Anohana anime reviewAnohana is an eleven episode anime created in 2011. It was directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai and produced by A-1 Pictures.There are many things in life that aren't easy. Sadly, a lot of these things are also guaranteed in life. One of them is losing loved ones; another is drifting apart from people you were once close to. Dealing with these loses in no easy task, and different people will respond to it in different ways. Some react with regret, some with acceptance, and some with guilt. Some prefer just to keep their feelings inside and pretend that there was nothing there to begin with.The story of Anohana revolves around a high school dropout and shut in by the name of Jinta Yadomi. When Jinta was younger, he had been the leader of a group of friends called the "super peace busters". Sadly, one day one of their friends, Menma, died. After the incident, the friends became more and more distant, and before long, it was like they had never been friends to begin with. Then, one summer
Kino's Journey anime reviewKino's journey is a 13-episode anime series based on a series of light novels by Keiichi Sigsawa. The anime is available in North America from ADV films.The world is not beautiful, therefore it is. Kino is a young woman travelling with her motorcycle, Hermes, who gives her speed in exchange for balance. They go from country to country, exploring the many different cultures and customs. They never stay long though, as Kino has a rule about only staying in any particular place for three days- a rule she has never broken. They don't have any goal in mind other than exploring the different cultures of the world, and finding the hidden beauty in the ugliness.Kino's Journey is an anime that constantly encourages its audience to think. It's filled with symbolism concerning human nature. Our vices, what we value, what we hold dear, and how people adapt and change, either through the pass of time, or through various events that force us to, among many other things. It is tremendous fun to dis
Humans- free verse poemHumans are confusing beings.We never seem to know the difference,between what we want in life,and what we really need.Then, even when we get what we want,or what we thought we wanted,we're never satisfied.Will mankind ever be truly satisfied,with what we have?But perhaps it's best not to ask questions,because we may not be satisfied with the answers.
Eden of the east anime reviewEden of the east is an eleven episode anime series created by Kenji Kamiyama in 2009 and was produced by Production IG. It is available from Funimation entertainment in North America.On a trip to the United States, college student Morimi Saki stumbles upon an odd sight. Of all things, she meets a naked Japanese man, armed with a handgun. As she learns, this man has no idea who he is, or how he got there, and all that he can really remember are films, save for which one his personal favourite was. Soon, it becomes apparent that Takizawa Akira, as he is now going by, is a lot more than he first appears, as he finds out that he may have been part of a terrorist act committed in Japan. Then, he only gets even more shrouded in mystery with the presence of an odd phone; which he is told possesses ten million yen, and all that he is told to do with it, is to continue to be a Messiah.Now, on the surface, this premise is interesting enough, albeit a little silly. The show starts strongly, but