Fanime 2013 Haul

I now have a huge Ore Imō wallscroll hang­ing over my bed. Hey guys! I’m back from school, and rar­ing to post cov­er­age on my expe­ri­ences at Fanime 2013. For­tu­nate­ly (or rather, unfor­tu­nate­ly?), Fanime is the time of year where I stop giv­ing a shit about col­lege in favor of cater­ing to the weeb inside of […]

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Characters of 2012 (Happy New Years!)

Now that 2013 has begun, it’s time for me to talk about my favorite aspect of ani­me: the char­ac­ters, specif­i­cal­ly ones from 2012. I can’t stress this enough. The qual­i­ty of sto­ry­telling in an ani­me and its orig­i­nal­i­ty are cru­cial aspects in mak­ing an ani­me mem­o­rable, but I always believed that whether or not a series […]

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Let’s Watch Little Busters! 01

Final­ly, the ani­me I’ve been wait­ing for, well, for­ev­er! I’ve been a bit sketchy about it not being done by KyoAni, who are pret­ty much the only com­pa­ny that has ever done VN adap­ta­tions right. But I’ve decid­ed to give J.C. Staff the ben­e­fit of an open mind, and so I’m going into this first episode […]

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The Podcast With No Name — Episode 2: We Still Have No Name

We’re final­ly back to the pod­cast, this time to talk about the Lit­tle Busters! ani­me (again), the (very mys­te­ri­ous) Angel Beats! visu­al nov­el, Mon­ster Hunter 3 Ulti­mate and oth­er excit­ing 3DS games, and fin­ish it up with the most drawn out rec­om­men­da­tions seg­ment ever. Intro Music Title: cam­po de giras­sol Artist: Shibayan Cir­cle: Shibayan­Records Album: À […]

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The Podcast With No Name — Episode 1: Popping the Cherry

On the agen­da for our pilot episode, we have the upcom­ing Lit­tle Busters! ani­me, Spice & Wolf and oth­er light nov­els, Da Capo III and oth­er untrans­lat­ed visu­al nov­els, Tales of Xil­lia being local­ized, and of course, plen­ty of extra top­ics because we can’t stop talk­ing. Intro Music Title: cam­po de giras­sol Artist: Shibayan Circle: […]

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Ookami-san to Shichinin no Nakamatachi 01

Air date: 7/1/2010. What? An ani­me with a fairy tale motif? Air­ing on my birth­day? Does Japan love me or some­thing? (Excuse the Chi­nese sub­ti­tles, I lacked RAWs for the screen­shots… and good-qual­i­­ty Eng­lish fansubs.)

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