Author Archives: Shadow

Shadow’s J-Music Cravings 02/01/13

I haven’t really watched anime for a while now. Although I’m always planning to get back into the game, it never really happens. When I’m not distracted, one thing that I still follow is the pop/rock music scene in Japan. … Continue reading

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Deep Hibernation Update

It sure has been a while. Anime Fascination’s second birthday passed quietly. I can’t say for sure if any more posts are coming, but it would seem a waste for me to just say it’s over. So we’ll see I … Continue reading

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Summer Anime 2011: A Main Course Sized Appetizer?

Typically I find the Winter and Summer cycles of anime are nothing compared the Fall and Spring cycles. There are fewer quality shows and fewer shows overall. For example, last summer I only found High School of the Dead and … Continue reading

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A Visual Feast of Erio Touwa’s Adorability [Warning: Image Heavy]

The one word I can use to describe Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko is CUTE. Erio, Ryouko, and even Meme are some of the most adorable characters I’ve seen in a while. Erio carries the show. She’s sincere, earnest, and … Continue reading

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Hanasaku Iroha and the Value of Anime Realism

It’s been a while and it’s good to be back for a check-in. For one reason or another, I didn’t really get into Winter’s anime offerings, with the shows I initially liked all being fantasy focused (Madoka, Gosick, Fractale). What … Continue reading

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Shadow’s Tweet Digest #2

Sorry for the lack of updates lately, I’ve actually been following and watching the new Spring Season, but just haven’t found time to put some thoughts down except for Twitter. I’ve decided to collect them here: About Spring Anime Season … Continue reading

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OP / ED Highlights of Winter Season 2011

Just dropping by to name some of my favorite OP/EDs of the 2011 Winter season. I also have to say that the season has been surprisingly strong for a transition season between Fall and Spring, with several shows that I … Continue reading

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Shadow’s Tweet Digest #1

Since I keep my Twitter private, I thought I might put a selection of my tweets up here for digestion. I usually have more time to put out a tweet than a post nowadays. To expand a bit, I was … Continue reading

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Shadow’s Summer 2010 Anime Recap: Awesome Swordgirls and Misleading Ghost Stories

While I’ve basically stopped watching anime for the time being, this doesn’t mean I’ve stopped following releases. I’ve basically relegated myself to following screen caps from Random Curiosity and Tenka Seiha to get a gist of the story and watch … Continue reading

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Status Update: Hibernation?

Hi there, long time no see. I decided to put up a post to indicate that this blog is not dead, but is likely in hibernation mode. I took Autumn anime season off (although I’ve added several shows to my … Continue reading

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