Weekly Anime Roundup – Winter 2015 Week 6

Most of the way through the season now, and finally I’m catching up. Then again, there’s few enough things left that it would be slightly worrying if I weren’t.

Episodes watched this week:
Sengoku Musou 4
Junketsu no Maria 4
Junketsu no Maria 5
Dog Days” 5
Rolling Girls 5
Rolling Girls 6
Kantai Collection 6
Kantai Collection 7
ISUCA 3
Yoru no Yatterman 5
Yoru no Yatterman 6
Binan Koukou Chikyuu Bouei-bu LOVE! 6
Military! 7
Akatsuki no Yona 20
Seiken Tsukai no World Break 5
Shirobako 20
Ansatsu Kyoushitsu 5
Ansatsu Kyoushitsu 6
Sengoku Musou 5
Dog Days” 6
Koufuku Graffiti 6
Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata 5
Kantai Collection 8
Log Horizon 2nd Season 21

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Weekly Anime Roundup – Winter 2015 Week 5

It seems every week something happens to interrupt my viewing. This time it was my headphones breaking (or, more accurately, the sound going in one ear). I bought myself a new set but they’re rather tinny so I’d rather not use them much. So I’ve also ordered a new pair of the same ones as I had before. I’ll keep these ones as a spare – even with the tinniness they’re a good deal better than the bass-enhancing pile of junk that I was conned into buying once and which form my current spare set. Seriously, why do people act as though a set of headphones that deliberately and significantly distorts the sounds they produce is a good thing rather than being a case of something inherently broken?

Anyway, enough about headphones.

I also read rather more manga than usual this week, catching up with Saki (which I had slipped behind on), Aizawa-san Zoushoku (which I didn’t read the latest chapter of when it came out due to it happening whilst I was ill) and Spirit Circle (which I only started reading last week)*. Despite that, the headphones issue, and not being around at all on Sunday or yesterday, I still managed to watch about as many episodes as there are series that I am following this season, so it wasn’t too much of a setback. Although I’d have liked to catch up a bit as well.

Episodes watched this week:
Log Horizon 2nd Series 19
Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata 4
Isuca 2
Shirobako 18
Military! 6
Koufuku Graffiti 4
Koufuku Graffiti 5
Yoru no Yatterman 4
Dog Days” 4
Binan Koukou Chikyuu Bouei-bu LOVE! 5
Akatsuki no Yona 19
Kantai Collection: KanColle 5
Absolute Duo 5
Absolute Duo 6
Shirobako 19
Log Horizon 2nd Series 20
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Weekly Anime Roundup – Winter 2015 Week 4

Posting this a day late due to the fact that I didn’t have time to post it yesterday. Or to watch any anime for that matter. Indeed the anime episodes watched during last week were pretty much entirely concentrated in the first half, and I haven’t watched a single episode since Thursday. I’ve been busy reading manga with the time I have…

Episodes watched this week:
Dog Days” 3
Ansatsu Kyoushitsu 3
Ansatsu Kyoushitsu 4
Absolute Duo 4
Yoru no Yatterman 3
Akatsuki no Yona 17
Junketsu no Maria 2
Binan Koukou Chikyuu Bouei-bu LOVE! 4
Juuou Mujin no Fafnir 3
Seiken Tsukai no World Break 3
Seiken Tsukai no World Break 4
Military! 5
Koufuku Graffiti 3
Akatsuki no Yona 18
Sengoku Musou 3
Junketsu no Maria 3
Rolling Girls 4
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Weekly Anime Roundup – Winter 2015 Week 3

So yes, I was ill for a while, and there was a period of 9 days during which I didn’t watch any anime as a result (Log Horizon 16 was watched on the day it aired and episode 17 was watched several days late, yet these were consecutive episodes watched). Consequentially the “week” has been pushed back by 9 days, and I am rather behind with my watches.

Episodes watched this “week”:
Seiken Tsukai no World Break 2
Dog Days” 2
Rolling Girls 2
Absolute Duo 3
Log Horizon 16
Log Horizon 17
Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata 3
Shirobako 16
Rolling Girls 3
Kantai Collection: KanColle 3
Kantai Collection: KanColle 4
Akatsuki no Yona 16
Yoru no Yatterman 2
Haitai Nanafa 2nd Season 5
Haitai Nanafa 2nd Season 6
Haitai Nanafa 2nd Season 7
Haitai Nanafa 2nd Season 8
Haitai Nanafa 2nd Season 9
Haitai Nanafa 2nd Season 10
Haitai Nanafa 2nd Season 11
Sengoku Musou 2
Shirobako 17
Haitai Nanafa 2nd Season 12
Haitai Nanafa 2nd Season 13 END
Isuca 1
Log Horizon 2nd Season 18
Binan Koukou Chikyuu Bouei-bu Love! 3
Military! 4
Death Parade 3

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Weekly Anime Roundup – Winter 2015 Week 2

Some anime redeemed themselves, while others have fallen by the wayside. Some stepped up a gear, while others were less than they had previously appeared. In other words, a typical week 2 of a season. Oh, and I’ve fallen back a bit. That’s typical of week 2 as well. Although not by much because there isn’t that much to watch.

