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Angel Beats! -- A disappointment, for me. Well animated, but I don't care about the characters, and the interesting afterlife world hasn't been that interesting for me. I liked episode 3 best, though, so perhaps things are looking up.
Arakawa Under the Bridge -- Looks as good as Bakemonogatari, and there is some depth lurking there, but neither the dialogue nor the personalities have as much snap as that show. I guess I just don't really like Shinbou's own sense of humor, which this seems closer to. But I'm not going to stop watching, lol.
B Gata H Kei -- I really find myself not caring. The innocent girl's vague sexual fantasies just seem forced to me, rather than either real or amusing.
Giant Killing -- I'm not a huge fan of sports anime, but this one has me engrossed, so far. It's the personalities, which come across so vividly. And the tactics and psychology, too.
Hakuouki: Shinsengumi Kitan -- This may be the show I look forward to most each week. Kuwashima Houko as the moe-ly boyish heroine in a world of moe-ly masculine 19th-century samurai played by top voices such as Miki Shinichirou. And some real history swirling around.
Hana Kappa -- I had hopes for this, but it seems to be an ordinary family anime, in the worst sense of the word.
Heroman -- A Saturday morning cartoon with good animation and decent characters. I enjoyed ep1, but ep2 was just too Saturday morning for me. Ep3 had its highlights, but things move so slowly.
Hime Chen! Otogi Chikku Idol Lilpri -- A little girls' anime whose first episode did its job so well that it brought tears to my eyes: three young girls temporarily turn into beautiful idols (they are played by actual Hello!Project idols), meet their own idol, and help save Fairyland from decline. It seemed to be a kids anime in the best sense of the word. But episode two was completely limp.
Ichiban Ushiro no Daimao -- Another show I look forward to every week. A harem anime that works. Great pace and good characters from the director of Shakugan no Shana. And nice seiyuu work from Kondou Takashi, Hikasa Youko, Yuuki Aoi, and others.
Jewelpet 2 -Tinkle -- The first season sank into dead formula, but judging by the first two episodes, a new director and writer may have given this little-girls' show new life.
Kaichou wa Maid-sama! -- I expected more from this, and episode 3 may have begun to give it to me. The heroine and hero are forming a relationship that feels like real love.
Kiss X Sis (2010) -- Episode one was as dull as the OVA, but ep2 provided some real feeling -- if you can accept the premise of two sisters wanting to get into their younger brother's pants.
K-On!! -- Moe and well animated, but boring. Actually, I enjoyed ep1, seeing the characters again. But ep2 returned me to the feeling of pointlessness I had through the latter half of the first season. I like moe, but this seems to me to keep scratching the same shallow itch.
Mayoi Neko Overrun! -- Good character designs poorly animated, but with at least three characters who have some presence and originality, and who keep me coming back to this slightly ecchi somewhat harem.
Rainbow -- Nisha Rokubou no Shichijin -- Heavy drama that works for me. But I'm not sure I want to spend so much time with these characters in the depths of hell.
Romance of the Three Kingdoms -- Won't someone sub this? Much more interesting than the ecchi drag versions, Ikkitousen and Koihime Musou. A quite excellent version of the real Three Kingdoms, in fact. I guess I may just have to keep watching the Chinese version of this co-production, which was broadcast in China last year.
Sarai-ya Goyou -- Mochizuki Tomomi (YKK, Zettai Shounen) strikes again. Episode one was excellent, with great visual and aural rhythms, outstanding voices, and a mood and story that felt adult.
Senkou no Night Raid -- I'm engrossed so far, in the feeling of early 1930s Shanghai, and in the adventures of these characters, with their varying personalities, backgrounds, and psychic powers. But ep 1 was more interesting than ep2, so ep3 may tell the tale. One continues to worry about possible Japanese propaganda, but things are okay so far.
Shoka -- Fully worth watching for the animation. But not for the story.
Uragiri wa Boku no Namae o Shitteiru (Betrayal Knows My Name) -- A promising beginning to this dark tale with shounen-ai overtones. Good voices and mood.
Working!! -- I love absurd humor, and this has it by the ton. Fukuyama Jun at his comic best as the "mini-con" protagonist, ably supported by stars such as Asumi Kana and Kamiya Hiroshi.
Yutori-chan -- The daily two-minute episodes are hit and miss, but when they hit they are hilarious. Yuuki Aoi keeps showing me why she is rising so fast.