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Harukana Receive – 12 (END)

「だから私たちは、かけがえのない一人を選ぶ」 (Dakara Watashitachi wa, Kakegae No Nai Hitori wo Erabu)
“And That’s Why We Choose our Irreplaceable Partners”

I don’t know how Harukana managed to do it, but I don’t think we could have asked for a better finale.

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September 23, 2018 at 2:06 pm Comments (25)

Chio-chan no Tsuugakuro – Mad Chio’s Fury School Road


Anyone up for a game of Kabbadi?

Chio-chan is in good company as a comedy anime that can stand with the rest of this season’s heavy-hitters.

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September 21, 2018 at 2:18 pm Comments (8)

Shichisei no Subaru – 12 (END)

「新たなる伝説」 (Arata naru densetsu)
“The New Legend”

As if this adventure could end any other way.

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September 21, 2018 at 12:05 pm Comments (11)

Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu – 12 (END)

「真贋対戦」 (Shingan Taisen)
“Battle for Legitimacy”

We finally arrive at where we were always going: all the girls, naked with Diablo.

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September 21, 2018 at 1:39 am Comments (21)

Full Metal Panic Invisible Victory – 11, 12 (END)

「ストーミー・ナイト / メイク・マイ・デイ」 (Sutoumii Naito / Meiku Mai Dei)
“Stormy Night / Make My Day”

That’s better.

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July 20, 2018 at 10:45 am Comments (21)

Darling in the Franxx – 24 (END)

「わたしを離さないで」 (Watashi o Hanasanaide)
“Never Let Me Go”

And you thought there would only be one baby in this show.

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July 7, 2018 at 11:14 pm Comments (124)

High School DxD HERO – 12 (END)

「life.MAXIMUM vs power.MAXIMUM 学園祭のライオンハート」 (Life. MAXIMUM vs power. MAXIMUM Gakuensai no Raionhaato)
“life.MAXIMUM vs. power.MAXIMUM Lion Heart of the School Festival”

This season ends with a bang, and something sweeter.

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July 4, 2018 at 1:07 am Comments (15)

Last Period -Owarinaki Rasen no Monogatari- – Happy-Go-Lucky Send Up of Gachas & Gambling


Good friends, except that time they got rich.

I did not expect the anime based on the free-to-play mobile game to spend its season ridiculing and satirizing gacha systems and gambling more generally, but here we are. It was so fun!

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July 3, 2018 at 5:47 pm Comments (2)

Nanatsu no Taizai: Imashime no Fukkatsu – 24 (END)

「君がいるだけで」 (Kimi ga Iru Dake de)
“As Long As You Are Here”

Everything’s back to normal. Right?

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July 2, 2018 at 11:40 pm Comments (5)

Hisone to Masotan – 12 (END)

「無敵の私たち」 (Muteki no Watashitachi)
“We Are Unstoppable”

Use the Force, Hisone.

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July 2, 2018 at 9:50 am Comments (5)

Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online – 12 (END)

「拍手」 (Hakushu)
“Applause”

It all makes sense now – M stands for Masochist!

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July 1, 2018 at 1:16 am Comments (36)

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)

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