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I read the “Sora no Ao wo Shiru Hito yo” novelization

browz browz browz Not long ago, Sora no Ao wo Shiru Hito yo, another anime film written by everybody’s favorite Okada Mari dropped to Japanese cinemas. It’s supposed to be another part of a trilogy, after Ano Hi Mita Hana … Continue reading

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HaneBad or Vengeance with a Racquet

The Beast. On a whim, average high school girl Fujisawa Elena decides she should join an after-school club. Ignoring its bad rep, she picks the badminton club (or the Bad Club) and drags her childhood friend, cute girl Hanesaki Ayano … Continue reading

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On Hidamari no Ki

The tree from the title (Saigou Takamori on the right). Tuesday, 1 AM – that’s when NTV has been showing their adult-oriented anime, usually produced by Madhouse, which is now owned by the aforementioned TV station. Recently, the timeslot even … Continue reading

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Kokkoku or Trouble in Timestopland

A screenshot from the ED. September 2015: the news of Manglobe, the prolific animation-producing company, filing for bankruptcy go public. The news item makes people anxious about the fate of the film Manglobe was in the middle of making: Genocidal … Continue reading

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Apfelland Monogatari or Mitteleuropa: The Anime

Just a screenshot. Once, years ago, when I was browsing AniDB, probably in search of something to watch (or maybe out of plain boredom), I stumbled upon this anime. Apfelland Monogatari, a 1992 OVA based on a lesser work by … Continue reading

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