Full chronological index of RovingThoughts

This is a full index of all entries in RovingThoughts in chronological order, most recent to oldest; you can also get an alphabetical index.

2020-07-17: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Summer 2020 anime season
2020-06-06: Brief impressions of the Spring 2020 anime season so far
Looking back at the Winter 2020 anime season
Looking back at the Summer 2019 anime season
2020-04-26: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Spring 2020 anime season
2020-03-07: The flaw in In/Spectre's conversations
2020-02-23: Brief impressions of the Winter 2020 anime season so far
2020-01-22: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Winter 2020 anime season
2020-01-03: I ended up abandoning the Fall 2019 anime season
2019-10-28: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Fall 2019 anime season
2019-07-27: Brief impressions of the Summer 2019 anime season so far
2019-07-19: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Summer 2019 anime season
2019-07-01: Looking back on the Spring 2019 anime season
2019-05-30: Brief impressions of the Spring 2019 anime season so far
2019-05-22: Looking back on the Winter 2019 anime season
2019-04-26: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Spring 2019 anime season
2019-03-09: Looking back on the Fall 2018 anime season
2019-02-18: Brief impressions of the Winter 2019 anime season so far
Link: Color Spaces
2019-01-14: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Winter 2019 anime season
2019-01-13: I liked Overlord's first season but I'm not watching any more
2019-01-12: My tweets from watching Bloom Into You
2018-12-25: An appreciation for Laid-Back Camp and Shima Rin
2018-12-24: Rewatching Black Magic M-66
2018-12-23: My tweets in the aftermath of SSSS.Gridman's last episode
SSSS.Gridman's unusual soundscape
2018-12-22: Daiba Nana gets her day in Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight
2018-12-21: Some shows that didn't work out for me in 2018
2018-12-20: A moment where SSSS.Gridman exploits distorted camera perspective and superdeformation
2018-12-19: On watching a lot less anime this year
2018-12-18: In appreciation of Gun Gale Online's band of sisters
2018-12-17: Netflix versus the discourse (on Anitwitter and elsewhere)
2018-12-16: The moment when Laid-Back Camp's Nadeshiko won me over
2018-12-15: Devilman Crybaby
2018-12-14: Briefly checking in on the Fall 2018 anime season 'midway' through
Letting my memories be: on not rewatching Full Metal Panic!
2018-12-09: The best N anime that I saw in 2017
2018-11-11: Brief impressions of the Fall 2018 anime season so far
2018-10-15: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Fall 2018 anime season
2018-10-07: Looking back at the Summer 2018 anime season
The unusual theatricality of Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight
2018-09-01: Checking in on the Summer 2018 anime season 'midway' through
2018-08-04: Brief impressions of the Summer 2018 anime season so far
2018-07-25: Looking back at the Spring 2018 anime season
2018-07-22: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Summer 2018 season
2018-06-15: Checking in on the Spring 2018 anime season 'midway' through
2018-05-07: Brief impressions of the Spring 2018 anime season so far
Looking back at the Winter 2018 anime season
2018-04-19: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Spring 2018 season
2018-03-31: Some notes on watching Crunchyroll shows on Linux (March 2018 edition)
2018-03-22: Checking in on the Winter 2018 anime season 'midway' through
2018-02-14: Brief impressions of the Winter 2018 anime season so far
2018-01-20: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Winter 2018 season
2018-01-02: Looking back at the Fall 2017 anime season
2017-12-31: Some words on Flip Flappers ending and what I feel about it (and the show)
2017-12-25: Kemono Friends and the magic of anime
2017-12-24: The importance of Kanna in Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid
2017-12-23: Old anime looks different, but sadly I can't tell you exactly why
2017-12-22: Some words on Mimi in the last episode of Flip Flappers
Made in Abyss passes the threshold and enters the unknown
2017-12-21: Rearrangements from manga to anime and how they alter the feel of the show
2017-12-20: An appreciation for My Hero Academia's Bakugo (especially in S2)
2017-12-19: One pivotal moment where Kemono Friends shows its quiet excellence
2017-12-18: Some shows that didn't work out for me in 2017
2017-12-17: Story endings can be broad or narrow ones
