Diamonds and coal – Winter 2021 – Week 8

Some shows bring joy to my heart this week… and others bring out my grumpy old man. And a bit of a side trip into canned coffees. All that after the jump!

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Winter 2021 – Week 7

A day late and little less complete than I hoped because my wife and I spent good part of yesterday dealing with the aftermath of an overflowing washing machine… But I decided with all these shows, I didn’t really want to delay it an entire week.

Plus, if I waited an entire week I wouldn’t be able to talk about the premiere of Kiyo in Kyoto: From the Maiko House!

Hit the jump, and let’s dive in!

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Mid season gut check! -Winter 2021 – Week 6

I forgot to make notes this week – so it’s all a wing and a prayer from memory. Which is probably a good thing given that it’s mid-season gut check week… When I take a good close look to make sure I want to keep spending time with a given series.

So, let’s hit the jump and take a look!

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Now I’m hungry! – Winter 2021 – Week 5

Crazy busy week this week… Lots of good episodes, and yours truly is also knee deep in stuff for the photo club. (A committee to overhaul our web/’net presence.) But still, I have Stuff To Say and that’s what you came for – right?
So, hit the jump and let’s dive right in shall we?

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My anime viewing history, 2021 edition

I posted versions of this graph back in 2017 and 2018… Seems I haven’t updated it since then… So I thought it might be fun to do so.

The graph shows the number of shows by season, by year, and the average by season (dashed line).  You might have to click and see it full size to read some of it.

Some wandering thoughts…

  • I expected the drop-off in 2019, given how that year went in my personal life… But I wouldn’t have expected it to be so consistent across quarters.
  • I would have expected 2020 to go up given the additional amount of time on my hands during the plague year… But instead it continued down.

Of course, this graph only shows new (current season) anime.  I have no real way of capturing the number of rewatches.  And I know there’s been a ton of them over the last two years…

If you keep track, what do your numbers look like? How did your viewing habits change in 2020?

Everything changes… – Winter 2021 Week 4

Last of the third episodes this week…. And on their third or fourth episodes, many shows either upset applecarts or double down on their narrative. (And yes, a couple of shows earn a third episode drop.)

Hit the jump, and let’s see what happened this week!

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Third episode rule – Winter 2021 – Week 3

A raft load of third episodes this week… And some truly impressive episodes. I think this season is (mostly) shaping up just fine so far. Hit the jump, and let’s run ’em down.

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Pizza! Winter 2021 – Week 2

In this episode your humble scribe briefly discusses his second favorite food and this week’s episodes of way-too-many anime. Also, a drop, a new show, and the first shows to cross the three episode threshold. Grab a slice of pizza, hit the jump, and let’s dive in!

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Nyanpasu! Titan returns, the last of the premieres. Winter 2021 – Week 1

Finally done with most all the premiers, time to run ’em down – and an astounding episode of Attack on Titan. Hit the jump, and let’s get going!

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Winter 2021 – First Impressions – Part 2

Just a few quick impressions of the shows I’ve seen so far… And I swear it’s completely happenstance that Part 2 is basically sequels…

It’s not many shows, but they’re all good, so hit the jump and let’s chat!

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