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Why You Shouldn’t Be Watching: Sword Oratoria

Today, I bring you another Why You Shouldn’t Be Watching with a heavy heart, because I very much wanted to like Dungeon ni Deai o Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka Gaiden: Sword Oratoria. It had all the makings of a great companion series to the original, but sadly lost its footing in the wake of strange creative choices that differ from the manga in big ways.

You can find out why what those are and why the anime adaptation is so bad after the break.

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Caught in the Croswynd: Youjo Senki and the Dichotomy of Cute Killing

Youjo Senki is an anime that, at first glance, seems incredibly at odds with itself when you consider the contradiction between its setting and main character. But while the show’s plot is ridiculous on the surface, this series still manages to work surprisingly well when translated to the medium of anime. Having a cute, little girl tasked with the killing of soldiers in a pseudo-World War I Europe is a dichotomy that is strangely fascinating to watch, and more than a little addicting once you give it a try.

Take a look below the break to see the rest of my write up on this wonderfully sadistic show.

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Why You Should Maybe Be Watching: Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records

Hot off the heels of last week’s Why You Shouldn’t Be Watching: Eromanga-sensei, I’m bringing you yet another spinoff of my Why You Should Be Watching series, this time with Why You Should Maybe Be Watching: Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records.

This anime is about a magical instructor with a dark past teaching kids who find him nothing more than a lazy bastard… but there’s always surprises in anime.

Maybe find out what those are below the break!

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Why You Shouldn’t Be Watching: Eromanga-sensei

On this cursed day, I come to you not with an anime I would recommend, but one I, with great sincerity and aplomb, suggest you do not watch under any circumstances. Eromanga-sensei is here, and incest is most certainly not wincest.

You can find out why below the break.

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Why You Should Be Watching: Kado: The Right Answer

Hello, and welcome to the newest edition of that article series where I tell you what you’re missing and should be watching for currently airing anime. This week is Kado: The Right Answer, or Seikaisuru Kado, a show about a negotiator working with a trans-dimensional being bearing gifts of incomprehensible power for a selfish race like humanity.

If that sounds interesting, take a look down below the break!

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Why You Should Be Watching: Quan Zhi Gao Shou

Hello, and welcome to another rendition of Why You Should Be Watching, where I tell you what anime you shouldn’t miss this season, since I watch too many anime and want to share them all with you. Today I’ll be talking about something a little different from usual with Quan Zhi Gao Shou, or The King’s Avatar, a show that actually isn’t an anime, but a genuine Chinese cartoon inspired by the anime artstyle!

Sound interesting? Of course it does, so go check down below the break to read more!

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Why You Should Be Watching: Sakura Quest

From the creators of Shirobako comes another in what hopefully will be a long line of cute adult women doing cute adult things, Sakura Quest, this time with a small town rejuvenation spin on the genre instead of the previous “how to make anime” series.

Trust me, it’s more interesting than it sounds at first glance, and I’ll tell you why below the break!

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Why You Should Be Watching: Boruto: Naruto Next Generations


There comes a time in every person’s life when the story you’re creating reaches its inevitable conclusion, when the characters you’ve come to know and love and watch grow through their adventures finally reach the peak and retire from all this world-saving business to watch over the next generation.

In Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, we get a glimpse into what that next generation is and how it will tell its own, new story; and so the cycle begins anew.

You can check out my thoughts on this series below the break!

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Why You Should Be Watching: Re:Creators

Hello, and welcome to my weekly article where I discuss currently airing anime in an effort to get you to watch them. Today’s topic is Re:Creators, an anime about bringing your fantasies to life with characters pulled into our world from video games, manga, and anime in a realistic approach on battling for the fate of reality in the “real world”.

If that sounds interesting to you, take a look below the break for my thoughts on the anime!

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7 Stand Out Series You Should Watch

Anime is a nearly endless ocean of content from every level of quality, and for almost every genre there is a series out there for anyone. Often, people like to keep themselves within certain genres and only explore out of that genre in certain fringe cases. For a long time I was the same, but as anyone who has checked my Anime-Planet knows, that isn’t exactly the case now.

Below is a list of series I believe everyone should give a watch. Many of the series may be critically acclaimed, but that doesn’t lessen the impact these series had on me when expanding my interest.

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