Posts tagged: Barakamon

Animecast: Slice of Life

The hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast sit down to discuss, oddly enough, the most complicated genre to really nail down. The Slice of Life Genre seems to cover everything, but some argue doesn’t cover much. Listen and get the hosts’ take. Read more »

Animecast: The Record of Gandalf-sama


Tons of Funimation news and some issues with Aniplex Licenses fuel this discussional episode of the Animecast. Plus, a bit of a rant regarding Nintendo of America from one host. Join us for the fun, anger, and laughs! Read more »

Animecast: Top Anime of 2014


The votes are in and it’s time to announce the best anime of 2014! Join us as the two hosts list their favorite anime of each season, as well as their best overall shows, music, characters, and disappointments. Joining in the awards are picks from the OtakuSpirit community as well! Read more »

Animecast: Summer 2014 Review Part 3


The dreaded Nobunaga shows, Japanese X-Men, Witches, kickboxing caligraphers, and much more in this edition of the Animecast! We discuss some early favorites in the Fall 2014 line-up before jumping into 7 more reviews of the Summer 2014 line-up and then end with some great community discussion. Read more »

Episode 11 Impressions: Barakamon


In a huge twist of events, Handa has left the island.  Not only that, but he has apparently opted not to tell anyone, leaving the villagers quite perplexed.  After his work comes into question, can he really find the inspiration he once had while he’s in Tokyo? Read more »

Episode 9 Impressions: Barakamon


Handa’s deadline for the next exhibit is drawing near, and despite speaking highly of his current situation to his friends, he’s struggling to find that inspiration. Read more »

Episode 8 Impressions: Barakamon


The heart has definitely arrived in this recent installment of Barakamon.  While retaining its lighthearted feel with cute and often silly humor, it takes a quick turn to the more heartwarming offerings that sets itself aside from a typical comedy. Read more »

Animecast: Summer 2014 Mid-Season Review Part 2


The Summer 2014 Mid-Season reviews continue in yet another Otaku Spirit Animecast. In this round, we knock out 6 more shows from the season’s line-up as well as take on some great subjects sprung from our community. Read more »

Episode 6 Impressions: Barakamon


Unlike typical episodes of Barakamon, it seems this time around Handa is due for some rude awakenings. Comedy toning down a bit, while not necessarily being removed from the picture. Read more »

Episode 5 Impressions: Barakamon


It seems even with the Narukain exhibit only a month away, Handa is doomed to never find time to get in his work.  Be it konomon on the mind, teaching kids how to write calligraphy, or taking a pack of students to the beach.  Nothing seems to go right. Read more »