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Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season – 11, 12 (END)

「祭りのあと」 (Matsuri no Ato)
“After the Festival”

The new couple find some difficulties with acceptance, but eventually pull through as the series smoothly wraps up into a beautiful close.

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April 1, 2011 at 5:14 am Comments (41)

Kimi ni Todoke The Movie

「君に届け」 (Kimi ni Todoke)
“Reaching You”

If you’ve never watched a Japanese live-action drama before (or any Asian drama for that matter), the first hurdle you’ll have to overcome is how cheesy they can be at times. There will also a bit of an East meets West culture clash going on if you’re unfamiliar with Asian mannerisms, which anime can ease you into but can’t truly prepare you for the “real” thing. For a live-action adaptation of a manga, it’s basically the next best thing though.

* Warning: Contains spoilers, so you may want to refrain from reading if you don’t read the manga or watch the anime. If you do, you’re fine.

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March 30, 2011 at 6:50 pm Comments (81)

Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season – 10

「ここから」 (Koko kara)
“From Now On”

..and after two weeks, she picks up the phone. In a smashing clash of montages, flashbacks, bubbles, blushes, and tears, the confession finally comes to a close after three “long” episodes.

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March 24, 2011 at 12:29 am Comments (41)

Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season – 09

「告白」 (Kokuhaku)
“Confession”

The penultimate climax of the series delivers in spades, albeit in a way I wasn’t really expecting. In other words, Sawako has made her first step into womanhood.

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March 10, 2011 at 1:00 am Comments (67)

Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season – 08

「届け」 (Todoke)
“Reach”

Kimi ni Todoke finally reaches the golden milestone of all romances, the confession. Like literally, she only reaches the confession point. Most difficult cliffhanger ever.

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March 3, 2011 at 3:02 pm Comments (42)

Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season – 07

「あきらめちまえよ」 (Akirame Chimae Yo)
“Just Give Up”

Kent gets no pity. None at all.

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February 24, 2011 at 2:25 am Comments (36)

Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season – 06

「好意と迷惑」 (Kōi to Meiwaku)
“Love and Annoyance”

Wow, if this wasn’t all contained within one episode, I might have gotten a hernia out of rage.

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February 16, 2011 at 4:01 pm Comments (48)

Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season – 05

「すきな人」 (Suki na Hito)
“The Person That I Like”

Unable to stand by at his throne with the many sub-par bros failing around him, Ryuu prepares to make his move after a bribe from a fellow worried bro. After getting the information he needed, he quickly makes haste to retreat the battlefield and strategize for another day. His art of bro is impeccable.

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February 9, 2011 at 11:34 am Comments (40)

Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season – 04

「わかってない」 (Wakattenai)
“Misunderstood”

See, now this is why this series impresses me so much.

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February 2, 2011 at 12:07 pm Comments (28)

Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season – 03

「忘れて」 (Wasurete)
“Forget”

Dear Sawako,
Between your lovely innocence and crazy knack for understanding the small things yet not the big picture, your immaculate ability to create funnies under a thick atmosphere is quite admirable.

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January 26, 2011 at 11:56 am Comments (49)

Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season – 02

「2年生」 (2-Nensei)
“Second Years”

Having everyone join together in the same class again for the new year seemed a little coincidental, but it figures it was really Ayane pulling the strings. Every romance anime needs its bros to carry the mains, and with Kimi ni Todoke, there’s two to keep everything going. One is Sanada Ryuu, who just knows everything, but doesn’t act unless extremely necessary. He’s the god tier bro. The other is Yano Ayane, a more naive bro, but tries her best nonetheless.

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January 19, 2011 at 10:12 am Comments (29)

Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season – 01

「バレンタイン」 (Barentain)
“Valentine”

In Japan, or maybe just in anime, Valentine’s Day is a day of some serious business. It is a day to feel happy, a day to feel sad, a day to confess, and a day to experience rejection. Today is Sawako’s turn, and with her still inexperienced heart, she arrives at a tough decision.

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January 12, 2011 at 11:04 am Comments (49)

Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season – 00

「片想い」 (Kataomoi)
“Unrequited Love”

Before you burn all your Kimi ni Todoke merchandise like the rebellious fans I know you all are, let me calm you down a bit. Yes, this is a recap, but I can give you a couple reasons not to shoot your next door neighbor in rage. And thus, we begin the Winter Quarter.

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January 4, 2011 at 4:55 pm Comments (88)

Kimi ni Todoke – 25 (END)

Summary:
Kazehaya tells Sawako that she’s changed for the better and reassures her that it’s okay.

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March 30, 2010 at 10:13 pm Comments (40)

Kimi ni Todoke – 24

Summary:
Sawako and Kazehaya don’t talk or even look at each other at first, but when she slips in the snow, he catches her.

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March 24, 2010 at 11:18 pm Comments (21)

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