#AniTwitWatches: Kanon – Episodes 10 to 13 Thoughts & Reactions

This time around I shall be chatting about my thoughts and reactions as I watch episodes ten through thirteen. Since everything seems to be taking a serious and solidly emotional turn, I decided to finish catching up in smaller batches rather than the massive ten episode binge I had originally planned. Similar to the previous write-up, I’ll be talking about the episodes as I watch them, so if my mutterings feel a bit random or all over the place that is why! If you haven’t watched Kanon, then I recommend you proceed cautiously as shall be discussing story spoilers.

Mid-Season Mutterings: Fall 2020 Anime Simulcasts

I know, I know. The Fall 2020 anime season has technically ended, however, most of the shows that I’m watching from this past season are 24-episoders, meaning that rather then it being the end, it’s merely the mid-way point. With that, I bring y’all to my mid-season mutterings on the handful of simulcasts that I have been keeping up with.

Chihayafuru Episode 9: Team Training Theatrics

Watching people train, specifically in anime, is a whole lot of fun to me. It’s one of the main reasons I absolutely fucking love shōnen serials, such as Hunter x Hunter and even Naruto. Working hard to accomplish something is just validating to watch. I think one of the reasons I love it so much…

Chihayafuru Episodes 4 & 5: What Is Life Without Passion?

Please note, these musings shall contain spoilers for Season 1. Read at your own discretion. In these two episodes, we follow Chihaya as she successfully becomes a Class A player of Karuta. She calls Arata to give him the news but is confronted with an icy demeanour. Determined to discover the reason behind Arata’s negative…

School Days: First Impressions – Typical Slice-of-Life Pilot with Supremely Old School Animation (#AniTwitWatches)

Welcome to Round 3 of #AniTwitWatches! This is a community-based anime watching event that was created by the awesome Jon Spencer. Basically, we choose an anime and watch it episodically and then chat about our reactions and musings afterwards, either on our personal blog spaces or over on Twitter. If you’d like more information on…

Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace First Impressions – An Excellently Eccentric Tribute to Rampo Edogawa

Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace (乱歩奇譚 Game of Laplace) is a seinen, mystery, psychological anime series that simulcasted during in Summer 2015. It was produced by Studio Lerche as a commemoration to mark the 50th anniversary of esteemed author, Rampo Edogawa’s, death in 1965. The anime specifically focuses on Edogawa’s character, Akechi Kogorō, who created…