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NormanicGrav

Grav's End Harem
AUKN Staff
Cannon Busters (Japanese audio) - Episodes 7-9
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (Japanese audio) - Episode 26 (Completed)

On-Going Simulcasts from Spring 2019 Season - 2 titles:
YU-NO: A Girl Who Chants Love at the Bound of This World - 25 of 26 up-to-date

On-Going Simulcasts from Spring 2019 Season: Completed - 2 titles:
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - 26 episodes length [8/10]
Fruits Basket 1st Season - 25 episodes length [8/10]

Summer 2019 Season: Completed - 10 titles:
Astra Lost in Space - 12 episodes length [9/10]
Demon Lord, Retry! - 12 episodes length [5/10]
Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks? - 12 episodes length [7/10]
Given - 11 episodes length [8/10]
Hensuki: Are you willing to fall in love with a pervert, as long as she's a cutie? - 12 episodes length [6/10]
How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift? - 12 episodes length [8/10]
If It’s for My Daughter, I’d Even Defeat a Demon Lord - 12 episodes length [7/10]
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? II - 12 episodes length [8/10]
Isekai Cheat Magician - 12 episodes length [4/10]
To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts - 12 episodes length [6/10]

Summer 2019 Season - 4 titles:
Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest - 9 of 13 [2 eps behind]
Cop Craft - 9 of 12 [2 eps behind]
Dr. STONE - 13 of 24 up-to-date
VINLAND SAGA - 11 of 24 up-to-date

Netflix - 2 titles:
Cannon Busters - 9 of 12 [3 eps left]
Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya - 6 of 6 (6 more are coming soon)
 

TiagoCosta

Thousand Master
Mix: Meisei Story ep 24 [END]

Quite a feel good series. 6/10

Yaiba
ep 26 [END]

Average. 5/10

Lord El-Melloi II Case Files: Rail Zeppelin Grace Note
ep 13 [END]

S2 please. 6/10

Gabriel DropOut
ep 6-7
 
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HWR

CCG’s Reaper
AUKN Staff
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba episode 26 Heart. (Complete. A series with potential and some very impressive fights. It did drag a bit in places, however, and I never warmed to Zenitsu and his comedy but overall I’m looking forward to seeing where the story progresses.) 3.5/5

Fairy Tail: Final Season
episode 328 The end for now. (Complete. Underwhelming is the best word to describe the final season of Fairy Tail for me personally. It certainly had its highlights here and there with characters moments and fights but I can’t say it had much of an impression on me which is a shame as I enjoyed the series up to this point.) 2.5/5

Legend of the Galactic Heroes
episodes 99-110 (Complete. A lengthy space opera that fleshed out its characters and provided engaging action that acted as the backdrop to intriguing political turmoil. I was taken aback by some of the twists and turns the story took, especially with the fates of some of the characters. I’m grateful that this was on HiDIVE as there was no way of affording the Blu Ray.) 4/5
 

ActionFaust

Za Warudo
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba episode 26 [End]
Aside from writing and pacing issues in the first half this series really improved over time especially with the introduction of Zenitsu and Inosuke. I'm a fan of idiot characters and this series delivered. As expected of ufotable the production is really good despite most of the staff working on other projects. Really looking forward to the film. 8/10

Symphogear XV
episode 13 [End]
The conclusion of the franchise. I really am going to miss this ridiculously good series. Easily up there as one of my favourite anime with Hibiki being one of my favourite characters. A great culmination of the themes from the past four seasons with a finale that had me on the edge of my seat. Thank you Symphogear! Also HibiMiku Real. 10/10

The [email protected]
episode 12

The Girl from the Other Side OVA
A short rather reminiscent of older black and white era animation and silent film with great direction and visual storytelling. One of Studio WIT's best looking productions. I do hope they do a TV series. 8/10
 
Magical Girl Lyrical NANOHA A's Episode 1-13 (Complete)
(A very good second season. Having enjoyed the first season of Nanoha, I immediately set to watching this sequel. In many ways, A's outshines the original as a lot of the peeves I had from that show are non-existent now. The story in the original was good and A's takes it to a new level and there is no comparison. The action picks up from basically the first minute and doesn’t stop. A world of magic is further expanded on as a story that puts you through all the emotions and has a number of shocking surprises that you won’t see coming. Visually, A's looks good with the improved animation and the fights are exciting, explosive, and on a much grander scale than anything from before.

