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Now displaying: February, 2020
Feb 24, 2020

Before saying goodbye for a while, the hosts wrap things up with an early jam packed season finale. First they discuss the recent Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2020 and highlight some of the winners, snubs and headscratchers from the selection. After a quick visit to the Chop 'n' Drop they then review the final series from Fall Season 2019 in the form of the feral high school drama Beastars. Last but not least they give out their own recurring award: Best of the Season.

 

News:

The Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2020 (1:32)

 

Chop 'n' Drop (1:36:19)

 

Review:

Beastars (1:46:00)

 

Best of the Season (3:01:20)

 

Related Links:

https://www.crunchyroll.com/animeawards/en/index.html

https://www.crunchyroll.com/de/anime-feature/2020/02/15-1/winners-of-the-2020-anime-awards-updated-live

https://stopmotionmagazine.com/beastars-by-toho-animation/

https://blog.sakugabooru.com/2019/12/04/beastars-traditionally-excellent-modernity/

 

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Feb 9, 2020

The ABF gang has returned to cool you down and then heat you right back up. First CC follows the investigators from Babylon to unearth the many horrifying secrets that lurk in the shadows of a mayoral election. Then the hosts unleash their burning shonen hearts once again and join the colorful firefighting crew from company 8 to extinguish a plethora of infernal opponents in Fire Force.

 

Reviews:

Babylon (1:30)

Fire Force (53:02)

 

Related Links:

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/this-week-in-anime/2019-12-10/.154195

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eee5iJWlNfw

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/this-week-in-anime/2019-09-12/.150990

https://www.crunchyroll.com/de/anime-feature/2019/07/01/meet-the-staff-of-the-upcoming-fire-force

https://www.crunchyroll.com/de/anime-feature/2019/07/08/five-highlights-of-the-fire-force-animes-thrilling-debut

https://blog.sakugabooru.com/2019/07/02/fire-force-production/

https://blog.sakugabooru.com/2019/07/05/fire-force-production-notes-01/

 

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Feb 2, 2020

The hosts take turns on this episode and tackle three widely different shows. CC goes first and explains why the mix of tennis action and family drama in Stars Align is a winning combination. After that, John returns to the world of Granblue Fantasy and highlights some of the ups and downs in the second season of this popular cross media franchise. CC then wraps up the show by travelling 3700 years into the future and witnessing the rebirth of human civilization through the power of science and by the hands of Dr. Stone.

 

Reviews:

Stars Align (1:32)

Granblue Fantasy the Animation - Season 2 (33:46)

Dr. Stone (1:05:21)

 

Related Links:

https://blog.sakugabooru.com/2020/01/12/hoshiai-no-sora-stars-align-a-story-about-corporate-betrayal-but-also-a-lot-more/

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/interest/2019-12-26/stars-align-director-kazuki-akane-promises-sequel-in-some-form/.154793
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/interest/2019-10-24/stars-align-ed-animation-allegedly-copies-dance-choreography-without-permission/.152557
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/interest/2019-11-01/stars-align-production-committee-apologizes-for-copying-dance-choreography-without-permission/.152867

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/this-week-in-anime/2019-10-22/.152490

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/this-week-in-anime/2019-12-05/.154028

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/this-week-in-anime/2019-07-23/.149251

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/this-week-in-anime/2019-10-10/.152066

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykEp0wlchiY&feature=youtu.be

https://www.crunchyroll.com/de/anime-feature/2019/09/20-1/interview-how-dr-stones-director-created-a-world-of-science

https://www.crunchyroll.com/de/anime-feature/2019/11/18-1/dr-stones-most-unusual-hero-in-history

https://www.crunchyroll.com/de/anime-feature/2019/11/27/dr-stone-proves-that-every-good-anime-villain-needs-a-good-anime-henchman

https://www.crunchyroll.com/de/anime-feature/2019/12/11/interview-dr-stone-creators-reveal-the-secrets-behind-their-painstaking-research

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2nmC8lPyGo

 

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