Why is the Natsume Yuujinchou Anime Still Endearing After Six Seasons?

Natsume Yuujinchou is one of those anime that I just love. Here I am revisiting the reasons I feel this anime is still going strong despite the episode count.

Discussing The Horror and Joy of Anime Sequels, Prequels and Spin-Offs

When it came to movies, I was always wary of sequels growing up. It was more or less universally accepted that the sequel would be weaker than the original with a few exceptions (which of course proved the rule). I was less aware of prequels until the Star Wars franchise essentially hacked the heart out of their own series by delivering 3 very underwhelming movies that pretty much told us nothing that we hadn’t already figured out from watching the original series. Since then we’ve had plenty of other examples in movies of prequels and sequels just not quite hitting the mark.

So how does this translate when discussing anime sequels?

Top 5 Moments I Realised Natsume Yuujinchou Is Actually Sometimes Scary

You might be wondering why this sweet slice of life anime, Natsume Yuujinchou is getting featured in a month where I’m looking at spooky and creepy titles. Well, Natsume has well and truly earned his place here and let’s be real: sometimes life is scary, particularly when you can see yokai.

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These are anime Karandi recommends. Whether they match your usual taste or are a little bit left field, all of these anime are just a bit special.

Natsume’s Book of Friends Manga Review Volume 16

Helping Our Friends We’re back with the next volume of Natsume’s Book of Friends and I absolutely loved this one. Okay, I love all of them, but this one seemed extra-special. Natsume always feels like he is taking without giving anything back, which isn’t true but it is how he feels, and he’s incredibly grateful … Continue reading Natsume’s Book of Friends Manga Review Volume 16

Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 15 Review

Striving Toward Impossible Goals With most of my reviews of the various volumes of Natsume’s Book of Friends I’ve tried to find a common theme that links the stories or ideas. Unfortunately I came up short in volume 15. Not because the volume isn’t great, but because each story has its own distinct tone. That … Continue reading Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 15 Review