It’s been a while since I’ve written about a show I liked. I feel rejuvenated. Although ironically, I could totally use a good night’s sleep.
After debating on whether to pick up a show or not in the Winter season, I decided to go ahead and blog Yumekui Merry after seeing it build on a pretty solid first episode. It laid the groundwork with an interesting setting and done a surprisingly good job of creating depth and auras of mystery around most of the characters. Plus, I didn’t want Bakuman to be the last thing I wrote about before potentially disappearing in the spring.
I admit I don’t know much about Touhou or the Touhou look, but I’ve seen several comments comparing Merry’s look to the Touhou look… in which case I have to say I really dig the Touhou look.
After much consternation and soul searching about whether another preview post is even worth the effort, the season preview is back. I realized the season preview is not about the info itself, it’s not even about my opinions. For me, it’s about getting the chance to think about how to design the post – deciding what info to include, what to opine on, and then trying to figure out how to make it look better, easier to read and be more useful to people than the last version. Hopefully this latest version is a step forward from all the previous versions.
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