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

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

C
[C]-Control | Captain Earth | Case Closed | Casshern Sins | Celestial Method | Charlotte
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

D
DanMachi | 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 | Dimension W | .hack//G.U.+ | .hack//link |.hack//Quantum | .hack//SIGN
.hack//xxxx | Double Gauge | Dragon Drive | Durarara!!

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

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

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

H
Hayate the Combat Butler | Heat Guy J | Heroic Legend of Arslan | Hetalia: Axis Powers | Hitogatana
Horimiya | Hunter x Hunter | Hyouka

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

J
Joker Game | Jormungand | Jyu-Oh-Sei

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

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

M
Mai-HiME | Maid-Sama! | Majestic Prince | MAOH | March Comes in Like a Lion | Medabots
Michiko & Hatchin | Monster Rancher | Mouretsu Pirates | My Hero Academia | My Little Monster
My Love Story!!

N
Nabari no Ou | Nagi no Asukara | Naruto | Night Head | Night Raid 1931 | Nisekoi | No.6
Norn9 | Nui! | Nukoduke!

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

P
Pet Girl of Sakurasou | Plastic Memories | +Anima | Poco's Udon World | Pokemon | Princess Jellyfish
Psyren | Pumpkin Scissors

R
Re-Life | Rideback | R.o.D. TV | Romeo x Juliet | The Royal Tutor | 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

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

U
UN-GO | The Unlimited

V
Valvrave

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

Y
Yatterman Night | Yotsuba&! | Young Black Jack | Your Lie in April | Your Name |
YowaPeda | Yuusen Shojo

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

Your Lie in April (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso)

Plot: Kousei Arima was a renowned child pianist. But after the death of his mother, he can no longer play. However, he is dragged back onto the stage when he meets a violinist named Kaori, who puts her heart and soul into her music -- and who just happens to be in love with Kousei's best friend. (B+)

Characters: A-

Artwork & Animation: A

Voice Acting: A-

Music: A-

Objectionable Content: blood, profanity

Other: A heavily psychological and bittersweet love story. My biggest issue with this series was its sense of humor. (Its idea of comedy was Kousei taking a baseball to the head and bleeding all over the floor in episode 1. I didn't find that funny, especially after seeing his backstory.)

I have never read the manga that this anime is based on.

Overall Score: A-

Recommendation: 3/5

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March Comes in Like a Lion (Sangatsu no Lion)

Plot: Rei Kiriyama, the adopted son of a famous shogi player, has just struck out on his own after stepping into the professional shogi scene, himself. Alone in a bare-bones apartment and coping with feelings of depression, Rei finds shelter when he visits the warm home of three sisters, Akari, Hina and Momo. (B)

Characters: A-

Artwork & Animation: A-

Voice Acting: A

Music: B

Objectionable Content: some suggestive material

Other: Slightly uneven, with some very good parts and some odd or drawn-out parts (some of the jokes can feel like rambling). The ending is also not really an ending. Other than that, I enjoyed the series.

The anime is based off of a manga series, which I have not read.

Overall Score: A-

Recommendation: 2.5/5

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Evergreen

Plot: Yoshimatsu Hotaka lost his father to a congenital heart disease and views himself as a weakling, having inherited the same disease and undergone a surgery that left an awful scar. He uses the manga club anthology to vent his feelings, and, in the meantime, is content with watching Niki Awaya, the girl he has a major crush on, from the club room window. When Hotaka and Niki finally meet for the first time during a swimming test, he has a hard time believing that Niki actually likes him. Pushed on by his friend, On-chan, Hotaka slowly takes the first steps toward befriending Niki -- who he may have more in common with than he could imagine. (There's a pretty good plot being slowly revealed, but something's a little off about the execution. B-)

Characters: B

Art: B

Objectionable Content: fan service, profanity

Other: I haven't finished the series yet, so perhaps I'm jumping the gun on my judgement. There's obviously a big bomb waiting to be dropped on Hotaka, and that part of the story is interesting. But there's something that holds it back from being as good as it could be.

Overall Score: B

Recommendation: 2/5

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Orange

Plot: Naho Takamiya is a shy high-school girl with a budding crush on new student, Kakeru Naruse. When she receives a letter from her future self that tells her how to save Kakeru from committing suicide, she is skeptical of its contents. But when the events in her letter begin coming true, she desperately tries to change the future. (Gets a little weird in its attempts to explain its premise, but still high marks for creativity -- A-)

Characters: B+

Artwork & Animation: A-

Voice Acting: A-

Music: B

Objectionable Content: profanity

Other: I've never read the manga that this was adapted from. It's a generally quiet slice-of-life/romance with a light sci-fi premise. It handles both its light, silly moments and its darker dramatic themes very well, making for a nice balance of laughs and tearjerkers.

Overall Score: B+

Recommendation: 3.5/5

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