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Uchuu Kyoudai – 35

「だだっ広い施設のほんの一角から」 (Dadappiroi Shisetsu no Hon no Ikakku Kara)
“From the Little Corner of a Big Facility”

I’m sure what most of us want to know right now is whether or not Mutta has passed the astronaut selection exams.

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December 2, 2012 at 8:48 am Comments (23)

Uchuu Kyoudai – 34

「月夜の晩にパグとハグ」 (Tsukiyo no Ban ni Pagu to Hagu)
“Pug and Hug on a Moonlit Night”

Sometimes it can be hard to tell whether a scene is intended to be taken seriously or not.

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November 25, 2012 at 5:43 am Comments (6)

Uchuu Kyoudai – 33

「月のウサギ」 (Tsuki no Usagi)
“Moon Rabbit”

From the moment I saw this title, I could guess what it probably meant.

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November 18, 2012 at 5:52 am Comments (18)

Uchuu Kyoudai – 32

「入ってはいけない場所」 (Haitte wa Ikenai Basho)
“A Private Place”

While it may not have quite the depth that other parts of Uchuu Kyoudai do, one of the things I find myself enjoying most is seeing the various stages of Hibito’s journey, almost as though we were living it alongside him.

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November 11, 2012 at 5:45 am Comments (6)

Uchuu Kyoudai – 31

「ロケットロード」 (Roketto Rōdo)
“Rocket Road”

In a sense, this was an episode about the small things.

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November 4, 2012 at 4:50 am Comments (13)

Uchuu Kyoudai – 30

「犬とじじいとアレクサンダー」 (Inu to Jijii to Arekusandā)
“Dog, Old Man, and Alexander”

The time has finally arrived.

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October 28, 2012 at 6:16 am Comments (19)

Uchuu Kyoudai – 29

「打ち上げ前夜」 (Uchiage Zenya)
“Night Before Launch”

We’re finally approaching launch – the first time any of the main cast in Uchuu Kyoudai will actually make it into outer space.

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October 21, 2012 at 6:23 am Comments (10)

Uchuu Kyoudai – 28

「ドーハのきせき」 (Dōha no Kiseki)
“Miracle of Doha”

Brotherly love has always been one of the central themes of Uchuu Kyoudai and this is certainly an episode which highlights that fact.

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October 14, 2012 at 6:03 am Comments (9)

Uchuu Kyoudai – 27

「一つの質問」 (Hitotsu no Shitsumon)
“One Question”

I’m sure I don’t need to say this, but Uchuu Kyoudai really has a way with words.

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October 7, 2012 at 6:36 am Comments (8)

Uchuu Kyoudai – 26

「痛みを伴う面接」 (Itami o Tomonau Mensetsu)
“Painful Interview”

It would suck to catch a virus and be unable to see Hibito off at this late stage.

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September 30, 2012 at 6:11 am Comments (10)

Uchuu Kyoudai – 25

「マッハの弟 筋トレ兄」 (Mahha no Otouto Kintore Ani)
“Sonic Little Brother Training Big Brother”

All the talk about being one step behind or ahead during this episode makes me wonder – does Azuma feel something similar to what Mutta did when he realised he’d fallen behind someone who was supposed to look up to him?

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September 23, 2012 at 6:37 am Comments (5)

Uchuu Kyoudai – 24

「最悪の審査員」 (Saiaku no Shinsain)
“The Worst Possible Interviewer”

As it so frequently does, Uchuu Kyoudai presents us with yet another series of parallels between the two ‘space brothers.’

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September 16, 2012 at 6:26 am Comments (8)

Uchuu Kyoudai – 23

「親父と息子とムッタクロース」 (Oyaji to Musuko to Mutta Kurōsu)
“Father, Son, and Mutta Claus”

Just as the title suggests, this was a week of fatherly expectations.

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September 9, 2012 at 5:48 am Comments (10)

Uchuu Kyoudai – 22

「夢の途中」 (Yume no Tochuu)
“Working on the Dream”

After taking a week’s break following the death of legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong, Uchuu Kyoudai finally returns with the conclusions to those extended cliff-hangers.

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September 2, 2012 at 5:41 am Comments (11)

Uchuu Kyoudai – 21

「久しぶりの空」 (Hisashiburi no Sora)
“A Long-Awaited Glimpse of the Sky”

At last the day has finally come!

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August 19, 2012 at 5:49 am Comments (11)

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