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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Review: To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Episode 05 – Best In Show

Quick SummaryIn To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Episode 05, “Gargoyle’s Judgment,” Hank Henriette and Nancy Schaal Bancroft rush to another town because Liza Renecastle has intelligence that Cain Madhouse  was the likely culprit in a string of recent murders. When Hank examines the latest victim, though, he sees massive claw marks quite unlike anything Cain was capable of inflicting. Does that mean […]