Category Archives: First Impressions

The Power of Mochi

I for one have never tried mochi, but after watching a bit of KyoAni’s latest I’m more curious then ever. Of course it certainly helps that there’s a dash of slice of life and a pinch of romance, but the main course … Continue reading

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Potential Show Candidate #3: Robotics;Notes

Steins;Gate from a few seasons ago was quite the surprise to say the least. I went into it with no more than a mild interest but by episode 12 my mind had been blown open and by episode 19 my … Continue reading

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Potential Show Candidate #2 – Zetsuen no Tempest

Zetsuen no Tempest is one of those shows where the preview does everything right. It’s got the classical music that catches your ears with its dazzling strings and some badass artistic previews. It got me so bad that I actually … Continue reading

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Potential Show Candidate #1 – Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun

Ah, the romantic comedy, my guilty pleasure, that I am none to ashamed to admit. When you hear me talk at length about my ideal anime, I say that there needs to be equal amounts romance as there is action. … Continue reading

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Quick First Impressions: Hyouka

Wow, this is incredibly late. . . Damn you college! Who needs you anyway. . . So, Hyouka. Kyoani’s latest endeavor. As you well know, Hyouka (along with Eureka Seven) was my most anticipated of the spring 2012 season. Did … Continue reading

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Quick First Impressions: Eureka Seven AO

Here we are, probably my most anticipated show this season (tied with Hyouka for first if we’re being technical). I wouldn’t label myself as a rabid fan of Eureka Seven, but it did more good than bad in my opinion. It also … Continue reading

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Quick First Impressions: Sakamichi no Apollon

I’m going to like this one, I can tell. The music is great, the characters are interesting, and the art is gorgeous. I also love the fact that its set in the 1960’s, which I hope puts a different spin … Continue reading

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