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12 Days of Hardcore Marathoning: You Should Probably Go Watch Yamato 2199

I typically don’t do well with anime space operas. Maybe it’s the fact that I’ve always found it difficult to empathize with characters growing up in a near-future setting or maybe it’s that I’m still traumatized by that tool Setsuna turning an enemy base into a giant space flower, but it usually takes something of… Continue reading 12 Days of Hardcore Marathoning: You Should Probably Go Watch Yamato 2199

Miscellaneous · Seasonals

12 Days of Hardcore Marathoning: To Lead An Interesting Life

“All there is to do is lead an interesting life.” At the beginning of the first episode we hear those words ring out as some kind of raccoon-dog runs out through the streets of Kyoto, shaves through bushes, and transforms into grown man. And, at least until we hear unequivocally one of the best openings… Continue reading 12 Days of Hardcore Marathoning: To Lead An Interesting Life

Miscellaneous · Seasonals

12 Days of Hardcore Marathoning Begins with An Update

I’ve been slacking. I don’t think it’s any real secret that I’ve been nearly absent from the blogosphere since I went on my road trip about four months ago. Immediately afterwards, I started attending college in Los Angeles and needless to say, college life has been very busy. I don’t think I’ve gotten a day… Continue reading 12 Days of Hardcore Marathoning Begins with An Update