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Review of Chivalry of a Failed Knight Episode 11: Touka Feeds a Multitude and Of a Mouse and a Man

Quick SummaryIn Chivalry of a Failed Knight episode 11, “Another One: The Uncrowned Sword King I,” Ikki Kurogane meets with the school’s director, Kurono Shinguuji, who warns him that politics are afoot. Later, Ikki and Stella Vermillion visit the student council, where they see an expected side of Touka Toudou. Then Touka feeds many children, with Ikki’s, Stella’s, […]

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Review: Fire Force Episode 10: The Captain’s Council and the Joker’s Wild

Quick SummaryIn Fire Force episode 10, “The Promise,” Akitaru Oubi, Hibana, and the other Fire Force Special Company captains are called to a meeting with the Tokyo Empire’s Emperor Raffles III. Shinra Kusakabe and Tamaki Kotatsu must attend because of their involvement in the incident with Rekka Hoshimiya. In the meeting, the emperor confirms what Rekka had told Shinra. […]

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Review: To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Episode 11 – Best In Show

Quick SummaryIn To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Episode 11, “The Start of Troubles Ahead,” much to Nancy Schaal Bancroft  and Liza Renecastle’s consternation, Claude seems intent on treating Hank Henriette as a prisoner of war. That includes threats of torture! Fortunately for Hank (or for Claude, depending on how Hank would really have reacted to said torture), Claude receives orders to join the […]

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Review of Chivalry of a Failed Knight Episode 10: More than a Valiant Attempt and the Gloves Come Off

Quick SummaryIn Chivalry of a Failed Knight episode 10, “Witch of the Deep Ocean V.S. Raikiri,” Shizuku Kurogane faces off against Touka Toudou. We got to see the latter in action against the stone golems in the previous episode. We haven’t seen Shizuku in full combat, but what can she possibly do against the massive power Touka […]

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Review: Fire Force Episode 9: Thinking on his Feet and The Bell Tolled

Quick SummaryIn Fire Force episode 9, “The Spreading Malice,” Shinra Kusakabe discovers that Rekka Hoshimiya wasn’t even mostly dead. In fact, he was very much alive. He was also highly displeased with how Shinra had driven his head through the floor. With Tamaki Kotatsu still unable to fight, and with Arthur Boyle nowhere to be seen, it’s all up to […]

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Review: Astra Lost in Space Episode 10 – Best In Show

Quick SummaryIn Astra Lost in Space episode 10,  “Culprit,” the crew use their knowledge of history to compare notes with Polina Livinskaya, since they now know their home planet, Astra, is not the home planet Polina was expecting (Earth). The histories are practically identical up to the Cuban Missile Crisis, which unfolded very differently according to Astra’s […]

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Review: To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Episode 10 – Best In Show

Quick SummaryIn To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Episode 10, “Two Oaths,” Roy/Garm barely eludes Claude’s troops, who continue to pursue him with their advanced technology. They are dismayed when Roy comes up with very effective counter measures. Meanwhile, Nancy Schaal Bancroft sees Hank Henriette fall into the canyon. Will she be able to find him? If she does, will […]

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Review of Chivalry of a Failed Knight Episode 09: That’s Not a Vacation and Lightning Does Strike Twice

Quick SummaryIn Chivalry of a Failed Knight episode 9, “Princess’ Vacation,” Stella Vermillion is excited to be going on a vacation to the school’s training facility with Ikki Kurogane, her boyfriend. School director Kurono Shinguuji set up the trip, and you might suspect she had an ulterior motive. You would be right. Stella and Ikki arrived at the […]