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HaneBad or Vengeance with a Racquet

The Beast. On a whim, average high school girl Fujisawa Elena decides she should join an after-school club. Ignoring its bad rep, she picks the badminton club (or the Bad Club) and drags her childhood friend, cute girl Hanesaki Ayano … Continue reading

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On Hidamari no Ki

The tree from the title (Saigou Takamori on the right). Tuesday, 1 AM – that’s when NTV has been showing their adult-oriented anime, usually produced by Madhouse, which is now owned by the aforementioned TV station. Recently, the timeslot even … Continue reading

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Kokkoku or Trouble in Timestopland

A screenshot from the ED. September 2015: the news of Manglobe, the prolific animation-producing company, filing for bankruptcy go public. The news item makes people anxious about the fate of the film Manglobe was in the middle of making: Genocidal … Continue reading

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Apfelland Monogatari or Mitteleuropa: The Anime

Just a screenshot. Once, years ago, when I was browsing AniDB, probably in search of something to watch (or maybe out of plain boredom), I stumbled upon this anime. Apfelland Monogatari, a 1992 OVA based on a lesser work by … Continue reading

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Sakurada Reset or Sentimental X-Men

Asai Kei looking badass. A shot from the second OP. Once, in 2010, I bought an issue of The Sneaker, a now-defunct magazine with serialized light novels – that’s when I first heard of the series. Sakurada Reset, by Kouno … Continue reading

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