Note: This post covers episodes 1 and 2. In another world, Yohane is a small-town girl with dreams of making it big as a singer in the big city. Unfortunately, she’s not only failed all of her auditions, but is nearly broke, and now her mother wants her to return home to watch the house… Read More First Impression: Yohane the Parhelion -SUNSHINE in the MIRROR (a Love Live fan’s perspective)
Just-turned 16-year-old Yohane is friendless, jobless, and with barely a penny (G?) to her name. The lack of money leads Yohane to call home to ask her mother for more funding, but mom’s response is unexpected: Yohane is told that now that she’s reached adult age, she won’t be supported financially by her parents anymore.… Read More First Impression: Yohane the Parhelion -SUNSHINE in the MIRROR (for Non-“Love Live” Viewers)
I have been busy the last few weeks, so I will be doing a double-episode post to catch up, with a post on episodes 5 and 6 coming soon. Episode 3 Episode 3 marks the first major event of the season, as Aqours performs at both the Love Live competition qualifiers and the school open… Read More Love Live! Sunshine!! Season 2 Ep. 3-4: Melancholy of the Diamond Princess
The good news for Aqours is, they get a second chance to save their school. If they can raise the number of prospective students to 100 by the end of the year, the school will stay open. Considering that they only have 10 at the moment, it is a daunting task, but they are thankful… Read More Love Live! Sunshine!! Season 2 Episode 2: Do You (Not) Love What I Love?
The second season of Love Live! Sunshine!! has begun, so time to return to my weekly episodic blogs on the show! For those that have not seen the first season or my coverage on it, you can catch up on either Crunchyroll (subbed) or Funimation (sub and dub), and read my earlier posts by searching… Read More Love Live! Sunshine!! Season 2 Episode 1: Even If It’s An Unreachable Star
So here we are at the last episode of Love Live! Sunshine!!, and what a ride it has been. This final episode is little more than a quick wrap-up to this season, one that puts the story at a good stopping point while leaving plenty of room for a continuation. The plot is pretty thin here,… Read More Love Live! Sunshine!! Ep. 13 (Season Finale): Is Your Heart Shining?
Aqours just cannot seem to catch a break. Every time they seem to make some progress, they encounter yet another setback to their goal. Their first concert was nearly a disaster, their trip to Tokyo had them find out just how far behind in the competition they were, and while they do pass the qualifiers… Read More Love Live! Sunshine!! Ep. 12: Go Your Own Way