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Nisekoi Episode 15- Don’t be a fool to think these keys will have any relevance in the next 70 chapters

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Nisekoi Episode 15- Don’t be a fool to think these keys will have any relevance in the next 70 chapters

More antics with Marika. They’ve got 5 episodes to get a major arc in to finish strong and like I said before, I don’t remember the manga enough to recall anything big after Marika’s introduction. I don’t plan on looking for myself since the manga is seriously trying to introduce a new heroine and bring back the key+lock storyline I forgot about it.

On other news, a rather beloved manga ended this week. TWGOK officially ended with (highlight to see) Chihiro. I personally stopped reading during the Bite The Dust/Groundhog Day sequence with young Keima repeating days so I can’t really talk about it fully. Only reason I’m mentioning this is that I wonder if Nisekoi is actually going to HAVE an end at this point…Who the hell introduces another girl 110+ chapters in? Watch when they go so far as to introduce a Korean gangster girl to the chaos. Doubtful joke because us Koreans will probably take offense if any generalizations are made about us (its happened before).

Enough complaining though. We got loads of Marika being moe so get hype.

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Black Bullet Episode 1-2: Aria minus the tsun=Acceptable

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Black Bullet Episode 1-2: Aria minus the tsun=Acceptable

Yuki Kaiji now has a chance to make himself not be a crappy protagonist. Alibaba doesn’t count because Aladdin is more of a protagonist (and he suffers less). Black Bullet is the series that eliminated other series in my watch list because it got to me first in terms of filing out the tropes list. That being said we have: Half-decent protagonist who isn’t useless, Loli who isn’t annoying as hell, Rikiya Koyama voicing the villain, and general monster killing.

So sorry other series, Black Bullet was the first to get watched and made an ever so slight change in my viewing needs to compensate my apparent losses. So let’s see where this ends up, Mahou Sensou left a bad taste in my mouth and while it won’t be hard to top it, I would like a decent series while I’m cleaning my palette.

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Date A Live II Episode 2- The Real Episode 1

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Date A Live II Episode 2- The Real Episode 1

I mentioned before that I really didn’t need to go over a recap/filler episode so I consider this to be the real start of the Date A Live for this season.

What can I say, Date A Live has my enormously biased opinion because I worship the artist Tsunako and her character designs. Its story isn’t anything new but just for the pure reason of liking the way everybody looks is the reason I love it. While it’s a shallow reason, the series has grown on me immensely during the time I had fawning over its art.

So the first season left off pretty nicely at the end of Volume 4 and now we return to Volume 5.

Looking back at this post now, I amaze myself how I can drag out such a simple series with my typing.

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 3: Stardust Crusaders Episode 3- LET’S GO!

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 3: Stardust Crusaders Episode 3- LET’S GO!

Going exactly as I feared, this episode was an explanatory episode than a fighting one. That being said, this is Jojo, where explanations themselves are outrageous and stylistically silly. With the explanation episode now out of the way, nothing is stopping the hypetrain from plowing through the chapters and beating up enemy Stand users for the next 20+ weeks.

The ending (song) definitely caught A LOT of people off guard. When you stop to think about it though, it was sad of us as a fanbase to not consider this as an option. The only problem I see with it is that Roundabout set up so much atmosphere with its opening chords but this song might have to be altered or changed if we get to the more dramatic/suspenseful parts of Part 3.

Enough talking though, I got more things to post for you guys so let’s get straight into it

(More pictures to be added)

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Nisekoi Episode 14- Wife Material Reporting In

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Nisekoi Episode 14- Wife Material Reporting In

Well she’s finally here.

She sure has some initiative for a character who had 20 minutes of screentime. Then again, that’s not really going to matter in the manga because we still got a lot of chapters to go. Hell I think they introduced yet another tease for Raku in form of his dad’s younger girlfriend who plans to live at his house. Cohabitation antics galore. (She’s their new homeroom teacher no less)

It’s not really a spoiler since they just reminded me that the lock is still relevant.

That aside, let’s dig in.

Warning: Loads of Marika ahead

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 3: Stardust Crusaders Episode 2- EMERALD SPLASH

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 3: Stardust Crusaders Episode 2- EMERALD SPLASH

I will be absolutely frank with all of you.

The hype train for Part 3′s opening was essentially in orbit by the time it aired. Unfortunately, previous hype and expectations set by Bloody Stream made it near impossible it for this opening to have any sort of chance. Not saying that the opening was bad in any case, but I think BS had itself a stylish and groovy tune that set it apart from other openings. This however sounds very common and regular in terms of “Jojo” standards. You know, with Jotaro’s dad being a parody of a jazz musician, I would have expected something jazzy but I guess not.

Not to say my expectations were completely killed, it’s still a balling opening but the only weakness I see that could fix this would be it’s chorus. The visuals and quite literally everything other than the chorus was amazing. Since this is a 2 cour series from what I’m hearing, I think it’s safe to say we’ll get another version of this or a completely new song at the halfway point.

Oh well, I’ll get used to the song and hype over it eventually but let’s get to it

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Nisekoi Episode 13- Delayed once more

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Nisekoi Episode 13- Delayed once more

I surmised that this would happen.

I’m quickly running out of this to say in front of each episode here. Most especially because I mentioned that I’ve read ahead and know exactly what happens since episode 2-3. Either way, as the title suggests the new character I mentioned does NOT show up and I’m a bit disappointed. I’m sure a bunch of people are but oh well.

But it is for certain that she will show up next week. So let’s dive into it.

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