I: Insufficient Depression The problem with Hideaki Anno these days is that he seems too happy. At least that’s the impression one gets from reading…
A personal reflection by gendomike on how artists–or people, in general–recover, through the lens of Barakamon.
Another reminisce of gendomike’s teenage years: those foolish, imagination-soaked days of late middle school and high school, when a king named Sareth Darva Arakin Tanera ruled Andor and started showing up online. Oh, and some parallels to the recent anime Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai.
A musical memoir about how Mike, a classically trained pianist, learned to swing in his high school years, with reference to the new anime Kids on the Slope. Includes a terribad piano solo recording of “Moanin'” from 1998!