All Your Monies: July 21st 2014

All Your Monies: July 21st 2014

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Hello, and welcome to All Your Monies, where The Glorio Blog’s resident toy and figure collecting crew (and Aquagaze) will run down the last week’s new pre-orders, turning a loving or scathing eye over what’s been put out for you to spend your hard earned cash on. This week, a limited selection gives Zigg the opportunity to chuck in a bunch of Rozen Maiden figures

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Terror In Resonance Episode 2

Terror In Resonance Episode 2

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As Lisa struggles to cope with her new situation and the police struggle to trace the bombers, Nine and Twelve plot their next attack

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Blue Spring Ride Episode 2

Blue Spring Ride Episode 2 It’s rare we see anime teenagers actually acting like… well… teenagers.

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After thinking on Kou’s parting words, Futaba starts to reanalyze her current relationships. Sympathizing with the class outcast, she loses her old friends, but may start to gain stronger friendships for it.

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Random Manga Theatre 102: Nostalgia for the Blue Seashore

Random Manga Theatre 102: Nostalgia for the Blue Seashore

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Hit the “Random” button and see what comes up! In this feature, we take a look at whatever manga the RNG decides to throw at us and find out if it’s worth your time.

This time: Ao to Umibe no Nostalgia, by Koyomi Minamori

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Hunter x Hunter Episode 137 and 138

Hunter x Hunter Episode 137 and 138

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The zodiac assemble to discuss the rules for voting in a new chairman, while we learn about a strange member of Killua’s family.

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Kamen Rider Gaim Episode 37

Kamen Rider Gaim Episode 37

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Kaito is sucked into a parallel world the Invess Game never existed, but the game of football does!

Zigg’s thoughts

I’ve always hated these shoddy movie-tie in episodes, but they’re especially jarring in Gaim because they’re so tonally inconsistent with what has gone before. Whereas the naked commercialism of what’s essentially an extended advert could be nod-and-winked away in, say, Fourze

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The Roundup: Summer 2014 Volume 1

The Roundup: Summer 2014 Volume 1

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Our first batch of Summer shows hit The Roundup with several Slice of Life surprises and mecha cliché disappointments. Throw in some extreme(ly censored) violence and it’s going to be a fun summer!

The Roundup is a weekly guide to all the “other” shows we’re watching this season. Check out our full, weekly coverage of:

Hunter x HunterJojo’s Bizarre Adventure:…

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Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun Episode 2

Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun Episode 2

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Chiyo meets Nozaki’s friend and fellow assistant Mikoshiba and learns that Nozaki models his characters on real people. To help out, she introduces Nozaki to her friend Seo who doesn’t quite fit the shoujo manga mold.

Jel’s thoughts

I really liked the one on one dynamic between Chiyo and Nozaki in the first episode so I was a bit hesitant introducing another assistant. It doesn’t help that…

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First Look: Majimoji Rurumo

First Look: Majimoji Rurumo

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Manga Adaptation by J.C. Staff
Simulcast on Crunchyroll

Premise

Kouta Shibaki accidentally summons a powerful witch who can grant any wish. The only catch? The wish will cost him his life.

Marlin’s verdict: Bad Mojo

I feel like this show would be vastly improved by doing one thing: not making the protagonist a lecherous git. I’m glad that at least he’s treated for the pervert he is by his…

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First Look: INVADERS of the ROKUJYOMA!?

First Look: INVADERS of the ROKUJYOMA!?

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Alternative titles: Japanese title
Light Novel Adaptation by Silver Link
Streaming on Crunchyroll

Premise

A young man moves into a small room with cheap rent in order to make his dad’s life easier. He soon finds himself contending for the room with a ghost, magical girl, woman from under ground and an alien with advanced technology. Insanity ensues.

Life’s verdict: Magical Girlfriend Harem

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