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Why You Should Be Watching: UQ Holder

After a short break as the seasons began their inevitable march, Why You Should Be Watching is back with UQ Holder, an anime featuring the vampire Evangeline from the popular Negima! Magister Negi Magi series watching over the new main character, Tōta Konoe, as he begins his newfound life of immortality in a much darker world than he realizes.

If that sounds like fun to you, take a look below the break for more!

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Why You Should Be Watching: Aho Girl & Tsurezure Children

Konnichiwa, minna-san! It’s time for your favorite moment of the week: that glorious day when I reveal to you exactly what you should and should not be watching this currently airing anime season. This week’s contestants are two short-form shows, Aho Girl and Tsurezure Children, as a celebration of my video finally returning from the depths of content ID Hell!

That’s right, if you’ve seen my video previously, and why wouldn’t you, because it’s funny as all get out, this won’t be new to you. But if you haven’t, sit down, strap in, and take a look below the break to check out the text and video versions of Why You Should Be Watching: Aho Girl & Tsurezure Children!

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Why You Should Be Watching: Shingeki no Bahamut: Virgin Soul

Welcome to another edition of Why You Should Be Watching, this week with a holdover from last season, Shingeki no Bahamut: Virgin Soul. A sequel to Shingeki no Bahamut: Genesis from 2014, this show follows the adventures of Nina, a dragonfolk woman, as she makes a life in a city under the command of a king bent on subjugating demons and gods beneath humanity’s iron heel.

If that sounds interesting to you, check out my thoughts on the show below the break!

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Why You Should Maybe Be Watching: Gamers!

Bonjour, and welcome to another stirring edition of anime I think You Should Maybe Be Watching, an example of my endless ambivalence to the more lackluster shows of the season that still have gems of goodness hidden within. Tonight my guest is Gamers!, a series about a group of people who, surprise surprise, are gamers, each with their own reasons to play the medium we all know and love, though there is a romantic comedy element to the show, as well.

If that sounds like a fantastic time to you, or you’re one of the two people (hi mom!) who just love reading everything I write, take a look below the break!

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Why You Should Be Watching: Isekai Shokudou

There comes a time in every Why You Should Be Watching when I come to the conclusion on whether or not the article I’m going to be writing will be nearly long enough to be worth posting. In other words, today’s editorial was supposed to be Tsurezure Children, but since it is a short-form show, there really isn’t that much to say about it.

However, I will be doing a video on it later this week, along with Aho Girl, so I did want to mention You Should Be Watching those two shows and you’ll find out more about that on my channel this Wednesday when the video releases.

So without further ado, today’s Why You Should be Watching is going to be Isekai Shokudou (Restaurant to Another World), a show about a restaurant in our world appearing in a fantasy world every seven days!

Check out my thoughts below the break!

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Why You Should Be Watching: Made in Abyss

It’s time for another week of Why You Should be Watching, where I recommend, or try to steer you away from, currently airing anime. This week I’ve got a really good one for you: Made in Abyss. If you’ve ever wanted to see what putting small children in astoundingly dangerous situations with the possibility of madness being worse than death is like, this might tickle your fancy!

Check out my thoughts below the break!

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Why You Should Be Watching: Fate/Apocrypha

Fate, Fate, Fate. Everyone knows the series if they’ve been anywhere near the anime fandom for any amount of time, and this latest in the franchise is more, more, more of everything you loved and hated from the first series.

Fate/Apocrypha takes place in an alternate reality where Fate/Stay Night never happened, and instead of the Free For All of 7 Servants and their Masters of Fate/Stay Night, there’s a 7v7 Holy Grail Team Deathmatch.

Check out my thoughts on the anime below on Why You Should Be Watching it!

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Why You Should Be Watching: Knight’s & Magic

Hello, and welcome to another installment of the popular Why You Should Be Watching series, fresh off a week break between seasons to bring you more reasons why you should be filling your limited hours on this earth with good, old fashioned anime.

This week’s contestant is the up and coming Knight’s & Magic, and with its crazy hodgepodge of fantasy and mechs, you know you’re in for a good time!

Check it all out below the break!

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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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