Daily Archives: June 20, 2011

Hanasaku Iroha Episode 12 – A Step in the Right Direction

Hanasaku Iroha Hanairo ABC Blooming Satsuki mother Ohana

Like mother like daughter...

With all of the problems I had with the previous episode, it was certainly a pleasant break for me to see that this episode made great strides towards correcting a lot of the flaws that popped up before. Ohana starts to reflect on her actions and learns from them as well. We also get a glimpse into the past and into this strange little love pentagon that’s forming between Ohana, Minchi, Tohru, Koichi, and the girl from the bookstore.

Hanasaku Iroha Hanairo ABC Blooming minchi ohana

You wouldn't want them to get pinched

So, Ohana has been running around the streets of Tokyo for quite some time and who better to pick her up than Tohru and Minchi? How they found her, I have no idea, but regardless of that, they take her to a hotel where they sleep for the night. Before dozing off though, Tohru gets jealous of Koichi and tries to get some information about him from Ohana. Unfortunately, Minchi happens to overhear this and gets worried. Read the rest of this entry

Astarotte no Omocha 10 and Deadman Wonderland 10 – Quick Post

Deadman Wonderland Ganta

"Ganta... You're doing it wrong"

 Words can’t describe how much I hate Ganta. For one thing, he’s a wimp and can’t stop whining. Then he has the balls (ironic, huh?) to ask why things don’t go his way and why nobody’s kneeling at his feet? As far as story mechanics go, it would be a great place to change the focus the story. Move on to Senji and/or Owl and make the anime center on them. They are far more interesting and I bet you could weave a gripping tale by following their ventures. Do it LA Noire style and I’ll be a happy camper.

Astarotte no Omocha Mercelida

The reason I watch this anime

I’m almost scared by how much loli they shove into this show and that makes the fact that I’m currently enjoying this more than Deadman Wonderland a pity. It had an interesting premise- but between a horrible main lead, crappy animation, and a snooze-inducing story, there isn’t much to like. And I’m trying to like Deadman Wonderland.

Astarotte no Omocha Lotte loli

Art is amazing

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