February 7, 2012 at 11:43 pm Comments (36)
「はなそむかしのかににほいける」 (Hana zo Mukashi no Ka ni Nioikeru)
“The Plum Blossoms Still Smell the Same”
What seems clear is that what’s true in chess and tennis is true in Karuta – the best way to get better is to play people better than you are, as long as you pay close attention. Mizusawa (Fight-o!) is the living proof of that, and they should be a formidable team if their competitive (and romantic) passions don’t break them apart.
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February 7, 2012 at 10:07 pm Comments (58)
「少女に何が起こったか」 (Shoujo ni Nani ga Okottaka)
“What Happened to the Girl?”
Only in an anime can you have a guy looking cool while holding a Band-Aid.
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February 7, 2012 at 1:43 am Comments (89)
「生命のアジタート」 (Seimei no Ajitaato)
“Agitato of Life”
“Oh god, let me do it with a girl for a change! I’m sick of these sausage-fests!” says Andy, as he’s forced to miss out on experiencing this. Poor guy. Supporting characters never have it easy in the face of main characters, but boy did he get ripped off there. Complete highway robbery, Aquarion EVOL style.
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February 7, 2012 at 12:14 am Comments (61)
「友情と恋とモビルスーツ」 (Yuujou to Koi to Mobiru Suutsu)
“Friendship, Love, and Mobile Suits”
I thought this show was about Gundams and stopping the Vagans, not stealing future wives away from the Asuno family. Flit had it pretty bad when Yurin was cruelly snatched from him, but Asem doesn’t even get a chance to realize his feelings before Zeheart starts going for ze heart of ze Romary. To that I say, what ze fu–.
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