Archived Series: 2014

Winter 2014

Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Ren

On Napping, Living Wholeheartedly, and the Secondary School Setting

Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha



On Lesser and Stray Gods

Space Dandy

“What’s continuity, baby?” Space Dandy and the Fish Story

Tonari no Seki-kun

Short Thoughts on Tonari no Seki-kun

Wake Up Girls!

Wake Up Girl! How I Watch Idol Shows

Wake Up, Girls! on Managing Idols

A Group of Their Own

Yoppi’s “Flu Game” and the Emotional Narrative of Wake Up, Girls!

Witch Craft Works

The Magic of Witch Craft Works

That Which Witches Protect

Disaster That Befalls a World

World Conquest Zvezda Plot

Owning Your Ground: Notes on World Conquest Zvezda Plot

Just who is that masked person anway? Exploring identity in World Conquest Zvezda Plot

World Conquest Zvezda Plot on Conquering the World

Spring 2014

Captain Earth

Visual Storytelling in Captain Earth

All the Earth’s a Stage, Captain

Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei

The Regulars at Anime High Schools: Musings on Student Council Presidency

Mekaku City Actors

Mekaku City Actors as a Kagerou Project Commercial

The Headphone Actress

One Week Friends

All the Small Things: Remembering Details and One Week Friends

Ping Pong: The Animation

The Stop After the Next

Smile, Sound, and Fury

There’s No Crying in Ping-Pong

Smile and the Butterfly Effect: Converging Narratives in Ping Pong

Peco, Kong, and Presence on the Court

Ping Pong: A Retrospective

Summer 2014

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun

The Mystery of Umetaro Nozaki

Sailor Moon Crystal

Moonlight Shines Upon Me: Sailor Moon Crystal

Terror in Resonance

Lisa Mishima and the Place That Was Promised

The Safety, and Terror, of Invisibility: Naming and Avatars in Terror in Resonance

Food, Friendship, and Five

A Pale Yellow Voice and a Blue Young Woman

Terror in Resonance and Playing by the Rules

Mary Had a Little Lamb, My Fair Lady

Autumn 2014

Amagi Brilliant Park

Amusement and Apathy in Amagi Brilliant Park

Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works

Mistress of the House, Rin Tohsaka

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