The short version: Amazing, and absolutely worth getting up at 4:30AM to catch a plane to Melbourne for. I was not crying, it was just very dusty in the Hamer Arts Centre. Click through for the longer version.
Some time ago the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra* announced these concerts for the end of April. Note that Joe Hisaishi will be conducting his own compositions.
At the time I had a horribly frustrating experience which resulted in… getting on a wait list in case further concerts were announced.
EDIT: Updated to include image, link, and an overview of how the waitlist is being processed. If you’re still on the waitlist, please click through. Continue reading
Ah, Winter 2017: the season of anime finales that make you go “MEH”.
Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, aka Maidragon on twitter, was a mostly charming show about Kobayashi who somehow winds up with the chaos dragon Tohru as her maid and effective partner in raising the younger dragon Kanna.
On the other hand Tohru’s attempts to understand how to live as a human are often hilarious, Kanna is adorable, Kobayashi is a decent deadpan snarker, and the slowly growing familial relationship between the three of them is lovely to watch. Continue reading