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Category: 2008 in anime

2008 in anime – #1: extreme fear

And so, this is it. As the year comes to an end, we’ve reached the top of this list. The icing on the cake, if you will. What made me happy to be an anime-loving person – I wouldn’t qualify to a full-fledged otaku – and made all these episodes feel they were worth the […]

2008 in anime – #2: Jaws dropping under a summer sky

Mahou Tsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto ~Natsu no Sora~… The perfect summer anime. The best one to air this summer, all genres included, at least according to yours truly. What could more fitting than a slice-of-life-with-a-touch-of-magic show depicting the life of a young girl, Suzuki Sora, going from Hokkaido to Tokyo to learn magic for […]

2008 in anime – #3: Is that thing REALLY talking ?

I like dark and insane anime. Usually, I tend to love shows which begin by puzzling me, and wait a looong time before they start to make sense. It’s the same with games, actually, and that surely explains why Xenogears is my favourite game of all time (and why I usually like RPGs and Survival […]

2008 in anime – #4: Hime’s bragging

Yozakura Quartet is the perfect example of how I’m easily influenced by promotional material. As it is the case with books or CDs – which I usually choose based on the cover artwork – I tend to pick shows that appeals to me even before I’ve watched any episode. It’s probably not the best way […]

2008 in anime – #5: The Diary of Tortov Roddle

We’re now approaching the end of 2008, and like I already mentioned in my previous post, people like to make lists and recall what the year brought them. CCY of Mega Megane MoĆ© had an interesting idea last year, which is to blog about the 12 moments that you’ll remember from the anime series you […]