Belated spring ’13 anime reviews – Gargantia, Karneval, OreImo 2, Hataraku-Maou-sama! (plus Little Witch Academia)

Hey all, sorry for the brief hiatus, but the Anime Expo excitement is over and I’m now ready to resume regular blogging =) To get myself caught up, I first want to post my reviews of the recently finished spring anime I was watching: Suisei no Gargantia, Karneval, OreImo 2, Hataraku Maou-sama!, and I also threw in Little Witch Academia since I watched that within the past few weeks as well. I know these shows are old news now since everyone has moved on to the new summer ’13 anime, but I still wanted to write up my thoughts about them XD…

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Sasami-san@Ganbaranai and Kotoura-san reviews

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The spring ’13 season of anime has just started so I’m trying my best to get through the remainder of my seasonal reviews. These will probably be the last two, but we shall see…

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Tamako Market and Shinsekai Yori reviews

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It’s time once again for me to review the seasonal anime I’ve watched that have finished airing…

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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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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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A few older anime I’ve recently watched

As many of you know, since 2007 I’ve mostly been watching seasonal anime and rarely start watching older, completed titles. While last year I decided to rewatch a lot of my favorite series, this year I’ve been trying to watch older series I hadn’t seen before in additional to seasonal ones. For this post, I wanted to talk about four such anime I’ve watched over the past bunch of months. These aren’t full-on reviews so much as my general thoughts about each one…

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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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