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Haikyuu!! Second Season – 17

「根性無しの戦い」 (Konjounashi no Tatakai)
“The Battle Without Willpower”

This week’s Haikyuu!! is all about the past, present, and future: of running away, embracing the moment, and preparing to take on the captain’s helm. Packed with plenty of emotional moments, this was arguably this season’s best episode yet.

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January 30, 2016 at 4:49 pm Comments (10)

Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen – 17

「残照」 (Zanshou)
“Afterglow”

I hope you finished watching the original Utawarerumono before this episode. I finally did.

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January 30, 2016 at 12:17 pm Comments (100)

Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu – 04

「#4」

After last week’s dramatic war story, things are going swell until a certain geisha steps onto the scene, throwing a spanner in the works.

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January 30, 2016 at 6:36 am Comments (14)

Heavy Object – 16

「ジャンクの墓はレアメタルの山, アラスカ戦場跡迎撃線 II」 (Jyanku no Haka wa Reametaru no Yama, Arasuka Senjyouato Geigekisen II)
“The Graveyard of Junk is a Mountain of Rare Metals, Interception at the Site of the Alaska Battle II”

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.

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January 29, 2016 at 8:59 pm Comments (39)

Dagashi Kashi – 04

「ふがしとふがしと…/グリコとグリコと…」 (Fugashi to Fugashi to…/ Guriko to Guriko to…)
“Fugashi and Fugashi and… / Glico and Glico and…”

“How can we encourage as many ero-doujins as possible?” asks one writer. A second writer stands up: “I have an idea.”

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January 29, 2016 at 6:27 pm Comments (21)

Boku Dake ga Inai Machi – 04

「達成」 (Tassei)
“Accomplishment”

For the most part, this week’s episode was more about triumph than error. It was an endearing look at 11-year-olds in a “relationship” – cute and sweet.

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January 29, 2016 at 2:21 pm Comments (53)

Bleach 660 – The Plan All Along

January 28, 2016 at 6:31 pm Comments (16)

Prince of Stride Alternative – 04

「ラン—ときに心がいっぱいです」 (Ran—Toki ni kokoro ga ippaidesu)
“Run—When the Mind is Full”

Strides in the right direction, even through a few stumbles.

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January 28, 2016 at 5:18 pm Comments (5)

Musaigen no Phantom World – 04

「模造家族」 (Mozō Kazoku)
“Fake Family”

While I prefer the positivity of My Neighbour Totoro, this was still a good episode.

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January 28, 2016 at 10:06 am Comments (26)

Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku Wo! – 03

「この右手にお宝(ぱんつ)を!」 (Kono Migite ni Otakara (Pantsu) o!)
“A Panty Treasure in This Right Hand”

Darkness has joined the party, and she’s maxed out her MP. Only with her, M doesn’t stand for mana.

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January 27, 2016 at 9:48 pm Comments (91)

Gundam: Tekketsu no Orphans – 16

「フミタン・アドモス」 (Fumitan Adomosu)
“Fumitan Admoss”

I think this was an episode that highlighted the lingering issues with Tekketsu no Orphans.

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January 26, 2016 at 11:20 pm Comments (40)

Koyomimonogatari – 03

「こよみサンド」 (Koyomi Sando)
“Koyomi Sand”

‘I know one thing: that I know nothing’.

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January 26, 2016 at 8:16 am Comments (6)

Durarara!!x2 Ketsu – 03

「同舟相救う」 (Doushuu Ai Sukuu)
“All in the Same Boat”

Like I said last week, this week’s episode is all about laying the ground work for this season.

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January 25, 2016 at 6:12 pm Comments (14)

Luck and Logic – 03

「理想か 現実か/」 (Risō ka genjitsu ka)
“Dream or Reality”

Luck and Logic wisely decides to develop its characters before diving into a larger plot, to mixed results.

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January 25, 2016 at 4:41 pm Comments (26)

Hai to Gensou no Grimgar – 03

「ゴブリン袋には俺たちの夢がつまっているか」 (Goburin-bukuro ni wa Oretachi no Yume ga Tsumatte iru ka)
“Are Goblin Pouches Filled with our Dreams?”

The details of a living in a fantasy world, the perversion of teenage boys, and the killing for a living – that’s what Grimgar is all about.

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January 25, 2016 at 4:40 pm Comments (52)

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