Author Archives: The Fin

“C” Doesn’t Entirely Suck

Well competition was fierce for the “longest, dumbest anime title” prize, but our judges have reached a decision, and the winner is…“C” The Money of Soul and Possibility Control! Our consolations to Ano Hi Mita Hana No Namae Wo Bokutachi Wa Mada Shiranai! Continue reading

Warau Kanako-sama Doesn’t Suck

My local bookstore had the second volume of Warau Kanako-sama on the shelf a couple weeks back, and seeing it actually made me excited to read a new manga for the first time in quite a while. A lot of what I’ve written here in the past is strictly negative criticism, so I figured I would take the opportunity to offer some rare praise for something I actually like.

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Let there be Shoujo

I’m (provisionally) back after a murderously long hiatus, and I figured I’d take some time to talk about something I actually enjoy rather than just trashing whatever’s hot at the moment (although K-On!!’s time is nigh, for sure). And what I like, after a long week, is to sit down in Barnes & Nobles with some horribly rich cafe food, a Diet Coke and the first generic Viz manga with ‘Shojo Beat’ written on the spine that catches my eye.

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