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Love Hina

Back to the Vaults: Love Hina (Anime)

Back to the Vaults: Love Hina (Anime) Back when I first got into anime, the first two titles I watched were the 5-episode Ah! My Goddess OVA (or as it was Americanized — Oh My Goddess!) and the 11-episode Hand Maid May. Both of these titles had the harem element in them, so I decided

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Fruits Basket Zodiac

Fruits Basket Zenpen — A Complete Anime Remake?

Fruits Basket Zenpen — A Complete Anime Remake? Fruits Basket is an amazing shoujo series. Both the original manga run and the anime adaptation that was subsequently made were very successful, not only in Japan, but in the U.S. as well. However, mangaka Takaya-sensei’s displeasure with director Daichi-san’s anime adaptation seemed to doom any chance

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Lupin the Third Part 5 - 20

Lupin the Third Part 5 – 20 (A 90s Adventure) #lupin5

Lupin the Third Part 5 – 20 Lupin III Part 5 20 ルパン三世 PART5 SPOILER Summary/Synopsis: Lupin, Jigen, and Goemon return to Russia where the Russian mafia stashes their money. As Lupin and company are about to pull of the heist, another three-man team beats them to the score. Lupin notices that one of the

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Lupin the Third Part 5 - 19

Lupin the Third Part 5 – 19 (Sniper battle) #lupin5

Lupin the Third Part 5 – 19 Lupin III Part 5 19 ルパン三世 PART5 SPOILER Summary/Synopsis: A series of sniper attacks near Lupin let him know that he’s being summoned to a chess match by an old man who wants him dead. The location is in a rocky, desert ruin. Lupin gets Jigen to watch

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Lupin the Third Part 5 - 18

Lupin the Third Part 5 – 18 (A blushing Fujiko-chan is fine.) #lupin5

Lupin the Third Part 5 – 18 Lupin III Part 5 18 ルパン三世 PART5 SPOILER Summary/Synopsis: The toilet is busted in Lupin’s room, and there’s no telling when the French plumber will be by to fix it. So it is time to put on their old man disguises to use the bathroom in Jigen’s room.

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Lupin the Third Part 5 - 17

Lupin the Third Part 5 – 17 (Murder Mystery) #lupin5

Lupin the Third Part 5 – 17 Lupin III Part 5 17 ルパン三世 PART5 SPOILER Summary/Synopsis: Lupin is summoned by the elderly Countess Maunbassant to solve the mystery of who murdered her husband three years ago. If he succeeds, she will give Lupin a jade ring he has repeatedly failed to steal. There are three

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Lupin the Third Part 5 - 16

Lupin the Third Part 5 – 16 (End of a good arc.)

Lupin the Third Part 5 – 16 Lupin III Part 5 16 ルパン三世 PART5 SPOILER Summary/Synopsis: Goemon and Jigen set out to find Lupin. Lupin disguises himself as Colonel Tseng and has Ami dress up to appear to be Princess Dolma. As such, they are able to make it through army checkpoints with ease. As

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Lupin the Third Part 5 - 15

Lupin the Third Part 5 – 15 (Once more unto the breach)

Lupin the Third Part 5 – 15 Lupin III Part 5 15 ルパン三世 PART5 SPOILER Summary/Synopsis: Fujiko rescues the injured Lupin along with Ami. Elsewhere, the coup leaders were unsuccessful in capturing the king nor the two executives of Shake Hand. Dolma makes the coup leaders promise anew to spare the king’s life. McGuire renews

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