Review of 2012 Anime Part 1 ~Winter~

Yet another winter came and went. 24 shows to choose from this time! I always like to watch everything in a year so all was watched yet again unless special circumstances apply! Doing these posts is always super fun with more anime to talk about anyway! Onward with winter aired anime!

POYO!!!

King Poyopoyo

Winter this time around gave me a whole lot of anime that I enjoyed. I didn't watch a lot of them till after they were finished airing since I needed an anime break after the holidays. I'll likely do the same this year honestly. I like how it ends up working out for me. Doing things this way puts me even further away from people in the aniblogsphere and on twitter but ehhh I'm finding it harder and harder over the years to want to dive right back into new anime at the start of a new year.

Smile Pretty Cure started but I'm sad to say it didn't live up to my expectations so I'm not too happy about that. At least watching my backlog of Yes, Pretty Cure fills the bill in awesome. The New Prince of Tennis and Danball Senki W weren't watched because I haven't seen any of the rest of their franchises. Someday I hope to get around to PoT but I'm in no hurry to watch a billion episodes of tennis.  Amagami SS+I saved myself the trouble with and didn't watch it. I wasn't a fan of the first season and that was way longer than this one. Enough is enough of that for me!

Thermae Romae I have a hard time classifying as a TV show rather than a TV special since it was only 3 episodes. I'd put it at #3 if I did include it though. Man that show was so manly and hot.

You are still awesome~

Best Show of winter is Natsume Yuujinchou Shi because obviously Poyopoyo Kansatsu Nikki is the show of the year! 2 anime that have awesome cats in it at the top of my list? Can I get anymore predictable?!

Worst Show of winter is Kill Me Baby. I don't understand how anyone could have liked this show... From a terrible OP and ED to ugly characters to ANNOYING AS FUCK characters... Yeah it clearly wasn't made for someone like me.

Assassins in school should be funny...

Here's my big list of Best to Worst shows of winter 2012:

  1. Poyopoyo Kansatsu Nikki (still airing) 10/10
  2. Natsume Yuujinchou Shi 10/10
  3. Ano Natsu de Matteru / Waiting in the Summer 9/10
  4. Daily Lives of High School Boys / Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou 8/10
  5. Aquarion Evol 8/10
  6. Brave10 8/10
  7. Inu x Boku SS 8/10
  8. Senki Zesshou Symphogear 7/10
  9. Rinne no Lagrange 7/10
  10. Gokujo. Gokurakuin Joshikou Ryou Monogatari 7/10
  11. Recorder to Randoseru 7/10
  12. Nisemonogatari 6/10
  13. Black Rock Shooter 6/10
  14. Mouretsu Pirates 5/10
  15. Another 5/10
  16. Tantei Opera Milky Holmes 2 4/10
  17. Zero no Tsukaima Final 4/10
  18. Papa no Iu Koto o Kikinasai! / Listen to Me Girls, I'm Your Father! 3/10
  19. High School DxD 3/10
  20. Area no Kishi / The Knight in the Area 3/10
  21. Kill Me Baby 2/10

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Surprise enjoyment: Inu x Boku SS honestly wasn't on my radar. Even better that the bf completely loved it too! Ano Natsu de Matteru romance, drama, drama, and aliens... Yup it found it's way into my heart!

Surprise fail: Mouretsu Pirates still pisses me off and I honestly just don't want to talk about it anymore... Another turned out to be... Another horror anime gone hilariously wrong.

Honorable mentions: Senki Zesshou Symphogear LISTEN TO MY SONG! Area no Kishi SO GLAD YOU GOT CANCELLED! Aquarion Evol HOLES!

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On the Eighth Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me: Eight Food Shots

On the Eighth Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me,
Eight Food Shots,
Seven Pretty Cure Titles,
Six Underrated Shows,
(Twenty)Five Years of Final Fantasy,
Four Video Game Feels,
Three Idol Shows,
Two Amazing Cartoons,
and The Best Boots in All of Anime

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Ixion Saga

Inu x Boku SS

Hunter x Hunter

Rinne no Lagrange

Tsuritama

Medaka Box

Polar Bear Cafe

Space Brothers

BONUS!!

