Again!! & the loser main character: Just because he is a loser doesn’t mean he must be a wimp

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I kind of wanted to make this port about the importance of character development and how it works, but screw that, after all I just wanted an excuse to write about good characters individually, and why and how they work (individually).

After pretending to writing about the lady boos (or Dragon lady) I had a death wish to write about the other roles a character could have, the famous loser male lead is one of them, mainly because I happen to see one of them being well written with good execution, plus I want everybody to read this manga because so far has been so good.

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Paradise Kiss 1 Atelier

Last time I watched Paradise Kiss was like four yeas ago. Quite a long time, I had even forgotten how peculiar the animation was but it was a rather enjoyable experience, yet on those times I was very deep into shoujo/romance and the way romance was handled in josei, or any other thing that wasn’t shoujo didn’t quite fit into my taste. But time goes by, people grow up and I think I’ve reached a certain level of maturity to enjoy series that need such maturity to be fully appreciated. Paradise Kiss is one of them. Continue reading

12 Christmas moments of anime #5 One outs: the mastermind behind all baseball

I am late, but that doesn’t matter since we are still on 2010 and I hope to finish this before the year ends. I like to finish the things that I start (meaning that I LIKE to finish them, it doesn’t necessary imply that I actually finish them)

But I have absolutely no idea of what to write. I know what to do for my #1 and #2 but there are still 4 posts in the middle….. Ok I got flash of inspiration (a flash named manga updates)  so I better  finish this post before the inspiration disappears.

There is this anime, sometimes forgotten but I still love it to bits, (and yes I watched it this year. Continue reading