In January, I read through the Beneath the Tangles Fall Anime review like many of our readers/staff. In it, I read through Japesland’s review of Nobunaga no Shinobi (Ninja Girl and Samurai Master). I already enjoyed anime shorts, (I mean – I’m constantly plugging The Nameko Families to anyone who will listen), so the idea… Read More Newman’s Nook: Enjoyment
You’ve all seen the romance in anime. Hearts, cuddly puppies, romantic gestures, flowers, balloons. It’s what we’ve expected from media as the definition of romance, love, and marriage. But is that real?
I really enjoy the anime series Nameko Families. This puts me in a slim minority of people as it currently has a 6.6 rating at MAL and a 2 star rating at Anime Planet. But what is it about this series that many malign? Let me tell you – it’s about family. Nameko Families (Nameko-ke no Ichizoku),… Read More Newman’s Nook: Of Families and Mushrooms