Category Archives: K-On!

K-On! (Movie) Review – The Denouement of Two Seasons

On  a quiet afternoon a fortnight or two ago, I watched the once much anticipated K-On! movie; once anticipated, because it has been over a year—ages for fans with fickle memories—since I last saw its parent series. Still, the watch … Continue reading

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Lovely Himeko from K-On! – Pygmalion of Minor Characters

Some time ago, I tweeted about a lovely yuri K-ON! doujinshi featuring a very unlikely pair, Tachibana Himeko and Hirasawa Yui. [1] Just read a super rare and cute K-On! yuri doujin featuring Yui x Himeko. Adorable!! http://twitpic.com/3ii3yd — Yi … Continue reading

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K-On!! – Best for Last

To call K-On!! the best anime of the year is a bold claim, but a claim I firmly stand by. Indeed, considering the anime’s influence and ubiquity, I think it is fair to say that 2010 belonged to K-On! Of … Continue reading

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The Power of Context – Brief Discourse on K-On! and Black Rock Shooter

The power of context in creating epidemics has often been the focus of social dynamic studies. This is hardly a new concept. Comedies are almost always funnier with friends; thrillers more enjoyable in groups. Similarly, the contexts in which we … Continue reading

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K-On!! Going Retro – Fashion in Listen!! and No, Thank You!

Some time ago, I wrote a post about the fashion sense in K-On!! In that post, I lamented a lack of different pretty clothes in the second season. With successive episodes of K-On!!, I have since changed my opinion. K-On!! … Continue reading

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