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Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-Hen – 03

Here's a little thought experiment I just thought of. Read more

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Saihate no Paladin – 03

Is this this series "the one"? Read more

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Komi-san wa Komyushou desu – 03

Teenagers are weird and Japan is weird, so put them together and you're bound to get some appealingly weird stuff. Read more

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Senpai ga Uzai Kouhai no Hanashi – 03

Of all the ways Japan is different from the West - and they are myriad and diverse - its approach to Xmas has always been one of the…

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Blue Period – 05

Whenever the closed-eyes character opens them, you better pay close attention to the next thing they say. Read more

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Platinum End – 03

I'm finding Platinum End a little more entertaining than I expected going in, but in hindsight it really isn't that surprising. Read more

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Ousama Ranking – 02

If I'm dropping some pretty serious names here, it's because these two eps deserve it. Read more

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Heike Monogatari – 06

If nothing else something of the pathos of this series can be salvaged if the narration slows down enough to give it a chance to express itself.  Read…

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Takt Op. Destiny – 03

I'm forever blowing bubbles. Read more

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Kingdom 3 – 26 (Season Finale)

Sometimes six months is a lot better than six years. Read more

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Second Impressions – Saihate no Paladin

What's striking about these first two eps is as much what's absent as what's present. Read more

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Blue Period – 04

The desire to express one's soul, once awakened, can never be extinguished - only suppressed at cost. Read more

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Senpai ga Uzai Kouhai no Hanashi – 02

I confess, there's no joy in this business quite like having my sleeper picks come good. Read more

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Second Impressions – Komi-san wa Komyushou desu

Thank goodness OLM got Watanabe Ayumu, because in the wrong hands this could easily be a dumpster fire. Read more

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Second Impressions – Megaton-kyuu Musashi

This is certainly a show trading on execution over innovation, but so far the execution is holding up its end of the bargain. Read more

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Heike Monogatari – 05

Through factors partly beyond its control and partly controllable, the anime is losing most of what makes Heike Monogatari so special. Read more

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Second Impressions – Takt Op. Destiny

I'll say this for the second episode of Takt Op. Destiny, it took me some places where I didn't expect to go.  Read more

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Kingdom 3 – 25

Kingdom has really come a long way. Read more

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Second Impressions Digest – Mieruko-chan, Muteking the Dancing Hero, Digimon Ghost Game

I think the fanservice in Mieruko-chan may be some of the least artfully done I've ever seen, and this is anime we're talking about. Read more

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First Impressions – Senpai ga Uzai Kouhai no Hanashi

The fact is, a fictional relationship (and a real one I suppose) can be both sweet and condescending whether we like it or not. Read more

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Blue Period – 03

Self-discovery is a long process and rarely smooth sailing. Read more

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First Impressions – Megaton-kyuu Musashi

Enter Megaton-kyuu Musashi - though you might not have noticed. Read more

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Fall 2021 Preview Poll

No surprises here. Read more

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First Impressions – Platinum End

This is one of those cases where I think the adaptation has a good shot at being better than the source material. Read more

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First Impressions – Sakugan

Sakugan has the aura of a roughly-sewn together quilt of different influences, without anything of itself to anchor it. Read more

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First Impressions – Komi-san wa Komyushou desu

The title at least is truth in advertising Read more

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Heike Monogatari – 04

I think there's an inherent paradox at work here Read more

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First Impressions – Mieruko-chan

All in all I'd say this premiere showed some promise, but it was definitely a bit of a mixed bag. Read more

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Kingdom 3 – 24

In this time and place war was as much as anything an opportunity. Read more

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Blue Period – 02

As any Shinkai Makoto fan knows, art can capture the essence of something more deeply than any photograph. Read more

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First Impressions – Muteking the Dancing Hero

Considering how much of a wild card it looked like, in the end Muteking was fairly close to what I expected. Read more

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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni – SOTSU – 15 (End) and Series Review

This entire series could have been dusted in 3 or 4 episodes with ease. Read more

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Sonny Boy – 12 (End) and Series Review

Great works of art are rarely created by committees - they're created by individuals who follow their vision wherever it leads them. Read more

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Third Impressions – Heike Monogatari

If you're not familiar with the source material, I'm having a hard time imagining anyone keeping up with this. Read more

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Kingdom 3 – 23

While it can be incredibly frustrating sometimes, Xin is nothing if not consistent. Read more

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First Impressions – Blue Period

I don't know much about art, but I know what I like. Read more

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Boku no Hero Academia Season 5 – 25 (Season Finale)

Boku no Hero Academia wraps probably its most complicated season to adapt, and looks forward to probably its most straightforward. Read more

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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni – SOTSU – 14

On the bright side, at least it wasn't 90% recap. Read more

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Sonny Boy – 11

I feel like Natsume-sensei seemed to lower his guard here at last, just a little. Read more

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