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Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Yuusha no Shou – 06 (END)

「君ありて幸福」 (Kimi Arite Koufuku)
“Only You Can Make Me Happy”

Resolution in the end.

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January 6, 2018 at 12:25 am Comments (10)

Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Yuusha no Shou – 05

「清廉な心」 (Seiren na Kokoro)
“Incorruptible Heart”

Another impossible situation. The world comes down to this.

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December 23, 2017 at 5:27 pm Comments (30)

Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Yuusha no Shou – 04

「秘めた意志」 (Himeta Ishi)
“Unspoken Intentions”

I have no idea how they win this one. I’m not sure they can.

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December 16, 2017 at 6:18 pm Comments (20)

Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Yuusha no Shou – 03

「あなたを思うと胸が痛む」 (Anata o Omou to Mune ga Itamu)
“My Heart Hurts When I Think of You”

Everything about this world is designed to make these girls suffer.

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December 10, 2017 at 4:03 am Comments (13)

Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Yuusha no Shou – 02

「大切な思い出」 (大切な思い出)
“Important Memories”

Packed full of action, with several swerves at the end.

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December 2, 2017 at 3:52 pm Comments (17)

Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Yuusha no Shou – 01

「華やかな日々」 (Hanayaka na Hibi)
“Spectacular Days”

Happy happy joy joy dread wait what’s going on. Uh oh.

Where is she?

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November 25, 2017 at 6:28 pm Comments (16)

Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Hidamari – Special

「ひだまり」 (Hidamari)
“A Sunny Place”

A recap of the original season, in under 30 minutes.

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November 17, 2017 at 4:24 pm Comments (6)

Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Washio Sumi no Shou – Tragedy as Planned


Last stand of the Gin brigade.

Everything Shinjyu-sama touches breaks.

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November 11, 2017 at 4:41 pm Comments (10)

Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Washio Sumi no Shou – 02

「ともだち」 (Tomodachi)
“Friends”

Trouble finds her, no matter where she goes.

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October 14, 2017 at 1:52 pm Comments (3)

Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Washio Sumi no Shou – 01

「わしおすみ」 (Washio Sumi)
“Washio Sumi”

If you haven’t seen the original series, watch that first. Then watch this.

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October 7, 2017 at 12:18 am Comments (17)

Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru – A Hero’s Despair, & Hope


Our heroes.

The most surprising show of the season ends with more surprises. We thought it was slice-of-life, it turned out to be magical girl combat, and then it got dark. The question is: how did it fare in the end, and how does it measure up?

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December 27, 2014 at 1:08 am Comments (81)

Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru – 01, 02

「乙女の真心 / ろうたけたる思い」 (Otome no Magokoro / Routaketaru Omoi)
“A Maiden’s True Heart / Noble Thoughts”

Another Studio Gokumi slice-of-life premieres … or maybe not. With a surreal turn, this original series is more than it first appears.

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October 17, 2014 at 10:24 pm Comments (57)