I think episode four is the first one I’ve hole heartedly enjoyed in its entirety. I didn’t watch it looking for hints at what is to come, I enjoyed it moment by moment as the story played out. Unfortunately, my window of opportunity for watching and then reviewing these is getting pushed back, due to the… Continue reading Fruits Basket Episode Four: Violent Affection
If I wasn’t already familiar with this story and where its going I would be considering the three episode drop rule right now. The episode continued on with the drama and odd humor I saw in the previous few episodes. I am again reminded of how much effort it took for me to become invested… Continue reading Fruits Basket Episode Three: The Pickled Plumb
The series is jumping directly into the emotional fray and I have mixed emotions.
Its been a rough year for me so far. I am drowning in school, work is grueling (despite the few hours I work), I’ve been sick on an off consistently and on top of that my grandmother recently passed away. It’s really no wonder I haven’t been blogging, despite promises to the latter. Regardless of… Continue reading Fruits Basket Episode One: A Solid Introduction
A look at the Manga Fruits Basket, Just in time for its anime reboot.
I’ve started two new manga series in the past month or two and I think it’s time I shared some of my first impressions. I think it’s interesting that they both share the same initial hook, cursed transformations that make life awkward. I Ranma 1/2 Dyring the past few weeks of the school year… Continue reading Manga First Impressions: Ranma 1/2 and Fruits Basket
Another beautiful Sunday! Actually, this is the first really nice summerish weekend I’ve seen this year. It’s about time! Welcome again to the chuckle and Chortle Collection! Here is where I share with you some of the wonderful moments that made me laugh during the week. Chicken Attack pure gold…*sings* ooOOooOoo Reverse Cinderella Still… Continue reading The Chuckle and Chortle Collection Week 12