Fall 2017 Season Wrap: Elegant Yokai Apartment Life, Love is Like a Cocktail, & Love Live! Sunshine!! S2

We’re almost there! We’re at the penultimate wrap of the fall season, and I appreciate those of you still reading, or who have just joined the discussion. The following three series are a mixed bag of the supernatural, alcohol, and idols, but they share a talent for warming you up from the inside.

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Fall 2017 Season Wrap: Girls’ Last Tour, Kino’s Journey, Children of the Whales, & Animegataris

Happy New Year!

I hope your holiday was filled with warmth and cheer, and that you’re ready for more fall anime reviews. We have four more shows to discuss, so sit down, read up, and let me know which ones you saw!

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Fall 2017 Season Wrap: Konohana Kitan, Inuyashiki, & Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond

The weekend’s finally here again, and we’re back with fox girls, alien technology, and Neo Yoki-wait, Hellsalem’s Lot. The first two surprised me in different ways, one being better than expected, and the other having turned out not as good as I had hoped. Regardless, I enjoyed them all and will even go as far as to recommend you try a couple of them if you hadn’t already. Hit the jump to find out which ones!

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Fall 2017 Season Wrap: Recovery of an MMO Junkie, Welcome to the Ballroom, & UQ Holder!

There’s no rest for the anime blogger, and with 12 Days of Anime and Anime Secret Santa behind us, it’s now time to get on with the fall anime reviews. Some shows finished up early with only six episodes, like the already reviewed Yuki Yuna: Washio Sumi Chapter, while others are still wrapping up their final episodes. I’ll be starting here with three solid entries, one of which was a runaway with its awkward adult romance. Let me know which of these shows was your favorite!

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Fall 2017 Season Wrap: Yuki Yuna is a Hero – Washio Sumi Chapter

Yuki Yuna is a Hero originally aired back in the fall of 2014 for a single season, entering the stage that is the dark magical girl genre prepared by earlier anime like Puella Magi Madoka Magica. If you have not seen the first Yuki Yuna series, then I suggest you stop reading now and go back and watch it before proceeding with Washio Sumi Chapter. That, or start with Washio Sumi, go back to Yuki Yuna, then proceed with the currently airing Hero Chapter for a chronological viewing. Here, I will share my thoughts on Washio Sumi’s backstory, which unfolded over half the current season with six episodes.

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Fall 2017 Set Menu

Now that everything I’m interested in has finally aired, I can finally discuss all of the shows I’ll be watching this autumn. I decided to go back to an older style of organizing these season previews by arranging them by priority. Don’t be too thrown off by the lower shelving, though, since those shows still comprise of stories I find intriguing, even if I’m uncertain about keeping them on my watch list. Let me know if this presentation doesn’t work for you, or if you like it.

This season includes plenty of sequels, from guaranteed classics like March Comes in like a Lion to guilty pleasures like Food Wars! There are also a surprising number of big idol anime sequels. If sequels aren’t your thing, then rest assured that this fall brings with it a handful of promising new works whose stories not only sound unlike anything I’ve seen before, but whose characters and backgrounds also look phenomenal on screen.

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