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My Top Anime for 2009


I said I would not do this list.  However, I made an about-face (for reasons I cannot say).  Unlike last year, my room is not such a mess today.  The weather’s still fine though.

Another thing for this year, I’ll be including shows that I haven’t finished yet but where I’m halfway through (or are ongoing shows).  The shows are Aoi Bungaku, Bakemonogatari, Cross Game, Kimi ni Todoke, Sasameki Koto.  I cannot include Kara no Kyoukai because I’m only into ep 2 and the show is still an unknown for me.  Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood doesn’t count also because I stopped watching and am saving everything for a later date.  Fairy Tail is probably gonna go on forever, and I’m still undecided on it overall.
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A Brief Anime Progress Report on Spring 2009


2009 has the most boring spring line-up ever.  There’s no show that makes me want to see an episode ASAP.  It just added to my blogging lethargy.  So I probably won’t be posting anything about spring season 2009 after this.


The visuals are good but the characters don’t excite me.  To a casual basketball fan like me the idea of mecha playing basketball just isn’t that appealing–even though I do love mecha (mostly).  I’ll just quietly read the updates on it from fellow bloggers who will be following it.  (There must be somebody out there, right?)

Hayate no Gotoku!!

It didn’t feel as funny as the first season.  Maybe because the constant bleeping was gone.  Without it, HnG felt a little subdued.  Strange.

Valkyria Chronicles

Halfway through the first episode I decided the characters were boring.  Dropped.

Fullmetal Alchemist 2

A lot of fuss has been made about the voice actor for Mustang, but since it was many years ago (actually a few years ago) that I watched FMA that I couldn’t really notice the difference.  I’ll keep on watching this.

Hanasakeru Seishounen

The first episode was disappointing.  What was the purpose of showing us the high school if she was pulled out of there before the episode ends??  I still have to see the second episode so everything depends on it now.


Even though on paper it sounds interesting, after what I saw my instincts are telling me it might be a waste of time.  My instincts are usually right (maybe 70-80% of the time), so it’s dropped.  (Not to mention I really don’t have the time or inclination to watch shows that are slightly interesting.


I liked the first episode but I lost some interest halfway through the 2nd episode.  I need to finish that episode if I am to decide if I will go on watching this.

Ristorante Paradiso

Magnifico!!!!  The only true jewel among the new shows.  I’m watching this till the end.   😀

Eden of the East (Higashi no Eden)

Naked Morita was ok, I’m not so fond of the girl though.  But like Ristorante Paradiso, will watch till the end.

Spring beckons


It’s been a while since I wrote a post.  After not caring about the anime of winter 2009 (save for 3 shows), I think I’ll be looking at more spring anime.  (State of the Proxy March 2009)

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