暁Records – リバーストリガー (Reverse Rebirth Trigger)

And here we have the second Akatsuki track that was released recently, part of the HELLOHELL album. This one, Reverse Rebirth Trigger, was released on YouTube on July 29th.

The name for this song is a fun little play on the katakana リバース (“rebasu”), which can both mean “Reverse” and “Rebirth”, as that’s what both of these words end up becoming when converted into kana. So while リバース (“rebasu”) is only written once in the title, it can simultaneously hold both meanings.

Continue reading “暁Records – リバーストリガー (Reverse Rebirth Trigger)”

Angel Beats! Review (Spoiler Free)

Another re-watch finished. I swear I’ll get back to Monogatari soon, but I’ve really enjoyed revisiting some of these anime. There’s something nice about watching something that’s a sure thing, because you’ve seen it before!

I think of it like going to a restaurant and ordering the same thing instead of trying something new. Sometimes it’s nice to try new things, but sometimes you just want to order something that you know you’ll enjoy.

Continue reading “Angel Beats! Review (Spoiler Free)”

The Power of Soundtracks in Anime

Here’s something I haven’t written about, but I would like to. I’ve brought up soundtracks a few times in my reviews, but really, it’s not that often. For many anime series, I feel like the soundtrack doesn’t really stick out. Which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. But as you may know thanks to other series, a good soundtrack can make a huge difference in the enjoyment and even memorability of an anime.

Continue reading “The Power of Soundtracks in Anime”

暁Records – 酔生夢死 -Hedonism-

The song this time is 酔生夢死 -Hedonism-.

酔生夢死 basically means something along the lines of drinking until you die, or drinking your life away. The dictionary definition is “idling one’s life away”. But the kanji, in order, are “drunk”, “life”, “dream”, “death”, so you can sort of infer the meaning from that haha.

Continue reading “暁Records – 酔生夢死 -Hedonism-“