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The 12 Days of Anime Christmas – Day 8: The Low Moments of the Year

Today I had scheduled a post about another moment from anime this year that drew me to tears but I started thinking that those reading my posts are probably getting tired of this. Instead, let’s look at some of the low moments from this year in anime.

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Summer 2014 Mid-Season Anime Report – Part 1: #23 to #14, The Stuff I Don’t Like

[Commie] Hanamonogatari [E055B3E8].mkv_snapshot_01.02.26_[2014.08.19_22.32.57]Before I start, I want to point out the new banner. I felt it was time to give the best anime currently airing some of the attention it deserves. If you’re not watching Hunter x Hunter then I don’t want to hear your complaints about the types of anime series that get made nowadays.

Moving on, we’ve now reached the halfway point of the summer season and it’s turned out to be a pretty good season for anime. If the spring continuing series had been a stronger group then this season might have placed somewhere near the top for best anime season. (This statement might be amended later if I can find the time to try Haikyuu!! and Baby Steps and like them.)

For this post, I’m not doing anything fancy; instead, I’m doing a straight countdown towards the best anime of the season starting with the worst of the worst …

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Finding a Way To Make the Wonky MAL Scores Useful

[Anime-Koi] Sabagebu! - 04 [h264-720p][A829CB07].mkv_snapshot_12.01_[2014.08.09_02.25.53]

I’m hardly the first person to realize the scores found on My Anime List (MAL) are not nearly as helpful as they should be. I could disparage the many users that seem allergic to using the bottom half of the grading scale or the owners of MAL for the current system and its lack of features; but, I’d rather be constructive which is why I was thrilled to discover the MAL Score Progressions club.

The MAL Score Progressions club attempts to extract actual useful data from the scores of currently airing anime.

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Final Impressions of the Spring 2014 Anime Season, Part 2 of 4

[Commie] JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Stardust Crusaders - 01 [15873C3D].mkv_snapshot_19.17_[2014.05.19_02.38.01]

Next up is part 2 of this final look back at the Spring 2014 anime season. Every season has them – anime series that disappointed; they’re the flip side of anime series that were surprisingly good. This season had only a few surprising good series. Read on to see how many anime series disappointed this season.

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