Archive for category 2012 Winter

Winter 2012 – Week 5 Anime Review

This week (really last week but whatever): frustration with opponents in Future Diary, thoughts on warfare tactics in Mouretsu Pirates, and enjoying the history lessons in Chihayafuru.

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Winter 2012 – Week 4 Anime Review

This week: Chihayfuru producing a recap episode the right way, two Takehito Koyasu appearances this week (Brave 10 and Mirai Nikki), and the charming art style of Thermae Romae.

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Winter 2012 – Week 3 Anime Review

This week: Yukiteru’s faces in Mirai Nikki, problems with the horror in Another, and interesting background characters in Persona 4 and Mouretsu Pirates.

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Winter 2012 – Week 2 Anime Review

This week: the sixth karuta club member in Chihayafuru, mixed signals from the setting in Rinne no Lagrange, and proper character development in Mouretsu Pirates.

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Further Thoughts and Analysis on Another

After receiving some interesting feedback and comments and studying people’s thoughts and impressions, I’ve decided to reanalyze the first episode of Another to see if I misinterpreted or, more accurately, misjudged the horror elements employed in the first episode.  Now, after reviewing some scenes and giving the anime more thought, I believe I missed a lot of foreshadows, subtle hints, and even the first death of the series.  Whoops.

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Winter 2012 – First Week Impressions (Part 3)

The final first week impressions post reviews Another, Ano Natsu de Matteru, and Daily Lives of High School Boys.

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Winter 2012 – First Week Impressions (Part 2)

This post reviews Senki Zesshou Symphogear, Mouretsu Pirates (Bodacious Space Pirates), and Brave10 (also a blurb on Area no Kishi).

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