I have no idea in what format Fortune Arterial is adapting the anime from the Visual Novel. I’m guessing it’s mostly focusing on Erika’s route with a little bit of everyone else’s route thrown in, but I’m not entirely sure. It’s hard without knowing the plot of the visual novel. If someone wants to verify this, I’d be a great help.
SisCaly. Are you kidding me?
But you know what’s really hard? Animating a manga. You think the animators were sitting around watching this and thinking "bah! manga artists are wusses!"
Sorry this is late, been battling a cold for the past week. But anyway, it feels like Bakuman’s still finding itself right now. Moments of energy and spark are all too often killed by mundane scenes where nothing really happens. I hate to admit, but part of this has been director, Kenichi Kasai’s fault. There are just too many scenes that are flat and lack any sort of dynamic energy. Maybe some of this is attributable to the source material, but I feel like there’s more that Kasai could be doing with this.
It’s three episodes into Star Driver and there isn’t a sign of any answers yet. At this early stage all we’re going to get is more questions. Regardless of that, nothing will stop anyone from theorising, and thee sure is a lot of theorising fodder sprinkled in the episodes, with all it’s weird imagery and befuddling and slightly creepy metaphors. I’m going to leave the more racy symbolism for others to interpret; I’m only here for the bishies and the mecha fights.
This is the third of the anime I checked out. I decided I’ll blog Fortune Arterial, but please enjoy this anyway.
So I’ve thought about this for days, after I watched Kuragehime, and I can only come to one conclusion. I just don’t know. I don’t know if I like or I don’t. I’m not overly in love with it. I thought some parts were really amazing, but some parts grated on my nerves, and there still so much that the viewer doesn’t know, that I feel like I need more episodes before I can tell.
There’s bit and pieces I just really loved. The main characters comment about how what bonded them together was that even though they liked different things, they were deep down, nerds, and recognized that. The main characters knowledge about jellyfish, and the way she snuck in these scientific facts. The jellyfish we got to see was extremely cute. There’s of course the irony of thinking she’s come across the perfect women, only to discover he’s a man, which I found very funny.
Oreimo’s Kyousuke, who managed to not get bitchslapped by his dad after forcefully grabbing his collar.
Moe is back. I can’t wait for the sequel.
Talking things over with good ole’ RP, I’m going to check out three anime, and then choose one to blog. One of them was Psychic Detective Yakumo. The second choice should hopefully surprise a lot of people, as no one gave this much notice.
I don’t usually begrudge the fact that I’m the only girl I know that watches anime, but I really wish I could have watched that last episode with another girl, if only so next time I see a hot guy, I could nudge her and say “Hey, do you think he minds glass?” I’ll just have to think it to myself instead.