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12 Days, day nine.

http://twitter.com/aMainCharacter/status/273829533914902529 In case the twitter plugin doesn’t work, as usual. Every few episodes, even though you’ve laughed and smiled through two shorts that are enough to satisfy you for a while, there’s an extra bonus to PBC in the form of character song EDs. Bamboo Scramble may never be topped, but Penguin’s tune, Handa’s enko […]

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12 Days, day eight. This bear.

I wrote briefly about it before, but how can you deny a moment like that. A lighthearted ribbing of Penguin’s drunken antics turns into a sort of melancholy moment where Sloth misses out due to his speed, which in turn becomes a heartwarming slice of Polar Bear. It’s a great distillation of what makes the […]

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12 Days, day seven. The End Of Ideon.

It’s been a long time coming. In fact, it almost didn’t make it into this list. Honestly it’s not much to talk about — everything happens that you think happens, with perhaps a little more brutality and child-beheading than you might expect — but the achievement in itself after a long episodic slog and poor […]

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12 days, day six. Taking my balls and going… somewhere? Seriously where am I going with this

I’m not unaccustomed to adding a little bit of social commentary to blogging, but Kokoro Connect’s “kick a man in the balls because that’ll fix your attempted rape trauma” was my first foray into the wider world of thinking about feminism and rape culture as they apply to aniblogging — and my first run-in a […]

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12 days, day five. Girl Cartoons.

I’d tried to watch Futari wa Pretty Cure a couple times, as it’s on Crunchyroll, and never got very far. I’m not the type to watch spinoffs or sequels first, after being burned by Gundam Wing, SEED, and 00, but at the prodding of a few people I started Heartcatch Precure. And that’s all she […]

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12 Days, day four. Eureka appears, and briefly we care.

Not much to say about Eureka Seven AO, it was a mess that ham-fistedly tried to accomplish the heartfelt interactions and complicated worldbuilding that the original did so well. But the appearance of Eureka herself, regardless of how obvious and nostalgia-reliant it was, worked. And for a moment, I thought it was gonna come back. […]

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