Monthly Archives: December 2011

Inside Anime: 2011 – A Look Back and a Look Ahead

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It’s that time of the year again.  It’s time to once again to pick and choose our favorites of the year.

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Explosive Case

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Explosions, car bombings, 9/11 references, falsifying deaths, and impersonations all in the span of just the last two episodes.  Un-Go kept me going until the final second, and I must say I very pleased with the ending of this show.

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Merry Christmas!

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Those of us here at Desu’s Maid Mansion wishing you a very Merry Desumas Christmas!

A Toradorable Bento

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This was my face when Toradora BD came out.

After a long wait, I finally got my hands on my Toradora BD set.  It was worth every minute and every cent.  I could rant all day about seeing my favorite romance anime in delicious high definition.  But the OVA is what I’m writing this post for, and a Toradorable OVA it is.

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The Case Book of the Defeated Detective

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One of this season’s gems, Un-Go is a fantastic mystery piece.  Set in a post-war world, two detectives both uncover the truth, but Shinjuro Yuki’s findings are often covered up by the chairman Rinroku Kaishou, and as a result gains the title “the Defeated Detective.”  Helping Yuki in his cases is a supernatural shapeshifting being named Inga, who forces people to answer any one question of her choosing in exchange for their soul.  In the latest chapters, the story takes a much welcomed twist.

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Playing Pick-up: Winter 2011

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With only a few weeks left of the fall season, I think it’s about time to break out the charts and start making plans for the winter shows.  It continues to be a running joke that I try to at least give every series a shot.  Desu watches everything after all.

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Welcome!

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Welcome to Desu’s Maid Mansion!  In addition to serving tea and cakes, and having a lovely maid staff, I shall be posting various anime-related news and series/episode summaries of the anime I watch.  I’m DesuFag, your host, and I hope you enjoy your stay in Desu’s Maid Mansion.  Some of you might know me from Komidol’s blog, where I used to be a guest author from time to time.  For those of you who don’t, this may serve to be a refresher. Read the rest of this entry