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Spring 2009 Anime Status Report

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I began blogging episodes of the latest anime debuting this spring a few months ago, because, well, I have a lot of time on my hands, and thought I'd give it a try. I've seen it done in other blogs, my favorite being Random Curiosity, where I used to follow Gundam 00. In didn't seem too daunting when I decided I'd only do three shows— Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Dragon Ball Kai, and Shin Mazinger Shougeki! Z-Hen— but when new episodes of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya were announced, I knew I had to follow that show, too. The issue was, however, I never eally announced my intentions or any sort of standards, I just went on blogging and rating each episode (out of a score of 5).

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood - Episode 14 Review

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Episode 14, "Those Who Dwell Underground"

*****SPOILERS*****

Synopsis: While Roy arrives at his new post in Central, Fuhrer King Bradley and Alex Louis Armstrong lead a charge on the Devil's Nest in Dublith. Most of Greed's chimeras allies are gunned down, with his closest allies killed by the Fuhrer himself. Greed is surprised that Bradley is also a homunculi, and is disabled by him. Bradley kills Martel while she hides in Alphonse's armor, and shocked, Al remembers his experiences during the human transmutation. Bradley takes Greed to the homuculi's hideout, where their leader, Father, condemns him to death, and reabsorbs his essence.

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya - Episode 18 Review

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Episode 18, "Endless Eight (Part 3)"


*****SPOILERS*****

Synopsis: The exact same fucking thing that happened last episode, with different angles.

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I'm seriously considering dropping this show.

Damn it, Kyoto Animation. What the hell is your problem? Three, three episodes and you still aren't finished with this single chapter-size short story? Give me a fucking break, this is trolling on a massive scale.

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