As 2009 is coming to an end, it is expected that a blog should post something for the special occasion (I didn’t do anything in 2007 and 2008. I can’t believe it.). Most of the anime blog will surely post about best/worst anime of the year, best OP/ED, best character or something of that sort. Well, I can’t do that since I’m the only author of this blog and there is no way I could have watched all the shows released this year. The best/worst list would not do justice for the anime I didn’t watch. This post is my solution.
[WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD.] Continue reading
Title: Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom
Genre: action, crime drama
Released date: April 2, 2009 – September 24, 2009
Director: Koichi Mashimo
Animated by: Bee Train
Comment: Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom is a good example of well pacing anime. It knows when to be patient and contemplative, when to quit lingering and jump forward and when to put in some surprising twist to play with the viewers. The show is extremely addictive yet painful because it keeps hurting me time and time again with tragic and depressing situations. Nevertheless, the anime leaves me longing for more and loving every moment of it. Continue reading