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Hell’s Paradise – Episode 13

Episode Synopsis: Sagiri, Yuzuriha, and the wounded Senta face down the transformed Mu Dan, and all seems lost until Shion and Nurugai arrive to aid them. Despite Shion’s…

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Hell’s Paradise – Episode 12

Episode Synopsis: Sagiri, Senta, Yuzuriha, and Hoko encounter one of the Tensen at the gate to Horai. The being rejects the name given to them by Hoko, and…

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Hell’s Paradise – Episode 11

Episode Synopsis: Gabimaru’s group and the brothers’ group each fight the Soshin, learn about tao, and defeat the Soshin.  Before their defeat, the Soshin reveal that the Tensen…

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Hell’s Paradise – Episode 10

Episode Synopsis: After being saved by Mei, Gabimaru joins forces with Gantetsusai Tamiya and his guardian Asaemon. Now that Mei is a young adult, she tries to explain…

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Hell’s Paradise – Episode 09

Episode Synopsis: Unwilling to wait while his compatriots try and piece together the island’s mysteries, Gabimaru sets out at night to claim the Elixir of Life before more…

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Hell’s Paradise – Episode 08

Episode Synopsis: Asaemon Tenza and Nurugai encounter a Tensen on the beach, and flee inland, where they encounter Tenza’s instructor, Asaemon Shion. The Tensen catches up to them,…

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Hell’s Paradise – Episode 07

Episode Synopsis: Gabimaru and Co. fight a tree guardian named Hoko and capture a small girl named Mei. After being bribed with the promise of a bath, food…

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Hell’s Paradise – Episode 06

Episode Synopsis: Genji is killed by Rokurouta, a giant near-invulnerable criminal.  Sagiri and Gabimaru fight and kill him. Episode Review: I didn’t really expect the fights in this…

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Hell’s Paradise – Episode 05

Episode Synopsis: Sagiri awakens following the battle against the creatures of the island as Gabimaru, Yuzuriha, Senta, and Genji make camp and share the knowledge they’ve acquired so…

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Hell’s Paradise – Episode 04

Episode Synopsis: Gabimaru manages to murder all but one of the giant monsters that surrounded him and Sagiri, with the last being dispatched by another of the Asaemon…

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Hell’s Paradise – Episode 03

Episode Synopsis: Shortly after arriving on the island, Gabimaru is attacked by a fellow convict.  Gabimaru kills him easily, despite the battle being prolonged by Sagiri’s insistence that…

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Hell’s Paradise – Episode 02

Episode Synopsis: Sagiri reflects on her journey to becoming an executioner and ponders her continued fear of killing. Awed by the sight of her father beheading a man…

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Hell’s Paradise – Episode 01

Episode Synopsis: In the era of the sword, wayward ninja Gabimaru is captured by Shogunate forces and sentenced to death, under the supervision of Yamada Asaemon Sagiri. Sagiri…

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Hikari no Ou – Episode 10

Episode Synopsis: After Hibiko is struck by a sudden fever, Kira confronts her family about their refusal to explain the situation. When Lady Hibana drugs Kira, Hibiko awakens…

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Hikari no Ou – Episode 09

Episode Synopsis: Akira agrees to investigate the Spider Clan in exchange for Obiki sending collection trucks to the outlying villages. A Wind Clan god visits Koushi and seemingly…

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Hikari no Ou – Episode 08

Episode Synopsis: Touko and Koushi make their way through the Factory District (the Garden of the Gods) while chasing after a member of the Treefolk, and fleeing a…

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Hikari no Ou – Episode 07

Episode Synopsis: Kira helps send Touko on her way before returning to Koushi, who’s still recovering from the shocking violence of the previous night with the Fire Hunter,…

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Hikari no Ou – Episode 06

The rare Conversation-via-Overlay Episode Synopsis: Koushi sneaks out at night to accompany the freelance fire hunter Roroku. After dispatching a pair of fiends, they come across a group…

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Hikari no Ou – Episode 05

Episode Synopsis: Touko and company are briefly attacked by a Spider clan member, but he is driven off by Akira, a roaming fire hunter, before making it to…

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Hikari no Ou – Episode 04

Episode Synopsis: The armored train is brutally attacked by the white dragon fire fiend and Benio, along with a large portion of the crew become victims of its…

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Hikari no Ou – Episode 03

Episode Synopsys: In the capital, Koushi settles in to the Okibi household and meets his patron’s daughter Kira, and the lady of the house, Hibana. While the family…

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Hikari no Ou – Episode 02

Touko with the three brides on the collection truck Episode Synopsis: Touko awakes to find herself sharing a sleeper compartment with three young women in the process of…

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Hikari no Ou – Episode 01

Episode Synopsys: In a post-apocalyptic world where humans will violently combust in the presence of flame, those who can harvest the only substance that can safely make heat…

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Gundam: The Witch from Mercury – Episode 12

Episode Synopsis: The tension is high as Plant Queta’s separated C-block inhabitants fight for survival. Suletta is saved from near demise but must contend with the idea of…

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Gundam: The Witch from Mercury – Episode 11

Episode Synopsis: As the Earth House team arrives at Plant Quetta to retrieve Aerial, Suletta can’t overcome her insecurities about her place on the team. Miorine is eventually…

