Seitokai no Ichizon – Episode 5

“Student Council Rests”
“Kyūkei suru Seitokai” (休憩する生徒会)

Summer, summer uniforms and swimsuits, those are enough to cause Ken Sugisaki to go out of control and was immediately locked into a locker. But this wasn’t enough to stop him from using his imagination solely based on the chatter he hear in the room. To make matters worst the air conditioner in the student council room is out of service, and slowly everyone in the room is taking off their clothes. Continue reading “Seitokai no Ichizon – Episode 5”

Umineko no Naku Koro ni – Episode 18

Episode III-VII Swindles

Beatrice resurrects Kanon’s spirit for Jessica and defends her against Eva-Beatrice, nearly getting killed in the process. Before Eva-Beatrice can finish her off, Battler brings her to Purgatory to challenge her. With Beatrice’s assistance, Battler theorizes that the real Eva is the culprit, but is unable to explain how Nanjo could have been killed, since Jessica was blind and he was with Eva the whole time. Battler nearly surrenders until Beatrice uses the red truth to “deny” the existence of witches and destroy Eva-Beatrice, leaving the emotionally unstable Eva to kill the other survivors and escape Rokkenjima alive. Battler is brought to the Golden Land where Beatrice and Virgilia suddenly attempt to force him to accept the existence of witches by signing a contract, revealing that Beatrice only pretended to reform to achieve this goal, and that it was Virgilia’s strategy to do so. Before they can, Battler is saved by his sister Ange who, twelve years in the future, had been dispatched by Bernkastel to begin a new game. Afterward, Lambdadelta orders Beatrice to keep winning so that she may be with Bernkastel for eternity. In the year 1998, the resentful, dying Eva grants Ange the name “Beatrice” and the Ushiromiya family headship and fortune. Hoping to find out what really happened to her family in 1986, Ange meets Bernkastel and accepts her offer to save them from Beatrice.

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Seitokai no Ichizon – Episode 4

“Student Council Creates”
“Sōsaku suru Seitokai” (創作する生徒会)

To improve the student council’s public image into something more positive, council president Kurimu Sakurano decides to create a novel about the student council. With each member requesting story lines that is pure chaos, the writer Ken Sugisaki loses it, writing a story solely based on his fantasy. Continue reading “Seitokai no Ichizon – Episode 4”

Akikan! – OVA

“Perfection!? The Hot Spring Panic”

Everyone goes to a hot spring, with Najimi arranging for a cold spring to be prepared for the Akikans. However, Yell and Budoko are a bit objected against Yurika having her way with Najimi and Misaki. Meanwhile, Melon is a little frustrated with Kakeru’s idiocy, though later feels a bit lonely. However, everyone gets annoyed with him when he tries to perform a ‘body inspection’. Upon returning to the cold spring, they are surprised to find Miku, who had been looking for her owner. She runs off naked, so the other girls decide to look for her, encountering Kizaki while trying to get their clothes sorted. Melon slips on a banana skin and has sushi fall on her, attracting Miku’s owner. When Miku spots her, the same thing happens and they both attract a lot of cats. After Najimi gets the cats off of them, Miku runs off again and Melon gives chase, only to be assaulted by Kakeru, who was trying to escape from Otoya. As punishment, he and Goro are tied up while the others return to the springs. Continue reading “Akikan! – OVA”

Umineko no Naku Koro ni – Episode 17

Episode III-VI Promotion

Battler decides to give Beatrice another chance to change her ways, so Beatrice goes to the real world to visit George, who is still grieving over Shannon’s death, and offers to bring Shannon back to life. However, her powers have greatly diminished, but with George’s assistance, she manages to resurrect Shannon. Sensing this, Eva-Beatrice kills George and Shannon shortly after they reunite, along with Krauss and Natsuhi in the process. Shortly after the survivors discover the bodies, Jessica accuses Eva of being the culprit. Eva panics and accidentally fires her rifle at Jessica, blinding her with the muzzle flash. While Nanjo escorts Jessica away to treat her, Jessica insists he go back to keep Battler out of danger, but Nanjo is killed by Eva-Beatrice before he can, leaving Jessica completely defenseless.

