La Storia Della Arcana Famiglia – First Impressions


 

La Storia Della Arcana Famiglia is this seasons reverse harem anime, following the exploits of Felicità and the handsome men that surround her. The story is set on the island of Regalo in the Meditteranea Sea, and as you would expect all the major characters have Italian names. What is so fascinating about the setting is the time period, with the clothes and vehicles used appearing to be from the late 19th century. It is a time period that fascinates the Japanese, with numerous films (specifically by Miyazaki), along with several anime set during this period at the height of the British Empire. The clothes and general style of the series gives you the impression that despite the fantasy elements it is more of a historical anime than anything else. Read more of this post

The Less than Definitive Illogical Summer 2012 Season Preview


The summer season has traditionally been one that many pass over, with numerous people dismissing it as full of terrible series, Interestingly enough it has also been the season that I tend to enjoy the most. While it may not have those big series that get a lot of attention and hype, it has always been a season where I find I can sit back and relax while watching numerous entertaining and enjoyable anime series. This summer season has numerous Light Novel, Visual Novel and PC game adaptations, all of which get mixed reactions ranging from massive overhype to those who dismiss them as fluff and pointless. Now, over the last few years I have grown to quite enjoy Light Novel and Visual Novel adaptations, finding them interesting to watch. Read more of this post