Today I'm looking at the 5 sports anime that while watching I at least entertained the idea of maybe playing the sport on offer. Usually common sense prevailed and I didn't actually go forth and sport however given my recent joining of a volleyball comp I have to question how much anime influences my life choices.
More of the same but just a little different. Well the boys are back in another episode of Tsurune. This one took me by surprise when it appeared out of the blue on the Crunchyroll line up, though I guess if I paid more attention to release announcements I'd have known it was coming. Still, … Continue reading Tsurune Episode 14
A calm and quiet story with unexpected emotional depth and a solid foundation. This is a more contemplative take on a sports anime and the end result is visually impressive and emotionally fulfilling.
Tsurune Episode 13 Review: The tournament comes to an end and we see the journey each character has taken. A beautiful culmination of everything that has come before.
With Masaki missing due to the accident, the team need to figure out how to get through the round and into the finals on their own. After a rough start can they pull it together?
Tsurune continues to do a beautiful job of exploring its characters and how small interactions with one another can change a person. There's also some archery. Another beautiful episode from Kyoto Animation.
Tsurune Episode 10: With Seiya out the rest of the team realise just how much they need him and all of the characters do a lot of self-reflection during this episode. A great emotional moment for the series, this anime continues to show it knows how to do drama well.
Tsurune Episode 9: Seiya is still dealing with Shu's words from last week but after contemplation and a bit of moping his archery form is shot. He's struggling with a lot however in the end it seems it is the very understandable emotion of jealousy that seems to be taking hold.
Tsurune Episode 8 Review: Onogi is still fired up and wanting to win. Minato is worried about firing in competition again and facing Shu. The others all have stresses of their own. Can this team come together under these conditions?
Autumn 2018 - Week 9: What did week 9 bring us? Well, plenty of great moments as the Autumn anime start heading into either their final turn of the season or gear up for their mid-season if they are running two cour. That said, it is also time to start thinking about which of these anime is the best of the season.