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Gin no Saji Second Season – 11 (END)

「何度でも」 (Nando Demo)
“Many Times”

That was a stellar ending – but surely, we had no reason to expect anything less.

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March 28, 2014 at 2:23 am Comments (28)

Gin no Saji Second Season – 10

「夢」 (Yume)
“Dream”

It’s just ridiculous how good this series is right now.

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March 22, 2014 at 7:08 am Comments (23)

Gin no Saji Second Season – 09

「最後の牛乳」 (Saigo no Gyuunyuu)
“The Last Milk”

Once again Gin no Saji brings us a beautiful, terrible sadness.

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March 15, 2014 at 6:27 am Comments (20)

Gin no Saji Second Season – 08

「八軒、咆える」 (Hachiken, Hoeru)
“Hachiken Howls”

Nothing in fiction is quite so heartbreaking as that which is completely believable and realistic.

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March 8, 2014 at 5:24 am Comments (14)

Gin no Saji Second Season – 07

「駒場、マウンドに立つ」 (Komaba, maundo ni tatsu)
“Komaba Stands on the Mound”

Sports is a great character-builder and all, but then there’s that whole "scarred for life" thing too…

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March 1, 2014 at 12:10 am Comments (13)

Gin no Saji Second Season – 06

「御影、奮闘す」 (Mikage, Funtou su)
“Mikage Gives It Her All”

There are all sorts of lessons in this episode – for characters, writers and producers alike.

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February 14, 2014 at 11:18 pm Comments (23)

Gin no Saji Second Season – 05

「八軒、大わらわ」 (Hachiken, Oowarawa)
“Hachiken Has His Hands Full”

Boy, was that episode ever a tale of two halves.

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February 7, 2014 at 11:42 pm Comments (41)

Gin no Saji Second Season – 04

「 南九条、あらわる」 (Minamikujou, awa warou)
“Minamikujou Appears”

I may have been laboring under a false impression of who the main character in this series is…

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January 31, 2014 at 6:35 am Comments (18)

Gin no Saji Second Season – 03

「八軒、高く跳ぶ」 (Hachiken, Takaku Tobu)
“Hachiken Jumps High”

Gin no Saji, now 100% cow rectum free.

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January 24, 2014 at 5:29 am Comments (12)

Gin no Saji Second Season – 02

「八軒、副ぶちょーを拾う」 (Hachiken, fukubucho o hiro)
“Hachiken Finds the Vice-President”

Well, you have to admit he’s a lot cuter than Dick Cheney.

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January 17, 2014 at 5:15 am Comments (23)

Gin no Saji Second Season – 01

「八軒、副部長になる」 (Hachiken, fuku buchou ni naru)
“Hachiken Becomes a Vice-President”

Some things never change.  And thank goodness for that.

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January 10, 2014 at 5:08 am Comments (20)

Gin no Saji – 11

「走り出せ、八軒」 (Hashiridase, Hachiken)
“Run Towards The Future, Hachiken!”

Gin no Saji is a lot of things, but one of them, certainly, is a testament to one of the oldest, simplest and most important pieces of advice aspiring writers are given: “Write what you know”.

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September 20, 2013 at 9:34 am Comments (23)

Gin no Saji – 10

「八軒、豚丼と別れる」 (Hachiken, Butadon to Wakareru)
“Hachiken Bids Farewell to Pork-Bowl”

This was a moment we all knew was coming, but it certainly arrived sooner than I expected.

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September 13, 2013 at 6:30 am Comments (33)

Gin no Saji – 09

「八軒、豚丼に迷う」 (Hachiken, Butadon ni Mayou)
“Hachiken Hesitates Over Pork-Bowl”

It doesn’t take a genius to figure out where this season is going to finish up.

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September 6, 2013 at 5:35 am Comments (15)

Gin no Saji – 08

「八軒、大失態を演じる」 (Hachiken, Dai Shittai o Enjiru)
“Hachiken Makes a Huge Mistake”

Without a doubt, Gin no Saji has taken the lead in food porn this season.

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August 30, 2013 at 5:11 am Comments (22)

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