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Accel World | Air TV | Aishiteruze Baby | Akagami no Shirayukihime | Akatsuki no Yona | Aldnoah.Zero
Angel Beats! | Animal Academy | AnoHana| Arata: The Legend | Astro Boy | Azumanga Daioh

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Bakuman | Beast Master | Beyblade | Birdy the Mighty: Decode | Black Bullet | Black Cat
Blue Inferior| Brynhildr in the Darkness | Buddy Complex

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[C]-Control | Captain Earth | Case Closed | Casshern Sins | Celestial Method | Chichikogusa
Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai | Clannad | Clay Lord | Claymore | Code: Breaker | Code-E
Code Geass | Coppelion | Corset ni Tsubasa | Crest of the Stars | Cyborg 009

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Darker Than Black | Dawn of the Arcana | Dengeki Daisy | A Devil and Her Love Song
Diamond Cut Diamond | Digimon Adventure | Digimon Data Squad | Digimon Tamers
.hack//G.U.+ | .hack//link |.hack//Quantum | .hack//SIGN | .hack//xxxx | Double Gauge
Dragon Drive | Durarara!!

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Eden of the East | El Cazador de la Bruja | Elemental Gelade | Ergo Proxy | Eureka 7

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Figure 17 | The Friendly Winter | Free! | Fruits Basket | Full Metal Panic

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Gakuen Babysitters | Gargantia | Gekkan Shojo Nozaki-kun | GetBackers | Guilty Crown
Gundam Seed | Gunslinger Girl

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Hayate the Combat Butler | Heat Guy J | Hetalia: Axis Powers | Hitogatana | Horimiya
Hunter x Hunter | Hyouka

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Illegal Rare | Immortal Rain | Inu x Boku | Irregular at Magic High School | Iris Zero | Isshukan Friends

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Jormungand | Jyu-Oh-Sei

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K | Kagerou Days | Karneval | Kiddy Grade | Kimi ni Todoke | Kimi to Boku | Kino's Journey
Kotoura-san

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La Corda D'Oro | Lagrange | Last Exile | Last Ranker be the Last One |Library Wars | Lime Odyssey
Little Busters | Love So Life | Lucky Star

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Mai-HiME | Maid-Sama! | Majestic Prince | MAOH | Medabots | Michiko & Hatchin | Monster Rancher
Mouretsu Pirates | My Little Monster

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Nabari no Ou | Nagi no Asukara | Naruto | Night Head | Night Raid 1931 | Nisekoi | No.6
Nui! | Nukoduke!

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Oban Star Racers | Okami-san and her Seven Companions | Okami-kodomo | One Piece
Oresama Teacher | Otomen

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Pet Girl of Sakurasou | +Anima | Pokemon | Princess Jellyfish | Psyren | Pumpkin Scissors

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Rideback | R.o.D. TV | Romeo x Juliet | Rurouni Kenshin

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S.A. | Saijou no Meii | Sailor Moon: Crystal | Samurai 7 | Sands of Destruction | School Rumble
Seven Deadly Sins | Sgt. Frog | Shining Hearts | Shirayukihime to 7-nin no Shuujin
Silver Diamond | Skip Beat | SNAFU | Solty Rei | Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii | Spiral | Starry Sky
The Story of Saiunkoku | Sword Art Online | SAO II

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Tegami Bachi | Touhou Shinigami | Trigun | Tsubasa: Those With Wings | Tsukikage Ran

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UN-GO | The Unlimited

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Valvrave

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Wasureyuki | When Supernatural Battles Become Commonplace | Whistle! | WIXOSS | Wolf's Rain
World Embryo | World Trigger

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Yotsuba&! | YowaPeda | Yuusen Shojo

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Zankyou no Terror | Zennou no Noa | Zoids | Zoids: Chaotic Century

Kagerou Days

Plot: Shintaro Kisaragi has been living as a shut-in for two years when Ene, the cyber-girl on his PC, inadvertently wrecks his computer. Shintaro goes out to replace it and gets caught up in a terrorist attack at the mall, where a mysterious group called Mekakushi Dan appears on the scene... (Good, but can be difficult to follow -- B+)

Characters: Good variety -- B+

Artwork & Animation: Manga -- B+ / Anime -- A

Voice Acting: A

Music: B

Objectionable Content: Mild profanity and suggestive themes, blood.

