Winter 2011/2012 Anime Chart

UPDATED: Version 3 of the Winter 2011/2012 chart is here. Well, its actually been out for about a week now but there are new series on this chart such as Mobile Suit Gundam Seed HD, a new Precure series, and other new goodies sprinkled around. So take a look!
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Music Video Monday #47: Chasing Light Edition

This week I chose ‘Chase the Light’ by Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, or better known as the OP to Kaiji Season 2. I’m not the biggest fan of screaming music… or autotuning, but this isn’t too bad. I’ve gotten used to it while watching Kaiji’s second season (which by the way is a must watch for the year). I still find myself enjoying Kaiji’s 1st OP way more, but it’s nice to have a chance in pace in music. Fear and Loathing has also produced the new Hunter x Hunter ED, another show of the season I’ve yet to catch up on.

New seasons comin’ round the corner

Almost every season, I see the same pattern of reactions towards the new shows. A majority of the anime community seems to flow a certain way when it comes to the new seasons. It’s normal to have these kinds of reactions, but at the same time, they appear so narrow-minded. I’d like to think there are times of the year when there are exceptions, but the truth is that it doesn’t change at all, and never will change. I won’t deny that I’m not among the populous or that I feel like I’m an exception all the time (Believe me, I’m not a hipster). Perhaps it’s something I need to get off my chest.

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Anime Afterlife Podcast: Summer 2011 Impressions

Anime Afterlife Podcast hosts, DavetheZombie, Vensito, Gabe, and Lerxst, are joined with blog writers, Richard, and Zekana, along with guest, Aeroblip, to discuss their impressions on the summer 2011 animes. As for the main show and Top 5, they’re well on their way to being edited soon. I should forewarn our audience that the audio quality in the Top 5 isn’t.. superb, but we did our best to fix it. Apologies to our In the meantime, here’s AAP and friends’ impressions on the summer 2011 animes.

Download here: Anime Afterlife Podcast: Summer 2011 Impressions

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Anime Afterlife Podcast: The 2011 Mid-year Special

At last! Here it is! Anime Afterlife Podcast hosts, DavetheZombie, Vensito, and Gabe, along with blog writer, Lerxst, are joined with guest, aeroblip to discuss the winter shows of 2011. The special is broken up into three parts: The first is where we discuss the winter shows, the 2nd part: The spring shows, and the third: where we give our top 5 shows of 2011 (so far).

Winter season

Download here: Anime Afterlife Podcast: The 2011 Mid-year Special Part 1 (Winter)

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Spring season

Download here: Anime Afterlife Podcast: The 2011 Mid-year Special Part 2 (Spring)

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Top 5 shows of 2011 (so far)

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I came.


I just heard earlier today that Shakugan no Shana Season 3 is officially due this fall! I’m very excited for the season for many reasons. The second season left off at a big cliffhanger, and I’m well eager to see what will happen next. I’m always glad to see Rie Kugumiya in one of her better roles, rather than say… some of the ones (Gintama aside), that she’s done recently. I’m not the biggest fan of Shana, but I do find it to be a pretty entertaining and well done series. I’d probably put it on the same plateau as the first season of Index. Anyhow, I’m glad a lot of great shows are debuting this fall. Persona 4 anime, Mirai Nikki anime, and Shana as well. Just maybe the fall season will outdo the spring. We shall wait and see.

 

Oh yeah, the new layout. I assume Gabe’s the one fucking with the setttings. Not sure how I feel about it myself though.

Music Video Monday #25: Blooming Flowers Edition

This week I chose ‘Hana no Iro’, by band, nano.RIPE, or better known as the the opening to this season’s show, Hanasaku Iroha. Other than the small bit at the beginning of the song to the point where the instruments finally pick up, I really like this song. Something about it is just so damn catchy.