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Shin Sakura Taisen the Animation (Sakura Wars: The Animation)

Sakura Wars the Animation is a sequel to the 2019 Sakura Wars game. Considering that these days it seems most anime is made primarily with the goal of…

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Shin Sakura Taisen (Sakura Wars)

Shin Sakura Taisen, known simply as Sakura Wars in English, is a soft reboot of a franchise with five entries with the first released all the way back…

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Great Pretender

*Note: This review has spoilers.* Great Pretender is an anime composed of four arcs, each centered around a different con a group of conmen are pulling off against…

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Monster Musume no Oishasan (Monster Girl Doctor)

This anime doesn’t have much of an overarching plot. It’s essentially just about the protagonist Glenn, a doctor dealing with various patients, though the twist is that despite…

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Garbage Brave: Isekai ni Shoukan sare Suterareta Yuusha no Fukushuu Monogatari

This is the standard type of story where a bunch of people including the protagonist, get summoned to another world and the protagonist seems to be weaker than…

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Canaan

This anime is a sequel to the visual novel 428: Shibuya Scramble, primarily drawing from the bonus Canaan scenario that was handled by Type-Moon. It isn’t strictly required…

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Ore Monogatari!! (My Love Story!!)

So I’m not much of a fan of shoujo anime. I tried out a bunch when I was first getting into anime, didn’t like any of them, so…

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428 ~Fuusa Sareta Shibuya de~ (428: Shibuya Scramble)

428: Shibuya Scramble is an incredibly unique VN. For one, it features a number of simultaneous protagonists each with their own stories. While these stories do take place…

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Meiyaku no Leviathan (The Leviathan of the Covenant)

Meiyaku no Leviathan is a light novel series set in a world where dragons had suddenly invaded Earth and demanded that certain territories, including portions of a number…

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Gleipnir

The underlying foundation of the plot behind this anime was simple but still managed to work well, at least for most of it. The first arc involves the…

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Saiki Kusuo no Ψ-nan (The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.)

*This is a review for all of it, both seasons and the OVAs/ONAs.* Saiki Kusuo no Ψ-nan at essentially 56 full length episodes is a pretty long for…

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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy

The first three Ace Attorney games were originally released on the Game Boy Advance, though they’ve been ported to various platforms since then. The most recent of these…

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Kanojo, Okarishimasu (Rent-a-Girlfriend)

Kanojo, Okarishimasu, AKA Rent-a-Girlfriend, AKA KanoKari, AKA RAG, is an anime that is a trash fire, but a really enjoyable trash fire. The plot premise is that Kazuya…

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Megami no Yuusha wo Taosu Gesu na Houhou (The Dirty Way to Destroy the Goddess’s Heroes)

This novel series is an isekai with the main twist being that the protagonist, Shinichi, was summoned by the Blue Demon King to aid the demons against the…

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Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka II (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? II)

The second season of DanMachi still clearly has Bell as the protagonist and still focuses on the Hestia Familia, but beyond that it is very different from the…

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Subarashiki Kono Sekai Neo: The World Ends with You

Neo: The World Ends with You is a sequel to the DS game The World Ends with You which was originally released in 2007, though it’s gotten a…

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Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?)

DanMachi is an anime that has a lot of generic elements, such as being set in a fantasy setting with RPG mechanics featuring a protagonist with special skills…

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Kawaii Onnanoko ni Kouryaku sareru no wa Suki desu ka? (Do You Like to Be Captured By a Cute Girl?)

Reading the description, it may feel like there are a lot of interesting elements to this light novel series, but in terms of execution very little of them…

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Kanata no Astra (Astra Lost in Space)

Kanata no Astra is an anime that I consider as having two core aspects to it. The plot is centered around a group of high school students that…

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The Lost Reavers

This is the second book series I’ve read by Mike Truk, and I liked the first, Shadow Rogue, quite a bit so I went in pretty excited. Overall,…

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Sewayaki Kitsune no Senko-san (The Helpful Fox Senko-san)

This anime is one that’s purely slice of life centered around being relaxing. There’s a bit of light drama here and there, but there isn’t really much substance…

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Subarashiki Kono Sekai The Animation (The World Ends with You The Animation)

Subarashiki Kono Sekai, also known in English as The World Ends With You, was originally a DS game released by Square Enix in 2007. It didn’t sell all…

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Trials of Mana

Trials of Mana was originally a SNES title released in 1995, and the third installment in the Mana series. I have not played the original Trials of Mana,…

