Sketchbook seems to be quite a cute show so far. This show feels alot like Hidamari Sketch, but that’s not a bad thing. It’s a nice, calmly paced slice-of-life anime just the way I like it. The animation doesn’t seem too bad either, actually… I love it. A person like me would absolutely love this anime: a slow, warmhearted show with pretty decent animation to pass the time away. Others, however, would probably fall asleep if they set their expectations a little too high.
Although there were really no special things that I’d comment on in the first episode, except for…
Continue reading Sketchbook ~full color’S~ 01
Whenever we find ourselves finishing an episode of CLANNAD, we find ourselves treated to a really cute ending song – だんご大家族 (Dango Daikazoku). For me, I’m always treated to some tears for some reason after listening to it.
I find it kind of strange actually. Despite it being a very happy and calm song, it just seems to have a sad feeling to it in order for me to get a little teary-eyed. I know it’s NOT supposed to be a sad song, but I just can’t help myself (;_;).
Then I realized, it’s not the song – it’s the series. The only reason it gave off that sad feeling is because it’s a happy ending song for a potentially sad series, with all that drama the main character, Tomoya, is facing (with his mother dying and his alcoholic dad and all). Either that or I’m just a big softy deep inside…
Nice job, Kyoto Animation and Key Visual Arts. You created yet another series that touched my heart emotionally… and this is just the ending song!
Continue reading A Big Dango Family