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Review of Chivalry of a Failed Knight Episode 12: The Measure of a Man and Stella’s Backhand

Quick SummaryIn Chivalry of a Failed Knight episode 12, “Another One: The Uncrowned Sword King II,” Mamoru Akaza tells the director that Ikki Kurogane somehow missed the car to bring him from the detention center to the arena. Of course, the reality was very different. Though Ikki was, exhausted and malnourished, he still somehow managed to run almost […]

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Review: Fruits Basket Episode 25 – Best in Show

Quick SummaryIn Fruits Basket episode 25, “Summer Will Be Here Soon,” those involved with the heart-wrenching events of the previous episode try to pull their lives back together. Kagura Shouma left without saying goodbye to Kyou Shouma. Kazuma Shouma tried to do the same thing, with Tooru Honda walking him part way home. Kyou realizes Kazuma has left and races after him. […]

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Review: To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Episode 12 – Best In Show

Quick SummaryIn To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Episode 12, “Those Who Seek,” Hank Henriette leads that attack against Centaurus and Cain Madhouse’s fortress. Hank’s coordination with sergeant Gerald Corlani was absolutely perfect — until Martin Wall, the North’s commanding officer, issues a command that changes everything. When Cain makes the full extent of his plan clear, Claude Withers and Nancy […]

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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 […]