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Apr 11, 2014 9:56 AM

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And it's finally here. Shame this season is only 10 episodes.

Yoshino was more adorable than I had thought anyways. Looks like shit goes down alright. Origami what. Jealousy in the morning, no surprise there. Eh, the episode wasn't very impressive but hopefully will pick up pace soon from the LN I hope. Well damn, Tohka sure got brutal.
Apr 11, 2014 10:00 AM

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I'm so glad its back :D. Sucks that is only 10 episodes, so I would expect some rushing consistency.

Tohka is much more of a worrysome person when Shido interacts with Origami. Damn that was kind of intense at the end but that kiss was perfect. Kurumi at the end :D.

Lets see how the second season can handle.
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Apr 11, 2014 10:35 AM

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What a troublesome harem... Poor shidou...
Apr 11, 2014 10:57 AM

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Dark Tohka in ending was great!
Apr 11, 2014 10:57 AM
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All that QUALITY...
Hopefully the future episodes will be better animation wise, other than that, It was an alright episode for an anime original.
Can't wait for the twins arc.
Apr 11, 2014 11:08 AM

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I never knew bathrooms could freeze like that, it reminds me of a dream I had but it was the kitchen instead of the bathroom. I like Yoshino in this season far better than the first since she speaks more, and her dress is lovely, I prefer it to the one in the cover of Tohka Working/Yoshino Highschool.

Tohka's naivety is so cute, she thinks that all the signs of cheating in a romance film are the same signs that Shido is cheating on her. The aerial kiss at the end made it all the cuter.

Apr 11, 2014 11:33 AM

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Only 10 episodes planned and they had to make half of the first one to be anime original with loads of forced drama and misunderstandings. The pacing and the music placements are pretty off. Not to mention some QUALITY here and there.
At least the other half of the episode they managed to place that dialogue of Origami and Shidou on the bathroom. And they even managed to sneak in the skipped epilogue of volume 4 with Kurumi's main goal. So not a lost cause I guess. Knowing the events of volume 10 makes those parts even more interesting actually.

Next episode, the Yamai twins. Wonder who will gain more fans.
Apr 11, 2014 11:59 AM

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Thank you HS for not sticking to your schedule, thanks to that I went and got the raw instead

Not like I understand a lot of it but it was interesting I guess.

Now to wait for the Subs lol...
Apr 11, 2014 1:01 PM

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If they don't get to volume 7 then g fucking g
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Apr 11, 2014 1:11 PM

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Not bad for anime original. Animation is... sometimes nice looking then most of the time... eh. But, I'm looking forward to more. Also, it was nice that some actual stuff from the volumes was mixed in a bit
Apr 11, 2014 1:13 PM

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Lol, Tohka imagining things and freaking out again.

Looks like those two new girls will be in the next episode. Also it looks like they are gonna fight that Ellen girl at some point.
Apr 11, 2014 1:38 PM

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Thought it was a good first episode loved that they put Kurumi at the end there very good for her story development!
Apr 11, 2014 1:55 PM

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It's back!

Okay episode. First part was good,and pretty funny. The second was kinda boring. I love Thoka is all, but damn. Kurumi at the end made it for me. The music that played set it up so perfectly. Sounds like Kurumi is getting ready to take down Kotori.

Twins next ep can't wait.
Apr 11, 2014 2:03 PM

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Ugh,Tohka is such an annoyance. Bearing with her is even more irritating than with a baby.
Waiting for the new girls.
Apr 11, 2014 2:05 PM
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Can't tell if his kisses are so good that it explodes her power out or if he's giving a kiss of death and sucking it out from her haha
Apr 11, 2014 2:08 PM
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OK first episode. Hopefully the rest are better animation wise, considering that there are only 9 more this season
Apr 11, 2014 2:11 PM

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A pretty strong first episode in my opinion!

But gosh did they miscast Mikie...if Date A Strike ever gets animated, they are going to need to recast her ._.

