Wow! Seven years of blogging! It’s been fun getting to know all of you out there and hearing about how my posts piqued your interest. Thank you for your support and your interest! It seems like I have not really done enough with the present winter season, but I have finished watching all the shows I set out to watch. You should see a couple of posts soon where I review all eleven shows in two parts.
Eleven? That’s right. I added one more show to my watch list: Karakuri Circus. This show does not seem to have gotten that much attention, but it’s a very well done shonen. It excels in both action and characters, making even certain minor characters compelling. Perhaps the oddest thing about Karakuri Circus, however, is just how much of the action takes place in the past. I can’t remember the last anime I watched which indulged so much in flashback episodes. This can be annoying when one would like for nothing more than for the story to advance. At the same time, it’s fascinating how the action extends from Medieval Europe to Meiji Era Japan to modern America. The anime is on Amazon Prime, and I highly recommend it.
Here is a short list of what I want to post in the near future:
- Review of Winter 2019, Part 1
- Review of Winter 2019, Part 2
- Quick Takes on other anime
- A post on Karakuri Circus and Charity’s Relationship to Virtue
- Finally read Dante’s Divine Comedy to the end
- What the anime Caligula was actually about
- Spring 2019 Watch List
Look forward to these posts and one which I hope will appear on Beneath the Tangles soon. Dear readers, thank you once again for all your support!