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Sword Art Online II Episode 4- First 5 minutes, does 2 “impossible” things

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Sword Art Online II Episode 4- First 5 minutes, does 2 “impossible” things

The game finally begins, and Kirito already accomplishes two things deemed “impossible”. How far will the perfect human being go this series?

At least we’re going at a slow, developed pace with some explanations going around. Hell, I hear we won’t see too much of Asuna either so that’s always a great thing. So while you may consider the slow pace to be boring, it’s sort of nice getting some actual explanations. Even so, I hear GGO isn’t all that great but oh well, as long as Asuna doesn’t show up, I’ll be keeping up since I like Miyuki Sawashiro.

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 3: Stardust Crusaders Episode 17- Beatdown

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 3: Stardust Crusaders Episode 17- Beatdown

I’ve waited years for this moment and I was not disappointed.

Steely Dan’s dickish moves finally reach its glorious end when Jotaro delivers a satisfying barrage of absolute pain in form of a 22-second combo of ORA ORA. Many people agree that this fight is the beginning of the part where Stardust Crusaders actually gets good. I can agree with that as we’re in for a joke of a fight next week while we will most likely see one of the even more memorable fights in the series. After that, we’re almost toward Egypt where the fights get even better. Truly a time to be a live for a Jojo fan.

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Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance Episode 2- Gotta go Fast

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Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance Episode 2- Gotta go Fast

The series doesn’t disappoint when it comes to delivering things I have seen many times. Opening up a post with this sort of attitude doesn’t really help anybody but if anything, goes to show how tiring it gets watching things like this. I watch plenty of bad shows and every season I watch a harem but Blade Dance is seriously testing me.

It’s not all that but stuff like Machine Doll and the likes had something going for itself with some unusual gimmick whilst Blade Dance is a merge between IS and any RPG ever. Oh well, I don’t like dropping stuff too much so we’ll forge on no matter how dumber it gets. I was first promised a decent main character but judging from the artworks of the LN’s, I don’t see anything different from the average harem lead. Hell, he doesn’t even look badass either. The focus goes on to the girls’ looks that they don’t even bother making him look cool with all those swords.

I’m sorry for you reading and for me writing this.

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Sword Art Online II Episode 3- Development and depth? In SAO?

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Sword Art Online II Episode 3- Development and depth? In SAO?

So my question from last episode is answered and I will honestly say that I expected this sort of problem that Sinon, or rather, Asada Shino is facing.

So just because of actual backstory and having a motivation that goes beyond just playing a game instantly makes her a more likable character then nearly everyone in the cast already. What wonders backstories and actual motivation do to a character eh? However, that’s not saying much since Sinon will inevitably fall for Kirito instead of the nice, considerate guy who showed up this episode.

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Space Dandy 2 Episode 2&3- Grim Fandango and So long and thanks for the fish

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Space Dandy 2 Episode 2&3- Grim Fandango and So long and thanks for the fish

Well my fears come alive as the following 2 episodes of Space Dandy are very hit or miss types of episodes. I guess parts of it were good but they just happen to end us as regular episodes. Regular has its own definition when it comes to describing Dandy but episodes without too many kinds of emotional moments or amazing scenes don’t really tend to get me. I realize that it’s part of its charm but once again, it’s hit or miss for a lot of people.

Either way, this is a two-parter recap so let’s not waste anytime. I will say these will be rather short.

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 3: Stardust Crusaders Episode 16- Magic Stand Bus

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 3: Stardust Crusaders Episode 16- Magic Stand Bus

Well I guess I have to wait a week before the famous scene comes up.

I don’t particularly remember Steely Dan’s fight being long enough to be a two-parter but the episode has convinced me otherwise. Looks like they really did need two episodes to get it done. I believe around 3-4 Tarot Stand users are left before we arrive at Egypt a little over a month’s time since there is definitely going to be two-parter fights again before we get to Egypt.

With that said, let’s cover the rather short episode of Steely Dan and the Lovers.

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Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance Episode 1- This looks awfully familiar

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Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance Episode 1- This looks awfully familiar

This is seasonal harem but damn, they’re not holding back with the cliche fest. Probably wrong of me to think this way because what is a harem series without any cliches? However, I’m seeing a lot more male leads with the hidden background, extremely powerful but misunderstood type these days. The craze seemingly following Mahouka’s trainwreck of an adaptation with introducing characters that go through very little development since they are developed by a backstory instead of doing anything meaningful as the story actually progresses.

But shit, who am I kidding, it’s anime. It’s a medium to make money and girls do that, they could care less how their story and character development goes.

Let’s get right to it shall we?

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