Ikoku Meiro no Croisèe – Episode 8 – Alice’s Fairytale

Camille is simply a cat lover, even if they were stray ones.

After Yune is finally cured from her cold, Alice invites he and Claude to a tea party. While Yune and Alice tell each other’s fairy tales, Claude reminisces a few moments from their childhood when he was with Camille.

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The iDOLM@STER – Episode 7 – Yayoi’s Cheerful Family and Iori’s Life Lesson

Yayoi is so cheerful and caring.

Compared to the other girls, Yayoi is not so fortunate since she isn’t well off and her parents have to work most of the time in order to support all six children. Out of curiosity, Iori and Hibiki tags along to experience how Yayoi shop for food and meet her siblings.
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Summer 2011 Anime Midseason Impressions

Believe it or not, summer is more than half way done.  Although I haven’t watched much from the summer lineup since I went on a two-week vacation late last month, the shows that I watched were very enjoyable. Out of the show from this season’s lineup, I have watched Ikoku Meiro no Croisèe and The iDOLM@STER along with two shows from last season. (Image Source)
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Ikoku Meiro no Croisèe – Episode 7 – Claude’s Cold Attitude and Yune’s Illness

Believe it or not, Alice gives off vibes from Fuuko in this scene!

After Yune spent a whole day taking pictures in cute dresses, it’s noticeable that she has caught a cold with a subtle sneeze from the last episode. Sadly, her cold worsened along with Claude being a big jerk eventually led to the inevitable.
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The iDOLM@STER – Episode 6 – Producer-san’s Panic Attack

It seems that Miki completely misunderstood the Producer as usual.

765 Production’s future now looks brighter as Ritsuko’s new idol unit Ryuuguu Komachi got approved with Azusa, Ami and Iori being a part of it. While they work on their gig for their debut on television, the Producer becomes increasingly anxious that it leads us to many unforeseen mistakes.
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Tears to Tiara – Episode 8 – Arthur’s Overconfident Failure

Lydia is here to burn the castle down with her forces...

Arthur has become too confident in his recent victories that he didn’t foresee the next battle. This time, a white haired woman is in command of this small, but powerful force and they plan another attack on the Gaels.
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True Tears – Episode 1 & 2 (First Impressions)

This is not exactly the reaction he wanted from her.

For a while now, I wanted to watch True Tears, PA Works’s first production before they produced other anime such as Canaan, Angel Beats and the now airing Hanasaku Iroha. While the latter having a few similarities since Mari Okada worked on both series, the focus is primarily on the love triangle that slowly develops with Shinichiro and the two girls, Hiromi and Noe.
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Best of Spring 2011 Anime Music

During the Fall 2010 Anime Season, I have taken a brief look of some the opening and ending songs I heard from the shows I were watching. Since I only covered a few shows last winter like Madoka Magica, Hourou Musuko and Fractale (Gosick is left out since the ending theme single came out in the spring), I decided not to focus on it. However, I have published a full review on Madoka Magica’s opening song, “Connect” at Anime Instrumentality and you should check it out!

For the Spring 2011 Season, there was a good number of opening and ending songs I liked. Out of the songs that released and listened to during spring, I liked “secret base ~kimi ga kureta mono~” (Ai Kayano, Haruka Tomatsu, Saori Hayami),  “Scarlet Knight” (Nana Mizuki), “Hazy” (sphere), “Scarlet Ballet” (May’n), and “Spread Wings” (Aki Misato). For each song, I will share my thoughts about them briefly. (Image Source)
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