My 5 favorite anime of 2012

A little late this year but I couldn’t miss out on every anime blogger’s obligatory post of picking their favorite anime of the year. Since 2008 I’ve been picking 5 favorite anime from that year, except for last year where opted to participate in the AniBloggers Choice Awards and picked 12 favorites of the year. This year however I decided to go back to my previous tradition of only picking 5 favorites…

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Finishing up 2012 reviews – Sword Art Online, K, and Kaibutsu-kun

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And here’s my last seasonal review post, and last overall post, of 2012…

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Finishing up 2012 reviews – Chuunibyou and Hayate Can’t Take My Eyes Off You

One-cour fall anime and two-cour spring anime are now ending these final weeks of 2012, and as usual, I plan to review the ones I’ve seen. The first two I’ll be discussing today are the ones with the longest names and a love of exclamation marks: Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! and Hayate no Gotoku! Can’t Take My Eyes Off You…

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First impressions of the fall ’12 anime I’m watching

Another season of anime has come once again and again I’ve selected a few of those to watch throughout the coming months. And as always, I wanted to share my first impressions of those series after watching the first 2-3 episodes of each…

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Natsuyuki, Hyouka, and Jinrui wa Suitai reviews

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Another summer anime season is coming to an end while another fall season is around the corner, and as usual at this time of year I want to discuss my thoughts on the shows I’ve completed…

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First impressions of the summer ’12 anime I’m watching

Now that I’ve seen 2-3 episodes of the five summer ’12 anime I’m watching, it’s time to post my first impressions…

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Spring 2012 anime mini-reviews

Besides the second installment of Fate/Zero, which I wrote a full review of last week, five of the other seasonal anime I was watching ended during the days I was away at Anime Expo. Since the summer season of anime is already upon us, I decided to wrap up my thoughts on these five remaining spring anime all in one post here. Not to make the post terribly long, each of the five will have a “mini-review,” focusing only on specific things I feel like saying about them…

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Fate/Zero season 2 review

I watched Fate/Zero without having seen Fate/Stay Night, which perhaps makes my impression of it somewhat unique. All that I said in my review of the first season still applies to season 2 as far as the diverse cast of characters, engrossing fantasy plot, and noticeably good animation. So I’m gonna try not to focus on those elements as much as review specifically what happens in season 2…

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Spring ’12 anime thus far

The spring ’12 anime season started rather late this year, with some series already five episodes in and others only two or three. Because of this, I was debating whether to make my seasonal “first impressions” post or not. But since I ended up watching more shows than I originally intended, and I have a lot to say about them, I decided to go ahead with it despite being further into some shows than others…

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Mirai Nikki review

It’s been a while since I wrote a standard anime review post (I believe the last one was for Steins;Gate in September). Since I can’t think of any theme-based post to write for Mirai Nikki, I opted for a general review of the series…

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