Category Archives: Anime

Nagato 14: Her Confusion

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode Her Confusion… The view from 5930 miles away: One element of this spin-off that has been a whole lot of fun for fans of Haruhi has been watching … Continue reading

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Matoi the Sacred Slayer

The idea of girls gaining magical powers is a fairly popular subgenre of anime, but until now I’ve never really dipped my toes into those waters. The superhero genre isn’t really my thing, but I was pleasantly surprised with Matoi … Continue reading

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The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan III

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan III… The view from 5930 miles away: The previous couple of episodes in this arc tried my patience a little on second viewing, … Continue reading

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Rozen Maiden

The idea behind Rozen Maiden sounded great: living dolls who are destined to fight each other in the “Alice Game”, and who ally themselves to humans to draw strength. Unfortunately the execution of the idea wasn’t quite what I had … Continue reading

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The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan II

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan II… The view from 5930 miles away: “Sure is quiet in here.” Wow. He should see our libraries if he thinks that’s quiet. … Continue reading

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Girlish Number

Girlish Number takes a satirical look behind the scenes of the world of anime production. It doesn’t paint a pretty picture. Our point-of-view characters are the voice artists, and we have a mixture of abilities and degrees of success in … Continue reading

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The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan I

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan I… The view from 5930 miles away: This episode starts by replaying the events of the previous one, but from the perspective of … Continue reading

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That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

One of the most popular anime genres is known as “isekai”, and always follows a similar pattern: an average Joe dies and is reincarnated in a fantasy world, generally becoming very powerful and popular in his new life. It is … Continue reading

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Nagato 10: Someday in the Rain

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode Someday in the Rain… The view from 5930 miles away: Nagato has been involved in a car accident but has had a lucky escape, at least physically. She … Continue reading

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Sagrada Reset

When I read the information on the back cover of the Blu-ray for Sagrada Reset, I had to buy it. Here’s why: “If you could turn back time… The ability to reset time might seem like the ultimate superpower, but … Continue reading

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