Month: July 2011

  • Guru Guru

    In another reversal of policy, I decided to give Arakawa Under the Bridge another chance. The characters bothered me, especially the Chief (guy in the kappa suit), but I realized recently that it isn’t too far removed from Nichijou in substance. Nichijou has nice, fluid animation and simple, clean designs that I particularly enjoy, but…

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  • Fortuitous

    I received the following email on July 24: I’ve finally (sorry) sent your K-on goods but it seems to be stuck at a post office in LA. Are you away from your home now? Nonchan from Studio Neko-Han-Ten was able to send a prize I had won in another of his contests (March 7 &…

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  • Eating

    I put off watching BECK for a long time since it didn’t seem like something I would want to watch. I would have put it off for longer, but I had the following curious conversation: Neighbor: So, what’re you watching? Me: An anime called Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai.…

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