Note on The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan

I’m just cleaning out some more drafts. This time it’s a screenshot from The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan.

What caught my eye in episode 4 is this cute apron with an お握り [おにぎり, onigiri, rice ball] Yuki is wearing. I would say I want one just like it, but I already have an anime apron… (I’ll tell you about it soon.)

I’m not going to write out a review today, because I already reviewed the series in Backlog: Week 6.

I’m watching some new anime and finishing Dagashi Kashi, so look forward to that.

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御田 | Oden

If you’ve read my bento post, you know I have a bit of an interest in Japanese cuisine. Today I want to write a tiny bit about oden, an eintopf Japanese dish, which appears in anime quite often.

So, what is it? This is a difficult question to answer, because there are countless regional and household varieties. I’d settle for a dashi broth with kamaboko, boiled egg, konjac and white radish.

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Oden in Shirobako episode 24

(I would have loved for Sushi and Beyond to dedicate an episode to oden.) Continue reading

Backlog: Week 6

Here we are again. This week I had a hard time keeping up with my episodes. Especially on Monday and Tuesday. But I still managed to watch 21 episodes, including 17 shorts. Yeah, I’m mostly watching shorts, because I’m busy. That’s also why I finished three shorts series this week.

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