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Captain Earth – 02

「銃の名はライブラスター」 (Ju no na wa Raiburasuta)
“The Name of the Gun is Livlaster”

Are boomerangs the new “in” thing for euphemisms?

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April 14, 2014 at 10:14 am Comments (66)

Nobunaga the Fool & Golden Time


This is a post meant to address the problems arising with coverage of Golden Time, Nobunaga the Fool, and the general issues of why I dropped them. Here I admit what mistakes I made, the lessons I’ve learned, and moving forward.

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April 13, 2014 at 11:57 pm Comments (109)

Isshuukan Friends. – 02

「友達との過ごし方。」 (Tomodachi to no Sugoshikata.)
“How to Spend Time with Friends.”

Continuing off of last week’s momentum, this second episode of Isshuukan Friends brought a nice balance of exposition with some downright heartbreaking scenes. Heartbreaking scenes god damnit.

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April 13, 2014 at 11:00 pm Comments (54)

Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei – 02

「入学編II」 (Nyuugaku-hen II)
“Enrollment Part II”

I can see why Tatsuya gets on some people’s nerves. Here’s when he should, and where he works.

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April 13, 2014 at 10:32 pm Comments (232)

Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii – 02

「雨の公女」 (Ame no Kimijo)
“Princess of Rain”

Now that’s how you get out of a cage.

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April 13, 2014 at 10:15 pm Comments (52)

Bokura wa Minna Kawaisou – 02

「これって」 (Korette)
“Is It?”

Genuine laughter: the best way to quickly form bonds between people.

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April 13, 2014 at 5:27 pm Comments (22)

MEKAKUCITY ACTORS – 01

「人造エネミー」 (Jinzoo Enemii)
“Artificial Enemy”

I am unsure whether the Kagerou Project will be given a just anime adaption. Let’s see what was done right and wrong.

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April 13, 2014 at 3:32 pm Comments (59)

Date A Live II – 01

「デイリー・ライフ」 (Deirii Raifu)
“Daily Life”

Soap operas are dangerous!

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April 12, 2014 at 5:40 pm Comments (68)

Mushishi Zoku Shou – 02

「囀る 貝」 (Saezuru Kai)
“The Warbling Sea Shell”

Has there been another multi-cour anime as consistent as Mushishi? It may not be in a class by itself, but it sure doesn’t take long to call the roll.

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April 12, 2014 at 1:21 am Comments (19)

Ryuugajou Nanana no Maizoukin – 01

「勘当されて島流し」 (Kandou Sarate Shimanagashi)
“Disinherited and Banished”

I’ve had a trail of bad luck picking up Noitamina shows airing on Thursday nights… but I give it another shot by taking my chances with Ryuugajou Nanana no Maizoukin.

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April 11, 2014 at 1:40 pm Comments (53)

Sidonia no Kishi – 01

「初陣」 (Uijin)
“First Battle”

This series is packed full of many interesting ideas realized in a gritty, realistic fashion. If you like sci-fi, watch this. If you want to see some of the pathways science may take us, watch this.

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April 11, 2014 at 1:09 pm Comments (90)

Ping Pong – 01

「風の音がジャマをしている」 (Kazenooto ga jama o shite iru)
“Way of the Wind”

It was a given, but Ping Pong The Animation is quite unlike anything else on the schedule.

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April 11, 2014 at 3:47 am Comments (42)

Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka? – 01

「ひと目で、尋常でないもふもふだと見抜いたよ」 (Hitome de, Jinjoudenai mo Fumo Fuda to Minuita yo)
“I Knew at First Glance, That It Was No Ordinary Fluffball”

A light-hearted and fuwa-fuwa slice of life for the coffee lover in you.

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April 10, 2014 at 1:06 pm Comments (49)

Hitsugi no Chaika – 01

「棺かつぐ少女」 (Hitsugi Katsugu Shoujo)
“Coffin-Carrying Girl”

A girl seemingly appears out of nowhere and bumps into our unknowing protagonist, only to take him on a journey with his bread-winning sister.

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April 10, 2014 at 10:48 am Comments (64)

No Game No Life – 01

「素人《ビギナー》」 (Shirouto “Biginaa”)
“Beginner”

A world where everything is decided by games meets a cynical brother-sister pair who are really, really good at games. They’re totally broken in both personality and skill, but damn they’re fun!

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April 9, 2014 at 6:09 pm Comments (119)

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