Pacing in manga versus anime
Link: Kumi Kaoru's fascinating analysis of Miyazaki's Nausicaa manga
2017-12-16: It officially is 'sleigh beggy' in The Ancient Magus' Bride
2017-12-15: Kemono Friends shows that CG versus drawn animation is ultimately unimportant
2017-12-14: Knight's & Magic and the power of honesty
2017-12-03: Checking in on the Fall 2017 anime season 'midway' through
2017-11-21: Comedy and seriousness with the Kawamoto cats in March comes in like a Lion
2017-11-12: On Princess Principal's ending
2017-11-05: Brief impressions of the Fall 2017 anime season so far
2017-10-14: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Fall 2017 season
2017-10-11: Looking back at the Summer 2017 anime season
2017-09-16: Made in Abyss and characters going through brutal things
2017-09-04: Checking in on the Summer 2017 anime season 'midway' through
2017-08-02: Brief impressions of the Summer 2017 anime season so far
2017-07-22: Looking back at the Spring 2017 anime season
2017-07-17: Some different ways that story endings can be satisfying
2017-07-16: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Summer 2017 season
2017-07-14: One obvious thing characters in Re:Creators should be doing but aren't
2017-07-03: Concrete Revolutio: Raito Shiba as Jiro Hitoyoshi's tragic mirror
2017-07-01: The best N anime that I saw in 2016
2017-06-28: My view: Eccentric Family's second season is about growing up
2017-06-19: Checking in on the Spring 2017 anime season 'midway' through
2017-05-01: Looking back at the Winter 2017 anime season
2017-04-30: Brief impressions of the Spring 2017 anime season so far
2017-04-21: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Spring 2017 season
2017-04-06: Watching Kemono Friends benefits from knowing some general spoilers
2017-03-12: Checking in on the Winter 2017 anime season 'midway' through
2017-02-18: Where I think each Pure Illusion world comes from in Flip Flappers (part 2)
2017-02-12: Some trivia on the bikes and gear of Long Riders!
2017-01-30: Brief impressions of the Winter 2017 anime season so far
2017-01-21: Looking back at the Fall 2016 anime season
2017-01-15: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Winter 2017 season
2016-12-31: In praise of Yomigaeru Sora - Rescue Wings, an underappreciated gem
2016-12-29: I watched Long Riders! for the bicycling (and I enjoyed it)
2016-12-28: A bit on the story structure of Sound! Euphonium 2 episode 12
2016-12-25: Where I think Flip Flappers' episode 9 Pure Illusion world comes from
Flying Witch shows me the limits of analysis
2016-12-24: Thunderbolt Fantasy shows the power of fully embracing your genre
Why only a few people got character arcs in Thunderbolt Fantasy
2016-12-23: How Flip Flappers tells us a lot about Yayaka through visuals alone
One moment in Concrete Revolutio that symbolizes my issues with it
2016-12-22: The Ancient Magus' Bride is the one manga I'm definitely reading
2016-12-21: One nice thing Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! did
2016-12-20: Bubuki Buranki shows that CG anime has a bright future
2016-12-19: The spear-point in Thunderbolt Fantasy
2016-12-18: One little moment from Akagami no Shirayukihime's second season
2016-12-17: The tacit pressure of conformity, both to the community and myself
2016-12-16: Safety first, or the oddity of bike lights in recent anime
2016-12-15: How Flip Flappers is using a world-building technique from science fiction
2016-12-14: Anitwitter pushups [12 days of anime 2016, sort of]
2016-12-09: Checking in on the Fall 2016 anime season 'midway' through
2016-12-05: In Memoriam: Looking back at the Spring 2006 anime season (part 2)
In Memoriam: Looking back at the Spring 2006 anime season (part 1)
2016-12-02: How changing times can change our interpretation of what we see
2016-11-25: Where I think each Pure Illusion world comes from in Flip Flappers
2016-11-23: The Ancient Magus' Bride and a puzzle of the translation of a term
2016-11-20: Explaining my uncertainty about Darker Than Black - Gemini of the Meteor's ending
2016-11-02: Brief impressions of the Fall 2016 anime season so far
2016-10-16: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Fall 2016 season
Looking back at the Summer 2016 anime season
2016-09-08: My summer rain gear (for biking)
2016-08-28: Checking in on the Summer 2016 anime season 'midway' through
2016-08-14: A brief navigation-focused review of the Garmin Edge 820
2016-07-29: Brief 'early' impressions of the Summer 2016 anime season so far
2016-07-18: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Summer 2016 season
