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Darling in the Franxx – 23

「ダーリン・イン・ザ・フランキス」 (Daarin in za Furankisu)
“Darling in the Franxx”

It’s not about right or wrong, it’s about the path you choose.

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June 30, 2018 at 8:45 pm Comments (48)

Persona 5 the Animation – 13

「Dreams and Desires」

I call it: “Bold and Brash”.

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June 30, 2018 at 8:42 pm Comments (7)

Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory – 10

「前へ、前へ」 (Mae e, Mae e)
“Onward, Onward”

All news is bad news.

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June 30, 2018 at 7:30 am Comments (31)

Summer 2018 Preview!

After a scorcher of a spring (and an unusual delay in the previewing process—sorry about that), the summer season is looking down right sleepy. Are anime studios trying to get people to go out into the sticky Tokyo summers? Those monsters! Fortunately there are a few stars lurking amid the sleepers, which means outside activity will not be required. Some of the biggest headliners are hotly-anticipated sequels, from the split-cour continuation of the lich conquering hero protagonist of Overlord III, the return of the glistening swimming boys of Free! -Dive to the Future-, the final season of Gintama, and the third season of the world-shattering hit Shingeki no Kyojin. There are plenty of promising new adaptations as well, such as the crime thriller set in 1980s New York City BANANA FISH, adaptations of the acclaimed Front Wing visual novel ISLAND, the supernatural comedy romance Yuragi-sou no Yuuna-san, and a look at the more, uh, dedicated side of love with Happy Sugar Life. There are fewer originals, but I’m keeping my eye on several, including the absolutely bonkers Planet With, a supernatural stint with pretty boys in London in Phantom in the Twilight, and the other anime with jaegers and vampires by the name of Sirius the Jaeger. There’s always more anime to watch, so join us as we tell you all about it. This is the Random Curiosity Summer 2018 Preview!

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June 29, 2018 at 11:29 pm Comments (59)

Steins;Gate 0 – 12

「相互再帰のマザーグース」 ()
“Mother Goose of Mutual Recursion: Recursive Mother Goose”

I’m not quite sure in what context to view this episode of Steins;Gate 0.

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June 29, 2018 at 4:06 pm Comments (9)

Tada-kun wa Koi wo Shinai – 13 (END)

「俺も、一生、忘れない」 (Ore mo, Isshou, Wasurenai)
“I’ll Never Forget It, Either”

This final episode was astounding, for what it did that the rest of the series hardly dared: when it was time to go big or go home, it went big. Anime, be ambitious!

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June 29, 2018 at 10:03 am Comments (9)

Rokuhoudou Yotsuiro Biyori – Putting the “Comfort” in Comfort Food

Is it normal to be hungry and full at the same time?

Yotsuiro Biyori is a light yet fulfilling entree for anyone into food, tea, coffee, desserts and cats.

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June 27, 2018 at 12:22 pm Comments (3)

Grancrest Senki – It All Makes Sense When You Think About It

That cape, though, is still a mystery.

Turns out there was a plan all along. It just didn’t come through clearly until the series was nearly finished.

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June 27, 2018 at 1:27 am Comments (19)

Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Die Neue These – Kaikou – 12 (END)

「死線(後編)」 (Shisen (kouhen))
“The Verge of Death (Part II)”

Gearing up for the showdown of the ages.

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June 27, 2018 at 12:17 am Comments (37)

High School DxD HERO – 11

「life.MAX vs power.MAX「」」 (life.MAX vs power.MAX「Otoko tai Otoko」)
“life.MAX vs power.MAX ‘Man versus Man’”

Cheer with me now, everyone! Oppai! Oppai! Oppai! Oppai!

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June 26, 2018 at 9:51 pm Comments (19)

Cutie Honey Universe – 12 (END)

「あなたは希望を持ち帰る」 (Anata wa Kibou o Michikaeru)
“You Will Return with Hope”

Sometimes, it’s action. Other times, it’s ecchi. And yet other times, it’s horror. And sometimes, it’s science fiction. But behind it all is The Warrior of Love, Cutie Honey!

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June 26, 2018 at 11:52 am Comments (0)

Golden Kamuy – 12 (END)

「誑かす狐」 (Taburakasu Kitsune)
“Trickster Fox”

Well, not really the end, but whatever.

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June 26, 2018 at 10:32 am Comments (7)

Persona 5 The Animation – 12

「I Found the Place Where I Belong」

Every Kaneshiro dollar will be worth five British pounds.

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June 25, 2018 at 11:46 am Comments (8)

Nanatsu no Taizai: Imashime no Fukkatsu – 23

「英雄、立つ!」 (Eiyuu, Tatsu!)
“The Hero Rises!”

Deus ex Hawkina.

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June 25, 2018 at 3:31 am Comments (2)

Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online – 11

「イかれたレン」 (Ikareta Ren)
“Psycho LLENN”

Boy, as much as I love SAOA:GGO, I had a few issues with this week’s episode.

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June 25, 2018 at 12:08 am Comments (23)

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