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Vividred Operation – 08

「今日よりも鮮やかに」 (Kyō Yori mo Azayaka ni)
“Even More Colorful Than Today”

The more I think about it, the more Evangelion references I see.

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February 28, 2013 at 7:09 pm Comments (52)

Zetsuen no Tempest – 20

「フーダニット (誰がやったか)」 (Fūdanitto (Dare ga Yatta ka))
“Whodunit (Who did it)”

Now that’s how you set up for the end of a series. After 20 episodes of red herrings, false turns, twists, and many potential candidates… the Mage of Exodus is finally revealed.

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February 28, 2013 at 4:54 pm Comments (73)

Mid-Winter 2013 Podcast

Podcasts are back, meaner and leaner than ever! Let’s reflect on this winter season so far and discuss a variety of shows both with coverage and without!

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February 28, 2013 at 4:18 am Comments (50)

Bleach 528 – Nothing But The Rain

February 28, 2013 at 3:02 am Comments (93)

Tamako Market – 08

「ニワトリだとは言わせねぇ」 (Niwatorida to wa Iwa Senee)
“Can’t Call Me A Chicken Anymore”

Comedy is a subjective thing, but I think it’s safe to say this was one of, and probably the funniest episode of Tamako Market so far. As long as you don’t hate Dera. Let’s discuss why.

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February 27, 2013 at 9:41 pm Comments (61)

Naruto 622 – First Meeting

February 26, 2013 at 9:24 pm Comments (56)

Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo – 20

「この先もただいまを言うために」 (Konosaki mo Tadaima o iu Tameni)
“So We Can Keep Calling It Home”

Good storytelling sure can hurt.

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February 25, 2013 at 9:45 pm Comments (103)

Magi – 20

「王子と皇子」 (Ouji to Ouji)
“The Two Princes”

Well, that escalated quickly.

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February 25, 2013 at 4:40 pm Comments (28)

Minami-ke Tadaima – 08

「休日はゆかいな仲間とお野菜を」 (Kyuujitsu wa Yukai na Nakama to o Yasai o)
“Vegetables with your merry friends on your day off”

Any way you slice it, a high-school dude chasing after a girl shouting “Eat my fresh vegetable stick!” is just plain wrong.

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February 25, 2013 at 6:12 am Comments (30)

Little Busters! – 20

「恋わずらいをいやせ」 (Koiwazurai o Iyase)
“Heal Lovesickness”

Time for one last diversion before we likely stick to “route” episodes until the end of the first season, but this stand-alone episode might just have been more relevant that it first appears.

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February 25, 2013 at 3:35 am Comments (31)

Shin Sekai Yori – 21

「劫火」 (Gouka)
“Fires of the Apocalypse”

“Gee Squealer, What d’ya want to do tonight?” “Same thing we do every night. Try to take over the world!”

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February 24, 2013 at 6:45 pm Comments (117)

Uchuu Kyoudai – 46

「せっかちやろうナンバーワン」 (Sakkachi Yarou Nanbā Wan)
“Number One Restless Guy”

I wasn’t going to write much at all about this episode, but then the second half happened.

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February 24, 2013 at 5:38 am Comments (6)

Ore no Kanojo to Osananajimi ga Shuraba Sugiru – 08

「映画館Wデートで修羅場」 (Eigakan W Deeto de Shuraba)
“Movie Theater Double Dates are a Battlefield”

When all else fails, all you have to do is yell your heart out.

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February 24, 2013 at 2:00 am Comments (20)

Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai NEXT – 07

「お兄ちゃんだけど愛さえあれば妹が増えても関係ないよねっ」 (Onichandakedo Aisaeareba Imouto ga Fuetemo Kankeinaiyone)
“As Long as there’s Love, It Doesn’t Matter If I Get More Sisters, Right?”

Even though I try really hard to not let it bother me, I’ll admit that it’s been fairly disheartening to hear that the writers behind the anime adaption are apparently blowing through material without a care in the world.

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February 24, 2013 at 1:39 am Comments (83)

AKB0048 Next Stage – 08

「決戦アキバスター」 (Kessen Akibasutā)
“Battle for Akibastar”

The battle for Akibastar begins as DES takes the fight to AKB’s stronghold. In the series’ most spectacular episode yet, we get everything Kawamori’s known for — and the rise of a new Center Nova.

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February 23, 2013 at 8:44 pm Comments (31)

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