Category Archives: Anime

Love, Election and Chocolate

Do I like anime about love? Why yes, I do as a matter of fact. I love a soppy romance. Do I like chocolate? Of course. Do I like politics? Oh. Well, two out of three isn’t bad. If those … Continue reading

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The Sigh of Haruhi Suzumiya V

The view from 5930 miles away: “Wouldn’t it be cool if the cat could talk.” Indeed it would, and it’s a lot of fun, although this episode is something of an anti-climax after the big dramatic moments last week, finally … Continue reading

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K-on! The Movie

Before we started looking at some creepy anime for October I wrote about the anime series K-on! Now that Halloween is over for another year let’s return to the gentler subject of K-on!, specifically the movie that followed the end … Continue reading

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The Sigh of Haruhi Suzumiya IV

The view from 5930 miles away: “The three of you are going to throw Mikuru into the lake.” This is the episode we have been building up to right from the beginning of the series. Haruhi’s behaviour towards Mikuru simply … Continue reading

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When They Cry

Most anime has its origins in a manga or light novel series, but a not-insignificant number of them start life as a computer game. These can often be the more unusual ones in narrative terms. After all, by its very … Continue reading

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The Sigh of Haruhi Suzumiya III

The view from 5930 miles away: “There’s something unreal about people who want realism in their fiction.” If there were ever a line that summed up the difference between myself and my co-writer (“it doesn’t make sense”), there it is. … Continue reading

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Loups=Garous

When I was looking for some suitable anime series and films to watch for Halloween, this one stood out to me in the shop. I assumed it was going to be a werewolf film, and it sounded interesting, so I … Continue reading

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