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Recap/Rewatch, Yuri on Ice Episode 12: Gotta Super-Super-Supercharge it! Grand Prix Final Free Skate

First off, I have an announcement to make: we have a winner for the Rafflecopter that has been running alongside these recaps: Maedhrosussandol, who won by answering the poll asking with whom would they pair skate…and the partner who led her to gold was, no surprise, Victor Nikiforov. Congrats, Maedhrosussandol! I will be emailing you […]

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Recap/Rewatch, Yuri on Ice — Episode 11 Gotta Super-Supercharge it! Grand Prix Final Short Program

Of all the episodes in the series, this one is my least favorite for several reasons. It doesn’t really have much of an arc, because it’ can’t: the whole purpose is to watch the six finalists skate and to set up the last episode, the latter which should really be two, or better yet three […]

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Recap/Rewatch, Yuri on Ice — Episode 10, Gotta Supercharge it! Pre-Grand Prix Final Special!

Obviously I have been nothing but excited, waiting for this episode. Not a lot new jumped out at me while I watched it, but there’s just so much loveliness it’s not like I’m going to have any difficulty talking about it for thousands and thousands of words. So let’s dig right in, shall we? We […]

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Yuri on Ice Review/Rewatch — Episode 9, Yuri vs Yuri! The Horror!! Rostelecom Cup, Free Skate

Well here we are at episode nine. As has been tradition during this journey, I have seen and discovered new things and thought new thoughts. This time my wayback machine reminded me as this episode opened how, when we were having the eternal wait between 8 and 9, first how I became Great Shepherd Heidi […]

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Review/Rewatch, Yuri on Ice Episode 8 — Yuri vs Yuri! The Horror!! Rostelecom Cup, Short Program

I was going to do Monthly Girl’s Nozaki-Kun yesterday, but yesterday got away from me. I think I’m going to get through the rest of YOI through Labor Day, give myself a rest, then continue joyfully telling you all about anime because honestly I love to do that. Definitely there will still be prizes in […]

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Recap/Rewatch of Yuri on Ice: Episode 7, China’s on! The Grand Prix Series Opening Event! The Cup of China Free Skate

Ah, here we are at last. That episode. At Animefest Kubo cited this episode as the one when she understood they’d truly done something big, mostly because she couldn’t keep up with her social media any longer and a great chunk of it was international fans wanting to know about The Kiss. The Kiss isn’t […]

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Yuri on Ice Episode 6: China’s On! The Grand Prix Series Opening Event!! The Cup of China Short Program

This episode is the one that drew me into the show, so it has an extra special space in my heart, though I love it for its own sake too. It was stills from this ep that caught my eye and made me watch, but it’s a fabulous installment, and this viewing made me see […]

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Yuri on Ice Rewatch/Review: Episode 5: Face Beet Red!! It’s the First Competition! The Chugoku, Shikoku, and Kyushu Championship

Sorry that there was such a long break in these manga/anime reports. The spoiler is I’m going to keep doing them well past the end date for this Rafflecopter, and I’m going to do more Rafflecopters, so, see you next level, I guess. Anyway. Yuri on Ice, episode five. As I tweeted today, after being […]

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Yuri on Ice Fandom vs Animefest Dallas: Gays in Tights Edition

This is going to be quick and is mostly in lieu of me tweeting eight million tweets, which I kind of already did, but I’m a long-form girl and I’d like to state clearly, once, what’s happened here at Animefest, in once place. Other con-goers will have their own experiences and their own platforms. I […]

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Yuri on Ice Rewatch/Review: Episode Four – Like Yourself and Complete the Free Program

This is just hands down one of my favorite episodes. I mean, I love episodes seven and ten as well, but this one is special because in so many ways it’s where their relationship truly begins. It’s where Yuri stops putting Victor on a pedestal. It’s where Victor figures out how to coach him, at […]

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