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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: Dr. Stone Episode 06 – Best In Show

Quick SummaryIn Dr. Stone episode 06, “Two Nations of the Stone World,” Taiju Ooki and Yuzuriha Ogawa apply the thawing liquid to the remains of the stone on the back of Senkuu’s neck. Will the extraordinary restorative power of the stone’s removal bring him back to life? Meanwhile, their gunpowder blast alerted other humans to their presence. One of those […]

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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 […]

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Review: Fire Force Episode 4: The Princess of Hedonism and Emphasis on the “Soldier”

Quick SummaryIn Fire Force episode 4, “The Hero and the Princess,” a former Fire Solider is acquitted of the murders he obviously committed, but instead of celebrating, he bursts into flame and becomes an Infernal — an Infernal who is utterly self-aware! Fire Company 8 heads out, and Shinra Kusakabe and Arthur Boyle arrive first. They are astonished […]

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Review: Astra Lost in Space Episode 05 – Best In Show

Quick SummaryIn Astra Lost in Space episode 05, “Paradise,” everyone in the crew thanked Yun-hua Lu for helping them survive until Kanata Hoshijima had gotten back with the antidote. She was almost overwhelmed, and it didn’t help that Quitterie Raffaeli called her “mega cute!” But she celebrated her newfound confidence by asking Luca Esposito to give her a haircut, which […]