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Love Live! Superstar!! – Episode 12 (END) – Crisis Averted and The Unsurprising Regional Results

Episode impressions of Love Live! Superstar!! Episode 12 as Kanon finally gotten over her lingering anxiety issues, can she and her friends make it to nationals? The answer…

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Love Live! Superstar!! – Episode 11 – Kanon and Overcoming Her Anxiety

Episode impressions of Love Live! Superstar!! Episode 11 as it’s obvious that Kanon and her friends make the cut. The headmistress apparently calls them to her office. I…

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First Impression: Kaginado

A familiar little girl wearing a sailor fuku with stuffed dango in hand walks into a planetarium, where she’s greeted by another familiar face, an android with blue…

Beneath the Tangles

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Interview: SAKUGAN Creative Staff and Cast

I spoke to director Junichi Wada, producer Takayuki Funahashi, mecha designer Stanislas Brunet, kaiju designer Shoji Kawamori, and Memempu's voice actress Kanon Amane about the new anime Sakugan.…

Biggest In Japan

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Interview: SAKUGAN Creative Staff and Cast

NN spoke to director Junichi Wada, producer Takayuki Funahashi, mecha designer Stanislas Brunet, kaiju designer Shoji Kawamori, and Memempu's voice actress Kanon Amane to get into the nuts…

Anime News Network - Views

Love Live! Superstar!! – Episode 10 – Sumire’s Center Dilemma

Episode impressions of Love Live! Superstar!! Episode 10 as Kanon and her friends figured out a name for their group, now comes the hard part. Yes, surviving preliminaries…

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Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 9 - Keke Photo Bombs Chisato Kanon

In an episode about entering the Love Live contest, it's fun that traditions like the photo bomb come back. Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 9.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 8 - Keke Tako Hat

Chisato and Keke advertised the school festival using food, costumes, and wacky commercials. Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 8.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

Love Live! Superstar!! – Episode 8 – The Secret Behind Ren’s Mother and School Idols

Episode impressions of Love Live! Superstar!! Episode 8 as Kanon and her friends finds out that Ren has money troubles that can affect the school, can they change…

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Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 7 - Keke Busts Through

Keke took immediate action after the big dog plushie she was petting barked and wanted to play. Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 7.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

Love Live! Superstar!! – Episode 7 – Student Council President Drama and Truth about Ren

Episode impressions of Love Live! Superstar!! Episode 7 as Chisato changed sides or rather curriculums to become a school idol, there is still one looming threat. That is…

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Love Live! Superstar!! Episode 7: The Rengo Files

The preview hinted a seitokai election episode. While we did get that it wasn’t the main focus.

The Yuri Empire

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Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 6 - Keke Celebrates Sunny Passion

Sunny Passion's performance quickly recharged the energy level Keke lost in the southern island heat. Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 6.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

Love Live! Superstar!! – Episode 6 – Chisato Proves Her Dancing

Episode impressions of Love Live! Superstar!! Episode 6 as Kanon struggles to create lyrics for the new song, Chisato feels uneasy before the competition.

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Love Live! Superstar!! Episode #06

Before she was an exceptional dancer, Chisato Arashi was once a weak girl where she’s being bullied by older kids. Yeah, I don’t like this!

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

Love Live! Superstar!! – Episode 5 – Fun on an Island

Episode impressions of Love Live! Superstar!! Episode 5 as Sumire joins the school idol club. Of course, Kanon and her friends find out that it’s too hot to…

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Love Live! Superstar!! – Episode 5 – Fun on an Island

Episode impressions of Love Live! Superstar!! Episode 5 as Sumire joins the school idol club. Of course, Kanon and her friends find out that it’s too hot to…

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Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 5 - Keke Brain Freeze

Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 5. Keke suffered brain freeze when she tried to beat the summer heat with flavored shaved ice. Ouch!

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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[Plum] Daiba Kanon 1/7 Figure

This is a review regarding Daiba Kanon 1/7 scale figure. This is by Plum which isn’t exactly a high end company but not the lowest end, either. It’s…

Akabasa

Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 4 - Keke Celebrates Kanon's Vote

Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 4. Sumire thought she would easily win a popularity contest to choose an idol group's center position. Wrong!

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

Love Live! Superstar!! – Episode 4 – Sumire’s Desperation To Become The Center

Episode impressions of Love Live! Superstar!! Episode 4 as Kanon and Keke didn’t win first place, to Hazuki’s horror, they get to open the club anyway.

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Love Live! Superstar!! – Episode 4 – Sumire’s Desperation To Become The Center

Episode impressions of Love Live! Superstar!! Episode 4 as Kanon and Keke didn’t win first place, to Hazuki’s horror, they get to open the club anyway.

