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Space Dandy – 08

「一人ぼっちのワンコ星じゃんよ」 (Hitoribotchi no Wankoboshi jan yo)
“The Lonely Pooch Planet, Baby”

For a show where things repeat themselves so often, Space Dandy is proving stubbornly unpredictable.

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February 24, 2014 at 4:44 am Comments (24)

Bleach 569 – White Haze

February 22, 2014 at 10:47 pm Comments (65)

Log Horizon – 21

「ふたりでワルツを」 (Futari de Warutsu o)
“The Two of Us Shall Waltz”

A celebratory party that simultaneously wraps up a few loose ends and foreshadows the next conflict.

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February 22, 2014 at 1:29 pm Comments (141)

Strike the Blood – 19

「観測者たちの宴篇IV」 (Kansoku Sha Tachi no Utage Hen IV)
“Fiesta for the Observers IV”

The series keeps getting better and better.

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February 21, 2014 at 5:55 pm Comments (57)

Sakura Trick – 07

「水着でサービス☆ポロリもあるよ♡/優ちゃんとお買い物♡/ポロリのつづき」 (Mizugi de Saabisu ☆ Porori mo aru yo ♡/ Yuu-chan to o Kaimono ♡/ Porori no Tsudzuki)
“Swimsuit Fanservice ☆ Some Crying ♡ / Shopping with Yuu-chan ♡ / Some More Crying”

Swimsuits, woohoo! Wait–and drama? We do that in this series?

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February 21, 2014 at 2:30 pm Comments (33)

Nagi no Asukara – 20

「ねむりひめ」 (Nemuri Hime)
“Sleeping Beauty”

Being in love often reveals the darker parts of ourselves that we try to pretend don’t exist.

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February 20, 2014 at 8:09 pm Comments (56)

Kill la Kill – 19

「たどりついたらいつも雨ふり」 (Tadoritsui Tara Itsumo Amefuri)
“Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head”

Cue the boogeymen.

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February 20, 2014 at 5:41 pm Comments (62)

Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren – 07

「すれ違いの…心模様(ヴォルケーノ・トライアングル)」 (Sorechigai no… Kokoro Moyou (Vorukeeno Toraianguru))
“Volcano Triangle (Passing… Heart Pattern)”

Boy, oh boy. With things going this well, I wouldn’t be surprised if Rikka and Yuuta ended up in bed for real soon.

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February 20, 2014 at 3:32 pm Comments (40)

Mikakunin de Shinkoukei – 07

「それはそれ、これはこれ」 (Sore wa Sore, Kore wa Kore)
“That’s One Thing, This Is Another”

Two new characters take the spotlight, plus a surprising reveal that keeps the story interesting.

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February 20, 2014 at 1:41 pm Comments (40)

Naruto 665 – Behind a Name

February 19, 2014 at 4:35 pm Comments (36)

Hunter X Hunter 2011 – 117

「ブジョク × ニハ × セツジョク」 (Bujoku × niwa × Setsujoku)
“Insult × And × Payback”

The torture continues…

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February 19, 2014 at 3:49 am Comments (37)

Seitokai Yakuindomo* S2 – 07

「上手いこと いってやったぜ, 君を照らす大きい存在, 見たまんまたれ流し」 (Umaikoto Itteyataze, Kimi wo Terasu Ookiisonzai, Mitamanna Tarengashi)
“I Made a Good One, A Big Thing that Lights You Up, As You can See I’m Leaking”

Toning things down after a couple weeks of raw jokes, things felt pretty relaxed this week in SYD*.

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February 18, 2014 at 4:02 pm Comments (29)

Toaru Hikuushi e no Koiuta – 07

「散華」 (Sange)
“A Glorious Death”

“There is no battle without loss.”

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February 18, 2014 at 10:09 am Comments (55)

Noragami – 07

「迷い事、定め事」 (Mayoigoto, Sadamegoto)
“Uncertainty, Destiny”

I pity Yato for putting up with Yuki even when he shouldn’t have to.

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February 17, 2014 at 6:23 pm Comments (48)

Nourin – 06

「萌(めぐみ)の錬金術師」 (Moe (Megumi) no Renkinjutsu-shi)
“Full-Moe Alchemist”

This week’s anime lesson: the fujoshi market is growing more lucrative every year–companies would be foolish to not invest in their interests soon.

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February 17, 2014 at 4:28 pm Comments (30)

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