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Monthly Archives: May, 2012

Different Side of Kawaii

I puke kawaii. That’s what ArtisticSole does while she’s living la vida lolita. If you know anything about Japan even without watching anime or reading manga, you might know the term “kawaii”. If you watch anime, you are overwhelmed with kawaii. Even my google spellcheck knows kawaii and doesn’t get underlined in red like many …

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Around We Go Again – Cowboy Bebop

This is one of my favorite series of all time. Cowboy Bebop. I have not watched in about five years. Last week I decided to hop on the merry-go-round and watch again one of the first anime series to capture my heart. My rewatch of the show is partly due to Sakamichi no Apollon having …

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Two Souls Lost

Wow. I normally don’t do episodic posts but this most recent episode of Sakamichi no Apollon (Kids on the Slope) wasso impressive that I had to blog about it. I have not been this moved by a modern anime in a while, as in at least 10 years. In my last post regarding the show, …

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May the Odds be Forever in your Favor…Here are your winners!

I was probably more excited about this giveaway than you, dear readers. I couldn’t find a hat so I ended up using a bag that I sewed myself (woot!). The boyfriend was also excited to be participating and happily drew the names. Unfortunately, not everyone can win and I wish I had something for everyone …

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All that Jazz

Suffice it to say, so far I am impressed with Sakamichi no Apollon (Kids on the Slope). Now the OP could be a little better; not sure why there is a pop song opening for a show that’s partly about jazz. I say partly because so far it’s coming across as a love story. A …

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