Animecast: Haibane Renmei


It’s always rewarding to finally take one of those lingering titles off of your pile-of-shame list. In this episode of the Animecast, the hosts dive into one of the deepest and highly regarded anime titles of the last 2 decades. Does it hold up? Does it match the hype? Listen to find out their take on it!

haibanerenmeifeatNote: Following the Spoiler-Free Review of Haibane Renmei, we dive into some spoiler discussion about the show. If you have not watched Haibane Renmei, avoid listening beyond the 22:44 mark.

We open this episode with the OP for Haibane Renmei called “Free Bird” by Kou Otani. Closing, we play the ED for Haibane Renmei called “Blue Flow” by Heart of Air. The closing of the spoiler segment is from the soundtrack for Haibane Renmei called “Refrain of Memory.”

We hope you all enjoy!

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Runtime: 50:44

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Co-Founder of and Co-Host of the OtakuSpirit Animecast. A huge fan of anime since the early 1990s, consuming over 1300 shows. Outside of Otaku Spirit, he has been a judge for the Anime Awards and aided in reviewing titles for some publishers. While he's late to the collecting scene, he's found a lot of joy in filling his DVD/Blu-ray collection as well as collecting figures. Sharing this joy, he posts unboxing and feature videos on anime goods to YouTube.