12 Days of Anime 2017, Day 9: Cure Mofurun

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Mahoutsukai Precure’s Mofurun was a damn good mascot. Where many Magical Girl mascot characters can feel like side characters, Mofurun absolutely felt like a major part of the team. And then the movie took this one step further. Continue reading “12 Days of Anime 2017, Day 9: Cure Mofurun”

12 Days of Anime 2017, Day 9: Cure Mofurun

12 Days of Anime 2017, Day 5: Dance With Me

tutu98.jpgAs I mentioned yesterday, I attempted a sadly short-lived Magical Girl binge this year. The first show on the list was Princess Tutu (after all, the protagonist is literally an Anime Duck, I couldn’t not watch it), and it was a fantastic way to start. Managing to embrace its fairly tale aesthetic whilst putting enough of a spin on to feel like its own thing, it’s a delightful series from start to finish. One thing that really stood out however, was how it handled its villains, by spending the first half of the series without any. Continue reading “12 Days of Anime 2017, Day 5: Dance With Me”

12 Days of Anime 2017, Day 5: Dance With Me

12 Days of Anime 2017, Day 4: Honoka’s Unusual Birthday

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As part of my ill-fated project to watch a bunch of older Magical Girl series this year (I managed a whole two shows). I watched the original Futari Wa Precure. Which is pretty great actually, it’s definitely a strong start to the franchise. It also has some pretty odd episode conceits. Continue reading “12 Days of Anime 2017, Day 4: Honoka’s Unusual Birthday”

12 Days of Anime 2017, Day 4: Honoka’s Unusual Birthday

Magical Girl Raising Project: Genre Destruction.

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Magical Girl Raising Project is not a Magical Girl anime. It’s an anime which happens to have Magical Girls in it. But that’s an important distinction. It’s just too hateful to qualify.

Continue reading “Magical Girl Raising Project: Genre Destruction.”

Magical Girl Raising Project: Genre Destruction.