Sitting down with Crow: YU-NO: A Girl who Chants Love at the Bound of this World Part III

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Me and fellow blogger Crow have recently been discussing YU-NO: A Girl who chants love at the Bound of this World. We’ve discussed every aspect of the series, and it’s been a project that has spanned three parts! That final section has just been posted, so if you’ve been following, make sure to take a look at the final part of the conversation!

Check out Part III right here!

Check out Part I right here!

Check out Part II right here!

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Sitting down with Crow: YU-NO: A Girl who Chants Love at the Bound of this World Part I

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Readers of this blog know I am a die-hard fan of the visual novel and anime series YU-NO. Any chance I have to dish on this series is one I’ll gladly take. So when my good friend Crow from Crow’s World of Anime decided to take a look at the series, I just knew we had to talk about it. We have already had a fun and frank discussion over Chivalry of a Failed Knight, and I wanted to do something with him again. What better show that YU-NO? This is going to be a three part series, so I hope you will enjoy this conversation!

Check out Part I right here!

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Sitting down with Infinite Zenith: YU-NO Part 1

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A few months ago I sat down with fellow blogger Infinite Zenith to talk shop on the series School Days. It was such a fun time that I just wanted to do it again, and there was only one series I knew we should discuss next. YU-NO: A girl who chants love at the bound of this world! This convo is so big, it’s going to be two posts, one for each have of the story. If you aren’t sick of me gushing about this series, then enjoy!

Check out our post here!

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YU-NO: A Girl who Chants Love at the Bound of this World: A Piece of History.

Look, I’ve pretty much said everything I can about this series, so I’m just gonna copy/paste my thoughts from a previous post.

There have been few series that have gripped me, that have pulled me so completely into their world, their characters. Stories that have kept me at the edge of my seat, that have had me thinking about them even months afterwards. YU-NO: A Girl who Chants Love at the Bound of this World is one of only THREE series that I give that honor to. Every-time I hear the soundtrack, or think about the characters arcs, I just want to load this visual novel up and start playing it again. To surrender myself to the story of Takuya, Ayumi, Kanna, Yu-No and the rest.

YU-NO is a masterpiece, a piece of history that has shaped so much of what visual novels have become, and it earns every single iota of that praise. I cannot understate how much I loved this work, from the solid anime adaptation to this wonder of a visual novel. I could go on, and on, and on, but I won’t. This is the best piece of anime material I have watched since I started this blog in 2018, and I don’t think it will ever leave that spot. Check out links to all my posts on the series after the cut.

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YU-NO’s Takuya Arima and Amanda: Within a Minute

Over the last two weeks, I’ve discussed two of my favorite couples in anime, why I like them, and why I think they work. That continues this week but with a couple that is relatively new to me. I’ve gushed and gushed about the visual novel YU-NO: A Girl who Chants Love at the Bound of this world, talking about the individual arcs, the characters, and why I think it is a masterpiece of fiction. Reflecting back on that this last month, and thinking about what is my favorite couple, I found myself thinking back to a surprising one. Join me after the cut as I take dive into the relationship of Takuya Arima and Amanda.

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Blog title not a reflection of Takuya’s sexual ability.

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Steins;Gate Episodes 14-25: Temporal Do-Over

Some people have criticized the first half of Steins;Gate because much of what happens is set up. However I would argue that such things in series like these are important, vitally so. This time allowed with the characters gives viewers a reason to be attached to them so that, when the plot comes knocking, they are invested in what is happening. That is the case with Steins;Gate as the second half suddenly becomes all about the central plot of the story. Let’s not waste anytime and get into my thoughts on the second half of the series after the cut.

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Try again, and then again.

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My Favorite Posts of 2019

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While 2020 has started, I’ve been meaning to provide an easy place where you can find some of my favorite blog posts I’ve done in the last year. I’ve done quite a bit during 2019, and I have little intention of slowing down. With that said, here are Shallow Dives in Anime’s favorite posts made in 2019

Goblin Slayer’s Goblin Slayer: The Hero’s Hero.

LOVE³ -Love Cube-: The Erotic, and Normal Aspirations of Young Adulthood

The Summer of Love: High School DxD Hero Episodes 7-12: The Rating Game Arc

Bible Black: Sunday School Sexual Shenanigans

The Anime Tiddy

Re-Dive: Fate/stay Night: Heaven’s Feel II. Lost Butterfly: Close Your Eyes

Saga of Tanya the Evil: Just what the Doctor Ordered

The Garden of Sinners: Films 6-7: Done with Jontron Video Clips and Friends!

YU-NO: A Girl Who Chants Love at the Bound of this World (Visual Novel): The Ayumi Route

Bunny Girl Senpai’s Kaede Azusagawa: The Unintentional Imouto Meta-Commentary

Final Thoughts on YU-NO: A Girl who Chants Love at the Bound of this World

One of the best things when it comes to Anime is when you come across a series that pulls you in. A series that really grips you by the hands, pulls you into it’s world and never, ever lets go. A series that has you dive into every corner of it’s world, picking at every bone, every nook and cranny, and most of all, a series that you don’t want to leave when it is all done.

In my entire three decades on this earth, and over two decades as an anime fan, I have only experienced such a feeling twice when it comes to anime. One was with High School DxD, a series I’ve lauded and praised again and again. The other was Fate/Stay Night, whose legacy speaks for itself. I’ve loved both series and I figured it would be sometime until I found another series like that, but then I came across YU-NO.

Join me after the cut as I give you my final thoughts on YU-NO: A Girl who Chants Love at the Bound of this World.

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