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McDonald’s: The Animation – The Devil is a Part-Timer!

If I told you that an anime exists about reformed Satan who decided to give up conquering and enslaving the world to work part-time at a McDonald's alongside…

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Slow Start and Why I Watch Genres I Dislike

With so many wonderful anime to watch out there, why would I waste my time watching something I may not like. I don't know, to be honest. 

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Why Harry Potter and Persona Would be the Perfect Match

So, I had an idea. Wait, why are you running? I know it may be a little dangerous when I get those, but this is a good one,…

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What I’ll be Watching (Spring 2021)

Once upon a time, I used to watch anime with the seasons. I used to keep up with it. I used to pick out what to watch and…

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Let’s Watch a Random Anime (#1)

At the end of every month, I will get one random anime to watch and talk about. I have no clue what we'll get. That's kind of the…

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Why I Love Love in Horimiya

Horimiya has an incredibly simple premise. It's about a popular girl named Hori and a gloomy guy named Miyamura who fall in love with each other.

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What Makes a Great Sequel and Spin-off – Persona 5 Strikers

Atlus seems to know how to make fantastic spin-off games for the Persona series. Why would I complain if the stuff they give us is good? Well, Persona…

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Parents in Anime – The Parental Themes of The Day I a Became God

If you've been around the block with anime for a while, you'll see one theme that commonly pops up. That protagonist's parents are often never around.

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The Art of Shattering the Fourth Wall

So when you hear about breaking the fourth wall, it doesn't mean one of the characters walking up with a sledgehammer ready to do some damage. It means…

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The Melancholy of Kyon – The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya

First of all, hello. Second of all, if you're here to know whether you should watch this movie or not, I'll tell you this: if you liked the…

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Was it Really That Bad? – Haruhi Suzumiya’s Endless Eight

For those of you who don't know what the endless eight is, it's a story arc in the original light novel that lasted a fairly short amount of…

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Playing With Expectations – Haruhi Suzumiya’s First Arc

The first scene of Haruhi Suzumiya already begins to set the mood for the entire series and the subsequent episodes in the first arc.

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Understanding Trope Subversion: Redo of Healer vs The Wrong Way to Use Healing Magic

VS To say most anime rely on a consistent set of tropes is a massive understatement. A lot of the time anime can feel like nothing but a…

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In the Land of Leadale, Vol. 2

By Ceez and Tenmaso. Released in Japan by Famitsu Bunko. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Jessica Lange. Last time I jokingly said that the…

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Anime Series Like Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation

After being chased out of his NEET nest, a man instinctively saves some teens from an oncoming car and is killed. He is reborn as Rudeus Greyrat, a…

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Anime Series Like Gate: Thus the JSDF Fought

Japanese Self-Defense Force solider and otaku Youji Itami is in the Ginza district of Tokyo feeding his hobby one afternoon when a gate to another world opens and…

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Isekai Quartet – Episode 7

Emilia talks to Puck? I don’t really understand what’s happening but cool. Subaru talks about taking care of the animals. There are giant hamsters. Hamsuke (who I think…

AC and Anime

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Isekai Quartet – Episode 3

Tanya thinks about her situation. She has no idea what’s going on. The Overlord guy with glasses seems to be the smart and logical guy who gives Ainz…

AC and Anime

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Isekai Quartet – Episode 1

So… I know Isekai Quartet has Konosuba, Overlord, Youjo Senki, and Re:Zero in the first season. However, I’ve watched none of these. Therefore I will see what I…

AC and Anime

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Overlord

There are two kinds of isekai anime. In the first, the MC is fairly ordinary, and has to struggle and strive to achieve greatness. This is not that!…

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Overlord Volume 5: Climbing the Stairway to Pussy

Our look at the light novels of Overlord continue! I’ve been slacking a bit on these lately, but I’ve finally finished the next one! This is a special…

Shallow Dives in Anime

20 Anime Series With Incredibly Intelligent Main Characters

Crafting a strong character is easy. Slap some muscle on that bad boy and put your budget in to visual affects – Bam! However, crafting an intelligent anime…

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Fall 2020 – Week 5 in Review

