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Review of Chivalry of a Failed Knight Episode 07: Stella’s Burden and You Can’t Fool Your Soul

Quick SummaryIn Chivalry of a Failed Knight episode 7, “Sword Eater II,” Ikki Kurogane agrees to meet Ayase Ayatsuji in the middle of the night, even though Alice Arisuin warned him it was a trap. Alice was right — Ayase tricked Ikki into using his Itto Shura so he couldn’t use it again in their match later that day. ikki and […]

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Review: Fruits Basket Episode 20 – Best in Show

Quick SummaryIn Fruits Basket episode 20, “I Can’t Believe You Picked It Up,” Tooru Honda faces her greatest challenge yet: Hiro Shouma, a young man who is Kisa Shouma’s close friend. After Kisa stays overnight at Shigure Shouma’s house to watch DVDs with Tooru, Hiro barges into Tooru’s life and steals her pocketbook — with her mom’s picture in it. Kyou […]

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Review: Fire Force Episode 6: The Shape of a Flower and the Hero’s Stretch Goals

Quick SummaryIn Fire Force episode 6, “The Spark of Promise,” Shinra Kusakabe arrives at Princess Hibana’s palace. After running over a speed bump (otherwise known as another team of 5th Angels Three), he finds Hibana with Iris, who begs Shinra to leave. Iris, after all, knows how powerful Hibana is. Shinra tries to attack, but Hibana extinguishes his flames […]

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Review: Fire Force Episode 5: The Best of Intentions and Sooner Than Later

Quick SummaryIn Fire Force episode 5, “The Battle Begins,” Shinra Kusakabe grew concerned about Iris because she was obviously trying to hide something — something that’s bothering her. He’s right to be concerned, because that night, she went alone to visit Princess Hibana, captain of the fifth Special Fire Brigade. Hibana is none too pleased to see her […]

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Review: To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Episode 06 – Best In Show

Quick SummaryIn To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Episode 06, “The King of Beasts,” Hank Henriette decided to accept the invitation from Cain Madhouse, in part because he wanted to rescue Nancy Schaal Bancroft and in part because of his mission. Meanwhile, Claude and his troops discover evidence that Cain is in the vicinity. They, too, converge on the dinner […]

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Review of Chivalry of a Failed Knight Episode 05: Rise of the Sensei and I Have No Idea!

Quick SummaryIn Chivalry of a Failed Knight episode 5, “The Experience of the Princess,” Stella Vermillion can’t help but fret. She’s been dating Ikki Kurogane for two weeks, and he hasn’t made any move. She’s beginning to worry if there’s something wrong with her! It doesn’t help that a group of girls approaches Ikki and asks him to teach […]