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Three Winter 2021 Anime Sequels That Are the Spice of Life

The Winter 2021 anime season is in full swing, and with it comes new shows, as well as continuations. While it would make sense for me to prioritize first impressions about anime that are debuting, I find this particular batch of sequels to be interesting because of the wide range of approaches they encompass. Attack on Titan: The Final Season The first anime to stand out in this respect is Attack on Titan: The Final Season. The fact that one of the biggest titles in recent memory is heading towards a conclusion is noteworthy enough, but one wrinkle about this particular season is that it’s being animated by a completely different studio, MAPPA. This usually means that there will be...

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Looking Back: 5 Amazing Anime Openings that Ended 2016

The fall anime season traditionally caps off every year, and it’s often the case that  fall is when a lot of studios put their best foot forward. This year, however, feels even more impressive, particularly when it comes to the beauty and impact of opening animations. Here are my top 5 for  Fall 2016, and why I think they’re worth watching every time.

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