Category Archives: Series Review

One Punch Man- Saitama’s Zero Sum Game

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One Punch Man- Saitama’s Zero Sum Game

Arguably one of the most hyped up series this season comes to a close.

My only question is, what the hell were people expecting?

No seriously, I heard about this series way before the anime was announced by my friends who were talking about it and I gained slight interest in the series, read a few chapters, and the likes. I knew from the moment I heard the title and the concept that this series would be predictable but in a good way, a real cathartic, the bully gets completely blown the fuck out sort of way. What I can’t seem to understand is, what in the world were people expecting this to be?

And why is it so popular?

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Shomin Sample- Of thighs and muscles

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Shomin Sample- Of thighs and muscles

The last of Silver Link’s trio of “one-sided budget focus for Rakudai” comes to a close.

With the trio of Battle Harems done, we can move on to less serious topics, although, One Punch Man will probably be looked at a bit more critically given its enormous popularity. Let’s take it easy for now with this one, this will be way less

I actually don’t have anything explanatory or clever to say in the beginning so let’s not waste any time. But allow me to say: This series was practically made for me.

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Fall 2015 Harem Challenge Part 3: Anti-Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon- Silver Link’s Guide on Wasted Potential

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Fall 2015 Harem Challenge Part 3: Anti-Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon- Silver Link’s Guide on Wasted Potential

Here it is, the final contender for our Harem Challenge, Anti Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon.

And before anyone asks, yes I skipped a week of episodes but oh well, not much worth mentioning happened.

Normally, Light novel adaptations that are rushed never bother me. This is primarily because I don’t read that many light novels because I am aware through my own research and experiences to know that most of them are honestly the same. Even through my friends am I told that some light novels are completely beyond help and I have begun to despise the very setting “reincarnating in a different” world setting, as well as the RPG-ish setting with stat buffs and the likes. Truth be told, the main problem lies with actual translation works as well, with some of the things I’d want to read not being translated or something similar. So it’s safe to say, most of the time, I’m indifferent to LN adaptations.

To the best of my abilities, I will try to be unbiased as possible. But even so, there’s a lot to discuss. So what in the hell went wrong? Well let’s get down to it.

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Fall 2015 Triple Harem Challenge Part 2: Rakudai Kishi no Chivalry- Because Cavalry makes no sense

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Fall 2015 Triple Harem Challenge Part 2: Rakudai Kishi no Chivalry- Because Cavalry makes no sense

Welcome to the 2nd entry into the Fall 2015 Harem Challenge and this time, we’ve got Rakudai Kishi up next on the chopping block. The series is well acclaimed but I feel like it is that way for mostly the wrong reasons. I actually read the series beforehand, albeit, in manga form until I went off and read the actual novels so I do have some hint of knowledge on the series.

So let’s not waste any time and get right into it, where does Rakudai stand in the Fall challenge?

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Fall 2015 Triple Harem Challenge Part 1: The Asterisk War- The Academy City upon Snails

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Fall 2015 Triple Harem Challenge Part 1: The Asterisk War- The Academy City upon Snails

The first of the three “battle harems” this season comes to a close and we prepare for the 2nd cour.

I’m out of practice with starting these posts out with some clever quips, but I’ll try my best for this one. Better for me to have something half-decent for this one while I work on getting something wordy and clever for the other two. That fact alone should suggest something about this series.

It should go without saying that I’m fairly worn out on these battle harem shows and I only started watching the one’s this season to partake in the community-made challenge, affectionately called The Harem Challenge. So where does Asterisk fall under this? Let’s find out.

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Fall Anime 2015 Weeks 9

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Fall Anime 2015 Weeks 9

One Punch Man and Shomin Sample take it for this week with tearjerking heroism and more KING ARTHUR.

The Harem Trio still remains decidedly biased but even I know some shoddy things when I see it.

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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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