The Power of Three: Sankarea

The premise of “The Power of Three” series of posts is that we’re going to be looking at some kind of three-way relationship to see how it works. You know, going beyond kicking the tires and popping the hood. We’re going to try to figure out how the electronic ignition works, or something like that. […]

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The Power of Two: Nana

Man, I like Nana. It’s grown-up, right? Well, at least they try. The gimmick is that both main characters are named Nana, Nana Oosaki and Nana Kumatsu. They meet by accident on a train and become roommates as they try to make it in the big city, New York, New York. No, really it’s Tokyo, […]

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The Power of Three: Penguindrum

Penguindrum is one of those thing, like Wonder Egg Priority, that people have been recommending to me, like, forever. Really. Seriously. For ever. A Certain Retailer had two of the light novels and I gobbled them right up, wondering why the story seemed unfinished. SURPRISE! There are THREE novels. D’oh! And the anime wasn’t for […]

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