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One Piece – Chapter 652

During the timeskip, Tashigi got addicted to Prince of Tennis.

One of the most promising things about a timeskip is that it gives the characters time to change and grow. We’ve already seen this with the Strawhats, who all gained new designs and abilities, but we haven’t seen that many of the minor characters in the story yet. Of course we’ve seen some, but considering just how many characters this series has, there’s still a lot of ground to explore. That’s why I was happy to see the return of Smoker and Tashigi this chapter and why I’m looking forward to the possible meeting with the main characters they’re implying. Read the rest of this entry

Fairy Tail – Chapter 253

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THIS is how you lead into a time skip!

Um…okay…not sure where to start. I guess I’ll should start with the previous chapter, which I considered writing an entry about, but then wisely decided to wait for this week. I’d been expecting the guild leader, Makarov, to die by the end of this storyline, and I suspect most readers have as well. When he stayed behind to hold off Acnologia, I was sure that this would finally be his time, as he sacrifices himself so the guild may continue on. But since it hadn’t happened yet, I waited for this chapter to say anything. With this chapter…I don’t know anymore. Maybe the reaper held back because he was just as confused as we are. Read the rest of this entry