Kimi ni Todoke Finale, Letter Bee just won’t end.

Kimi ni Todoke ends the way everyone expects, without going as far as a first kiss. But can you imagine Sawako or Kazehaya brave enough for that step? The episode itself runs pretty much like the one before it. The two would-be lovebirds talking, doing the New Year things, cutting occasionally to Yano or Yoshida … Continue reading Kimi ni Todoke Finale, Letter Bee just won’t end.

Kimi ni Todoke 24, Yumeiro 22, Goodbye Vampire Bund

Kimi ni Todoke 24 was pretty much what I expected it to be, Sawako and Kazehaya walking around together and being nervous. But they throw in a couple nice bits. At first it's hard to read Kazehaya's reaction when he learns the others aren't showing up. At least for Sawako. He says nothing, just walks … Continue reading Kimi ni Todoke 24, Yumeiro 22, Goodbye Vampire Bund

Kimi ni Todoke22, Durarara 10, Ookami 10

Kimi ni Todoke 22 shows us Sawako's biggest weakness: the fear of hurting or disappointing people, even when she's perfectly justified in doing so. But it's a Christmas episode, so it's all happy in the end. Really, a Christmas-themed episode in March is just the wrong time. By now I'm thoroughly sick of anything having … Continue reading Kimi ni Todoke22, Durarara 10, Ookami 10

Kimi ni Todoke 21, Durarara 9, Letter Bee 20

Kimi ni Todoke 21 works a little differently than most episodes. Instead of splitting things up between one character and another, one situation or other, this one devotes all but a minute or two to Yoshida on one single evening. I was surprised that they compressed so much of her closure over Tooru into one … Continue reading Kimi ni Todoke 21, Durarara 9, Letter Bee 20