Kuzu no Honkai

I guess we can call this part 2 of the Forbidden Love Trifecta. The last anime I talked about was about student-teacher love, Kotonoha no Niwa, and so is this one. I suppose there are more than a few in this genre but I'm looking at examples of forbidden love that both take the topic…Read more Kuzu no Honkai

The Most Beautiful Anime Ever Created: Kotonoha no Niwa

Complete and total spoiler alert!   "I now think that I was learning how to walk then, as well. One day, once I'm able to walk a far, far greater distance, I'll come for you." The Garden of Words,  Kotonoha no Niwa.  Directed and edited by  Makoto Shinkai.  Animated by  CoMix Wave Films. Forty-five minutes of perfection. Shinkai…Read more The Most Beautiful Anime Ever Created: Kotonoha no Niwa

Having a Very Bad Night

I am insanely depressed right now. It is 3 am and I am watching anime Kimi ni Todoke. Where was my Kazehaya? Where was my Yoshida? My Yano? My Takahashi? Or just even a Shino? I must have missed them, 40+ years ago. Or perhaps people like this don't really exist. That's more like it. Nobody saves people…Read more Having a Very Bad Night