September 19, 2016 at 8:45 pm Comments (17)
「あいじょーたっぷりお好み焼き」 (Aijyootaburi Okonomiyaki)
“Okonomiyaki Filled With Affection”
After stewing for over eleven episodes, this finale hit on everything that made this show such a blast to watch. From start to finish, there were an intermingling of themes and messages that never would have hit home without careful preparation beforehand.
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September 12, 2016 at 8:55 pm Comments (4)
「おゆうぎ会うとさつまいもクレープ」 (Oyuugiau to Satsumaimo Kureepu)
“A Play And Sweet Potato Crepes”
Sometimes life isn’t all sunshine and rainbows and sometimes it is. For Tsumugi though, life was pretty rough this week.
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September 8, 2016 at 2:24 am Comments (6)
「夏休みとねことアジ」 (Natsuyasumi to Neko to Aji)
“Summer Vacation and Cat and Aji”
That wasn’t exactly what I was expecting, but the episode as a whole really set in stone just how well behaved Tsumugi is. If anything, I hope that when I have a daughter (I will have a daughter), she’ll be at least half as well behaved as an imaginary anime character.
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August 30, 2016 at 12:31 am Comments (12)
「うちのうちカレー」 (Uchi no Uchikaree)
“Our Family’s At-Home Curry”
I see what you’re doing Amaama and you won’t catch me off guard! *sniffle*
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August 23, 2016 at 12:30 am Comments (5)
「明日もおいしいイカと里芋の煮物」 (Ashitamo Oishi Ika to Taro no Nimono)
“Squid and Taro Stew That’s Still Yummy Tomorrow”
I knew it was coming. After a few weeks without seeing Tsumugi’s mom, this week’s moment hit extra hard even though I knew it was coming.
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August 16, 2016 at 2:17 am Comments (16)
「五平餅とだいぼうけん」 (Gohei Mochi to Daibouken)
“Gohei Mochi and A Big Adventure”
And here I thought the show would start to get a little stale following relatively the same formula week after week.
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August 8, 2016 at 11:28 pm Comments (8)
「おともだちとギョーザパーティー」 (Otomodachi to Gyooza Paatii)
“Friends and Gyoza Party”
This week’s episode was a big one-two punch to the heart. Do the writers have no sympathy for us?!
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August 2, 2016 at 8:18 pm Comments (15)
「お休みの日ととくべつドーナッツ」 (Oyasumi no Hi to Tokubetsu Doonattsu)
“Day Off and Special Donuts”
Even without touching on sappy things, this week’s episode of Amaama still tugged at my heart a lot harder than I expected it to.
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July 26, 2016 at 6:00 am Comments (18)
「きらいな野菜とコロコログラタン」 (Kiraina Yasai to Korokoro Guratan)
“Hated Vegetables and Bits in Gratin”
Even an adorable show like Amaama can’t escape the clutches of kids and their eternal disgust with vegetables.
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July 18, 2016 at 4:18 pm Comments (23)
「つむぎとおまたせのハンバーガ」 (Tsumugi to Omatase no Hannbaaga)
“Tsumugi and The Long Awaited Hamburger Steak”
I may be getting older, but I’ll never forget just how tough it was to be a kid.
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July 11, 2016 at 8:27 pm Comments (19)
「豚汁とみせあかり」 (Tonjiru to Miseakari)
“Pork Soup and Restaurant Lights”
Riding off of last week’s momentum, this week’s episode of Amaama kept on pushing forward at full speed.
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July 6, 2016 at 4:09 pm Comments (46)
「制服とどなべごはん」 (Seifuku to Donabe Gohan)
“Uniform and Clay Pot Rice”
One of my most anticipated shows of the season, Amaama to Inazuma did not disappoint. I even made a friend watch alongside and got him to cry!
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