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Beastars 2 – 08 [Laughing at the Shadows We Cast]

After the big reveal in episode 7, we go away from Riz for a more mundane school life story. I’m quite amused by how Legosi gives very little…

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Winter 2021 Summary – Week 8

Wooper: With The Promised Neverland and Kemono Jihen having been ejected from the weekly roundup posts, this column was looking a little thin – good thing Mario is…

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SK8 the Infinity – 08 [The Fated Tournament!]

There’s nothing like a tournament arc to restore an ensemble feel to your sports anime. This episode tried to capture the viewpoints of as many skaters as it…

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Dr. STONE S2 – 7 [Secret Mission]

Yes, I know I’m late on this weeks Dr. STONE. In my defense work has gotten busy and I’m closing/moving into my new house this week, but the…

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Jujutsu Kaisen – 20 [Nonstandard]

Welcome back to another episode of Jujutsu Kaisen! I hope you’re ready to boogie woogie till the sun goes down, because this week danced right back into my…

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Beastars 2 – 06/07 [Fly, O Corrupt One/ Unforgettable Sweetness]

Beastars throws a big curveball these past 2 weeks, with the revealing of Tem’s killer. Honestly, it came out of left field that it actually takes me by…

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Wonder Egg Priority – 07 [After School at 14]

Hot damn, my favorite girl is back with an overall fantastic episode, in fact this is my favorite episode of Wonder Egg. Like Ai last week, at the…

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Wonder Egg Priority – 05/06 [The Girl Flautist/ Punch Drunk Day]

Welcome to the critical original darling of the season. If you read our midseason’s checkout you’d notice that all 5 writers uniformly regarded Wonder Egg as the top…

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Spice and Wolf S1 – 6 [Wolf and a Silent Farewell] – Throwback Thursday

Welcome everyone to the almost halfway point of Spice and Wolf season one! This week wraps up the arc as people get stabbed, Holo goes wild and Lawrence…

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Re:Zero Starting Life in Another World 2 -21 [Reunion of Roars]

I have started every recent Re:Zero post commenting on the thirty minute runtime but at this point I think I will just accept it as granted for the…

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Horimiya – 07 [You’re Here, I’m Here]

One of the cool things about anime OPs is that they sometimes change as a show progresses. New characters may be added to foreshadow their appearance in the…

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Winter 2021 Summary – Weeks 6-7

Wooper: The recap post was on hold last week in favor of a bigger column, but three of us are back with a vengeance. Midseason fatigue is setting…

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SK8 the Infinity – 6-7 [Steamy Mystery Skating/We Don’t Balance Out]

The screencaps above are a pretty good summation of my thoughts on SK8’s last two weeks. The vacation episode was bright and lively, while the angst episode was,…

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Jujutsu Kaisen – 19 [Black Flash]

This is it, it’s here, Kimetsu no Yaiba Jujutsu Kaisen episode 19! I would call that a joke but Jujutsu Kaisen really tried to pull out all the…

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Dr. STONE S2 – 6 [Prison Break]

Wooo more Dr. STONE! This week Chrome channels the collective intelligence of the modern world to enact the most daring escape in 3 millennia. And the best part…

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Spice and Wolf S1 – 5 [Wolf and Lovers’ Quarrel] – Throwback Thursday

We’re back with another episode of Spice and Wolf! This week Holo and Lawrence reunite and… not much else happens. Yet for some reason, I don’t mind it.…

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Re:Zero Starting Life in Another World 2 -20 [The Beginning of the Sanctuary and the Beginning of the End]

Is White Fox trying to make thirty minute episodes the new standard? For if they are I am most definitely not opposed as I like having a meaty…

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Horimiya – 06 [This Summer’s Going to Be a Hot One]

This week gave me just what I wanted from Horimiya: more clownish behavior from an absentee father whose daughter clearly resents him! The episode was bookended by dad…

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2.43 Seiin Koukou Danshi Volley-Bu – 6 [The Laughing King and Crybaby Jack]

I know, I know, this Volley-Bu post is woefully late. In my defense however the episode was also dreadfully boring! I suppose boring is still an improvement on…

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State of the Season – Winter 2021

Wooper: If you’ve been keeping your finger on the pulse of the anime fandom this winter, you’ve seen no shortage of proclamations that this is the best seasonal…

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Jujutsu Kaisen – 18 [Sage]

This is it, this is the week Jujutsu Kaisen kicks it into gear! At least I hope it is. Between Hanami breaking into school grounds, Gojou getting locked…

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Dr. STONE S2 – 5 [STEAM GORILLA]

This weeks sees the Senku 1 get both a name change and an upgrade! Meanwhile Chrome comes up with a plan of escape and Tsukasa begins to take…

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Spice and Wolf S1 – 4 [Wolf and Her Helpless Partner] – Throwback Thursday

Welcome back to Spice and Wolf everyone! This is a big week for the series, at least for me, as it completely breaks what expectations I had. So…

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Re:Zero Starting Life in Another World 2 – 19 [The Permafrost of Elior Forest]

It’s another thirty minute episode this week but at last we finally get to see the new opening at the halfway point of the second cour. An opening…

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SK8 the Infinity – 05 [Passionate Dancing Night!]

