Monthly Archives: October 2013

Fall 2013 First Impressions: NoitaminA Returns

It’s been a pretty dead year for the noitaminA block this year. The winter saw two carry-overs from 2012. Spring was a rerun of Katanagatari. It wasn’t until summer’s charming Silver Spoon adaptation that we started to get anything new, … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 First Impressions: Bands of Misfits

What is anime, really, if not a means through which to throw scores upon scores wack-job characters with outlandish powers and even more outlandish personalities in a just-as-much outlandish premise at you faster than you can hope to process even … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 First Impressions: Meh-chanical Mondays

And here I am almost two weeks after my last post finally getting around to this one. This is why my previous first impression posts never came out till about week 4. Anyway, as I said last time, we’re moving … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 First Impressions: All Sorts of Sports

This is turning out to be quite the season for fans of sports anime. Not only do we have five sports series coming out at the same time, but each one of them is about a different sport. We’ve got … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 First Impressions: Adding Some Color To The Weekend

First wave of light novel adaptations out of the way, it’s time to move on to something more colorful. The weekend brought with it a few potential sleeper hits, in addition to its heaping helping of sports anime. (Just don’t … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 First Impressions: I Watched A Bunch Of Light Novel Adaptations, But They Weren’t Very Good So I Dropped Them!

Light novel adaptations and I haven’t really gotten along very well since they stopped being like Boogiepop, Kino’s Journey, Baccano, Durarara, etc., and started being more like I Want To Do Icky Yucky Things To My Big Brother But I … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 First Impressions: A Touch of Romance

As the fall season has been rather frontloaded, so has been my first impressions series. With all the biggest shows released in the earliest days of the season, things get noticeably more low-key from here on out. Interestingly, the shows … Continue reading

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