Moment That Shocked Me The Most

Hi, hi! Welcome to day 24 of the Anime Challenge! Today’s topic is: Moment that shocked me the most!

I would say with nearly every book I’ve read or every show or movie that I’ve seen, there has been enough foreshadowing for me to take good guesses at what will happen.

However, not with Shuffle! That anime threw me for such a loop.

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Shuffle! is a harem anime so of course I had my one best girl I was rooting for the whole time *cough*Nerine*cough* but the other girls had great qualities too. I’m not sure I could pick a second favorite character in all honesty.

Shuffle! seemed like a nice, simple, ecchi, harem anime. The girls were constantly competing for Rin’s attention. It had typical harem episodes like girls making him food. Because of this, everything was what I expected it to be just with it’s own little character changes and quirks and twists.

However, what I did not know nor did I see coming was that Kaede was an absolute psychopath. I thought she was just the typical jealous girl. I didn’t think she’d absolutely snap and go after poor Asa like she did. With this sudden outburst, I can only imagine the fear poor Asa would have felt being suddenly attacked and screamed at like that on top of being told to just die.

It makes me cringe just thinking about it. I can understand why Kaede snapped, not that I condone it. I just never saw it coming!

The incident with Kaede isn’t the only thing in this anime that shocked me though! It’s an excellent anime and I would really like to play the visual novel someday as well. I highly recommend Shuffle! to you if you have not seen it.

So, what is an anime that had a scene that shocked you the most or that you just didn’t see coming? Let me know here or on facebook!

Thanks for reading!

Twin Tail Day- 2/2

The Japanese government has officially designated February 2nd as twin-tail day. I want to share some of my favorite anime themed characters with twin-tails! I say themed because some of my favorite artwork may not be from any specific anime but they may be from video games or even Vocaloid characters which are drawn in anime style.

My list is in no particular order and may also have some characters which don’t always have twin-tails or may not have full twin-tails but partial, but in my mind they still count. =^_^=

Let’s do this!

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  1. Usagi Tsukino/ Serena Tsukino from the Sailor Moon Series
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    Usagi Tsukino not only was the first character with twin-tails that I had ever seen but she was also the heroine in the first anime that I had ever seen. However, I started off with the original North American airing of Sailor Moon by DiC not the original Japanese or the new Sailor Moon Crystal. Either way though, I still really enjoyed the series as well as the character.

  2. Homura Akemi from Puella Magi Madoka Magica
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    Now, I understand that Homura doesn’t really have twin-tails in some of the timelines but one of my favorite versions of her was when she had the twin-tail braids =^_^= I feel that for her reasoning and resolve in regards to the wish she made to become a magical girl, the moe look suits her very well.

  3. Hatsune Miku Virtual Diva
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    Hatsune Miku is not from any anime, however, there are many manga featuring her now as well as plenty of illustrations and figures depicting her in an anime style. She’s super adorable and I really love the music that people create with her voicebank 😀

  4. Hiiragi Kagami from Lucky Star
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    Because who doesn’t enjoy a tsundere with twin-tails with a secret passion for yaoi manga!

  5. Primula from Shuffle!
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    She is one of my favorite characters from Shuffle! She’s just so darn adorable!

  6. Shizuku Mizutani from My Little Monster
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    My Little Monster is by far one of my favorite anime and Shizuku is easily one of my top anime characters. I really enjoyed watching her grow and watching her attitude change.

  7. Callie from the Wii U game Splatoon 
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    It counts!

  8. Rise Kujikawa from the Persona 4 games
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    Rise was easily my second favorite female character from Persona 4 Golden. I really wish she’d been playable in battle though. She will be who I decide to have a relationship with in my second play through in the game. My first choice was Yukiko Amagi :3

  9. Sasami from the Tenchi Muyo series
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    Sasami is another one of my first favorite anime characters =^_^= She’s just extremely adorable

  10. Tiara from Shamanic Princess
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    This series always amazed me with it’s artwork as well as its music and even though there aren’t many characters, Tiara really stood out. It wasn’t just her hair or her outfit though, it was her personality. This is a series I really need to go back and watch!

There it is! My top 10 anime themed characters with twin tails! I hope you enjoyed it, thanks for reading!