Explaining the canon of Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card (anime), connection to the second film

Sakura is not amused by your ignorance!

Saku­ra is not amused by your igno­rance! Card­cap­tor Saku­ra: Clear Card marks the return of my all-time favorite mag­i­cal girl, Kinomo­to Saku­ra (and mag­i­cal boy, look­ing at you Syao­ran!) into the world of Japan­ese ani­ma­tion, start­ing off the 2018 year on a good note. And I’ve returned from the dead to explain some very com­mon […]

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Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Arc — Revival of a classic Magical Girl

As the quin­tes­sen­tial Card­cap­tor Saku­ra fan­boy around the blo­gos­phere, I felt it was only right for me to start writ­ing about my thoughts on this at some point. A con­tin­u­a­tion of the series after 20 years is a pret­ty big thing, after all. You could mess around with Digi­mon Adven­ture tri. or Drag­on Ball Super […]

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Support Kodomo no Jikan

About six days ago, the Kick­starter for the Kodomo no Jikan Eng­lish local­iza­tion suc­cess­ful­ly raised enough mon­ey to offi­cial­ly bring this man­ga series to the Eng­lish-speak­ing world for the first time ever, since Sev­en Seas’ failed attempt to bring it over to the US as Nymphet in 2007. I’m famil­iar with the series, and hon­est­ly, […]

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「Localization Decisions For Literal Dummies」 Shirou doesn’t care if his body is made of swords

Alright, let’s talk about Eng­lish dubs. I don’t talk about dubs much, most­ly because I haven’t seri­ous­ly watched one since Samu­rai Cham­ploo’s (amaz­ing) dub. I don’t even both­er play­ing Japan­ese video games with Eng­lish audio either (nowa­days I don’t real­ly play local­ized JRPG’s that lack a dual audio option). I do like a few of […]

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「Localization Decisions For Literal Dummies」 Syaoran the Bestie

When Nip­pon Ichi Soft­ware Amer­i­ca released their pre­mi­um edi­tion of the Card­cap­tor Saku­ra Blu-ray col­lec­tion in 2014, I was obvi­ous­ly the hap­pi­est per­son on Earth final­ly being able to own the defin­i­tive view­ing expe­ri­ence of pos­si­bly one the cutest ani­me series in exis­tence, at an afford­able price. And every­thing was almost per­fect, espe­cial­ly the video […]

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Back with new content and a new PC

Alright then… first post of 2016. Sor­ry about the sud­den dis­ap­pear­ance of new posts. What was sup­posed to be a month-long break from the blog for school turned out to be a dis­as­ter. You see, I was going to write a Christmas/New Years post about my 2015 weeb high­lights for 12 Days of Ani­me, but […]

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Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya 2wei Herz! — Final Impressions

This par­tic­u­lar sea­son of Fate/kaleid lin­er Pris­ma Illya was some­thing I was look­ing for­ward to. Some­what-dif­fer­­ent-but-still-best-girl, it pre­miered on my birth­day month, for one, and I hon­est­ly could­n’t wait to see Ko-Gil in action com­ing off from the man­ga. Unfor­tu­nate­ly, as enjoy­able as it still was for me on its own, Sil­ver Link did a […]

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Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works Epilogue & Sunny Day

This makes it the fourth time I’ve seen this shot Okay, so I’m back to wrap up the Fate/stay night Unlim­it­ed Blade Works post I start­ed ages ago. Instead of squeez­ing in the VN’s orig­i­nal epi­logue at the end of the pre­vi­ous episode, Ufotable did a great thing by pro­duc­ing an entire extra episode with […]

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Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works 24 – 「武器の貯蔵は充分か」

-I am the bone of my sword- 体は剣で出来ている。 ‑Steel is my body and fire is my blood- 血潮は鉄で心は硝子。 ‑I have cre­at­ed over a thou­sand blades- 幾たびの戦場を越えて不敗。 ‑Unaware of Loss- ただの一度の敗走もなく、 ‑Nor aware of Gain- ただの一度の勝利もなし。 ‑With­stood pain to cre­ate weapons, wait­ing for one’s arrival- 担い手はここに孤り 剣の丘で鉄を鍛つ。 ‑I have no regrets. This is the only path- […]

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Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works 23

Fake Assas­s­in’s bat­tle with Saber here is pret­ty damn dis­ap­point­ing, with how quick­ly it all went down. We did­n’t even get to hear an ani­me ren­di­tion of Ship­pu no Ken­shi, “Sasa­ki Kojirou“ ‘s own theme, in the ani­me. Dammit Ufotable. It’s sad because this is the only route where Fake Assas­sin feels remote­ly rel­e­vant to the […]

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