The 5th Day of Glorio: Marlin’s Love Shack and Award Emporium

You are now entering the Nine Days of GLORIO, our non-stop year in review. Each day for the rest of 2013, a member of the Glorio crew will share some of their highlights from the past 12 months, all culminating in our Top 10 Anime of the Year. For Day 5, Our go-to man for romance Marlin gives us his favorite moments as well as some other things that he felt worth mentioning.

OP/ED Op-Eds: The Best of Summer 2013

Well, the summer is over, but we have one last memory to share. We all love our endings here if you haven’t noticed, so here’s our thoughts on the best Opening or Ending of the season. Normal OP/Ed Op-Eds will return soon once we iron out the new schedule.

All Your Monies: October 7th 2013

Hello, and welcome to All Your Monies, where The Glorio Blog’s resident toy and figure collecting crew (and Aquagaze) will run down the last week’s new pre-orders, turning a loving or scathing eye over what’s been put out for you to spend your hard earned cash on. This week there’s shirtless boys, scale sex toys and robot psycho killers. So business as usual really.

The Wrap-Up: Summer 2013

If you go around doing a season preview, it is only obvious you also close off on a season review. In The Wrap-Up, all of our contributors get to shine a spotlight on the show they thought to be the very best of the past few weeks, as well as reflect back on the preview…

WataMote Episode 11

As the school prepares for the upcoming festival, Tomoko calculates just the right amount of help to provide to keep her classmates off her back. Yuu pays her a visit during the festival, but there may also be a new friendship for Tomoko on the horizon.

WataMote Episode 10

Tomoko returns to school and must suffer the horrors of sitting in the middle of the classroom. When the call goes out for new clubs, she gathers the courage to start her own.

WataMote Episode 9

Yuu is forced to stand up Tomoko when she is asked to help waitress at her uncle’s cafe. To make it up to her, she invites Tomoko to visit. As Summer vacation reaches its end, Tomoko finds herself alone as ever.

WataMote Episode 8

Tomoko’s younger cousin is coming for a visit and she plans to wow her with stories about her boyfriend. As expected, this fails miserably, leaving Tomoko to resort to other means of looking cool.

WataMote Episode 7

Tomoko begins Summer vacation but seems to be getting diminishing returns on her lazy days of video games and bumming around the internet. To break up the boredom, she cashes in a ticket for a meet and greet with one of her favorite voice actors.

WataMote Episode 6

With Summer vacation quickly approaching, Tomoko desperately searches for someone to watch fireworks with. She tries a few… unconventional methods of snaring a companion with varying degrees of success.

WataMote Episode 5

Tomoko has been in high school for three months now and has seen no changes in her popularity. She steps up her game by taking on a silent, expressionless personality, trying out a Puricura booth, and trying to adopt the social skills of a hostess.

WataMote Episode 3

Tomoko mumbles and stumbles her way through a rainy day. The next day she tries to ditch school and succeeds, spending the rest of the day with her sick brother to try and get sick herself.

WataMote Episode 2

Tomoko receives a call from her one friend from middle school and they agree to hang out on the weekend. For the rest of the week, she tries to create some memorable moments to talk about.