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Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata – 01

「間違いだらけのプロローグ」 (Machigaidarake no purorōgu)
“And Error-Ridden Prologue”

The 00 special was all good fun, but episode 01 is probably more true to form.

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January 16, 2015 at 7:30 am Comments (41)

Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso – 13

「愛の悲しみ」 (Ai no Kanashimi)
“Love’s Sadness”

Goodbye sorrow, hello sorrow.

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January 15, 2015 at 1:55 pm Comments (46)

Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu – 14

「利己的な遺伝子」 (Rikoteki na Idenshi)
“The Selfish Gene”

This may have been a slow episode, but it’s still effective in sticking to the themes that are prevalent in Kiseijuu.

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January 15, 2015 at 6:46 am Comments (97)

Anime Los Angeles 2015

「Anime Los Angeles 2015」

Seeing how this is my second time to this convention, let me just jump straight into some general impressions since not much has changed in a year — and that’s a good thing!

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January 14, 2015 at 10:38 pm Comments (19)


「キング・オブ・ルーキー」 (Kingu Obu Rookii)
“King Of Rookies”

I’m not quite sure what the I just watched but what we got felt like a strange mixture of cool and confusing.

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January 12, 2015 at 10:34 pm Comments (43)

Yuri Kuma Arashi – 02

「このみが尽きても許さない」 (Kono Mi ga Tsukitemo Yurusanai)
“I Will Never Forgive You”

This was like watching the first episode all over again, except much less shocking this time around.

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January 12, 2015 at 5:29 pm Comments (28)

Seiken Tsukai no World Break – 01

「転生せし者」 (Tensei Seshi Mono)
“The Reincarnator”

Of all the magical-fantasy-action-harem anime based on a light novels I’ve watched so far this season, this one may not be the worst, but it disappointed me the most. This first episode is an absolute mess.

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January 12, 2015 at 3:41 pm Comments (74)

Junketsu no Maria – 01

「完全なる乙女」 (Kanzen’naru Otome)
“Perfect Virgin”

There’s potential here for an impressive historical action filled with war, witches, dragons, and sex jokes.

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January 12, 2015 at 7:38 am Comments (35)

Ansatsu Kyoushitsu – 01

「暗殺の時間」 (Ansatsu no Jikan)
“Assassination Time”

Two cours of fun with Koro-sensei! I have a feelings this show is the Angel Beats! that I’ve always wanted.

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January 12, 2015 at 7:17 am Comments (44)

Kuroko no Basuke 3 – 01

「全力でやってるだけなんで」 (Zenryoku de Yatterdu Dakenande)
“I’m Just Going At Full Strength”

After a length hiatus (unless you’re like me and marathoned the past two seasons within a few weeks), Kuroko no Basuke makes it triumphant return.

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January 12, 2015 at 3:27 am Comments (82)

Durarara!!x2 Shou – 01

「百聞は一見に如かず」 (Hyakubun wa Ikken ni Shika Zu)
“A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words”

It’s nothing to lose your head over, but if you’re in the mind for fun anime, then this first episode of Durarara!!x2 Shou is in the right neck of the woods.

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January 12, 2015 at 1:50 am Comments (45)

Log Horizon 2 – 14

「カナミ、ゴー!イースト!」 (Kanami, Gou! Iisuto!)
“Kanami, Go East!”

There were interesting parts, but mostly it’s an episode full of Kanami-related infodumps that fails to flesh out any of the characters, save Kanami herself.

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January 12, 2015 at 12:13 am Comments (109)


「眠れる月の少女 -This Side of Paradise-」 (Nemureru Tsuki no Shoujo -This Side of Paradise-)
“Month of the Sleeping Maiden -This Side of Paradise-”

The more things change…

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January 11, 2015 at 7:02 pm Comments (278)

Yoru no Yatterman – 01

「世界は真っ暗闇」 (Sekai wa Makkura Yami)
“The World is in Total Darkness”

This is one that’s going under everyone’s radar, but seriously, you should all watch this right now. It’s ambitious, emotional, and funny just when it wants to be. I’d even go as far as to say this was the best first episode of the entire season.

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January 11, 2015 at 4:26 pm Comments (33)

World Trigger – 13

「ボーダートップチーム」 (Bouda Toppu Chimu)
“Border’s Top Teams”

World Trigger is destined for a long, slow adaptation – one that it doesn’t deserve.

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January 11, 2015 at 10:29 am Comments (23)

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