Mostly a Kano focused episode.
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Mostly a Kano focused episode.
If you thought Nagisa from Clannad and Ayu from Kanon is the cutest/most moe… you are sadly mistaken… After seeing Air Episode 1, I have seen the light… Misuzu is probably the most cutest/moe female Key lead I have seen. Some may ask, I thought you don’t care about moe? Well, yes… I don’t… but this is an exception..
After waiting for weeks dying to see another Kyoto Animation’s Key adaptions after Clannad ~After Story~ was finished weeks ago, I finally received my Air TV Boxset… which I had to wait because it wasn’t released until late April.
You might be wondering, why would you watch something that is 5 years old… Well, if you haven’t know about the history of Kyoto Animation and Key… thats the reason because basically they revolutionize how Visual Novels are adapted to TV because they are faithful to the original source material which others didn’t care about. Thats why Toei’s Kanon was largely forgotten due to it’s poor animation in 2002… Also, I became interested after watching Kanon 2006 remake in late December and wanting to watch Air ever since.
Now for the unboxing pics…
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As we know, Key writes stories that have a period of happiness before making the reader or the watcher tragically crushed with a unpredictable tragic event happen to one of the characters. Don’t get me wrong, I like most of Key’s works like Kanon and Clannad and soon Air, after watching the anime adaptations by Kyoto Animation… but how this compare to other popular Shoujo anime and works? Yet’s find out, shall we?
The question is yes, but the single DVDs are currently difficult to find due to the ADV fiasco happened early last year caused ADV’s licensed anime being difficult to find and also the current Economic Downturn we are in also put a strain on them as well. Luckily, FUNIanimation now holds the license of AIR TV and will release a full season box set on April 21, 2008 of this year (and it’s alot cheaper buying it instead of singles… even though I have the money to buy singles), meaning that I won’t be able to watch it until early/mid May due to alot of college work after the long reading week (aka spring break) and exams coming towards the end of the Spring semester. Once I receive them and start watching, I will start blogging on it as well.
Well, after watching Kanon, Clannad, and currently Clannad ~After Story~, I gained interest in Key’s stories which are regarded as masterpieces… compared to other harem or visual novel adaptations I have seen so far. I also gained interest in some of Kyoto Animation’s work after watching Haruhi Season 1 (which is done very well) and Lucky Star. Also, I lost interest in most of today’s popular Shounen shows… because most of them are just not that great (yes, I’m looking at you, Naruto and Bleach).
After Clannad ~After Story~ ends, after three episodes… I’m going to have a period where I have nothing to watch except the episodes (until April comes!) I haven’t watched yet. Besides, I want to watch the dub version… because it’s alot easier to understand the story than just reading the subtitles that disappear after a few seconds before you even finish it.
The answer is never… Toei Animation seems to botch up the story lines of every adaptation of Key’s Visual Novels so much that it’s not even funny… They should just stick to animating One Piece.
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