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Tonari no Seki-kun – 05

Master craftsman. Another week, another Tonari no Seki-kun. Except this week’s episode, “Eraser Stamp”, represented a bit of a break from this series’ normal formula. By leaving the usual setting of the show and introducing a new character to interact with … Continue reading

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Tonari no Seki-kun – 04

The King of Games. Go, a board game dating back to the ancient Chinese dynasty of Zhou, is renown for both the simplicity of its design and the depths of its stratagem. However, I will likely associate the game with … Continue reading

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Mikakunin de Shinkōkei – 03

Beware of kites. After a slightly disappointing – though still quite enjoyable – second episode, I’m glad to say that Mikakunin de Shinkōkei has returned to the form it had in its fantastic first installment. Episode three, “I Can Feel … Continue reading

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Tonari no Seki-kun – 03

Classroom concours. I don’t think that most shows would be able to make something as mundane as polishing quite funny. In fact, I don’t think that most shows would even try to do such a thing. Thankfully, Tonari no Seki-kun … Continue reading

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Nisekoi – 02

Duty and soldier. Ichijō and Kirisaki are thrust into a false romance to keep the peace between two warring factions. The tactic is quite literally medieval (just ask Sophia Palaiologina), but to pull it off, the two must convince those … Continue reading

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Mikakunin de Shinkōkei – 02

Slice-of-life meets the X-Files. Kobeni teases Mashiro at home. Benio teases Mashiro at school. Oh, and some hints are dropped about Kobeni and Hakuya’s shared past. I found last week’s episode of Mikakunin de Shinkōkei to be quite superb, as … Continue reading

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Tonari no Seki-kun – 02

A Game of Shogi. A rather unorthodox game of shogi evolves into a high-stakes political tale of betrayal, loyalty, and sacrifice. I enjoyed the first episode of Tonari no Seki-kun so much that I gave it a nearly perfect rating. However, … Continue reading

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