Backlog: Week 8

Eight weeks, that’s almost two months. I’m only keeping up with two airing series, so I’m working on my backlog pretty intensely. Why is it not getting smaller then? This week I watched 22 episodes, including 12 shorts. Continue reading

First Impressions: Sakamichi no Apollon

While the first episode aired over a month ago, I have only now made time to watch Sakamichi no Apollon, also know as Kids on the Slope to non-Japanese viewers. Before watching it I read the description – the main character transfers to a new school, becomes friends with a jazz-loving classmate and music ensues. I’m not much of an audiophile, but if Kanno Youko is in charge of it, I’m sure it will be worth it. Continue reading