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True Tears Review – The Sum of All Tears (85%)

A few missteps and lurches into soap opera territory cannot spoil what was the most delicately balanced–and affecting–ending this season, capping off a show that…

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Kimikiss Pure Rouge Review: Is It All Right To Be Average? (75%)

The ending of this fine romance is either unsurprising or a cop-out. Is this show still worthwhile, though? Yes, mostly.

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Kimikiss Pure Rouge 22 – At Childhood’s End

As this show draws closer to the end, I’m realizing that it maybe, just maybe, doing for childhood what Honey and Clover did for post-adolescence:…

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A Kiss and A Tear: I Can’t Believe It’s Not Harem! (Part 2)

This is the second part of an extensive dialogue that Owen and I conducted recently about Kimikiss and True Tears, where I ask most of…

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True Tears 8-9: As the World Turns

This show continues to delight in the quality of its character interaction and writing, scored to some of the most appropriate BGM I’ve heard in…

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The Catchup 3: Kimikiss Pure Rouge 17-20

Oh, Mao. You were my favorite girl in this show. How could you have become so dislikable?

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