2016-07-15: Looking back at the Spring 2016 anime season
2016-07-14: An opinion on translating terms from Japanese to English
2016-07-04: A thought on Concrete Revolutio and its exploration of heroism (and My Hero Academia's too)
2016-06-09: Why dropping Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress makes me oddly happy
2016-06-04: Checking in on the Spring 2016 anime season 'midway' through
2016-04-27: Brief 'early' impressions of the Spring 2016 anime season so far
2016-04-10: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Spring 2016 season
2016-04-09: Looking back at the Winter 2016 anime season
2016-03-09: Two things on Psycho-Pass: The Movie
2016-03-05: Checking in on the Winter 2016 anime season part way through
2016-02-26: The best N anime that I saw in 2015
2016-02-01: My views on Madoka: Rebellion
2016-01-24: Brief early impressions of the Winter 2016 anime season so far
2016-01-16: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Winter 2016 season
2016-01-07: Myriad Colors Phantom World illustrates bad fight staging for us
2015-12-28: Looking back at the Fall 2015 anime season
2015-11-21: Checking in on the Fall 2015 anime season part way through
2015-11-15: Looming doom generally hurts my enjoyment of a show
2015-10-29: Archetypal tsunderes and the transience of (anime) fame
2015-10-28: Brief early impressions of the Fall 2015 anime season so far
2015-10-24: Looking back at the Summer 2015 anime season
2015-10-16: My (Twitter) reactions to the first episodes of the Fall 2015 season
2015-10-02: I watched Akagami no Shirayuki-hime and quite liked it
I've been doing a lot of my 'blogging' on Twitter
2015-09-18: Checking in on the Summer 2015 anime season most of the way through
2015-08-01: Brief 'early' impressions of the Summer 2015 anime season so far
2015-07-31: Re-rating Senki Zesshou Symphogear
2015-07-22: Looking back at the Spring 2015 anime season
2015-07-21: Sound! Euphonium and sports shows
2015-06-07: Checking in on the Spring 2015 anime season most of the way through
2015-05-03: Brief 'early' impressions of the Spring 2015 anime season so far
2015-04-13: Looking back at the Winter 2015 anime season
2015-03-11: Checking in on the Winter 2015 anime season 'midway' through
2015-02-04: Why I like the first season of Mushishi much more than the second
2015-01-30: Brief not really early impressions of the Winter 2015 anime season
2015-01-28: The best N anime that I saw in 2014
2015-01-14: Looking back at the Fall 2014 anime season
2014-12-28: Log Horizon's weakest part is Minori's plotline
2014-12-06: The impact of good directing illustrated
2014-12-03: An example of telephoto perspective in anime, courtesy of Shirobako
2014-12-02: Checking in on the Fall 2014 anime season sort of midway through
2014-10-26: Brief sort of early impressions of the Fall 2014 anime season
2014-10-14: The importance (or lack of it) of Gundams in my favorite Gundam works
Looking back at the Summer 2014 anime season
2014-09-20: Why I found Joshiraku an interesting series
2014-08-30: Checking in on the Summer 2014 anime season midway through
2014-08-06: What Space Dandy has just taught me about my tastes in anime
2014-07-23: Brief early impressions of the Summer 2014 anime season
2014-06-27: Looking back at the Spring 2014 anime season
2014-05-26: Checking in on the Spring 2014 anime season midway through
2014-04-22: Brief early impressions of the Spring 2014 anime season
2014-04-05: Looking back at the Winter 2014 anime season
2014-03-03: Why I don't rate the Rebuild of Evangelion movies all that highly
2014-02-22: Why I didn't continue my Project 365 this year
Checking in on the Winter 2014 anime season midway through
2014-02-07: My memorable anime from 2005
2014-01-25: Perfect Blue and the importance of genre
2014-01-17: My memorable anime from 2004
The problem with flashbacks
2014-01-15: Brief early impressions of the Winter 2014 anime season
2014-01-09: The best N anime that I saw in 2013
2014-01-08: More words on the ending of Shin Sekai Yori and the show overall
2014-01-06: What School Rumble taught me about my tastes in anime
2014-01-04: The necessity of queerrat biology in Shin Sekai Yori
The morality of the queerrat rebellion in Shin Sekai Yori
2014-01-02: My memorable anime from 2003
Looking back at the Fall 2013 anime season
2014-01-01: My views on Space Battleship Yamato 2199
2013-12-27: A (qualified) defense of Arpeggio of Blue Steel - Ars Nova
2013-12-23: Why I have a very bad view of Gilgamesh
2013-12-20: Who is to blame for a badly written show that's based on a light novel?
