Category Archives: 2012 Anime Reviews

All anime reviews from 2012.

Danshi Koukousei No Nichijou – Post-Summary

Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou (Daily Lives of High school Boys) kept it coming until the very end, and I literally mean until two seconds before the credits rolled.

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Nisemonogatari – 11 Review (FINAL)

Nisemonogatari – 11 Review (FINAL)

Nisemonogatari, or rather: what-Araragi-does-in-his-study-break-monogatari, ended in a truly addicting manner. By the end of the episode, I had a huge fat grin on my face due to both the gory fight with Kagenui and the resolution, which, in true Bake/Nisemonogatari style was solved with a battle of words; rather than fists – or should I say a bit of both?

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Black★Rock Shooter – 06 Review

Black★Rock Shooter – 06 Review

I must say I am shocked at the level of complexity the series has suddenly developed, the unforseen and completely unexpected true nature of Saya and unfolding of events pertaining to the Otherworld made for a great episode, kind of.

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Nisemonogatari – 10 Review

Nisemonogatari – 10 Review

Whoa, some action I never thought i’d see in Nisemonogatari made for a pleasant surprise, along with the already mind crippling logic that these two good-but-maybe-evil-real-con-people presented.

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Nisemonogatari – 09 Review

Nisemonogatari – 09 Review

Episode 09, only two more to go. It’s pretty late in the series and Nisemonogatari shows no signs of weakening as we are introduced to two new characters and haven’t yet seen Tsukihi’s exact involvement with a Phoenix apparition.

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Black★Rock Shooter – 05 Review

Black★Rock Shooter – 05 Review 

Hey, hey! Yuu seems to have discovered the Otherworld and Mato “travels” to it, or something like that. There wasn’t a great sense of development this episode in terms of plot progression… or was there? It’s hard to say really.

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Black★Rock Shooter – 04 Review

Black★Rock Shooter – 04 Review

While I am no theist I do agree that jealousy is a sin, Yomi is entering some serious turf here and seems to be spiralling into a bottomless pit of anger which seems to be targeted at Mato, why else would we catch a glimpse of an epic battle to come as Black★Rock Shooter and Dead Master prepare to fight to the death (?).

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Nisemonogatari – 08 Review

Nisemonogatari – 08 Review

It’s Tsukihi’s turn now, her saga has begun but by God what has happened. I will never be able to brush my teeth again without feeling that level of excitement and… well… I don’t what exactly I was feeling. Also, the OP for Tsukihi isn’t as good as Karen’s. D:, although I could like it with repetition. I mean, I hated the Baccano! OP the first time I heard it, and I love that tune now. A lot.

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Black★Rock Shooter – 03 Review

Black★Rock Shooter – 03 Review

Why do I get the feeling that Saya is evil? Maybe it’s just because she keeps a book with students names checked, and coincidentally those two students are the ones who have other selves in the Otherworld, something Saya also conveniently knows about. Not to mention her constant interaction with that world, especially at the end of the episode. Is Saya Black★Gold Saw aka hellgirl? Definitely.

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Nisemonogatari – 07 Review

Nisemonogatari – 07 Review

What a lovely conclusion to the Karen bee saga, a fight between Ararararagi and Karen, the tsundere-ness of Hitagi or lack thereof and the slick and sly nature of Kaiki, everything a good anime Nisemonogatari usually has and more.

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