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Love Live! Superstar!! – 04

「街角ギャラクシー☆彡」 (Machikado Gyarakushī☆彡) "Street Corner Galaxy☆彡" *ding ding* In this corner competing for the center is Heanna Sumire and in this other corner Shibuya Kanon. Galaxy!

Random Curiosity

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Love Live Superstar: Ep 2 Impression

After a fairly strong opening, it’s clear that Superstar wants to be able to stand out from the crowd. The different approach in its storytelling and the way…

Umaru blog

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Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 3 - Keke Wags Head

Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 3. Keke loved watching Kanon take orders and make takoyaki balls. Kanon still couldn't sing, but Keke got snacks.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

Love Live! Superstar!! – Episode 3 – Kanon Overcomes Her Anxiety

Episode impressions of Love Live! Superstar!! Episode 3 as Kanon and Keke needs to pull off a good performance to win first place. Of course, they still face…

Chikorita157's Anime Blog

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Love Live! Superstar!! Episode 3: KeKaPalooza

With the first of two Olympic breaks done let’s resume Liella’s journey, yes.

The Yuri Empire

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Love Live! Superstar!! Episode #03

Oh boy, it appears that we’re supposed to hear Keke Tang’s reason for becoming a school idol, but Kanon Shibuya’s stage fright has kicked in yet again as…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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Kanon Indeed: Hashikko Ensemble, Chapter 42

Kozue commences a competition among the boys to do push-ups while singing The Chorus Appreciation Society bolsters its ranks, but not all is smooth sailing. Summary In a…

OGIUE MANIAX

Love Live! Superstar!! – Episode 2 – School Idols Not Allowed?

Episode impressions of Love Live! Superstar!! Episode 2 as Kanon now have her heart set on becoming a school idol, she wants to make it happen. Of course,…

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Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 2 - Chisato Loves Owl

Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 2. Chisato loves Kanon's owl Manmaru. It's not clear if Manmaru reciprocates Chisato's affection.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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Love Live! Superstar!! Episode #02

Well everyone, it’s time for the 2nd episode where I have a feeling that these two girls will become rivals for Kanon Shibuya and her friends. Speaking of…

The Anime Rambler – By Benigmatica

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First Impression: Love Live! Superstar!!

Kanon Shibuya loves singing, but she has difficulty singing under pressure, which led to her failing the audition to get into Yuigaoka High School’s prestigious music program. Enrolling…

Beneath the Tangles

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Welcome back to Love Live!, Takahiko Kyougoku (visual direction in Love Live! Superstar!!)

The opening sequence to the original Love Live! School Idol Project still charms me to this day. It was made back when Love Live! was a budding multimedia…

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Love Live! Superstar!! – Episode 1 – The School Idol Obsessed Girl

Shibuya Kanon loves to sing. She really wanted to get into the music program at Yuigaoka Girls High School. However, something happens that causes her to become upset.…

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Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 1 - KeKe Watches Kanon Sing

Love Live! Superstar!! - Episode 1. An oblivious Kanon singing and dancing down the street captivated school idol fan KeKe.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

Check out the poster and cast for the upcoming Princess Kaguya’s Lover musical with our first look at human Luna

The poster and cast information for the upcoming Princess Kaguya’s Lover musical have been released. The post was up on the Sailor Moon official site briefly last night…

Sailor Moon News

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Animecast: Aliens Speed Watch My Censored Anime at 1000x Speed

The hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast are here to give the rundown on anime news of today. Listen in and get caught up, or just get their…

Otaku Spirit

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In My View: What’s the problem with problematic?

I watched a lot of X-Files back in the day. I remember seeing the second season when it was still new and being in an Ames, Iowa apartment…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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Disaster Report: Angel Tales

There are many reasons behind what shows I choose to cover for Disaster Report.  Sometimes it may be due to its distasteful, even controvers...

Renaissance Josei

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Ranking #AniTwitWatches shows until now

So the #anitwitwatches crew just finished up SSSS. Gridman this week. Since the only real controversy I see out in AniTwitter is whether Goku could beat up Superman,…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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The Otakusphere: Pac-Man Tetris, bad plots and it’s the pandemic, man

Well, it’s Sunday afternoon, and I’m running a bit late for my cruise around the Otakusphere. I wanted to write about Ideon, Eva and influence yesterday, so that’s…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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Anime Feature: Kanon (2006), #Anitwitwatches Special

I recently participated in an event on Twitter called #Anitwitwatches in which Jon of Jon Spencer Reviews, hosts.

Sirius Writes

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The winter of my discontent with Kanon — an #anitwitwatches post

I’m having a difficult time with Kanon. The sad girls in the snow have led me to the winter of my discontent, and I’m still sorting out my…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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