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Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san 2 – 12 (END)

「夏祭り」 (Natsumatsuri)
“Summer Festival”

I can think of very few cases where an anime has improved as much from a first season to a second as Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san has, and that’s a credit to everyone involved.

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September 23, 2019 at 2:57 pm Comments (15)

Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san 2 – 11

「歩数/花火/お土産/約束」 (Hosuu/Hanabi/Omiyage/Yakusoku)
“Steps/Fireworks/Souveniers/Promises”

This season of Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san is an example of something very rare – a good series sneaking up on you and without you realizing it, turning into a great one.

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September 16, 2019 at 9:24 pm Comments (14)

Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san 2 – 10

「目薬/スクープ/かくれんぼ宝探し」 (Megusuri/Sukuupu/Kakurenbo/Takara sagashi)
“Eye Drops/Scoop/Hide and Seek/Treasure Hunting”

Takagi-san is very nearly still just as much a child as Nishikata-kun where matters of the heart are concerned.

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September 9, 2019 at 11:10 pm Comments (2)

Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san 2 – 09

「あっちむいてほい/特技/お悩み/メール」 (Acchi muite hoi/Tokugi/O nayami/Meeru)
“Acchi Muite Hoi/Talents/Worries/Messages”

I have to say, Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san has really upped its game this season.

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September 3, 2019 at 5:10 pm Comments (4)

Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san 2 – 08

「体育倉庫/保健室/宝くじ」 (Taiiku sōko/Hokenshitsu/Takarakuji)
“Storage Closet/Nurse’s Office/Lottery”

In a season that’s pretty light on romance, the kind of idyllic charm this series can conjure up really hits the spot.

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August 27, 2019 at 4:53 pm Comments (7)

Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san 2 – 07

「林間学校」 (Rinkan Gakkou)
“Camping Trip”

Now that was one hell of a cameo…

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August 19, 2019 at 4:44 pm Comments (9)

Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san 2 – 06

「リベンジ/ドッジボール/買い食い/デート」 (Ribenji/Dojjibooru/Kai-gui/Deeto)
“Revenge/Dodgeball/Buy and Eat/Date”

Even if he spends all his time on the ledge, she’s always the one who gives him a push.

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August 13, 2019 at 1:33 am Comments (2)

Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san 2 – 05

「質問/まゆ毛/放課後/ハッピーバースデー/くしゃみ」 (Shitsumon/Mayuge/Houkago/Happībaasudee/Kushami)
“Question/Eyebrows/After School/Happy Birthday/Sneezing”

I have two coincidences to report about this episode:

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August 5, 2019 at 4:41 am Comments (5)

Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san 2 – 04

「腕ずもう/大人っぽく/にがみ/自転車」 (Udezumou/Otonappoku/Niga mi/Jitensha)
“Arm Wrestling/Grown-up/Bitterness/Bicycle”

I worked in the coffee business for many years – and even I find Japanese black canned coffee unpleasantly bitter.

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July 29, 2019 at 10:36 pm Comments (9)

Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san 2 – 03

「エイプリルフール/お花見/呼び方/進級」 (Eipurirufuuru/o hanami/Yobikata/Shinkyuu)
“April Fool’s/Cherry Blossom Viewing/Honorifics/New School Year”

Nishikata should know this day is not his friend, since for Takagi-san every day is effectively April Fool’s Day.

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July 22, 2019 at 9:45 pm Comments (5)

Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san 2 – 02

「氷/外見/前髪/バレンタインデー」 (Kouri/gaiken/maegami/barentaindee)
“Ice/Appearance/Bangs /Valentine’s Day”

One of Takagi’s many talents is to take nearly any situation and turn it into a sort of chaste(ish) double entendre.

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July 15, 2019 at 9:12 pm Comments (2)

Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san 2 – 01

「教科書/催眠術/寝起き/水切り」 (Kyoukasho/Saimin-jutsu/Neoki/Mizukiri)
“Textbook/Hypnosis/Wake Up/Skipping Stones”

The chapters chosen to start Season 2 are right in the series’ sweet spot.

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July 10, 2019 at 7:06 pm Comments (12)

Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san – 12 (END)

「手紙/ 入学式 / 席替え」 (Tegami / Nyuugakushiki / Sekigae)
“Letter / First Day of School / Seating Arrangement”

“I called fake mother in Japan. She’s looking for me. Be careful. She is dangerous woman. Please forget about me. Good bye.”

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March 26, 2018 at 4:04 pm Comments (11)

Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san – 11

「ネコ / 好み / 似顔絵 / 占い / クリティカル」 (Neko / Konomi / Nigaoe / Uranai / Kuritikaru)
“Cat / Taste / Portrait / Fortune Telling / Critical”

Critical hit!

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March 19, 2018 at 3:29 pm Comments (11)

Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san – 10

「背比べ / 寒がり / お誘い / 二択クイズ」 (Sekurabe / Samugari / Osasoi / Nitaku Quiz)
“Who’s Taller / I Hate the Cold / Invitation / Two Question Quiz”

Would you rather squee or XD?

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March 12, 2018 at 3:57 pm Comments (4)

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