LMT’s Best of 2012

I think they got some things reversed here.

I think they got some things reversed here.

After yesterday’s rather absurd end-of-year ranking based solely on week-to-week viewing, I thought it may be best to provide a real ranking of the series that finished in the year 2012. Rather than just settle for just a simple top 10, I went over the top and just went for all 37 I completed this year. The first 27 of these will just be short descriptions of why I did, or did not like a particular series. After that, there’s a bit more detail. I hope you enjoy this, and feel free to let me know how wrong/right I was about the anime that aired in 2012 in the comments. Continue reading

12 Days of Something II: Unfortunate Cross-Promotion

Corporate synergy is at the heart of this romantic drama.

Corporate synergy is at the heart of this romantic drama.

Early in the year Ano Natsu de Matteru was generally getting good reviews from within the groups of people I follow on blogs and on Twitter. The thing that shouldn’t be forgotten from this whole experience is how closely tied in the plot was to a movie promotion.
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