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Jan 8, 2019 7:09 PM
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The Monthly Challenges 2019

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The December 2019 Challenge - 4/4

Start Date: Dec 1, 2019
End Date: Dec 31, 2019

[✔] Watch an anime that’s been on your Plan-to-Watch list (for a while). Dwaeji-ui Wang (2019/12/01 - 2019/12/01) [Movie]
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"for while" will refer to one of the titles that has been on your list for the longest (the most time; like since 2011 or when you joined MAL), for example one of the first ten. You can use the following link (with modern list design) to check which anime you can use:

Now’s your chance to wrap things up!
[✔] Watch a tagged Slice-of-Life anime. Alice or Alice: Siscon Niisan to Futago no Imouto (2019/12/01 - 2019/12/01) [TV]
Life seems to slow down around this time of year.
[✔] Watch an anime that’s recommended to you by MAL or MalGraph. Doukyonin wa Hiza, Tokidoki, Atama no Ue. (2019/12/01 - 2019/12/01) [TV]
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Does Granny MAL finally know what kind of shows you like? Will it be an ugly sweater or a new gaming console?
[✔] Watch an anime with the Fireworks tag. Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka??: Dear My Sister (2019/12/02 - 2019/12/02) [Movie]
It looks like we’re blasting off again!

(Optional) Bonus Challenge! (Sponsored by ✨ Anime Guild ✨)
[✔] Watch an anime with childhood memories or unrequited love. Nerawareta Gakuen (2019/12/10 - 2019/12/10) [Movie]
It's the end of the decade! Is what we look back on, of innocent times or bittersweet memories?
The November 2019 Challenge - 4/4

Start Date: Nov 1, 2019
End Date: Nov 30, 2019

[✔] Watch a Gaming anime Ao Oni The Animation (2019/11/03 - 2019/11/03) [TV]
Game as genre or source (Game or Card game)
[✔] Watch a Battle Royale or Isekai anime Nobunaga-sensei no Osanazuma (2019/11/03 - 2019/11/03) [TV]
Who wouldn't want to play a survival game in another world... right?
[✔] Watch a Mystery or Psychological anime Litchi DE Hikari Club (2019/11/03 - 2019/11/03) [TV]
Let's be honest, sometimes it feels like you will never know the killer, room nor weapon that finished the colonel and that they just enjoy messing with your head... Anyone? Anyone?
[✔] Watch a TV type anime that began airing during the Fall season Kogepan (2019/11/02 - 2019/11/02) [TV]
Because sometimes we lose ourselves and miss the most important clue or piece there, in front of us. Have to chill every now and then.

(Optional) Bonus Challenge! (Sponsored by ✨ Ecchi/Harem Club ✨)
[✔] Watch an anime with Gambling, Bunny-suits or a Bunny Girl Baku Ane: Otouto Shibocchau zo! The Animation (2019/11/08 - 2019/11/08) [OVA]
The October 2019 Challenge - 4/4

Start Date: Oct 1, 2019
End Date: Oct 31, 2019

[✔] Watch an anime with the nightmare fuel trope : Yami Shibai 3 (2019/10/02 - 2019/10/03) [TV]
W-who's there?
[✔] Watch an anime from the Scum Challenge or LoScore Challenge : Unsweet: Netorare Ochita Onna-tachi (2019/10/07 - 2019/10/07) [OVA] (Here)
A haunted house is a test of courage. Include a screenshot for LoScore.
[✔] Watch a magic, vampire, or demon anime : High School DxD Specials (2019/10/05 - 2019/10/05) [Special]
Witches, vampires, and demons, oh my!
[✔] Watch an anime that is stand-alone (no "related anime", ex. sequels, spin-offs) : Nido to Mezamenu Komori Uta (2019/10/05 - 2019/10/05) [Movie]
In the end, one shall remain. Adaptations are acceptable.

