violet evergarden – 07

https://asenshi.moe/violet-evergarden-07/

this show speaks deeply to me… probably not because there is something in particular, but it’s done so well.

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chihayafuru – season 3 announced

best anime announcement in years

this is possibly my most favorite competition anime… bamboo blade and saki are close.

http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2018/02/25/chihayafuru-tv-anime-returns-for-a-3rd-season-of-competitive-karuta

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-02-25/chihayafuru-tv-anime-gets-3rd-season-in-2019/.128239

mmmmm 2019

koi wa ameagari no you ni – 05-06

https://damedesuyo.com/?p=12439

things i like about this show

1. the story-telling pace. it highlights the parts of life that are silent.

2. the art / animation attention to detail. it’s not “artsy” like 3-gatsu no lion or hai to gensou no grimgar, but it’s poignant and intentional.

3. the characters and interactions. the reservations and doubts are illustrated quite well, with the moments of silence.

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i like how their hearts state of being comes out and is illustrated

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one of the best “sweat running down one’s face” animations i’ve ever seen.

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