I have been remiss by failing to mention in this space that I finished Umineko No Naku Koro Ni. In fact, it was probably about a month ago that I finished it. Several of you had warned me that I would probably feel trolled by the ending, and that this was largely because I was… Read More Readers’ Choice: When R86 Cries (Or Maybe Not)
With encouragement from several readers, I’ve been continuing through Umineko no Naku Koro ni. And this show certainly isn’t easy to watch, in spite of its compelling and attractive characters, unusual psychological overtones, and high quality voice acting. Not that I mind the occasional show that is hard for me to watch: I would include… Read More Battler’s Battle in Umineko: Disbelieving His Lying Eyes
Ushiromiya “Battler” (or Batora if you will) has a problem, to say the least. When he and a group of 17 family members and staff at his grandfather’s estate come together in 1986 for a reunion, one by one those 17 others start suffering violent deaths. Before long it is clear that the original purpose… Read More Readers’ Choice: Initial Impressions for Umineko no Naku Koro ni
The readers have voted! A couple of weeks ago, we posted a poll asking for you to choose the shows that we would watch and blog next. Revolutionary Girl Utena won easily; it was followed by Xam’d. So, we’ll be watching these series as a couple of others that placed highly as well. TWWK and… Read More Readers’ Choice: Utena, Umineko No Naku Koro Ni, and More!