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Runner Ups — Eleven Days of Advent and One Day of Christmas #0

This year had too many good moments…

1. Idol Jihen

2. Hero Academia — Froggy Episode. Froooggggyyyyy!!!!! The episode the whole world needed.

3. Nier Automata — All the robots commit suicide. Also the ending. What a game.

4. Persona 5 — All those Sae cutscenes. What a year for video games.

5. Rakugo — Old guy dies.

6. Acca — Eating cake? Hard to pick one moment.

7. Just Because — Every time Mio is pissed.

8. Knight’s and Magic – Ernie rejects girl in favor of robot.

9. Re:Creators — Meteora’s recap episode.

10. Aho Girl — Every time the girl gets punched.

11. Tsurezure Children — Every moment.

12. Princess Principal — Every moment!

13. Tsuki ga Kirei — Meeting each other’s parents. Not particularly exciting, just really loved this scene.

14. Uchouten Kazoku — Pretty much everything, but especially the scene where he finally actually talked to his fiancee.

15. Gabriel Dropout — Every time Sataniel got pwned.

Utawarerumono: Masks of Truth and Deception

The other day, I finished playing the third visual novel I’ve ever managed to finish in my life, despite numerous previous attempts. (The first two were Fate / Stay Night and Tsukihime). I guess it might not count as a “pure” visual novel since it has some tactical RPG gameplay as well. But still, for a visual novel to hold my attention for 50+ hours (I’m not going to check the exact time because that’s too depressing) is quite an accomplishment.

Setting

I quite like the setting for Utawarerumono.

It is a hot mess. Continue reading Utawarerumono: Masks of Truth and Deception

Fall 2017 — First Impressions

Ongoing Series / Sequels3-gatsu no Lion 2, Ballroom e Youkoso, Fate: Apocrypha, Gintama Porori-hen, Himouto! Umaru-chan R, Hoozuki no Reitetsu 2, Kekkai Sensen & Beyond, Love Live! Sunshine!! 2, Mahoujin Guru Guru, Osomatsu-san 2, Shokugeki no Souma: San no Sara, Shoukoku no Altair, Time Bokan: Gyakushuu no San-Akunin, Youkai Apartment no Yuuga na Nichijou, Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru

Shorts — Don’t Know, Don’t Care

28. Dynamic Chord
Most generic boy band show imaginable.

27. Black Clover
What an obnoxious little twat. Continue reading Fall 2017 — First Impressions