That was certainly an attempt at English. Impressions: I'm not sure I really get what this episode was going for. I guess this was supposed to be the idol episode, but it was more about Otaku Hero having a slow motion panic attack over everything that could/would go wrong with being the producer for a […]
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「革命前夜」 (Kaimei Zenya) "Revolution Eve" Now that we've grown up together, they're afraid of what they see.
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「第二次中野事変」 (Dai-niji Nakano Jihen) "Climbing to the Hell" Otaku! Ready your breakfast and eat hearty... For tonight, we dine on Kyotaro!
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