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Longtime Anime fans John and CC discuss all the ups and downs of the shows they watched start to finish in each freshly wrapped up season.
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Aug 28, 2022

After playing a not-so-friendly game of underground mafia golf with Birdie Wing -Golf Girls' Story-, CC joins John on the dancefloor to witness an upcoming EDM performer come to fame through the machinations of a legendary war tactician in Ya Boy Kongming!

 

Reviews:

Birdie Wing -Golf Girls' Story- (1:31)

Ya Boy Kongming! (51:55)

 

Related Links:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEHSX00vDyw

https://www.scottishgolfhistory.org/origin-of-golf-terms/bogey/

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/this-week-in-anime/2022-05-10/.185498

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/interview/2022-06-01/ya-boy-kongming-director-shu-homma/.186208

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/this-week-in-anime/2022-05-12/.185565

 

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Jul 31, 2022

The hosts go undercover to review the first season of the new hit show Spy x Family and give their two cents on the Summer season Anime premieres in the Sneak Peek.

 

Sneak Peek:

Overlord - Season 4 (2:28)

Lycoris Recoil (5:50)

RWBY: Ice Queendom (9:08)

Shine on! Bakumatsu Bad Boys (13:00)

Yurei Deco (16:35)

BASTARD!! -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy- (21:07)

Classroom of the Elite (27:18)

Spriggan (31:49)

The Devil Is a Part-Timer!! (39:08)

Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun (46:37)

Love Live! Superstar!! – Season 2 (51:27)

Rent-A-Girlfriend – Season 2 (53:59)

 

Review:

Spy x Family (56:22)

 

Related Links:

https://blog.sakugabooru.com/2022/05/14/spyfam-and-the-history-of-anime-coproductions/

https://www.crunchyroll.com/de/anime-feature/2022/06/10/deep-dive-spy-x-familys-retro-style-is-both-iconic-and-true-to-history

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/this-week-in-anime/2022-06-21/.186881

 

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Jul 10, 2022

The gang wrap up this review season with their Re:Dive into the Anime adaption of Princess Connect, their final word on the final final season of Attack on Titan and their choices for Best of the Season.

 

Reviews:

Princess Connect! Re:Dive – Season 2 (1:09)

Attack on Titan The Final Season – Part 2 (47:20)

 

Best of the Season (1:46:26)

 

Related Links:

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/this-week-in-anime/2022-02-10/.182459

https://blog.sakugabooru.com/2022/02/06/priconne-s2-production-notes/

https://www.crunchyroll.com/de/anime-feature/2022/01/08/feature-what-you-need-to-know-before-attack-on-titan-final-season-part-2

https://www.crunchyroll.com/de/anime-feature/2022/04/30-1/feature-counting-the-property-damage-costs-in-attack-on-titan

 

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Jun 26, 2022

CC reviews Studio Wit’s homage to classic fairytales with Ranking of Kings and its story about a deaf-mute prince and his little shadow friend. After that, he and John dive back into the world of posh vampires and 19th century steampunk Paris with the second season of The Case Study of Vanitas.

 

Reviews:

Ranking of Kings (1:20)

The Case Study of Vanitas - Season 2 (49:32)

 

Related Links:

https://blog.sakugabooru.com/2022/03/10/animating-modern-nostalgia-ranking-of-kings-ousama-ranking-production-notes/

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/watch/2022-04-15/how-far-does-forgiveness-go-ranking-of-kings-ending-explained/.184573

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/watch/2022-01-12/all-the-easter-eggs-in-ranking-of-kings-2nd-opening/.181443

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/this-week-in-anime/2022-03-03/.183178

https://www.crunchyroll.com/de/anime-feature/2022/06/21/feature-the-case-study-of-vanitas-puts-a-fresh-spin-on-old-character-dynamics

 

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May 22, 2022

The hosts throw in their lot with a bunch of new and familiar misfits to review the misadventures of Sabikui Bisco and Lupin the 3rd Part 6.

 

Reviews:

Sabikui Bisco (1:23)

Lupin the 3rd Part 6 (35:32)

 

Related Links:

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/this-week-in-anime/2022-02-24/.182939

https://www.crunchyroll.com/de/anime-feature/2022/01/11-1/feature-riding-crabs-in-the-apocalypse-the-wild-dystopia-of-sabikui-bisco

 

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Apr 22, 2022

The hosts return with a basket full of Sneak Peek previews and their first review of the season for the two most recent Anime Arcs of Demon Slayer.

