2012 anime retrospective December 30, 2012Posted by ayasawada in Anime, Drama, Film, Manga.
Tags: AKB0048, Anime, Ano Natsu de Matteru, Black Rock Shooter, Chu2Koi, Chunibyou demo koi ga shitai, Eureka Seven, Fate Zero, Gundam, Hyoka, Kokoro Connect, KyoAni, Kyoto Animation, Last Exile, Lupin III, Persona 4, Sakamichi no Apollon, Sword Art Online, Tsuritama
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Another year, another great batch of anime watching. Despite my ‘cutting down’ due to time constraints, I still ended up watching over 20 shows this year, not to mention the odd OAV, movie, drama, live-action adaptation etc. etc. As I rarely get a chance to blog on a series’ end, I thought it might be fun to follow many other blogs’ lead and gather my thoughts in retrospect. (more…)
The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi 2009 December 16, 2009Posted by ayasawada in Anime.
Tags: Anime, Haruhi, KyoAni, Kyoto Animation
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(Yes, I know the show finished months ago. This is the first of a long series of draft posts I am finally finishing….)
The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi, or rather, the Boredom/Sighs of Suzumiya Haruhi if you’re going to be anal about it. The long-awaited second season of Haruhi got a lot of fan-flak for essentially running the same episode eight times in a twelve episode ‘season’. But for what it’s worth I really enjoyed it and admire the balls of KyoAni to take such a piss-taking direction. (more…)
Lucky Star Eps 1-24 (complete) October 7, 2007Posted by ayasawada in Anime.
Tags: Anime, aya hirano, KyoAni, Kyoto Animation, lucky star, Manga, minoru shiraishi, otaku
In short: The KyoAni Azumanga Daioh. もってけ！
Thoughts: It’s hard to know what to write about Lucky Star and I can see why it seems to have divided the anime community. It’s almost a love it or hate it kind of show, though I don’t really see how anyone could hate it. (more…)