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Oshiete! Galko-chan – 01

「ギャルな女の子って本当ですか?」 (Galkona Onnanokotte Hontoudesuka?)
“Is True You’re A Gyaru?”

I’ve watched a lot of short-format shows in my time, but it’s been quite a while since I’ve liked one this much right from the start.

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January 9, 2016 at 2:52 am Comments (7)

GATE: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri – 13

「開宴」 (Kaien)
“The Banquet Begins”

GATE returns like it’s never been gone, with a set-up episode for the Flaming Dragon Arc and its battles to come.

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January 8, 2016 at 5:33 pm Comments (73)

Sekkou Boys – 01

「私の芸術的人生の7年間を要約する現実的寓意」 (Watashi no Geijutsu Teki Jinsei no 7 Nenkan o Youyaku suru Genjitsu Teki Guii)
“A Visceral Allegory of Seven Years of My Artistic Life”

Sekkou Boys – The tale of a 22 year-old art school graduate who suffers trauma from marble statues and is assigned to be the manager of a new idol group comprised of four talking marble statues. It’s just as ridiculous as it sounds, and it’s kind of amazing.

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January 8, 2016 at 11:41 am Comments (14)

Shoujo-tachi wa Kouya wo Mezasu – 01

「夢を追う少女」 (Yume wo Ou Shōjo)
“Girls Who Chase After Their Dreams”

Pleasant charm, natural exposition, and hidden potential—it’s all a pilot can ask for.

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January 8, 2016 at 9:27 am Comments (31)

Active Raid: Kidou Kyoushuushitsu Dai-Hakkei – 01

「File 1: コー​​ド No. 538」 (File 1 : Kō ​​do No. 538)
“File 1: Code No. 538″

Anime future police sentai. It’s as flashy as it sounds.

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January 7, 2016 at 11:59 pm Comments (34)

Haruchika ~Haruta to Chika wa Seishun Suru~ – 01

「メロディアスな暗号」 (Merodiasu na Angou)
“Melodious Cipher”

I think people are talking about the wrong things with this series, but I guess that’s to be expected.

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January 7, 2016 at 9:14 pm Comments (50)

NORN9: Norn + Nonette – 01

「空を征く船」 (Sora wo Seikufune)
“The Ship That Sails in the Sky”

You know what? This show is actually pretty fun!

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January 7, 2016 at 9:03 pm Comments (15)

Ojisan to Marshmallow – 01

「日下さんとマシュマロ」 (Kusaka-san to Mashumaro)
“Kusaka-san and Marshmallow”

Finally, the Paul Blart: Mall Cop anime that we all deserve. But there’s a twist – it’s actually really good! It’s sweet and addictive, just like marshmallows, and a serious contender for the best short of the Winter season.

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January 7, 2016 at 1:04 pm Comments (14)

Sushi Police – 01

「スシポリス参上」 (Sushiporisu Sanjyou!)
“Calling The Sushi Police!”

Sushi Police is a pretty wild show. In both the literal and the figurative sense.

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January 6, 2016 at 1:06 pm Comments (6)

Yuru Yuri San☆Hai! – Ever Sweet

All the colours of the yuri rainbow.

Yuru Yuri is a rare case where each season is better than the last.

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December 22, 2015 at 8:00 am Comments (11)

Digimon Adventure tri. – 01, 02, 03, 04

Waiting… Waiting… I’ve been waiting for this release since the spring preview and I honestly didn’t believe it would make it before the end of the year. Luckily I’m proven wrong and I’m proud to finally present to you the return of Digimon for its 15th year anniversary!

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November 27, 2015 at 12:12 pm Comments (61)

Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka?? – 01

「笑顔とフラッシュがやかましいこれが私の自称姉です」 (Egao to furasshu ga Yakamashii Kore ga Watashi no Jishou Anedesu)
“Her Smile and Flash Are Annoying: That’s My So-Called Older Sister”

I feel rejuvenated. My exhaustion is fading away.

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October 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm Comments (27)

Shinmai Maou no Testament BURST – 01

「あなたの為にできる事を」 (Anatanotameni Dekiru Koto o)
“What I Can Do For You”

Earlier indications are that this magical-fantasy-action-harem-ecchi anime might not go the way of IS2. It’s looking bigger, better, more action-packed, and yes, filled with ecchi from the start. Shinmai Maou no Testament BURST hits the ground running.

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October 10, 2015 at 2:54 pm Comments (26)

Garo: Guren no Tsuki – 01

「陰陽」 (Onmyou)

Garo is back! But if you didn’t watch the first season when it aired this time last year, then fear not – this is a new story, set in a Japan during the Heian Period, with new characters, and a new art style to top it off.

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October 10, 2015 at 6:46 am Comments (15)

Ore ga Ojou-sama Gakkou ni “Shomin Sample” Toshite Gets♥Sareta Ken – 01

「ようこそ庶民」 (Youkoso Shomin)
“Welcome Commoner”

How would you like to be the only guy in a school full of rich, beautiful girls? Only there’s a catch. Several catches, actually. It’s pretty much all catches. muscles, yay!

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October 9, 2015 at 8:40 pm Comments (34)

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