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Winter 2015 Harem Break Down- World Break, Fafnir, Shinmai, and Duo

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Winter 2015 Harem Break Down- World Break, Fafnir, Shinmai, and Duo

So let’s break this down. We had a whopping total of 6 harem series this season and I happened to watch 4 of them. There was Saenai and Isuca but I ignored both and decided to at least get some half-assed action and I was greeted with these four that stand to be judged. Anyone who paid attention to me knows which I hate the least but oh well, let’s get down to it.

I don’t even feel like using pictures so 3 small walls of text await you.

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(Mini) Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu Review: Quality Assurance

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(Mini) Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu Review: Quality Assurance

It’s what happened to Date A Live II.

My first experience with Twintails came from stumbling upon it’s high quality art in my usual raid through multiple image boards. When I heard it was getting an anime, I didn’t know what to think of it since I was never the one for genderbend. I will admit though, (and believe it or not, even with my poor coverage) I enjoyed it.

Now the only problem remains within the studio that got this out.

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Shingeki no Bahamut: Genesis Review- The Afro, the Pomp, and the Hungry

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Shingeki no Bahamut: Genesis Review- The Afro, the Pomp, and the Hungry

The wild ride comes to a close.

So ever since I saw Chaika’s Season 1 end, I saw the rise in number of these fantasy shows that finally decided to move away from highschools. Granted, a lot of them were some harems, I still enjoyed the fact we wouldn’t be see any “student council presidents” and the likes for a bit. Hell, considering what I watched this entire season, I don’t think a single highschool series got in this time. Ain’t that just quaint. Strange to think that this series happens to be one of the most entertaining things I watched this season, and probably this year.

So how in the world did a card game do it? Stay awhile, you may learn something.

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Hitsugi no Chaika: Avenging Battle- The End of Chaika

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Hitsugi no Chaika: Avenging Battle- The End of Chaika

The journey comes to an end.

I was going to delay this a bit more compared to the other series because of the infamous BONES original ending thing going on and since the final episode’s air date was close to the release date of Volume 11, I wanted to wait out for spoilers before I tackled the anime series in general. Someone was kind enough to link me to a summary of events in Volume 11 so I think I’m ready to talk about Hitsugi no Chaika: Avenging Battle, as well as the series in general.

Massive spoilers ahead but you probably want to know what actually happens.

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Space Dandy- That Dandiest of Them All

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Space Dandy- That Dandiest of Them All

Saturdays won’t be quite the same without Viva Namida or X-Dimension.

When I heard that Shinichiro Watanabe was going to directing yet another series, I was surprised that it involve the space setting once again. I was expecting something around the lines of his usual works that combined a setting and a musical theme to provide a contrasting world but either way, I was happy he was back into the industry.

I was puzzled though. Space Dandy’s premise seemed like nothing to brag about. It just simply read “A Dandy in space”. With this in mind, I had no idea what to expect. Thankfully enough, I got more than I expected.

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Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance Review- Where’s the Blade Dance?

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Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance Review- Where’s the Blade Dance?

Torturing myself every season has its fun parts when I get to laugh with my friends on how bad these are.

Every season I need my dose of generally mediocre adaptation of a light novel series that more than often is a harem series. There was a joke going around that Seirei Tsukai no Blade Dance would be the series that would kill and succeed the likes of Infinite Stratos and Date A Live. Now, the former can be outdone by nearly any sort of harem but some of you should know I hold DAL in some respectable regard. Seeing as though Blade Dance had 10+ volumes and how Light had been keeping up with it, I generally though it wouldn’t be bad.

I was sort of wrong.

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 3: Stardust Crusaders- The Road to Egypt

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 3: Stardust Crusaders- The Road to Egypt

Only half of the journey is over.

I was extremely biased towards Part 1 and 2’s adaptations that I really never gave any of them a full talk about them back then. Part 3 however is the most widespread part of the series and is also the most iconic so I figured I should give my two-cents on the adaptation. This post shall be a quick recap of the final episode and my thoughts on the adaptation so far and my expectations for the coming conclusion.

Side note: Dandy and SAO are up while Blade Dance will be a two parter.

The real ride begins January

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