Tag Archives: Romance

Ms Vampire Who Lives in My Neighbourhood

Sometimes it’s nice to take a break from the realities of life and watch something that is just a silly bit of fun. The title of this one might give you a clue that it falls into that category. It’s … Continue reading

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The Sacred Blacksmith

This was another impulse buy at a reasonable price in a second hand DVD shop. It’s not the kind of anime I normally watch very much, as swords and sorcery isn’t really my thing, but I sometimes get these in … Continue reading

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My Love Story!!

Some of the best series I have ever watched have been recommendations from friends. This one was suggested to me by Daz, who runs the nicest and happiest anime group on Facebook and also contributes reviews to this blog, and … Continue reading

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No-Rin

If you like school-based anime with love triangles you are spoilt for choice nowadays. They seem to get churned out endlessly. I enjoy them, but I try to look for an anime that offers something more than that. No-Rin­ has … Continue reading

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Photo Kano

Dating sim games are something of a phenomenon in Japan. The way they seem to work is that there are a variety of different characters who the player can end up dating, depending on the way they play the game. … Continue reading

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Just Because!

Leaving school and heading off to pastures new, whether that be a job or university, is a time of mixed feelings. I remember it well. On the one hand you’re happy to finally get out of the school system and … Continue reading

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Ef: A Tale of Melodies

I don’t know when I’ve ever seen two seasons of an anime structured as cleverly as Ef. The main characters in the first season barely feature in this second season, and instead the focus is on characters who were superficially … Continue reading

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Ef: A Tale of Memories

I think it is hard to imagine the frightening prospect of memory loss without experiencing it, but this series does an amazing job of portraying the tragedy of a failing memory. Chihiro has a form of amnesia where her ability … Continue reading

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Brynhildr in the Darkness

When we enjoy a film, or a book, or a television series, it’s only natural to cast around for something similar. I’m no different with anime. Sometimes it seems to be impossible. For example, I’m still looking for anything remotely … Continue reading

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Engaged to the Unidentified

What would you do if you found out that a marriage had been arranged for you, and your fiancĂ© was a near-stranger you hadn’t seen since childhood? I can’t really get myself into that head-space, but it’s an interesting premise … Continue reading

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