Category Archives: Summer 2013

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya: I Shoot Magical Missiles into the Darkness

As I return from my trip and Kelloggs prepares to head off on his to the Gates of Mordor Arizona, it is time for me to actually create some content for this blog and address the anime that is Fate/kalied … Continue reading

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Love Lab 06-07: It’s Raining Men

After word first leaked out that the animation for episode seven of Love Lab was well below the standards set by the first six episodes I expected to be using this space to write about how Love Lab once again … Continue reading

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Makai Ouji – Devils and Realist 4: I should watch more Natsume Yuujinchou

When we last left our protagonist William Twining, he discovered that in addition to devils, there was also a religious order targeting him due to his status as the descendant of King Solomon. Makai Ouji: Devils and Realist takes a … Continue reading

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Love Lab 05: For Every Action…

One step forward one step back seems to be the rule for Love Lab these days. Every time I start to trust that the people making this know what they’re doing there’s another misstep.

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Watamote 04: The Best Laid Plans….

Sometimes your best plans don’t work out the way you had in mind. Sometimes your best plans weren’t very good plans in the first place.

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Love Lab 04: Let’s Get Together Yeah Yeah Yeah

Finally we get the whole student council assembled. The question is, does the complete group work? – Well, not in the sense of getting any actual student council work done – but in terms of comedy? Yes and no.

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Commentary: Rule of Three

This summer in anime was marked by an inconceivable occurrence: not one but four series received a third season broadcast, at least two of which we never expected to see in the seasonal lineup ever again, namely: Rozen Maiden Zurückspulen, … Continue reading

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