Winter 2013 Anime Mini Reviews – A Season Full of Meh and GJ-bu

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I will be trying out a new and shorter format for my future seasonal posts, so it would be nice if you could tell if you like it or not. The reason for this is that I do not want to spend hours writing them. Because even if I love doing these posts, the time it takes to write them could be spent on more fun things such as editorials!

As for the season itself, it turned out rather bad. Well, to be perfectly honest, it is to be expected when one watches over 20 series! There were a few good ones, but ironically they were the ones I did not have much expectations of in the first place! Continue reading

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Winter 2013 Anime Impressions – I Watch Too Much Anime

No more anime, please.

No more anime, please.

As a way to get into the groove of blogging we will now take a look at the winter anime season.

I find it funny that I in the preview post said I would not end up watching a lot and instead spend my time plowing through my anime backlog. By now I should know that I will never be able to not pick up one or two more series than initially planned, but considering how calm this season has been… it baffles me that I picked up so much. Very surprising indeed.

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Fall 2012 Impressions – “Lacklustre” is the Word

An obligatory, if late, Halloween anime picture. In this case, the group of girls from Hidamari Sketch.

What first seemed to be an exciting anime season turned out to be a fairly lacklustre one. So far even the best series have yet to bring out any “wham” episode. While it may be sort of early into the season, there is no excuse for any of the series to not have some kind of hook that grabs me. Sure, I am interested in them, but I would not call myself excited.

How do you feel about the fall 2012 anime season?

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Fall 2012 Previews – Operation: Overkill

Apparently no-one found this real preview post that was hidden in the other one, so I decided to just make it easily accessible instead.

So you actually found this “not-very-well-hidden-super-secret” post. Congratulations! You gain nothing but a poor list of the series I will watch this fall 2012 anime season. For far more detailed previews, head over to these sites:

Or, even better, you may want to take a look at this wonderful chart preview provided by ours truly Redball from O-New!!:

Redball chart.

Normal chart.

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