Winter 2018 Season Wrap: Violet Evergarden, Dagashi Kashi 2, Kokkoku, IDOLiSH7

We’ve finally made it to the end of my Winter 2018 Season Wrap—many thanks to those of you who stuck with me until now. I hope I didn’t save the worst for last! And if you just now jumped in, make sure to go back and check out my short reviews of other winter shows. I look forward to our discussion in the comments!

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Winter 2018 Set Menu

Winter season is finally here and I’m sorry to say that, contrary to my expectations a couple months ago, my watch list is once again far too big. There were the predictable few I knew would catch my interest, and then there were the unknowns, the shows that caught me from the first week and convinced me to stick it out for the long run. Hit the jump to see which shows I’ll be following in the coming months (hint: they involve a lot of warm layers)!

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Winter 2016 Season Wrap, Part 2

I made it!!! I dropped a good number of series as the winter season progressed, yet somehow I still ended up in the double digits for shows. If you haven’t already read part 1 of my winter wrap, please check it out!

  • Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu
  • Dagashi Kashi
  • Bubuki Buranki
  • Musaigen no Phantom World
  • Prince of Stride: Alternative
  • Garo: Guren no Tsuki
  • Durarara!!x2 Ketsu
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri 2nd Season

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Winter 2016 Set Menu

It feels like the start of 2016 has been a mad rush of post-holiday preparations, with people jumping on resolutions and starting projects they should’ve begun before the festivities. With all of our new winter shows finally out, below are the ones that I’ve decided to stick with for now–as you know, the list is subject to changes. I’m always more than happy to try out something new recommended by a reader. This season is one heck of an addition to my plate since there are so many more pleasurable surprises than originally expected from glancing at the line-up. This just validates me giving at least every one of the new releases a try, no matter how much I think I’ll hate it.

  • Musaigen no Phantom World
  • Prince of Stride: Alternative
  • Boku dake ga Inai Machi
  • Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri – Enryuu-hen
  • Bubuki Buranki
  • Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu
  • Dimension W
  • Hai to Gensou no Grimgar
  • Akagami no Shirayuki-hime 2nd Season
  • Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm
  • Dagashi Kashi
  • Ojisan to Marshmallow
  • Nijiiro Days
  • Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!
  • Shoujo-tachi wa Kouya wo Mezasu
  • Tabi Machi Late Show
  • Durarara!!x2 Ketsu

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