Book: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

By Francis Scott Fitzgerald. I must admit that I liked the movie better. And that this is my first time reading an e-book. Not sure if it changes the experience. Benjamin button is a short book and very curious indeed. The story is original and very sad, for it speaks abt a man/boy’s tale of being … Continue reading

Book: Matchless

Another book by Gregory Maguire. Matchless is a retelling of the little matchstick girl as a Christmas Story. Short (I read it in 15 mins) and rather sweet. It’s the type of style that he’s best at and it gives me a fuzzy feeling inside. The illustrations that accompany the book are oh so cute and although … Continue reading

Anime: Kujibiki Unbalance

Kujibiki Unbalance (TV) which is the 2006 version and not the Genshiken OVA version. Most people familiar with Kujibiki Unbalance would be familiar with Genshiken. Since Kujibiki did spawn from Genshiken. I really enjoyed Genshiken, but Kujibiki is a little different. Although  there is still a lot of parody and poking fun at the anime culture, because it presents itself … Continue reading

Anime: Ame to Shoujo to Watashi no Tegami

Another short animation just 6 mins long. Rain, the little girl, and my letter is a sweet story about a girl who wants to be a novelist, falls in love and writes a letter of confession to the boy she likes unknowingly creating a story for a little girl. The story is not much, but … Continue reading

Anime: Mizu no Kotoba

Mizu no Kotoba is also known as Aquatic Language. At only 9 mins long, it’s worth the time. The scene is set in a cafe with people talking. We follow conversations by the different people, jumping here and there as if there is no connection. I can’t say much since it’s only 9 minutes, but the ending is … Continue reading

Anime: Shakugan no Shana S

Shakugan no Shana S and it’s accompanying specials were a good break from all the more serious wordy animes I’ve been watching recently. Set after season 2, I have to first admit that Shakugan no Shana is my go to source for the magic girl genre. Shakugan no Shana S was produced as an OVA, with only 4 episodes each about 20 … Continue reading

30 days of anime

found this on my friend’s facebook! :) looks fun! shall do it in the month of march. for now it’s anime catch up time! Day 1 – Very first Anime Day 2 – Favorite Anime You’ve watched so far Day 3 – Your Anime crush Day 4 – Anime you’re ashamed you enjoyed Day 5 … Continue reading

Anime: Mouryou no Hako

Mouryou no Hako is an adaptation of a book by famed mystery author Kyougoku Natsuhiko. It was adapted into a manga as well, but I haven’t had the opportunity to read it. The character designs were by CLAMP which for me is LOVE! In short the story is intriguing, and develops very well. A gripping, psychological mystery. It’s a ‘period’ … Continue reading

Book: Lost

Another book by Gregory Maguire. Yes, another book by him, I was lucky at the library that day. Besides I like reading all the books by the same author in one shot. This is one of his more recent ones, I think it’s his most recent one actually. Not so much based on a fairy tale, but with elements … Continue reading