Category Archives: anime

Ponyo, Bare På Norsk?!

Just returned from my li’l vacation to Germany, I look to see if the film District 9 has premiered in Norway yet. It hasn’t, but I see that the newest Studio Ghibli anime film, Ponyo On The Cliff By The … Continue reading

Posted in anime, film | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Fidelity Wars #43: Ginga Densetsu Weed – “Opening Theme (E.G. Version)”

One of my favourite anime series ever is Ginga Nagareboshi Gin, or as it was called here in Norway: Silver Fang. I remember renting the four Norwegian-dubbed VHS volumes several times when I was a kid, and it left quite … Continue reading

Posted in anime, fidelity wars | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Gakuen Utopia Manbia Straight!

Gakuen Utopia Manabi Straight! is a slice-of-life school girl comedy series set in the not-too-distant future of year 2035. Energetic new student Manami Amamiya, aka. Manabi, transfers to the stagnating Seioh High School, an all-girl school, bringing with her the … Continue reading

Posted in anime | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Fidelity Wars #37: Nurse Witch Komugi – “Anata Ga Dai Kirai”

I finished watching the five-episode anime series Nurse Witch Komugi a few days ago. It uses characters from the anime sci-fi action horor series The Soul Taker – which I haven’t seen – and recasts them in this magical girl … Continue reading

Posted in anime, fidelity wars | Tagged , | 2 Comments

More Fullmetal Alchemist

I just learned that they’re making a second season of Fullmetal Alchemist, one of my favourite anime series, which will debut in April in Japan. Am I thrilled about this? Not exactly, but I’m hoping for the best. I really … Continue reading

Posted in anime | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Fidelity Wars #20: Kashimashi – “Tanoshii Mainichi”

Recently finished watching the school life romance anime series Kashimashi: Girl Meets Girl. The story is basically a love triangle involving three high school girls. Are they lesbians? That’s up for debate; the love interest in the series starts out … Continue reading

Posted in anime, fidelity wars | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Islands Return To Oslo

I saw the band Islands live on Thursday at John Dee in Oslo. As most indie peeps should know, Islands formed as a response to the split-up of The Unicorns and contained two members from that trio – but Islands … Continue reading

Posted in anime, live, music | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Fidelity Wars #13: Spice & Wolf – “Tsukiyo No Tategami”

2009 is nigh, so various blogs and music sites have been making their respective best of the year picks and lists. Not wanting to stand out from the indie hipster crowd, I figured I’d feature a track from what I … Continue reading

Posted in anime, fidelity wars | Tagged , | Leave a comment

“… More Like Wolf’s Pain!”

I haven’t been watching much anime the past few months. One of the reasons for this is that I committed myself to finishing with Wolf’s Rain before moving onto anything else, and watching this anime series started becoming more and … Continue reading

Posted in anime | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Oslo International Film Festival: The Sword Of The Stranger & Wild Combination

The apparently annual ten-day Oslo International Film Festival started last week, in which they basically import and show a lot of different films from different countries at a couple of cinemas in Oslo. Often independent, non-mainstream films you wouldn’t otherwise … Continue reading

Posted in anime, film, music | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment