Winter 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 1

January 15, 2017

It’s finally here, Week 1 episode rankings for Winter 2017! I use the term ‘week’ loosely here – Iron-Blooded Orphans’ 13th episode aired on Christmas day, while 3-gatsu no Lion’s was only yesterday evening. But it was that or leave a gap, and I don’t like gaps. 😛 Hopefully now that the chaos of New Year is over, we can expect a more regular release schedule from here onwards.

As usual, I’ll be commenting on the all-new, non-sequel shows this week due to the sheer number of them, but if you want to know my thoughts on any of the sequels or continuing series, ask away in the comments!

Despite a noticable drop in animation quality, KonoSuba's stupid plot twists and character take the #1 spot.

Despite a noticable drop in animation quality, KonoSuba’s stupid plot twists and character take the #1 spot.

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Happy New Year! 2017

January 1, 2017

Happy New Year, to all followers new and old, and to any random readers! Heck, even to the spam bots, why not~

Year of the Rooster!

Year of the Rooster!

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AngryJellyfish’s Top 12 Anime of 2016!

December 31, 2016

Hooray for leaving things until the last minute~ I’ve not thought of an anime-related New Year’s resolution yet (procrastinated on that too~), so might go with ‘put more effort into blogging’ if I can’t think of anything better. 😛

Here are my Top 12 series of 2016, which was a good year for anime IMO! I mean, I say that every year, but in all likelihood I’d give up and find another hobby if there wasn’t anything decent amongst the 20+ series I pick up each season!

As ever, I couldn't find any decent New Year-related art, so have a belated Santa Victor instead~ (art by 92)

As ever, I couldn’t find any decent New Year-related art, so have a belated Santa Viktor instead~ (art by 92)

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Autumn 2016 Episode Rankings – Week 12

December 30, 2016

Better late than never! Talking about anime is losing out in priority to watching anime at the moment, as I try to clear as much of my stalled list as possible in preparation for a largely new lineup for 2017. Considering its mostly stuff I’ve dropped at some point or other, it’s made for entertaining enough viewing. 😛

Anyway, here’s my thoughts on *most* of the season’s final episodes – as usual, I won’t be posting a ‘Week 13’, but feel free to ask my thoughts on any 13th episodes in the comments (but no spoilers for Flip Flappers, haven’t watched that yet!)

Izetta brings Fine one last victory, here in my weekly rankings. :razz:

Izetta brings Fine one last victory, here in my weekly rankings. 😛

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2016 Anime – Top 12 ED Themes

December 24, 2016

Merry Christmas Eve~ I left this far too late this year, but at least now I’ll only have to worry about Autumn’s Week 12 post and my Top 12 Anime of 2016 list before the new year…

Anyway, here’s my favorite EDs of the year. As usual, Youtube linksare in the titles.

Maybe this would have been more appropriate for the OP one, which actually featured SB69... ah well. (art by yamyom)

Maybe this would have been more appropriate for the OP one, which actually featured SB69… ah well. (art by yamyom)

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Autumn 2016 Episode Rankings – Week 11

December 18, 2016

Nothing ended this week, but a whole load look as though they’ll be ending at 12 episodes, so expect a huge post next week… or thereabouts. I might not actually post it on Christmas day. 😛

A risky move. :o I'd completely forgotten about Kira's father.

A risky move. 😮 I’d completely forgotten about Kira’s father.

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2016 Anime – Top 12 OP Themes

December 15, 2016

Enough procrastinating, time for more lists! This time, my favourite OP themes of the year. I thought my music collection hadn’t grown much this year, and after going through all the series that aired in 2016 to remind myself of their opening themes, I can see why… a lot of forgettable ones. I think the ED post will be a lot better. But anyway, here’s the best of the bunch, in my opinion~

As ever, Youtube links (to the TV version of the song with animation where available) are in the titles, so you can hear for yourselves just how bizarre my taste in music is.

A year without Symphogear is a sad year for anime... S4 when!?

A year without Symphogear is a sad year for anime… S4 when!? (art by Senomoto Hisashi)

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