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Black Bullet – 01

「最後の希望」 (Saigo no Kibou)
“The Last Hope”

I don’t think I’ve ever said this, but this was probably the first time I’ve felt a little let down from an anime adaptation after having read a little of the source material.

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April 9, 2014 at 12:22 am Comments (74)

Kanojo ga Flag o Oraretara – 01

「俺、この転校が終わったら、あの娘と結婚するんだ」 (Ore, Kono Tenkou ga Owattara, Anomusume to Kekkon Suru nda)
“I will marry that girl after I transfer to a new school”

Death flags galore! And a few love ones as well.

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April 8, 2014 at 1:18 pm Comments (33)

Gokukoku no Brynhildr – 01

「きみを待ちながら」 (Kimi o Machingara)
“Waiting for You”

Toss another log on what’s shaping up to be a pretty vigorous fire this season.

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April 8, 2014 at 6:37 am Comments (53)

Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to – 01

(Oppai wo Kiwamero/Yumemiru Oshigoto/Pantsuu Oozu/Otosuna Mihari no Kyuujitsu)
“Perfecting Breasts/Dream Job/Panty Wars/Otsuna Mihari’s Day Off”

Hasn’t the protagonist heard anything about referential materials online?

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April 7, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments (58)

Love Live! School Idol Project 2nd Season – 01

「もう一度ラブライブ!」 (Mouichido Rabu Raibu!)
“Another Love Live!”

The second season is off to a sprinting start, but the narrative is leaving me a little worried.

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April 7, 2014 at 2:58 pm Comments (41)

Baby Steps – 01

「 テニスとノート」 (Tenisu to Nooto)
“Tennis and Notebook”

It’s hard to out into words what writing this post means to me as a fan.

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April 7, 2014 at 1:28 am Comments (42)

Isshuukan Friends. – 01

「友達のはじまり」 (Tomodachi no Hajimari)
“The Beginning of a Friendship”

After hyping up its release in my mind way more than I should have, Isshuukan Friends finally kicks off my spring season (Disclaimer: I did watch Mahouka, and I thought it was awesome).

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April 6, 2014 at 9:03 pm Comments (60)

Bokura wa Minna Kawaisou – 01

「たとえば」 (Tatoeba)
“For Example”

Could this be the sweet non-harem romantic comedy we’ve been looking for? Is the dry spell over?

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April 6, 2014 at 2:43 am Comments (46)

Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei – 01

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

A complex world filled with highly competent characters. They opened up a lot of questions, which leaves me wanting to know more.

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April 6, 2014 at 1:08 am Comments (279)

Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii – 01

「晴れの大国」 (Hare no Taikoku)
“The Sun Kingdom”

Spunky, independent princess, check.

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April 5, 2014 at 9:49 pm Comments (40)

Captain Earth – 01

「アースエンジン火蓋を切る」 (Asu Enjin Hibuta o Kiru)
“Earth Engine Open Fire”

Calling all captains! Your time is now.

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April 5, 2014 at 6:11 pm Comments (93)

Seikoku no Dragonar – 01

「少年と竜」 (Shounen to Ryuu)
“A Boy and His Dragon”

Generic in both story and form.

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April 5, 2014 at 2:15 pm Comments (51)

Mushishi Zoku Shou – 01

「野末 の 宴」 (Nozue no Utage)
“Banquet at the Forest’s Edge”

God’s in his Heaven, and all’s right with the world. Mushishi’s back.

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April 5, 2014 at 6:54 am Comments (32)

Selector Infected WIXOSS – 01

「この奇跡は兢々」 (Kono Kiseki wa Kyoukyou)
“This Miracle Trembles”

Horrific card battles where girls battle it out to make their impossible wishes come true–perhaps. There are only hints of darkness so far, along with characterization and plot that is just a tad uneven.

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April 4, 2014 at 5:18 pm Comments (61)

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders – 01

「悪霊にとりつかれた男」 (Akuryō ni Toritsukare ta Otoko)
“The Man Possessed by an Evil Spirit”

Welcome one and welcome all, back to the arena of manliness known as Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure.

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April 4, 2014 at 3:48 pm Comments (45)

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