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April 2014

Case Closed Review: Space Brothers The end of an era.
Manga of the Month: Orange
Kate’s pick is a story of friendship and romance with a little twist.

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March 2014

The March 2014 Line-Up Monthly rundown of new anime, manga, light novel, and artbook licenses, streaming and broadcasting announcements, crowdfunding projects, anime and manga projects, and live-action anime and manga adaptions.
The Speakeasy #051: Upside-down Pineapple, March Movie Madness
We review Patema Inverted, Giovanni’s Island, and the Veronica Mars Movie.
All Points Bulletin: Rebel LEGO Game Reviewers
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Now With More Taiga Fujimura
A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Bonanza: No Internet No Life
 Bleach Ch.574, Hayate the Combat Butler Ch.445, One Piece Ch.742, Seven Deadly Sins Ch.071, UQ Holder Ch.028, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Ch.103, Yurikuma Arashi Ch.001.
Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha: Wrath of Konkon Our review of this delightful surprise from the winter season. 
NYICFF 2014: Jack and the Cuckoo Clock Heart
Kate reviews this gothic rock opera from France.
All Points Bulletin: Eternal Foosball Fear
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Through the Looking – Glass and What Saber Found There
A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Bonanza: Yoshiki Tanaka X Hiromu Arakawa Bleach Ch.573, Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya Drei! Ch.015 & 14.5, Hayate the Combat Butler Ch.444, Seven Deadly Sins Ch.070, The Heroic Legend of Arslan Ch.001/002/003/004, UQ Holder Ch.027, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Ch.102.
Modern Shojo: Narutaki’s Most Wanted Part 3
Kate picks some Kodansha titles she’d like to see on Crunchyroll Manga.
NYICFF 2014: Foosball
This was the highest grossing film in Argentina last year!
Ongoing Investigations: Case #237
 Knights of Sidonia vols. 1-4, Robot Girls Z, Super Mario 3D Land, The Heroic Legend of Arslan vol. 1, This One Summer, Y the Last Man.
NYICFF 2014: Anina
Kate reviews this charming film from Uruguay.
All Points Bulletin: Gundam Yzma
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Shiki vs Aegis
A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Bonanza: Seaside Tea House Hamachi
Bleach Ch.572, Fate/Extra CCC Fox Tail Ch.004, Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya Drei! Ch.014, Hayate the Combat Butler Ch.443, One Piece Ch.741, Seven Deadly Sins Ch.069, UQ Holder Ch.026, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Ch.101.
Kara no Kyoukai: Future Gospel, Say a Prayer for Shiki Ryougi
Alain ruminates on the latest offering in the franchise.
No Case Too Small: The Cases of Cure Detective
We look at detective themes in PreCure. 
All Points Bulletin: The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress

Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Pre-Order True Knowledge
A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Bonanza: Deadly Copycat A Certain Scientific Accelerator Ch.003, Bleach Ch.571, Claymore Ch.148, Hayate the Combat Butler Ch.442, One Piece Ch.740, Seven Deadly Sins Ch.068, UQ Holder Ch.025, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Ch.100.
Manga of the Month: Soredemo Machi wa Mawatteiru Alain’s pick is an unexpected take on a maid cafe.
Ongoing Investigations: Case #236 Bravely Default, Code Geass: Akito the Exiled 2, Fire Emblem Awakening, Mushishi Special, Ready Player One.
All Points Bulletin: The Demise of Flappy Bird
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Translate Mirai Fukuin Faster

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February 2014

The February 2014 Line-Up Monthly rundown of new anime, manga, light novel, and artbook licenses, streaming and broadcasting announcements, crowdfunding projects, anime and manga projects, and live-action anime and manga adaptions.
A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Bonanza: Pinkie Punch
And Yet the Town Moves Ch.001, Bleach Ch.570, Hayate the Combat Butler Ch.441, One Piece Ch.739, Seven Deadly Sins Ch.067, UQ Holder Ch.024, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Ch.099.
REPOST – The Speakeasy #010: The Red Comet, Romance in the Various Gundam Universes
The Speakeasy #050: Perfect Love, 11 Anime and Manga We loveLoveLOVE
We countdown the anime and manga closest to our hearts.
All Points Bulletin: Absolute African Samurai Blitzkrieg
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The Fate/Extra Family Tree

