Spring 2018 End of Season Rankings

July 8, 2018

Off-topic reminder: Vote in the poll to decide which (out of a selection of 5 anime series) I should watch next!

Here are my final thoughts on the anime series that both started and finished in the Spring season, the 12 – 13 ep series. People may remember from my mid-season thoughts that I was watching Lupin III, Steins;Gate and Boku no Hero Academia – since they’re still ongoing, I went back and picked up three more series to make up the numbers. Here’s how my lineup looked by the end of the season:

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Summer 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 12

September 25, 2017

And so ends the very strange Summer season – kind of. What with some of these series having started late, others having skipped weeks, and yet more of them simply having 13th episodes (or another full season) still to go, only eight actually finished this week. But meh, I’m away next weekend, so no ‘Week 13’ post this time either~


After a changeable start to the season, Fate/Apocrypha really dominated the last four weeks. Will it do the same in Autumn, in what’s likely to be a more action-heavy lineup?

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Summer 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 11

September 18, 2017

I’m sitting here shivering as I write this, and it’s pitch black outside too. Guess the end of the Summer season is approaching in more ways than one! This week sees the first show in my lineup come to an end, but the majority will be back for one more post. 🙂


Will Fate/Apocrypha’s strong scores in the second half be enough to score it a place in my overall Top 5? If not, there’s always Autumn!

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Summer 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 10

September 10, 2017

Only a couple of posts left to go, and I believe at least one series is due to end next week! That’s assuming it airs next week, of course. 😛

This time, however, everything aired as normal, and everything in the Top 10 was excellent (while the lower ranked eps were all at least mildly amusing). 😀

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Finally, we meet the third character from the ED theme and promo art!

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Summer 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 9

September 4, 2017

No skipped episodes, no double airings, nothing new picked up or dropped. Literally the first ‘normal’ week since the start of the season. 😮 Which leaves me with very little to say here. Let’s move on…


While the Masters and Servants battle furiously, the hormunculi quietly make their escape. So much going on in F/A right now!

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Summer 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 8

August 31, 2017

On this week’s awkward series list: Boku no Hero Academia S2 for not airing, and Shoukoku no Altair for airing two eps (as usual, I’m only covering the first here). Also, Ballroom e Youkoso… please pick a day of the week to air and stick to it! 😛

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Nail bomb strikes, though? Very ruthless tactics from young Mahmut!

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Summer 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 7

August 21, 2017

Slightly late this week… and the next post will be later still, as I’m away and likely without internet for five days, Friday until Tuesday (which are the days when virtually everything airs). Hopefully I’ll catch up quickly afterwards!

So, a week later than planned, but time to re-jig my lineup. I’ve already dropped Symphogear, and on top of that, I can’t bring myself to watch any more of the mysteriously dull Katsugeki Touken Ranbu. Everything else survives, and nothing new replaces them, as none of the Summer offerings that I initially skipped were any better on second viewing.

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I don’t think I could trust Ozen after all this. I’d be out of there ASAP.

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