23: Unforgettable

This week on Aniki: Hyouka reaches its final episode with Oreki helping Chitanda become a doll for a day before the two of them walk into the sunset. The brothers discuss their overall impressions of 22 episodes of Hyouka with differing opinions. Meanwhile on Jojo, Wham and Jojo face off in a battle to the death resembling a grotesque mix of Ben Hur and Mario Cart. Also featuring: SailorMonopoles

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22: Owner of a Broken Heart

This week on Aniki: Hyouka gets heavy as Ibara’s homemade Valentines chocolate gets stolen before Satoshi can receive it, bringing out the worst in everyone. Oreki is on the case with Chitanda as his unneeded enforcer. Meanwhile on Jojo, Lisa Lisa and Jojo agree to have a 2v2 fight with Wham and Cars for possession of the Red Stone of Asia. We may have given everything away just then. Also featuring: more Pokemon Go and how deep Jon’s cuts go.

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21: Bad Luck and Extreme Misfortune

This week on Aniki: Hyouka devises a devilish plot to freeze our A-team in a shed during New Year’s. Can Oreki break out or make out before Satoshi and Ibara realize that their friends teeter on the brink of utter destruction? Over on Jojo, fools rush in and Zeppeli takes on Wham all alone with his new and improved Shabron Spray. A great battle commences! Also featuring: Pokemon Go and our hot take on the summer 2016 anime season.

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20: The Hardy Boys Special

This week on Aniki: It’s finally here. The “Why Did The Kid get Called to the Office” episode of Hyouka. Oreki and Chitanda spend an afternoon wildly speculating on the nature of a simple PA announcement instead of making out. Meanwhile, on Jojo, Stroheim is back as a robot and he, Cars, and Jojo all make a mad dash towards the edge of a cliff. Also featuring: Tokyo Mirage Session #FE and BABYMETAL.

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19: It’s Bummers All the Way Down

This week on Aniki: After the Bunkasai, things get more cheerful on Hyouka, up until Oreki suddenly wants to investigate bummer helicopters. Meanwhile, Suzy Q gets macked on by both Jojo and an entire brain. Also featuring: the brothers’ take on Escaflowne and the thrilling conclusion to the Sailor Moon Infinity arc.

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18: Great Expectations

This week’s Aniki is brought to you by the letter ‘E’ as in ‘Expectations.’ The Bunkasai arc concludes with many bummers and insecurities, but the master thief is unmasked as Oreki kills several birds with one sodium. Meanwhile, on Jojo, AC/DC appears to proctor Jojo’s practical Hamon exam and takes him on a one way trip to the danger zone. Also featuring: Voltron, the appearance of Sailor Saturn, and recommendations for new anime watchers.

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17: The Last Hamon Coach

This week on Aniki: Each of the Hyouka gang thinks they are closing in on Juumonji faster than Oreki is. Will they succeed before he gets out of his chair? And on Jojo, the boys meet their match in the cold-eyed Lisa Lisa as she forces them to climb her oily pillar. Also featuring: Jon finally watching Little Witch Academia, the latest Sailor Moon, the new Voltron, and why Utena sucks.

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16: An Incidental Hero’s Proof

This week on Aniki: The Juumonji thievery captivates the entire school on Hyouka while everyone else in the gang aside from Oreki develops crippling self-doubt. And on Jojo, Jojo shows the world his balls that he is so very proud of. Also featuring: a disappointing episode of Sailor Moon Crystal.

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