Tag Archives: Natsume Yuujinchou

Arria Cross in 3 Anime Characters (Twitter Tag Challenge)

Hello, folks! Inspired by the lovely Katrina Sade (Grimm Girl) in her post “Three Anime Characters That Describe GrimmGirl”, I also decided to expand on my answer to Twitter’s tagging challenge: “Describe yourself in 3 fictional characters”.

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Mushishi: An Inspiration to Storytellers

Rating: 😀 😀 😀 😀 🙂 (4.5 / 5 grins)

Mushishi (蟲師) is a manga series created by Urushibara Yuki (漆原 友紀).  The anime adaptation is a big surprise to me.  It has been repeatedly recommended to me by many of my anime buddies, but I always gave them noncommittal replies.  Then I finally decided to watch it and I wanted to kick myself ever since for waiting this long.

mushishi

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A Beautiful Yet Tragic Tale of Love in “Hotarubi no Mori e”

Rating: 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 (perfect 5 grins)

I prefer watching episodic anime series rather than anime films, but I must admit that certain anime films have transient beauty that typical anime series can never acquire.  One of these gems is an anime film titled Hotarubi no Mori e (蛍火の杜へ) by Midorikawa Yuki (緑川ゆき).  You may be familiar with Midorikawa-sensei as the mangaka of Natsume Yuujinchou (夏目友人帳)another favourite series of mine.

hotarubi no mori e-poster

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