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Taboo Tattoo Episode 4: The Meaning of Friendship in the World of Tattoos

In Taboo Tattoo’s fourth episode, Distance, Justice Akatsuka injects some much-needed realism by undergoing actual training; Bluesy Fluesy struggles against her helplessness to stop the abduction of her friend Lisa Lovelock; Akatsuka and Tōko Ichinose run roughshod over Tom Shredfield’s reasonable and helpful advice; and Bluesy confronts the kidnappers, R. R. Lurker and Iltutmish. Amazon has some Taboo Tattoo merchandise (plus another show that […]

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D.Gray-Man (HALLOW) Episode 105 (a.k.a. Episode 2): Battleground Orphanage and the Enemy Evolves!

D.Gray-Man Hallow’s second episode (also known as episode 105), Lonely Boy, begins with Allen Walker under suspicion for murder; moves on to Yu Kanda, Howard Link, and Allen on an assignment that leads them to an orphanage; and ends with an encounter with an Akuma who has, unfortunately for our heroes, learned to evolve. Interested in D.Gray-Man merchandise? Amazon […]

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Taboo Tattoo Episode 2: Fighting on Two Fronts

In Taboo Tattoo episode 2, Surprise Attack, the Selinistan Kingdom falls to a murderous hard-liner; Bluesy Fluesy makes a harsh proposal to Justice Akatsuka; Tōko Ichinose almost becomes a stalker and immediately lives to regret it; and speaking of regrets, Tom Shredfield has plenty when he answers the door. Interested in Taboo Tattoo merchandise? Check out these offerings from Amazon! What Happened […]

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Summer 2016 Preview: Crunchyroll Edition

It’s another anime season, and Crunchyroll is at it again. Crunchyroll — those villains! — have launched an all out assault on my free time. How dare they offer such a huge amount of entertainment for such a reasonable price? The pain is real-ish… In all seriousness, Crunchyroll’s Summer 2016 anime season is a lot like […]

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Spring 2016 Recap: Funimation Edition

The Spring 2016 season’s all done! Though the number of series I watched this season on Funimation is lower than previous Funimation seasons, there were some gems here, as well as one I just couldn’t bring myself to finish. Here’s my Spring 2016 Funimation wrap-up! By the way, there are spoilers below. Please don’t read this if you haven’t seen the […]

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Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Episode 12: Biba, Ikoma, and Hozumi – The Curtain Falls

In Kotetsujyo, the 12th and last episode in Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress‘ first season, Biba’s plans bear dark fruit; Mumei declares herself Hozumi, but at a cost; Ikoma fights well for a change; and Kurusu gets to (awkwardly) hold Ayame’s hand. Amazon has some great Kabaneri merchandise. Please check it out! What Happened (Spoiler Free) Biba watches […]

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Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Episode 11: The Gathering Dark

In “Burning Life,” the eleventh episode of Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, things somehow get even darker. Biba Amatori unleashes his plot on the shogun’s city Kongoukaku; Ayame has no good choice but to help him. We find out what happened to Kurusu, and it entails rope. Kajika, Kibito, and others from the Koutetsujou deal with the aftermath of Takumi’s decision at […]

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Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Episode 10: Waaaay More Evil Doesn’t Tell the Half of It!

In “The Attacking Weak,” Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress‘ 10th episode, Ikoma, Kibito, Takumi, and others plot an uprising; we find out what Biba Amatori’s using the crew of the Koutetsujou for; Mumei still holds out some trust and hope in Biba; things get really dark at the end. Really dark. Like, really, really, really dark. Interested in Kabaneri […]