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Why Pay $8 a Month to Watch a Train Wreck on Twitter When You Can Watch ‘EX-ARM’ on Crunchyroll for the Same Price?

Following the various sporadic decisions after the acquisition of Twitter by Elon Musk, Crunchyroll reminded users this week that their Premium service already offers a wide array of…

Anime Maru

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I’ve seen this before… and done better too…

One of the oddest things I remember about Ex-Arm, was how annoyingly consistent Akira was screaming about getting his body back. I had it written in my notes…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

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It's STILL Impossible to Live as a Crunchyroll Translator | The Canipa Effect

Following on from his 2020 video, Canipa revisits the topic of low pay for translators and how the one billion dollar Funimation buyout makes that even more ridiculous. It's…

The Canipa Effect

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EX-ARM – Could This be an Undiscovered Masterpiece?

Sometimes an anime comes along and you can just tell history is being made. EX-ARM changed the way we see anime!

I drink and watch anime

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How Anime Creates Appealing Fanservice | The Canipa Effect

Follow the link to play GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon now: https://bit.ly/3LQ4Vj3 #ad Canipa discusses the work that goes into great anime fanservice and what separates it from the boring ecchi…

The Canipa Effect

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The (Absolute) State of Crunchyroll Original Anime

Crunchyroll Originals have a reputation for being awful. Which makes sense, some of them REALLY ARE. But are they all that bad? With the label basically dead, it's…

Mother's Basement

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Breaking Down Arcane: League of Legend's Incredible Animation | Studio Spotlight

Canipa breaks down the unique production of Fortiche Productions' Arcane: League of Legends, and why 3D anime in Japan struggle to reach its ambition. Support The Canipa Effect on…

The Canipa Effect

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Nonon’s Best Anime of 2021

With the year coming to a close, Nonon picks his best anime of 2021, ranging from a girl and her cub to one kaiju anime on Netflix.

TheOASG

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Anime: The Broken Industry | The Canipa Effect

Get Surfshark VPN at https://surfshark.deals/CANIPA - enter promo code CANIPA for 83% off and 4 extra months for free! Canipa returns to the video, "Anime: The Global Medium" from…

The Canipa Effect

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Episode 181 - High Guardian Spice... Is that even an anime???

This week, some have called it “Worse than Ex-Arm”, “Not even worthy of 1 star”, and “Cute as hell” but Shaun just calls it this weeks episode! So…

Anime Out of Context

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A winter hibernation would really be so wonderful.

Just so you know, I am aware that it’s been around 6 months since my last post. I’m actually surprised that people seemed to like my post about…

Anime Solstice

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Tesla Note – Episode 1

EX-ARM walked so Tesla Note could fly, and wow, what a brief, ugly flight this premiere is.

Anime Feminist

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The Worst Anime Ever: 15 Anime Series So Bad That They Are Difficult to Watch

The title of “worst anime ever” is no less as difficult to name as picking the best anime series ever. There are some series that are so truly…

Recommend Me Anime

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WHY EX-ARM IS THE GREATEST ANIME TO EVER EXIST NO CAP

This post might contain SLIGHT SPOILERS. GENRE : Action, Ecchi, Sci-Fi, Seinen Ex-Arm is a phenomenal anime. It is a beauty to behold for the mind, the ears,…

FreakSenpai

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Jon’s Creator Showcase: July Post Submissions Open

Hello, hello. (Recently came to the horrific realization that the Ex-Arm opening plays in my head whenever I say it, who can I blame for this!?) Been a…

The Moyatorium

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Ex-Arm

Ex-Arm is undoubtedly the worst anime I've ever seen. How did the series that was supposed to revolutionize anime come to this?

DoubleSama

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Ex-Arm

Ex-Arm is undoubtedly the worst anime I've ever seen. How did the series that was supposed to revolutionize anime come to this?

DoubleSama

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The Otakusphere: Good ideas for bad shows and bad ideas for good shows

Welcome back to the end of another week and the beginning of another Otakusphere. After binging the second and third seasons of My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU last…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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Ex-Arm – Anime Review

Japanese Title: Ex-Arm   Similar: Ghost in the Shell Akira Guilty Crown   Watched in: Japanese Genre: Action Science Fiction Length: 12 episodes   Positives: Nothing Negatives: Uglie…

Nefarious Reviews

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In EX-ARM’s defense.

Oh, I know what you’re thinking. “EX-ARM? A good show?! How dare you!!!” Well, at least what I would think when this is casually brought up in conversation…

Anime Solstice

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Yes, it’s bad, but also I did watch and have ~thoughts~: Ex-Arm anime review

I really did subject myself to watching the entire twelve episodes of Ex-Arm. I am aware that dropping anime is an option, but never really considered it. It’s…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

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on the Bright Side Reviews (BS reviews): Ex-Arm

BS reviews is a series where Edy and I look for the unseen genius in anime that have not been widely recognized by the public.  Today, we will…

Convoluted Situation

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Winter 2021 Anime Round-Up Post

Hello everyone! While I wasn’t able to do any First Impression reviews for the winter anime season, I was still able to watch some anime shows to completion.…

Moeronpan

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Ex-Arm

This was bad. Poorly conceived, poorly executed, and ugly. I never criticize a real effort to try something new and different, to try to move the world of…

