Now with running totals! The usual rules apply: make a donation to cancer research for a disc, I’ll match it, and send it out in June.
The May 2014 Discs
- Bakemonogatari Part 1 – Blu-Ray
- Kids on the Slope – Highly recommended
- Kokoro Connect OAVs – Blu-Ray
- Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine Part 2 – DVD and Blu-ray
- Say “I Love You” – DVD
So here’s the final “in review” post for 2013 with the top 5 for the quarter, the year, and all time, plus some bonus commentary on best/worst of the year, and a few hints for 2014. Continue reading
anohana, cycling, Escaflowne, Fushigi Yuugi, Gall Force, Kids on the Slope, Kimagure Orange Road, Macross, Mobile Suit Gundam, Nagi no Asukara, Patlabor, Record of Lodoss War, Silent Mobius, Vampire Princess Miyu, Walkure Romanze, Wings of Honneamise
Artemis over at Otaku Lounge  had some really nice things to say about me when she included me in her list of Liebster award nominees.
I’m taking this as a chance to shine a light on some blogs that need more attention. Continue reading
Kids on the Slope (aka Sakamichi no Apollon) is a Hanabee title that I’ve already bought a keeper copy of . It is, quite frankly, a wonderful character piece that achieves real depth in portraying the lives of the main characters.
The jazz that is at the centre of Kids on the Slope is young, fresh, and really helps to ground this series. Continue reading