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My Favourite Anime of the Last Four Years 2019 - 2022 Part 1

  It's more than halfway through 2022 when I write this.  When I started this article, I really didn't think there were too many anime that ...

Tokyo Excess

Sakugan – Rainbow Children

Sakugan had some very positive reviews at the start of its season. I finally got around to watching it for myself!

I drink and watch anime

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Mecha Never Dies - A Bandai Namco Story | Anime Studio Spotlight

Install Raid for Free ✅ IOS/ANDROID/PC: https://clcr.me/VcvPtK and get a special starter pack 💥 Available only for the next 30 days #ad Canipa takes a cynical look into the…

The Canipa Effect

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AAA2021: The Artemis Anime Awards

Welcome to the ninth consecutive year of the AAA – the one-woman award ceremony where the tickets are free, the drinking policy is BYO, and the results are…

OTAKU LOUNGE

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Anime Series Like Sabikui Bisco

A red wind has swept over Japan and withered everything in its wake. Wherever the wind blows, rust grows and consumes all in its path. With humanity succumbing…

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Mechanical Anime Reviews Podcast Episode 11: Fall 2021 Mecha Shows

It’s been a while, but here is a new podcast episode. In this one, I am going over Sakugan, AMAIM: Warrior at the Borderline Cour 1, Rumble Garrandoll,…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Kaiseki Anime Podcast Episode 090 – Fall 2021 Season Wrap

00:00 Intro01:31 The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat04:25 86 EIGHTY-SIX Season 206:45 AMAIM: Warrior at the Borderline08:10 Muv Luv Alternative08:5…

Anime B&B

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Sakugan Review — B

A girl and her dad go on adventure.

Draggle's Anime Blog

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The Best Anime of 2021

Why was this year filled so many great Anime? 2021 has come to an end, and now we are in a new year! But before this year continues,…

DecafisHere

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More finales, and Komi-san 10

Last week’s Sakugan gave Memempu and us the news that Gagumber is not her real father, and this naturally became the theme of the finale. Oh, and she’s…

Too Old for Anime

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Sakugan | Anime Review: Too many questions, not enough answers.

The “Labyrinth” is an expansive space deep underground where humans live in clusters known as “colonies.” Over the years, the surface has become a distant memory—even perhap…

Otaku Central | Anime Review

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A Very GLORIO 2021: Gee’s Year in Review

2021 was an unbelievably strong year with some legitimate generational contenders. I look back on the year and for as much shit as I love to give anime…

The Glorio Blog

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SAKUGAN – 12 (FIN) – THICKER THAN BLOOD

The Big Twist that starts the SAKUGAN finale is that Memenpu actually is a “Rainbow Child”, a child with an exceptionally advanced brain. This not only explains why she’s a genius…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Sakugan – 12 (END)

"TO BE CONTINUED" To be continued… or well maybe not. 

Random Curiosity

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11s and some finales

She says this ten seconds into her conversation with Memempu. Sakugan 11 is a routine episode where Merooro takes the gang to see the Dream City’s princess and…

Too Old for Anime

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Sakugan Review

I’d like to imagine that the boardroom meeting when deciding how to write this show went something along the lines of “But what if we did THIS thing…

PyraXadon's Anime Archive

Ranking of Kings #11 — The Ginyuu Force Arrives!

  …What. Impressions: I'm not even sure I can adequately say why this nonsense is a bit more palatable than takt op's or Sakugan's. Probably because it's not…

Tenka Seiha

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SAKUGAN – 11 – THE PRINCESS AND THE MARKERS

Memenpu, Gagumber, Zack, Yuri and Merooro arrive in the bustling Dream City, which true to its name is apparently a place where people can live out their dreams.…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Sakugan – 11

"SOUND OF DREAM" Obligatory idol episode.

Random Curiosity

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This Week in Anime - Is Sakugan Underrated?

Like the show's premise, Sakugan has stayed under the radar, but it might be the best show you aren't watching.

Anime News Network - Views

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Sakugan | Episode Ten: Rainbow Children?

Since Merooro mentioned that the Shibito aim for the princesses, I wonder if the Rainbow Kids they refer to are the princesses and Memenpu is actually one herself.…

Otaku Central | Anime Review

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6 Fall 2021 Season Anime Series You Should Watch This Winter

Oh baby, what a banger of a season. Even the mediocre shows were pretty good, and the best part? Only three isekai series. That is a number of…

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OP/ED Op-Eds: The Best of Fall 2021

Hey kids! Remember this feature? In my latest attempt to semi-regularly resurrect some of the semi-regular features we used to run in the past, it’s long due time…

The Glorio Blog

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10s: Mieruko-chan, Laika, Takt, Nakama, Sakugan … 7: Komi-san

Something bad on either side. Don’t look, Miko! Mieruko-chan 10 settles in for an actual story arc. Zen’s presence has led to an increase in ghouls all over…

Too Old for Anime

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SAKUGAN – 10 – DADDIN’ UP

Once aboard the heavily armed Bureau submarine, Yuri and Zack’s criminal records are expunged with a swipe of Merooro’s iPad, and he leads the quartet to a briefing…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Sakugan – 10

"OH MY TONNY" Finally! Gagumber takes the helm on this one!

