For the past 31 days we’ve honoured 2016's year of anime by posting a gif from a different show each day. This served as a countdown to the new year, and it’s finally come to an end. In this article you’ll find December 31st’s gif and links to all that preceded it. Enjoy, and Happy New Year!

December 31st, Fall 2016 - Yuri!!! on Ice:

“You have to do the opposite of what people expect. How else will you surprise them? That’s my motto.”

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Here’s last year’s calendar (which will take you a year to load):

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