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Summer 2015 – First Impressions (Part 3)

joukamachi_no_dandelion-01-teru-aoi-misaki-hikari-akane-shuu-haruka-kanade-shiori-chibi_faces-expressionsThis post reviews:Chaos Dragon: Sekiryuu Senyaku, Joukamachi no Dandelion, Overlord, Bikini Warriors, and Sore ga Seiyuu!.

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Summer 2015 – First Impressions (Part 2)

charlotte-01-yuu-superpowers-mind_control-glowing_eyes-not_lelouch-this_is_not_code_geassThis post reviews: Charlotte, Rokka no Yuusha, Ushio to Tora, Akagami no Shirayuki-hime, and Jitsu wa Watashi wa.

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Winter 2015 – Week 12 Anime Review

kantai_collection-12-fubuki-destroyer-salute-happy-smile-tears-sunsetThis week: one of the primary reasons why Shirobako is one of my favorite anime of all-time, questioning other factors outside the arbiter’s control in assessing souls in Death Parade, contrasting the younger and older pilots in Soukyuu no Fafner – Dead Aggressor: Exodus, and my issues with the overpowering symbolism in Yuri Kuma Arashi.

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Winter 2015 – Week 5 Anime Review

gundam_reconguista_in_g-19-manny-short_hair-spacesuit-helmet-crying-sad-zero_gravity_tearsFor Week 5: analyzing the role of the ‘colorless’ background characters in Durarara!!x2 Shou, a tribute to the border security girls running the checkpoints in The Rolling Girls, issues with how the fights end in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders – Egypt Arc, and wondering about a future business opportunity for Shinku and the others in Dog Days’’.

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Winter 2015 – Week 2 Anime Review

the_rolling_girls-02-yukina-nozomi-chiaya-ai-photo-pose-friendshipThis week: analyzing the delicate balance between entertainment and realism in Shirobako, questioning the subjectivity of evidence and judgments in Death Parade, justifying what makes the setting so successful and vibrant in Durarara!!x2 Shou, and gushing about the unique personality in The Rolling Girls.

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12 Days of Anime (2014) – Day 8 – Giving a Renowned Anime a Chance

mushishi-04-ginko-silver_hair-one_eye-smoking-thinking-diagnosingEvery year, for Day 8 of my 12 Days of Anime, I recall an experience where I gave an anime a chance. So far, my list has included:

For every rendition of this tradition, I have attempted to cover a distinctive and different focus with each post. The first year was on an anime that I originally deemed bad, but stuck with it to see if I could salvage some entertainment from it. The second year reflected an anime I never gave a chance to, not even an episode when it first came out. The third year was on a sequel to an anime that I was frustrated and dissatisfied with and was originally planning on skipping. Here, for my 2014 version about giving an anime a chance, I look back at a greatly admired, highly acclaimed, and universally respected anime that I never made an effort to watch in my many years of watching anime. For Day 8, I will reflect upon watching Mushishi, and how that watching this renowned anime was one of the highlights of my year.

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Autumn 2014 – First Impressions (Part 4)

shirobako-01-ema-key_animator-artist-drawing-anime_studio-concentratingThis post reviews: Parasyte (Kiseijuu), Garo: Honoo no Kokuin, Shirobako, Ore Twintail ni Narimasu and Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso.

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