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Scum’s Wish – Episode 7

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I thought we’d stop back in with Scum’s Wish, wherein Hana continues her death march of causing problems…

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Scum’s Wish – Episode 6

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I’m eager to slink back to the tangled drama of Scum’s Wish, wherein Akane most recently consummated her…

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12 Romance Anime Series About One-Sided Love

There are tons of romance anime filled with what will ultimately end as happy relationships, but not all love works out. Feelings develop for any number

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15 Romance Anime Series That Add Sex Into The Equation (But Aren’t Hentai)

Even if you are not some sort of degenerate who craves the content, there is no denying that adding sex to a romance anime adds a different element…

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Scum’s Wish – Episode 5

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today I figured we’d take a fresh look at Scum’s Wish, wherein Hana most recently consummated her relationship with…

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Scum’s Wish – Episode 4

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today we’ll be returning to the torturous drama of Scum’s Wish, wherein basically everyone is having a lousy time…

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15 Biggest Simps in All Anime

It feels weird to base an entire list around a slang term, but sometimes, you just see an anime character and the only way to describe them is…

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17 Romance Anime Series With Taboo Relationships

It is said that the more titillation you are exposed to, the more extreme your desires become. That might be why many taboo romance anime even exist. There…

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Scum’s Wish – Episode 3

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today we’re diving back into the thorny drama of Scum’s Wish, a show whose second episode was kind enough…

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Oregairu S3 – Episode 7

Alright Hachiman, how are we doing this? With Yukino and Iroha’s prom under assault by Yukimom, Hachiman has decided the best course of action is to make a…

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Scum’s Wish – Episode 2

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today we’ll be diving back into Scum’s Wish, the Masaomi Andou-directed adaptation of Mengo Yokoyari’s thorny adolescent drama. So…

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Scum’s Wish – Episode 1

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Wrong Every Time. Today we’ll be embarking on a brand new journey, as we check out the first episode of the 2017…

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Happily Never After: 15 Tragic Romance Anime Series

Not everything ends up happily. Not even in anime where technically, if they wanted to, they could make everything end happily. This is because sometimes it is more…

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Anime Series Like Higehiro: I Shaved Then Brought a High School Girl Home

Office worker Yoshida finally worked up the courage to ask his boss out, only for her to swiftly reject him. Getting completely drunk, he sees a high school…

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Anime March Madness Overview

Adding madness to the challenge title was a good call. Watching 31 anime in 31 days was quite the task to take on. I had not really planned…

All About Anime and Manga

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11 Anime Series Where Everyone Is Just a Terrible Person

In general, when anime tells a story, it clearly defines a hero and a villain. The hero is all gallantry and kindness while the villain is malevolence and…

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Horimiya – 03

This show gets real too fast. Bullying and gaslighting play a big part in self doubt and the journey of finding love in episode 3.

Anime Evo

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Seasonal Anime ImpressionsWinter 2021Part 1Hi and welcome to "this thing with the title above", the only series of blog posts where I give my impressions of the first…

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Cliche Crushers: 10 Anime Series That Skip Cliches to Do Something Original

Cliches and anime are old buddies. Lewd hand-holding buddies that go for long walks on the beach. And that’s not a bad thing! You know how cliches are…

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Anime Series Like Rent a Girlfriend

Recently dumped by his girlfriend, college student Kazuya Kinoshita tries to fill the void with an app that lets him rent a girlfriend. While Chizuru seems like the…

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14 Cute and Innocent-Looking Villains in Anime

Some anime characters you can look at and think, “Oh yeah, that’s definitively a villain,” but some of the best villains are exactly the opposite. Nothing hits harder…

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18 Dark Romance Anime Series That Shatter The Fairy Tale

There is nothing wrong with a good gushy romance, but few relationships ever go like that. Sometimes you just want something that hits a little harder. Perhaps you…

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Anime Series Like Sing Yesterday For Me

After college, unsure of what to do with his life, Rikou gets a job at a convenience store. There he becomes visited by a high school drop out…

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Bottom Two Anime of 2017, and All the Rest

And good-bye to 2017. Having covered my top shows for the year, it’s time to hit up the worsts and all the rest. Shows marked with an asterisk…

GAR GAR Stegosaurus

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Scattered Thoughts on Multiple Narrative Perspectives in Scum’s Wish

One of the things that I find most interesting about Scum’s Wish is its structure of having multiple narrative perspectives. In the first couple episodes Hanabi immediately seemed…

Caffeinated Telescopes

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How Anime Strike Struck Out

As you know, 2017 saw the inception of Anime Strike, Amazon’s anime streaming service, which was probably in response to the Crunchyroll/Funimation partnership. They’ve been streaming a…

[the jinxed darkstar blog]

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Review-Roundup: Kuzu No Honkai 05-07, Idol Jihen 06-08

Hey, who doesn’t look to Idol Jihen for political commentary, right? There’s nothing weird about a living statue of a famous Japanese politician complaining about globalism to an…

Otakuness Anime Reviews

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Scum’s Wish: The Treason of the Artist

When rereading Ursula K. Le Guin’s “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas” for my first Philosophy and Psycho-Pass post, I rediscovered a quote from it that stuck…

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Review-Roundup: Idol Jihen 04/05, Masamune-kun No Revenge 02-05, Fuuka 04-06, Kuzu No Honkai 03/04

Who could’ve guessed…? Idol Jihen actually finds its footing in episode five as misogyny becomes the villain. I mean, it’s still an absolutely ridiculous series, of course, but,…

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Review-Roundup: Idol Jihen 02, Chaos;Child 00-02, Kuzu no Honkai 02

Again, Kuzu no Honkai introduces another adult who talks about weirdly idealistic romance to kids and thereby damns them to have a completely warped idea of what love…

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Review-Roundup: Fuuka 03, Kuzu no Honkai 01

I get it! He’s gay! Is that supposed to become some sort of running gag that the good-looking dude is gay…? This time I review: Fuuka 03: Ah,…

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Winter 2017 Anime : Premieres Ranked

My fingers are cold. Oh ya Winter anime premieres, let’s rank them.

The Manimal Live!

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12 Days of Something VI: Looking Ahead to 2017

Since this post will be coming on the last Sunday of one of the worst years I have never known, I think this final post of this year’s…

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