Blue Exorcist when boys are the spawns of the devil.
Ok girls... I feel sorry for them... These uniforms are just plain ugly. Tan jackets with an in your face school crest and the grossest colour of pink skirts... Both genders get to wear the red and green ties which looks alright on the boys since they have a pretty classy plain black uniform that has white trim but the tie on the girls just adds more sin to their uniform.
Overall: Bleh to the girls... I'll cross dress!
There were a lot of anime that aired this spring! The only ones I didn't watch were the long running continuations of shounen aimed at a younger audience: Inazuma Eleven GO, Beyblade: Metal Fury, Yu-Gi-Oh Zexal, Digimon Xros Wars 2, and Danball Senki. I haven't seen any of these series except for Digimon but even then I only made it through the first 2 seasons before the 2010 reboot of the franchise. There was one shoujo title in there that I would actually like to watch someday called Jewelpet Sunshine. But first I want to watch the other 2 seasons of it...
With so many shows airing during the spring it should be no surprise that my favourite anime of the year started airing. Yes, Gintama 2 is my #1 for the year 2011. It's great to see all the characters back and getting into wacky situations! That space arc was AMAZING!
If Hyouge Mono actually had timely subs it might be in this spot but I can't put it there comfortably since I've only been able to watch 10 episodes from a 39 episode series. Hyouge Mono is certainly awesome though and more people should watch it!
Best Show of spring aside from Gintama because that's #1 of the year would be Toriko. He's a manly man out to find the most delicious food. It doesn't matter if he has to kill it himself! Just look at those arms! I plan to re-start blogging this series in the new year so look out for those! GUTS GUTS GUTS!
Worst Show of spring is Hoshizora e Kakaru Hashi... Harem... I don't need to say more. I hate most harem cookie cutter shows. Especially ones that come from eroge games...
Here's my big list of Best to Worst shows of spring 2011:
- Gintama 2 (still airing) 10/10
- Toriko (still airing) 10/10
- Hyouge Mono (stalled) 9/10
- Steins;Gate 9/10
- Ao no Exorcist 9/10
- X-Men 9/10
- Kaiji 2 8/10
- Honto ni Atta! Reibai-Sensei 8/10
- Astarotte's Toy 8/10
- Hen Zemi 8/10
- Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Boku-tachi wa Mada Shiranai 8/10
- Yondemasuyo Azazel-san 8/10
- Shouwa Monogatari (stalled) 8/10
- Tono to Issho 2 8/10
- Tiger & Bunny 7/10
- Battle Girls: Time Paradox 7/10
- Dororon Enma-kun Meeramera 7/10
- C: The Money of Soul and Possibility Control 7/10
- Pretty Rhythm Aurora Dream (still airing) 7/10
- Deadman Wonderland 7/10
- Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko 7/10
- Sket Dance (still airing) 7/10
- Happy Kappy 7/10
- Seikon no Qwaser 2 7/10
- The World God Only Knows 2 6/10
- Dog Days 6/10
- Suzy's Zoo (stalled) 6/10
- Fireball 2 6/10
- 30-sai no Hoken Taiiku 6/10
- Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi 6/10
- Nichijou 5/10
- Hana-Saku Iroha 5/10
- Oretachi ni Tsubasa wa Nai 5/10
- Maria Holic 2 4/10
- A Channel 4/10
- Softenni 4/10
- Aria the Scarlet Ammo 2/10
- Moshidora 2/10
- Hoshizora e Kakaru Hashi 1/10
Surprise enjoyment: Steins;Gate took me by storm. I didn't plan on watching it at first but a friend convinced me to start it. It was like a super win with this series because I really thought it wasn't going to be good, like at all. Astarotte's Toy was pretty much written off by everyone. I too doubted it at first. After all when you see "Semen and 10 years old" in a first synopsis of the series it's hard not to be judgmental.
Surprise fail: Deadman Wonderland while it still gets a passing mark from me, it really needed more for it to be truly awesome.
Honorable mentions: Ao no Exorcist is awesome and no one can tell me otherwise. I hope we get more someday and I can't wait for that movie. Tiger & Bunny should have been a show I fell in love with right from the start. Somehow that didn't happen at first. It took a while for all the characters to grow on me too long for me to truly enjoy the show. Pretty Rhythm Aurora Dream is SO girly but I can't stop watching it. I love ice skating and wanted to be one when I was a kid. I should probably write a diary post about it or something~
On the Ninth Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me,
Nine Delicious Openings & Endings,
Eight Digiboy Top Anime,
Seven Franchise Continuations,
Six Top Tier Anime,
Five Nyanpire Kitties,
Four Marvel Anime,
Two Anime Buddy Challenges,
and an Underrated Anime
This year we didn't only get a whole lot of awesome anime, we got a lot of great music to go along with them. In my eyes anyway. Here's just some of the many OP and ED's I really enjoyed throughout the year. They aren't really in any order.
Steins;Gate - I can confidently say this is my absolute favourite OP of this year. It send shivers through my entire body every time I listen to it.
Ao no Exorcist op 2
Kimi to Boku
Dantalian no Shoka
One Piece OP 14
Shout outs to a few others: No. 6, Yuru Yuri, Mawaru Penguin Drum OP 1, Gundam Age, Tiger & Bunny, and everyones favourite Guilty Crown.
Ao no Exorcist ED 2
Honto ni Atta! Reibai-Sensei ED 1
Suite Pretty Cure
Tiger & Bunny ED 2
Kaiji Season 2
Shout outs to a few others: Ao no Exorcist ED 1, Gundam Age, and the oh so awesome Hyouge Mono.
On the Third Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me,
Two Anime Buddy Challenges,
and an Underrated Anime
#1 Yukio - Blue Exorcist
I don't think I would get any learning done if I had a teacher like Yukio standing in front of me. *swoons*
#2 Onizuka - Great Teacher Onizuka
Having Onizuka as a teacher would have been awesome. Never have to do a thing but goof off and go on wacky adventures!
#3 Nakamura - Nichijou
Nakamura Sensei was the best part of Nichijou for me. Her antics of trying to capture Nano were hilarious to me. Especially her drugged coffee idea!
Having the joy of watching these teachers this year do their thing was quite wonderful.