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First Look Fair—Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad

It’s perhaps a measure of how caught up in the Now that I’ve gotten as a blogger when I say that Beck (2004-2005) is the oldest anime I’ve watched in a while. It’s also one of the most fascinating and frustrating too, at least so far; it’s one of those shows that is at once low-key and ambitious, quietly doing something different than everyone else without drawing attention to itself.

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Fairy’s tail; ya fairy; chasing that fairy’s tail

From ANN

Fairy TailAnime’s Voice Cast Listed in Shonen Magazine

…Lucy: Aya Hirano
Happy: Rie Kugimiya

Ray’s Take:  Tails and Aya-chan? I’m so there! But a fairy’s tail…Har har har. I suspect the author knew how to write English titles just fine, but this name is just so Engrish sounding and it’s a sort of pun. OK, junvenile joke is over, moving on…

(No, OF COURSE I didn’t read the manga, duh. It ain’t my style)