Instead of having brunch with friends (and being in the way and doing
the wrong thing), I stayed home and did laundry and went
Bunny Drop (Yumi Unita) volume 8 makes me think, "How does
that mechanism work in humans? Does it even actually work, or do people
just pretend it does?"
Conservations of Shadows (Yoon Ha Lee) is a collection of
strange and imaginative short stories that remind me a bit of Hitherby's work. Most of them are
fantasy; several of them are space-going fantasy, which is something we
don't see much of. I don't necessarily understand them, especially the
quantum warfare one, but what I understand is awesome, if sometimes
Constellation Games (Leonard Richardson) is a story of
first contact, post-scarcity non-hierarchical society, and reviews of alien
videogames. The videogames are in fact pretty alien, which is good because
translation makes the aliens seem fairly human (but not as stupid or
crazy as actual humans).
- Hanasaku Iroha 25-26: It is entirely appropriate that
the end is optimistic but has a lot of hard work ahead of the
characters, since this show is all about the value of hard work (and
festing it up).
- Cross Game 13: It's not sports anime without secret
- Persona4 10-11: I think we've now been introduced to
everyone in the opening credits, although Boy Detective still has to
get his Persona. Then, the real doom can start!
- Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood 1-2: All the
backstory that the original series made us wait dozens of episodes for
is there in the first two episodes.
I think I oppressed Aspen too much, because she now hops out of the
Basket of Warmth and hides when I get too close. Or maybe it's just that
the basket isn't as appealing during the summer.