Random Curiosity

Sakugan #10 — All Glory To Fascism!

  Boy, am I not in the mood for a powerpoint presentation on the good points of benevolent dictatorships. I'm actually out of town right now in the…

Tenka Seiha

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7-9s: Takt, Shin no Nakama, Sakugan, Komi-san, Senpai ga Uzai

Takt op. Destiny 9 takes the team to New York, seemingly unaffected by D2 action apart from there being no music, and straight to the Symphonica headquarters where…

Too Old for Anime

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Anime Series Like Sakugan

The Labyrinth is an expansive space underground where humans live in colonies and many places remain unexplored. Due to the harsh conditions outside the colonies and the presence…

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Sakugan | Episode 9: A boring episode.

In the last blog, I mentioned how episode nine will be an episode that I will have little to no expectations for and I’m glad that was the…

Otaku Central | Anime Review

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SAKUGAN – 09 – GETTING AWAY FROM IT ALL

Gagumber recovers from using his Gale system, and the group resumes their journey to Memenpu’s dream space like a whole lot of drama didn’t just go down in the…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Sakugan – 09

"END OF VACATION" Wilson is that you?

Random Curiosity

Sakugan #09 — Beach Week

  Another faffing episode. Impressions: After the last two weeks of throwing weeping fits about not rushing straight ahead to her father's foretold death, we stop at a random…

Tenka Seiha

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The GLORIO Chat Episode 99: Like Finding Bad Whiskey in a Desert

We bid farewell to The Heike Story, welcome back Eighty-Six: 86, and go in hard on the latest developments in Sakugan.

The Glorio Blog

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7-8-9s, Komi-san, Sakugan, Senpai ga Uzai, Mieruko-chan, Laika

Meet Komi’s mom. After the extended drama of last week’s Komi-san Comyushou desu, we go back to short skits this week. The first has Makeru challenging Komi in…

Too Old for Anime

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Sakugan | Episode Eight: Plot Twist.

Episode eight of Sakugan was very interesting because it presented a pretty big plot twist that I personally didn’t see coming. To sum it up, episode eight is…

Otaku Central | Anime Review

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SAKUGAN – 08 – EASIER TO RUN THAN REGRET

Rufus was going to be Gagumber’s last partner. When things went sour with Memenpu last week, Gagumber remembered why he didn’t want, didn’t need, and shouldn’t have a…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

Sakugan – 07 & 08

"ON THE ROAD" & "MEMORIES&REGRETS"

Random Curiosity

Ranking of Kings #07 — Mincing and Prancing

  I am suspicious of the effeminate dude pulling a small child into a secret room to 'train' him.  Impressions: Did the script of this show get mixed up…

Tenka Seiha

Sakugan #08 — Creative Pseudonyms

  Wait. Zackletu is Zack!? Holy bread twists, Batman! Impressions: …What the hell even was this episode? They end up back in Oaf's hometown where he has a…

Tenka Seiha

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Sakugan | Episode Seven: A very confusing episode.

Thoughts before watching the episode. I have a feeling that Urorop is Memenpu’s mother. This makes a lot of sense to me because it was mentioned in one…

Otaku Central | Anime Review

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SAKUGAN – 07 – FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS SUEÑAS

After the last few episodes took place in colonies or on a mission in a stationary place, this week is all about the journey. Memenpu, Gagumber, Zackletu and…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Sakugan Episode 7 – Dream Directions and An Aimless Plot

Sakugan definitely seems to have gotten lost in its mid-season losing the earlier momentum and excitement. Be sure to read the full review.

100 Word Anime

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Sakugan | Episode 6: Robinhood.

Episode six sees Gagmuber and Memenpu visit a colony where they stand for “equality” but is essentially a colony full of aristocrats. Everyone else who does not fall…

Otaku Central | Anime Review

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The GLORIO Chat Episode 98: Lupin Versus Columbo

We have finally caught up and settled in with the Fall 2021 season.

The Glorio Blog

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Sakugan and Senpai ga Uzai 4-6, Komi-san 4

Sakugan’s quest seems to be to toss in as many different types of plots as it can. In episode 4 they arrive in Jolly-Jolly, a town of passion,…

Too Old for Anime

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The Best and Worst of Fall 2021, Nov 5-11

Mieruko-chan overcomes her slow start to shoot up in the cumulative, while Sakugan does the opposite. Find out how your favorites fared in the turmoil this week!

Anime News Network - Views

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Family Dynamics in Anime

Hey all! In America it’s the time of the year where we celebrate family. We are prepping ourselves mentally and physically to be around the family we have…

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