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Review of Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka Episode 9: An Impractical General and the Assault Begins

Quick SummaryIn Magical Girl Spec-Ops Askuka episode 9, “The Lid of Hell,” Yoshiaki Iizuka has to recall Asuka Ootorii and Kurumi Mugen from their field trip, but he had a good reason: They have to provide security for Spirit World representative conference. They meet Mia Cyrus and Tamara Volkova, two fellow Magical Girls, and Asuka’s reaction surprised all of them — […]

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Review of Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka Episode 8: Kurumi’s Choices and the Enduring Power of Tribe

Quick SummaryIn Magical Girl Spec-Ops Askuka episode 8, “You’ll Surely be a Wonderful Magical Girl,” Chisato Yonamine’s father tries to sell his underage daughter to a brothel but is thwarted by a law-abiding proprietor. Unfortunately for her, her father turns abusive. Unfortunately for him, Giess showed up and wanted to talk to Chisato — alone. Kurumi Mugen […]

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Review of The Devil Is a Part-Timer Episode 9: Restaurant Wars and Rika, the Drunk Old Man

Quick SummaryIn The Devil is a Part-Timer episode 9, “The Hero Experiences a Fray,” Emi Yusa’s friend Rika Suzuki hears the Hero and Assassin Suzuno Kamazuki talking about Sadao Maou. Of course, Rika misunderstands what they’re talking about and demands to visit Sadao right that minute so she can judge him for herself. They stop to talk strategy at Sentucky Fried […]

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Review of Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka Episode 7: Just Another Hour and That’s One Way to Disarm an Opponent

Quick SummaryIn Magical Girl Spec-Ops Askuka episode 7, “Magical Girl Development Unit,” Asuka Ootorii remembers the terrible final hours of the Disas war, when the weight of command nearly crushed her. Tamara Volkova, a.k.a., Phoenix, talked her into holding herself together one more hour to give the remaining Magical Girls a chance to defeat the Disas […]

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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, […]