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Friendship and Love

"Younger Sisters" brings Nagisa into the heart of friendship, as she becomes close to several of her classmates and younger students. The episode tells how Nagisa and Tamao acquire a room-temp named Chiyo, a first-year Miator student, and how together … Continue reading

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Strawberry Panic: Between Shizuma and Tamao

  While Shizuma’s attempts to dominate Nagisa are flamboyant and hard to miss, Tamao is no less intrusive. In fact the anime pairs these efforts in the second episode "Etoile." If Shizuma attempts to kiss Nagisa twice, so too does … Continue reading

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Wondering About Strawberry Panic

Why am I taken with it?   Strawberry Panic deliberately engages emotion. By inviting the viewer’s investment in the narrative, but delaying the romantic resolution until the conclusion, the series intensifies the viewer’s experience of romantic longing. Sometimes this effect … Continue reading

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