August 25, 2011
This show is still one of my favorite shows of the year, even if the last few episodes have been sort of a major letdown. The lack of blogging of this show is both a result of that and time constraints as an intern. I still get to watch the show when it airs, and I still reerve some disappointment over the fact that it still focuses much on the side characters when the show is about to end, and good ol’ Ohana still has her own long ways to go.
Not to say of course that this episode follows the same fate, but in reality the episode manages to balance out the side characters with the lead, and for that I feel confident that the show is back on track.
August 15, 2011
There are 2 exact why I stopped blogging Hana-Saku Iroha for a while:
1. Being in the operating room in the middle of the night when the episode airs, and being on duty for consecutive days, is not good for the brain.
2. The last few episodes for almost 2 months have been, in all honesty, the weakest in the series and nothing to really write home about.
The problem with the show for me is that it airs at the time of the week when I’m just too tired to write, and this is compounded by the fact that the episode qualities recently make it hard to really write anything about them. However the most recent episode has restored my faith in the show I billed as one of the favorites of the season, and also the year. Will really be looking forward to it’s return to form next week.
August 9, 2011
People have to make sacrifices in order to do what they think is right. I think it’s inevitable for everyone, and it becomes a matter of how willing one is to give up certain things in order to do what they think needs to be done. Daikichi certainly believes and is willing to do just that, but there are also those in Rin’s life who couldn’t do the same. Daikichi wishes to speak with Rin’s biological mother to know just why she chose to give her up, to perhaps achieve a bit of peace of mind about his new life and Rin’s own worries. There is still the question of whether Rin yearns for her own mother…