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12 Days of Anime (2015) – Day 8 – Giving a Sequel a Chance (Even Though I Never Watched the Original)

soukyuu_no_fafner_dead_aggressor_exodus-08-festum-azazel_type_walker-mark_nicht-mark_sein-mech-alien-red_sun-showdownDay 8 of my 12 Days of Anime has traditionally been reserved for recalling an experience in which I watch an anime that I normally wouldn’t watch. For reference, the four previous versions of my Day 8 posts have been:

The posts all share a common theme in which I watch and enjoy an anime that usually would otherwise be rejected or dismissed due to my exclusion criteria for anime. Sometimes, I don’t watch an anime because it looks bad or because I forgot about. Other times, I don’t watch an anime because the first season was disappointing or I never got around to watching one of those anime classics. This year, I’m going to remember an experience where I watched the second season to an anime franchise without watching the first series or the movie in between TV broadcasts. Yes, I’ve never really done that before, jumping into a franchise in the middle of its run, but without the time or energy to catch up on the originals, this was my really my only chance to stay current with the anime while it aired. And in case you didn’t figure it out yet, either from the context of the post or the screenshot above, the anime is Soukyuu no Fafner – Dead Aggressor: Exodus.

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Autumn 2015 – First Impressions (Part 1)

shingeki_kyojin_chuugakkou-01-sasha-onigiri-eating-rice-comedy-chibi-cuteThis post reviews: Hacka Doll The Animation, Kagewani, Heavy Object, and Shingeki! Kyojin Chuugakkou.

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Summer 2015 – Week 13 Anime Review

gakkou_gurashi-12-yuki-graduation-happy-excited-cute-moe-blush-no_hat-pig_tails-alternative_hairstyleLast week: two things I wish they did more of in Gakkou Gurashi, celebrating the rural setting of Non Non Biyori Repeat, deliberating the lack of anime voice acting roles in Sore ga Seiyuu!, and the lack of Maya Matsumoto in the finale of Working!!!.

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Summer 2015 – Week 12 Anime Review

working_s3-12-yamada-yamada_is_happy-yamada_is_great-all_hail_yamadaHello again. For Week 12: my ideas on where I wanted Rokka no Yuusha to go following the mystery, thoughts on the erased timelines in Charlotte, issues with the classroom in Classroom Crisis, and appreciating Hotaru’s character more in Non Non Biyori Repeat.

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Summer 2015 – Week 8 Anime Review

wakaba_girl-08-nao-wakaba-moeko-mao-chibi-comedy-surprise-cuteThis week: why combining business with school has failed for Classroom Crisis, highlighting a major weakness for Chamo in Rokka no Yuusha, similarities between the Orihara family with the Araragi family for Durarara!!x2 Ten, and major changes (again) in the OP for Gakkou Gurashi.

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Summer 2015 – Week 7 Anime Review

gangsta-07-nina-nurse-happy-laughing-smiling-sunnyThis week: reading between the lines of Miki’s decision and her subsequent character development in Gakkou Gurashi, criticisms over the number of disrupting flashbacks in Gangsta., complaints over the expansion of Hajime’s breasts in Gatchaman Crowds Insight, and chuckling at how Charlotte handles Ayumi’s “death”.

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Summer 2015 – Week 5 Anime Review

rokka_no_yuusha-05-chamo-bored-tired-frog_outfit-cattail-typhaWhenever Week 5 was: zombie behavior and possible social criticisms in Gakkou Gurashi, disappointment with the setting for Classroom Crisis, thoughts on the barrier in Rokka no Yuusha, and questions about the potential invasion of privacy with the cameras in Joukamachi no Dandelion.

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