Nanoha and Fate return as the same bubbly characters from the first series. There role with the Space-Time Administration Bureau expands more and we get to know Lindy, Amy, and Chrono better as well as some new characters within the agency. It was disappointing though that several characters from the original series were left out a bit as we see very little of Yuuno, Arf, Arisa, and Suzuka. There is however a plethora of new characters and my opinion of them is mixed. They are interesting, have complex motivations for doing what they do. The main problem is that now there are so many new characters that the cast just becomes so large that it’s impossible to really get to know any of them that well. As with the first, this season was also enjoyable. 3.5/5
Wow, really? That's amazing, because this MAL user called Skadi said the very same thing(s) in their review:
Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A's
 

D1tchd1gger

Baka Ranger
The Demon Girl Next Door ep 12 (complete)
Momo has a plan.
A fun show with some good characters, but not as funny as WDoHSG. It also suffered from the too much info on screen/rapid talking coupled with HiDive's hard to read subs, but unlike WDoHSG I'm not particularly bothered with going back one day for the dub.
Art was very nice and the animation good.
7/10

O Maidens in Your Savage Season
eps 11 & 12 (complete)
A shock announcement and a colourful conclusion.
A very amusing show with some melodrama that nearly derailed it, but I think the conclusion pulled it back around with the characters finding their true feelings, if maybe a bit rushed. Some of melodrama cut close to the bone and was a little uncomfortable, although I think you're meant to feel like that before the turn at the end, I mean how satisfying was it when Sugawara punched the peado, although it was played for laughs which undercut the seriousness of the situation! Sonezaki was probably my favourite character and went through the best arc as well. Reminded me of Shirase from APFTTU in lots of ways.
Nice art and animation.
8/10
 

Adam-M

Stand User
Demon Slayer episode 26 (complete)
This dragged for me and the side-characters were a bit annoying. I put the last half of the second cour on hold and then just watched it right through and it was a lot more enjoyable not having to wait a week to find out what happened next.
I'm not sure what's gonna happen with this film but that's even assuming we even get it and I'm not liking this trend of anime films instead of sequels.
So it could be better and had serious pacing issues but I do want to find out what happens next so 7/10.
 
Doomed Megalopolis (1991) OVA 2

Purists will no doubt roll their eyes, but I think this is slightly easier to follow in its dubbed version.
I've never seen this OVA, but I remember seeing the attention-grabbing VHS front covers in games magazines in the earlier days of Manga Video.

Its English-language title is definitely superior, I think. In Japanese it has the rather dull moniker of Teito Monogatari, which translates as something as mundane as "Imperial City story". Doomed Megalopolis, on the other hand is far more charismatic, and coupled with those front covers would made you want to know why it's doomed and who that demonic-looking fascist dude on the cover of volume 1 is. Manga probably had this production punching above its weight just with their design work, I'm guessing.
 

Professor Irony

CYBER FUNKER
Moderator
I've never seen this OVA, but I remember seeing the attention-grabbing VHS front covers in games magazines in the earlier days of Manga Video.

That cover is largely what drew my attention as well. It’s by the late Noriyoshi Ohrai, a well known painter of film posters and pulp novel covers who’s a favourite of mine - he always had a knack for an attention grabbing image. Unfortunately, the character design for Kato in the series is much leaner and less impressive; he looks like a stiff breeze would knock him over!

It’s a strange beast though, that series. Wiki suggests it was sexed up to ride the popularity of similarly apocalyptic OVAs like Overfiend, but there’s a fairly compelling story in there behind it all, albeit one that’s not always well told.
 

NormanicGrav

Grav's End Harem
AUKN Staff
Cannon Busters (Japanese audio) - Episodes 10-12 (Completed)
VINLAND SAGA
(Japanese audio) - Episode 12

Slowly catching up with the simulcasts. Cop Craft finishes tomorrow and I aim to try and finish the last three episodes then, and Arifureta I can tackle anytime since the 13th episode doesn't air until 7th October (would have been tomorrow but they had a recap episode a couple of weeks back). YU-NO finishes airing on Tuesday.