Other: Based on "Kagerou Project", a series of songs by Jin (Shizennoteki-p). It's a series of stories that become intertwined.

The anime adaptation is titled "Mekaku City Actors", and the art/animation is done by Studio Shaft, the creative minds behind the Nisekoi anime and Bakemonogatari/Nisemonogatari. MCA is mainly eye candy (though it is cool to hear all the characters come to life). The already difficult-to-follow story line is even more jumbled and weird than the manga, but, once you catch on, you can sort of piece it together. MCA needed to be longer and feels cut short. Hopefully, the manga will pick up the slack.

Overall Score: B+

Recommendation: Anime -- 2.5/5 | Manga -- 3/5

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Valvrave the Liberator

Plot: When Haruto's home comes under attack by the Dorssian military, and his crush is killed, he finds a mysterious mech called Valvrave and uses it to save the day. However, partnering with the Valvrave has a strange side effect -- Haruto can't die, and he becomes vampiric. The Dorssian military comes back with a vengeance to seize the mechs, and Haruto, afraid to let anyone else become a monster like him, decides to fight in the Valvrave and defend everyone... (B)

Characters: B

Art & Animation: A

Voice Acting: A

Music: B

Objectionable Content: blood (can go over the top), profanity

Other: Gave up on watching this one partway through.

Overall Score: B

Recommendation: 1.5/5

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Selector Infected WIXOSS

Plot: Ruko is new and town and has no friends. Her brother introduces her to a card game called Wixoss, and she finds a special card in her deck that qualifies her as a "selector" -- a candidate for the position of "Eternal Girl" who is entitled to have a wish granted. She is soon searched out by other selectors for battle... (C+)

Characters: B+

Art & Animation: A

Voice Acting: A

Music: A

Objectionable Content: suggestive themes, profanity

Other: The strength of this series is a very strong psychological suspense -- something sinister is lurking under the guise of the innocent card game that the viewers want to find out, and the music and the art really lend to that atmosphere.

However, I'm certainly uneasy with one of the main characters' motivations -- in fact, I'm a bit disturbed to see just how many anime series we have this season that have incest suggested or played as a theme.

Overall Score: A-

Recommendation: 1.5/5

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Nisekoi (False Love)

Plot: Raku Ichijo is the heir to a yakuza family, and when his father makes a deal with the leader of a rival family, he is forced to pretend he's in love with the rival's daughter, Chitoge Kurosaki. The thing is, he likes his classmate, Onodera, and he already made an important promise (which he can't remember) with a special girl ten years ago... (B+)

Characters: A-

Art & Animation: A

Voice Acting: A

Music: B

Objectionable Content: suggestive themes, profanity

Other: This is based on a popular Shonen Jump romance series, and with studio Shaft at the reigns, the visuals are pretty unique (though sometimes distracting).

Overall Score: A-

Recommendation: 2.5/5

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Buddy Complex

Plot: When Aoba is attacked by a giant mech, a mysterious girl named Hina saves him and sends him 70 years into the future. Aoba emerges in the middle of a war, and he inadvertently becomes the pilot of one of the army's new mechs, which must be paired with a "buddy" to unlock its special abilities. Aoba gets off on the wrong foot with Dio, the pilot of the buddy mech, and if he's going to find a way to get back to the past, he'll have to figure out how to survive in the future first... (B+)

Characters: B

Art & Animation: A

Voice Acting: A-

Music: B-

Objectionable Content: blood, profanity

Other: The characters aren't anything too special, and the plot is a lot like Gundam, minus the time travel aspect and the coupling mecha. But it's still an enjoyable show.

Overall Score: B+

Recommendation: 2.5/5

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