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Ahiru no Sora – 01

「The Ugly Duckling」

Limitless energy and pompadours abound in this upbeat introduction to the basketball team at Kuzuryuu High School.

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October 6, 2019 at 12:53 am Comments (6)

Azur Lane – 01

「【起動】海を駆ける少女たち」 ([Kidou] Umi o Kakeru Shoujo-tachi)
“[Launch] The Girls Who Run on the Sea”

But everything changed when the Fire Nation attacked.

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October 4, 2019 at 9:13 am Comments (39)

Ore wo Suki na no wa Omae Dake ka yo – 01

「俺ってほんと、どこにでもいる平凡なモブなんだ」 (Ore tte honto, doko ni demo iru heibonna na nda)
“I’m Really Just an Ordinary High School Student”

Ore Suki seems like a generic romcom. The key word being ‘seems’. It is anything but.

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October 4, 2019 at 7:48 am Comments (15)

Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame ni wa Shudan wo Erandeiraremasen – 01

「本のない世界」 (Hon no Nai Sekai)
“A World With No Books”

Honzuki no Gekokujou is an insanely down-to-earth look at what happens when you thrust someone into an isekai without any bonus perks and a lot of disadvantages.

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October 4, 2019 at 1:19 am Comments (18)

Choujin Koukousei-tachi wa Isekai demo Yoyuu de Ikinuku you desu! – 01

「超人高校生たちは異世界に来てしまったようです!」 (Choujin koukousei-tachi wa i sekai ni kite shimatta youdesu!)
“Super High School Students Seem to have Come to a Different World!”

Flying into the next alternate world in style.

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October 3, 2019 at 10:27 pm Comments (18)

Houkago Saikoro Club – 01

「知らない世界」 (Shiranai Sekai)
“A New World”

In which Stilts contemplates buying a board game cuz he saw it on an anime.

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October 3, 2019 at 12:37 am Comments (25)

Shinchou Yuusha: Kono Yuusha ga Ore Tueee Kuse ni Shinchou Sugiru – 01

「この勇者が傲慢すぎる」 (Kono yuusha ga goumansugiru)
“This Hero is too Arrogant”

Remember boys and girls, always the read the fine print.

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October 2, 2019 at 8:12 pm Comments (29)

Mo Dao Zu Shi 2 – 01

「Joining Hands」

You might be reading this, somewhat curious. Yet you’ll invariably give this a pass because it’s Chinese and not Japanese. Let me tell you, don’t make this mistake.

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August 10, 2019 at 4:09 am Comments (25)

Summer 2019 Schedule

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Re:Stage! Dream Days♪
22:00 MX (07/07)
Kawaikereba Hentai demo Suki ni Natte Kuremasu ka?
20:00 AT-X (07/08)
Tejina Senpai
23:00 MX (07/02)
Kengan Ashura
00:00 Netflix (07/31)
Uchi no Musume no Tame naraba, Ore wa Moshikashitara Maou mo Taoseru kamo Shirenai.
23:30 MX (07/04)
Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya
00:00 AT-X (07/19)
Mo Dao Zu Shi 2
12:00 Tencent (08/03)
Naka no Hito Genome [Jikkyouchuu]
22:00 AT-X (07/07)
Kochouki: Wakaki Nobunaga
21:30 AT-X (07/08)
Sounan Desu Ka?
23:15 MX (07/02)
Kanata no Astra
21:00 AT-X (07/03)
Given
24:55 Fuji (07/11)
Joushikousei no Mudazukai
21:30 AT-X (07/05)
Kimetsu no Yaiba
23:30 MX (04/06)
Ensemble Stars
22:30 MX (07/07)
Starmyu 3rd Season
22:00 MX (07/01)
Isekai Cheat Magician
22:00 AT-X (07/10)
Machikado Mazoku
25:28 TBS (07/11)
Dr.STONE
22:00 MX (07/05)
Lord El-Melloi II Sei no Jikenbo: Rail Zeppelin Grace Note
24:00 AT-X (07/06)
Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san 2
22:30 MX (07/07)
Katsute Kami Datta Kemono-tachi e
23:00 MX (07/01)
Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru?
22:30 AT-X (07/03)
Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator
22:00 AT-X (07/12)
Senki Zesshou Symphogear XV
25:00 MX (07/06)
Vinland Saga
24:10 NHK (07/07)
Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou
23:30 AT-X (07/08)
Maou-sama, Retry!
24:00 MX (07/03)
Fruits Basket (2019)
22:30 MX (04/05)
BEM
25:35 Fuji (07/14)
Cop Craft
25:35 Fuji (07/08)
Carole & Tuesday
24:55 Fuji TV (04/10)
Tsujou Kougeki ga Zentai Kougeki de 2-kai Kougeki no Okaasan wa Suki desu ka?
24:00 MX (07/12)
Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru no Darou ka II
24:30 MX (07/12)
Enen no Shouboutai
25:25 MBS (07/05)
Granbelm
25:55 MBS/TBS (07/05)
Araburu Kisetsu no Otome-domo yo.
26:25 MBS/TBS (07/05)
Legend: 2 2* 0 0 2
5* 3 3 2 Not covering

Now that every show has had a few several many episodes to make its case, it’s time to tell you what we’ll be blogging this season. This is Random Curiosity’s Summer 2019 blogging schedule.

As always, this is a tentative overview of our plans for the new season . . . is what we used to say, but with oodles episodes under our belts, we’re pretty confident in our picks. (Except the ones that haven’t aired yet, some of which we’re still eyeing.) Will some of them fall apart in the home stretch? Probably. This is what we’re going with for now.

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August 1, 2019 at 4:32 pm Comments (22)

BEM – 01

「Water」

Throw up your jazz and murder hands, folks

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July 16, 2019 at 10:50 pm Comments (6)

Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatte Iru Darouka II – 01

「神の宴」 (Kami no utage (Paatii))
“Banquet of the Gods (Party)”

The trouble begins anew for the Hestia Familia.

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July 14, 2019 at 12:17 am Comments (21)

To Aru Kagaku no Accelerator – 01

「学園都市最強能力者 (アクセラレータ)」 (Gakuen Toshi Akuserareeta)
“Academy City Accelerator”

Don’t deny, you know you missed this guy too.

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July 13, 2019 at 2:29 pm Comments (26)

Given (2019) – 01

「Boys in the Band」

A cute light series to help balance the heft of the summer season.

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July 12, 2019 at 10:05 am Comments (3)

Isekai Cheat Magician – 01

「異世界からの「迷い人」」 (Isekai Kara no Mayoi Hito)
“Lost Ones from Another World”

Another day, another isekai.

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July 12, 2019 at 2:24 am Comments (18)

Machikado Mazoku – 01

「優子の目覚め!!家庭の事情で今日から魔族」 (Yuuko no Mezame! ! Katei no Jijou de Kyou kara Mazoku)
“Yuko Awakens! For Family Reasons You’re Now a Demon Girl”

Never underestimate the effects of puberty.

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July 11, 2019 at 9:59 pm Comments (8)

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