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Review: To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Episode 11 – Best In Show

Quick SummaryIn To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Episode 11, “The Start of Troubles Ahead,” much to Nancy Schaal Bancroft  and Liza Renecastle’s consternation, Claude seems intent on treating Hank Henriette as a prisoner of war. That includes threats of torture! Fortunately for Hank (or for Claude, depending on how Hank would really have reacted to said torture), Claude receives orders to join the […]

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Review: Astra Lost in Space Episode 10 – Best In Show

Quick SummaryIn Astra Lost in Space episode 10,  “Culprit,” the crew use their knowledge of history to compare notes with Polina Livinskaya, since they now know their home planet, Astra, is not the home planet Polina was expecting (Earth). The histories are practically identical up to the Cuban Missile Crisis, which unfolded very differently according to Astra’s […]

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Review: To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Episode 10 – Best In Show

Quick SummaryIn To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Episode 10, “Two Oaths,” Roy/Garm barely eludes Claude’s troops, who continue to pursue him with their advanced technology. They are dismayed when Roy comes up with very effective counter measures. Meanwhile, Nancy Schaal Bancroft sees Hank Henriette fall into the canyon. Will she be able to find him? If she does, will […]

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Review: Astra Lost in Space Episode 09 – Best In Show

Quick SummaryIn Astra Lost in Space episode 09, “Revelation,” Kanata Hoshijima thinks long and hard about what Zack Walker discovered, and the implications are crushing. Quitterie Raffaeli and Funicia Raffaeli’s excitement at learning the results of Zack’s tests quickly turns to confusion and then horror as the young crew unravels some of the core mysteries affecting them. Meanwhile, their parents […]

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Review: To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Episode 08 – Best In Show

Quick SummaryIn To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Episode 08, “Songstress of Sleep,” Nancy Schaal Bancroft follows Claude, Liza Renecastle, and a company of soldiers to a port town. The citizens are wary of soldiers, but Claude has intelligence that an Incarnate is nearby. While taking a walk on the beach, Schaal accidentally finds Charles, the owner of the local […]

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Review: Fruits Basket Episode 20 – Best in Show

Quick SummaryIn Fruits Basket episode 20, “I Can’t Believe You Picked It Up,” Tooru Honda faces her greatest challenge yet: Hiro Shouma, a young man who is Kisa Shouma’s close friend. After Kisa stays overnight at Shigure Shouma’s house to watch DVDs with Tooru, Hiro barges into Tooru’s life and steals her pocketbook — with her mom’s picture in it. Kyou […]