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The Apothecary Diaries: The Threat  Season 1, Ep 4

An imperial order is not one that can be refused, and so Maomao is assigned to the Crystal Palace to heal the ailing Wise Consort, Lihua - but her ladies in waiting may be the biggest threat to the Consort... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on May 9, 2024 - 3 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: Perfect Replicas  Season 1, Ep 24

With the spiegel - a monster capable of creating clones of those within the Ruins of the King's Tomb - now acting to deal with the mages invading the dungeon, the candidates in the Second Test now face the most dangerous of opponents - themselves... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on May 4, 2024 - 8 comments

The Apothecary Diaries: The Unsettling Matter Of The Spirit  Season 1, Ep 3

When reports of a ghostly lady dancing on the walls of the Rear Palace reach Jinshi, he asks Maomao to look into the matter. But when it turns out to be a sleepwalking concubine, it winds up that there's more to this case than originally thought... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Apr 25, 2024 - 2 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: Conquering The Labyrinth  Season 1, Ep 23

The Second Test has begun, and its objective is deceptively simple - reach the depths of a dungeon that has never been fully explored. But unexplored dungeons have dangerous threats, and the one this dungeon has might be the most dangerous of them all... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Apr 24, 2024 - 4 comments

The Apothecary Diaries: Chilly Apothecary  Season 1, Ep 2

Settling into her new role as lady in waiting in the Jade Pavilion, Maomao finds herself placed in a role that might make use of her particular talents - as well as becoming an advisor and drugmaker to Jinshi... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Apr 23, 2024 - 2 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: Future Enemies  Season 1, Ep 22

With the conclusion of the First Test, the surviving candidates get a chance for some rest in the interlude. But while they have some time to enjoy themselves, the reality of the Second Test looms over their heads... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Apr 22, 2024 - 1 comment

The Apothecary Diaries: Maomao  Season 1, Ep 1

Maomao, a young apothecary raised and trained by her uncle and adoptive father Luomen, is kidnapped and sold into the service of the Imperial Court's Rear Palace - the "flower garden" where the Emperor's concubines are kept, along with the staff to maintain them. She tries to keep her head down in order to complete the term of indentured servitude she's been sold into - but a medical mystery winds up drawing her into the orbit of the eccentric master of the Rear Palace, Jinshi... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Apr 21, 2024 - 6 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: The World Of Magic  Season 1, Ep 21

As the First Test nears its conclusion, Frieren and Denken finally clash in a battle of experienced mages. But it turns out that the elf has a trick up her sleeve - a trick that will get the attention of Serie herself... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Apr 20, 2024 - 1 comment

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: Necessary Killing  Season 1, Ep 20

The tension pops off as teams begin to clash - Wirbel and Party VIII challenging Fern's Party IV, while Party XIII led by Denken makes their move against Frieren and Party II. And with the stakes of the test - and of the prize that Serie holds for those who succeed - it might just be worth killing for... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Apr 18, 2024 - 5 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: Well-Laid Plans  Season 1, Ep 19

With the First Test continuing, Frieren and her two young mage compatriots still need to acquire a stille - and they're not the only team in that boat. But given the stille's traits and the implications of Serie's barrier, Frieren hatches a plan to catch one - the problem being that said plan is by its nature picking a fight with all the other teams without a stille... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Apr 16, 2024 - 6 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: First-Class Mage Exam  Season 1, Ep 18

Finally, Frieren and party have reached Äußerst, the Northern Lands' center of magical research and study - and the site of the examination to earn the rank of first class mage. But it's not just Frieren and Fern who seek the title, as a number of mages from around the lands converge on the city of magic... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Apr 14, 2024 - 3 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: Take Care  Season 1, Ep 17

With the knowledge of his friend traveling to Tur, Sein now has a decision to make - though the weather gives him a chance to further reflect - and to bond with his comrades. And then when Fern falls ill, a journey to find medicinal ingredients gives Frieren and Stark a chance to bond... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Apr 12, 2024 - 9 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: Long-Lived Friends  Season 1, Ep 16

The journey to Äußerst leads the party to meet with an old acquaintance of Frieren's - and with recounting past memories. And another stop results in Sein gaining insight on the path his childhood friend took - and in doing so forces the priest to make a choice... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Apr 10, 2024 - 1 comment