Anteiku Anime Reviews

Seasonal Selection – Ex-Arm Episode 12

Last week, and endingThis week, new bad from nowhereAt long last, silence So, after the previous episode in which Beta was destroyed and our hero flew off into…

Harper Anime Reviews

Seasonal Selection – Ex-Arm Episode 11

The animationIt burns! My eyes, it burns them!Please, take it away! Welcome to the Climax Episode! Not a lot happens, so it can be summarized very quickly: Beta…

Harper Anime Reviews

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Video Card Shortages Continue to Adversely Affect ‘EX-ARM’ Anime Production

The silicon shortage continues to affect industries worldwide, impacting a wide range of companies that rely on technology as a part of their business. Visual Flight, the new…

Anime Maru

Seasonal Selection – Ex-Arm Episode 10

A decent fight sceneSome needless complicationsNo impact at heart So, today’s episode of Ex-Arm had two major lines: Akira versus Beta and Alma versus Soma. Second one first.…

Harper Anime Reviews

Seasonal Selection – Ex-Arm Episode 9

Speeches everywhereFriendship, revenge, blah, blah, blahPacing is a lie. This episode is mostly focused on getting Alma back. The fight in the tunnel is as badly choreographed as…

Harper Anime Reviews

Seasonal Selection – Ex-Arm Episode 8

Uninvested fightsCyberspace looks like garbageSurprise villain why?! Ex-Arm once again screws up in ways I wouldn’t even have expected. Pretty much the whole episode is just a brawl…

Harper Anime Reviews

Seasonal Selection – Ex-Arm Episode 7

3D Arab PrinceTragic pasts not well set-up Clippy’s the bad guy Wow, this episode was scattered. Instead of nothing really happening, everything happened at once without the setup,…

Harper Anime Reviews

Seasonal Selection – Ex-Arm Episode 6

Haiku summation: Animation gets better, The writing gets worse. Live reaction audio and details after the cut. So, this time we start with Skeletor creating his spheres of…

Harper Anime Reviews

Seasonal Selection – Ex-Arm Episode 5

It was bad enough that the animation, slowly improving though it is, should never have made it to the screen. Up until now, that was the worst thing;…

Harper Anime Reviews

[Review] Ex-Arm Episode

Guys! We have to talk about this hot, fiery mess! The post [Review] Ex-Arm Episode first appeared on Couch and Chill.

Couch and Chill

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Episode 141 - EX-ARM

This week, Shaun has had enough of the quality shows covered on this podcast. His method of fixing that is by having Remington watch 3 episodes of the…

Anime Out of Context

Episode 688: Winter 2021 Previews #3

This week on Anime Pulse we got the potential return of a long lost Japanese sweet, the villains we love to love, and becoming overpowered by a T-posing…

Anime Pulse

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Please, Please Don’t Watch Scar on the Praeter (or, Writing a Scathing Review of Ex-Arm Would Have Been So Much Easier)

After five or so years of working on projects as part of The Backloggers, I think I can, with full confidence, say that I’m cursed. When you hear…

The Backloggers

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Nonon’s Otaku Theater: Winter Anime 2021, Week 4

In this week's Otaku Theater, Nonon ended up checking out Ex-Arm amongst his usual Winter Anime season shows...and immediately regrets it!

TheOASG

Seasonal Selection – Ex-Arm Episode 4

Look, I get it. If you’re going to steal visual designs, Neon Genesis Evangelion is probably a good choice. It’s got some good designs. But if you’re going…

Harper Anime Reviews

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Log Time Seasonal Podcast | Beginning of Winter 2021 — Winter Anime Priority (or, WAP)

Hey folks, there’s a whole dang lot of anime in the Winter 2021 anime season. And I mean a LOT of anime. It’s almost as if the Winter…

The Backloggers

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Crunchyroll Removes All 1-Star Reviews of ‘EX-ARM’ Anime

Crunchyroll has actively begun removing negative reviews of the newly released anime series EX-ARM, reports confirmed on Friday. The anime has received harsh criticism for its use of…

Anime Maru

[Review] Ex-Arm Eps. 1-3

Allow me to introduce you to the world of Ex-Arm! The post [Review] Ex-Arm Eps. 1-3 first appeared on Couch and Chill.

Couch and Chill

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2021 Winter Three-Episode Check-In

This season truly encapsulates the duality of anime: everything made us either really excited or really tired.

Anime Feminist

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Why is Ex-Arm so Horrible?

…Aside from “because it just is”, that is.

The Animanga Spellbook

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PODCAST: Worst Anime of The Winter 2021 Season

Stream the pain Watch us laugh and suffer We had a gap week between the Akudama Drive finale and our first Wonder Egg Priority podcast and so myself…

warui deshou

Winter 2021 Schedule

Sunday Kemono Jihen 22:00 Tokyo MX (01/10) Skate-Leading ☆ Stars 22:30 Toyko MX (01/10) IDOLY PRIDE 23:00 ABEMA (01/10) Mushoku Tensei: Isekai Ittara Honki Dasu 24:00 Tokyo MX…

Random Curiosity

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Lightning First Looks: Winter 2021

It’s been an incredibly busy time over at GLORIO Towers, what with the new season and also gestures at everything. As a result we haven’t been able to…

The Glorio Blog

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The GLORIO Chat Episode 78: Winter 2021 Anime First Impressions

New year, new anime season, new theme music… we are doing our best to start 2021 right. But is the new season any good? The GLORIO crew discusses.

The Glorio Blog