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Anime Summer Season 2017 – Final Thoughts

Thanks to moving to a new place, and various other things happening throughout September, I once again managed to fall behind on my anime watching. I think I did a decent job of catching up though. I’m not that many days behind the last show ending, I think.

For once I actually didn’t drop any shows between mid-season and the end. They were a good (or good enough) bunch of shows I had ended up with. I think the general consensus is that we had a strong season. At least the few comments I’ve seen indicate as much. So if you’re looking for something to binge on now, there’s probably something for you here.

I sadly don’t have anything new to report on the Symphogear or Precure front. I’m in a state where I could use about a month of peace and rest just to stabilise, so it’s a little too easy to procrastinate on things in favour of just doing nothing productive for a whole day.

There’s also no shows I’ve watched that are continuing into the Autumn season, so that segment is unnecessary. Certain things clearly have an S2 coming a little later, but no direct continuations right now. I have however watched a few extra things besides what just finished airing (yes, instead of what I keep saying I need to catch up with), so there will be a bonus section afterwards.

As always, you can check out the early impressions, and mid-season update, if you’re not up to date on what’s been running this season.

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Anime Summer Season 2017 – Mid-Season Update

This snuck up on me, as I’ve been dealing with a lot of stuff towards moving at the end of this month. I’ll be glad once that’s done.

I’ve been enjoying the shows, and not really paying attention to the episode numbers, so I accidentally broke my “rule” about stopping at episode 6 on everything until I’ve done my mid-season update. Plus Hina Logic cheated and got started two weeks early anyway, so I’ll just note per show which episode I’m on.

As for catching up, I just barely got caught up on Re:Creators, and nothing else. At this point it’s looking unlikely that I’ll catch back up on Sakura Quest, but I do still want to get there with Symphogear and Precure. However long that takes.

As usual, you can look at my early impressions if you want a more complete list.

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Anime Summer Season 2017 – Early Impressions

Another anime season is upon us, filled with all sorts of stuff. Now while there are some strong contenders this season, I will say that overall it feels a bit weak. Certainly not as strong as last season, which I saw some people also calling weak. That does make me wonder if anyone thinks this is a really strong season? I didn’t even hit ten shows I definitely want to watch this time. While there are some that are decent, just Not For Rita, a lot of these just aren’t that good.

Unfortunately we’ve ended up with another weird release schedule, so it’s taken a while to get through everything. And you know I like releasing the whole thing at once. But now we’re finally here.

And while I have tried to avoid any sorts of spoilers or impressions about the shows before I watch them, it has been impossible to avoid everything. To that end, we have an entirely new feature this time. While there’s always stuff I end up missing for various reasons, this time there’s also three shows I am actively avoiding. I felt like I had to do that, considering how badly I got burned by Love Tyrant. I can’t just wade into stuff I hear is really bad, just to see how bad it is. It’s not healthy.

Only posting a segmented version this time, so here are the parts:

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