2013-12-19: My memorable anime from 2002
Some reactions to RahXephon
2013-12-18: My memorable anime from 2001
My views on character death in anime
2013-12-17: Memorable anime from 2000 (for me)
2013-12-15: An appreciation for Kyoukai no Kanata episode 10
2013-11-29: Checking in on the Fall 2013 anime season 'midway' through
2013-11-22: Why Yowamushi Pedal fails for me
2013-11-15: Some thoughts on the gamification in Gatchaman Crowds
2013-11-07: Link: Gatchaman Crowds essay by Joe McCulloch
2013-10-16: Brief early impressions of the Fall 2013 anime season
2013-10-15: Link: History Must Be Curved (Galileo and the heliocentric revolution)
2013-10-10: Some bits about the ending of Gatchaman Crowds, especially Berg-Katze
2013-09-30: Looking back at the Summer 2013 anime season
2013-09-11: Two things from Valvrave's first season
2013-09-09: My view of the future of western 'anime'
Anime and where it's made
2013-09-04: Two great quotes about the Fate-verse
2013-09-03: Checking in on the Summer 2013 anime season 'midway' through
2013-08-26: Two views of Gatchaman Crowds' Joe
2013-08-23: Bike helmets are a distraction
2013-08-22: Bike parts I've replaced (as of 2013)
2013-08-16: The Railgun and her friends in Railgun S
2013-07-29: Brief early impressions of the Summer 2013 anime season
2013-07-25: Looking back at the Spring 2013 anime season
2013-04-23: Brief impressions of the anime of the Spring 2013 season
2013-04-16: Darktable versus Rawtherapee
2013-04-15: Some words on Shin Sekai Yori's Squealer
2013-04-14: Looking back at the Winter 2013 anime season
Some words on Shin Sekai Yori
2013-04-10: Some rambling thoughts on Psycho-Pass and its ending
My view of Psycho-Pass's Sibyl System
2013-04-01: Link: A fascinating series of articles on Machiavelli
2013-03-27: A comment on Katanagatari's ending
2013-03-18: Why I have a camera slingbag but you probably shouldn't
2013-03-13: Checking in on the Winter 2013 anime season 'midway' through
2013-03-03: The best N anime that I saw in 2012
2013-03-01: A brief, opinionated summary of Linux RAW processing options
2013-02-10: Something I never made up my mind about with Initial D
2013-02-08: A memorable moment from Initial D
2013-01-28: Brief impressions of the anime of the Winter 2013 season
2013-01-08: My (heretical) view of A Letter to Momo
2013-01-03: Looking back at the Fall 2012 anime season
2013-01-01: How Girls und Panzer is a genuine sports anime while Saki is not
2012-12-07: An unconventional reading of a bit of Sakurasou episode 4
2012-12-03: The perspectives of the anicamera
2012-11-28: Checking in on the Fall 2012 season midway through
2012-11-26: My views on Eureka Seven AO's ending
2012-11-16: My favorite Miyazaki movies
2012-11-12: Looking back at the Summer 2012 anime season
My views on Sword Art Online
2012-11-04: Lens flare in anime
The unconstrained anicamera
2012-11-01: Some notes and views on Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita
2012-10-24: Brief early impressions of the anime of the Fall 2012 season
2012-10-10: Bokeh in anime: selective focus, blur, and the anicamera
2012-09-25: My view of the chronological order of Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita episodes
2012-09-21: A theory of decline
2012-08-24: Reassessing the Summer 2012 season midway through
2012-08-10: The problem with Dog Days' second season
2012-07-17: Looking back at the Spring 2012 anime season
2012-07-12: Brief early impressions of the anime of the Summer 2012 season
2012-07-10: My problem with Fate/Zero: the characters
2012-07-04: Looking back at the Winter 2012 anime season
2012-06-26: Waver's moral development over the course of Fate/Zero
2012-05-08: Is Ano Natsu de Matteru a romantic comedy or a lighthearted romance?
2012-05-05: Thinking about why Upotte! goes too far for me
2012-05-03: Why I'm still watching Aquarion EVOL
2012-04-25: Brief early impressions of the shows of the Spring 2012 season
2012-04-21: My Sai Mecha 2012 nominations, in which I commit all sorts of heresy
2012-04-09: A thought on what Moretsu Pirates is about
2012-04-08: A look back at Ano Natsu de Matteru
2012-04-07: Using automatic exposure locking
2012-03-16: Meditations on realism via the GTO anime and live action shows
2012-03-13: What we've become used to
2012-03-01: My bike gloves for cold rain (as of winter 2012)
2012-02-19: A theory about why piracy is still there in Moretsu Pirates (as of episode 7)
2012-02-17: Saying something brief about Black ★ Rock Shooter
2012-02-13: Trimming the fat, Winter 2012 edition
2012-02-04: Why the fleet battles in Last Exile - Fam have no drama for me
The problem of interpretation: what I indirectly learned from Alien Nine
2012-02-03: Noise in space: handwaving Moretsu Pirates some
More on why the Moretsu Pirates zero-G problems annoy me
2012-02-01: My issue with the zero-G sequences in Moretsu Pirates
2012-01-27: How long an exposure can my camera meter?
