Channel Surfing: Carole & Tuesday

The latest Channel Surfing post is about a TV anime series that premiered on Netflix a while back called Carole & Tuesday. Directed by Shinichiro Watanabe of Cowboy Bebop anime fame, this anime is nothing like Cowboy Bebop at all but will have a familiar theme or two throughout the series–including one that is rarely incorporated into an anime that helped its success.

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Channel Surfing: 2021 Fall Anime Lineup

It’s been a while since we’ve looked at the seasonal anime offerings. The mood lately is to just watch everything that’s out there, whether it’s from last season to several years ago. But now that craziness of Summer is behind us, let’s chill and check out several of the anticipated TV anime shows from the the 2021 Fall Anime Lineup!

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5 Reasons Why Gundam is Serious Business

In the past, I’ve been very vocal about my appreciation of the Gundam franchise. I was even invited to run a panel for our anime club back in 2009, inspiring a conversion into a three-part blog series on the how and why of Gundam; with recommendations of which Gundam TV anime to divulge into first, in a sea of multiple universes.

In an attempt to rekindle the passion of blogging again, I have remastered all the parts of the Gundam Crash Course series, originally targeted for the 40th anniversary of the franchise. However, for those who are short on time to read all three parts, I present an interesting topic of “5 Reasons Gundam is Serious Business”.

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Channel Surfing: Valkyria Chronicles (TV Anime)

The following post was originally written in April 2009 as a First Impression post. However, it has been republished as a Channel Surfing post that fits into the brand of the blog series. Enjoy!

I recently finished watching the first episode of another series that is on the Spring 2009 Anime Lineup. This anime is based on a video game of the same name from good old Sega for the Playstation 3, Valkyria Chronicles. Just like Fullmetal Alchemist, this series takes place at the turn of the century. And just like FMA, there’s a war involved–without the Alchemy. Here, it’s just old fashioned strategic fighting.

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Channel Surfing: Classroom of the Elite

I recently finished watching an anime series called Classroom of the Elite. It was an anime series recommended last year on Twitter through the Free Anime Alliance. When I saw the visual art for this show, I thought it was going to be something like Danganronpa or Assassination Classroom. But upon finally watching it, I wasn’t expecting what I thought it was.

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