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Tag: Second Season

Review/discussion about: Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou — The Last Song

Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou -- The Last Song / Episode 5 / Jiro in a field of Canadian golden rods

Its own worst villain

For the first season of Concrete Revolutio, I talked about Superman and how lame of a hero he is. I even went so far as to say that the (and I quote myself) “kryptonite will not be taking down Concrete anytime soon.”

Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou – The Last Song proved me wrong – and not about Superman.

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Review/discussion about: Assassination Classroom Second Season

Assassination Classroom Second Season / Episode 15 / Koro-Sensei standing beneath the broken moon

Et tu, Koro-Sensei?

The best professor who I have ever had the pleasure of learning from goes simply by the name of John.

John is a complete character. With his long, scraggly beard and expletive-filled conversations, he taught me and my friends two very important life lessons: scratch your itch and quid pro quo.

“Scratch your itch” means to follow your dreams. You only have this one life, so you may as well make the most of it. I’m scratching my itch by writing and becoming a writer I can be proud of.

“Quid pro quo” means you have to put in the effort to get any results. So long as you are determined and willing and focused, success will follow. I apply these words to writing, too, having experienced firsthand what such effort brings.

Assassination Classroom Second Season has also taught me words to live by: Moving at Mach speed will not solve all troubles.

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