Archive for the ‘Impressions’ Category

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Gundam 00 first season impressions

Gundam 00 is the first Gundam series I’ve watched seriously since Gundam Seed Destiny ended. I loved the first two-thirds of of Seed Destiny, btw. How did it fall apart so horribly? But that’s a story for another day. After Destiny ended, I watched the movies of the original Gundam 0079. Interesting stuff, especially for […]

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Dropped Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji, Centaur no Nayami, Isekai Shokudou, Keppeki Danshi! Aoyama-kun, New Game!

I’ve been watching some fun and interesting stuff lately, but for every good show I watch there’s at least one that I dropped because it couldn’t hold my interest past the first episode. The latest victims are: Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji – Another recommendation I got when I asked for decent, recent, complete series. […]

Quick thoughts on the two Touken Ranbu animes

Touken Ranbu is a popular Japanese smartphone game about swords that come to life in the form of handsome young men who then protect the world as we know it from the evil Time Retrograde Army. That’s the premise, anyway, but the whole game is just a gender-flipped version of the usual “collect pretty girls” […]

Watching clips of Beautiful Cooking (美女廚房) online

I’ve hit the stage in my Cantonese studies where I think I’ve gone as far as textbooks and manufactured dialogues can take me. It’s time to start piling on the real media for real Hong Kong people, and what better place to start than reality TV? Unfortunately both the streams for Guangdong TV and ATV […]

How fluent will you be after levels 1-10 of Talk to Me in Korean?

Talk to Me in Korean (a.k.a. TTMIK) is a website that teaches Korean to absolute beginners. It starts with stuff like “this” and “that” and “hello” and “goodbye,” the very basics of the basics. I’m not fluent in Cantonese yet, but I’m comfortable enough that I’m ready to start branching out into other languages. Besides, I’ve […]

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