Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Love it!

A funky Utada with clever lyrics. Makes you move. Favorite tracks so far: "Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence - FYI," "Apple and Cinnamon," "Taking My Money Back," "This One (Crying Like A Child)," "Automatic Part II," and "Dirty Desire." "Poppin'" makes me laugh. Intoxicated, emancipated, unapologetic... so says Utada in "On and On" and so sums up the album.

Monday, March 23, 2009

"This Is The One" Is Here!!!

Finally, Utada's "This Is The One" is available for digital download! I already bought my copy! I'm going to listen to it now.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Yay! K-Dramas on Crunchyroll

Dramas are coming back to crunchyroll. "Coffee Prince" is even included in the drama lineup at crunchyroll. Quality of the video is great too. Look forward to even more dramas becoming available soon.

"The Sky Crawlers" (2008)

This feature film is another depressing, yet beautiful anime. Pilots dogfight in a neverending war for reasons which become clear later in the film. Actually, a lot of things become clear way late in the film and you have to stick it out to finally understand what is going on. Who is the main pilot Kannami and what is his relationship to his commander Kusanagi? What are "kildren?" Upon second viewing, the answers become clearer, but I still have questions like who is the "Teacher?" Stay through the closing credits to get the full effect and a dash of hope.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

"Toradora!" anime

I have enjoyed this anime so much and it's about to end:( I just watched the fansub of episode 23 and it's the best one so far. Spunky girl character Kushieda has spilled the beans about the big secret everyone has been keeping...finally! Check out http://www.animefuel.com/category/t/toradora/

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Stream "Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence - FYI"

More Utada! This excellent full length track is available at this page http://www.ilike.com/artist/Utada. Can't wait for her new album coming out digitally on March 24.

Saturday, March 7, 2009

"Twilight" audiobook

Bought the audiobook for "Twilight." Yes, I am actually too lazy to read the book. So far, it's pretty good. Maybe I should have tried reading a little farther. The narrator takes a little getting used to, but I'm all in now.