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Kingdom 3 – 07

The hero has to aspire to rise above all this chaos and brutality - to at least offer the possibility that all the fighting isn't completely a waste…

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Nomad: Megalo Box 2 – 07

Time to dust off those old Megalo Box write-ups... Read more

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Shakunetsu Kabaddi – 07

I really appreciate a series that takes the time time really explore the nuances of its sport, even if it's one I know little about. Read more

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Tokyo Revengers – 06

While it feels like things are coming to a head, we're still basically in the prologue stage.  Read more

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Boku no Hero Academia Season 5 – 08

There was a definitely theme here, which is that strategic retreat is an honorable option in any fight. Read more

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Mashiro no Oto – 7

While I'd probably rank this episode of Mashiro no Oto right around the series' average, it took a bit of a different route to get there Read more

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SSSS.Dynazenon – 07

The formula of an original series in the hands of a really good writer is a hard one to top - everything seems to fit in a way…

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Godzilla Singular Point – 08

The science started to come together for me this week. Read more

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Fruits Basket the Final – 06

Fruits Basket has been a part of my consciousness for so long that I can't remember a time when I didn't have an awareness of it. Read more

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Mars Red – 06

This is a series that understands and respects the traditions of vampire mythology but manages to put a truly original spin on them. Read more

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Odd Taxi – 06

It's become clear that this is the sort of show where there are no coincidences. Read more

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Fumetsu no Anata e – 05

The contrast between permanence and impermanence is very much at the heart of this story, and that's a subject inherently laden with melancholy. Read more

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Kingdom 3 – 06

I think this is a series that often benefits from scaling it down a little. Read more

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Nomad: Megalo Box 2 – 06

It's kinda unfair that Nomad is so good, because it's making a lot of really good shows look ordinary. Read more

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Tokyo Revengers – 05

Making a living is going to be pretty problematical when you disappear for days or weeks at a time. Read more

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Boku no Hero Academia Season 5 – 07

There are complicated psychological issues impacting Shouto every time he steps into battle Read more

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Shakunetsu Kabaddi – 06

Shakunetsu Kabaddi is a survivor, the tortoise amongst the hares this season, and it's still here. Read more

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Mashiro no Oto – 06

I think one can only objectively say that this series has been successful in its primary mission up to this point. Read more

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SSSS.Dynazenon – 06

With so many shows suffering from a sort of identity crisis that hinders their upside, SSSS.Dynazenon's directness is especially refreshing. Read more

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Godzilla Singular Point – 07

I'm punting on trying to figure out the science behind this plot. Read more

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Golden Kamuy – OVA 4

It says pretty much all you need to know about this OVA that the material was too outlandish for the series. Read more

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Fumetsu no Anata e – 04

World building involves a lot of heavy lifting, and that isn't always the most gripping or elegant part of a story to watch play out. Read more

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Fruits Basket the Final – 05

Momiji is the strongest Sohma there is. Read more

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Mars Red – 05

There are a lot of different interests tangled up here.  And the moral landscape of Mars Red is just as tangled. Read more

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Odd Taxi – 05

This show gets less surreal with each passing episode, which makes me wonder if something eventually has to give with regards the elephant in the room. Read more

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Kingdom 3 – 05

Last time on Kingdom... Read more

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Anime From the Vault Episode 4: 5 Centimeters Per Second (Byousoku 5 Centimeter)

Shinkai brings to life the innate beauty in people and places that we all see in our mind’s eye, but can’t quite capture. Read more

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Nomad: Megalo Box 2 – 05

Megalo Box would be great wherever and however it was presented - the fact that it's an anime is just a lucky break for those of us that…

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Tokyo Revengers – 04

Tokyo Revengers may have a pretty big flaw, but it's not pecked to death by a thousand smaller ones. Read more

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Boku no Hero Academia Season 5 – 06

These training battle eps aren't too easy to write about, I have to say.   Read more

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Mashiro no Oto – 05

Once more it's the shamisen that saves the day here. Read more

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SSSS.Dynazenon – 05

Churro scene still going... Read more

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Godzilla Singular Point – 06

The kaiju roster of Godzilla S.P. grows ever more diverse, but the true stars of the show - including the headliner - have yet to appear. Read more

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Fruits Basket the Final – 04

I don't think it's any coincidence that there wasn't a single attempt at comedy for this entire episode, and it was the best of the season so far.…

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Odd Taxi – 04

Conventional this series isn't, but it's oddly gritty and realistic given that the characters are talking animals. Read more

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Mars Red – 04

Mars Red isn't getting a lot of attention, but it certainly has mine. Read more

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Fumetsu no Anata e – 03

I'd have taken one look at that battleship with hair and decided by arrows weren't going to do any good whatsoever. Read more

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Yuukoku no Moriarty – 15

Did you hear the one about Moriarty and James Bond teaming up to take on Jack the Ripper? Read more

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Nomad: Megalo Box 2 – 04

Well, that could easily have been, like, the best OVA series in years. Read more

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Spring 2021 Check-in

Both anime and I have changed a lot since we last had a season like this. Read more

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Boku no Hero Academia Season 5 – 05

Every time we see it in action, Dark Shadow strikes me as a terrifying force to be reckoned with. Read more

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Tokyo Revengers – 03

The ledger with Tokyo Revengers is definitely balanced to the positive on the whole, but I still worry about a few things. Read more

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