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Review of Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka Episode 6: Mia Cyrus Visits Japan and a Tanabata Miracle

Quick SummaryIn Magical Girl Spec-Ops Askuka episode 6, “Wish Upon a Star,” Sayako Hata invites her friends to a study session at her home, and Asuka Ootorii arrives first. After a quiet conversation where Asuka begins to open up, Kurumi Mugen and Nozomi Makino arrive, and Kurumi is frantic. Why? Did the Disas attack? Not exactly… Later, at the Tanabata festival, Asuka meets […]

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Review of The Promised Neverland Episode 6: Poking the Bear and the Enemy of My Enemy

Welcome to the collaboration review of The Promised Neverland episode 6, “311045” between this site (you do know that you’re on Crow’s World of Anime, don’t you?) and Irina’s I Drink and Watch Anime. If you haven’t watched episode 6, you should probably do that before reading this review. Seriously. Because there will be spoilers! I’ll be […]

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Caw Out Award: Most Compact and Happiest (Yet Most Restrained) Strategic Weapon of the Season

You know how tactical weapons are like assault rifles and machine guns? Militaries use the to fight against other military units. They’re effective on an enemy that’s about your same size — human sized, for example! And you know how a strategic weapons are like thermonuclear missiles? Used to destroy countries or planets at a time? Well, […]

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Review of Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka Episode 5: Rapture Back in the Groove and It’s the Little Things…

Quick SummaryIn Magical Girl Spec-Ops Askuka episode 5, “A Very Realistic Way of Dealing with a Problem,” Asuka Ootorii goes head to head against the two Russian operatives, who, as she learns to her chagrin, are well-trained in two-man combat. Can she win with the odds stacked against her? Especially since she’s out of practice? Meanwhile, Abigail closes […]

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Review of The Devil Is a Part-Timer Episode 6: The Long Arm of the Church and the Scary — Game Console?

Quick SummaryIn The Devil is a Part-Timer episode 6, “The Devil Climbs the Stairway to School,” Hanzou Urushihara (previously known as Lucifer) tells Sadao Maou and Shirou Ashiya that he has found a possible source of magic: a “haunted” room in a high school. It’s attended by none other than Chiho Sasaki, who is pleased that she can take […]

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Review of Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka Episode 4: A Cold Diplomatic Decision and the Value of Teamwork

Quick SummaryIn Magical Girl Spec-Ops Askuka episode 4, “Babel Brigade – Combat Begins,” Abigail and her two Russian henchmen/sorcerers prepare to torture Nozomi Makino. Their goal? Ostensibly take revenge for the police torturing the captured terrorist. But the real reason is even more insidious. Asuka Ootorii, meeting with Yoshiaki Iizuka, demands to know why the police […]

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Review of The Devil Is a Part-Timer Episode 5: A Barely Foreseen Betrayal and The Devil Put His Foot Down

Quick SummaryIn The Devil is a Part-Timer episode 5, “The Devil and the Hero Save Sasazuka,” Sadao Maou, Emi Yusa, and Shirou Ashiya learn the identity of their attacker, and it’s an old acquaintance. That old acquaintance brought a friend along, and the friend’s identity nearly breaks Emi’s heart. How did they get to Earth from Ente Isla? How […]

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Review of Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka Episode 3: A Jealous Nurse and the Enemy Makes a Move

Quick SummaryIn Magical Girl Spec-Ops Askuka episode 3, “A More Terrible War,” Kurumi Mugen, having transferred to the same school as Asuka Ootorii, seems less than thrilled to learn that Asuka is already friends with Sayako Hata and Nozomi Makino. Jealously, maybe? Kurumi saying that Asuka is her “goddess” seems to lend credibility to that theory! Nozomi is a cheerful sort […]