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The Fierce War of 2008: Casualties of War

With the dead arts, the forgotten ones, and the old 2007 shows behind us, it is now time to move onto the shows that both began life and ended life in 2008. As usual, I start from the bottom and … Continue reading

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ef – a tale of whatever, man

The other show I finished yesterday was ef – a tale of melodies. Ugh. ef – a tale of memories, the series that precedes melodies, was all around okay, and ended rather strongly. I was primarily interested in it because … Continue reading

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Random 12/08/08

Since I was two episodes behind, I dropped Yozakura Quartet. Despite the harsh things I say about it elsewhere, it’s not an altogether bad show. The character interaction is great, but that’s not really enough to save it from its … Continue reading

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December 2008 anime and manga

Current Casshern Sins: Great art direction but the writing is so boring. I’m pretty sure Casshern says JUST WHAT AM I in every fucking episode. ChäoS;HEAd: It’s always super special! I like this one a lot. Clannad ~After Story~: Hit … Continue reading

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November 2008 Anime + Manga

Current Casshern Sins: Arty retro stuff. Sometimes boring, but mostly good. ChäoS;HEAd: Moe psychological thriller. I can dig it. Crannad ~After Story~: The first arc was great, but now it’s getting into “NOT THIS SHIT AGAIN, KEY” territory. Detroit Metal … Continue reading

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Fall 08 Impressions PART V

V V V VICTORY ef- a tale of melodies While I appreciated the artistic merit in the first ef series, I only half liked it. This is not to fault the geniuses at SHAFT or supervisor Shinbo– I just thought … Continue reading

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Autumn 2008– oh, for some reason I thought all these shows were starting in September

I’m so glad all of this stuff is starting in October, rather than in September like I originally thought. I was wondering how I would be able to handle twenty more shows on top of of the fourteen I already … Continue reading

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The Year in Review: My Youth in 2007

2007 was really fucking uneven. The first few months got by on the better titles that carried over from 2006, but between April and August it was something of a wasteland. I managed to get my fix for good modern … Continue reading

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