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Review: Toradora! (85%)

Animation: 85% Acting: 90% Music/Sound: 80% Story: 88% Overall: 85% See explanation of scores. Toradora is the standard-setter anime about high school shounen romance. It…

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Toradora 19-20: Sacrifice

Some time ago I said that what makes this show is friendship, not romance per se; and friends sacrifice for each other. That could be…

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Some Thoughts on Toradora 17-18

I’m glad I actually waited until episode 18 came out to watch 17 along with it. The buildup of 17 and most of 18 really,…

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Winter 2009 Roundup 1: Akikan, Asu no Yoichi, Toradora, Regios

Here’s the weekly roundup post–instead of blogging regularly about a single show or two, I’ve decided to follow this season’s shows in this way. This…

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Toradora S1 Review: I’ll Be There For You

Season 1 of Toradora concludes with a simple, yet affecting portrayal of friendship–which encapsulates all that has gone right with a show that I never…

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As the End Nears: The Surprising Quality of Toradora

For me, this formulaic-and-yet-better comedy has been the surprise of the season: a surprise at how much genre conventions need not get too much in…

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