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: Smells Like Trouble  Season 1, Ep 15

When the party finds a town afflicted by a curse that puts people to sleep, Sein finds himself put to the test - not just of his skills, but of his belief in his fellow travelers as well. Then, a chance encounter with the ruler of the region has Stark play the role of his son - a false role that nonetheless brings up real emotions for the young warrior... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Apr 8, 2024 - 4 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: Privilege Of The Young  Season 1, Ep 14

It's Fern's birthday, and tensions are high as it seems that Stark has forgotten and Fern is upset - but the reality of the situation is more complicated, as it usually is when emotions are in play, especially one particular one. Then while on the road, a monster attack causes a particular item of Frieren's to be lost - one with significant meaning... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Apr 6, 2024 - 5 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: Aversion To One's Own Kind  Season 1, Ep 13

A chance meeting with a priest in the woods leads Frieren to learn more about the man - and to convince him to join her party to fulfill a childhood dream...and find a childhood friend... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Apr 4, 2024 - 2 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: A Real Hero  Season 1, Ep 12

Continuing on to Äußerst, the trio finds themselves in the Village of the Sword just in time to keep a promise made by Frieren, and to learn a truth about Himmel's legend. Then, it's Stark's birthday - but the warrior feels that there's little reason to celebrate it - or him... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Apr 2, 2024 - 3 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: Winter In The Northern Lands  Season 1, Ep 11

With Aura and her subordinates now dead, the people of Graf Granat's realm can finally relax and begin recovering from the wounds The Guillotine left. And with that, Frieren and her party now have a new goal - one that will lead to a chance encounter with another of her kind... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Mar 31, 2024 - 2 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: A Powerful Mage  Season 1, Ep 10

Frieren has earned many epithets throughout her many years, but the first of those was apprentice to the great mage Flamme, she who brought the flame of magic to humanity - and waged a war against the monsters who preyed from the shadows. And it is that war that her elven apprentice has carried on, and which leads her to a confrontation with The Guillotine herself... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Mar 29, 2024 - 5 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: Aura The Guillotine   Season 1, Ep 9

Finding shelter and aid, Granat recounts to his young saviors about how Aura used her signature spell - Auserlese - to create her army of the dead. But at the moment, the bigger threat is Lügner and Linie - and they plan to deal with the young mage and warrior personally... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Mar 27, 2024 - 3 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: Frieren The Slayer  Season 1, Ep 8

The presence of the elf mage and her party - and their actions - force the hand of the demon Lügner - fittingly, 'liar" - to forgo subterfuge and resort to force to find the key to collapsing the spell protecting the town. For while the people around her might see Frieren as a quirky oddball, demons have a decidedly different view of her - of a cold eyed bane of demonkind, known by a fitting epithet - Frieren, the Slayer... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Mar 25, 2024 - 7 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: Like A Fairy Tale  Season 1, Ep 7

For someone whom can remember the events of antiquity because they were there, the transient nature of human memory is something that puzzles Frieren - that what was her experience has become myth and legend. Of course, some of that myth - like demonkind - is an altogether too real threat... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Mar 23, 2024 - 3 comments

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: Phantoms Of The Dead  Season 1, Ep 5

Stories of villagers being lured by phantoms of lost loved ones have Frieren and Fern dealing with a very real threat in the mountains, one that attacks through subterfuge. And when Frieren spies an interesting grimoire in a dragon's nest, her desire results in her seeking out a new ally... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Mar 18, 2024 - 1 comment

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End: The Land Where Souls Dwell  Season 1, Ep 4

Frieren and Fern take a job cleaning up the shore, taking as payment a grimoire containing the notes of the great mage Flamme - a grimoire that the elf mage is certain is a forgery. But not all of Flamme's notes are fake, and Frieren's dear friend and ally Eisen has a lead on a real tome of the great msge's work... [more inside]
posted by NoxAeternum on Mar 17, 2024 - 8 comments

Plus Ultra! (My Hero Academia Interest Post)

Wondering if there's enough people watching My Hero Academia (currently available on crunchyroll [memail me if you want a guest pass]). If you don't know it's an anime about a superhero high school in Japan. It looks at themes of what it means to be a hero (and a villain) in a world filled with super powers. [more inside]
posted by runcibleshaw on Jun 6, 2018 - 7 comments

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