Episodes watched this week:
Log Horizon 2nd Season 15
Military 2
6♥Princess (music) 1 END
Yoru no Yatterman 1
Junketsu no Maria 1
Absolute Duo 2
Yuri Kuma Arashi 2
Binan Koukou Chikyuu Bouei-bu LOVE! 2
Kantai Collection: KanColle 2
Akatsuki no Yona 15
Koufuku Graffiti 2
Juuou Mujin no Fafnir 2
Ansatsu Kyoushitsu 2
Death Parade 2
Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata 2
Shirobako 15
Military! 3
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Weekly anime roundup – Winter 2015 week 1

It’s the start of a new season, and thus a relatively large post, with my first impressions of most series.

There’s unusually large gaps in terms of enjoyment between the series at the moment, in part because there’s fewer series, but also because there’s only a handful that really caught me so far. Of course, I haven’t watched more than the first episode of anything yet, so there’s still plenty of chance for the others to improve.

Episodes watched this week:
Military! 1
Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata episode 0
Kantai Collection: KanColle 1
Binan Koukou Chikyuu Bouei-bu LOVE! 1
Log Horizon 2nd Series 14
Doamaiger D 1
Absolute Duo 1
Rolling Girls 1
Seiken Tsukai no World Break 1
Koufuku Graffiti 1
Akatsuki no Yona 14
Shinmai Maou no Testament 1
Yuri Kuma Arashi 1
Juuou Mujin no Fafnir 1
Ansatsu Kyoushitsu 1
Death Parade 1
Dog Days” 1
Shirobako 14
Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata 1
Sengoku Musou 1

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Winter 2015 anime watching intentions

I decided to move this over from my MAL blog. The list of series is taken from https://livechart.me/winter. As always, I will update this post as the season progresses.

This season I will be trying out most new things, but the vast majority of the unusually high number of sequels are from franchises which I am not familiar with. 23 things to watch in total, 4 continuing and 19 new.

Continuing from the current season:
Akatsuki no Yona*
Log Horizon 2nd Series*
Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (may still drop this yet)*
Shirobako*

Will try:
Absolute Duo
Ansatsu Kyoushitsu
Binan Koukou Chikyuu Bouei-bu Love!*
Death Parade
Doamaiger D
Dog Days”
Isuca
Junketsu no Maria
Juuou Mujin no Fafnir*
Kantai Collection: KanColle*
Koufuku Graffiti
Military!*
Rolling Girls**
Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata*
Seiken Tsukai no World Break*
Sengoku Musou*
Shinmai Maou no Testament*
Yoru no Yatterman
Yuri Kuma Arashi

*These series are available in the UK on Crunchyroll

** These series are not available on CR but are available on in the UK on Viewster

Won’t watch:
Aldnoah Zero 2nd Season – never watched series 1
Durarara!!x2 Shou – haven’t watched anime of series 1
Go! Princess Precure – I’ve never tried a precure series and this doesn’t look like the one I would go with if I did.
Jojo no Kimyou na Bouken: Stardust Crusaders – Egypt Hen – not watched any Jojo series.
Kamisama Hajimemashita – dropped series 1.
Ketsuekigata-kun! 2 – I didn’t even know this existed and thus never watched the first series.
Kuroko no Basket 3rd series – Never watched earlier series
Minna Atsumare! Falcom Gakuen SC – never watched the first series.
Pankis! 2-jigen – I don’t think I could bear to watch this.
Q Transformers: Kaette Kita Convoy no Nazo – not a transformers fan.
Shounen Hollywood – didn’t watch 49
Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor – Exodus – not watched earlier parts of the series.
Tantei Kageki Milky Holmes TD – not watched earlier parts of the series.
The iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls – the original iDOLM@STER didn’t appeal to me so I don’t see this doing it either.
Tokyo Ghoul √A – didn’t watch the first series.
Tsukimonogatari: Yotsugi Doll – I kind of stopped caring about monogatari.
Washimo 2 – Completely put off by the art style.

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