Worth Watching – A new feature!

Erased - Revival.pngY’all now how my brain works by now… should be doing one thing (like working on the seasonal posts that are soon due), but it insists on working on something else.  Anyhow, welcome to the first edition of Worth Watching – a new feature here at the Lounge exploring the world of AMV’s.  More on that at the end of the post, first let’s hit the jump and watch some d_mm good AMV’s! Continue reading “Worth Watching – A new feature!”

Winter 2018 – Season Review

I know you’ve been waiting for this – and here it is, my season review for Winter 2018!

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There’s some good shows, some not-so-good, and a couple of absolutely amazing standouts.  If you’ve been reading this all season, you can probably figure out which is which…  So let’s hit the jump and count ’em down!

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Winter 2018 – Week 12, the week of endings and farewells

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Farewells are never easy, are they?  And this week we say a fond goodbye to some shows, while to others we sigh with relief and go man, I’m glad that’s done with!
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Winter 2018 – Week 11

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I’m trying to get each week’s cover screenshot be important and reflective of a show that week rather than just repeating a shot already used in the post…  And I think once you’ve read my review, you’ll agree with this choice.

That being said, let’s hit the jump and dive straight in!

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Winter 2018 – Week 9

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For my vote…  this short sequence was probably one of the best , if not the best, all week.  Well, maybe other than basically the entirety of this week’s episode of 3-gatsu no Lion.

Anyhow, hit the jump and let’s run down what I think of this week’s new crop of episodes!
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Winter 2018 – Week 8

Everyone’s favorite grumpy old man anime blogger returns to shout at clouds once again for another week of insight, snark, and the occasional hot take!

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And hey, you should be impressed, I learned how to make drop shadows to make that image…  It’s not a skill I normally use, as I mostly use Photoshop to edit photographs.

Anyhow, hit the jump and let’s dive into this week’s reviews!
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Winter 2018 – Week 7

It has been one heck of a week.  Almost-but-not quite sick for two days (when I should have been writing).  Spent most of Sunday without power due to a windstorm and Sunday night and most of Monday in a hotel.  (No power means the apartment got too cold for our guinea pigs.)

All that and a dose of writer’s block – means an even shorter and less organized entry than usual.  My apologies.

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That being said, let’s hit the jump and get right to it shall we?

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Winter 2018 – Week 6 & Midseason thoughts.

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Here we are for another week!  Some really good eps this week, and some that are just average.  Also, my mid-season thoughts on each show.  Hit the jump and let’s get started!

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Winter 2018 – Week 4

Whew…  MarchUniverse, Magus Bride, and Yuru Camp all turn in stellar episodes this week!

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Hit the jump and let’s get right to it!

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Winter 2018 – Week 3

This week, in honor of yesterday’s Baseball Hall of Fame announcement, and because of a bit of writer’s block…  my reviews are fast hot pitches right across the center of the plate.

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If an anime with a baseball scene is a classic, an anime blog that makes baseball references must be up there too!  Right?

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OK, that’s the only tortured baseball reference I’ll make…  Hit the jump and let’s dive right in!
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