Category Archives: Diary of an Anime Lived

The Best Anime Experiences Shared with the Best Person to Share Them With

It’s been a difficult year for me and my family, for many reasons I won’t say here. But there is much to be thankful for, especially the health of our precious daughter. Today my wife and I have been married … Continue reading

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The Comeuppance of a Coward: Ito Makoto and School Days

[While there is no discussion of aquatic vessels in this post, spoilers are in these waters] Watching School Days was awful. It’s not one of those shows that is gripping despite the cringe-inducing events being narrated. I thought Kaiji was … Continue reading

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Tatami Galaxy: A Portrait of Failure

This is not a review. I generally fail at following this show. I rely on reading blog posts to understand what’s going on. As much as I fail at this, I can at least appreciate what seems to me on … Continue reading

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The Easiest Job in the World: Planetes

This is not a review. A friend and contemporary in anime blogging gave me the task of writing how great Planetes is and gave me three days to do so. I thought at first that this was the easiest job … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Girl Utena: A Diary of the Akio Car Arc Lived

I am writing this after a long day, and I needed to let a few things out of me. I took a shit and a shower and it didn’t quite do it. I needed something more. I felt like I … Continue reading

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