Anyway, Yoshino's got a new look going which trumps the old one, and Tohka's tons of fun as usual~

Only 10 episodes...T_T
Apr 11, 2014 2:18 PM
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Tohka was kinda annoying in this episode. Kurumi at the end tho. I'm so excited to see the Yamai twins in the next episode.
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Apr 11, 2014 2:20 PM

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Enjoyed the first episode but I still want more date a live. Next weeks episode looks good as well.
Apr 11, 2014 2:23 PM

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I was excited for the first episode but Tohka killed the mood.
Apr 11, 2014 2:32 PM

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Did I just see Shido wielding Tohka's sword?
Is he finally going to actually use the spirit powers he is sealing?
If so then get hypeeee!!!

Origami taking Shido to a bathroom stall... always so classy.
Also, dat Kurumi-chan =3
Apr 11, 2014 2:37 PM

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Did they seriously just do a half filler first ep O_o?? And with only 10 eps.

Idiocy has limits -.-

Tohka was cute at first but then the forced drama became annoying. Gotta admit I lol'd a bit at first with how they're syncing stuff with the drama that Yoshino is watching XD And the kiss was nice too ^^

Origami being awesomely aggressive as usual was nice :3

We get to see Westcott and Ellen.

And I partially forgive them since they brought in Kurumi at the end. With some plot development too. So that's her goal? Interesting. KURUMIII!!! >.<

DAT ED though :O

Nxt ep we start following the LN :) Tohka wearing male clothing and the Yamai sisters. Can't wait to see them animated <3 Seems like the animation will be better nxt ep too thankfully.
Apr 11, 2014 2:49 PM

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Not the most impressive, but still solid.
Tohka's naivete is most endearing personally. She might have gone just a tad overboard drawing Sandalphon, but it kinda fits.
Yoshino, adorable as always.
I'm expecting to see PLOT THICKENING soon with Ellen and Westcott making an appearance. Yamai twins' arc will certainly be interesting. Kurumi...yeah, she's gonna be stalking Kotori waiting for a chance to slaughter her and eat Shido, not too surprised xD

An entertaining first episode. I enjoyed it.
Apr 11, 2014 2:56 PM

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I get goosebumps just by hearing Kurumi's voice once again after such a long time!
Apr 11, 2014 3:04 PM

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Something seemed off with Shidou's eyes. Didnt like Kurumi's angles...
I liked season 1 a lot... but this episode is 1/5 for me... too melo
ova>>>season 2 ep 1
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Apr 11, 2014 3:09 PM

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What can i say... poor Shido...
"Let justice be done, though the heavens fall."
Apr 11, 2014 3:24 PM
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Tohka and Yoshino are just as sensitive as ever..
Nice seeing Kotori again. :)

Origami finds the perfect 'place' to talk to Shido alone. XD
Oh, so she doubts what Shido really is..

Tohka finds a suitcase in Shido's room and automatically thinks of the Soap Opera Yoshino is watching. XD
Origami takes the chance to escalate it even more. XD

Tohka' ribbon twitching and her expressions were too cute. :3
There she goes again after Shido. XD

Felt like that drama synchronization was kind of deliberate to extend the episode.. Nonetheless, it was funny.

Westcott and Ellen are probably up to something; checking info on Tohka..
Ellen is mankind's greatest wizard!? We'll probably see some good battles.

Oh yes! That OST! That Kurumi is back!
Her motive is vaguely revealed.

Interesting ending! New characters incoming next episode.

Apr 11, 2014 3:25 PM

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MEH, probably another series dropped this season.

Apr 11, 2014 3:45 PM

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This ep was too cliché... thank god twins next ep.
Apr 11, 2014 3:50 PM

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Seeing Tohka panic like that after watching that drama series a few times was funny lol. I guess it got the both of them closer together in the end. Good episode. Can't wait for the next one.
Apr 11, 2014 3:57 PM

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I am only here to fap to kurumi.
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Apr 11, 2014 4:00 PM

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It still surprises me on how flipping bad Funimation video stream is. I mean it's consistently terrible.

