Each season, I jot down a little list of series I intend to check out. They’re usually in two categories: “Definitely” and “Maybe,” indicating how likely I am to watch these series from beginning to end. And although at one point I declared myself finished with the first season of OreImo (not to mention the… Read More Oreimo Season 2, Episode 01: Where Is Your Heart (and Pocketbook)?
I was dusting out blog drafts, and found this completed entry among them. I don’t know if I would’ve written it today…but nonetheless, here it is! Several years ago, while I was still in college and unmarried, a group of close guy friends and I had a conversation about “animated women.” My friend blogged about… Read More Belldandy, Nagisa, and What it Means to Be Pure
As I watched the 7th episode of OreImo (Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai) the other day, I felt a sort of uneasiness throughout. The episode was just as good as others so far. But…I just couldn’t get comfortable enough ti simply enjoy the show. I tried not to think too… Read More OreImo Episode 07 and “The Line”
Everybody and their momma has been commenting on episode four of Ore no Imoto ga Konna ni Kawaii wake ga Nai (OreImo), with many making judgment that the series is now becoming what everyone thought it would become. Some like where it’s headed (Seanver has been tweeting all day about it). Others, not so much. A number… Read More OreImo Episode 04: Here We Go…or No?
John of the AnimeNation Anime News Blog is among the most interesting and knowledgeable writers about anime that I’ve read. Today, he posted a reaction to the recent OreImo leak, and though not about spirituality, his comments bring up some interesting ideas regarding the hearts of anime fans, and really, all of us.
Series: Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai (OreImo) Episode Title: “My Little Sister Can’t Be This Cute” Related Bible Verses: Luke 6:27-31 Overview Judging by early previews in the anime blogosphere, not too many people were expecting much out of OreImo. But three episodes in, many of those same bloggers have… Read More Finding the Invisible God in…OreImo (Episode 3)
Splitter of Chocolate Syrupy Waffles just released a scathing open letter to Anime News Network addressing the company’s leak of episode two of Oreimo one day before it even aired in Japan. The comments following the letter have been equally vicious. The letter made some very strong points. Now, I didn’t pay for ANN’s streaming… Read More Love Your Neighbors…Even ANN
Anime News Network to Begin Simulcasting News: Anime News Network, which offers a streaming video service, will be streaming episodes of select series, like Oreimo and togainu no chi ~Bloody Curs~, which are currently airing in Japan.Views: It’s nice to see a trusted source entering the simulcast business. This offers yet another outlet to those… Read More Week in Review (Oct 2 – 8)