The Repelling Thing Known as the “Recap Episode”

You are happily watching your favorite ongoing anime when suddenly you are faced with an episode preview that clearly shows that there will be a recap episode next week, whereupon you become filled with disgust and curse the anime studio which dares to put a new and fresh episode on hold for the sake of a simple summary.

This is something that most likely has happened to everyone at least once and each time you let out a big sigh. Why do we even have these recaps? Can they be any good? In fact, are they even needed these days?

Every time.

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Prejudice Against Video Game Adaptations

Let me start by saying that I am sorry. It has been exactly two weeks since I last posted something, something that was only a simple preview post on the spring 2012 season. The truth is that school has been getting in the way and naturally that is my main priority, as it is my last year in high school. In the little free time I have, I want to take a breather, so sadly blogging has been put a bit on a hold. It is the first time I have felt this stressed and there are a lot of things going on emotionally because of it. No, wait, that sounds worse than it is. In any case, I am starting to feel a little better and will do my best to continue with roughly a post per week!

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