Feb 262013
 

Hello, Kaushik here back for another look at anime. This time I’ll be covering a currently-airing show, Minami-ke Tadaima. In true Minami-ke style, it has been handed off to another studio to produce, making this the 3rd studio in 4 seasons to handle this show. Minami-ke Tadaima started airing January 6, 2013, and is projected to be about 13 episodes, like all of the other seasons. As I mentioned in my Minami-ke review, the art style and subsequent quality of this series has been quite variable over the seasons, but so far Tadaima has been quite good!

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Feb 262013
 

It’s hard to be a bigger hit than Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is right now, who became an Internet sensation when her video for PonPonPon went viral. The innocent-looking, quirky young woman with the crazy yet creative videos has been compared to Lady Gaga, Madonna, and any other bizarrely innovative artist of this decade. With radical music videos, a unique voice, and an ability to blend the bizarre with the bizarrely beautiful, Kyary earned her spot amongst the top idols of 2013.

But with a less hyperactive, over the top single as this, does Kyary retain her charms or does it feel like she’s playing it too safe?

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