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The Case Study of Vanitas ep.5 – The Sad Sade

The Case Study of Vanitas is shaping up to be one of my favourite shows of the season. It's silly and stylish and just a little bloody.

I drink and watch anime

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Vanitas no Carte – 05 – Getting to Noé You

Charlatan takes hold of Noé and instigates a trip into his memories; specifically, back to when “Teacher” (not “Master”) brought Noé to live with his two grandchildren, Loui…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Vanitas no Carte – 05

I'd be surprised if this episode isn't more representative of what's to come than the first four. Read more

Lost in Anime

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I’ll hate you but I’ll save you – First Impressions: Vanitas no Carte

Hello and welcome back to Otaku Thursday. I would like to begin by thanking Star for the name of this post. I have so many feeling about Vanitas…

We be bloggin'

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July 2021 Anime and Otome Game Collaborations and Pop-up Store Events

Anime Collaboration 1. Life Lessons with Uramichi POP UP Shop Event Period: July 9 – July 18Website: Uramichi has been an enjoyable show this season filled with comedy (and…

Anime Tokoyo

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Vanitas no Carte Episode 4

My thoughts on the fourth episode of Vanitas no Carte.

The Anime Alcove

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Vanitas no Carte – 04 – No Time to Be Choosy

After a pretty but clinical infodump about how the exploration of “World Formula Theory” led to the alternate coal known as astermite, the alternate Paris known as Altus,…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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The Case Study of Vanitas ep.4 – Sexy

The Case Study of Vanitas just started and I'm already very excited about this new season. I sure hope it can keep this momentum.

I drink and watch anime

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Vanitas no Carte – 04

I'm enjoying Bones' work here, but as a fan of the Shinigami Bocchan manga it's just another agonizing reminder of what could have been. Read more

Lost in Anime

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Opening credit songs, Pretty Boy Detective Club verses The Case Study of Vanitas: which OP is more O P?

In recent years opening and closing credits of TV series and movies have become almost as entertaining as the content itself. Gone are the days when an opening…

Anime Hanabi

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2021 Summer Premiere Digest

This summer's a strange one, with a few particular standouts and several shows coming late to the party. Let's see what's happening!

Anime Feminist

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The Case Study of Vanitas

The Case Study of Vanitas is currently streaming on Funimation....

Anime News Network - Views

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Animecast: Music of Summer 2021 Anime

As the Summer 2021 Anime Season gets itself cemented, the hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast are here to give their thoughts on the music that opens and…

Otaku Spirit

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The Case Study of Vanitas ep.3 – What A Jerk

The Case Study of Vanitas just started and I'm already very excited about this new season. I sure hope it can keep this momentum.

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Vanitas no Carte – 03

This was an episode where the world and characters in Vanitas no Carte came together and started to make sense. Read more

Lost in Anime

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Vanitas no Carte – 03 – Blood Laid Bare

Vanitas looks like he was in trouble when he was up against Jeanne the Hellfire Witch, but he employs his usual boisterousness to buy sufficient time for Thomas…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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First episodes run, first impressions.

I usually don’t like talking about an anime series or making an opinion about an anime until I’ve watched the first season or at least 12 episodes of…

Anime Hanabi

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Anime Online Convention Experience 2021

We will talk about how Anime Expo Lite 2021 and Aniplex Online Fest 2021 was like, and compare it to our previous experience! Thank you for watching!

Anime Tokoyo

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The Case Study of Vanitas ep.2 – There’s Always a Jeanne

The Case Study of Vanitas just started and I'm already very excited about this new season. I sure hope it can keep this momentum.

I drink and watch anime

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Vanitas no Carte – 02 – A Matter of Application

I’ll admit it: I missed the airship this week. They didn’t show as much of it as I would have liked even last week, just as they don’t…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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Vanitas no Carte – 02

So far, I find the whole of Vanitas no Carte to be less than the sum of its parts. Read more

Lost in Anime

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Summer 2021 First Impressions – The Case Study of Vanitas

Streaming: Funimation Episodes: TBA (a second cour has already been announced) Source: Manga Episode Summary: The vampire Vanitas was born under the inauspicious sign of the blue moon,…

Season 1 Episode 1

The Case Study of Vanitas #02 — Words, Words, Words

  Shut up already. Impressions: Unless the next episode blows me away, I think this is where this show and I part ways. This episode was excruciatingly tedious. Just a…

