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Chihayafuru Review

Genre: Romantic, Comedy & Slice of Life

Rating: PG-13

Number of Episodes: 25 with a second season coming soon

Synopsis: Chihaya is a lighthearted tomboy, who’s not especially good at anything in particular. Her dream has always been for her sister (an aspiring model) to become the number one beauty of Japan, or perhaps of the world. But then one day she meets someone who tells her that a dream is something that should concern only herself – and something she has to work hard for as well. At the same time, Chihaya discovers a passion for the old Japanese game hyakunin isshu, also called “karuta”.

Yep, it’s time for yet another anime review! Today, I’m reviewing Chihyafuru! Chihayafuru is a romantic, comedy and slice of life anime. Continue reading

Another Review

Name: Another

Genre: Horror/Mystery

Rating: 17+

Number of Episodes: 12

Plot

We jump into Another by…hearing a story about a girl. 26 years ago, there as a third-year classroom in a middle school who had a student named Misaki. Misaki was a honors student, she was good at sports and was very popular. All of sudden, she died and her classmates acted as if she was still alive and well. The class continued up this act until graduation. Very creepy  start, right?  Then, in the spring of 1998, a boy named Kouichi Sakakibara transfers to a school called Yomiyama North Middle School. However, he was transfered to the very same class that the girl who died was in. Soon after, Kouichi becomes very wary about the classroom.  He also meets a girl named Misaki who he met at a hospital he was in before he went to school, she happens to be the same class as him. However, she’s always alone and the class doesn’t even notice her. Continue reading