GJ-bu is the Best Anime of the Season


Currently I am watching too much anime, so I did the most rational thing to do and picked up yet another series.

Turned out that GJ-bu actually is the best anime of the season. Continue reading

In What Anime World Would You Live? – Part 2

Let us skip the long introduction and get straight to the point: this post features anime worlds I would like to live in. Or, actually, it does not have to be worlds I would like to live in, but rather borrowing certain aspects from the mentioned worlds and putting them in our own. It is kind of like merging our own world with an anime world. Why not steal a character or two, or being able to “lift” as in Eureka Seven? So this post is divided into two sections: “World” and “Character”. You will understand when you read it! Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas 2011 – #01 – Aria

“The gentle wind brushing against my cheeks…

While rocking to the sound of the waves,

I can feel my body relaxing.

I close my eyes, and can see…

The direction the wind is taking.

Now let’s row, towards the shining waves.

A smile is immediately brought to my face.

Hey, tell me…

Can this yearning be healed by the wind…

As the undine takes me to your side?”

Undine by Yui Makino

Yes, yes it can be healed! Continue reading

The Purpose of Openings

Because I could not find any fitting picture.

If you are new to anime, one of the first things you will notice is the fancy openings with actual singers and not only a short piece of music together with the series logo (or a longer opening showcasing the characters and setting) like here in the West. But are these kinds of openings needed or should they be removed in favour of extra screen time? Warning! Includes many videos! Continue reading