Bringing Back Smiles Through Over-Simplification

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The Price of Smiles Episode 12 Review - Well we have come to the end and I can say with confidence at least that this anime concludes its story. The fact that it does so through over-simplifying the situation in the extreme and relies on cute girls smiling to sell the solution is kind of a point against it, but at least we aren't left hanging for a sequel that probably would never have happened.

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The Battle of the Magical Girls Begins

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Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka Episode 10 Review - The base is invaded and the troops are being overwhelmed. Meanwhile, in the city of Naha, Nozomi and Sayako are being chased about by Disas. It all looks like it is going end very badly.

Not About Who Is Right, Only Who Is Left

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The Price of Smiles Episode 10 and 11 Review - The war marches on creating more orphans, more sadness, and more death. Whoever 'wins' this conflict isn't going to be left with much and the price has been very, very high.

Everybody Loses In A Magical War

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Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka Episode 6 Review - Mia makes her way to Japan but turns out she's not hooking up with Asuka and Kurumi. Instead we see her run her own investigation into the guys turned into cubes. Meanwhile, Asuka's working to find a reason to keep looking forward.

Where Will Yuuki Find Her Smile Now?

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The Price of Smiles Episode 6 - Yuuki's kingdom is getting pressured and the capital is soon to fall. During the last stand Yuuki will make a decision that will change everything, but even then her own people may not follow her lead. With everything that has happened, the question is whether or not Yuuki will ever find a reason to smile after all of this?

Xuan Yuan Sword Luminary Series Review

Xuan Yuan Sword Luminary Series Review: Yin and Ning will have their lives torn apart by war and many years later will find themselves drawn back into a conflict they never wanted.

Knight’s & Magic Series Review: It Is Going To Take More Than Duct Tape To Fix This Mess

Overview: A guy who is apparently a genius programmer (the synopsis told me so) is killed but then is reborn in a fantasy world where he can use his somehow remembered understanding of programming to use magic and build robots. Now he wants to build his dream robot. Review - Some spoilers: I was watching … Continue reading Knight’s & Magic Series Review: It Is Going To Take More Than Duct Tape To Fix This Mess

Girls’ Last Tour Episode 1: Deceptively Charming

Okay, I kind of decided to give HiDive a go given it has a couple of series from last season I want to watch and this season it picked up a few titles I wanted to try. Not sure if I'm keeping the subscription long term but we'll see how it goes. Overview: Civilization is … Continue reading Girls’ Last Tour Episode 1: Deceptively Charming

Drifters Series Review: Was This Worth The Wait?

Overview: Toyohisa is injured in a battle and as he starts to die finds himself in a mysterious corridor facing a man in a suit reading a newspaper. A door opens and Toyohisa finds himself in a new world where he is called a Drifter. Uniting with other Drifters, they begin to fight, well, everyone. … Continue reading Drifters Series Review: Was This Worth The Wait?

Knight’s & Magic Episode 13: Some People Are Just Sore Losers

Review: Well, this ended pretty much the way everyone predicted and managed to be pretty pointless right to the end. Ernesti fights the drake and shows off a few new tricks (though I'm not certain splattering it with oil and setting it on fire counts as a new trick). We then get the engineer from … Continue reading Knight’s & Magic Episode 13: Some People Are Just Sore Losers