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Anime Oscars?

Anime Oscars?

Like I mentioned earlier, I (sadly) have more than a passing interest in these types of awards. The 2008 Tokyo Anime Fair Awards were just announced to, as far as I can see, reasonable disinterest. I can see the logic behind the choices behind these awards, even if I don’t particularly agree with all of […]

Let’s Just Face It, Tytania is Crap

Let's Just Face It, Tytania is Crap

An exaggerated, sensational post title? Yes. I don’t really think Tytania is crap, but I do think after fifteen episodes, it’s been a major disappointment. There was a lot of hype around this title because it’s source came from the original creator of the almost universally acclaimed Legend of the Galactic Heroes. To echo and […]

AnimeSuki 2008 Choice Awards: Picking Winners

AnimeSuki 2008 Choice Awards: Picking Winners

I’ll admit it, I do have more than just a passing interest in these types of awards. Obviously one affords as much credibility to a set of awards like these as one agrees with the results, and it always surprises me just how much people RAGE when they don’t, c.f. SaiMoe and its multiple incarnations. […]

Lamenting sequels

Lamenting sequels

We touched on it a bit in our Year in Review article, but 2008 did have a lot of sequels and 2009 so far seems to be following that trend. Is it more sequels than usual? Well, I haven’t bothered sorting through the data, but it sure feels that way. The difference between last year […]

Trying to Understand an Alternative Approach Towards Anime Commentary

Trying to Understand an Alternative Approach Towards Anime Commentary

This post is basically a reply to a response to a comment I made on a blog post on When Anime Past Meets Present. Kaoishin Sama (whose reputation precedes him) basically made a troll post that I fell for (as he put it) “hook, line and sinker”. We, I guess, share a lengthy history and […]