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15 Anime Series Based on Gacha Games

Do you ever wonder why there are so many open-ended one season anime series out there? One of the lesser known tidbits about the anime industry is that…

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SEVEN KNIGHTS REVOLUTION: Hero Successor

The latest in a line of largely forgettable mobile game adaptations, SEVEN KNIGHTS REVOLUTION joins Hortensia Saga and King's Raid as a sad statement on where sword and…

Anime News Network - Views

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Watch or Drop? Hortensia Saga

Here we are with a fantasy that isn’t an isekai or time-travel based story – Hortensia Saga. Given I love the genre going in this one should be…

100 Word Anime

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The Speakeasy #122: Horimiya, So I’m a Spider So What?, Pui Pui Molecar, SK8 the Infinity + More Winter 2021 Anime

We discuss a ton of new anime from the winter 2021 season: Kemono Jihen Cells at Work: Code Black Heaven’s Design Team Project Scard Back Arrow Hortensia Saga…

Reverse Thieves

thin slicing the new season, winter 2021 edition

9,500 words, 25 anime, 15 years, and a Curry Cup Noodle. The granddaddy of gimmick posts is once again upon us. That’s right– thin slicing has returned! Thin…

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Animecast: Music of Winter 2021 Anime

The hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast are finally here to give their favorite picks of music for the Winter 2021 anime season. Put the headphones on and…

Otaku Spirit

Animecast: Winter 2021 Anime Season First Impressions

The year of 2021 is starting off with an insane blast of great titles to be keeping an eye on. Join the hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast…

Otaku Spirit

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The GLORIO Chat Episode 79: I Need Someone to Pull a Gun

A surprising number of shows have survived the first month of the season, and we’re going to talk about them all.

The Glorio Blog

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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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Hortensia Saga (TV) (First Impression)

“Hortensia Saga is a medieval fantasy tale of war and chaos. Three years ago, the king was betrayed and murdered by one of his dukes who then rebuilt…

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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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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

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Housekeeping: Hortensia Saga and The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter DROPPED

As expected, Hannah and Zane are dispensing with two of the weaker new Winter 2021 anime series this season: Hortensia Saga and The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Winter Anime 2021 Week 2 [Check-In]

Layered, poignant, and elegantly articulated - Wonder Egg Priority had a fantastic debut made even more impressive considering this is Wakabayashi's first time directing a full-length series

Seasonal Prattle

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Hortensia Saga – 02 – The Girl Who Cried Werewolf

While Alfred is on monster patrol with Maurice, Marius is helping carry flowers for Nonnoria, who visits the Albert family grave to pay her respects to those who…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Hortensia Saga #02 — Goblin Slayer

  Yawn. Impressions: Consider this my followup and confirmation that this continues to be really, really boring. There's some goblins. Timmy went to the goblin hole. Eek! Goblins. Oh…

Tenka Seiha

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Weekly Round-Up, 6-12 January 2021: Winter Premieres, Ensemble Stars, and Upcoming Diverse Indie Games

AniFem Round-Up I★CHU – Episode 1 Male idol series currently plagued by Too Many Boys. Hortensia SAGA – Episode 1 Tropey but promising “crossdressing secret princess” fantasy series.…

Anime Feminist

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Winter Anime 2021 Week 1 [Check-In]

New year, new season of anime, same coverage. Let's rundown a heap of new shows and see how they stack up.

Seasonal Prattle

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Winter 2021 First Impressions: Thinking Outside the Box

I hate to sound like a broken record already, but as long as we’re getting anime and staying alive in 2021, we’re fine.

The Animanga Spellbook

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Winter 2021 First Impression – Moeronpan #1

And we’re back at the start of another year!The thing about 2020 was that it was…different and challenging, so although I do still want to do a Moeronpan…

Moeronpan

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First Impression: Hortensia Saga

This is the Holy Era, a 14th-century France-style fantasy kingdom. Before his daughter’s eyes, the king of Hortensia dies. He has been betrayed by Duke Rugis of Camellia,…

Beneath the Tangles

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Anime Taste Testing: Hortensia Saga

This would have felt lackluster and cliché had it been released 20 years ago – and what’s more, nothing would have changed between then and now aside from…

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Hortensia Saga – 01

「覚悟 ~カメリアとの戦い~」 (Kakugo ~Kameria to no Tatakai~) "Resolve ~The Conflict with Camellia~" Yes we already had the first seasonal fantasy adventure - but what about the second?

Random Curiosity

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Winter 2021 First Impressions: The Promised Neverland S2, Gekidol, Hortensia Saga

The Promised Neverland S2 Short Synopsis: The recently-escaped orphans wander the forest, encountering both enemies and allies. Lenlo: So let’s cut right to the chase, if you liked…

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Hortensia Saga — First Impressions

The king is dead in a super generic fantasy story.

Draggle's Anime Blog

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Hortensia Saga – 01 (First Impressions) – A Glimmer of Hope in an Age of Turmoil

What have we here….an un-ironic, non-isekai, no-nonsense Euro-style medieval fantasy epic? Welcome to Hortensia Saga, which plunges us right into the thick of an attempted coup…what odd…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Hortensia SAGA – Episode 1

As a hodge-podge of familiar fantasy tropes, Hortensia Saga will need to distinguish itself with its characters and execution. Fortunately, it's off to a hopeful start.

Anime Feminist

Hortensia Saga #01 — This Grave is a Grave

  And other moving lines from Japan's finest writers. Impressions: I was trying to figure out why they decided these random dudes should be identical twins. One of them…

Tenka Seiha

The GLORIO Chat Episode 76: Winter 2021 Anime Preview

Before we get too deep into wrapping up 2020 anime, the GLORIO crew takes a look at what’s coming in the Winter 2021 season.

The Glorio Blog

FUNimation Entertainment Announces Four More Simulcasts for the Winter 2021 Anime Season

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will simulcast the Horimiya, Back Arrow, Wonder Egg Priority, and Hortensia Saga anime as part of the Winter 2021 season. All four…

Lesley's Anime and Manga Corner

KiritoNarukami’s Anime Selection (Winter 2021 Edition)

Hey Anime Gang! Can you believe that we’re already in the 2021 Winter Season?! It felt like yesterday I was just writing about the 2020 Winter season. It’s…

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Hortensia Saga Smartphone Game Gets Anime TV Series

Earlier today, fans of Sega’s Hortensia Saga flocked to the f4 Fan Festival event. During the show, it was announced that the title will receive an anime TV…

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