University student Hirose Kiyotaka finds a love letter tucked into the pages of a borrowed book. While attempting to return the letter, he encounters the charismatic Hanashiro Seiji and quickly becomes involved with him. As their tentative relationship develops, however, he finds himself wondering how serious Hanashiro's feelings for him really are. Meanwhile, the letter falls into the hands of Hanashiro's colleague Sawa Jinichiro, who entraps its writer, Arihara Mineo. Sawa's actions are seemingly ruthless, but his true motives regarding Arihara are far from clear. The second volume in Sakae Kusama's Lost Letters series, and the sequel to The Matchseller.
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Despite a few failed jokes, the second 23 episode set is still largely entertaining fare. With one exception, familiar faces are supplemented nicely by amusing newcomers, though that one exception is especially obnoxious.
Since Justin isn't at SDCC, he can answer all your questions about anime studios' work on American cartoons, why short TV series don't get licensed, why voice actor commentaries are so rare, and the history of anime theme songs.
Dynasty Warriors Gundam Reborn does little more than its assigned duty as a playground for battle-mecha carnage. It's enjoyable in quick little brawls, never outright terrible but always a bit tedious.
It's easy to understand what Kill La Kill wants to say in every moment because its ideas are simple, but conveyed in ways never quite seen before, and its healthy splashes of humor grow out of its thematic ideas rather than combating them.