Valentiene’s Day: Best Romance Anime

It’s been a while since I posted, so here’s a simple list of the best romance anime to celebrate Valentine’s Day!
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PSA: Aoi Bungaku is the new show to watch this season.


If you’re in the need of a new, seriously good show, this is your destination.
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PSA: Fairy Tale is an unfunny Bo-bo-bo-bo-bo-bo-bo-bo


There was nothing noteworthy to cap in this episode.
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Manglobe Inc. Trolls Otaku with The Sacred Blacksmith….


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Studio Spotlight: Production I.G

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Otakon 2009:I only meant to stay a while


This post about Otakon is a bit late. It’s coming up on two weeks ago that the massive convention occurred. I’ll make it up by posting a few different things about it. Let me start with what I did, or rather what I didn’t do.

I didn’t participate in the masquerade, submit art to the art show, run a panel, staff, get lost, get in a fight, eat out, go to Otachan, LARP, enter a video game tournament, ride a train, cosplay, buy anime, buy art, sing, or get an autograph.

But I did check out a bit of everything as I always do.

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Feature on best anime studios: Sunrise

I’ve been away for over a month. For very good reasons and for no reason at all-not that it really matters. I have blogged all the episodes from spring 09 that needed to be blogged anyway. So I’ve got this idea that would bring me back for a minute. It’s a series of posts that will spotlight the biggest, baddest anime production companies today. If you’re up on your stuff, don’t expect any big surprises. Also, do not be upset if I don’t include your favorite studio- it’s a list of studios that I see as the most important in the past decade or two. Hence these are the guys that shape the anime we love most. The main criteria are animation quality and variety in productions. This series may not be weekly, and there should be about 10 companies total. First up is Sunrise.
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