II)”

To borrow a thoroughly overused phrase: WTF did I just watch?

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July 10, 2015 at 11:11 am Comments (35)

Himouto! Umaru-chan – 01

「うまるとおにいちゃん」 (Umaru to Onii-chan)
“Umaru and Onii-chan”

If you liked what Dogakobo did with Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun or Love Lab, then Himouto! Umaru-chan will be right up your alley.

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July 8, 2015 at 3:14 pm Comments (21)

Overlord – 01

「終わりと始まり」 (Owari to Hajimari)
“End and Beginning”

Another story – about a man trapped inside a video game.

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July 8, 2015 at 1:57 pm Comments (62)

Jitsu wa Watashi wa – 01

「告白しよう!」 (Kokuhaku Shiyo u!)
“I’ll Confess!”

We have a boy with the inability to lie or keep a secret, and then there’s his high school crush, who just so happens so be a vampire in disguise. What could go possibly wrong?

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July 6, 2015 at 5:28 pm Comments (43)

Dragon Ball Super – 01

「平和の報酬1億ゼニーは誰の手に!? 」 (Heiwa no Houshuu Ichioku Zenii wa Dare no te ni!?)
“The World Peace Prize. Who’s Getting the 100 Million Zeni?!”

My childhood is back. I can’t explain the amount of nostalgia that I get just watching the first episode of Dragon Ball Super.

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July 6, 2015 at 2:12 pm Comments (53)

Chaos Dragon: Sekiryuu Sen’eku – 01

「一殺多生」 (Issatsutashō)
“Kill One, Save Many”

Well, there is chaos and there is a dragon. Is that enough?

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July 6, 2015 at 8:55 am Comments (37)

Ushio to Tora – 01

「うしおとらとであうの縁」 (Ushi o Tora to Deau no en)

“The Fateful Meeting of Ushio & Tora”

That was a journey back in time, in more ways than one.

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July 6, 2015 at 12:01 am Comments (28)

Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai – 01

「公序良俗は誰が為に」 (Koujoryouzoku wa Daregatame ni)
“Whom Does Public Order and Morality Serve?”


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July 5, 2015 at 4:25 pm Comments (50)

Senki Zesshou Symphogear GX – 01

「奇跡の殺戮者」 (Kiseki no Satsuriku Sha)
“Slaughterers of Miracles”

Talk about starting things off with a bang.

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July 4, 2015 at 6:12 pm Comments (47)

GATE: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakeri – 01

「自衛隊、異世界へ行く」 (Jieitai, Isekai e Iku)
“The Self-Defense Force Goes to Another World”

For once, I’m less concerned about what an anime is and more about what it could be.

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July 4, 2015 at 9:02 am Comments (231)

Aoharu x Kikanjuu – 01

「死なない殺し合いを始めようか」 (Shina nai Koroshiai o Hajimeyo u ka )
“Let’s Start This Deathless Death Match”

I don’t exactly know what I was expecting from Aoharu x Kikanjuu, but I certainly didn’t think it would be this good.

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July 4, 2015 at 4:57 am Comments (27)

Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace – 01

「人間椅子(前編)」 (Ningen isu (Zenpen))

“Human Chair (Prequel)”

Welcome back, NoitaminA – it’s almost like you never left.

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July 3, 2015 at 9:50 am Comments (51)

Okusama ga Seitokaichou! – 01

「生徒会長の嫁ぎ先」 (Seito Kaichou no Totsugi-saki)
“The Student Council President’s Married-into Family”

A lot flirty, a good bit ecchi … and yet, the short format makes even this simple story seem simultaneously rushed and lethargic, denying us the time it takes to properly enjoy the antics. At least for this first episode.

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July 2, 2015 at 10:12 pm Comments (39)

Re-Kan – Life-Affirming Ghost Stories

Ghosts, friends, smiles, warmth, & girls holding hands. This picture says it all.

A slice-of-life with ghosts. What could have easily been a gag anime with a tinge of yuri became one of the more contemplative, meaningful, and life-affirming series of spring—even though a large part of the cast was already dead.

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June 27, 2015 at 6:54 pm Comments (21)

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