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Ultraman – 01-13

「Ultraman」
“Ultraman”

It’s always a treat to see an origin story done well.

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April 13, 2019 at 2:22 pm Comments (15)

Carole & Tuesday – 01

“True Colors”

There’s a lot in store for us. Of that I’m sure.

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April 12, 2019 at 6:58 am Comments (24)

Kenja no Mago – 01

「世間知らず、王都に立つ」 (Sekanshirazu, outo ni tatsu)
“I Will Stand in the Royal Capital”

More fun than it has right to be.

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April 10, 2019 at 10:04 pm Comments (23)

RobiHachi – 01

「そうだイセカンダルいこう」 (Souda. Isekandaru ikou.)
“I know. Let’s go to Isekandar.”

It’s always a good idea to root for the loser.

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April 10, 2019 at 4:37 pm Comments (6)

One Punch Man 2 – 01

「ヒーローの帰還」 (Hiirou no Kikan)
“The Hero’s Return”

Fake it until you make it.

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April 9, 2019 at 11:04 pm Comments (38)

Isekai Quartet – 01

「集結!カルテット」 (Shuuketsu! Karutetto)
“Gathering! Quartet”

Isekai crossovers, so hot right now.

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April 9, 2019 at 10:48 pm Comments (32)

Strike Witches: 501 Butai Hasshin Shimasu!! – 01

「501発進します?」 (501 Hasshin Shimasu?)
“501st, Take Off?”

For the Strike Witches aficionados out there.

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April 9, 2019 at 3:37 pm Comments (10)

Mayonaka no Occult Koumuin – 01

「新宿上空の天狗と天使」 (Shinjuku Jōkū no Tengu to Tenshi)
“Angels and Tengu Above the Shinjuku Skyline”

Love blooms in the most unlikely of places.

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April 9, 2019 at 5:47 am Comments (9)

Fairy Gone – 01

「灰かぶりの少女」 (Haikaburi no Shoujo)
“Ash-covered Girl”

Show of hands – Who thought the Fairy Soldiers were actual fairies?

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April 9, 2019 at 12:06 am Comments (17)

Gunjou no Magmell – 01

「拾人者(アングラー)」 (Jitsu Hito-sha (Anguraa))
“Angler”

A different beginning from the source, and probably better for it. Maybe. I dunno.

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April 8, 2019 at 3:37 pm Comments (8)

Kimetsu no Yaiba – 01

「残酷」 (Zankoku)
“Cruelty”

The premise has been swiftly laid out in this first banger episode.

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April 8, 2019 at 9:26 am Comments (23)

Kono Oto Tomare! – 01

「新入部員」 (Shin’nyuu buin)
“Newcomer”

Some series we like more than our head tells us we objectively should, and some less – and for me, Tomare is definitely the former.

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April 8, 2019 at 1:43 am Comments (8)

Shoumetsu Toshi – 01

「消滅」 (Shoumetsu)
“Disappear”

It’s hard being popular.

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April 7, 2019 at 6:19 pm Comments (7)

Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai – 01

「天才と[X]は表裏一体である」 (Tensai to [x] wa Hyouri Ittaidearu)
“Genius and X are Two Sides of the Same Coin”

While the first few minutes didn’t do the show any favors, I have to admit that I found myself really liking what I was seeing by the end of the episode.

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April 7, 2019 at 5:20 pm Comments (13)

Senryuu Shoujo – 01

「五七五系女子」 (Go Nana Go-kei Joshi)
“The 5-7-5 Girl”

Si metrum non habet, non est poema.

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April 6, 2019 at 10:01 am Comments (10)

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