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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

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

[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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Joker Game | Jormungand | Jyu-Oh-Sei

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

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

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!!

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

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

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

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

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

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

UN-GO | The Unlimited


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

Yatterman Night | Yotsuba&! | Young Black Jack | YowaPeda | Yuusen Shojo

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


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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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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Top 5 Underrated Series

I'm sure we all have our series that we wish would get a little more love. These are the little guys that have great stories and characters that no one notices. The ones that are shoved into the background, eclipsed by the big, explosive shonen se...

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My Hero Academia (Boku no Hero Academia)

Plot: In this world of heroes, the majority of people develop special powers, or "quirks", in early childhood. But big-hearted Izuku Midoriya has no "quirk". He admires the heroes and aspires to be one. When he meets his hero of heroes, All Might, he finally gets his big chance! (B+)

Characters: A-

Artwork & Animation: A-

Voice Acting: A

Music: B+

Objectionable Content: blood, profanity, suggestive themes

Other: I have not read the manga that this anime is based off of. The character designs are rather strange. The story and characters, though, are a real draw.

Overall Score: A-

Recommendation: 3.5/5

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Bungou Stray Dogs

Plot: Atsushi is an outcast spurned as someone who brings only misfortune to others. When he has no place to go, he stumbles across a man who is attempting suicide and rescues him. That man is Dazai, a member of a special detective agency whose agents all have special abilities. When Atsushi discovers that he has powers of his own, Dazai hires him on as a member of the Armed Detective Agency... (B+)

Characters: B

Artwork & Animation: B

Voice Acting: B+

Music: B

Objectionable Content: Blood, suggestive themes/innuendo, profanity

Other: If you're looking for something a little bit different from the norm, this will probably satisfy you. It's a nice mix of detective story and shonen battle manga.

A couple uncomfortable elements from the manga are really played-up and uncomfortable in the anime, though. (Be ready to fastforward through an extremely stomach turning incest joke in the third ep -- in the book, it didn't seem to be dwelt on to this extent, but I'm taking off points in Recommendation for this.)

Overall Score: B

Recommendation: 2/5

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