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Movie: Alita: Battle Angel

A cyborg discarded from a floating city struggles to remember her past life. As she adapts to her new existence, she learns to play a sport, falls in love, and starts a career. [more inside]
posted by prize bull octorok on Feb 14, 2019 - 19 comments

Bokudake ga Inai Machi: On Netflix as "Erased"  Season 1, Ep 5

Episodes 5 - 8, Wow, how much does Satoru's mom rock? Also, Satoru pulls out all the stops in an effort to save Kayo and the others and we learn the personal cost of this revival. This stretch is the emotional heart of the series. [more inside]
posted by forforf on Aug 13, 2018 - 1 comment

Bokudake ga Inai Machi: On Netflix as "Erased"  Season 1, Ep 1

The title's literal translation: The town where I do not exist. Episodes 1-4. When tragedy is about to strike, Satoru Fujinuma finds himself sent back in time. The detached, 29-year-old manga artist has taken advantage of this powerful yet mysterious phenomenon, which he calls "Revival," to save many lives, but that often comes at a personal cost. [more inside]
posted by forforf on Aug 12, 2018 - 2 comments

Bokudake ga Inai Machi: Season 1 (All Episodes)  Season 1, Ep 0

The popular manga Boku dake ga Inai Machi ("The Town Without Me"), previously made as both an anime series and a live-action film, comes to Netflix as the live-action tv series Erased. After finding his mom killed, Satoru's time-traveling ability takes him back 18 years for a chance to prevent her death and those of three classmates. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 5, 2018 - 1 comment

Movie: Fullmetal Alchemist

Two alchemist brothers go on a quest for the Philosopher's Stone after an attempt to resurrect their dead mother goes horribly wrong. [more inside]
posted by numaner on Feb 20, 2018 - 5 comments

Bob's Burgers: Hawk & Chick  Season 5, Ep 20

Bob and Louise are thrilled when they meet Shinji "Koji" Kojima aka Rising Hawk, the star of their favorite martial arts movies, and are quick to offer help upon learning about his family troubles. [more inside]
posted by bq on May 21, 2015 - 4 comments

Gugure! Kokkuri-san: The Flowers on the Desk are a Message!  Season 1, Ep 5

Shigaraki encounters Inugami in female form for the first time and things get awkward. Later, Kohina is confronted by Jimeko-san at school and meets the school's new exchange students.
posted by ardgedee on Nov 10, 2014 - 3 comments

Gugure! Kokkuri-san: The One on My Mind is Into Sci-Fi!  Season 1, Ep 4

Shigaraki the rather unpleasant tanuki introduces himself and we learn about his past with Kokkuri. Later Kokkuri, concerned about whether Kohina is being bullied, follows her to school and meets the grey schoolboy Yamamoto-kun.
posted by ardgedee on Nov 8, 2014 - 4 comments

Gugure! Kokkuri-san: Inugami, Stay! Go to Your House!  Season 1, Ep 3

Inugami settles in at Kohina's house and gets to work on haunting her. He does his best to disrupt Kokkuri-san's daily routine of house chores and caring for Kohina as well...
posted by ardgedee on Nov 6, 2014 - 4 comments

Gugure! Kokkuri-san: A Refreshing Smile is the First Step Towards Becoming a Real Human!  Season 1, Ep 2

Kokkuri-san tries to break through Kohina's doll facade, which leads to her first attempts to smile. Later, we are introduced to the dog ghost Inugami, who also has a past involving Kohina.
posted by ardgedee on Nov 4, 2014 - 5 comments

Gugure! Kokkuri-san: Doll Girl Meets Kokkuri-san!  Season 1, Ep 1

A young girl, Kohina, seemingly living alone without parents, has decided to extinguish her feelings and become a doll. One day she summons a fox spirit while playing a Japanese version of ouiji, and the spirit, Kokkuri, becomes her protector. This is a dark comedic anime based on a popular 4koma manga. In this first episode, we are introduced to the two main characters and Kohnina's seemingly unvanquishable hunger for cheap cup ramen. [more inside]
posted by ardgedee on Nov 2, 2014 - 7 comments

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