Review: Sweet Blue Flowers (Aoi Hana), Blu-Ray

Reunited as teenagers after spending their middle school years apart, Fumi and Akira don’t recognize each other at first, especially since the latter has far surpassed her friend in height (to latter’s dismay)—but everything else remains nearly the same: Akira is spunky and self-confident, Fumi is more gentle and prone to crying, and though they… Read More Review: Sweet Blue Flowers (Aoi Hana), Blu-Ray

Something More: Spiritual Truths in Your Lie in April, Encouragement of Covenant, and Jeanne D’Arc’s Last Temptation

After our holiday hiatus, Something More has returned!  Today’s column features a smattering of wonderful posts from this past week and a few before, as the holidays marked the end of one anime season (and now the beginning of another). Does the style in which lolita characters, including Taiga and Enju, presented in anime pose… Read More Something More: Spiritual Truths in Your Lie in April, Encouragement of Covenant, and Jeanne D’Arc’s Last Temptation