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Yowamushi Pedal


For a cycling anime, and especially for a sports anime, Yowamushi Pedal is a bit odd. Not that there are many cycling anime out there (I can’t thing of another besides Over … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ookami to Koushinryu


More popularly known as Spice and Wolf (or Wolf and Spice), this anime is  one of the most refreshing series I’ve ever watched. In the guise of playful banter, tongue-in-cheek … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tokyo Magnitude 8.0


The interesting thing about this anime for me, was that I had just finished watching it when the 2011 Tohoku earthquake hit Japan. It really made me appreciate what happens during … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Coppelion


Copellion was truly one of those anime that was over before I knew it. At just 13 episodes, the story smoothly progressed from an interesting introduction to a satisfying resolution, … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

To Aru Hikuushi E No Koiuta


Like dubs, the English translations of Japanese phrases can often make an anime look a lot less appealing than it is. To Aru Hikuushi E No Koiuta or “The Pilot’s … Continue reading

February 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Samurai Flamenco


For me, “Samurai Flamenco” was such a silly title that I had knocked it off my list before ever seeing an episode. But it has turned out to be surprisingly… … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nagi no Asakura


When it comes to these kind of shows, it’s all about emotional attachment to the characters – which for me here isn’t that strong. I enjoy this show casually; enough … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment