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Spring 2014 – Season Preview

chuunibyou_demo_koi_ga_shitai!_ren-03-spring-cherry_blossoms-pink_petals-green_leaves-warm-blue_sky-calmWith Winter 2014 zigzagging along and reaching the finales in the next couple of weeks, now is an ideal time to look ahead to and prepare for the Spring 2014 anime season.  Once April arrives, dozens of new anime will begin and several franchises will return to TVs in the forms of sequels, alternative stories or simple rebroadcasts.  Based on numbers alone, Spring 2014 appears to be one of the largest anime seasons in terms of total volume.  In addition to the abundance of this season, there is quite a diversity of anime, too, making this season more of an unknown or a mystery than others.  So what exactly does this new anime season have to offer?  Below is an extensive list of the anime for Spring 2014 along with my thoughts and opinions for each one.

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Winter 2014 – Week 10 Anime Review

silver_spoon_2-09-hachiken-aki-nino-misora-twins-dog-farewell-bankruptcy-somber-grey-depressing-silentThis week: questioning the purpose of Yukine’s self-study in Noragami, rationalizing the roles of the anime-original characters and the stagnated romance in Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren, why I wish Silver Spoon had virtually no comedy, and the unnoticed, ‘other’ languages in Space Dandy.

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Winter 2014 – Week 6 Anime Review

noragami-06-kofuku-binbougami-kokki-fan-attack-stormsThis week: why the self-indulgent nature of anime and manga is mitigated in Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha, how the art style of KILL la KILL exhibits importance and extravagance, curious about the ending for Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren, and why 12 episodes is too short for an anime like Noragami.

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Autumn 2013 – Week 8 Anime Review

monogatari_series_second_season-21-kaiki-suzuki-disguise-sunglasses-hawaiian_shirt-coffee-drinkingThis week: Kaiki’s internal conflict and searching for his truth in Monogatari Series Second Season, severely disappointed with Samurai Flamenco, why the family drama is much better than the romance in Nagi no Asukara, and the underappreciated, yet fascinating mecha in Galilei Donna.

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Summer 2013 – Week 5 Anime Review

stella_jogakuin_koutouka_c3_bu-05-sonora-yura-honoka-yachiyo-rento-karila-stella_women's_academy-team-friendship-smiling-airsoft_gun-goggles-pajamasThis week: being fanservicey but not being a fanservice anime with Stella Jogakuin Koutouka C3-bu, finally satisfying my curiosities in Shingeki no Kyojin, theories on why I can tolerate the melodrama in Genei wo Kakeru Taiyou, and a simple suggestion to make Uchouten Kazoku even better.

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Summer 2013 – Season Preview

vividred_operation-01-summer-scenery-ocean-water-clouds-shadows-sky-horizon-sunlight-heat-gorgeous The calendar has turned and July is upon us, marking the conclusions of a number of beloved anime last week and signaling the advent of dozens of new shows for the next three months.  As with every other season preview here, this one will take a complete and comprehensive look at all the shows airing this Summer with a special focus on all the new franchises and series premiering for the first time.  Also included in a quick note about my plans for this season which will include a hiatus to some extent which will likely changed how I write about anime this season.  So with that, onto the anime for Summer 2013!

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Spring 2013 – Week 8 Anime Review

kakumeiki_valvrave-07-saki-marie-shouko-cooking-aprons-delicious-terrible_cook-surprised-comedy-cuteLast week: the re-sensitization to death in Kakumeiki Valvrave, the complexities of saying ‘farewell’ in Suisei no Gargantia, individual versus team karuta matches in Chihayafuru 2 and a thrilling, informative look inside the police department in To Aru Kagaku no Railgun S.

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