“You have a brother (hyung), but you can’t call him your hyung?”
“Everyone’s scared to stand up on stage in front of an audience. You’re afraid that you might mistakes. That they’ll totally reject you. Even so, you grit your teeth and get up onstage anyway. Something compels us, moves us to play music. That’s how you create the most beautiful lie of all.”
“I don’t know which Karuta is most genuine. But don’t you think the Karuta world we love is greater towards the people who are in a team?”
(Arata to Shinobu)
“There is no bad person who likes Karuta.”
“I think it’s a story worth telling.” Continue reading “A writer is truly one with a backstage pass to someone else’s life”
After feeling a little bit guilty on my less than enthusiastic or in other words lazy description of L on my Five Flaming Hotties post, I felt compelled to make amends. My sort of apology to the genius detective was finally checking out this spinoff of the original Death Note.
L’s legacy lives on as another detective takes up his mantle and engaging in another cat and mouse chase with the death note holders — or so it would it seem in the cover and description. Continue reading “Death Note Lighting Up My Laptop Screen”
Well, this was another impulsive watch. I should probably make a category of that: ‘my impulsive watches’ but then that would not be impulsive anymore. Continue reading “Daytime Shooting Star (Hirunaka no Ryuusei)”
Kaori Fujimiya is always alone because all of her happy memories, including time spent with her friends, disappear every Monday. Deciding that he wants to be friends with her anyway, Yuuki Hase tries to get close to Kaori each week, wishing that she would one day call him “a friend.” It is based on a manga of the same name by Hazuki Maccha.
Genre(s): Comedy, Drama, School Life, Shounen, Slice of Life Continue reading “One Week Friends (Ishuukan Friends)”
So, Let’s talk about Netflix’s Death Note.
For anime fans and manga readers (like me), you’re probably familiar already with how the story goes. But for those who haven’t read or watched the manga or anime, well maybe you will get an idea of the plot if you had the chance to catch Netflix’s version of it. Continue reading “Death Note (2017)”