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Mahoutsukai no Yome – 24 (END)

「Live and Let Live」

Taken as a whole, I think The Ancient Magus’ Bride firmly stamps Wit as one of the bright lights in anime.

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March 26, 2018 at 1:52 am Comments (19)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 23

「Nothing Seek, Nothing Find. 」

I suspect we may leave this adaptation with as many questions as answers, but we only have to wait one week to find out.

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March 19, 2018 at 10:51 pm Comments (9)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 22

「As You Sow, so Shall You Reap」

Mahoutsukai no Yome is definitely in the home stretch now. Two episodes remain, and we’re truly staring into the maw of the undiscovered country.

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March 11, 2018 at 9:46 pm Comments (11)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 21

「Necessity Has no Law」

Can what’s been broken here be healed, physically or spiritually, literally or metaphorically?

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March 4, 2018 at 10:45 pm Comments (22)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 20

「You Can’t Make an Omelette Without Breaking a Few Eggs」

Poor Chise – you’d think she’d have long since been an omelette by now.

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February 25, 2018 at 11:54 pm Comments (12)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 19

「Any Port in a Storm」

Yamazaki Kore pulls no punches when she goes dark, and while it doesn’t happen all that often, she can go very dark indeed.

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February 18, 2018 at 1:29 pm Comments (14)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 18

「Forgive and Forget」

Damn, this show really is the undisputed king of…

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February 11, 2018 at 5:24 pm Comments (11)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 17

「Look Before You Leap」

With as barren as the schedule is of really elite (and not just very good) anime, a show like this one is all the more noteworthy.

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February 4, 2018 at 10:18 pm Comments (10)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 16

「God’s Mill Grinds Slow but Sure」

We may scorn ancient superstitions these days, but most have little idea that the customs they habitually live their lives by were shaped by those old rituals.

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January 28, 2018 at 10:15 pm Comments (12)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 15

「There is No Place Like Home」

I won’t be surprised if we see some rare disappointment from manga readers this week – not for what was in the ep but for what wasn’t.

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January 21, 2018 at 8:17 pm Comments (23)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 14

「Looks Breed Love」

I have witnesses and can prove I was chopping onions.

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January 14, 2018 at 7:37 pm Comments (11)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 13

「East, West, Home is best」

The thing about Mahoutsukai is that it’s limited only by the imagination.

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January 7, 2018 at 9:27 am Comments (13)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 12

「Better to Ask the Way Than Go Astray」

There’s a lot of confidence on display here – in the story and the staff’s ability to tell it, and in the audience to buy in.

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December 24, 2017 at 3:04 pm Comments (17)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 11

「Lovers ever run before the clock.」

We remember, deep down, the music of wind and water and earth, before there were words.

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December 17, 2017 at 6:35 pm Comments (11)

Mahoutsukai no Yome – 10

「We Live and Learn」

So let me get this straight – Lindel is Hisoka, his familiar is Gon and his master is Sailor Moon?

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December 10, 2017 at 3:42 pm Comments (12)

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