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Summer Wars: review

For the past decade, Hosoda Mamosu has proved himself to be a very capable director.  He debuted with a Digimon short film, ‘Digimon Adventure’, followed by a longer Digimon feature ‘Our War Game’.  I remember seeing both films in grade school and being captivated by their unique visual style.  I’ve …

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The Best of Good Times (my edition)

going off of what David posted earlier, these are some of my favorite shuffle/sub groups from H!P past. David calls me a cuteness whore for liking these groups…hmm not seeing the problem there. (anyone remember playing this song on DDR? I think it was on the 5th mix) I shall …

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Matsuura Aya: Girl Stuck in Time

First off, I’m a fan of hers. I’ve liked most of her works, except maybe the Jazz album she put out recently. But I think she’s just another girl who got stuck in time when trying to make the transition between cute young idol to lady singer. There’s no doubt …

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Evangelion 2.22: Review

The year of 2007 fulfilled every fan-boy’s dreams with an announcement that a remake would be made of the epic saga known as Neon Genesis Evangelion.  Things could not have sounded better: the creator of the series, Hideaki Anno, would reprise his role after more than a decade to direct …

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The Best of Good Times

After yesterday’s post, I ended up having a discussion with Atron about Hello Project Shuffles and subgroup. It then led into further HP conversations and I ended up watching a handful of older videos that I really liked in the past. So here you go.

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K-ON!: Review

After surveying all the titles, I came across one I heard of: ‘K-ON!’.  There was a big buzz around it when it came out, so I figured I couldn’t go wrong with this one.  It follows a group of girls united by a music club, and presents the trials of …

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hisashiburi.

it’s been a while since i’ve been enamored with an anime series.  the last series i’ve kept up with was Minami-ke season 2: Okaeri, which aired early 2009.  since then i’ve only watched the two Evangelion films that had come out, not looking at any new titles. it’s been a …

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wait, what did i just watch

watanabe mayu was featured in a CM for the video game Xenoblade, a new entry from the Xeno series coming out for the wii.  i expected a normal CM with mayu dressed in a xeno-related costume endorsing the game, but what i saw was completely different. freakin’ me out.

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Classy Days

I really miss these days. The reasons I made the switch from Korean Music to J-Pop. People argue that Japan goes and copies other genres but I’d argue that the way they assimilate it into their own makes it uniquely theirs. For example this type of song, although originated in …

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