A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Bonanza: The Real Fight Has Just Begun
Bleach Ch.569, Fate/Extra CCC Fox Tail 003, Hayate the Combat Butler Ch.440, JoJoLion Ch.028, One Piece Ch.738, Seven Deadly Sins Ch.066, UQ Holder Ch.023, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Ch.098.
Ongoing Investigations: Case #235
Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, Monogatari Series: Second Season, Scooby Doo! Team-Up issues 1-2, The Adventures of Superhero Girl, The LEGO Movie.
All Points Bulletin: JoJo the Cimmerian
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Still No Mysterious Heroine X
A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Bonanza: The Women of Shonen Fighting
A Certain Scientific Accelerator Ch.002, Bleach Ch.568, Fate/Extra CCC Fox Tail Ch.002, Seven Deadly Sins Ch.065, UQ Holder Ch.022, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Ch.097.
S.W.A.T. Review: HappinessCharge PreCure!
Case Closed Review: DokiDoki! PreCure
Our final thoughts.
All Points Bulletin: Martin Freeman’s D&D Replay Novels
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Teach Me, Riesbyfe-senpai
A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Bonanza: Cold as Ice
Bleach Ch.566, Bleach Ch.567, Claymore Ch.147, Hayate the Combat Butler Ch.439, One Piece Ch.737, Seven Deadly Sins Ch.064, UQ Holder Ch.021, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Ch.096.
Fate/Stay Night: Back to the Future
Alain examines the recent news of a new Fate/stay Night anime.
Manga of the Month: Basara
Kate’s classic pick is out of print but available digitally.
Ongoing Investigations: Case #234
Bandette vol. 1, Cute Girl Network, Sherlock S3, Virtue’s Last Reward, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches/Yankee-kun to Megane-chan crossover.
All Points Bulletin: Supreme Princess Undertaker Cosplay
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The Road Not Taken

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January 2014

The January 2014 Line-Up Monthly rundown of new anime, manga, light novel, and artbook licenses, streaming and broadcasting announcements, crowdfunding projects, anime and manga projects, and live-action anime and manga adaptions.
A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Bonanza: Hinagiku Dundee
Billy Bat Ch.111, Billy Bat Ch.112, Billy Bat Ch.113, Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya Drei! Ch.013, Hayate the Combat Butler Ch.438, One Piece Ch.736, Seven Deadly Sins Ch.063, UQ Holder Ch.020, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Ch.095.
Aim for the Top! Hisui
Alain is guest on the Anime on Top podcast.
The Speakeasy #049: Bloody Eye, Beginning Our 5th Year of Podcasting
This podcast is all about, well, us!
All Points Bulletin: Cobra Goes to the Goth Club
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: More Bazett Please
A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Bonanza: The Revengeance of Fetus Baby!
Bleach Ch.565, Hayate the Combat Butler Ch.437, Jojolion Ch.027, One Piece Ch.735, Seven Deadly Sins Ch.062, UQ Holder Ch.019, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Ch.094.
Riot Control Reviews: Winter 2014 Pt. 1
D-Fragments, Love Chunibyo & Other Delusions, Saki – The Nationals, SoniAni: Super Sonico The Animation.
Wallpaper: Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Supernatural Studies Club
Secret Santa Project Review: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Hamon and Cheese Sandwich
Guest blogger Lothos reviews the wild ride of JoJo’s.
S.W.A.T. Reviews: Winter 2014 Pt. 2
Buddy Complex, Inari Konkon Koi Iroha, Witch Craft Works.
All Points Bulletin: Hard Work and Guts
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The Velvet Trinity
A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Bonanza: Renji Won a Fight?
Bleach Ch.564, Hayate the Combat Butler Ch.436, One Piece Ch.734, Seven Deadly Sins Ch.061, UQ Holder Ch.018, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Ch.093.
S.W.A.T. Reviews: Winter 2014 Pt. 1
Future Card Buddyfight, Hamatora the Animation, Hoozuki no Reiteitsu, Nisekoi: False Love, Nobunaga the Fool, Nobunagun, Noragami, Pupa, Sakura Trick, Space Dandy, Strange+, The Pilot’s Love Song, Tonari no Seki-kun: The Master of Killing Time, Wizard Barristers, World Conquest Zvezda Plot, Z/X Ignition.
All Points Bulletin: The Tale of Two Algorithms
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: With Kotomine as Mako Mankanshoku
A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Bonanza: Accelerator Mass SpectrometryA Certain Scientific Accelerator Ch.001, Fate/Extra Ch.001, Fate/Extra – Mikon! Kyasuko-chan!? Ch.001, Seven Deadly Sins Ch.060, UQ Holder Ch.017, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Ch.092.
Ongoing Investigations: Case #233
The Flowers of Evil vols. 1-6, Blade of the Immortal vol. 27, Thermae Romae vols. 1-2, Pretty Deadly issue 1, Bravely Default demo, Animal Crossing: New Leaf.
All Points Bulletin: The Fanime Report
Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Type-Moon Roundup – Year 2
A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Bonanza: Pimp My PC 87 Clockers Ch.001, Claymore Ch.146, Hayate the Combat Butler Ch.435, March Comes in Like a Lion Ch.001, Zettai Karen Children Ch.369.
Manga of the Month: Sgt. Frog Alain’s pick is semi-forgotten otaku homage.

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