June 22, 2014 at 8:24 pm Comments (46)
「友達になってください。」 (Tomodachi ni Nattekudasai.)
“Will You Be My Friend?”
Moving forward ever so slowly, Isshuukan Friends’ finale bows out gracefully. While it wasn’t the bang I was looking for, it definitely didn’t leave us completely hanging!
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June 16, 2014 at 12:07 am Comments (35)
「大切なトモダチ。」 (Taisetsuna Tomodachi.)
If there’s one thing this show can do week-in and week-out, it’s the way it manages to surprise me in the strangest of ways.
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June 9, 2014 at 7:29 pm Comments (35)
「友達とトモダチ」 (Tomodachi to Tomodachi)
“Friend and Friend”
I know we all probably saw it coming and it looks like the house of cards has finally started to crumble. The question is, can Hase and everyone around him pick up pieces and put it back together?
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June 1, 2014 at 11:14 pm Comments (48)
「友達との最終日。」 (Tomodachi tono Saishuubi)
“Last Day with Friends”
Based off of the comments in last week’s post and the ominous looking preview, I was ready for this episode to be a doozy. What I wasn’t ready for was the amount of emotions that swelled up in my chest right as the episode came to a close.
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May 27, 2014 at 10:12 pm Comments (16)
「友達と海。」 (Tomodachi to Umi)
“Friends and the Beach”
With things rolling along at full speed, I’m both shocked and pissed with just how much teasing the writers did to us.
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May 19, 2014 at 7:53 pm Comments (26)
「「ほっ」の友達。 「ふぅ」の友達。」 ([Hoo] no Tomodachi. [Fuu] no Tomodachi)
“Friends of Ah. Friends of Whew.”
I’m really starting to enjoy how the show is slowly transitioning toward the romantic side of things. And even though I could probably do without Hase’s “pureness” slowly destroying the perfect mental image I had of him, I suppose you can’t just turn into Mr. Perfect overnight.
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May 12, 2014 at 1:42 pm Comments (31)
「友達の母親。」 (Tomodachi no Hahaoya.)
“A Friend’s Mom”
After a few slower episodes, Isshuukan Friends picks up the pace by hitting us with a double whammy of feels — and on Mother’s Day no less!
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May 5, 2014 at 12:55 am Comments (32)
「新しい友達。」 (Atarashi Tomodachi)
It’s been quite a while since a new character like Saki has appeared and instantly turned me into a fan.
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April 28, 2014 at 6:04 pm Comments (44)
「友達とのけんか。」 (Tomodachito no Kenka.)
“Fighting With Friends.”
It was only a matter of time but it seems that reality has finally hit our beloved characters. But when I say hit, I mean it in the nicest way possible.
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April 21, 2014 at 8:04 am Comments (40)
「友達の友達。」 (Tomodachi no Tomodachi)
“A Friend’s Friend”
I’ll be super honest, this week’s episode left me scratching my head.
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April 13, 2014 at 11:00 pm Comments (54)
「友達との過ごし方。」 (Tomodachi to no Sugoshikata.)
“How to Spend Time with Friends.”
Continuing off of last week’s momentum, this second episode of Isshuukan Friends brought a nice balance of exposition with some downright heartbreaking scenes. Heartbreaking scenes god damnit.
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April 6, 2014 at 9:03 pm Comments (60)
「友達のはじまり」 (Tomodachi no Hajimari)
“The Beginning of a Friendship”
After hyping up its release in my mind way more than I should have, Isshuukan Friends finally kicks off my spring season (Disclaimer: I did watch Mahouka, and I thought it was awesome).
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