Bandwagon WHY Dot Jaypeg: AnoHana Reair


Never let it be said I don’t enjoy a good ONE OF US moment where I decide to also cast my line in on the internet reaction to the re-airing of AnoHana during this summer’s noitaminA block, in a bid to promote its new movie and BD box.

I added AnoHana late to my 2011 lineup that season, replacing Sket Dance, which I just plain got bored of, and mayhaps I was feeding on a little bit of the hype then when I gave it a mostly positive review, but after the goggles came off and I really inspected what it was, it wasn’t what it appeared to be. I wonder why?

Lost and Found

So the first of a few weeks of ending shows for the season, and three come to a close this week, AnoHana, X-Men, and A Channel. The chart is also out for this week as well, minus Denpa Otoko and Aria, As Denpa will air 11+12 this week and Aria was a no-show. Moving right…


Another week, not quite as good as the last, but a few changeups in episodes this week, as we draw closer to the end of the season. As usual, in order of this week’s rankings: Hanasaku Iroha 10 depicts life without Ohana somewhat, as she came down with a cold from all of the shenanigans…

Mad Science

Another interesting week in paradise, and another pretty good week for airing shows. Aside from the usual suspects this week, I also gave Seikon no Qwaser II (and it’s predecessor) a watch, and while the fanservice is quite legendary, I probably will not include it in weekly ratings being this late in the game, but…