In Defence of Ore Imo

I recently rewatched Ore Imo and thought I’d better get something off my chest: I really like Ore Imo, you could even say that I love it! But don’t mistake me; I don’t think Ore Imo (appreciably short for Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai or There’s no Way my Little Sister…

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Please Give Occultic;Nine a Second Chance

A murder scene seemingly foretold by the events depicted in a Boys Love doujinshi; a mysterious, prescient voice that talks through a radio; a key without a lock; an unexplained mass-suicide; a conspiracy to manipulate the human race with global mind control; a young girl who enacts black magic through an invisible man – if any…

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Ping Pong 7 Thoughts

I really feel like Ping Pong raised the bar to new heights with its latest offering Ping Pong presents a surging, heaving swell of grudges, lifelong dreams, responsibilities, love, passion,  and pride being stirred up by its entire cast, just waiting to break into uninhibited conflict. Although there have been minor clashes along the way,…

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Wixoss 8 – Be Careful What You Wish For

So I just watched Selector Infected Wixoss 8 and I think I now need professional help. 10 years from now you might find me in some creepy, out-of-the-way mental asylum for the irredeemably damaged screaming “NO YUZUKI. STOP, JUST STOP!!”. But I’ll at least finish this blog post before I admit myself. I mentioned last…

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Wixoss will mess you up, and I love that

The next time I see girls playing trading card games I’m bolting! Wixoss starts of innocently enough humming along as a story of cute girls playing cards with a side helping of “please buy these cards – look how cute they are!”. But just when you start leaning back and soaking up the pleasant moe…

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Space Dandy – Just go with the flow, baby

Believe it or not, it’s actually been about 4 weeks since I started writing this post. Every time I get a sliver of free time coinciding with a surge in self-motivation, I’ve been trying to get it finished. The problem is, everytime a new episode comes out, I have to go back to the drawing…

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Kill la Kill – Slow the hell down

So  it’s been about an hour since I finished watching the first episode of Kill la Kill and the dizziness is just about cleared up. In a choppy, frenetic and dazzlingly colourful 20 minutes, the first episode of Kill la Kill has firmly placed the anime in the “What the hell did I just” watch…

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