All Your Monies: October 20th 2014

Hello, and welcome to All Your Monies, where The Glorio Blog’s resident toy and figure collecting crew (and Aquagaze) will run down the last week’s new pre-orders, turning a loving or scathing eye over what’s been put out for you to spend your hard earned cash on. This week we pause for thought.

Glorio Anime Club Round 1: Clannad

No matter how many trailers or clips you watch of an anime, nothing compares to a recommendation from a friend. We make a lot of suggestions amongst ourselves but too often they end up doomed to the dreaded backlog. Enter GLORIO Anime Club! The rules are simple: choose any anime you’ve watched in its entirety…

OP/ED Op-Eds: Dango Daikazoku [Clannad]

Jun Maeda is best know for his work as a writer with the visual novel company Key, but it’s perhaps a lesser known fact that he also has a hand in composing the soundtracks for his projects. That includes the opening and ending songs of the popular anime adaptations of Kanon, Air, and Clannad, most of which are based on selections of music from the original VNs. The most famous of all these is also the simplest: “Dango Daikazoku”, the ending song for the first part of the Clannad series.