Alex Cook | Grex
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2/28/18
4:20 PM
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It’s an adaptation of the original, though I hear it makes some extensive changes (I haven’t read the manga myself to confirm that).

1/6/18
10:20 PM
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I stopped keeping track after about #40, but considering that each season of anime has more than 30 new series these days, the top quarter seems likely.

1/6/18
2:14 PM
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Aho Girl didn’t have much of a chance. According to my data from a couple days ago, it was sitting at #24.

12/16/17
1:59 PM
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I don’t really see the series as something that needs a “filler-free” experience. It embraces anime-original content to great effect.

12/8/17
12:08 AM
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They’re both sports anime about an unusually niche topic. They split demographics, but I’d argue for days that Chihayafuru is a sports series.

11/30/17
5:12 PM
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This is true! However, for the context of both the show and a brief review like this, it was best to keep things simple.

10/23/17
7:59 PM
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Without giving too much away, it’s called “V3" for very particular plot reasons. But yes, the idea is “version 3", as in “the third game”. Just not “the third Danganronpa”.

10/16/17
9:57 PM
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Are you voicing a general wish for me to keep writing, or asking for casual recommendations here and now? If the latter, I’d be happy to.

10/14/17
6:02 PM
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Yes. Nen is given clear explanations and boundaries and, while later arcs may add details to the system, the underlying structure is explained very early on and stays internally consistent. Chakra, on the other hand, is a vague and increasingly ill-defined power system, which introduces new elements seemingly at Read more

10/2/17
10:37 AM
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Made in Abyss is a very well-made show, but something about it just never clicked.

10/1/17
11:45 PM
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I will only cover shows which ended this season, because those are what I’ll have a complete opinion on, which means I won’t be talking about Welcome to the Ballroom, Fate/Apocrypha, Magical Circle Guru Guru and more, until next season.

9/25/17
10:29 AM
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That may be technically true, but if you’re watching Gintama just for the plot, you’re watching for the wrong reasons.