Although 2011 was a very eventual year with a big Earthquake in Japan that occurred in March of this year and some disasters that hit close to home like Hurricane Irene and the October Snow Storm, it was a very good year for Anime. While noitaminA had many disappointments, there have been some great shows, most notably Madoka Magica, which aired earlier this year. So for a further ado, I’ll share my thoughts about the year as a whole and some accomplishments. (Image Source)
Archives for December 2011
The second season of Ika Musume finally comes to a close… but what dramatic moments they have this time?
[Read more…] about Shinryaku!? Ika Musume – Episode 12 (END) – Staged Invasions and Fighting over Save Data
Did you notice the lack of Inami punching in the past few episodes? This episode shows why…
[Read more…] about Working`!! Second Season – Episode 12 – Inami’s Progress and Aoi’s Sacrifice
Well, I hope everyone had a nice Christmas. For me, not much has happened except my parents and sister watched a few movies while I play with video games and my new iPhone. Of course, one of those games I finally get a chance to play with is of course アイドルマスター２ on the Playstation 3. Yep, it’s that game, which the anime is based on and I have to say that I’m impressed with it so far. Although my Japanese skills needs more work, the girls looked cute and most importantly, it’s a fun game (except the know fact that I suck at the dance lessons). Still, I won’t write my first impressions until I get further into the game, which might take a week. Nevertheless, I’ll keep everyone posted.
If you are curious on what I’m producing, the unit name is “Flower Princess” (花姫), which consists of Takane (Leader), Haruka and Mami.
[Read more…] about Weekly Anime Rankings & Digest – December 19-25
As first half of Fate/zero concludes, how the episode ended kind of reminds me of another familiar show.
[Read more…] about Fate/zero – Episode 13 (Part I END) – Views on Achievement and God
Just as a note, I will not blog tomorrow since it’s Christmas. Therefore, the post for the Fate/zero Episode 13 will get delayed to Monday… but for now, so along. Enjoy the holidays and of course, Yukiho’s birthday!
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Today is the day before Christmas and to celebrate it, I’m looking back at the reminder of the moments in this year’s Anime that made it awesome. This includes Croisee, Ano Hana, Fate/zero, Idolmaster, Hourou Musuko and Madoka Magica.
If you don’t know what this project is all about, I highly suggest checking out the prelude (Image Source).
[Read more…] about Twelve Days of Anime – Part II (Days 7-12)
First off, for those who celebrate Christmas, I hope you enjoy the holidays. Just like last year, I have decided to participate in a Secret Santa Anime project hosted by Reverse Thieves. In this project, you give a list of what you watched to a person, which is randomly selected. Then, they suggest three shows to watch. After receiving suggestions, you pick one or more to review. In this review, I will focus on a 2010 Josei Anime called Kuragehime (海月姫, lit Jellyfish Princess). (Image Source)
[Read more…] about Secret Santa Review – Kuragehime
Poor Yachiyo… I really felt bad for her!
[Read more…] about Working’!! Second Season – Episode 11- Misunderstandings and Princess Curls
After all the girls rediscover the importance of unity from Haruka’s emotional leave, everyone is now excited for the live performance.
[Read more…] about The iDOLM@STER – Episode 25 (END) – The 2nd Live Performance