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6 Year Anniversary and the Opportunity to Write about the Autumn 2016 Anime Season

needless-14-setsuna-shoujo_butai-looking_back-smiling-confident-cuteToday is a time to rejoice as we celebrate six years of Avvesione’s Anime Blog.  And while I typically use this post as an excuse to post screenshots of Setsuna from Needless to write about my lessons in anime or blogging from the previous year, I find myself lacking in subjects or ideas that weren’t communicated in years passed.  But I suppose I should consider myself fortunate for reserving the time to pen a post; this is just my fourth post in the last seven months.  Or perhaps more sobering truth of my current situation: in my first 3 years I published exactly 500 posts, whereas in the last 3 years I have only completed 139.

Really, I’d love nothing more than to continue to write about anime and to discuss anime with others, but it’s nearly impossible to find the time these days.  Instead of doing the usual for my anniversary posts, I’ll do what I’ve longed to do these last few months and write about the Autumn 2016 anime season!

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Spring 2015 – First Impressions (Part 3)

ore_monogatari-01-takeo-reaction_face-cheesecake-shock-amazementThis post reviews: Ore Monogatari!!, Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku, Punchline, Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo, and Ninja Slayer From Animation.

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Winter 2013 – Week 12 Anime Review

shin_sekai_yori-25-saki-library-adult-future-36_years_old-finaleThis week: appreciating the evolution of Akane’s character in Psycho-Pass, thoughts on how others face anxiety and pressure in Chihayafuru 2, the perspective and surprise of tricks in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, and thinking about the story going full circle in Zetsuen no Tempest.

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Winter 2013 – Week 9 Anime Review

chihayafuru_2-08- tsukuba-kanade-chihaya-taichi-nishida-wow-surprise-karuta-tournament-comedyThis week: thoughts on why the antagonists of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure are so brilliant, why the arrival of Juju has significantly improved Sasami-san@Ganbaranai, rationalizing that the Dark Faction in Senran Kagura is more kindhearted than the good guys, and the balanced use of success and failure in Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo.

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Winter 2013 – Week 6 Anime Review

psycho_pass-16-akane-protagonist-tears-crying-emotion-blush-justiceThis week: Robotics;Notes losing credibility, identifying with a character in Chihayafuru 2, the decentralization of the township in Shin Sekai Yori, the distinctive and original school uniforms in Tamako Market and why Zetsuen no Tempest is a fanservice anime.

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Winter 2013 – Week 2 Anime Review

little_busters!-14-riki-mio-parasol-magic-distant-alone-clouds-sky-emptyThis week: an analogy between the war and the Crusades in Maoyuu Maou Yuusha, the unpopulated, empty world of Sasami-san@Ganbaranai, the damage and durability of the karuta cards in Chihayafuru 2, and thoughts on the criminalization of artists in Psycho-Pass.

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Winter 2013 – First Week Impressions (Part 1)

senran_kagura-01-katsuragi-ninja-playful-happy-hands-fondling-boobsThis post reviews: Maoyuu Maou Yuusha, Senran Kagura, Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman and Amnesia.

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