Tag Archives: K-ON!

Six Moments of 2010: All from K-ON!! (feat. H. Runge, Kneesocks, Athrun Zala, Ikari Gendo, Char Aznable, & the special participation of RANKA LEE)

Outside of my core fan pursuits, K-On!! gave me the best anime watching experience this year. I’m not a fan of this kind of show, despite my enjoyment of shows like it (Aria, Manabi Straight, and Lucky Star) that is, … Continue reading

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The Feat of “In-universe Parody” & What it Does for Shows (e.g. K-ON!!, Genesis of Aquarion)

I noticed that I enjoy it when characters in a show make impressions of each other, i.e. play each other for laughs. In the latest K-ON!! episode (18), Mio and Ritsu are thrust to play Romeo and Juliet respectively for … Continue reading

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From Good to Great, From Awful to AWESOME: How Fans Can CHANGE THE WORLD (of Anime)

It’s time to get serious. I sometimes hear that so much power lies in the hands of us fans. I want to believe it too. But instead of waiting to be proven right, I’ll SEIZE POWER WITH MY OWN HANDS. … Continue reading

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The Plot to Put a Plot in K-ON!! Can it Be Done?

I have not kept up with episodic blogs re: K-ON!! but a series of posts on Fuzakenna! got me to organize a lot of the thinking I’ve been doing on the show, to the point that I’m breaking my usual … Continue reading

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To Name is to Own: Our Possessions and the Names we Give Them (Also, Yui Owns K-ON!!)

Since you’re reading this right now, it proves you have power over language (english). You now the names of things, what to call them, and how to use them. You have the power to be either informed by, or entertained … Continue reading

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