One word, four letters: ADAM. Actually, let’s go with “Adam” from now on, as the show has started caps-locking a bunch of other skater pseudonyms as well, and…

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Winter 2021 Summary – Week 5

Wooper: This will be the last recap post for a couple weeks, as we’re currently shifting our focus to the mid-month State of the Season update. Before that…

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Beastars 2 – 05 [Call it Like it is]

Well, this episode certainly caught me off guard. As Legosi decided to enter the Black Market last week, I didn’t expect him to go back to school this…

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Wonder Egg Priority – 03/04 [A Bare Knife / Colorful Girls]

Billed for many as the most ambitious anime of this Winter season (myself included), Wonder Egg captures difficult, heavy topics with striking imaginaries and raw emotions from its…

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Beastars 2 – 03/04 [Changes / Entangled]

Things escalate quickly for the last two episodes of Beastars, too quickly in fact that we are now moving from school settings to the Black market. Haru and…

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Horimiya – 4-5 [Everybody Loves Somebody/I Can’t Say It Out Loud]

This series wasn’t titled “Horimiya” for nothing, as the people whose names comprise that portmanteau are far and away its most interesting characters. Whenever they’re on screen, I’m…

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2.43 Seiin Koukou Danshi Volley-Bu – 5 [Stand By Me]

I’m skipping the intro today because, to be frank, I’m done with Volley-Bu. Not in that I am going to stop covering it, I’m riding this train to…

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Jujutsu Kaisen – 17 [Kyoto Sister School Exchange 3]

Welcome to Girl Power, sponsored by Jujutsu Kaisen! This week the production is back in force and the narrative is back on the interesting characters. So without further…

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Dr.STONE S2 – 4 [Full Assault]

And we are back with more Dr. STONE! This week we Chrome gets captured, Tsukasa reappears and Senku builds a car of all things. So without further ado…

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Spice and Wolf S1 – 3 [Wolf and Business Acumen] – Throwback Thursday

Welcome back to another episode of Spice and Wolf! This week is all about the stonks as Lawrence and Holo talk market volatility, currency theory and the economic…

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Re:Zero Starting Life in Another World 2 – 18 [The Day Betelgeuse Laughed]

They still aren’t using the opening, this is honestly quite amazing and we have another 30 minute episode that flies by like wind. Perhaps it’s due to the…

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SK8 the Infinity – 04 [ADAM, The Matador of Love]

I think it’s safe to say that SK8 the Infinity has abandoned the mask it wore during its first two episodes. This is no longer an anime about…

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Winter 2021 Summary – Week 4

Wooper: Another week, another roundup of what we’re watching that isn’t getting dedicated posts. This time we’ve got two demon-themed shounen series, two anime that take periodic trips…

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2.43 Seiin Koukou Danshi Volley-bu – 4 [Higher, Faster, Stronger]

I’m a bit late on Volley-Bu this week, apologies for that. Between Jujutsu Kaisen and Dr. STONE releasing right next to it, Volley-Bu seems to be taking a…

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Jujutsu Kaisen – 16 [Kyoto Sister School Exchange 2]

Another week, another episode of Jujutsu Kaisen’s token tournament arc. I imagine it’s tough to follow up Yoshino’s arc, that was both emotional and hype. But I was…

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Dr. STONE S2 – 3 [Call from the Dead]

Welcome to week 3 of Dr. STONE! If you enjoyed last weeks emotional cliffhanger then boy do I have an episode for you. This week Chrome struts his…

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Re:Zero Starting Life in Another World 2 – 17 [A Journey Through Memories]

I am sorry miss Mayu Maeshima but I don’t think this anime is going to do a good job of promoting your new single. In a way I…

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Spice and Wolf S1 – 2 [Wolf and Distant Past] – Throwback Thursday

Welcome to week 2 of Spice and Wolf! This week Lawrence and Holo have a sleep over at a church, get involved in shady deals and lie to…

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SK8 the Infinity – 03 [Undesired Hero]

The list of anime tropes I hate is considerably longer than the list of those I love. Even during shows that are largely enjoyable, small annoyances tend to…

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Winter 2021 Summary – Weeks 2-3

Wooper: There seems to be a consensus online that Winter 2021 is one of the strongest seasons in recent years, but not everyone agrees on which shows are…

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Horimiya – 03 [That’s Why It’s Okay]

Any time a romcom dips into one of its characters’ sad pasts, a tightrope materializes beneath its metaphorical feet. Throw them a pity party and fall to the…

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Jujutsu Kaisen – 15 [Kyoto Sister School Exchange Event 1]

Everyone knows what time it is, its Jujutsu Kaisen time! I have an interesting week for you here. From Toudou making a friend to maybe, possibly, but not…

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Wonder Egg Priority – 02 [The Terms of Friendship]

Frankly, I have never felt this immersed in an anime premiere since… Sarazanmai back in 2019, and if I look further down the line, it was Flip Flappers…

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Re:Zero Starting Life in Another World 2 – 16 [Nobody Can Lift a Quain Stone Alone]

I don’t know what witch contract or magic lamp Tappei Nagatsuki got that managed to get White Fox to give his story so much effort but I hope…

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2.43 Seiin Koukou Danshi Volley-bu – 3 [A Dog’s Perspective and a Giraffe’s Perspective]

Hello everyone, it’s time for more Volley-Bu! We got drama, we got time skips, and we maybe even have a little volley ball! I’m really not sure, I…

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Dr. STONE S2 – 2 [HOT LINE]

I am back baby, and with another season of Dr. STONE! I’m so glad this series got a second season. Because while this arc is a bit more…