Recently, I gave the Read or Die manga a chance. The OVA and TV series have been great favorites of mine from my first years as an anime junkie. And so, I hoped for good things from the manga, which derived from a light novel–back when light novels had no special stigma against them. If… Read More The Laws of the Flesh and the Spirit in R.O.D.
Thanksgiving has past and Christmastime is now upon us. For me, that traditionally means watching Christmas shows and movies. In recent years, I’ve added Christmas anime, which have become as ubiquitous as anime beach episodes, to my regular holiday viewing list. I’ve now watched dozens and dozens of Christmas anime episodes – many are certainly… Read More The Ten Best Anime Christmas Episodes, Part I
Read or Die (TV) Episode 10: “Christmas Carol” The Christmas Story First of all, please forgive me if you recall this post from last year – much of it is repeated, but I thought it was worthy, since this is a great anime episode. As it begins, Nenene receives two invitations to Christmas parties. The… Read More The Second Day of Christmas Anime: Read or Die
Read or Die Episode 10: “Christmas Carol” From an Official R.O.D. artbook via E-shuushuu The Christmas Story As the episode begins, Nenene receives two invitations to Christmas parties. The three sisters want to go to the second, a party for a recipient of an author’s award which Nenene once received. They all go, and Nenene… Read More The Second Day of Christmas Anime