2012-01-24: Swallowing a whopper: Giant Robo and the Tragedy of Bashtarle
2012-01-20: The best N anime that I saw in 2011
In praise of UN-GO
2012-01-19: The importance of watching your exposure
2012-01-13: Brief impressions of the shows of the Winter 2012 season
2012-01-03: The one bad moment in Sora no Woto
2011-12-30: A note on Infinite Stratos's Laura (and Ichika)
Reconsidering Infinite Stratos
2011-12-28: Looking back at the Fall 2011 anime season
A little something about Ben-To
2011-12-09: I've given in to the Twitter bandwagon
2011-12-01: Being surprised by the programs of noitaminA
2011-11-19: Discovered about UN-GO's creative staff
2011-11-03: My (somewhat) early impressions of the Fall 2011 anime season
2011-11-01: Looking back on the Summer 2011 anime season
2011-10-31: Link: A demonstration of an issue with ETTR
2011-08-26: A review of the Filzer dZ4L bike computer
2011-08-06: A realization about Dantalian no Shoka
2011-07-30: A brief aside on Blood-C episode 3
On Gosick's ending
2011-07-18: My early impressions of the Summer 2011 anime season
2011-07-05: On Natsume's Book of Friends
The military in Infinite Stratos
2011-05-27: Some reactions to commentary on Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars
2011-05-26: On one of Shingu's mysteries
2011-05-25: Linux DVD players for anime
Reactions to Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars
2011-04-29: My early impressions of the Spring 2011 anime season
2011-04-15: My bike gloves as of spring 2011
2011-03-11: A reaction to Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica episode 10
2011-01-15: My brief snapshot of the Winter 2011 anime season first episodes
2011-01-13: The best N anime that I saw in 2010
2011-01-09: A bit on Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica's Homura
2011-01-08: My view of Shukufuku no Campanella's Ritos
2010-12-29: Looking back at the Fall 2010 anime season
2010-12-28: Some reactions to Seitokai Yakuindomo
2010-12-14: My reaction to The World God Only Knows
2010-11-11: Things I got wrong in Darker Than Black - Gemini of the Meteor
2010-10-15: A theory on why cool characters wind up being villains
On Otome Youkai Zakuro's foreshadowing
2010-10-11: My brief snapshot of the Fall 2010 anime season first episodes
Something that struck me about My Sister Cannot Be This Cute
A real commentary on Otome Youkai Zakuro
2010-10-10: One of my tastes in settings for anime shows
2010-10-08: Otome Youkai Zakuro episode 1: my reaction
2010-10-03: Why you might need to change the story when adapting it to anime
A thought (well, a speculation) on Oh! Edo Rocket's quality
An aside on the timing of my previous entry
My reaction to Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt #1
2010-07-02: My quick reaction to Ookami-san to Shichinin no Nakamatachi episode 1
2010-06-15: My current photo processing workflow (as of June 2010)
2010-02-21: In praise of Sora no Woto
gg's interview with Sam P, an anime translator
2009-12-31: About Darker Than Black - Gemini of the Meteor
The Nikon DSLR trick with Auto ISO and Manual mode
The novelty of frozen brakes
2009-11-23: Understanding Bakemonogatari
2009-11-16: Quick things about Kampfer 07
2009-10-28: The (lack of) fighting in Kampfer (as of episode 4)
2009-05-20: Mahjong in Saki
2009-05-01: One reason I like Nodame Cantabile's Chiaki
2009-04-25: The problem with taking pictures of people bicycling
My feelings on Sora wo Kakeru Shoujo episode 11
2009-04-17: Short reactions to spring 2009
2009-04-11: My view of RideBack
My overall view of Toradora! (and some thoughts)
2009-04-09: The case of the disposable first episode
2009-04-04: Narrative momentum: what I learned from Naruto and One Piece
2009-03-30: The endings of adoptions
A thought on the problem of endings
2009-03-28: A thought on Toradora's ending
2009-03-26: My view of Sora wo Kakeru Shoujo
2009-03-24: Where to find my Flickr photostream
How to help bicyclists #1: don't do us any special favours
2009-03-22: What Jigoku Shoujo taught me about my tastes in anime
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