A month ago, TWWK offered all of the readers on this blog the opportunity to decide what anime you wanted me to review. I am stunned at the result. I never imagined that Natsume Yuujin-Cho would win, especially against Sword Art Online. Well anyway, prepare yourselves as I am about to begin. Natsume Yuujin-Cho (aka… Read More TBT Readers Choice Winner: Natsume Yuujin-Cho
Every other Thursday, Zeroe4, a long-time columnist here and real life missionary in Japan, reminiscences about some of his favorite series from yesteryear. If you haven’t read his column yet, I highly encourage you go through his posts so far – you’ll probably either get nostalgic yourself, find a gem you missed, or both! For… Read More Throwback Thursday Readers Choice
Code Geass is in my book a classic anime. Not classic in the sense it is old, but classic in the sense that it was popular and at the same time polarized the people watching it. I loved the show. This was the first anime that I was ever hooked on, and it quickly became… Read More Throwback Thursdays: Code Geass
Zeroe4 is taking the week off for Throwback Thursdays, but arranged for a fellow YWAM Tokyo missionary, Sheridan Reid, to be a guest writer. Sheridan is an avid reader and writer of fantasy and sci-fi books and lover of action/adventure anime. If she’s not working or immersed in a good story, she is probably at… Read More Throwback Thursdays: Darker Than Black
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann literally means, “Pierce the heavens, Gurren Lagann.” This strange title is used as a common phrase to inspire and build up the main protagonist of the series, Simon. If you haven’t realised by now, I love it when an anime series breaks off the norm and the stereotypical and does something… Read More Throwback Thursdays: Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
The Third: The Girl With the Blue Eye originally developed from a light novel series dating back to 1999. The anime was originally released in 2006. The show however does feel a bit older than it really is, like a hybrid of a 1990’s environment and setting with an early 2000’s style. The show bounces… Read More Throwback Thursday: The Third: The Girl With the Blue Eye
Starting today and continuing every other week, I will be posting reviews for classic anime or just anime that have been out for a while. Some of these will be favorites of mine, others I despise but that are popular. Some will relate to currently running shows. Today’s post is for one of my favorites. Angel… Read More Throwback Thursdays: Angel Beats!