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12 Days, 12 Moments 2010: Nino’s Dress, Swaying in the Wind

Arakawa Under the Bridge, SHAFT’s quirky, surreal comedy series, is not a very serious show at the end of the day. Yet little moments such as the one here give the series a magical whiff of beauty and sentimentality.

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Living Life Under the Arakawa Bridge: Or, How Suneohair Lyrics Are The Interpretive Key To Everything

I’ve been trying to put my finger on why I find Arakawa Under the Bridge so appealing. It’s not just the quirky characters or the slapstick or the surrealism, or even that it’s a Shinbo show; it’s the alternative vision of life, work, and even community that the folks under the bridge seem to live out. And it’s all contained in the ending song.

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Mike’s Spring 2010 Roundup 1: Arakawa Under the Bridge, K-ON!!, Angel Beats, and Kaichou wa Maid-sama

Taking aim at this season's shows

It’s that time of the year again–time for Mike to bring out some quick first impressions about the new season. What in the world is he thinking?

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