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Never even heard of it tbh. Unless there's a different english title I might know.
Chihayafuru went untranslated for the name
Yeah. It has a significance in the plot and a straight translation wouldn't be related to the show as it comes from the poems on the cards that they use in the sport (yes a competitive card game that's classed as a sport in Japan!) featured in the show.
To describe the show, it's a sports show with the usual tropes of ups and downs, but also a Shoujo romance (although that part is mainly in the background). And also a little insight into Japanese culture.
Like I said in my post above the matches can get really tense, which doesn't always happen in sports shows.
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Space Dandy (dub) eps 4-6
Better. I especially liked episode 5 where Dandy proved to be a jerk with a heart! Some nice pop culture references in 4 and 6 as well.

Ascendance of a Bookworm ep 6
A reality check.


After School Dice Club ep 6
Grand designs.


Grav's End Harem
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From last Monday:
No Guns Life (Japanese audio) - Episode 2

From today:
Cautious Hero: The Hero is Overpowered but Overly Cautious (Japanese audio) - Episode 5
Kemono Michi: Rise Up (Japanese audio) - Episode 6
ORESUKI Are you the only one who loves me? (Japanese audio) - Episode 6

Motivational screencap of the day:


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After School Dice Club episode 6 A game cannot be built alone.

Ahiru no Sora episode 6 Can and table.

Ascendance of a Bookworm episode 6 The Apprentice.

Blade of the Immortal (2019) episode 6 Taboo tattoo.

Radiant 2nd Season episode 6 Peculiar eyes and a trip to the archives.

Mobile Suit Gundam Wing episodes 35-43

Dragon Slayer

Isekai Cheat Magician (English Dub) Episode 6

After School Dice Club Episode 6
Helping hands.

Ascendance of a Bookworm Episode 6
Suggestions and Apprentices.

Cautious Hero: The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious Episode 5
More training, another broken goddess and a trip to the Dragon's Den.

Kandagawa Jet Girls Episode 4.5 (Uncensored)

Kemono Michi: Rise Up Episode 6
A stuck-up obnoxious rival.

ORESUKI: Are you the only one who loves me? Episode 6
The exposed truth.

Radiant Season 2 Episode 6

The Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath of the Gods Episode 5

We Never Learn: BOKUBEN OVA
Mishaps and beach side fun.


Completely Average High School Student
Woo. Someone else is watching it! Have you been waiting since 2013 for it? I've only been waiting since earlier this year when I watched the first 2 seasons in preparation for the original start date in the Spring season before it got moved.

I watched the first two seasons when they were new; I'd given up hope of there being more. Really enjoying season three so far :)

Professor Irony

Ergo Proxy ep10-11

Quite a strong Blade Runner vibe from these two, given that the characters are dealing with unreliable memories and symbolic dreams. The fact that Re-L seems to be wearing Rachael's fur coat from the film suggests this isn't a coincidence either. Heck, even her pistol looks like Deckard's blaster.

Dragon Pilot ep9-10

Yeah, this sure is a Mari Okada show.


Space Dandy (dub) eps 7-10
Race = a bit stop-start with all those stings breaking up the story, but some ending!
Pooch Planet = a bit dull really.
Plant Planet = "Enjoy this trip, and it is a trip" I thought it was the Yuasa episode at first, but no. The director and animation director have both worked with him though.
Time Loop = Lots of references to number 8 😉


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Assassins Pride episode 5 Checkmate?

No Guns Life episode 5 A Doctor and an admirer.

Mobile Suit Gundam Wing episodes 44-49 (Complete. An enjoyable Gundam series with plenty of political intrigue and a solid cast of characters, though I didn’t care for Lady Une or Dorothy. Hopefully we don’t have to wait too long for the AL release of Endless Waltz.) 4/5

Also checked out the first episode of Monty Python’s Flying Circus and the new transfer looks quite nice, a solid improvement over the DVDs.


Space Dandy (dub) eps 11-13 (complete)
11 = Another episode that, um... no I forget
12 = No I'm Dandy
13 = Robot Love
An episodic show in which the episodes are hit and miss. I would say for me it was roughly 50/50 on ones I liked.
The art and animation were both very good.
7/10 baby


Sword Art Online Season 1 complete

Having heard mixed thing over the years and the initial pricing structure putting me off I'm really glad I finally watched it. As a big fan of Log Horizon and Overlord it really shouldn't be a surprise that I was all over this. The story was interesting, and at times quite surprising. The action and animation were great too. Looking forward to season 2.

Vampire Hunter D Bloodlust

Didnt really know anything about this but really enjoyed it. The animation was stunning. The story was so fast paced too it was very easy to watch. Being a movie some characters felt a bit bare bones but it's easily forgivable for such a good ride.


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Dr. STONE episode 19 Building a new world with buff goons.

Fire Force episode 16 Play house.

Food Wars! The Fourth Plate episode 5 Pizza time.

Null Peta episode 6 Ababababa on the beach.

Outburst Dreamer Boys episode 6 game time.

True Cooking Master Boy episode 6 A face from the past that’s not quite the same.

Monty Python’s Flying Circus episodes 2-3

Dragon Slayer

After School Dice Club (English Dub) Episode 4

Azur Lane (English Dub) Episode 4

Cautious Hero: The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious (English Dub) Episode 3

Dr. STONE (English Dub) Episode 17

High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even In Another World (English Dub) Episode 1

Kemono Michi: Rise Up (English Dub) Episode 4

Radiant Season 2 (English Dub) Episode 4

Assassins Pride Episode 5
The tournament begins.

Azur Lane Episode 6
The Ship of Fanservice is ready to set sail.

Dr. STONE Episode 19

Fire Force Episode 16
Broken families and playing house together.

High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even In Another World Episode 6
Personal goals and Lap pillows.

No Guns Life Episode 5
Another solid episode.