Tagged with Summer 2011

Croisée in a Foreign Labyrinth vs. Gosick

Croisée in a Foreign Labyrinth vs. Gosick

Croisée in a Foreign Labyrinth VS. Gosick Watched via Hulu and Crunchyroll WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Croisée in a Foreign Labyrinth (crossroads of a foreign maze) explores the immersion of Japanese culture into Western countries, in particular France, in the late 1800s. As a lot of fans probably know by now, Japan was relatively cut off … Continue reading

From Up on Poppy Hill

From Up on Poppy Hill

FROM UP ON POPPY HILL Watched via fansubs/BD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: From Up on Poppy Hill takes a turn to the nostalgic by looking back fondly on the early years of the 1960s, prior to the 1964 Olympics. Umi, a young teenage girl and main protagonist of the film, works in a boarding house when … Continue reading

Bunny Drop

Bunny Drop

BUNNY DROP Watched via Crunchyroll/BD WHITNEY CRYSTAL PLOT: Daikichi unexpectedly ends up becoming a father, after taking in his newly-orphaned half-aunt, after his grandfather dies. Rin, who is only 6, is the illegitimate daughter of his late grandfather, and as such is alienated from the family, who wants nothing to do with the burden of … Continue reading