It is that time of the year again. The time when we look back on the anime that has aired and think about what we have, or have not, watched. As usual, I will write a handful of posts listing anime of 2013.
Attack on Titan came, Attack on Titan saw, Attack on Titan conquered. The series might not have amused me as much as it did with many others, but it was an experience nonetheless. One really fun thing that spawned from the anime’s first opening theme (紅蓮の弓矢 by Linked Horizon) was a lot of videos slapping the song onto anything possible. The Internet exploded with these videos, which was a hilarious sight to behold.
While listing all my favorites would be impossible to fit here – there are too many! – I have below mentioned the two which caught me the most off-guard.
Do you remember Binbougami ga!? You probably did not watch it while the few who did usually proclaimed how utterly dull it was. I was originally one of the persons who did not watch it, the reason being how, well, utterly dull it seemed to be.
But for some reason I became more and more interested in it, surely the catchy opening and ending song helped with that, and shortly after it had finished airing I sat down and watched it. And boy did I fall in love with it quickly. I ended up breezing through all thirteen episodes in only three days, which is a rare feat for me.
It is time for my first match in the Aniblog Tourney 2012, a tourney which I am sure you have heard about by now. If not, just check out this post!
When it comes to this tourney, a lot of people humbly proclaim that they do not have any chance of winning or that they are not interested in it at all. While I can understand this way of thinking, it does not mean I fully agree with it. Even if you believe you will not win, you should still do your best! Fight for it! Ganbatte! In other words, this means I will fight till the bitter end. Will I have fun while doing so? Dang fun if you ask me. I am sure everyone who participates in the tourney also enjoys it. Some might just not want to come off as too serious, as they believe they lose respect or something like that. Do not ask me, ask them! Continue reading →
As promised in my first post, I have now managed to find and ask a question to a couple of different fansubbers out there. It was one very simple, yet very broad, question I asked them:
“Why do you fansub?”
It has been very interesting to hear their answers and talking with them about fansubbing in general. It truly feels like I learned something. If some of you readers are curious yourselves, simply visit the fansub group’s channel on IRC and ask away! Continue reading →