Review of Fairy gone Episode 07: Intensifying Politics and In the Field Again

Quick SummaryIn Fairy gone episode 7, “Stubborn Blacksmith and Biased Rabbit,” the one-hundredth anniversary of the war’s ending draws ever closer, and more of the new artificial fairy models are “malfunctioning.” A long-brewing feud between the military and Ministry of Fairy Affairs is coming to a head: who should investigate the problem and take responsibility for […]

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The ‘Make it Anime’ Tag!

The aniblogging community is fantastic. Many sites (even this one, not to toot my own horn, which is a strange phrase if you think about it, because who else’s horn would I toot?) publish lists of others’ blog posts just to draw attention to them. Other bloggers nominate each other for interesting and cool tags, […]


Review of Arpeggio of Blue Steel – Ars Nova – Episode 6: Tragic Misunderstandings and a Cry for Help

Quick SummaryIn Arpeggio of Blue Steel – Ars Nova – episode 6, “Arpeggio of Blue Steel,” soldiers invade the mansion where Makie Osakabe lives. Haruna tries to stop the soldiers, but when Makie sees the Mental Model in action, she recoils — but not for the reason Haruna and Kirishima assumed. Grief overwhelming her, Haruna sends Kirishima off with […]

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Review: One Punch Man Episode Season 2 Episode 05 – Best in Show

Quick SummaryIn One Punch Man Season 2 Episode 05 (a.k.a., episode 17), “The Martial Arts Tournament,” while Saitama good-naturedly endures slights and scorns from some of the martial arts contestants, Centichoro continues his rampage. But Centichoro is not alone. Score of other monsters have attacked the cities simultaneously, and the Hero Association finds itself on its heels. Can Metal Bat defeat Garou […]

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Review: Midnight Occult Civil Servants Episode 05 – Best in Show

Quick SummaryIn Midnight occult civil servants episode 5, “The Parallel World Elevator of the City Hall Observation Deck,” Arata Miyako, Kyouichi Sakaki, and Seo Himezuka receive an assignment to track down why people who take an elevator to the City Hall observation deck either disappear or lose their memories! Kyouichi finds a clue from an old friend who no longer […]


Review of Fairy gone Episode 05: Goodbye’s Second Try and a Welcome Party

Quick SummaryIn Fairy gone episode 5, “Black Moon and Lost Child’s Song,” Mariya Noel is greatly relieved that her old friend Veronica Thorne has come back to save her. But her relief turns to panic as their foe Jonathan Passpierre turns out to be dangerously capable. Can even the two of them together take him down? Meanwhile, Free Underbar finds that Patricia […]