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    Review 2021 Autumn preliminary reviews: Jobless Reincarnation, vampire cosmonauts & questionable BL

    This trio has quite a range! We start off with the another big hitter in Jobless Reincarnation. I am sure lots of people will dive into that but the other series are a unique mix. This season holds yet another vampire series in the shape of Laika who is a lady vampire who wants to be the first...
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    Review 2021 Autumn preliminary reviews: Yuuki Yuuna, 86 and Mieruko-chan!

    In this first part of the autumn early review series I will be looking at the highly anticipated 86 as well as the comedy/horror that is Mierko-chan. We will then tee off with the latest season of Yuuki Yuuna which will be for those who like their magical girls to have a tinge of darkness. Check...
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    Mieruko-chan

    Japanese: 見える子ちゃん Airing date: 3/10/2021 (Sunday release) Episodes: 12 Genres: Horror, comedy Studio: Passione Synopsis: The story centres on Miko who is a typical high school student whose life turns upside down when she suddenly starts seeing monsters. Instead of showing her fright she...
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    Review Higurashi: When They Cry – Sotsu review

    Review Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU otherwise known as Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Sotsu is a supernatural, horror/thriller series which was first released in the summer 2021. When They Cry – SOTSU is the fifth and latest season in the Higurashi franchise and is a direct sequel to Gou. If you...
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    Review Prequel watch - Higurashi: When They Cry – Gou review

    When They Cry - Gou is an anime of two halves. The first 13 episodes of this show are devoted to the retelling of events from the original When They Cry series whilst the final 11 episodes take the franchise into new directions! Beware that this season has no conclusion and if you wish to see...
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    Episode Summary Higurashi Sotsu Episode 15 (SEASON FINALE!)

    Episode 15 Hanyuu makes the bold admission that she used to be like Eua and not believe in miracles! Eua remains unmoved by Hanyuu’s words and ends her speech with a big wallop! Back in the real world, Rika has got Satoko in the corner... Surely, surely it is done! Satoko reminds Riko...
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    Episode Summary Higurashi Sotsu Episode 14

    Episode 14 Rika asks menacingly how Satoko could know the contents of the present. Realising the game is up, Satoko decides to pull the trigger to stop Rika finding out more. With Rika dispatched Satoko takes her own life to end this crazy fragment... Rika gets up with what seems like a...
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    Episode Summary Higurashi Sotsu Episode 13

    Episode 13 Hanyuu believe it? She found Eua in the sea of fragments! But Eua is a rascal like Satoko and has a few tricks up her sleeve! She reveals to Hanyuu that she has the ability to see all much to her amazement. Things are not much better on Rika’s end as she has given up on this...
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    Episode Summary Higurashi Sotsu Episodes 11-12

    Episode 11 We get a painful reminder of what happened last week with some VERY bloody scenes After the carnage Satoko washes herself off A cheerful Rika comes over to greet Satoko who is most pleased to see her. Rika offers to help clean the house but Satoko rebuffs this by saying she...
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    Episode Summary Higurashi Sotsu Episodes 9-10

    Episode 9 We get a brief respite from the climax of the previous episode as Satoko reflects on what she has become after all these loops. Eua does ponder if Satoko is even human at this point. Interesting question she is throwing out… After that moment of reflection, we are sucked back into...
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    Review Prequel watch - Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei

    This is the third season of the Higurashi franchise and unlike the previous two seasons it takes on a much light hearted tone. There are more fan service moments and general comedy that is not often seen in the main story so is really something that caters to the fans. Sandwiched between the...
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    Episode Summary Higurashi Sotsu Episodes 7-8

    Episode 7 After the carnage of the previous episode Satoko takes a moment to reflect on recent events and what she can do to get the cat to stay. Satoko is confident that she has everything in the bag but Eua ominously reminds her that if she dies before the cat, it is game over. Was that a...
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    Review Prequel watch - Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai

    In this prequel watch we take a look at the second season of Higurashi series which answers a lot of the questions raised in the first season. In many ways I found Kai to be the true end and felt the subsequent seasons were, in essence, money grabs as entertaining as they were. If you want to...
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    Review Prequel watch part 5 - Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni

    In the fifth part of the prequal series I will delve into the Higurashi franchise. I will start with the original that started it all, Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni that came out all the way back in 2006. The series certainly left a mark with its style of horror and gore but behind the mindless...
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    Episode Summary Higurashi Sotsu Episodes 5-6

    Episode 5 The episode opens up with a quick cooking lesson outside. As usual Satoko is up to her usual mischief and it is not long before everyone’s dishes our fouled in some way. Calamities aside in this episode we discover Mion is developing feelings for Keiichi and she takes a moment...
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    Review Prequel series part 4 - Magia Record

    In the fourth part of the prequal series I will look into Magia Records which is a side story to the renowned Madoka series. While not quite as good as its main story counterpart Magia Records was still a fairly enjoyable watch. What is more this series has the potential for its second season to...
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