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Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai – 12 (END)

「花火の音は聞こえない 後編 / かぐや様は避けたくない」 (Hanabi no Oto wa Kikoenai: Kouhen / Kaguya-sama wa Saketakunai)
“I Can`t Hear the Fireworks, Part 2 / Kaguya Doesn`t Want to Avoid Him”

“I can’t take my eyes off of…”

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March 31, 2019 at 2:38 pm Comments (14)

Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai – 11

「早坂愛は浸かりたい / 藤原千花は超食べたい / 白銀御行は出会いたい / 花火の音は聞こえない 前編」 (Hayasaka Ai wa Tsukaritai / Fujiwara Chika wa Chō Tabetai / Shirogane Miyuki wa Deaitai / Hanabi no Oto wa Kikoenai, Zenpen)
“Ai Hayasaka Wants to Get Soaked / Chika Fujiwara Really Wants to Eat It / Miyuki Shirogane Wants to See You / I Can’t Hear the Fireworks, Part 1″

Let the tension build.

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March 25, 2019 at 6:01 am Comments (13)

Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai – 10

「かぐや様は許せない / かぐや様は許したい / 白銀御行は出かけたい」 (Kaguya-sama wa Yurusenai / Kaguya-sama wa Yurushitai / Shirogane Miyuki wa Dekaketai)
“Kaguya Won’t Forgive / Kaguya Wants to Forgive / Miyuki Shirogane Wants to Go Somewhere”

Expect the unexpected.

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March 17, 2019 at 8:03 pm Comments (13)

Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai – 09

「かぐや様は送りたい / 藤原千花は見舞いたい / 四宮かぐやについて①」 (Kaguya-sama wa Okuritai / Fujiwara Chika wa Mimaitai / Shinomiya Kaguya ni tsuite 1)
“Kaguya Wants to Give a Gift / Chika Fujiwara Wants to Pay a Visit / About Kaguya Shinomiya, Part 1″

They say all is fair in love and war. And apparently, when love IS war.

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March 11, 2019 at 7:04 am Comments (18)

Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai – 08

「かぐや様は呼ばせたい / 白銀御行は負けられない / そして石上優は目を閉じた」 (Kaguya-sama wa Yobasetai / Shirogane Miyuki wa Makerarenai / Soshite Ishigami Yū wa Me o Tojita )
“Kaguya Wants Her to Say It / Miyuki Shirogane Can’t Lose / Yu Ishigami Closes His Eyes”

This time, I saw it coming.

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March 3, 2019 at 6:09 pm Comments (14)

Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai – 07

「白銀御行は働きたい / かぐや様は入れたい / かぐや様は堪えたい」 (Shirogane Miyuki wa Hatarakitai / Kaguya-sama wa Iretai / Kaguya-sama wa Taetai)
“Miyuki Shirogane Wants to Work / Kaguya Wants Him to Join In / Kaguya Wants to Control It”

A hint of romance, a dash of jealousy, and whole load of wieners.

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February 24, 2019 at 8:22 pm Comments (12)

Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai – 06

「石上優は生き延びたい / 藤原千花はテストしたい / かぐや様は気づかれたい」 (Ishigami Yū wa Ikinobitai / Fujiwara Chika wa Tesuto-shitai / Kaguya-sama wa Kizukaretai)
“Yu Ishigami Wants to Live / Chika Fujiwara Wants to Test You / Kaguya Wants to Be Noticed”

I haven’t read Kaguya-sama so this is like biting into a bean-filled bun without knowing the exact flavour and it turning into a firework explosion in your mouth.

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February 16, 2019 at 3:30 pm Comments (9)

Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai – 05

「かぐや様はこなしたい / 白銀御行は見せつけたい / かぐや様は差されたい」 (Kaguya-sama wa Konashitai / Shirogane Miyuki wa Misetsuketai / Kaguya-sama wa Sasaretai)
“Kaguya Wants to Handle It / Miyuki Shirogane Wants to Show Off / Kaguya Wants to Be Covered”

In a world where confessions are warfare, dating advice is the stepping stone to revolution.

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February 9, 2019 at 5:44 pm Comments (17)

Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai – 04

「かぐや様は愛でたい / 生徒会は言わせたい / かぐや様は送らせたい / 白銀御行は話したい」 (Kaguya-sama wa Medetai / Seitokai wa Iwasetai / Kaguya-sama wa Okurasetai / Shirogane Miyuki wa Hanashitai)
“Kaguya Wants Affection / The Student Council Wants It to Be Said / Kaguya Wants Him to Send It / Miyuki Shirogane Wants to Talk”

For a series about a battle of wits between Kaguya and Miyuki, the true Machiavellian tactician of the student council is none other than Chika.

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February 2, 2019 at 5:36 pm Comments (15)

Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai – 03

「かぐや様は交換したい/藤原ちゃんは出かけたい/白銀御行は隠したい」 (Kagu ya-sama wa Koukan Shitai/ Fujiwara-chan wa Dekaketai/ Shirogane Onkou wa Kakushitai)
“Miyuki Shirogane Still Hasn’t Done It / Kaguya Wants to Be Figured Out / Kaguya Wants to Walk”

Three episodes is a pretty decent window in which to formulate an opinion, and sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.

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January 28, 2019 at 1:03 am Comments (25)

Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai – 02

「かぐや様は交換したい/藤原ちゃんは出かけたい/白銀御行は隠したい」 (Kagu ya-sama wa Koukan Shitai/ Fujiwara-chan wa Dekaketai/ Shirogane Onkou wa Kakushitai)
“Kaguya Wants to Trade / Chika Wants to Go Somewhere / Miyuki Wants to Hide His Ignorance”

Some shows are slam-dunks one way or the other, some you feel indifferent about, but this is one of those that pulls you in two different directions.

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January 20, 2019 at 2:29 am Comments (11)

Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunousen – 01

「映画に誘わせたい/かぐや様は止められたい/かぐや様はいただきたい」 (Eiga ni sasowa setai/ Kaguya-sama wa tome raretai/ kaguya-sama wa itadakitai)
“I Will Make You Invite Me to a Movie, ‘Kaguya Wants to Be Stopped, Kaguya Wants It”

I was feeling oddly trepidatious going into this premiere.

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January 15, 2019 at 5:52 am Comments (26)