YURIKUMAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA An upside-down pink triangle surrounded by a green circle. Their purity was tainted by the “invisible storm”. This is not a penguindrum! This post contains episode 1 spoilers. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 <… Continue reading "Your guide to interpreting Yuri Kuma Arashi episode 1!?"
0:22 — Hey! I’m up here! Good evening! 0:29 — REDISCOVER A TIMELESS STORY 0:30 — Once upon a time, there was a little prince who was in need of… a friend?! 0:35 — AS YOU HAVE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE 0:40 — I’ve flown… Continue reading "The Little Prince (2015) trailer and translation"
This AMV was made in 2009. Watching it at the time was a mind-blowing experience. It used light effects to integrate anime characters to realistic (in this case, real-life) backgrounds, to convey emotion and to be more aesthetically pleasing. Something… Continue reading "Short impressions on Tamako Love Story"
If you think about it, a coming-of-age story about first masturbations, puberty, and preteen social anxiety definitely has the potential to resonate with the life experience of aged viewers. The problem is, high school drama already gets on enough people’s… Continue reading "Trying to impress your 12-year-old classmates"
I invite those who don’t know about the currently running Under the DogKickstarter to watch the introduction video and see what it’s about. It might be the most exciting anime KS to date and it’d be a shame to see it… Continue reading "ANNcast Under the Dog interview transcript"
I happened to rewatch a couple of episodes of Noir recently, and was surprisingly absorbed in. My general opinion on the series was that the episodic stories were pretty good while the overarching plot disappointing. To me, the characters’ backstory felt unengaging… Continue reading "Anime highlight: Noir"
Among the manga serialised in Gangan Online (Barakamon, Nozaki-kun, WataMote, Danshi Koukousei), there is a little-known ongoing series I am infatuated with: Ryuushika Ryuushika. The reason I gave such a title to this article is because I often see Ryuushika Ryuushika… Continue reading "Yotsuba& is almost as good as Ryuushika Ryuushika"
“He’s got to have a hole in his defense! He’s reading me — he’s predicting my moves. Show me your weak point! I just can’t afford to end here!” Think these lines are from the latest battle shounen? Wrong: they’re… Continue reading "A collaborative Ping Pong review"