Celestial Method (Sora no Method) has a lot going for it – cute characters, emotional storylines, and a nice OP and ED (speaking of which, see and hear our own Japes sax up the show’s end theme). But I can’t say that the series is unique in any sense. It revisits a lot of motifs,… Read More Celestial Method, Episode 9: I Did It My Way
My mom moved around from church to church quite often as I was growing up. I of course, hated that, because as soon as I would establish myself among a group of friends, it seemed, I would be uprooted. Once, when I was in fourth grade, my church friends and I were working hard for… Read More Blue Spring Ride, Episode 11: Guilt and Despair
A while ago, I decided to finish watching Silver Spoon, which I had watched during the summer, but hadn’t finished because I’d already been following the manga for several months. I already knew what was going to happen, and while the anime adaptation of Silver Spoon is good, it isn’t really any better than the… Read More Gin no Saji and Accepting Grace
In this week’s Kyokai no Kanata, we only saw a few glimpses of our main male character, Akihito Kanbara. He was absent in the lives of the other characters as well as in the show, skipping school, likely because he was unable to concentrate after losing control the previous night and almost killing a number… Read More Reader Response: Kyokai no Kanata and the Role of Guilt
Guilty Crown episode 10 summarized in one image Shuu is heavily affected by the death of Jun that he is not able to function. He sees delusions and is even scared of his own shadow. Because of his lack of action, he resigns from/is thrown out of the Undertakers, who then try to get back… Read More Guilty Crown episodes 10 and 11 – Keep calm and be yourself.
On the topic of feeling guilty, I’ve been rather AWOL as of late. School happens unfortunately and usually at the times you least expect it or want it. Thankfully, I have a patient boss for this blog, but that still doesn’t erase my guilt. Thus, I’ve gained a small kinship to Shuu, who is also… Read More Catching up on Guilty Crown: Your guilt will always be one step behind you.