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Shikizakura

As far as what it's playing with in terms of influence and genre stylings, Shikizakura is tokusatsu as all heck.

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A Seasonal Review — Fall 2021

Dropped: The Aquatope on White Sand, Build Divide #000000 Code Black, Deep Insanity The Lost Child, Lupin the Third, Fruit of Evolution, Kimetsu no Yaiba, Komi Can’t Communicate,…

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Seasonal Selection – Shikizakura Episode 12 (End)

While by no means one of the all-time great climaxes, I will credit the ending of Shikizakura this: it’s exactly the sort of end you’d want to see…

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Seasonal Selection – Shikizakura Episode 11

Because it wouldn’t be a traditional action climax without a big twist and a moment when it looks like all hope is lost… here’s all those things I…

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Seasonal Selection – Shikizakura Episode 10

This episode is again a very needed beat in the story, serving as the hero’s darkest moment before turning things around at the climax, and it comes at…

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Seasonal Selection – Shikizakura Episode 9

So, I misread things last week – the smooth talker from Black Team wasn’t the big monster; he was in the scene already. In the first couple of…

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Seasonal Selection – Shikizakura Episode 8

So, for those who wanted a darker and more serious episode out of Shikizakura, we have this one And, compared to the bits earlier in the show that…

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Seasonal Selection – Shikizakura Episode 7

So, after the big turn of last episode, it’s time for downtime! Actually, I think it is kind of the correct time for this… or at least, a…

Harper Anime Reviews

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Autumn 2021 First Impressions – Shikizakura

Streaming: HIDIVE Episodes: 12 Source: Original Episode Summary: Kakeru Miwa was the lone survivor of a major disaster in Obara 8 years prior. Now in high school, his…

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Seasonal Selection – Shikizakura Episode 6

All things considered, this show can be kind of charming. True, just about anybody who’s engaged with any sort of media has seen this plot a million times…

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Seasonal Selection – Shikizakura Episode 5

We’re back to standard form this week with a jolly beating of hard realities into Kakeru’s thick head, which oddly enough has things looking up for the show,…

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Kaiseki Anime Podcast Episode 86 – Fall 2021 Anime Preview

00:00 Intro 01:28 Dropped: Blue Period 02:23 Build Divide #000000 Code Black 02:49 Deep Insanity THE LOST CHILD 03:38 The Fruit of Evolution 03:53 Muteking the Dancing Hero…

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Seasonal Selection – Shikizakura Episode 4

What the hell? So, in this 3D CGI Anime about people fighting demons by using power suits that may also be demons, we have this episode, fully 2D…

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Fall 2021 Schedule

Sunday Digimon Ghost Game 09:00 Fuji TV (10/03) Mieruko-chan 22:00 AT-X (10/03) Sankaku Mado no Sotogawa wa Yoru 22:00 TOKYO MX (10/03) Tesla Note 23:00 TOKYO MX (10/03) Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yuukaku Hen 23:15 Fuji TV (10/10) Mushoku Tensei:…

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Seasonal Selection – Shikizakura Episode 3

I won’t say that Shikizakura exactly did well, but it did display a basic understanding of the facts I was talking about last week. To its limited credit,…

Harper Anime Reviews

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2021 Fall Premiere Digest

This fall brings passion projects by big-name creators, long-awaited adaptations, and some unexpected surprises!

Anime Feminist

Seasonal Selection – Shikizakura Episode 2

“The one where we actually integrate the main character into the setting” is an important plot beat for a lot of shows, particularly ones in the Urban Fantasy…

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New Fall 2021 #3

He’s talking about his previous, miserable life. Saihate no Paladin is an isekai story where the despondent adult is awakened as a baby and is being raised by…

Too Old for Anime

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Fall 2021 First Impressions: Komi-san wa Komyushou desu, Lupin III Part 6, Shikizakura

Komi-san wa, Komyushou desu Short Synopsis: Internet’s collective waifu finally gets her anime. Armitage: I have not read the Komi manga but I am aware of the literal…

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Seasonal Selection – Shikizakura Episode 1

Well, a new season is here and despite the fact that some previous Selections are continuing (namely Scarlet Nexus and 86), it’s time to pick one of them…

Harper Anime Reviews

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SHIKIZAKURA – Episode 1

If you're in the mood for a very safe, very standard, CGI shonen anime that tackles every trope in the genre, than look no further than SHIKIZAKURA, a…

Anime Feminist

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Fall 2021 Anime Premiere Reviews – Day 9

Over on Anime News Network, as part of "The Fall 2021 Preview Guide," I've reviewed the first episodes of The Blue Period, The Faraway Paladin, My Senpai Is…

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Animecast: Fall 2021 Anime Season Preview

With Fall 2021 Anime Season just around the corner, the hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast are here to give their rundown on the up coming titles for…

Otaku Spirit

Animecast: Fall 2021 Anime Season Preview

With Fall 2021 Anime Season just around the corner, the hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast are here to give their rundown on the up coming titles for…

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