Monthly Archives: April 2013

Aiura: Steve Jobs, Crabs, and Slice of Life

I have absolutely no idea how Steve Jobs or crabs have anything to do with this show. To be quite honest, I’d almost prefer we never find out, leaving the opening sequence of Aiura a curious non-sequitur in an otherwise … Continue reading

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Attack on Titan and Gargantia On The Verduous Planet: Big Things

Titanic. Gargantuan. The two biggest shows of the spring 2013 season could hardly have more fitting titles. Both have easily succeeded at living up to their substantial hype thus far.

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Yondemasu Yo, Azazel-san Z: A Comedy With Guts

Yondemasu Yo, Azazel-san is a comedy about the lovely little vulgarities in life – immature and depraved toilet humor, the contemptuous mockery of those deemed deserving of it, a gleeful glorification of all the worst parts of humanity, the unnecessarily … Continue reading

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OreImo S2: Here We Go Again

Ah, OreImo, how I’ve missed you. You’re still the best crappy light novel adaptation out there: a gleaming beacon of mediocrity in a sea of garbage, you’re still the same show you’ve always been.

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Hataraku Maou-sama: I’m Lovin’ It

Hataraku Maou-sama caught me completely off-guard. I wasn’t expecting much from it, as the premise isn’t really all that grabby on paper and I recently got burned on Hero/Demon King shows with Maoyuu. The promo material struck me as being … Continue reading

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The Severing Crime Edge: The Hairy Grail War

All right, finally caught up with all my spring season shows, so it’s first-impression/three-episode-test time. I’ve decided to try splitting these impressions up this time rather than lumping them all into one post. Hopefully that should make them easier for … Continue reading

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Winter 2013 Season Review

And finally, the lackluster winter season has come to an end. I haven’t had much to say these last three months, as none of the new shows really stood out to me at all. Ultmately, while a couple of the … Continue reading

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