Comment on Top 50 Anime of 2012 by Sasazuka:

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Eh, I like COWBOY BEBOP but it’d be nowhere near my personal top 10, if that makes you feel better.

I mean, I post at SANKAKU COMPLEX, half my top 10 would be slice-of-life moeblobs.


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