The End of Medaka Box (and some musings on the works of NisiOisiN)

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I’ll be honest in saying that I was a bit sad to see Medaka Box go. Sure, it kinda tired itself out with plots going off-tangent at times but it was also quirky enough to be a unique “taste” of manga that you won’t really see as much in other more popular (and more successful) titles. It’s not revolutionary, what NisiOisiN (of Bakemonogatari fame) did, but out of nowhere twists and parodies and awesome characters (and side characters to boot) were sure as hell fun to read about. I’m not a big manga reader myself though, and if it wasn’t for the recommendation of a friend I probably would never even try reading Medaka Box. Thankfully I did, and I got to see it off with, probably the most awkward ending to manga I’ve seen – and it couldn’t have fit any better.

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My Spring 2012 Lineup

I’ve now just realized that I didn’t make a lineup post for Winter, which, I kinda feel bad about, given how surprisingly good the season was. This Spring however, looks rather promising, if not more so than how Winter was promising.

This is just gonna be a quick rundown of the shows I’m planning to pick up, why I want to watch them, and my concerns about ’em. With that, let’s get this list going.

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