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Weekly Round-Up, 4-10 August 2021: Defining Otome Games, Union-Busting at Square Enix, and Conspiracy Theorist Konata

AniFem Round-Up 2021 Summer Three-Episode Check-In The team checks in on a somewhat light season. When the Most Precious Diamond is Not a Piece of Jewelry: MAJOR 2ND…

Anime Feminist

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When the Most Precious Diamond is Not a Piece of Jewelry: MAJOR 2ND and female baseball players’ struggles in a male-dominated sport

Although Daigo’s teammates and rivals are mainly male in the beginning of the series, as time goes on, the female cast becomes increasingly robust, to the point that…

Anime Feminist

Sensou Douwa: Chiisai Sensuikau ni Koi wo Shita Dekasugira Kojira no Hanashi

Sensou Douwa ( War Tales or War Fables ) was a series of TV specials by Shin-Ei Animation that ran annually from 2002 to 2009. In…

Collectr's Blog

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Sunday Retrospective (2020)

  Greetings all! It's hard to believe that we've made it through another year (all things considered) but here we are on the final blog entr...

Weekly Shounen Sunday Edition

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Amatsuki Re-Revisited

You might wonder, with good reason, why Orphan is releasing a new version of Amatsuki , six years after our first release. That release is q...

Collectr's Blog

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Sunday 5 years later (Chief editor Ichihara interview)

  Hey all! I've been around a little more lately, but just in case you don't know who I am, it's your beleaguered translator/editor/writer/t...

Weekly Shounen Sunday Edition

Major 2nd Season 2 – 25 (End) and Series Review

That Mitsuda Takuya has managed to keep Major fresh and vital after almost 100 volumes of manga is a great achievement. Read more

Lost in Anime

Major 2nd Season 2 – 24

Dear God, he really is named Luigi... Read more

Lost in Anime

More more more Autumn 2020 impressions

She's no Aoba from Cross Game, but I've enjoyed how Mutsuko has pitched so far.

Karmaburn.com

Major 2nd Season 2 – 23

I follow the "Japan Earthquakes" Twitter account, and I'm a bit upset I didn't get a tweet before that episode. Read more

Lost in Anime

Major 2nd Season 2 – 22

I think I figured out the coach mystery... Read more

Lost in Anime

Major – Anime Review

Japanese Title: Major   Related: Major 2nd (next generation series) Similar: Cross Game Ace of Diamond Big Windup   Watched in: Japanese Genre: Drama Romance Sports Length: 154…

Nefarious Reviews

Major 2nd Season 2 – 21

That was a Chekov's Tsujidou head coach if I've ever seen one. Read more

Lost in Anime

Major 2nd Season 2 – 20

Don't worry Daigo, I couldn't remember which one he was either. Read more

Lost in Anime

Major 2nd Season 2 – 19

I respect a series that isn't averse to the grunt work, digging into the details and getting them right. Read more

Lost in Anime

Major 2nd Season 2 – 18

There often comes a heart vs. head moment for me when it comes to sports anime. Read more

Lost in Anime

Major 2nd Season 2 – 17

Fortunately for Daigo, Sakura always has his back. Read more

Lost in Anime

Major 2nd Season 2 – 16

In the storied history of baseball anime, I don't think there's been a character who drew better walks than Shigeno Daigo. Read more

Lost in Anime

Major 2nd Season 2 – 15

For the little captain, this is where the rubber meets the road. Read more

Lost in Anime

Major 2nd Season 2 – 14

Any more catching without a cup and there won't be a "Major 3rd". Read more

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Major 2nd Season 2 – 13

Start to finish, that episode was full of surprises. Read more

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Major 2nd Season 2 – 12

I always appreciated that Major was a very grounded sports series, not only in terms of baseball but life as well. Read more

Lost in Anime

Major 2nd Season 2 – 11

Major 2nd the right anime at the right time. Read more

Lost in Anime

Major 2nd Season 2 – 10

Daigo, you lying little guttersnipe... Read more

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Major 2nd Season 2 – 09

That was an interesting turn of events... Read more

Lost in Anime

Spring 2020 Roundup.

A comprehensive list of where I am with the Spring 2020 lineup. Please keep in mind that some anime are ongoing, some are on hold, some are postponed,…

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Major 2nd Season 2 – 07

I'm really wavering on whether Fuurin needs an adult coach, because Daigo seems to have both the knowledge and the persona to handle it admirably himself. Read more

Lost in Anime

Major 2nd Season 2 – 06

We're seeing very deliberately, brick by brick, just how far Daigo has come. Read more

Lost in Anime

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Sunday Variety

Two updates in a month? Yes it is indeed true and not an illusion! On the side I write a bit for the great folks at Toonami Faithful…

Weekly Shounen Sunday Edition

Play that Weeby Music Fanboy! – Top 5 Anime Openings of Spring 2020

Hello all you lovely weebs and normies and welcome back to Otaku Thursday! We’re about halfway through the spring season (can you believe it? Half. WAY), which means…

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Tamayomi v. Major 2nd S2

I've enjoyed watching Sakura improve.

Karmaburn.com

Major 2nd Season 2 – 04

Exciting times are ahead - but not for a while. Read more

Lost in Anime

Major 2nd Season 2 – 03

While this show is mostly a 100 MPH fastball, it definitely throws a few breaking pitches as well. Read more The post Major 2nd Season 2 – 03…

Lost in Anime

Major 2nd Season 2 – 02

Major 2nd, like its protagonist, is a series that plays the long game - and we're just getting warmed up. Read more The post Major 2nd Season 2…

Lost in Anime

Major 2nd Season 2 – 01

「噂の新入部員」 (Uwasa no shin'nyū buin) "Rumored New Members" Major directed by Watanabe Ayumu. If a foolproof formula ever existed in anime, that’s the one.

Random Curiosity

Major 2nd Season 2 – 01

Major directed by Watanabe Ayumu. If a foolproof formula ever existed in anime, that's the one. Read more The post Major 2nd Season 2 – 01 appeared…

Lost in Anime

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Sunday Retrospective (2019)

Greetings all! It's the end of the year and I didn't want to leave the blog without looking back at 2019 in memorandum. Sunday went throu...

Weekly Shounen Sunday Edition

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Weekly Round Up 1

I begin a new series where I try to regularly put out reactive podcast content. (not politically reactive) . This week, I covered two series that wrapped up…

Daily Anime Podcast