Yumi is nearing the end of her second year at Lillian, and there is much to be done before her beloved onee-sama Sachiko can graduate and leave her to take over the role of Rosa Chinensis. Of course, the most pressing matter is finding a petite soeur, and whilst Yoshino is pressured by Rei and [...]
Backlog catch-up is a myth. Reviewed this week: Amatsuki 12-13, Antique Bakery 3-4, Blade of the Immortal 2, Chi’s Sweet Home 53-68, Detroit Metal City 1, Eve no Jikan 1, Himawari!! 6, Itazura na Kiss 17, Kaiba 11-12, Koihime Musou 4, Kyouran Kazoku Nikki 12, Otome S.ifr 2, Nabari no Ou 17-18, Natsume Yuujinchou 4-5, [...]
Posted: August 8th, 2008 under Weekly Round-Up.
Tags: .hack, Amatsuki, Antique Bakery, Blade of the Immortal, Caramel Espresso, Chi's Sweet Home, Clannad, Claymore, Detroit Metal City, Elfen Lied, Eve no Jikan, FMA, Himawari, Itazura na Kiss, Kaiba, Koihime Musou, Kyouran Kazoku Nikki, Mai-Otome, MariMite, Minami-ke, Nabari no Ou, Natsume Yuujinchou, Nodame Cantabile, Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu, Persona Trinity Soul, Real Drive, Rose of Versailles, Ryoko's Case File, Sketchbook, Slayers, Someday's Dreamers, Soul Eater, Telepathy Shoujo Ran, Tsubasa Chronicle, Wagaya no Oinari-sama, Xam'D, xxxHOLiC, Yotsuba&!
School Rumble Sangakki According to its official site, a third season of School Rumble has been given the go-ahead, with two episodes of this new “Third Term” to be released with the first editions of manga volumes 21-22 (we assume there will be more to the series than these two episodes). Entertainment correspondent Aria: Punyu. [...]
Hello and welcome to another edition of Sunday News Bites! This week we are joined in the newsroom by Doujin Work’s Osana Najimi, here to give her unique insights into this week’s news. The end of a manga era After seven volumes of the main story and two further collected volumes of side stories, the [...]
Fellow anime fans, heed my words- never, ever let a massive backlog build up, for it will crush your very soul. Sadly, there is still much I have to catch up on, but in the meantime enjoy my coverage of what I have managed to get through since mid-December. Reviewed this week: Aria the Origination [...]
Posted: January 11th, 2008 under Weekly Round-Up.
Tags: .hack, Akagi, Aria, Baccano, Chokotto Sister, Clannad, Claymore, Dennou Coil, Elfen Lied, Genshiken, Himawari, Hunter X Hunter, Kaiji, MariMite, Meine Liebe, Minami-ke, Nodame Cantabile, Oh! Edo Rocket, Oniisama E, REC, Risky Safety, SaiMono, Solanin, Spice and Wolf, Spiral, Tsubasa Chronicle, Yotsuba&!
A normal day at Azure Flame. It’s been a year of ups and downs, of anime gems and utter disappointments- a year when I’ve alternated between craving more and feeling utterly fed up with the continuing deluge of episodes that take no account of the fact that people might have other things to do than [...]
Posted: December 30th, 2007 under Weekly Round-Up.
Tags: Aria, Asatte no Houkou, Baccano, Bokurano, Busou Renkin, Chevalier, Clannad, Claymore, Corda d'Oro, Darker than Black, Death Note, Deltora Quest, Dennou Coil, Doujin Work, ef, El Cazador, Emma, Genshiken, Gundam, Hero Tales, Heroic Age, Higurashi, Ichigo Mashimaro, Iroha, Kaiji, Kanon, Koutetsu Sangokushi, Les Miserables, Lucky Star, Mai-Otome, MariMite, Minami-ke, Mokke, Mononoke, Moyashimon, Mushi-Uta, Nanoha, Nodame Cantabile, Oh! Edo Rocket, Polyphonica, Red Garden, Rental Magica, Romeo X Juliet, SaiMono, Sakura Taisen, Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei, Seirei no Moribito, Shana, Shining Tears, Shounen Onmyouji, Sisters of Wellber, Sketchbook, Skullman, Tetsuko no Tabi, Zombie-Loan
Yumi and the other second years are venturing out from under the thumbs of their dominant onee-samas, but what kind of things will they get up to in cosmopolitan Italy? Will they try out new and exciting kinds of HARD YURI, or will the memory of their mistresses keep them on the straight and narrow? [...]
Damn you anime, I want to live! Due to an unmanageable amount of releases this week, some titles have been postponed until next round-up. Reviewed this week: Baccano! 8, Doujin Work 8-12, ef- a tale of memories 1, Gundam 00 1, Kaiji 1, Koutetsu Sangokushi 14-15, MariMite OVA 5, Mokke 1, Mononoke 10-11, Oh! Edo [...]
Posted: October 12th, 2007 under Weekly Round-Up.
Tags: Baccano, Chokotto Sister, Claymore, Doujin Work, ef, Gundam, Kaiji, Koutetsu Sangokushi, MariMite, Mokke, Mononoke, Oh! Edo Rocket, Rental Magica, Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei, Shana, Shounen Onmyouji, Sisters of Wellber, Spiral
“…just which screencap you can be bothered to upload.” After two seasons and twenty-six episodes of flower petals, HARD YURI and angst, the infamous Maria-sama ga Miteru decided to take a rest from TV series format and adapt the next part of the novels as five fifty-minute OVA episodes. Having enjoyed the TV series, I [...]
Welcome to another edition of Sunday News Bites! This week we are joined in the news room by Laharl of Disgaea, specifically here to comment on our first story. Disgaea 3…for PS3 First it was Laharl, then Adell- but now Disgaea fans can look forward a whole new adventure with the announcement of the third [...]