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[Shadowverse] Control Swordcraft

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Set: Tempest of the Gods

As a lover of control decks in other card games, Tempest of the Gods is a refreshing change from the aggressive meta of the previous expansion, Rise of Bahamut. With heavy endgame decks like Ramp Dragoncraft and Aegis Havencraft, I thought I would try my hand at a control deck with my favorite class, Swordcraft. The two new legendaries, Gawain of the Round Table and Roland the Incorruptible, serve as great additions to the Control Swordcraft archetype.

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[Shadowverse] Explooooosion!

This is Dimensional Explosion! The finest deck that commands absolute respect from every player! This deck is the perfect shell for the most powerful tool in the Runecraft arsenal, Dimensional Shift, to defeat your opponents in a single turn with a glorious giant explosion! Aggressive decks fancies themselves as superior but Dimensional Explosion will destroy them with the strongest of spells!

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[Quickie] Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry

== Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry ==

Fantasy high school romance.
Like an actual romance between two people.
Well animated and choreographed sword action.
OP MC, but more likeable than most.
An awesome transgender character (uncommon in Anime).
Tournament style fights.

Don’t expect:
A harem anime.
Complex characters.
Actually compelling antagonists.

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[Quickie] Sakamoto Desu Ga?

==Sakamoto Desu Ga? ==

Hilarious jokes the first time around.
Fantastically fabulous main character.
A touch of drama as side characters struggle on dealing with such a “perfect” person.

Don’t expect:
Interesting side characters.
A slice of life transition like Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-Kun.
The same jokes to be funny the fifth time around.

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[Update] Shadowverse Expansion, Seiyuu Spotlight, and Houseki Pro

Greetings! Two months have passed since the new start of the blog, so I thought I would give an update to everyone on how things have been, where the blog is going, and other miscellaneous things.

= Shadowverse = top_banner_en02-1

So most of the traffic on this blog is with my Shadowverse posts, which are published bi-weekly on Fridays. With the new expansion coming out next week, I decided to hold off on making a post this time around. The idea is to make a pack opening video for the blog next week and start brewing fun and/or competitive decks with the new cards. If you don’t know what Shadowverse is, check out my introductory post here. (tldr: online anime ccg).

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= Anime =

Honestly, I think “Quickies” are the best idea I’ve had in a long time. I’ve been able to keep consistently posting one every week since the reboot. That being said, they are slightly underwhelming opposed to the longer reviews of the past. However, most reviews of any kind boil down to “oh this was a good show” or “don’t watch Hundred,” which doesn’t really allow for much innovation.

Though I work full-time and don’t have that much free time, I may try to introduce a new type of article. My favorite part of watching new anime is listening to the different talented seiyuu, or voice actors; I love trying to figure out what voices I have heard from previous shows. Seiyuu Spotlight would aim to show off different voice actors and actresses I personally think are amazing, describe their vocal styels, and try to share their best works. It might be a little bit before my little idea becomes a reality, but keep an eye out for it!

That being said, I would love to discuss different series with the like… 4 people that read my anime reviews! Basically I’m looking for more interaction between myself and you guys. If anyone has ideas, let me know!

shoukugeki no souma.jpg = Houseki Pro =

So while this blog is a solo project by yours truly, Wakai, I do actually have other side projects with other people. One such group is Houseki Pro, which is a vocal cover group of songs from the show Steven Universe. If you are a fan of the show, go check out our Youtube channel here. The group is full of talented individuals with a true passion for singing. And then there’s me. I don’t have any of that.

[Quickie] Re:Zero

== Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu ==

Complex, imperfect main character that grows over time.
Impactful characters that you grow to love or hate.
Excellent fantasy setting + modern protagonist combo.
Fantastic animation and action sequences.
Interesting and impactful side characters.
Good balance of solving problems via words and swords.
A psychological thriller with unpredictable twists.

Don’t expect:
Problems to be solved quickly and efficiently.
To actually like the main character for a good portion of the season.

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[Shadowverse] Loli Vampire Sadism (feat. Bloodcraft)

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Shadowverse recently distributed a free copy of Gabriel and Prince of Darkness (RIP Satan) to all players. This means the ladder is full of midrange Swordcraft beatdown decks and cancer Havencraft control decks. Here at YouthfulLaughter, I like to go against the grain as a strong independent loli vampire sadist who don’t need no meta decks and play decks that best handle these meta decks. Of course, by loli vampire sadism, I’m referring to control Bloodcraft (loli optional for 800 rupees or if you’re crazy like me 700 if you buy every leader at once).

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