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In Memory of Tsukishima Wakaba

In Memory of Tsukishima Wakaba

There’s still a season to go in the year (and I’m still to finish watching The Tatami Galaxy), but if Cross Game isn’t the best anime that’s aired this year, I’ll be incredibly, and pleasantly, surprised. Here’s an anime which lives by the “simple is best” policy. Nothing about it is flashy, grandiose or over-the-top […]

Want to Make an Awesome Anime? Just Add Baseball

Want to Make an Awesome Anime? Just Add Baseball

I’ve taken a slightly looser attitude towards picking up and dropping shows of recent times, so in the last few seasons I haven’t been so rigid about locking in my season line-ups within the first couple of weeks of the season starting. Last season I subbed out Pandora Hearts and Shangri-La from my line-up for […]

So, Who’s Watching Cross Game?

So, Who's Watching Cross Game?

The title of best anime of the current season is basically a two-horse race, IMO. And while Eden of the East seems to be reasonably widely recognized, Cross Game has flown under the radar. In a lot of ways it’s a show that hearkens back to an older style of romance, and the thing that […]

Spring 2009: First Thoughts

Spring 2009: First Thoughts

This is a lot later than I’d usually make a “First Thoughts” of the season article. I usually try to post them about half-way through the second week, such that I’ve seen up to ep 2 of about half the titles I’m following, and ep 1 of the other half. But even the NHRV Editor’s […]