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4th Anime Oscars?

4th Anime Oscars?

It was just a month ago that I covered the AnimeSuki 2011 Choice Awards, and it’s the time of year where I like to go over my own, personal mock awards for anime. To quickly go over the ground rules, not much has changed from last year. Anime are eligible if 1.) I’ve seen them […]

AnimeSuki 2011 Choice Awards: Picking Winners

AnimeSuki 2011 Choice Awards: Picking Winners

The AnimeSuki Choice Awards frustrate the hell out of me. I definitely think it’s a worthwhile idea, which is why I cover it each and every year, as it is a good exercise to see which anime a community of its size rate highly, and Haak does a good job organizing nomination and voting stages, […]

5 Mind-blowing, Heart-wrenching Anime Episodes From 2011

5 Mind-blowing, Heart-wrenching Anime Episodes From 2011

This post is something of a spin-off/sequel from the last, this time looking at the events, particularly the episodes, displayed in anime this year that were memorable. While others on the aniblogosphere formatted their annual reflection in the 12 Days mold, I’ve instead distilled my list of awe-inspiring moments to five episodes in one post, […]

Actually, “It Gets Better, I Swear” is a Legitimate Defense

Actually,

I know the favourite retort of Scamp, from The Cart Driver, right now is “it gets better, I swear” as a way to dismiss any claims that his criticism of a given series that has either previously aired or is an adaptation are shortsighted. The problem with this as a counter-criticism is that “it gets […]

Moshidora and Building a Good Team: Part 2

Moshidora and Building a Good Team: Part 2

In episode 6 of Moshidora, Minami recruits 12 new freshmen members to the baseball club out of a field of 30 try-outs. Out of that group, only one of them makes the starting line-up, and walks into an established, developed team which has a pre-existing, if radical game plan. While the game plan has obviously […]