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Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out! Episode 11

This week’s episode of Uzaki-chan is titled “Does Sakurai Want to Hang Out, Too?”, but it’s a question that hardly needs asking at this point. As this very opening scene proves, it has come to…



The Misfit of Demon King Academy Episode 12

“In which the better part of an entire arc is crammed into half an episode.” There’s no sugarcoating it: this, the penultimate episode of The Misfit of Demon King Academy is by far the weakest…


Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Episode 166

Despite the gang’s best efforts and a suicide attack from Asaka, Deepa isn’t weakened in the slightest. Just as he’s about to finish Boruto off, Mitsuki hinders the villain’s efforts by releasing a level of…


The God of High School Episode 12

Normally, I try to give episodes as much time as possible to sit and linger with me before writing a review, but in the case of “FOX/GOD”, The God of High School is making it…


Fruits Basket Episode 49

You don’t need to be a Sohma to have a terrible home life, and Machi is the show’s latest living example. But in a development that only Machi finds surprising, it’s the boy she finds…


Rent-A-Girlfriend Episode 11

One of the universal challenges of adaptive anime projects is taking an ongoing narrative designed to run weekly/monthly in perpetuity, and chop it up into a chunk with at least a semblance of story progression…


Fruits Basket Episode 50

The good news: Fruits Basket Season 3 will be here in 2021! The bad news: that means we have to sit with Kureno’s shocking cliffhanger for at least a couple of months. This end-of-episode reveal…



Deca-Dence Episode 12

It feels somewhat weird to arrive at “You tried” as a final assessment for a series and even mean it as complimentary, but it fits given the importance of raw, earnest effort that Deca-Dence stresses…