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As the End Nears, the Fall 2010 Roundup Edition! (Star Driver, Bakuman, Squid Girl)

Howdy, folks. It’s been a while since I’ve written anything, and since this here site has reviewed, well, anime…so let me go ahead and get the ball rolling with my thoughts on the near-ends of Star Driver, Bakuman and Squid Girl! More to come later, too.

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Fall 2010 Roundup, Pt 1: Oreimo, Star Driver, Bakuman

This has actually been a pretty decent season for anime so far, at least with shows that are interesting (meaning: intriguing enough at least to make me pay attention) to watch. Nevertheless, most of the shows also are far from perfect despite being enjoyable. Let’s take a look at six shows so far…

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The Brother and Sisterhood of Fan: Oreimo’s Two Families

Oreimo, perhaps the most surprising show of the season, has sparked a lot of discussion across the blogosphere. Is it a more realistic depiction of sibling life, at least compared to the rancidly moe depiction of little sisters in recent anime? Or is it just another incest-fest waiting to happen, as a jaundiced interpretation of the most recent episode might suggest? Heck, might it be a covertly Christian lesson in turning the other cheek and loving your enemies?

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First Look Fair: The World God Only Knows

The World God Only Knows was one of my most anticipated shows of the Fall season, in large part because I already knew and loved the manga. (This is rare for me: I am much more of an anime watcher than a manga reader.) What makes it tick?

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