Well, since you asked (heh)…
I’ve been crying beautiful tears of appreciation weekly during Gintama‘s “Shogun Assassination” and now “Farewell Shinsengumi” arcs. I know I talk about this show ALL THE TIME but I’m at the point where words really can’t express how much I love it.
I was really frustrated at the ending of The Gokusen because I felt like it was “just getting good.” So I read the manga and ended up totally loving it. My brother originally recommended the anime because it’s “GTO but with a girl and she’s yakuza. It’s perfect for you.”
Speaking of Great Teacher Onizuka, the latest chapters of Paradise Lost have been great. (Available on crunchyroll manga.)
For reasons I can’t quite understand I ended up getting really into Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin…so then I had to watch the original Gundam series…and so then maybe I became obsessed with Char and so my brother told me he was in Zeta Gundam…but what brother didn’t tell me is in Zeta, Char wears a sleeveless uniform that shows off his arms and I could hardly contain myself.
I might have actually burst blood vessels in my eye from playing too much Fire Emblem Fates…
A friend sent me a pic of Kizuna from her used book store. I looked it up and after seeing something about high school friends, kendo, yakuza, half siblings, and lots of manly affection I had to try it. In the next-to-last book I finally realized that my fondness for Enjouji probably stemmed from his occasional similarity to Roy Mustang. Now that I type that, I worry people will think I’m crazy but I swear there are panels where they look very similar. Maybe it’s the smug smirk.
After seeing that First Love Monster is getting an anime I thought I should try the manga. It sounded so..stupid. And it kind of is, but in a really fun way.
On a sad note, my friend Wickie, best known as the villain in the LubbyCats webcomic, has passed on.
So I think that pretty much sums it up. What have you been up to?