March 30, 2011 at 6:50 pm Comments (81)
「君に届け」 (Kimi ni Todoke)
If you’ve never watched a Japanese live-action drama before (or any Asian drama for that matter), the first hurdle you’ll have to overcome is how cheesy they can be at times. There will also a bit of an East meets West culture clash going on if you’re unfamiliar with Asian mannerisms, which anime can ease you into but can’t truly prepare you for the “real” thing. For a live-action adaptation of a manga, it’s basically the next best thing though.
* Warning: Contains spoilers, so you may want to refrain from reading if you don’t read the manga or watch the anime. If you do, you’re fine.
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March 30, 2011 at 1:35 pm Comments (128)
* Others: Appleseed XIII
Despite the horrific earthquake earlier this month, Japan’s anime industry trudges along and doesn’t miss its originally scheduled start date for the spring season. With the exception of Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica, the rest of the winter shows will conclude by next week, ending with Yumekui Merry on Thursday. So with that in mind, it’s time to give a quick overview of what will be covered on the site in the upcoming weeks.
… Please note that this schedule is tentative. More after the break.
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