Gundam 0080 A Christmas Tradition.

So delicious it hurts 0080~

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Tuesday Tally My Spring

Diving back into anime for the Spring season was an obvious choice for me since Spring and Fall always hold the most potential for anime awesomeness. Along with watching every single anime airing, I started my Cooking With Oishii Anime series. I think it's going pretty well so far and I hope people are as entertained by it as I am. I love cooking and I'm rather glad I got back into it this way. Joining 2 passions is always a good thing.

PEW PEW POWAH!

Sai Mecha has started and I plan on posting all my votes on here since I love ma mecha. I enjoy this mecha battle royal very much because of all the hilarity that comes out of all mecha fans that take part! I gotta thank ExecutiveOtaku once again because this was the best idea ever. He also sent me a bunch of DINOSAURS! Which are totally awesome and arrived today. I'm going to do something fun bloggy wise with them soon.

There's been quite a lot of drama over at the Aniblog Tourney and honestly it's rather gross. I had a lot of fun the first time around but this time it's just pathetic. I had a really cute and hilarious post scheduled for my next round in it (cause ya I somehow made it to the 2nd round much to a lot of people's dismay I'm sure...) But I'm not even going to bother posting it now. If I'm just going to get called a "beggar" (because NO ONE ELSE was telling people to vote for them NOPE!) and get called a terrible person because I can't stand certain popular anime. Ohhh whatever internet! LOL It's not like I blog for YOU! I blog for ME. And I'll keep blogging and doing what I please even among the haters. ^___^ Gotta thank Digiboy for cheering me up over this silliness! COME ON EVERY PONY SMILE SMILE SMILE! FILL MY HEART UP WITH SUNSHINE SUNSHINE!

Yarrrr!

Anyway onto anime! The Toriko x One Piece Crossover 2 aired and it was awesome! I'm fully caught up on Toriko since my last Tuesday Tally post and I gotta say it's just gotten better and better. I love Toriko's relationship with Komatsu! It has been an amazing ride. Komatsu I really didn't like at first but he's grown on me a great deal and he's a great passionate character. I can't wait to see what more greatness Toriko has planned for us.

King Poyo!

WINTER 2012

I finally got around to finishing off almost all the Winter 2012 anime. I put Rinne no Lagrange on hold for now since I think watching it right before the other half of it airs during this summer would be best. I might even re-watch the first season of Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere since it's S2 is also airing during the summer. I re-started Mouretsu Pirates and I still don't like it which just pisses me off at this point. I'm still going strong on Poyopoyo of course. Gotta love that round cat! I started The Knight in the Area which is a soccer anime. I'm not to fond of it honestly and am instead hilariously enough enjoying springs soccer anime Ginga e Kickoff slightly more.

Perfect reaction when 2 hot ladies are in front of you.

2nd and 3rd best characters in this show.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Another - *snorts*
  • Ano Natsu de Matteru - I actually really enjoyed this one. Too bad it took 6 episodes for me to really get into it. I feel there was a little lost potential in the beginning but I was rewarded with a pretty awesome ending. I love aliens~
  • Papa no Iu Koto o Kikinasai - Reminded me a lot of Kodomo no Jikan... Might be because I watched that too recently.
  • Baby, Please Kill Me - Holy crap this show was SO annoying. I have no idea how I marathoned this. If I never hear the words "Kill me Baby" ever again I'll be content. That normal school girl was the most annoying girl ever.
  • Black Rock Shooter - Meh.
  • High School DxD - I now know what the DxD stands for... -_-
  • Inu x Boku SS - The character that turned into a scroll was awesome. I really enjoyed this one even if it felt like a typical show very clearly aimed at girls.
  • Nisemonogatari - Like the first series it was pretty. That's as far as I go interest wise. This one had that oh so famous toothbrush scene that had everyone talking about it. I just gotta say it was gross but probably not for the same reasons as everyone else. I hate anything that has to do with teeth so it just made me feel awkward and queasy while trying to watch it.
  • Senki Zesshou Symphogear - Oh wow what can I say about this. It wasn't that great but it wasn't too terrible either. It felt like something I just couldn't pull my attention away from even if it was a huge mash up of so many different anime. They should have just focused on mimicking one or 2 and made it great instead of who knows how many and just making a hilarious fool of its self.

