I managed to find something for the letter X with xxxHOLiC! An anime about a boy who can see the supernatural in his everyday life. And it’s a real bother for him, but luckily he happens to enter the store of a peculiar woman who says she can grant his wish…
This review will only cover the first season, because I haven’t seen the second one. I thought about watching it, but decided there are so many other anime I’d like to watch, as well as all the anime I’m already currently watching, that I decided to just end with the first season, which was already a good 24 episodes.
Check another anime off the A to Z list.
With this there are only 3 letters to go!
The anime I chose for W was Weiß Survive, a series of 2 minute episodes that I believe were released online in promotion for a card game called Weiß Schwarz. I don’t know much about it but judging from the anime it’s a card game that uses characters from all sorts of popular anime like Fate:Zero, Haruhi, et cetera.
I watched both seasons of this anime because the episodes were so short anyways. It still ends up being shorter than a regular anime season.
Vandread, the anime that got me into anime.
It feels like a lifetime ago, despite only being 5 years.
It’s amazing how much can happen in such a short period of time.
It’s also amazing how many details I manage to forget from anime over the years. I wasn’t sure if I was going to enjoy Vandread on this rewatch. I thought that maybe my tastes in anime have changed, and that this would lead me to not enjoy Vandread as much as I did the first time. While Vandread got me into anime, my perception of it looking back was of an average anime, and one that had several aspects I disliked.
My memory has managed to fail me again.
I was wrong – Vandread is a great anime!
I’m back so soon with another A to Z post!
While I can’t promise that I will finish anime V in a week, I did manage to finish Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199 (Space Battleship Yamato 2199) in that time. Well, a little more than a week because I was partway through when I published my anime T – True Tears post.
We really are closing in on the end of the A to Z challenge.
How will I decide to watch after it’s over?
This review will contain spoilers, because there are some plot points I want to write about. I’ll leave a warning before going into spoiler territory though, so just be aware of that.
And just like that, it’s time for another anime A to Z review!
Feels like just yester- it’s been a month since my last A to Z post?!
The closer I get to the end of the anime A to Z challenge, the more time I seem to spend watching and writing about things outside of the A to Z challenge. I guess there’s no rush though!
This time around I decided to watch True Tears, a drama anime that I’ve had my eye on for a while. I’ve never really jumped into a drama anime because it was a drama anime. I’ve seen drama before in anime, but this anime is designed around it.
So, how was True Tears?
With season one and season two out of the way, it’s time to look at the third and final season of Rozen Maiden.
As you know, I ended up really enjoying the original two seasons of Rozen Maiden.
Jumping right into the more recent 2013 rendition of Rozen Maiden was something else.
In a good way!
Going to write this with minimal spoilers, like I did with the last two.
If you STILL aren’t convinced on Rozen Maiden, then perhaps this final review will do something about that!
It’s been a month since I’ve advanced with the Anime A to Z challenge!
I have actually now finished both S1 and S2 of Rozen Maiden, but I am going to write about S2 in a seperate post. I also plan on watching the third season / alternate 2013 version.
I wanted to pick something longer to watch, considering the last two anime I covered were 1 and 2 episodes long.
Still, I’m a bit surprised myself that it’s taken me a month to watch 24 episodes!
It’s not Rozen Maiden‘s fault though – I’ll take the blame for this one.