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Maria Holic Alive! Episode #04 Review

Maria Holic Alive definitely takes a lot of the usual kinds of gags from Shaft and works them well into a series that does try to avoid going so completely strange and over the top. Case in point early on here in the midst of a class, we have Kanako shot in the head through the window with an arrow. Of course, it’s a trick arrow that you wear on top of your head, and you can’t imagine how it actually flew through the air, but it works well in highlighting the strange and unusual and puts Kanako into more pain when she ends up with her neck twisted instead by a fellow classmate. With the class learning about the law, things move quickly into a legal realm as the students decide to find out what’s happened themselves as Mariya gets far more serious than you usually see her. READ MORE...