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Fune wo Amu – 11 (END)

「灯」 (Araki)
“Light”

I may have had some issues with the direction of later episodes, but this was absolutely the ending Fune wo Amu needed.

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December 24, 2016 at 12:21 pm Comments (6)

Fune wo Amu – 10

「矜持」 (Kinji)
“Pride”

It would be unfair to label these recent episodes of Fune wo Amu as disappointing. It’s more that the show’s direction is far different from what I would have preferred.

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December 18, 2016 at 5:21 pm Comments (4)

Fune wo Amu – 09

「血潮」 (Chishio)
“Course”

There are episodes of Fune wo Amu that resonate with me on a personal level, and then there are others (like this one) that feel distant and foreign, particularly when it comes to the dictionary details.

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December 11, 2016 at 12:30 pm Comments (3)

Fune wo Amu – 08

「編む」 (Amu)
“Compile”

I was not expecting a 13 year timeskip…

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December 3, 2016 at 4:55 am Comments (17)

Fune wo Amu – 07

「信頼」 (Shinrai)
“Trust”

I did not expect another Nishioka episode, but I’m grateful I got one as down to earth as this.

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November 26, 2016 at 6:30 am Comments (5)

Fune wo Amu – 06

「共振」 (Kyoushin)
“Resonance”

To many this was likely just another episode, albeit a heartwarming and emotionally satisfying one. But I think so much more of it. To me, it was one of the best anime episodes I’ve ever watched. This is going to get personal, but allow me to explain.

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November 19, 2016 at 5:33 pm Comments (6)

Fune wo Amu – 05

「揺蕩う」 (Tayutau)
“Waver”

Fune wo Amu’s balance of work drama and endearing romance offers something so unlike everything else currently airing.

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November 14, 2016 at 10:41 am Comments (8)

Fune wo Amu – 04

「漸進」 (Zenshin)
“Steady Progress”

Here we have a very rare thing in anime: An adult romance without crazy hijinks and misunderstandings.

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November 6, 2016 at 3:57 pm Comments (5)

Fune wo Amu – 03

「恋」 (Koi )
“Love”

Who knew the mundane could be so breathtaking?

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October 30, 2016 at 5:33 pm Comments (8)

Fune wo Amu – 02

「逢着」 (Hochaku)
“Encounter”

Fune wo Amu sure does hit that 2009 Noitamina sweet spot.

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October 22, 2016 at 6:10 pm Comments (15)

Fune wo Amu – 01

「茫洋」 (Bouyou)
“Vastness”

Written as: Extensive Ocean — like the dream-conjured sea waves of a hundred thousand words suffocating an unsuccessful salesman’s comprehension of language.

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October 15, 2016 at 7:55 am Comments (15)