 

Sneak Peek:

RPG Real Estate (1:09)

Skeleton Knight in Another World (3:50)

Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie (7:37)

Birdie Wing -Golf Girls' Story- (11:40)

Love After World Domination (15:31)

Aoashi (20:59)

Ya Boy Kongming! (25:41)

Spy X Family (31:35)

 

Review:

Demon Slayer – Mugen Train Arc (44:50)

Demon Slayer – Entertainment District Arc (1:24:53)

 

Related Links:

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/this-week-in-anime/2022-01-11/.181414

https://www.crunchyroll.com/de/anime-feature/2021/12/04/feature-should-you-start-with-the-mugen-train-movie-or-tv-show

 

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Apr 10, 2022

John and CC wrap up this unusually short review season, by discussing a bunch of leftover shows (and a movie) in The Quick and the Dead and picking their favorite in Best of the Season.

 

The Quick and the Dead:

The aquatope on white sand (4:09)

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 (10:38)

Yuki Yuna is a Hero: The Great Mankai Chapter (31:46)

86 – Season 2 (42:37)

The Vampire Dies in No Time (1:26:35)

 

Best of the Season (1:31:01)

 

Related Links:

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/watch/2022-03-18/everything-you-need-to-know-about-jujutsu-kaisen-0/.183759

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/feature/2017-12-20/how-yuki-yuna-is-a-hero-challenges-madoka-magica-legacy/.125519

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/this-week-in-anime/2021-12-14/.180591

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/feature/2021-12-22/home-is-the-battlefield-for-the-young-86/.180348

 

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Feb 13, 2022

The hosts discuss the nominees, winners and snubs of the Anime Awards 2022.

 

Anime Awards:

Best VA Performance (2:32)

Best Film (16:08)

Best Comedy (22:57)

Best Fantasy (31:52)

Best Action (40:50)

Best Drama (51:02)

Best Romance (1:01:07)

Best Fight Scene (1:08:27)

Best Antagonist (1:19:56)

Best Protagonist (1:31:51)

Best Character Design (1:43:12)

Best Director (1:47:27)

Best Score (1:58:35)

Best Girl (2:07:47)

Best Boy (2:13:15)

Best Ending Sequence (2:21:04)

Best Opening Sequence (2:24:46)

Best Animation (2:36:26)

Anime of the Year (2:45:30)

 

Related Links:

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

 

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Feb 1, 2022

John and CC kick of 2022 with the Sneak Peek and their review of the father/daughter sci-fi adventure story Sakugan.

 

Sneak Peek:

Girls’ Frontline (3:02)

Futsal Boys!!!!! (5:18)

Requiem of the Rose King (6:48)

Tribe Nine (11:06)

Slow Loop (16:56)

Tokyo 24th Ward (20:34)

Sabikui Bisco (24:03)

Princess Connect! Re:Dive – Season 2 (26:10)

The Case Study of Vanitas – Season 2 (34:15)

Attack on Titan The Final Season – Part 2 (37:07)

 

Review:

Sakugan (43:27)

 

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Related Links:

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/this-week-in-anime/2021-12-16/.180646

https://www.crunchyroll.com/de/anime-feature/2021/10/07-1/interview-sakugan-staff-on-building-a-world-of-monsters-machines-and-family

https://www.crunchyroll.com/de/anime-feature/2021/11/13/feature-what-makes-gagumber-such-a-great-dad-in-sakugan

 

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Jan 1, 2022

The two hosts wrap up the year of 2021 with some quick reviews, their discussion of the very human fantasy tale of To Your Eternity and their picks for Best of the Season.

 

The Quick and the Dead:

Girlfriend, Girlfriend (1:46)

The Detective Is Already Dead (4:21)

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime – Season 3 (7:45)

Life Lessons with Uramichi-Oniisan (12:19)

Love Live! Superstar!! (17:48)

 

Review:

To Your Eternity (24:39)

 

Best of the Season (58:36)

 

Related Links:

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/feature/2021-08-23/growing-pains-how-to-your-eternity-expresses-the-experience-of-being-human/.176163

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOR9ZvMymWc

 

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