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Horimiya with IriMoya: Episode 12

It’s a Christmas episode! I genuinely thought this was going to be the last episode in the series until Irina pointed out otherwise last time, but with all that happened this episode, I’m still kind of surprised that it doesn’t just end here. But how are you doing, Irina?  Irina: I’m doing great! Spring is… Continue reading Horimiya with IriMoya: Episode 12

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Anime x Lit Crit: Toradora! 19

Welcome to another episode discussion between me and Negative Primes. All that roleplaying talk from the previous episode have escalated into costume disguises. Definitely not the first time people have dressed up in Toradora!, but this episode's costumes did surprise me! "Christmas angel" Taiga with a flight attendant bun and daddy Ryuji in Mr. Aisaka's suit.… Continue reading Anime x Lit Crit: Toradora! 19

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Anime x Lit Crit: Toradora! 18

Primes and I are back with another pre-Christmas party episode! Primes: Let the Christmas-preparation hijinks begin! The overarching motif in this episode, I think, is the idea of roleplaying. Ami is the first one to bring it up with her accusation that Ryuji and Taiga are "playing house." She points out that Ryuji is trying… Continue reading Anime x Lit Crit: Toradora! 18

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Anime x Lit Crit: Toradora! 17

Wow, we're moving into the infamous Christmas arc! I've avoided spoilers pretty well so far, so I'm not sure what that means yet... Primes: Infamous? How is it infamous? I keep seeing on Twitter and WordPress that this arc wrecks feels... This was especially talked about around Christmastime, which I noticed last year. Primes: Can… Continue reading Anime x Lit Crit: Toradora! 17