Hello all, and welcome the heck back to Wrong Every Time. I ran through a fresh bevy of films this week, with some fresh horror picks in keeping…

Wrong Every Time

In the Land of Leadale, Vol. 1

By Ceez and Tenmaso. Released in Japan by Famitsu Bunko. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Jessica Lange. I have to admit “it’s sort of…

Manga Bookshelf

Overlord Volume 4: Hardcore Lizardman Porn

Our look at the light novel series Overlord continues! We have now reached the point in the story where I pretty much lost interest in terms of the anime. How…

Shallow Dives in Anime

Overlord Volume 3: Shalltear’s lousy, no good, very bad day.

Our look at the light novel series of Overlord continues! It’s been a bit since we dived into this series, but I’ve still be reading. We are now…

Shallow Dives in Anime

Overlord Volume 2: What time? Clementine

Our look at the light novel version of Overlord continues! Now that all the introductions are out of the way, the story kicks off into high gear with…

Shallow Dives in Anime

Overlord Volume 1: A Funny Thing Happened on the Last Day of the MMORPG.

I have spoken about what I think are Isekai’s Big Four. While there are dozens of isekai series, all of varying degrees of good or bad. There are,…

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Anime Series Like The Misfit of Demon King Academy

After countless wars, Demon Lord Anos Voldigoad decided he would reincarnated into the future. However, 2,000 years later, he has found that his descendants have become too used…

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Looking back – Summer 2015

Once again it’s time to look back at past seasons, pondering on what I thought then – and what I think now.  How many shows have aged like…

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Ultimate Isekai Guide: 50+ of the Best Isekai Anime Series Out There

Over the past decade, isekai has proven to be the trend that isn’t going away. Like moe, it may very well shape the future of anime in a…

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Don’t @ Me: Seven of my Anime Opinions: Before Breakfast Edition

It’s Monday, which means it’s time to get up, not go to school, and get on with our lives. Welcome to Don’t @ Me, the place that unlike,…

Shallow Dives in Anime

Understanding Isekai: A Basic Introduction

#isekai A brief introduction to some major general outlines on Isekai, otherworld stories. What are they? Where do they come from? Why did they proliferate? Warning: it heavily leans…

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A Wild Last Boss Appeared!, Vol. 1

By Firehead and YahaKo. Released in Japan by Earth Star Novels. Released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated by Kevin Chen. Sometimes you get books where the…

Manga Bookshelf

Manga the Week of 7/15/20

SEAN: It’s still hot, there’s still manga. ASH: I’m glad for one of those things. SEAN: Apologies to Kaiten Books, who I forgot to add last week. They…

Manga Bookshelf

Anime Series Like Arifureta

Otaku Hajime Nagumo and several of his classmates are summoned to a fantasy world and tasked with saving mankind. However, while his classmates are gifted with great abilities,…

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Don’t @ Me: Eight of my Anime Opinions: Big Bucket of Chicken Edition: The Aftermath.

It’s Monday, there’s a water leak at my work, and it’s time for another round of this! Welcome to Don’t @ Me, where unlike my work schedule, I…

Shallow Dives in Anime

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Overlord: The Undead King

Overlord, Volume 1: The Undead King Japanese Title: オーバーロード 1 不死者の王 (Ōbārōdo 1: Fushisha no ō) Author: Kugane Maruyama (丸山くがね) Translator: Emily Balistrieri Illustrator: so-bin (@soubin) Publicatio…

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My Top 5 Isekai Recommendations

Apparently my isekai recommendations are video-game and track suit based. 

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The Decade in Review: The Japanese Industry

I said I wouldn’t be updating this blog for a while, but I remembered that I was working on a two-post "decade in review" which I had star...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

Overlord II Anime Review

I had made a review about Overlord over a year ago, and yeah, it took me a long time to watch the 2nd season. I haven’t even touched…

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When is No Game No Life Season 2 Going to Be Released?

Curious about the status of No Game No Life season 2 release date? Stick around as we share we know so far… Isekai anime is on the rise!…

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Overlord III Anime Review

As I had finished watching both the season 1 and 2 of Overlord a long time ago, it’s only a matter of time for me […]

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