Tenka Seiha

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Weekly Round-Up, 30 June – 6 July 2021: Women’s Sports, Exploitation at MAPPA, and Summer Anime

AniFem Round-Up Scarlet Nexus – Episode 1 Extremely “meh” video game adaptation. Peach Boy Riverside – Episode 1 Momotaro retelling that’s extremely confused about what it wants to…

Anime Feminist

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First Look: The Case Study of Vanitas

In an alternate history industrialized Europe where vampires are an acknowledged social minority, the eponymous Vanitas is a doctor in possession of the ancient “Tome of Vanitas”, named…

The Glorio Blog

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The Case Study of Vanitas – Summer 2021 Anime First Impressions (Spoiler‑Free)

Find out our first-impression team's spoiler-free thoughts on "The Case Study of Vanitas"!

Yatta-Tachi

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Spring 2021 1

Here we go again with the new shows I may or may not watch. (For the record, I took last season off from writing, and it’s probably a…

Too Old for Anime

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Summer 2021 First Impressions: Vanitas no Carte, Kanojo mo Kanojo, Re-Main

Vanitas no Carte Short Synopsis: Vampire Hunter V: Bookworm. Lenlo: I have to admit, Vanitas surprised me. I wasn’t expecting much from another vampire show, especially not after…

Star Crossed Anime

The Case Study of Vanitas – Blue Moon Rising

The Case Study of Vanitas just started and I'm already very excited about this new season. I sure hope it can keep this momentum.

I drink and watch anime

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Summer 2021 Anime Premiere Reviews – Day 2

Over on Anime News Network, as part of "The Summer 2021 Preview Guide," I've reviewed the first episodes of The Case Study of Vanitas, My Next Life as…

Biggest In Japan

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The Case Study Of Vanitas Episode 1 First Impression Review

After years of Pandora Hearts, we’re finally having another anime adaptation series by Mochizuki Jun. Pandora Hearts was, considered by many, a masterpiece, that sadly had an awful…

「The Only Shinyuu Site」

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First Impressions: The Case Study of Vanitas

What I thought I’d get from the first five minutes: angst and drama as a result of a traumatized child’s cursed book. What I got: These dumb boys…

Ace Anime Reviews

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First Impressions – Vanitas no Carte

All in all this works, in a highly campy sort of way. Read more

Lost in Anime

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Vanitas no Carte – 01 (First Impressions) – Airships and Airheads

Bones usually does a good job, and Vanitas is no different: it’s a slick, classy, attractive, crowd-pleasing steampunk vampire caper with airships and a healthy sense of humor and great…

RABUJOI – An Anime Blog

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The Case Study of Vanitas – Episode 1

Look, let’s be honest about how this will go. It's an exquisite-looking BONES anime with vampires, homoeroticism, and liberal use of paper cutout-style aesthetics. Also, I read the…

Anime Feminist

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First Impression: The Case Study of Vanitas

In a steampunk Paris where the men wear top hats and capes and the women faint due to over-tight corsets, vampires—long thought purged from the earth—are hunting humans…

Beneath the Tangles

The Case Study of Vanitas #01 — Shiny Silly Goth Boys

  Make another stupid face, I dare you. Impressions: I think the big problems with this episode can be summed up by the conflict/problem being resolved just past…

Tenka Seiha

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Summer 2021 Anime Watchlist

Spring 2021 Anime are coming to an end, so let’s check out some of the Summer 2021 Anime we are looking forward to!

Anime Tokoyo

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10 Anime I am Watching This Season

The new anime season, spring 2021, has just begun. Some of the below-mentioned anime have already aired their first episode. These lists reveal a lot about my tastes…

All About Anime and Manga

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Summer 2021 collection and What I’ll be watching

A new season is fast approaching and for a while we have known what will be out this Summer, and I know for a fact us as a…

Art Of Anime

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The Case Study of Vanitas – Manga First Impression

The anime adaptation of The Case Study of Vanitas is just around the corner so I took the opportunity to take a look at the manga.

I drink and watch anime

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Summer 2021 Anime Preview

The spring 2021 anime season, soon coming to a close, was an enjoyable one through and through. It featured a diverse and expansive group of series, with there…

Beneath the Tangles

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Animecast: Summer 2021 Anime Season Preview

With Summer 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

The Case Study of Vanitas Volumes 5 and 6 Review

While there are a couple concerns regarding where The Case Study of Vanitas is going, the quiet revelations in Volumes 5 and 6 make it a solid read.

TheOASG