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Shounen Maid – 12 (END)

「終わり良ければすべて良し」 (Owari Yokereba Subete Yoshi)
“All’s Well That Ends Well”

Shounen Maid has been a funny sort of series for me.

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July 3, 2016 at 1:04 am Comments (9)

Shounen Maid – 11

「少年よ, 大志を抱け」 (Shounen yo, Taishi wo Idake)
“Boys, Be Ambitious”

Shounen Maid is a pretty amazing show, all things considered.

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June 25, 2016 at 11:35 pm Comments (10)

Shounen Maid – 10

「暑さ寒さも彼岸まで」 (Atsusa Samusa mo Higan made)
“No Heat or Cold Lasts past the Equinox”

It’s straight-up criminal how few people seem to realize just how great Shounen Maid is.

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June 18, 2016 at 11:36 pm Comments (13)

Shounen Maid – 09

「情けは人の為ならず」 (Nasake wa Hito no Tame Narazu)
“One Good Turn Deserves Another”

I’m not so sure Shounen Maid isn’t the most consistent series of the spring. It’s certainly the most emotionally effective.

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June 11, 2016 at 11:59 pm Comments (9)

Shounen Maid – 08

「来年を言えば鬼が笑う」 (Rainen wo Ieba Oni ga Warau)
“The Devil Scoffs When You Talk of Next Year”

I pity anyone who can watch Shounen Maid and feel nothing. You all have cold, dead hearts.

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June 4, 2016 at 10:17 pm Comments (10)

Shounen Maid – 07

「学問は一日にしてならず」 (Gakumon wa Ichinichi ni Shite Narazu)
“Learning Does Not Happen in a Day”

So often, really, it’s the shows hardly anyone talks about that end up being the ones you remember.

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May 28, 2016 at 11:06 pm Comments (7)

Shounen Maid – 06

「袖振り合うも他生の縁」 (Sode Furi Au mo Tashounoen)
“Even a Chance Encounter Is Preordained”

There’s one ED explained for you.

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May 23, 2016 at 10:47 pm Comments (4)

Shounen Maid – 05

「だんしの一言金鉄の如し」 (Danshi no Hitokoto, Kintetsu no Gotoshi)
“A Man Never Goes Back on His Word”

In emotional terms, Shounen Maid is one of those series that punches way above its weight class.

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May 14, 2016 at 11:57 pm Comments (10)

Shounen Maid – 04

「好きこそ物の上手なれ」 (Suki Koso Mono no Jouzu Nare)
“What One Likes, One Will Do Well”

If there’s one thing I think can be said about Shounen Maid’s genetic makeup, it’s that this is a sentimental series.

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May 7, 2016 at 11:38 pm Comments (8)

Shounen Maid – 02, 03

「しっぱいは成功の母/いぬは三日飼えば三年恩を忘れぬ」 (Shippai wa Seikou no Haha/Inu wa Mikka Kaeba Sannen On wo Wasurenu)
“Failure is the Mother of Success”/”Feed a Dog for Three Days and He Will Remember It for Three Years”

Shounen Maid is a major test of anime fans’ open-mindedness.

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April 30, 2016 at 2:28 pm Comments (5)

Shounen Maid – 01

「 はたらかざる者食うべからず」 (Hatarakazaru Mono Kuubekarazu)
“Those Who Do Not Work Shall Not Eat”

Shounen Maid is a series that will surprise a lot of people – if they give it the chance.

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April 9, 2016 at 4:25 pm Comments (13)