Not Brushing Aside Trauma Makes For A Better Narrative

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The events from episode 1 were not brushed aside and the world did not reset with everyone just moving on. The trauma of nearly being killed weighs heavily on Asuka's classmate as does the feeling of helplessness. This story is taking it's themes seriously even as it builds something fairly entertaining.


Clearing the Air With The Help of Friends

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Run With The Wind Episode 13 finally reveals what drove Kakeru to withdraw from running and well... I hate to say it but he seems to have some other issues outside of running that the anime probably isn't going to address.

Is It Time For the Team To Get It Together?

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With Masaki missing due to the accident, the team need to figure out how to get through the round and into the finals on their own. After a rough start can they pull it together?

And He Thought This Was A One Night Stand

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Realising he wouldn't get to date the girl he liked (his teacher), Natsuo ends up hooking up with a girl at a mixer. Next thing he knows both his teacher and the girl he had a one night stand with are going to be his sisters. Well, it worked for the Brady Bunch.

What Happens When a Magical Girl With PTSD Drawn Back Into War?

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Well, we've definitely seen our share of dark magical girl stories, yet I can't help feeling optimistic about this one. Will my hopes be dashed? Maybe, but I'm still wanting to see how this one goes.

You Have One Shot: Seize The Moment

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Tsurune continues to do a beautiful job of exploring its characters and how small interactions with one another can change a person. There's also some archery. Another beautiful episode from Kyoto Animation.

Awakening From A Dream, And Life Goes On

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Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai Episode 13 Review - Kaede is awake and Sakuta is left to figure out where to go from here.