On-Going Simulcasts from Spring 2019 Season - 2 titles:
YU-NO: A Girl Who Chants Love at the Bound of This World - 25 of 26 up-to-date

On-Going Simulcasts from Spring 2019 Season: Completed - 2 titles:
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - 26 episodes length [8/10]
Fruits Basket 1st Season - 25 episodes length [8/10]

Summer 2019 Season: Completed - 11 titles:
Astra Lost in Space - 12 episodes length [9/10]
Cannon Busters - 12 episodes length [6/10]
Demon Lord, Retry! - 12 episodes length [5/10]
Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks? - 12 episodes length [7/10]
Given - 11 episodes length [8/10]
Hensuki: Are you willing to fall in love with a pervert, as long as she's a cutie? - 12 episodes length [6/10]
How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift? - 12 episodes length [8/10]
If It’s for My Daughter, I’d Even Defeat a Demon Lord - 12 episodes length [7/10]
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? II - 12 episodes length [8/10]
Isekai Cheat Magician - 12 episodes length [4/10]
To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts - 12 episodes length [6/10]

Summer 2019 Season - 4 titles:
Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest - 9 of 13 [2 eps behind]
Cop Craft - 9 of 12 [2 eps behind]
Dr. STONE - 13 of 24 up-to-date
VINLAND SAGA - 12 of 24 up-to-date

Netflix - 1 title:
Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya - 6 of 6 (6 more are coming soon)
 

HWR

CCG’s Reaper
AUKN Staff
Boruto: Naruto Next Generations episode 126 Pot meet slice-of-ninja-life.

Vinland Saga episode 12 Go West.

Locodol episodes 1-5
 

TiagoCosta

Thousand Master
Re:Stage ep 12 [END]

S2 pls 6/10

Fate/Apocrypha
ep 20-25 [END]

It was rather average all around, until it got to the last arc and got quite fun to me. Some cool set pieces and mini character arcs conclusions. 6/10
 
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Dragon Slayer

Time-Traveller
A Certain Scientific Accelerator (English Dub) Episode 10

Cutie Honey Universe (English Dub) Episode 12 (Complete)

Dr. STONE (English Dub) Episode 11

Waiting in the Summer (English Dub) Episode 8

BEM Episode 10
A major reveal and a betrayal.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Episode 26 (Complete)
Goodbyes and a new mission. (Studio Ufotable does it again. A series with spectacular fights and plenty of potential. For me this was definitely the AOTS despite it's few issues and the animation looked amazing. I'm so looking forward to the film.) 4/5

Fairy Tail Episode 328 (Complete)
End of an Era and new Beginning's. (And with this, Fairy Tail comes to an end. As a whole, this has been a really fun series that I have personally enjoyed every moment of since the very beginning with its really good story, great looking animation, wonderful cast of characters and impressive magic fights. In the end though, I'm definitely going to miss this series. Overall this has been a very fun ride and a worthwhile 10 years spent watching this from start to finish. Hopefully at some point in the future we get an anime continuation with the 100 years Quest sequel.) 3.5/5

Mix: Meisei Story Episode 24 (Complete)
A defeat and a disappointing outcome. (A pretty decent sports series that doesn't do anything new, but at least it got me engrossed enough to keep me watching each week.) 3/5

Re:Stage! Dream Days♪ Episode 12 (Complete)
So near, and yet so far. (A fun idol series that isn't really any different from any other idol series out there but at least I found the music to be good and the performances where entertaining and solid.) 3/5

Shoujo☆Conte All Starlight Episode 13

Vinland Saga Episode 12
An unexpected and pretty chill episode this week for the most part.
 

-Danielle-

Death Scythe
Episodes 1-11 of Terror In Resonance - so glad I finally got to it and finished it.
Episodes 1-11 of Violet Evergarden - only 2 episodes to go!
Episodes 1-11 of Psycho Pass - it's been in my backlog forever like Terror. I'm going to continue watching 12 onwards today.
Episode 1 of Carole & Tuesday - I need to try and continue this when I can but I have Banana Fish to finish.
 
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