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The Con Artists’ Color Awards 2022

Happy New Year, everyone! 2022 has brought us inflation so high, it’ll melt a hole through your bank account. Don’t worry, it’ll match the hole that’s being burned…

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Gundam: The Witch from Mercury – Episode 10

Episode Synopsis: Two months have passed since the Aerial was sent for repairs, and it is due to return. The head of Grassley addresses the regulatory body responsible…

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Gundam: The Witch from Mercury – Episode 09

Episode Synopsis: Shaddiq has changed the rules for student-run companies to prevent Miorine’s GUND-ARM Inc from forming.  His goal is to take ownership of the company in exchange…

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Gundam: The Witch from Mercury – Episode 08

Episode Synopsis: Miorine brings together the Earthians and Suletta to decide what the goal of the their new company is. The easiest decision would be to research/manufacture Gundams…

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Gundam: The Witch from Mercury – Episode 07

Episode Synopsis: Suletta accepts an invitation to join the Incubation Party; a gathering for members of the Benerit Group to propose new projects and compete for funding amongst…

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Gundam: The Witch from Mercury – Episode 06

Episode Synopsis: For losing yet another duel, Guel is evicted from Jeturk’s student housing – meanwhile, Lady Prospera discovers that her former subordinate from Vanadis, Belmeria, is contin…

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Gundam: The Witch from Mercury – Episode 05

Episode Synopsis: Peil Technologies is interested in Suletta’s mech Aerial, as they can’t figure out how it’s avoiding the normal drawbacks of Gundams.  They send Elan, who it…

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Gundam: The Witch from Mercury – Episode 04

Episode Synopsis: With the Jeturk issue settled, it’s time for Suletta to move on to bigger things like class assignments! When assigned to an exercise where she has…

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Gundam: The Witch from Mercury – Episode 03

Episode Synopsis: With Suletta engaged to Miorine and Guel’s pride heavily wounded, it’s time for a rematch! Now that she’s formally part of the school’s dueling scene, Sule…

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Gundam: The Witch from Mercury – Episode 02

Just gonna float within arm’s reach of you and watch you eat, if you don’t mind Episode Synopsis: Suletta and Aerial are captured by the front management company…

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Gundam: The Witch from Mercury – Episode 01

Episode Synopsis: Suletta has just arrived from the solar system boonies to attend an elite mech academy.  She immediately runs into Miorine, who is trying to escape from…

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Gundam: The Witch from Mercury – Prologue

Episode Synopsis: Ochs Earth is a company that manufactures Mobile Suits (GUND formatted Mobile Suits). Their designs were originally tools used to help the physically disabled but like…

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Summer Break

Hi Everyone! Since the creation of the Rolling Review on our site we’ve been doing episode write-ups for our chosen show every cour. We collectively decided that we…

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Ya Boy Kongming! – Episode 12

Episode Synopsis: At last, Eiko performs her new song, and it goes viral, netting her the 100,000 likes.  Afterwards, Azalea returns to their rock roots and impresses their…

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Ya Boy Kongming! – Episode 11

Episode Synopsis: X-day is here! It’s time for a showdown between Azalea and Eiko as the two battle it out for 100,000 likes. Azalea’s manager Kurosawa opts for…

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Ya Boy Kongming! – Episode 10

Episode Synopsis: There’s less than a week left before X-Day, and both Eiko and Kabetaijin need to be at the top of their game. Eiko has at last…

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Ya Boy Kongming! – Episode 09

Episode Synopsis: Kido recognizes that Eiko has made some progress, but exhorts her to search for another level of self-awareness. Meanwhile, Nanami’s employer has noticed her after-work acti…

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Ya Boy Kongming! – Episode 08

Episode Synopsis: Eiko continues singing on the street together with Nanami.  Kabetaijin returns to his home town and reconnects with the friend that got him into rapping. As…

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Ya Boy Kongming! – Episode 07

Episode Synopsis: Kongming showcases some stats regarding the rival groups that are vying for the Summer Sonia slot. The team to watch out for is Azalea, whose lead…

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Ya Boy Kongming! – Episode 06

Episode Synopsis: Kabetaijin visits the club and is overwhelmed by Eiko’s performance. Unwilling to risk going on stage again, he tries to sneak away, but is called out…

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Ya Boy Kongming! – Episode 05

Episode Synopsis: Kabetaijin, the skilled rapper that Kongming has been seeking, is introduced along with his backstory.  While extremely talented and the three-time winner of the largest loca…

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Ya Boy Kongming! – Episode 04

Episode Synopsis: The head of Art Fest Live, Tsuyoshi Kondo, gets charmed by Eiko’s performance and seeks her out for one of the larger music festivals he’s involved…

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Ya Boy Kongming! – Episode 03

Episode Synopsis: Despite her sudden upswing in popularity, both Eiko and her manager wonder if Kongming’s success during the last performance was a fluke. When they arrive at…

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Ya Boy Kongming! – Episode 02

This level of attention to detail is how you know you’re dealing with a consummate professional Episode Synopsis: Kongming goes on reconnaissance with Eiko to a show put…

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Ya Boy Kongming! – Episode 01

Episode Synopsis: Kongming, famed general of the 3rd century Three Kingdoms period of China, dies and is reincarnated in present-day Japan.  He wanders into a nightclub and is…

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