Tag: horimiya

  • The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten Review: Diet Horimiya

    Directed by Lihua Wang Produced by Project No. 9 Streaming on Crunchyroll Welcome to this special Valentine‚Äôs Day review. While we may die alone, it is at least comforting that our favorite fictional characters may one find happiness, so long as they stop screwing around and pick the tsundere already. This week, we have the…

  • Tsurezure Children is Everything I’ve Been Looking For

    If you’ve been writing publicly for a good chunk of time, you tend to take it for granted that your readers are familiar with the running themes of your work. I think if you’ve only read a small portion of the approximately 250,000 words I’ve written here, though, you will have a good sense of…

  • Horimiya is STILL the Best Rom Com

    It’s been quite some time since I last talked about Horimiya, in a way. Last year around this time, I lauded the anime adaptation’s ability to trim the excess and give itself a breakneck pace that separates it apart from other romance anime. However, in another, truer sense, I also talked about Horimiya in January,…

  • The Otaku Exhibition’s Anime of the Year 2021

    It doesn’t feel like very long ago I was writing my Anime of the Year post for 2020, and I can still vividly recall the tremendous difficulty I had in picking mine. In a year with Kaguya, Jujutsu Kaisen, and Attack on Titan, I was still trying to catch my breath before Winter 2021 famously…

  • Horimiya: The Art of Butchering an Adaptation

    Side note before I begin: today’s essay just so happened to coincide with the release of the final chapter of the Horimiya manga. Complete accident on my part, but a happy little accident nonetheless. I don’t get the chance to talk about manga here as often as I should, and that’s mostly for good reasons.…

  • Horimiya Review: They’re All So Pretty

    Studio: Cloverworks Director: Masashi Ishihama Streaming on: Funimation Most of my content might lead you to believe I am a brick-headed shonen fanboy who can’t pay attention to any show where someone isn’t getting beaten to a pulp. The joke’s on you, because I can’t pay attention to anything, at any time, ever. That has…