Summer begins to fade… Summer 2017 Week 11

Well, it’s the first day of Fall today and we’ve already had our first round of cold and rain here in the Pacific Northwet.  That fits perfectly with this week’s summer season shows, which are almost all finale or penultimate episodes.

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Let’s hit the jump and get right to it!

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Summer 2017 – Week 10

Once again working on a weekly post to the dulcet tones of the landscaping crew’s leaf blowers.  Ah, well, at least it’s nice enough to have the windows open.  Even as the Summer anime season draws to a close, so does summer itself.  Likely by the time the Fall season gets underway the Pacific Northwet’s long and cold rainy season will have set in.

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Anyhow, pretty much all shows have now aired their tenth and eleventh episodes, so the final cards are hitting the table. So, along with episode reviews and comments I’m going to peer into a murky crystal ball and look at how they’re likely to end.

Let’s hit the jump and get the party started!

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Summer 2017 – Week 9

Man, it’s been hard to finish up this entry today… The weather is finally much more clement, but the air is still smokey.  On top of that, the landscaping crew has been hard at work today and their !#@$ leaf blowers always give me a mild headache.

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Anyhow, ’tis done – so hit the jump and let’s run down this week’s shows.  Afterwards, drop me a line in the comments and let us know what you think of this week’s shows.

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Let’s get ready to start! Some Summer 2017 openings considered and reviewed.

Anime opening sequences serve the same purpose as the introductory blurb you’re reading here…  They get butts in seats, hopefully inform the viewer about the show, and get them interested in watching.  (In some ways, they’re a mini-PV.)  I also talk a little bit about some of the imagery and techniques used in creating opening sequences and how they’re used this season.

So, hit the jump and let’s take a look at the OPs for the shows I watched this season.

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Summer 2017 – Week 5-8 & midseason review.

Massively late, but here we go with comments and thoughts over the last few weeks as well as mid-season reviews!

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Summer 2017 week 4

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Another week, some good eps, some bad eps, and a couple of spectacular eps.  Hit the jump to find out more!

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