Tag Archives: Fruits Basket

5 Anime “Ships”

How, exactly, did the word “ship” come to involve romantic couplings that the fans like or dislike? I have no idea. It’s quite appropriate, as I think about it, that we talk about the relationships between characters right after we … Continue reading

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5 Adolescent/Child Anime Characters

I had a problem of scarcity last week. Now, I have a problem of overabundance. There are so many kids in anime! Teenagers and their younger sidekicks rule the anime universe through sheer weight of numbers! Not to mention supernatural powers! … Continue reading

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My 5 Most Watched Anime

Day 1 of the 30-Day Anime Pick 5 Challenge! Seems to be a fairly simple and strait forward topic, doesn’t it? What 5 anime have I watched the most? Hmmm. 1) One Piece The first slot obviously has to go to … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Fruits Basket

This is one of those anime which is mostly nonsensical fun, with a huge emotional undercurrent, some wisdom and common sense sprinkled all over, and just a little bit of fearful tension. Taking obvious inspiration from the Chinese Zodiac, Fruits … Continue reading

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My “Angry Otaku” Epiphany

I had an interesting experience recently. First, I read this post over on the Slice of Alfredo Blog. It’s partially a tribute to the work of a seiyuu (an anime voice actor) and idol (musical artist, singing and dancing on … Continue reading

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