Owarimonogatari Second Season Impressions

As part of a deal between Aniplex and Crunchyroll, on 12 Aug 17, the second half of the newest addition to the Monogatari franchise became available for streaming exclusively on the anime service’s platform. Covering the time span between the entrance exams and graduation for protagonist Koyomi Araragi, the pieces on the board begin their final moves as the balance of the material world and the supernatural one swing full force in a quiet rural town. Ecstatic to be granted the opportunity to cover the anime epic’s latest chapter, I chronicled my impressions for the respective arcs below.

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The Combat Baker and Automaton Waitress Vol. 1 - Light Novel Review

When a war ends, most soldiers return home. Others seek to make a new one. One former Special Forces has moved to a small town in a country neighbouring his victorious nation, where he opens a bakery and hones his new skills. Alas, his success on this commercial battlefield is sorely lacking, as the poor guy is just too intimidating to attract customers. The sudden appearance of an exceptionally appealing, particularly enthusiastic, slightly familiar girl wanting to accept his Help Wanted advert could be the turnaround he needs, but is it really possible to leave the past behind you? What if others feel differently?

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Ghost in the Shell (2017) Movie Impressions

The subject of much controversy in recent months, DreamWorks’ attempt of creating a live action adaptation of the popular 1995 anime film Ghost in the Shell hit theaters this weekend. Directed by Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman), the cyberpunk film follows a cyborg super-cop named Major (Scarlett Johansson- also the epicenter for most of the film’s controversy) as her and her team at Section 9 take on a terror plot of conspiratorial proportions.

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Sagrada Reset - Series Blog [Episode 1]

In the town of Sakurada, nearly everyone possesses a special ability. However, these abilities aren’t worth too much on their own. Realising this, high schooler Kei Asai, who’s ability allows him to remember everything he has experienced en détail, reaches out to a seemingly emotionless and aloof girl name Haruki Misora, who can reset time back three days to her last save point. Together, they may be able to change the past...

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