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Gate Episode 20: No Expects the Inquisition! And Would You Break That Heart?

In Gate’s 20th episode, we see the effects of Zorzal El Caesar’s Inquisition on his people. We also see the lengths that Sherry Tyueli will go to achieve her mission — and make it to the Jade Palace and the Japanese in residence there. Considering the deteriorating political situation, will Kōji Sugawara allow her entry into the Japanese embassy? […]

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Dimension W Episode 7 Review: Mabuchi’s Past and the Coil Sucking Island

In Dimension W episode 7, called The Voice Calling from the Past, Salva-Enna-Tibesti kicks off the Easter Island hunt. We find out about Kyōma Mabuchi’s girlfriend and why she’s not around anymore. Plus: where’s Lwai? Warning: As usual, this review contains spoilers. Please watch the episode first! Then we can have a discussion and you won’t have to live […]

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Gate Episode 19: Sister on Sister Combat and Tyuule Springs Her Trap

In “Dangerous Sisters,” the nineteenth episode of Gate, Lelei La Lalena faces off against Arpeggio El Lalena, her jealous older sister — with almost catastrophic results. But that pales in comparison to what Tyuule has unleashed. Interested in buying Gate merchandise? Amazon has a decent selection. Here’re some examples: What Happened Zorzal El Caesar uses his father’s […]

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Gate Episode 15: Tuka’s Descent

“Tuka Luna Marceau,” Gate‘s fifteenth episode, shows the lengths to which Yao Ro Dushi is willing to go to save her people. And though I can’t hate her, I am seriously displeased at what she did. Brave enough for a Rory Mercury body pillow? You can buy one from Amazon now! What Happened Akira Yanagida tells Yōji Itami that […]

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Winter 2016 Anime Slate: Funimation Edition

Funimation’s Winter 2016 season has some intriguing shows! Here’re the ones I’ll be watching: Dagashi Kashi Kokonotsu Shikada dreams of becoming a manga artist. His father, Yō Shikada, the eighth family owner of his candy shop, wants his son to become the ninth. Kokonotsu adamantly refuses to even consider it. One day, Hotaru Shidare shows up with a request from […]

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Winter 2016 Anime Slate: Crunchyroll Edition

The Winter 2016 season’s underway. Here’s what I’m watching on Crunchyroll! Note: There are spoilers sprinkled throughout these descriptions, so it’s best if you watch the first episode of each before reading. Or, if you don’t plan to watch a show at all, maybe reading the description will pique your interest! Active Raid A technology […]