If you can deal with it being a “sports” show, Chihayafuru is definitely worth the watch.
God, Villainess is just so pure and good and wonderful. It really does help that, while her goal is *technically* selfish, it’s understandable that she’d rather not, you know, die or be exiled. And when she’s not trying to tilt things away from her fate, she’s just a sweet, genuinely kind and wonderful person.
That’s really sad to hear I’m a big fan of ANNcast and was curios why there wasn’t any new episodes lately. Zac you will be missed thank you for everything may you be in peace.
He and I had mutual friends. I wish I’d gotten the chance to know him.
Early 2010s Answerman was the single greatest repository of knowledge on the anime bust of the late 2000s. Like you I'm virtually the same age as him so to have somebody who was able to for younger fans have that living memory at his fingers of the industries history was invaluable. I never knew his troubles so this… Read more
Mate, this is a lovely tribute. I know you’re still processing your feelings, but I hope this was in some ways cathartic. And you being encouraged to write by Zac’s work, and producing quality writing such as this, is as good an example as any of the man’s influence. And hopefully ensures his legacy is sustained by… Read more
Well put together and touching piece, Kev.
Thanks for the recommendation...still working my way thru S1. Definitely nostalgic, especially since it matches relatively with my age. I remember when I was younger I’d be visiting my relatives in Asia for the summer, and whenever I hit up the arcades, they’d tell me to make sure I told them I was American or else… Read more
Man, I remember cutting my teeth on SFII in arcades back in the day. While my experience was in the US, it was similar in many ways. This was one hell of a nostalgia trip. The underlying story is good here too, but kind of fades a bit for the second season.
TRULY A MAN OF CULTURE.
I watched all of the Funimation shows except the Runway one. They were all really damn good. Definitely recommend, although I agree in re: god, come on Funimation. Their player fills me with rage.