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LiA Bespoke Project: Yakyuu For You

It may be American’s national pastime, but baseball is more popular in Japan these days than it is in the U.S..

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Shinigami Bocchan to Kuro Maid (The Duke of Death and His Maid) Season 3 – 08

It's refreshing, in a sense, to have a final arc which makes no bones about being one.

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Tonari no Youkai-san – 08

At this point I may as well just accept that I'm probably in for the duration with Tonari no Youkai-san.

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The Fable – 08

Maybe the most dangerous thing in Osaka is a bored Youko.

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Kuroshitsuji: Kishuku Gakkou-hen (Black Butler: Public School Arc) – 07

Ciel Phantomhive truly is one of the great characters in animanga. That doesn't get said often enough.

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Boku no Hero Academia Season 7 – 04

A last stand for idealism? That would be one way to view this episode (especially the A-part) of Boku no Hero Academia.

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Ooi! Tonbo – 08

At this point I'm pretty much resigned that Ooi! Tonbo is mostly going to be an LiA echo chamber.

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Dungeon Meshi (Delicious in Dungeon) – 21

We’re finally starting to get a sense of how everyone fits into the big picture - and what that big picture looks like.

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Patron Pick Spring 2024: Bartender: Kami no Glass – 08

There are times in this series where it straddles the line between entertainment and commercial.

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Tonari no Youkai-san – 07

This constituted a needed course correction.

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Shinigami Bocchan to Kuro Maid (The Duke of Death and His Maid) Season 3 – 07

I'm glad we got this episode, because the truth of the matter is, it was no sure thing that we would.

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The Fable – 07

The style of humor here feels appropriate for a series about gangsters, which is a rarity in anime.

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Karasu wa Aruji o Erabanai (YATAGARASU: The Raven Does Not Choose Its Master) – 07

Not to come over all X-Files, but with very few exceptions "trust no one" seems to be the order of the day.

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Kuroshitsuji: Kishuku Gakkou-hen (Black Butler: Public School Arc) – 06

Sport names are sometimes both nouns and verbs, but it's only when the sports is embedded deep in the cultural psyche that they become adjectives.

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Ooi! Tonbo – 07

Tsubura could take something from Tonbo's approach to the sport and, if she cared about improving, Tonbo could take something from hers.

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Dungeon Meshi (Delicious in Dungeon) – 20

It occurs to me not for the first time that this series is as much as anything a chronicle of a social experiment.

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Patron Pick Spring 2024: Bartender: Kami no Glass – 07

Bartender is working better for me when it's quirky and geeky - the drama just doesn't pack the same punch.

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Shinigami Bocchan to Kuro Maid (The Duke of Death and His Maid) Season 3 – 06

I won't strain my shoulder patting myself on the back too hard, because it was really only a matter of time.

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Weekly Digest 05/12/2023 – Tonari no Youkai-san, The Fable

Being quite on the fence about both these series, I'm going to give the digest thing a try. Read more

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Boku no Hero Academia Season 7 – 02

What will the fans complain about next week, I wonder?

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Ooi! Tonbo – 06

Having unleashed these two against each other, Igaiga can't possibly control what happens.

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Dungeon Meshi (Delicious in Dungeon) – 19

You do feel sort of bad for Marcille, who bears this brand well and truly now - she's the black magic woman.

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Kai to Otome to Kamikakushi (Mysterious Disappearances) – 05

Kai to Otome to Kamikakushi is not a cute girls doing cute things so much as a cute girls doing hot things.

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Patron Pick Spring 2024: Bartender: Kami no Glass – 06

In spite of its resolutely realistic settings, Bartender is actually not a series that's trying to be realistic.

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Otoyomegatari – 108/109

It's like waiting a half-hour for a bus and then two of them show up bumper-to-bumper.

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Shinigami Bocchan to Kuro Maid (The Duke of Death and His Maid) Season 3 – 05

Considering the only pairing Viola seems to have considered is utterly ludicrous, she's not one who should be dispensing relationship advice

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The Fable – 05

While the humor is somewhat hit and miss, there's a generally absurdist tone to this material which I quite like.

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Tonari no Youkai-san – 05

This show is certainly taking a kitchen sink approach when it comes to alternative fiction.

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Boku no Hero Academia Season 7 – 01

While there's no question Boku no Hero Academia can be a frustrating series at times, I'm always glad to have it back.

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Ooi! Tonbo – 05

This is developing into something of a battle of both wits and wills between Igaiga and Tonbo.

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Kai to Otome to Kamikakushi (Mysterious Disappearances) – 04

Never mind three, sometimes the four episode rule serves a purpose, sometimes it doesn’t.

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Bartender: Kami no Glass – 05

Whatever Suntory paid for that, they got their money's worth.

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My Taste is Better Than Yours Episode 3 – Pluto

Not the (former) planet or the dog, but the anime and (mostly) the manga.

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Spring 2024 Check-in

Bigger isn't always better where anime seasons are concerned.

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Shinigami Bocchan to Kuro Maid (The Duke of Death and His Maid) Season 3 – 04

That's the sort of emotional payoff that's earned honestly, through patient character development and organic storytelling.

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The Fable – 04

It's a given that a series about people who kill for a living is going to feature not nice people.

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Tonari no Youkai-san – 04

I think the importance of mystery to the health of the human psyche is vastly underrated.

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Karasu wa Aruji o Erabanai (YATAGARASU: The Raven Does Not Choose Its Master) – 04

This is all, in a word, great. It's the clear best episode of the series despite the first three being excellent.

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Ooi! Tonbo – 04

As I suspected after last week's episode, it looks as if the duty of the prodigy is going to be a major theme of Ooi! Tonbo going forward.

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