Boxing Day – The Regift

I probably rewatched this episode a bunch of times when I first went through this series as well.

The final post in the Secret Santa series sees me take on Ah! My Goddess for a second time. The day after receiving gifts around this time of year has become a much different animal over the years. The rise of gift cards have meant a rush to stores to spend the contents of said cards. Some gifts get returned, of course, but when you don’t get a receipt and you really don’t want something there is always the option of the regift.

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40 Seasons in 40 Days: Spring 2006

Behind this facade hides a vicious personality...just kidding.

The spring of 2006 is one of my favorite seasons of the decade, or at the very least one of the most interesting. For the two years prior, the number of new series had been climbing slowly, until this one, which was the real start of an explosion in production numbers. There’s quite a few popular shows from this season, and I probably didn’t hit them all to be honest.

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40 Seasons in 40 Days: Fall 2000

I knew Love Hina could have used more blood and death.

That part I said yesterday about that being the only season where there were no TV series. Turns out I was just a bit off and that I had a whole six month block in this decade where I did not have a TV series covered. Just 2 items today to wrap up the year 2000, though that number is probably pushing it a little.

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40 Seasons in 40 Days: Winter 2005

A fun scene in a fun episode of Iriya.

The winter of 2005 still remains hard for me to quantify. Perhaps it is more of a nothing season than a transition point. There were not a whole lot of original shows here, with remakes, spinoffs and sequels making up about half of what I watched. There was also plenty of depression involved in this too, but I doubt that was intended as well.

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40 Seasons in 40 Days: Spring 2005

As far as shows within shows, it is hard to top Binkan Salaryman for absurdity

The 7th part of this series contains some quirky series that I happen to like, since I think I’ve probably been a little to vaguely critical to this point. However, I didn’t actually finish all that much. So what follows is some comedy, some harem, comedy harem and a one-shot OVA with an unpopular theme.

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