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Seitokai no Ichizon – Episode 3

“Student Council Interviewed”
“Shuzai sareru Seitokai” (取材される生徒会)

Lilicia Toudou, president of the news paper club constantly antagonize the student council, always looking for scandals. She attempts to bring the student council down for good as she interview its member. Though there seems to be a small group of students who questions the point of her actions while the student council is already known for its questionable conducts. Cameo of Enma Ai from Hell Girl. Continue reading “Seitokai no Ichizon – Episode 3”

Umineko no Naku Koro ni – Episode 16

Episode III-V Queening Square

After the bodies of Rosa and Maria are found, Rudolf, Kyrie, and Hideyoshi go to retrieve food from the mansion, only to be trapped inside by Eva-Beatrice. Two Stakes of Purgatory, Leviathan and Belphegor, are sent to kill Rudolf and Kyrie, though they manage to outmaneuver and defeat them. Eva-Beatrice summons more powerful furniture, the Chiester Sisters, who successfully kill Rudolf and Kyrie. Hideyoshi confronts Eva-Beatrice to knock sense into her, but is killed by her as well. Beatrice berates Eva-Beatrice for ignoring her advice, but Eva-Beatrice tells her off, revealing she knows that acting dignified is only a means for Beatrice to get back in Battler’s good graces in Purgatory. However, Battler is convinced to continue playing with Beatrice if he is to make any progress, though he still refuses to forgive her. Virgilia, meanwhile, meets with Beatrice and encourages her to act more passively if she is to make Battler accept witches.

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Seitokai no Ichizon – Episode 2

“Student Council Studies”
“Benkyō suru Seitokai” (勉強する生徒会)

There is a shadow lurking among the Hekikyo Academy Students, a monster called midterm exam. Will the student council member manage to improve council president, Kurimu Sakurano’s school grade into somewhat a norm? Or is this study group doomed before it even began? Continue reading “Seitokai no Ichizon – Episode 2”

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya – Episode 28

“Someday in the Rain”
“Samudei in za Rein” (サムデイ イン ザ レイン)

The skies are overcast with a chance of rain, and Haruhi instructs Kyon to go pick up a heater. With Kyon gone, Haruhi takes pictures of Mikuru in various costumes for the movie’s DVD cover, Itsuki helps how he can, and Yuki is left alone to read. After Kyon returns, he finds only Yuki in the club room and decides to wait for the others, but falls asleep. When he awakens, he finds Haruhi alone with him, waiting for him to wake up so they can leave. It has already started raining, so Haruhi borrows an umbrella from school for them to use. When returning home, Kyon finds a more playful side to Haruhi and in the end, she pulls a playful tongue-out face. Continue reading “The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya – Episode 28”

Umineko no Naku Koro ni – Episode 15

Episode III-IV Isolated Pawn

Eva is discovered by Rosa and leaves to discuss how Kinzo’s gold should be divided among the siblings. The young Eva, however, refuses to share the gold and remains behind, declaring herself to be the head of the Ushiromiya family. Acknowledging the young Eva’s achievement, Beatrice appears and dubs her the new “Beatrice”, whom Battler deems to be an alter ego for the real Eva. Later, Eva falls ill, and Rosa takes a whining Maria outside to spare Eva from her tantrum. They are suddenly attacked by Eva-Beatrice, who repeatedly kills and resurrects them in bizarre ways. Beatrice takes pleasure in the scene, but ends up enraging Battler, who refuses to play with her any longer. Dejected, Beatrice confronts Eva-Beatrice and mercifully kills Rosa and Maria once and for all, ordering her successor to act more dignified and reasonable in the future.

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