Aspiring manga artist Kurasawa Kanae has noticed her husband becoming increasingly distant, and soon discovers that he’s cheating on her. Furious, she starts to look into options for a divorce, but quickly realises she doesn’t have the money to pay for an attorney. The stress causes her manga to suffer, and all hope seems lost until a chance meeting with Hakamada Yukio, a divorce lawyer who claims Kurosawa can win millions from her husband, and with no up-front fees.
Tokunaga, one half of the comedy duo Sparks, can’t find success. He’s due to enter his second year in the industry without anything to show for it until he meets Kamiya, a fellow comedian. Kamiya is somewhat successful, and is well known for his inappropriate jokes. After a night of drowning their sorrows together, Tokunaga asks to become his apprentice. Kamiya agrees on one condition: Tokunaga must write his biography.
Nao Yoshikawa is moving into an apartment and is excited to have picked up an absolute bargain close to the school. It’s short lived, however, as while she begins to unpack her things, an unlikely guy from her school shows up. It turns out Hisashi Uehara, one of the school’s most beloved boys, is also due to move in to the same apartment.
There was a lot of bad anime this year, and Japanese drama does a pretty good job of filling the spare time you get when you drop all of those awful magical school harem shows. Here’s what I watched this year.
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This time: Femme Fatale, by Kaya Shigisawa
Hit the “Random” button and see what comes up! In this feature, we take a look at whatever manga the Random Number God decides to throw at us and find out if it’s worth your time. This time: Undercurrent, by Tetsuya Toyoda
Gina is murdered by Charles when she loses control of her body. Elizabeth decides to take action to reveal the awful things going on with this project.
Recap: Gina volunteers for the new Mark IV test to bring the E-Pandora to the next stage in their evolution. It does make her more powerful, but it destroys her body in the process and turns her into a nova…
The number of people who can fight back against the inhuman invasion is very low, less than 2% of the population. A lab in Alaska has been doing tests to make normal people into Pandoras. Our cast of warriors has been sent to this lab to help with their tests.
If My Heart Had Wings is a visual novel developed by Pulltop, first released in Japan May 2012. Moenovel released an all-ages English language version on June 16th, 2013.
Punk Rock leaves a certain image in my mind, one that I generally associate with loud music from the 90s. I went into this band story expecting punk music, band drama and maybe some odd sexual tensions or drug abuse to top things off. I was right on one count, there is plenty of band related drama.
Resolution in the face of an uncertain future is something that I think everyone struggles with at one point or another in their lives. When your passion is for an oversaturated field and your talent isn’t what it needs to be to pull ahead, do you give up or forge ahead?
After finding out Yozora plagiarized her movie script, the Club decides to go with a script written by Sena. In helping with the movie, Kodaka discovers just how hard Rika works for the good of the club.
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With Mizu’s death and the disastrous results of the GUN-BUILD2 test, it looks like everything is spiraling downwards for the Robotics Club. Still, even with Subaru’s imparement and the disbanding of the club, the build is all that Aki has.
Emotions run high as the cast of Sakurasou experience this valentines day. Nanami Nearly misses her audition and only makes it on time because of Sorata’s help, while Mashiro waits for him to return to school with a gift for him.
Airi’s true nature is revealed, and honestly it’s kinda stupid. After my disappointment mounts, R;N manages to snag me back in. GUN-BUILD2 is complete as Kai searches for the final report. In the shadows, Aki’s sister and her boss are plotting something. Much like Okabe and his lab, will the unintended consequences of messing with conspiracy finally fall Kai and the gang?
Valentines day is approaching fast and the residents of Sakurasou are growing anxious. Mashiro is becoming jealous of Nanami, while Nanami prepares for her last stand against being sent home.
Recap: Kai and Frau work to stop the hacker who’s caused the robots in Tokyo to go berserk.
Sorata returns home for the new year. Since they have no where else to go he brings Mashiro, Nanami and Misaki with him. Antics ensue as Sorata’s family picks on him for bringing home a harem.