Sakura Quest Ep.4 Review: Promotional Problems and Marketing Missteps

Sakura Quest - 04 Apr 27, 2017, 2.24.24 PM

With the establishing arc out of the way, Sakura Quest delves into more of Mayotama’s issues, and it does it with smart exposition and an economic focus.

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Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid Ep.13 Review: Everlasting, Rebellious Love

Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon - 13 Apr 7, 2017, 9.31.39 AM

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid’s (Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon) finale is an excellently paced conclusion, charged with spectacular animation that compliments its nuanced and progressive themes.

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Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid Ep.12 Review: Flashback to Reality

Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon - 12 Mar 30, 2017, 8.44.20 PM

In a significant deviation from its usual here and now focus, Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid (Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon) treats us to several flashback sequences this week, setting a peaceful lull before next week’s final confrontation.

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ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Department Ep.12 Review: Perfect Twist

ACCA - 13-ku Kansatsu-ka - 12 Mar 28, 2017, 9.46.47 PM

ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Department (ACCA: 13-ku Kansatsu-ka) masterfully orchestrates a narrative feat some thought impossible with its finale: an incredibly comprehensive resolution of nearly every thread lying on the plot loom.

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Demi-chan wa Kataritai Ep.12 Review: Swimsuits, Muscles, and Comical Closure

Demi-chan wa Kataritai - 12 Mar 25, 2017, 7.37.18 PM

Several questions stand unanswered as Demi-chan wa Kataritai (Interviews with Monster Girls) comes to a fan service-filled close, but thankfully the anime goes out with much of the comedic charm and wonder it started with.

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Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid Ep.11 Review: A Cozy New Year’s Lull

Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon - 11 Mar 23, 2017, 1.16.53 PM

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid (Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon) keeps with the holiday theme this week, quietly revealing another cute side to its characters’ progression.

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ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Department Ep.11 Review: Gear Up

ACCA - 13-ku Kansatsu-ka - 11 Mar 21, 2017, 11.49.23 PM

ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Department (ACCA: 13-ku Kansatsu-ka) doesn’t quite put the pedal to the metal of the plot-mobile this week, but boy does it ever remind us how smooth its transmission is, helmed by Jean.

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