Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

“Don’t wake me when I land, where they barely understand what I speak but they nod to my beats.” – Lupe Fiasco, Paris;Tokyo

I’ve always liked the way music works with anime. It’s kind of amazing to me that so many good soundtracks and original compositions can come from it (then again, I’m always amazed at how innovative and different music can be in general). Even if the music doesn’t stand out to me, most soundtracks do a good job within the context of the show. There are very few shows which have bad or ill-fiiting music; a lot of times you can say “Well, the show was pretty bad but at least the music was okay”. Or perhaps that’s just me and my inability to dislike most styles of music. (more…)

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Neoranga Ushio

When originally trying to compile this list, I came across a problem straight away: coming up with enough openings to fill out a Top Ten List. I thought of the unoriginal idea ages ago due to one irritating opening, but never put it into practice since I just hadn’t seen enough shows yet. And still haven’t, apparently. So instead I decided to flesh this filler out look at the positives and negatives of misleading openings in general, with these 5 examples.

Of course, there are spoilers for all the shows mentioned here so CLICK AT YOUR OWN RISK. (more…)

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Perhaps it was wrong of me to think this but I expected that there would be more actual music in K-ON. (more…)

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THE GREATEST ANIME OF THE SPRING SEASON HANDS DOWN Eden of the East’s opening garnered some attention because of its pretty lights, use of Oasis and text scrawled all over the place. (more…)

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I began to feel like I’ve been blogging too much for my (beloved) commenters these days, and that’s just no good, so I’ve decided to write about what I feel like on this blog about how I feel about anime. That’s surprising. (more…)

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Wherein we become immersed in differently styled endings as I actually have a large amount of variation this time. (more…)

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