(Optional) Bonus Challenge! (Sponsored by ✨ Anime Guild ✨)
[✔] Watch an anime in which one of the MCs is a yokai : Gugure! Kokkuri-san Specials
Our European friends are getting all the spotlight... but we want to play too!
The September 2019 Challenge - 4/4

Start Date: Sep 1, 2019
End Date: Sep 30, 2019

[✔] Watch an anime with a Building in one of it's MAL cover photos Denpa Kyoushi (2019/09/13 - 2019/09/17) [TV]
September 3rd: National Skyscraper Day
[✔] Watch a TV Type anime Yakusoku no Neverland (2019/09/07 - 2019/09/08) [TV]
September 10th: TV Dinner Day
[✔] Watch an anime with a character who wears an Eye Patch or is a Pirate Souten Kouro (2019/09/02 - 2019/09/03) [TV] (Xiahou Dun)
September 19th: Talk Like a Pirate Day
[✔] Watch an anime with punctuation marks in its official MAL title Yuusha ni Narenakatta Ore wa Shibushibu Shuushoku wo Ketsui Shimashita. (2019/09/10 - 2019/09/13) [TV]
September 24th: National Punctuation Day

BONUS: Watch the requirement on the days listed below the requirement.
Bonus Reward: Bonus Badge (to be made when I make the other badge haha)
Must start on the specified day.
The August 2019 Challenge - 4/4

Start Date: Aug 1, 2019
End Date: Aug 31, 2019

[✔] Watch an anime tagged as Parody or Satire: School Rumble (2019/08/03 - 2019/08/04) [TV]
The first half of the 18th century was a literary epoch that featured the rapid development of the novel, an explosion in satire, the mutation of drama from political satire into melodrama and an evolution toward poetry of personal exploration. This movement came to be known as Augustan Literature.
[✔] Watch an anime from the Fantasy genre: Shingeki no Kyojin Season 3 Part 2 (2019/08/09 - 2019/08/09) [TV]
Jonathan Swift, an essayist known for his deadpan, ironic writing style, is widely regarded as the foremost prose satirist in the English language. His masterpiece Gulliver's Travels used a fantasy setting to criticize the state of European government at the time, and also to explore whether men are inherently corrupt or whether they become corrupted.
[✔] Watch an anime featuring a gunslinger as a main or supporting character: Cowboy Bebop (2019/08/02 - 2019/08/03) [TV]
Iconic poet Alexander Pope is the second most quoted writer in the English language, after Shakespeare himself. In his career as a satirist, Pope made his share of enemies as many prominent figures felt the sting of his sharp-witted satires; so bitter were some that he at one point deemed it necessary to carry pistols on his daily dog walks.
[✔] Watch an anime adapted from some form of printed media (source must be Novel, Light Novel, Manga, or 4-koma Manga): Boys Be... (2019/08/01 - 2019/08/02) [TV]
In 1755, several years before he became an omnipresent Internet meme, Samuel Johnson published A Dictionary of the English Language, which had a far-reaching effect on Modern English, established a methodology for how dictionaries should be put together, and set a paradigm for how entries should be presented.
The July 2019 Challenge - 4/4

Start Date: July 1, 2019
End Date: July 31, 2019

[✔] Watch an anime where at least one episode takes place in the summer: Dragon Knight
Getting in the mood for the hottest days of the year.
[✔] Watch a Slice of Life and/or Comedy anime: Violet Evergarden: Kitto "Ai" wo Shiru Hi ga Kuru no Darou
Something to relax and cool down.
[✔] Watch an Adventure anime: Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World - Byouki no Kuni - For You
It's the perfect season to explore and discover new places.
[✔] Watch an anime where the characters are good friends: Aoi Umi to Shounen
Warm summer days are meant to be enjoyed with friends.
The June 2019 Challenge - 4/4

Start Date: June 1, 2019
End Date: June 30, 2019

[✔] Watch a movie: Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu (2019/06/15 - 2019/06/15) [Movie]
Summer blockbusters are popping up left and right!
[✔] Watch a Space anime: Musekinin Kanchou Tylor (2019/06/09 - 2019/06/11) [TV]
It's nice to stargaze on warm summer nights
[✔] Watch an anime set in the countryside: Nurse Witch Komugi-chan R (2019/06/04 - 2019/06/07) [TV]
You can use Ani-Planet for more suggestions
[✔] Watch an anime with four or more main characters: Monster Strike (2019/06/02 - 2019/06/03) [ONA]
There's finally time to do fun activities with friends!
The May 2019 Challenge - 4/4

