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Dec 17, 2018 9:03 PM
Anime Relations: RErideD: Tokigoe no Derrida, FLCL Alternative, Himote House, Radiant, Anima Yell!, Release the Spyce, Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai, Irozuku Sekai no Ashita kara, Tonari no Kyuuketsuki-san, Uchi no Maid ga Uzasugiru!, Yagate Kimi ni Naru, Tokyo Ghoul:re 2nd Season, Zombieland Saga, Golden Kamuy 2nd Season, Satsuriku no Tenshi ONA
There was several anime that I planned to watch this season but didn't, and there was actually a few I saw the first episode of but didn't continue with, like that siscon one with the poor animation, SSSS.Gridman, and the Juliet and Romeo boarding school one. Nonetheless, when I first started this season, I had trouble keeping with all I wanted to watch, so I cut a few off, like the ones above. I didn't have too much time to watch anime at the beginning, and all this seasonal stuff made it difficult to keep up with my other series. This blog will be a bit due to the fact that it will be written while the shows are finishing.

Due to it ending about four weeks before every other anime, I will start with RErideD: Tokigoe no Derrida. Personally, I didn't think it was all that good, and I believe that most people hold the same opinion. I mainly watched it because the art style. I recognized it as ABe's several weeks before it aired, so I put it on my list. The fact it was some brand new studio worried me a bit, although I tend to try to ignore that.

I guess FLCL Alternative ended before that. I was rathered confused why it was listed as a movie, but I guess its because it aired in theaters in Japan, or something. I felt that it had a better story than Progressive, but I liked Progressive better. Personally, I enjoyed both of them, even though the community seemed to have felt a bit different.

And Satsuriku no Tenshi ONA ended before that as well. My thoughts on it are the same as my thoughts on the original series. Basically, I have no opinions on it.

I originally was not planning on watching Zombie Land Saga, mainly beacuse I never noticed it on MAL. However, I had some extra time and decided to check it out. I was expecting a horror and thought that a horror might be a good thing to add to my list. There was a moment where I was worried that it might be a gory show, but I was completely wrong. Overall I enjoyed the show. I refuse to believe what I heard about Lily. I'd rather think that it didn't go over my head and that they were misinterpreting it.

Ms. Vampire who Lives in my Neighborhood was a cute show. However, I didn't care for the more serious portions of the show, and I preferred the earlier episodes.

UzaMaid! was my definite favorite of this season. I loved the lolicon aspects of the show and how they were done, and the yuri made it so much better. There is something special about a woman saying she is attracted to a little girl. Switch her out with a man, and the show wouldn't have been the same. I also felt that there was a decent amount of charcter development; it wasn't just fan-service. Dago Koba, or whatever the name of the studio is, has another lolicon shoujo-ai airing next season and what appears to be a normal lolicon show after that, so I am very excited.

I didn't really care for Radiant and decided to drop it. I originally watched it thinking that a fantasy-heavy anime might be a nice change of pace. However, I found it to be a bit boring. It appeared to be picking up in the twelfth episode with what appears to the antagonist showing up. However, I having been enjoying it, I see no reason to force myself to continue with it.

Himote House was mostly a hit or miss. Some of the humor was good, like the Senegalese men and their "spiritual sexuality" or the Yuri Yuri game of life. I also loved the Minecraft music, though that was only a couple of times. The CGI didn't bother me, but it was a surprise. I am sure it turned a lot of people away, though.

Anima yell, like Ms. Vampire, was a cute show, though I don't know which one I liked better. Again, the yuri-bait was enjoyable.

The second season of Golden Kamuy was as gold as the first. The first season didn't really end on a cliff hanger, so I hope the third season isn't too far away. It is kind of nice to have an anime I enjoy to look forward instead of just watching whatever seems interesting. I found keeping track of characters a bit difficult, though, but they all such unique designs, so that helps.

I enjoyed Tokyo Ghoul Re: Second Season, though I had a hard time following it. Some charcters would be killed off or introduced as a key player in the unfolding events but I would have no clue why they are important. I also still have no clue why Rize is important besides her role with Keneki's situation. I liked the first season's opening, but not this one's.

Bunny Girl Senpai was probably the overall favorite of the community. I probably would have liked it much better had the main character not been obnoxious, loud, and perverted. Really, that was the only thing I disliked about it. Otherwise, it was pretty good.

After UzaMaid!, Release the Spyce was my second favorite. It was one I actively looked forward to. When they were betrayed, I actually felt something and couldn’t get it out of my mind until the next episode. I watched the final episode late, though, because it wasn’t uploaded for some reason. Eventually, I got sick of waiting and found it on another site. The anime reminded me of Princess Principal with all the spy girls and whatnot. It’s OP and Zombieland Saga's were my favorites of the season.

Bloom into you was quite sweet. I enjoyed watching their relationship form, and I especially liked how Yuu, the lighter-haired beauty, didn't return Nanami's feelings at first. It was sort of ... hot seeing Yuu act all reserved and unaffected by Nanami's advances. I am glad there was never any moments that went too far. I hate when the shoujo-ai romances go to far beyond the innocent and cute phase into the hentai phase. The ED was probably my favorite of the season. I liked Ms. Vampie's ED a lot as well, though. The show was pretty overall, and it is probably my favorite shoujo-ai anime in terms of actual shoujo-ai anime and not those with undertones.

Iroduku Sekai no Ashita kara and Release the Spyce were the two anime I looked forward to way before the season began as I thought they looked good. I originally came acoss Iroduku while looking at Black Fox. Something or someone tied them together. Although I was looking forward to this anime, I would say that it wasn't for me. I guess I don't like the drama-romance feel-y type anime, and that may be why I didn't care for Bunny Girl Senpai.
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