Barakamon

Mastery of a skill takes a lifetime of effort and discipline. Even to reach the rank of Expert requires an element of unwavering dedication, and the gulf between Expert and Master is usually wider than the gulf between Beginner and Expert. To be a Master is to be at the apex, with almost nothing left…

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My Dress-Up Darling

Only god (and the manga readers, I suppose) could have seen it coming. This absolute powerhouse of an anime quickly rose right to the top of the charts. The reactions to the pilot were absolutely astonishing. In a matter of hours, all anime discussion on the internet turned into nothing but advertisements for My Dress-Up…

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My Love Story!!

If this anime were candy, it would be the gold standard for sweetness that begets happiness. It’s almost sickeningly sweet, like those lovey-dovey couples you see in a constant state of bliss, reveling in each other’s most mundane traits; nothing can stop them because almost nothing else can distract them from one another. I realize…

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