AngryJellyfish’s Top 12 Anime of 2017!

December 31, 2017

Hooray for leaving things until the last minute, again~ Here are my Top 12 series of 2017, a year which has certainly kept me entertained. I had to leave some really good shows out. 😦

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And my award for best screenshot of the year goes to Yowamushi Pedal: New Generation. 😛

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2017 Anime – Top 12 ED Themes

December 29, 2017

Ending themes tonight! Which brings an intense three days of blog post drafting to an end. I’ll take a breather tomorrow, before delivering my Top 12 series of 2017 on late Saturday/early Sunday, all being well.

As before, Youtube/Dailymotion and even Vimeo links this time (to the TV version of the song with animation where available) are in the titles. 🙂

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My Show By Rock!! cosplay back in March feels like a long time ago now… (image by 蒼幽子)

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Autumn 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 12

December 28, 2017

Another season ends… slightly different this time though, in that I won’t be posting weekly rankings for the Winter 2018 season, or for the foreseeable future after that. I’m aiming to cut down my anime viewing to 8-9 weekly series, and will dedicate the time saved on things like this to gaming instead. Can’t imagine this format working with half the number of series.

Thankfully, it seems we’ll be ending on a high note, as most of this week’s final episodes have risen to the top… though not necessarily in the order I’d have predicted!

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Not ALL the way to the top, mind – there’s still one episode to go for Fate/Apocrypha!

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2017 Anime – Top 12 OP Themes

December 27, 2017

A break from the usual weekly rankings – but not from anime, or lists. 😛 Here are my top opening themes of 2017, a list which made me realize how few I actually remember or listen to compared with the ending themes. A trend I see every year. Maybe I’m just too impatient waiting for the actual episode to begin to fully appreciate OPs? Regardless, these ones managed to impress me.

As ever, Youtube/Dailymotion links (to the TV version of the song with animation where available) are in the titles, so you can judge my taste in music for yourself.

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Christmas owls… because. (image by dA)

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Autumn 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 11

December 19, 2017

And, finally, we’re back on track with the Tuesday posts. Though I can’t guarantee the next one will be up on Boxing Day… As for the Top OPs post, my plans to do that last week completely fell through due to other commitments, but it (and the other usual end of year posts) WILL happen!

Meh, at least I’ll be done with work for 2017 by this time tomorrow. One less distraction. 😀

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An eleventh hour… erm, week… victory for Fate/Apocrypha! More great battles this week, but crucially, featuring characters I care more about than most of last week’s lot.

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Autumn 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 10

December 13, 2017

My early dreams of publishing an Autumn Rankings post on a Sunday feel like distant memories at this point… work has been very busy. Ah well, not long to go now.

Top OPs of 2017 post coming soon™.

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Dia’s battle against the creepiest of moon people was epic.

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Autumn 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 9

December 6, 2017

Late again – it’s all WordPress’ fault this time though, I swear! It was constantly crashing and refusing to save my drafts yesterday afternoon, so I gave up.

The lack of Top OP and Top ED of the year threads nearly a week into December? That’s just laziness, I’ll admit. 😛

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Back at #1 after a momentary blip – I think Japan’s police force is going to be just the start of Hiro’s rampage. How long before he faces the JSDF, and the government?

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