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Summer 2014 – Week 3 Anime Review

yama_no_susume_2-02-fuji_san-mt_fuji-aoi-kaede-hinata-kokona-chibi-surprised-cute-adorable-charmingLast week: why the third episode of Space Dandy Season 2 might be my favorite of the year, an analysis on the diversity of rural settings and how the specifics of this are impacting Barakamon, some egregious contradictions with the mecha in Aldnoah.Zero, and some serious questions about the structure and purpose of Night Raid in Akame ga Kill!

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12 Days of Anime (2013) – Day 9 – Guillotine Gorilla

samurai_flamenco-07-guillotine_gorilla-monster-evil-what_the_hell-no_seriously_what_the_hellNot even four weeks ago, when episode 7 of Samurai Flamenco aired, it seemed like another ordinary episode with heroes solving petty crimes… or at least attempting to.  After a handful of episodes with Hazama as a costumed superhero, followed closely behind by a courageous trio of idols, the Flamenco Girls, the world of Samurai Flamenco found itself bored with its premise.  In fact, the characters felt bored too, with the drop in crime, the reduction in activity and even a decline in interest from Gotou and the police.  Something needed to shake up this series, right?  And then came the big reveal.  Yup, it was that one big moment in Samurai Flamenco.  We learned that Hazama’s parents were murdered.  The case was never solved.  It was devastating.  It was perturbing.  It was going to be the biggest thing in Samurai Flamenco, shifting the direction of the series in a whole new direction.  You figured nothing would top that, right?  Right?

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Autumn 2013 – Week 7 Anime Review

samurai_flamenco-06-mizuki-mari-moe-mineral_miracle_muse-idols-flamenco_girls-magical_girls-heroes-friendship-hug-happy-blushThis week: further analysis on Mako’s character, helping proving her true value in KILL la KILL, an exceptional, cunning and innovative moment in BlazBlue: Alter Memory, questioning why all scientists are crazy in anime based from Kakumeiki Valvrave (S2), and complaints of Shounen Fight Syndrome in Yozakura Quartet: Hana no Uta.

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Autumn 2013 – Week 5 Anime Review

non_non_biyori-04-renge_miyauchi-first_grader-crying-tears-sad-blush-troubled-goodbye-parting-friendshipThis week: why Flamenco Girl is evil in Samurai Flamenco, appreciating how Kyousogiga is reusing its material by expanding on its recaps, why the storytelling outdid the unique visuals in Monogatari Series Second Season, and questioning the schoolgirl uniform attire in Coppelion.

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Autumn 2013 – Week 4 Anime Review

nagi_no_asukara-04-shioshishio-underwater_village-fish-sunlight-water_surface-mountains-greenery-bridgesThis week: an analysis of Mako’s character in KILL la KILL, developing the racist schoolgirls into characters in Nagi no Asukara, enjoying the level of detail in the setting of Samurai Flamenco, and pretty much hating the Galileo aspects of Galilei Donna.

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Autumn 2013 – Week 3 Anime Review

yozakura_quartet_hana_no_uta-02-ao-catgirl-satori-youkai-beast-daemonia-cat_ears-kemonomimi-blue_hair-looking_up-park-trees-cuteThis week: trying to find a weakness in KILL la KILL, complaints about the endless backstories in Kyousogiga, splitting the characters to revitalize Magi: The Kingdom of Magic, and trying to figure out what’s gonna happen in Gingitsune.

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Summer 2013 – Week 9 Anime Review

shingeki_no_kyojin-21-female_titan-misaka-fight-grab-reach-blade-steampunk-mismatch-musclesThis week: appreciating the use of color and lighting in Monogatari Series Second Season, thoughts on the specific location of human settlement in Shingeki no Kyojin, how Sonora’s addition shifts the character dynamics of Stella Jogakuin Koutouka C3-bu, and ideas on how to improve upon the detective/mystery carousel which is Danganronpa.

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