Start Date: May 1, 2019
End Date: May 31, 2019

[✔] Watch an anime from the Critics and Connoisseurs or noitaminA challenge. Seikai no Monshou (2019/05/03- 2019/05/03) [TV]
Mama knows best.
[✔] Watch a coming-of-age anime. Tsuki ga Noboru made ni (2019/05/03- 2019/05/03) [OVA]
For mothers who help us grow up. Alternative list.
[✔] Watch an anime with a female director, writer, or composer. Dakaretai Otoko 1-i ni Odosarete Imasu. (2019/05/01- 2019/05/02) [TV] (Original creator)
Celebrate women in the field. Ex: director (episode, series, chief, sound, animation); writer (script, screenplay, series composition, original creator); composer (music).
[✔] Watch a shoujo or josei anime. Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen Prologue - Sakura to Futatsu no Kuma (2019/05/03- 2019/05/03) [OVA]
Stories your mother would love.
The April 2019 Challenge - 4/4

Start Date: Apr 1, 2019
End Date: Apr 30, 2019

[✔] Watch a listed comedy or parody anime. Sora no Otoshimono: Project Pink (2019/04/02 - 2019/04/02) [OVA]
Some people can’t be fooled… but we can try.
[✔] Watch an anime from the Post-Apocalyptic Challenge. Aachi wa Ssipak (2019/04/02 - 2019/04/02) [Movie]
April is the cruellest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land.
[✔] Watch a True Companions or False Friend TvTropes anime. Kyoushoku Soukou Guyver (2019/04/02 - 2019/04/02) [Movie]
The lovely fickleness of an April day!
[✔] Watch an anime that first aired in the spring season (any year). Sasami: Mahou Shoujo Club (2019/04/02 - 2019/04/02) [TV]
April showers bring anime flowers.
The March 2019 Challenge - 4/4

Start Date: Mar 1, 2019
End Date: Mar 31, 2019

[✔] Watch an anime from a studio starting with M, A, R, C, or H. Blend S (2019/03/01 - 2019/03/03) [TV]
The luckiest month.
[✔] Watch an anime with 7 in the rating (ex: 8.71) Boku dake ga Inai Machi Recap (2019/03/03 - 2019/03/03) [ONA]
Lucky number 7.
[✔] Watch an anime with the multicolored hair trope. Kuroshitsuji: Book of Circus (2019/03/03 - 2019/03/03) [TV]
Find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Include a screenshot of the character if not from this list.
[✔] Watch a Game or Sports anime. All Out!! (2019/03/05 - 2019/03/08) [TV]
The February 2019 Challenge - 4/4

Start Date: Feb 1, 2019
End Date: Feb 28, 2019

[✔] Watch a romance, shoujo ai OR shounen ai anime. DNA² (2019/02/02 - 2019/02/03) [TV]
All forms of love deserve to be celebrated.
[✔] Watch one of your friend/fellow club member's favourite anime. Osomatsu-san: Ouma de Kobanashi (2019/02/10 - 2018/02/10) [Special] KonoDioDakeda
Let's discover the love our peers have previously celebrated.
[✔] Watch an anime from the MAL Staff Favorites Challenge OR the Collections - Staff Challenge. Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu (2019/02/10 - 2018/02/10) [TV]
Show our appreciation for the amazing staff we have here on MAL and this club!
[✔] Watch an anime based on one of your top three genres on Anime+ by weighted score. DNA² OVA (2019/02/03 - 2019/02/03) [OVA]
It's okay to give yourself a little love every now and then.
Please save a screenshot showing your username in case the ranking changes
The January 2019 Challenge - 4/4

Start Date: Jan 1, 2019
End Date: Jan 31, 2019

[✔] Watch an anime from Gourmet Challenge: Toriko: Jump Super Anime Tour 2009 Special (2019/01/13 - 2019/01/13) [Special]
[✔] Watch a Horror/Thriller anime: Jigoku Shoujo: Yoi no Togi (2019/01/16 - 2019/01/16) [TV]
[✔] Watch anything from the 2018 January Challenge: Katekyo Hitman Reborn! Special (2019/01/08 - 2019/01/08) [ONA]
[✔] Watch any sequel/spin-off/OVA/special etc. related to anything you have watched before: Toshokan Sensou: Koi no Shougai (2019/01/13 - 2019/01/13) [Special]

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