Looking ahead to 2010

There’s nothing like the end of the year to make you reflective. I had hoped to start this post off by proudly announcing that although I’d been accepted to grad school for September 2010, I still planned to continue the blog. Unfortunately, all four schools I applied to gave me the middle finger, and since I had given the middle finger to considering any safety schools, it created this whole endless eight cycle of middle fingers and left my future in flux.

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Umineko no Naku Koro ni, episode 26 – Opening the door to Chiru (Fin)

Perhaps the only thing “Endless” about Beatrice is the gallons and gallons of blood she gushes after being gashed by Battler’s truths. Otherwise, if anything, the last episode of the question arcs should be how limited Beatrice is, and how far under Lambdadelta’s (and Bernkastel’s) thumb she’s pinned.

Beatrice stands up for MariaSakutaro returns

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Twelve Moments in Anime 2009: #4 – Horo and Lawrence kiss

CCY has thrown down his Twelve Moments of Anime gauntlet, inviting others to join him everyday until Christmas in recalling their 12 favorite anime-related things of the year. We’re now getting into the stage where order matters more. I have my top two moments already thought out. I struggled with the order of 3 and 4, though. But ultimately I decided to go with… the Horo and Lawrence kiss.

Lawrence kisses Horo... or a mannequin

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Twelve Moments in Anime 2009: #5 – The Macross Frontier Montage

CCY has thrown down his Twelve Moments of Anime gauntlet, inviting others to join him everyday until Christmas in recalling their 12 favorite anime-related things of the year. Continuing the countdown with moment #5, a moment from a 2008 anime that I didn’t see until this year, but a moment that’s permanently imprinted in my mind.

Alto and Brera clear out the way

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