The Best Anime Endings of 2012

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In the last post I told you about my favorite anime openings of 2012. Now, it is time for my favorite endings! Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas 2012 #05 – We Got Some Great Anime OSTs This Year

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It is fairly unusual for me to notice the music in anime unless it really stands out. This is not a bad thing in itself, because not noticing it can be a sign of it blending in very well with the anime itself. Sometimes the music can also stand out so much it actually becomes distracting (which is my biggest concern with the Hunter x Hunter (2011) remake).

But every now and then we have anime with such gorgeous music that I directly look up the soundtrack. It is the kind of music that stands out without detracting from the experience. The music may not always be put to good use by the studio at times, sadly, but it still remains kickass in its own way.

This year had some great new anime OSTs I wish to share with you, one track at a time. Continue reading

Fall 2012 Impressions – “Lacklustre” is the Word

An obligatory, if late, Halloween anime picture. In this case, the group of girls from Hidamari Sketch.

What first seemed to be an exciting anime season turned out to be a fairly lacklustre one. So far even the best series have yet to bring out any “wham” episode. While it may be sort of early into the season, there is no excuse for any of the series to not have some kind of hook that grabs me. Sure, I am interested in them, but I would not call myself excited.

How do you feel about the fall 2012 anime season?

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Fall 2012 Previews – Operation: Overkill

Apparently no-one found this real preview post that was hidden in the other one, so I decided to just make it easily accessible instead.

So you actually found this “not-very-well-hidden-super-secret” post. Congratulations! You gain nothing but a poor list of the series I will watch this fall 2012 anime season. For far more detailed previews, head over to these sites:

Or, even better, you may want to take a look at this wonderful chart preview provided by ours truly Redball from O-New!!:

Redball chart.

Normal chart.

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