Jul 1, 2014

Jun 14, 2014

Anime Review: Arakawa Under the Bridge

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Arakawa Under The Bridge title/logoIt’s difficult to place this show. On the surface it is an episodic wacky slice-of-life comedy. Only it eschews most of the cliché settings in favor of taking place under a bridge and starring a dozen or so weirdos. And they really are weirdos in the strongest sense. These aren’t your typical characters who are portrayed as “wild and zany” but still lead relatively normal lives going to school/work and so on. No, these people live under a bridge so you know already there is something wrong with them as they willfully choose not to participate in normal society. And it is a deliberate choice because none of them seem to be poor hobos either. Well, probably.

May 21, 2014

Anime Reviews: Arata: The Legend, Kanamemo, Morita-san wa Mukuchi

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I hope you like images because I’ve got over a dozen this time spread out over three more reviews. (Dial-up warning!!)

May 3, 2014

Anime Review: Ore no Nōnai Sentakushi ga, Gakuen Rabu Kome o Zenryoku de Jama Shiteiru

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Noucome title/logoCheesecake shows like this are a guilty pleasure of mine. They are the empty calories of anime, and just like a Twinkie they’ll leave you feeling disappointed with them and yourself. For all of the fancy packaging and appearance it rarely satisfies like you hope and it just makes you feel a bit ashamed since, let’s face it, this isn’t your first pre-packaged pastry. You knew better, but you thought maybe this time it would be different.