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Stella no Mahou – 08

「デバッグなめたらダメだよ?」 (Debaggu Nametara Damedayo?)
“Dont Underestimate Debuggers?”

I’m not sure if this was the best way to describe this week’s episode, but to me it felt really meme-y.

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November 24, 2016 at 3:58 pm Comment (1)

Ajin – 20

「クロちゃん, もう一度だけ」 (Kuro-chan, Mou Ichido dake)
“Kuro-chan, just once more please”

Shows which eloquently speak for themselves don’t lend themselves to a lot of interpretation, especially when they’re as straightforward and direct as Ajin is.

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November 22, 2016 at 10:00 pm Comments (5)

3-gatsu no Lion – 07

「Chapter.13 神さまの子供(その③) / Chapter.14 大切なもの。大切なこと。/ Chapter.15 将棋おしえて」 (Chapter.13 Kami-sama no Kodomo (Sono (3)) / Chapter.14 Taisetsunamono. Taisetsunakoto / Chapter.15 Shougi Oshiete ()
“Chapter 13 Child of God Part 3 / Chapter 14 Important Things. Important Matters / Chapter 15 Teach Me How To Play Shogi”

It’s hard to describe exactly how I felt, but I was in tears when a little bit of color finally entered Rei’s life.

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November 21, 2016 at 8:00 pm Comments (3)

Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari – 07

「栗林公園」 (Ritsurin Kouen)
“Ritsurin Park”

As I’ve noted many times, manga and anime seem to be wonderful mediums (though by no means the only ones) for using fantasy as a means to cast insight on the experience of being human.

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November 20, 2016 at 5:23 pm Comments (3)

Shuumatsu no Izetta – 08

「残酷なおとぎばなし」 (Zankoku na Otogibanashi)
“A Cruel Fairy Tale | Das grausame Märchen”

So, we don’t actually have the budget to sustain the war drama you were watching. How about a rom-com instead?

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November 20, 2016 at 12:13 am Comments (26)

Mahou Shoujo Ikusei Keikaku – 08

「ゲリライベント発生中!」 (Gerira Ibento Hassei-chuu!)
“Sudden Event in Session!”

Two girls down, two more to go. I dare say the climax beckons.

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November 19, 2016 at 5:47 pm Comments (35)

Fune wo Amu – 06

「共振」 (Kyoushin)
“Resonance”

To many this was likely just another episode, albeit a heartwarming and emotionally satisfying one. But I think so much more of it. To me, it was one of the best anime episodes I’ve ever watched. This is going to get personal, but allow me to explain.

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November 19, 2016 at 5:33 pm Comments (6)

Lostorage Incited WIXOSS – 07

「進化/純白と漆黒」 (Shinka / Junpaku to Shikkoku)
“Evolution / Pure White and Pitch Black”

Seducing our way to victory, one battle at a time.

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November 19, 2016 at 11:55 am Comments (6)

Drifters – 07

「カオスダイバー」 (Kaosudaibaa)
“Chaos Driver”

Through the fire and the flames. Literally.

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November 18, 2016 at 11:09 pm Comments (27)

Flip Flappers – 07

「ピュアコンポーネント」 (Pyuakonpōnento )
“Pure Component”

We must go deeper.

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November 18, 2016 at 8:47 am Comments (10)

Ajin – 19

「飼い犬は大変だな」 (Kaiinu wa Taihen Da na)
“It’s Tough Being a Dog”

Ajin is very much the sort of series where it’s not so easy to tell the good guys from the bad guys.

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November 17, 2016 at 6:42 pm Comments (2)

Stella no Mahou – 07

「はじめての思い出」 (Hajimete no Omoide)
“First Memory”

Well then, that wasn’t exactly what I was expecting but it was a fun watch nonetheless! Seriously though, that tease of a new character and you don’t show us anything after the first minute?

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November 16, 2016 at 11:32 pm Comments (2)

Yuri!!! on Ice – 07

「グランプリシリーズ開幕!やっチャイナ中国大会!フリープログラム」 (Guranpurishirizu Kaimaku! Yatchaina Chuugoku Taikai! Furi Puroguramu)
“China’s On! The Grand Prix Series Opening Event!! The Cup of China Free Skate”

They did it… they actually did it!

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November 16, 2016 at 5:50 pm Comments (27)

Hibike! Euphonium 2 – 07

「えきびるコンサート」 (E Ki Biru Konsato)
“Station Concert”

Aka: The Disappearance of Tanaka Asuka.

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November 16, 2016 at 5:14 pm Comments (18)

Bungou Stray Dogs – 18, 19

「紛争の戦略/ウィル・オブ・タイクーン」 (Funsou no Senryaku/Wiru Obu Taikuun)
“The Strategy of Conflict” / “Will of Tycoon”

Ougai starts the war by provoking everyone to attack each other on all fronts.

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November 15, 2016 at 12:58 am Comments (6)

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