2014: 2nd day of animanga

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I was between this and Koe no Katachi when selecting the titles for the 12 Days of Christmas, but since the latter will get an anime soon, why not spent this space to shed light to an unknown title that had me crying at each and every chapter no less. I tried to avoid spoilers as much as I could in this post, so please enjoy this review! Continue reading

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Otona Joshi no Anime Time & the state of women in Japan

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I am a 24 years old woman and, as the years pass by, I find more and more myself wanting grown-up protagonists with whom I can relate easier. Josei, a demographic targeted at women is relatively small, especially when we talk about anime. So it’s always more than welcome when a series appears in my radar.

With this title I was a bit hesitant, since I watched its very first episode, Kawame o Suberu Kaze, 2 years ago, but the anti-urban sentiment in it annoyed me. Now it was clearly stated though that these new stories would be based on awarded novels written by women, and the artwork was very appealing, too. Thus, I had to give it at least a chance. Three episodes all in all. Unfortunately, I got spades of housewifery stuff instead of work related troubles and successes.  Continue reading