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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)

Fruits Basket (2019) – 01

「行ってきます」 (Ittekimasu)
“I’m Off!”

I won’t lie — I wasn’t hyped to see one of my all-time favorite shows (I blame nostalgia) remade. Though, after watching this first episode, I’ve completely changed my mind and want to fast forward time to next week.

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April 6, 2019 at 4:16 am Comments (31)

Midara na Ao-chan wa Benkyou ga Dekinai – 01

「青ちゃんは青春ができない」 (Ao-chan wa Aeishun ga Dekinai)
“Ao-chan Can’t Enjoy Her Youth”

AKA Ao-chan’s Mind Is In The Gutter.

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April 5, 2019 at 5:57 pm Comments (5)

Hitoribocchi no Marumaru Seikatsu – 01

「はじめての告白」 (Hajimete no Kokuhaku)
“My First Confession”

A kind, shy girl’s first day making friends.

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April 5, 2019 at 3:49 pm Comments (12)

Winter 2019 Schedule

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Ueno-san wa Bukiyou
24:30 BS11 (01/06)
Dororo (2019)
19:30 MBS (01/07)
Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maioritai!
22:00 AT-X (01/08)
Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari
22:00 AT-X (01/09)
BanG Dream! 2nd Season
22:30 Abema (01/03)
Boogiepop wa Warawanai
21:00 AT-X (01/04)
Fukigen na Mononokean: Tsuzuki
21:00 AT-X (01/05)
Kouya no Kotobuki Hikoutai
22:30 Tokyo MX (01/13)
Mob Psycho 100 II
19:30 MBS (01/07)
Circlet Princess
23:00 MX (01/08)
Kemurikusa (2019)
22:15 Amazon (01/09)
Dimension High School
22:30 MX (01/10)
Egao no Daika
21:30 WOWOW (01/04)
Bermuda Triangle: Colorful Pastrale
21:30 Abema (01/12)
Piano no Mori (2019)
24:10 NHK (01/27)
Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken
24:00 ANIMAX (10/01)
3D Kanojo 2
25:59 NTV (01/08)
Doukyonin wa Hiza, Tokidoki, Atama no Ue.
23:30 AT-X (01/09)
Girly Air Force
23:00 A-TX (01/10)
Date A Live III
21:30 AT-X (01/11)
Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Ren’ai Zunousen
23:30 MX (01/12)
Shingeki no Bahamut: Manaria Friends
24:30 Tokyo MX (01/20)
Pastel Memories
24:30 MX (01/07)
Kakegurui ××
23:00 MX (01/08)
Meiji Tokyo Renka
23:30 AT-X (01/09)
Yakusoku no Neverland
24:55 Fuji (01/10)
To Aru Majutsu no Index III
22:00 AT-X (10/05)
Sword Art Online: Alicization
24:00 MX (10/06)
Kemono Friends 2
24:30 TV Tokyo (01/07)
Revisions
23:30 Fuji (01/09)
Go-Toubun no Hanayome
25:28 TBS (01/10)
B-PROJECT: Zecchou*Emotion
24:00 MX (01/11)
Endro~!
25:00 MX/BS11 (01/12)
Grimms Notes: The Animation
25:58 TBS (01/10)
JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken: Ougon no Kaze
25:05 MX (10/05)
W’z
25:30 MX (01/05)
Domestic na Kanojo
25:55 MBS (01/11)
Mahou Shoujo Tokushusen Asuka
25:25 MBS/TBS (01/11)
Legend: 2 2 0 1 3
0 3 2 2 Not covering

Now that every show has had a few episodes to make its case, it’s time to tell you what we’ll be blogging this season. This is Random Curiosity’s Winter 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 multiple episodes under our belts, we’re pretty confident in our picks. Will some of them fall apart in the final mile? It’s happened before. This is what we’re going with for now.

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January 30, 2019 at 4:21 pm Comments (24)

Manaria Friends – 01

「アンとグレア」 (Anne & Grea)
“Anne & Grea”

Once upon a time, a shy princess met a silly princess…

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January 22, 2019 at 3:21 pm Comments (16)

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)

Kemono Friends 2 – 01

「きおくのかなた」 (Kioku no Kanata)
“Beyond Memories”

Get ready people, it’s friend making time.

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January 14, 2019 at 11:09 pm Comments (10)

Kouya no Kotobuki Hikoutai – 01

「月夜の用心棒」 (Tsukiyo no Youjinbou)
“Moonlit Guns For Hire”

It’s true, some are better at the preview lottery than others.

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January 14, 2019 at 10:10 am Comments (41)

Endro~! – 01

「エンドロールにはまだ早い〜!」 (Endorooru ni wa Mada Hayai〜!)
“It’s Still Too Soon for the End Roll~!”

The End—and then start again.

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January 14, 2019 at 2:22 am Comments (10)

Date A Live III – 01

「七番目の精霊」 (Nana Ban-me no Seirei)
“The Seventh Spirit”

If at first you don’t succeed, try to fool a dumber target.

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January 11, 2019 at 11:21 pm Comments (12)

Mahou Shoujo Tokushusen Asuka – 01

「帰ってきた魔法少女」 (Kaette Kita Mahō Shoujo)
“The Magical Girl Comes Back”

She who laughs last laughs best.

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January 11, 2019 at 11:16 pm Comments (36)

Kemurikusa – 01

「#1」

Kemono Friends, now with extra post-apocalypse.

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January 11, 2019 at 11:01 pm Comments (15)

Go-Toubun no Hanayome – 01

「五等分の花嫁」 (Go-Toubun no Hanayome)
“The Quintessential Quintuplets”

The quintessential harem series of Winter 2019.

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January 11, 2019 at 11:25 am Comments (23)

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