Watching only because Origami. Tohka is still annoying to watch. 10 episodes is fine with me. Wasn't that big a fan of the first season. Hope this isn't as awful as IS second season. See what new cast members bring to the party.
Apr 11, 2014 4:04 PM

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hopefully its better than the shitty first season.
Apr 11, 2014 4:13 PM

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Smh, thank God this shit only has 10 ep.
Apr 11, 2014 4:30 PM
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Quite a destructive opening I must say. I don't remember Tohko or Yoshino being so reckless and accident-prone. I'm glad Kotori is still normal atleast. And Origami is well Origami. Overly assertive and going strong as usual.

Tohka is a bit more annoying in this season than I remember. Two misunderstandings in one episode? >.> Keep her away from the TV please.

We got our first kiss scene this episode. Feels like season 1 all over again except the ending song is much better!

Apr 11, 2014 4:31 PM

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He should just get it over with and bang Origami, she's practically begging for it.

My guilty pleasure is back, and it is good.
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Apr 11, 2014 4:34 PM

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Amazing first episode. My love for Tohka hasn't changed, she's so cuteeee.
And the cherry at the top was Kurumi, my baby, I wasn't expecting to see her in the first episode. Sad we'll have just 10 episodes.
Apr 11, 2014 4:51 PM

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The animation as great as last season I see,lol.

Catchy ED.
Apr 11, 2014 5:01 PM

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YES! YES! YES! It's finally here!! How I've waited!

Apr 11, 2014 5:11 PM

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Why come Tohka has to be so ridiculous. I mean, it's bad enough to just jump to extreme conclusions like that... But for a girl to that has the power to level the whole fucking city... You think should would have learned a little self control at this point.

I pity Shido. Maybe it's not to late to tame Kurumi.. At least when you look her in the eyes and tell her that you lover her.... You'll know what time it is...
Apr 11, 2014 5:14 PM

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Wow, the art and animation just took a deep nosedive. Looks like butt...
Apr 11, 2014 5:23 PM

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Damn you soap operas !
Glad to see crew back, but only 10 episodes. T.T
Apr 11, 2014 5:27 PM

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Date A Live II, it's so beautiful!
Was Yoshino always so adorable?
Apr 11, 2014 5:29 PM

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Pretty boring first episode.
Apr 11, 2014 5:34 PM

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DAL II is finally here!

Nice episode to tie loose ends from season 1 and start off the new season. Lol all that drama for 3/4th of the ep just from watching soap operas. I knew they were evil. That Kurumi at the end though. Her appearance just made the ep a hundred times better. I felt like they actually tried to make a decent ending this time around. The new ending is better than all three endings from the first season. There were still some still images though.

Overall, this ep gets a 7/10. Not sure if anyone mentioned this, but Tohka's normal voice is finally back. Thank god they didn't use her ova voice, or the rating for this ep would have gone down. Anyway, can't wait for the Yamai sisters next ep.
Apr 11, 2014 5:55 PM
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So glad we got to see Kurumi at the end. For me, she's definitely the most intriguing character.

Pretty decent first episode overall; hope things will start to pick up next episode.
Apr 11, 2014 6:08 PM

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Good episode. Art was a bit sloppy here and there but I didn't really mind that. Good to see all the characters again, especially Kotori :3

I also think that Tohka was going really overboard. But that she is so naive is what makes her adorable. The kiss scene was really good.

Kurumi at the end was amazing. Her voice is so powerful as always.

Can not wait for the next episode to see Yamai twins!
I'm feeling thank you
Apr 11, 2014 6:17 PM

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Kslate23 said:
I pity Shido. Maybe it's not to late to tame Kurumi.. At least when you look her in the eyes and tell her that you love her.... You'll know what time it is...
Lol I just love how you put this
Apr 11, 2014 6:21 PM

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Tohka really over reacts
Apr 11, 2014 6:26 PM

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tohka is sooo cute ^o^
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