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Tsugu Tsugumomo

As with the first season, this second season of Tsugumomo is about the exorcist Kazuya and his Tsugumomo partner Kiriha dealing with various harmful supernatural phenomenon that occur…

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Seireitsukai no Blade Dance (Blade Dance of the Elementalers)

This light novel series starts off as a pretty standard harem battle academy, where the protagonist Kamito due to being the only male that can wield the power…

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Bokura wa Minna Kawai-sou (The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior)

This anime is centered around the Kawai Complex, a boarding house that’s full of strange people, where a high school student named Usa starts living. Usa, is a…

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Goshuushou-sama Ninomiya-kun (Good Luck! Ninomiya-kun)

This is an anime from 2007. That probably isn’t that old for some people, but is about the time I got into anime so I’m somewhat nostalgic for…

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Mugen no Juunin: Immortal (Blade of the Immortal)

This anime is a very strange one. It starts off simple enough. A girl named Rin wants revenge on a school of samurai known as the Itto-ryu, particularly…

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Kono Bijutsubu ni wa Mondai ga Aru! (This Art Club Has a Problem!)

This anime is centered around an amusing middle school art club and people they’re associated with. Each episode is the standard 24 minutes, but most are composed of…

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Caligula Effect: Overdose

Caligula Effect: Overdose is a PS4/Switch remake of the original Caligula Effect on Vita. Though it came only two years after the release of the Vita version, the…

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Darwin’s Game

Darwin’s Game is an anime centered around players playing a death game of the same name that’s run entirely from a smart phone app and may start anywhere…

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Rikei ga Koi ni Ochita no de Shoumei shitemita. (Science Fell in Love, So I Tried to Prove It)

This anime starts off with a woman named Himuro telling Yukimura that she thinks she’s in love with him. Yukimura responds by asking on what basis Himuro came…

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Plunderer

Firstly, I’d like to state that I in general do like Minazuki Suu works and downright loved Sora no Otoshimono, so I have no problem with there being…

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Code Vein

Code Vein is a soulslike game primarily developed by the teams behind the first two God Eater games, meaning both Bandai Namco’s staff and Shift, and it very…

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Ueno-san wa Bukiyou (How clumsy you are, Miss Ueno.)

This anime is composed of short skits all of which are solely focused on comedy. Each episode is about half length, nine and half minutes if you take…

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Shadow Rogue

Shadow Rogue is a four volume fantasy harem series that chronicles the rise of Kellik in Port Gloom. One of the best aspects of this series is the…

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Kyokou Suiri (In/Spectre)

One of the genres listed for this anime is mystery, but I think it would be more apt to call this a reverse mystery. A mystery generally involves…

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Assassins Pride

This anime is essentially an adaptation of four volumes of a light novel series. What’s strange is that it isn’t an adaptation of the first four. Rather, it…

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Highschool DxD Hero

High School DxD Hero is the fourth season of High School DxD, though there are some pretty dramatic changes this time around. Unlike the first three seasons that…

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Seishun Buta Yarou wa Yumemiru Shoujo no Yume wo Minai (Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl)

Similarly to how the TV series adapted multiple volumes with different names but used the name of the first as the name of the overall series, this too…

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Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai (Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai)

*Note: This review technically has spoilers for the first arc, though ones that are pretty obvious in my opinion,* Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume…

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Kokoro Connect

Kokoro Connect is an eleven volume light novel series that has also received a manga adaptation that adapts the first three novels, and an anime adaptation that adapts…

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Vinland Saga

Vinland Saga is an anime set in Europe around 1000 CE, with the plot primarily centered around Denmark and associated Vikings invading England. The protagonist is a young…

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Kubikiri Cycle: Aoiro Savant to Zaregototsukai

This OVA series is an adaptation of the first volume of the Zaregoto series of novels. Thus, this is a Shaft adaptation of a NisiOisiN novel series, but…

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Tsuujou Kougeki ga Zentai Kougeki de Ni-kai Kougeki no Okaasan wa Suki Desu ka? (Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks?)

This anime is a weird one. It’s an isekai light novel adaptation where the protagonist, Masato, gets transported into a game world, though the specifics on that are…

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Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai! (We Never Learn!: BOKUBEN Season 2)

The second season of Bokuben starts off incredibly similar to the first. It’s a series of short stories, most taking up half an episode, just showing off Nariyuki…

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Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai (We Never Learn: BOKUBEN)

BokuBen is a really light harem rom-com. It’s pretty typical in that it features an overtly kind hearted and dense but otherwise essentially unremarkable protagonist, Nariyuki, that due…

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