Zoku Natsume Yuujin-chou – first impressions (and a note on the continuing hiatus)


Hop on over to Wolf Hurricane and read my first-impressions post on the winter anime series Zoku Natsume Yuujin-chou.

This blog’s extended hiatus is drawing to a close. I never actually thought I’d feel busier after quitting my job than before, but that’s precisely what happened: more intensive Japanese language studies, for a start, plus a parish activity that I’m now a regular volunteer for (which, incidentally, requires brushing up on my Latin) and running the odd errand for my mum (who, knowing that I’m happily unemployed, is fully aware that I’ve got no excuse for turning down her requests orz). Plus, there’s a major project that I’ve been putting together for the last couple of months; more on that once the final arrangements are made this week.

Regular blogging resumes next week, but I’ll start chiming in with the occasional brief post right about now.

Diego’s winter anime viewing list


The winter anime season is ALWAYS AWESOME. Not convinced? jpmeyer lays out the facts, and j1m0ne has a few choice words on the matter.

So, now that we’ve established the fact of the awesome winter season’s sheer awesomeness, I’m pleased to present my complete viewing list for this awesomely awesome season.

  • Zoku Natsume Yuujin-chou
  • But Diego, Diego! How can you possibly go through this list and keep up with ongoing series? Fret not, my friends. Word on the street is that the Big Scientist Guys who control the world’s clocks are adding a whole second (!) to 2008, which means that I’ll have more than enough time to burn through the backlog accumulated from the fall and earlier seasons – leaving me with a clean slate for the awesome winter season.

    Bring it on, I say! Bring it on!

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