Anime Review · Review

Looking into Saekano Flat the Finale: Memories

Ahh~ Where's my fedora hat... Here it is.   Well done, Fumiaki-sensei! Not only that you've managed to conclude the story so well it's staying almost true to the original route, you've also left vast openings for the third season's opportunity and at the same time, shot down that hope with simple story alterations via… Continue reading Looking into Saekano Flat the Finale: Memories

Music Review · Review

Using music lyrics to make up a story: HoneyWorks featuring (Vocaloid)GUMI – 告白予行練習 (Kokuhaku Yokō Renshū)

Carrying on from my Anisong lyricists appreciation post, I'll be sharing one grand example of how creative Japanese people can actually be when it comes to music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNkL6A1WRY8   This song started it all - a romance story that should please many females in anime community. Try out the English lyrics   "I'm sorry if… Continue reading Using music lyrics to make up a story: HoneyWorks featuring (Vocaloid)GUMI – 告白予行練習 (Kokuhaku Yokō Renshū)

Anime · Wonder

Saekano Flat Episode 10 Continued: It’s all a set up!

Unless you have Katou Megumi's first character single, listen to Utaha and Eriri having a yarn while interrupting Megumi's promotional speech~ http://67.159.62.2/anime_ost/saenai-heroine-no-sodatekata-character-image-song-mb/cppyhgkvgw/04.%20Message%20from%20Megumi.mp3   Now, onto the topic. It took a while for my head to click after watching the tenth episode a few more times. Well now it's nearly all clear to me that there… Continue reading Saekano Flat Episode 10 Continued: It’s all a set up!

Cringes & Giggles · Random Fun

Can you chow down Pocky like Kasumigaoka Utaha?

This has gotten quite popular in Japan and probably among the Western fans of Saekano.   Well here we have Utaha's VA, Kayano Ai, attempting the chow after being asked to do it that way by Eriri's seiyuu, Oonishi, Saori.   Sadly there was no 'Tomoya' to feed her like in the anime, but that… Continue reading Can you chow down Pocky like Kasumigaoka Utaha?

Appreciation Station

Appreciating Anisong composers and lyricists in general

Welcome back to my Appreciation Station! Today I'm letting out my passionate love for composers and lyricists that make up majority of songs used in anime openings and/or endings.   What sold me on loving anime music is the composition complexity. Sure, they are very much fun to listen and sing along to, but have… Continue reading Appreciating Anisong composers and lyricists in general

Music Review · Review

Blasting My Headphones: ZAQ – 君のとなりに (Kimi no Tonari ni)

Here it is! Another dose of sweetness, brought to you by the pop lady, ZAQ. Her music composition skills is hard to rival - it is so unique calling her music just pop would be a mistake. Then she started singing. Look how far she has come! Holy, my praise~ So in this instance of… Continue reading Blasting My Headphones: ZAQ – 君のとなりに (Kimi no Tonari ni)