One day I'll find a Potemayo of my own~

I HATE this guy! >.<

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SERIES

  • Aquarion - I watched the first Aquarion series because I wanted to start Evol as soon as possible because everyone has been freaking out over it the entire time it has been airing. And honestly I can see why. It takes everything from the first series and makes it COMPLETELY better. LET ME FILL YOUR HOLE!
  • Potemayo - CUTE!
  • Kodomo no Jikan ALL - If you ignore all the gross pervy stuff there's actually a pretty darn good show lurking underneath.
  • Don Dracula - Old silly short series about vampire daddy and his vampire daughter. Great for some laughs especially if you enjoy Tezuka's silly humour.
  • Negima ALL - First series was alright. I found that I really enjoyed the music and sound effects a lot which is kind of hilarious to me. The second series took all those awesome noises away and just left me with the characters. It was an alright watch too honestly save for the ferret thing. That little guy was made to be way more obnoxious the second time around. The ova's were silly fun and the movie was actually pretty awesome and gave the series an alright closure in my opinion.
  • Shining Tears X Wind - Only watched this because it's like the unofficial prequel to the currently airing Shining Hearts: Shiawase no Pan. It wasn't a bad watch but it felt like any other typical fantasy show.
  • Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger - NEED MORE.
  • School Rumble 2 - More of the same hilarity that S1 brought. I somehow feel like there should be more!
  • Ace wo Nerae - I'm half way through this writing this post and will probably be finished it later today. I watched the movie first and I gotta say it's delivering pretty much the same way. Gotta love that really old shoujo! It just has this perfect class that newer shoujo just can't get right.

Penguin ADORABLENESS!

EVERYBODY DANCE!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOVIES & OVA's

  • Minori Scramble - Do you like PENGUINS?! Watch this adorable cute ova even if you don't!
  • Eiji - Yet another fun and short ova about boxing. Good for a quick watch.
  • Cipher - HOLY SHIT BALLS! I have no freaking clue wtf this strange ass ova was about and I don't think I could try and explain it. You just gotta see it for yourself if you love to torture yourself watching old shitty anime.
  • Un-Go - This was awesome because it felt like I was still watching the series. A delightful 2 parter somewhere in the middle of it all. Very fun and you need to check it out if you haven't already and love this show.
  • Lupin Special 14 - Yet another retelling of the beginning of it all. Very fun in the typical Lupin fashion.

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SPRING 2012

I already wrote a bunch of first impressions posts HERE & HERE & HERE. I half wrote a fourth with my favourites but never published it so I'll just spew a little right now about these awesome shows.

  • Gon - DINOSAUR ASS KICKING... Yeah more on this very soon.
  • Space Brothers - SPACE ASS KICKING... Again more on this very soon... Hopefully!
  • Folktales from Japan - This show is full of amazing one off stories. We get 3 random tales each episode. This anime is lovely and everyone should really give it a chance.
  • Shirokuma Café - HOLY SHIT! ANIMALS KICK ASS... Totally more on this soon! PANDA SERVICE! Oh yeah! My good friend is totally writing something awesome for each episode which I totally encouraged! XD
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366 Days of Anime School Uniforms: Day 121/366 Inu x Boku SS

Day 121/366

Inu x Boku SS is about masters and servants.

Boys all black. Now that boys are out of the way I'll get to the adorable girl ones. They look like a typical rich girl ones honestly but something about these pulls me towards loving them. I'm not a fan of the frilly long sleeved white shirt at all. I do however like that a bow tie wasn't included. That would have looked terrible. I love, love, love the all black jumper dress with 4 buttons going down each side. I find this completely awesome and totally my style.

Overall: Totally would wear this.

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