Hibike! Euphonium and Concert Band Nostalgia – Remembering the Fond Memories with Music

Artist: 幻想黑兔

Artist: 幻想黑兔

It has been several years since I last played an instrument after graduating high school. For me, music played a big role in my childhood because I learned how to the piano at a young age and played the Clarinet since 4th grade. While there are shows like Tari Tari and K-ON, which focuses on music that I can relate to, I have to admit that Hibike! Euphonium feels very nostalgic since concert band was one of my favorite aspects of grade school, which I will share.
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Weekly Anime Impressions – Spring 2015 – Week 7 – Nisekoi and DanMachi Episode 7

Artist: 凍奈

Artist: 凍奈

Yep, I have to admit that I’m addicted to Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka knowing that there is a second season on the horizon. I regret not watching when it first aired after watching 7 episodes all at once since there were a lot of cute and enjoyable moments. While I enjoy most of the cast, I have to admit that Rize and Sharo is the best couple. Once I finish it, I will eventually write a full review on it.
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So, I got a Japanese New Nintendo 3DS (and Yokai Watch 2 First Impressions)

As you know, I own the original Nintendo 3DS, which I bought several months after it came out in the states. I have to admit that there were not many games that I was interested in besides a few first party games. Since the Nintendo 3DS is region locked, a policy that I complained about, I couldn’t import any Japanese games, even if there are some that I am interested in.

Last year, Nintendo has announced a new Nintendo 3DS, which is an evolutionary upgrade of the highly successful 3DS. Since I play mostly Japanese language games nowadays, I decided to go for a Japanese model this time. With that, it’s time to share my overall impressions on the new 3DS along with my short first impressions of Youkai Watch 2.
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Hibike! Euphonium – Episode 7 – Haruka’s Big Upset and The Concert Band’s Dark Past

After Aoi's decision to quit, Haruka just couldn't accept it and started crying.

After Aoi’s decision to quit, Haruka just couldn’t accept it and started crying.

While everyone in the concert band focuses on the upcoming auditions to determine who will make the competing group of 55, Aoi makes a surprising decision that would really upset Haruka.
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More on Anime Watching Habits: Rewatching and Watching Anime with Others

In the past, I shared my thoughts on how I watched Anime. With that, it’s time to take a look at two more aspects of watching Anime that I haven’t talked about yet, rewatching shows and watching Anime with other people.
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Hibike! Euphonium – Episode 6 – It’s Tough Being a Beginner

Don't dare say that you will give up in front of Asuka since she can be scary.

Don’t dare say that you will give up in front of Asuka if you don’t want to see her scary side.

After a fine performance at the festival, it’s finally time to start preparing for nationals. Of course, this means that the teacher will hold auditions to see who will be in the group that will participate in the competitions. For Hazuki, it’s a tough road ahead.
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